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Hotel Bern - Luxury holidays to Bern

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  • About this holiday

    The four star Hotel Bern is situated amidst the old houses of the Swiss capital, but retains its own glamourous modern feel. With an excellent restaurant, and even better access to the main attractions of Bern, this Best Western hotel is a popular and convenient option for a one or two night stay as part of a longer Swiss rail journey.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Holiday prices

    This hotel is usually included as part of a rail touring holiday around Switzerland, so prices therefore vary. Please contact one of our personal travel specialists for up-to-date details and offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH1966

    Our opinion

    The Hotel Bern offers excellent value for money in an enviable location.

    Hotel description

    The four star Hotel Bern sits in the centre of the Swiss capital, Bern, on the meander of the River Aare. The hotel prides itself on its modern style, with a typically urban façade befitting of its enviable location and sleek minimalist rooms that are brought to life by splashes of vibrant colour. Light wood furnishings are dressed with white sheets and accompanied by bright, designer armchairs and coffee tables. Each room looks out onto the charming streets of Bern, right at the heart of the city, but with the benefit of peaceful neighbouring streets. The City Restaurant blends this modern, stripped back style with all the glitz and glamour of the capital. Impressive chandeliers hang from the ceiling, illuminating the striking traditional artworks on the walls. The tables and chairs are very simply adorned with a single white candle in the centre, which aids the romantic, sophisticated ambience. The food here possesses a distinct gourmet touch, with a refined balance of traditional and international flavours and exceptional presentation. The venue proves consistently popular with local residents as well as hotel guests. After dinner, relax with a digestif at the restaurant bar, in one of the comfortable seats tucked away in a cosy corner. During the day, venture out into Bern to uncover the most impressive cultural and historic sites, visiting art galleries, museums, and the lakes and valleys further out. The Hotel Bern provides excellent value for money in a sought after location that is both valuable and attractive as part of a rail touring holiday around Switzerland.

    Location

    In the centre of the Swiss capital, near the shores of the Aare River and the Zytglogge.

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    Distance from airport

    81 miles

    Closest airport

    Zurich International Airport

    Room types

    99 rooms with wifi, television, telephone, radio, safe, refrigerator, desk, seating area, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary mineral water, and king size bed.
    Single Economy Room
    Single Business Room
    Double Economy Room
    Double Standard Room
    Double Comfort Room
    Triple Room

    Hotel facilities and services

    City Restaurant and bar.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    During your stay in Bern, we recommend conducting a self-guided tour around the town, stopping off at the key cultural and historic sites. Perhaps begin with the Federal Palace of Switzerland, with its magnificent domed hall and majestic exterior. Visit the Bern Historical Museum, the second largest historical museum in Switzerland and reminiscent of an old castle. The Natural History Museum is known for its life-size dioramas. Then, perhaps move on to the Zentrum Paul Klee, which exhibits over 4000 of Klee’s works, or the Swiss Alpine Museum, which hosts temporary exhibitions with mountain themes. More artwork can be seen at the Museum of Fine Arts or the Kunsthalle. The Zytglogge mechanical clock tower is an iconic symbol for Bern, as are the brown bears in the Bärengraben Park. The town’s religious history can be explored in the 15th century Bern Minster, which has a spectacular and unusual tower, the Nydeggkirche, and the imposing Church of the Holy Ghost. To complete your tour, visit the 16th century Kindlifresserbrunnen fountain, the Münsterplatz, or the Moossee Lake just outside of Bern.

    Sports nearby

    Swimming, biking, hiking, river rafting, kayaking, paddle-boarding, hot air balloon rides, skiing (winter), and golf.

    Children

    Children under 12 stay in their parents’ room free of charge. Children under 6 also receive complimentary breakfast. Children staying in an interconnecting room are charged 50% of standard rate.

    Minimum stays

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