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Hotel Freienhof

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28/05/2017 29/05/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Freienhof has a great location in the old town, a few metres from the covered wooden bridge, where you can see surfers and kayakers riding the turbulent wash of the river Aare. The hotel has secure, covered parking close by and excellent English speaking staff. The beds are ultra comfortable, and the rooms spacious with rain-style showers, and a...

Thank George H
Ursula F, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Freienhof, responded to this review

Dear guest Indeed, Thun is one of the nicest small towns in Switzerland I know. Thank you very much for your good review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you are recommending it. We are looking forward to welcome you again in the hotel Freienhof. See you soon. The Hotel Freienhof-Team

Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff, great location, reasonably priced, hotel in Thun. Walking distance to Town Centre and on the beautiful lake. Rooms are spacious, clean, modern, and have everything you need. The only negative is the breakfast is completely underwhelming - bread, cheese, low quality yoghurt. I suppose this represents the usual Continental style offering - but I left each day looking...

Thank Mark S
Ursula F, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Freienhof, responded to this review

Dear Marc Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to hear, that you appreciated our staff, the location and the beautiful area of Thun. We are sorry, that our breakfast didn't meet your expectations. We serve a typical Swiss breakfast with different kinds of bred, local yoghurt, birchermuesli, chees, fresh fruits and cold cuts. We hope to...

Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent room. Location very central, on river with mountain and town views. Conference facilities good. Really good breakfast. All round good service. Would return privately as well as on business .....

Thank Gingerhonk
Ursula F, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Freienhof, responded to this review

Dear Gingerhonk Thank you very much for this good Review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and that you are recommending it. We are looking forward to welcome you again in the Hotel Freienhof. See you soon. The Hotel Freienhof-Team

Reviewed 7 February 2017

Excellent location, about 5 mins from Thus train station. Bus no 21 to Interlaken stops outside the hotel. Walking distance to Thus castle and town centre. Very good non meaty breakfast. Special on Sundays with cooked to order omelettes, smoked salmon and champagne. Basic but clean rooms, overlooking side of the lake.

Thank Sas M
Ursula F, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Freienhof, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your review. We always try to do our best and are happy to hear, that our guests appreciate it. We would like to welcome you again in Thun. Best regards The Hotel Freienhof Team.

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome on arrival. Staff very friendly. Room basic, but very clean. Clothes storage minimal. Breakfast very basic. Lunch very good, accompanied by prompt friendly service. Free wifi, and free bottle of water each day

Thank bbwoody
Ursula F, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Freienhof, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your review. We will forward your compliments to our staff. We would be happy to welcome you another time. Best regards Hotel Freienhof Team

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a week for a conference with my wife. Hotel is in a great location, central, and right on the river with wonderful views. Hotel is easily walkable from the main train station. We came into Zurich and caught the train here, just note the fare for a basic return was actually less than the specific transfer ticket...

Thank softywalter
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The location is very good, just on the side of beautiful river and old village of Thun. The river is so nice with old wooden bridge. The room is so small but the view is great, if you are in the river side. The restaurant serve good Swiss local food and the staff is friendly enough to welcoming us.

Thank faozanrizal
Ursula F, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Freienhof, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for visiting our place. We are happy to hear, that you enjoyed Thun, the old town and the river. We are very proud to live in this City. It is also great to hear, that you were satisfied with our services. Our staff is always trying to fulfil all desires of our guests. We hope to...

Gold Bar, Washington
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed Hotel Freienhof 3 adults in the panorama suite. @ bedrooms one bath. 2 large balconies and 2 very small balconies off each bedroom. No kitchen. A small refrigerator and dining room set, sofa and chairs with large coffee table. Coffee maker. Large suite on the river. deck chairs and table on one balcony. Modern style suite. Also received...

Thank sandy12
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel has very nice location and it's easy to find. But not value of the money... Rooms are small, and we didnt like the atmosphere of the room even we did know what the room was going to look like(modern one), one of ouer group had the traditional room with small balcony and it was fine. But view from...

Thank 649senjas
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

What I can tell about this wonderful hotel. The location is excellent in the center of Thun city in an island in the middle of the river and all rooms have direct view on the river and bridges. Rooms are clean and the staff are service oriented. They have free car parking for hotel residents. I strongly recommend this hotel.

Thank baderistanbul

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our historic, yet modern hotel is situated in an idyllic spot by the River Aare on the edge of the old town of Thun. 66 renovated modern rooms, 700m2 of professionally equipped seminar facilities and a creative kitchen offering speciality foods are brought to you in a refreshing manner by our young team. Although we are in the centre of town, peace and quiet are guaranteed since our rooms are on a little peninsular where all you hear are the gentle sounds of the River Aare. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Freienhof

Address: Freienhofgasse 3, Thun 3600, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Thun
Price Range: $211 - $433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Freienhof 4*
Number of rooms: 66
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Freienhof Swiss Quality Thun
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“Panorama suite has great views”
sandy12, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room near the end of the hotel, near the water”
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LoneRangerAus, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not change room when you can see the bridge&water... everybody complains too noisy”
zsike05, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors = better views of the river/lake and alps.”
alisad480, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Best views, great rooms,”
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