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Hotel City am Bahnhof
Ranked #26 of 30 Hotels in Bern
Malibu, California
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146 reviews
90 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

I just finished a two night stay at the Hotel City Am Bahnhof. It´s a very basic hotel and the rooms are clean but very small. The internet is free and works very well. The breakfast is good but basic. There are several good restaurants very close to the hotel. If you are in Bern for a short stop over it´s not bad but for anything longer than a couple of days, there are certainly better options available.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 2 May 2014 via mobile

We are here for just one night, but we loved it. Very helpful and friendly staff, awesome location few steps from train station, but very great area, surrounded by stores, restaurants, close to old town, and walking distance to major attractions. Traveling with a toddler, the hotel was very convenient, clean, very roomy, mini fridge in the room is a plus. The hotel was right for us, including price!

Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Right across the road from the main train station. It's a very basic hotel and the rooms were quite small but the location made up for it. We pretty much walked everywhere in Bern and took the trams a couple of times. The main thing was we would be taking the train to our next destination and didn't want to lug all our stuff everywhere to get to the station.

They provided a baby cot at no extra cost (which is what I expect!!). Choose it for the location.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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United States
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80 reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

Experience at this hotel is as expected given the price paid for the hotel. Customer service upon check in, could have been better. Had to wait until the guy acknowledged customers after he was off of the phone. Rooms did not have insulation. You could hear your inconsiderate neighbors when you're trying to sleep. Window has a balcony/staircase providing access to my room from outside. Breakfast was an extra charge. Right near the train station. Very noisy from outside noise. Bathroom was very tiny and didn't have very good water pressure or decent shower head. Hair dryer had wiring issues, which was not safe to use. As the walls were not even in the bathroom, the shower curtain/rod wasn't straight but diagonal. Check out, noticed after the fact that I was charged for food that I NEVER ate. Check out other nearby hotels.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled on business
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 March 2014

We spent two nights in City Hotel Bern. We had a very pleasant stay here and recommend the hotel to anyone looking for a convenient place to stay location wise in Bern. The hotel literally faces the station so there are no hassles in taking any extra transport once you arrive. The rooms are quiet with comfortable bedding and the usual hotel amenities (minibar, hairdryer and shower accessories). Rooms in Switzerland are definitely expensive so if you are looking for somewhere better than 'basic', City Hotel is a great option for the price. Breakfast was not included in our rate however the price is small if you wish to enjoy it. The hotel is close to some great city restaurants for dinner options. Spa facilities are available at the nearby Ambassador hotel.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2014

This hotel is very basic, good bed warm covers, very close to Bern train station. Check in was easy, and we were in our rooms in no time. There were amenities in the room and tea coffee facilities. We got in really late and checked out fairly early, so this room worked for us as we only needed to sleep for the night. I am not sure I would book with them again though if I had to stay longer than one night. But for a quick stopover it was more than sufficient.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Adelaide, Australia
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 10 December 2013 via mobile

The location is unbelievable! Literally 2 seconds from the train station and trams! People were really nice and helpful! Great wifi and use of printer! The room was very basic but fantastic by Switzerland standards! We really liked the place! Very clean and functional! Breakfast was also fantastic! Not heaps of hot stuff but for I loved it!

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel City am Bahnhof
Address: Bubenbergplatz 7 | 3011 Berne, Bern 3011, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 30 Hotels in Bern
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel City am Bahnhof 3*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the heart of Berne, Switzerland’s capital city. Our *** hotel is only a few steps away from the main railway station, Berne’s historic arcades and the Federal Houses of Parliament. City Hotel is the ideal choice for both business and holiday travellers, with cultural sites and shopping possibilities all within easy walking distance of our centrally located position. This charming hotel provides 58 generous rooms with a comfortable atmosphere. All rooms are equipped with bath or shower, radio, TV, telephone, hair-drier and a mini-bar. Quiet rooms available. ... more   less 
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