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BELLEVUE PALACE Bern
Ranked #1 of 30 Hotels in Bern
Certificate of Excellence
chicago
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67 reviews
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed 15 September 2011

We loved our stay in this hotel. The public rooms are very beautiful. The room was nice, if a little in need of an update. The bathroom was very nice. The restaurant terrace is great - we enjoyed having breakfast in the sunshine overlooking the Aare. The location is very convienient to all of the sites of Bern.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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90 reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2011

Nice hotel, nice service, perfectly located next to the Swiss parliament. Rooms are ok, but i would have expected a flat screen TV for the price. We also like the gourmet restaurant very much. plenty of space and privacy with a nice service

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 August 2011

Beautiful hotel, situated in the centre of Bern overlooking the river and close enough to walk everywhere. Very clean and lovely staff. Rooms were very big and comfortable. Would highly recommend staying at this hotel!

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Chicago
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69 reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2011

This was a wonderful hotel with gorgeous public rooms and wonderful guestrooms. It was a beautiful room (no view), wonderful bathroom. Two things I have to agree with a previous writer on is the lack of free wifi -- a per minute charge in these days -- and the teeny-tiny tv. They even had an elaborate system with tv channels from all over the world. However, it was really tedious and grueling to use, and the old tube-tv was hard to see. It is unfortunate and frustrating since there were so many channels available. We spent three weeks in Europe, and this was the only hotel without a flat screen tv, although it was the most expensive.
The room had wonderful closets and a great, modern bathroom. The desk staff was awesome....friendly yet professional.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Wilmette, Illinois
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254 reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2011

Overall, a beautiful hotel in a beautiful location. We had rooms on the 4th floor overlooking the Aare and the river. Very spacious, very nice bathrooms, all possible amenities, couldn't ask for more. Great breakfast buffet, included in our rate. Very little negative things to say about this place. Very good. Two small points though. We had a room with a very old-fashioned tube TV which was also very small. Almost impossible to watch from your bed, considering the nice size of the room. A hotel in this range should have nice, flat screen TV, no excuses. Other thing is that I also believe 5* hotels should have free wifi somewhere in the building (doesn't have to be every single room though it would be nice and even make sense as well), whether it's the lobby, or some other central point but with certain prices you cannot charge per minute internet anymore. It's that simple. Other than that, can't fault this place and definitely the best place in Bern.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Property: BELLEVUE PALACE Bern
Address: Kochergasse 3 - 5, Bern 3011, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Bellevue Palace)
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Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Bern
#1 Business Hotel in Bern
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bern
#2 Family Hotel in Bern
Price range (per night): $425 - $841
Hotel Class:5 star — BELLEVUE PALACE Bern 5*
Number of rooms: 128
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel of the Swiss government with a history extending back 150 years - The BELLEVUE PALACE is the only grand hotel in the heart of the capital. The magnificent salons, the grandiose vista of the Bernese Alps and the warm hospitality make this luxury hotel so unique. It has always been a meeting place for politicians and diplomats, it featured in John le Carre's spy novels, and it is also a casual meeting place for the whole of Berne. La BELLE VIE au BELLEVUE PALACE. ... more   less 
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