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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

People are nice at the reception. Not sure that rooms are very well isolated from noise. The rooms are not very big but bathroom, toilets and room itself are clean. I think that the main drawback is poor choice for breakfast.

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not cheap, even for Bern. There is also a faint smell of cigarette smoke throughout the hotel, and the breakfast is adequate, but with a limited offering. My room was quiet, and the staff were friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights with work, and it was your typical 'not very good European hotel'. The worst bit was the pillow. You only get one, and it's hopeless. Combined with a not very comfy mattress and no 24hr reception it's a passable place to stay in a decent location, but not somewhere I'll be rushing back to anytime soon.

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Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for just 1 night so I am not sure if that's enough time to really give an in-depth review. The location is perfect as it is in the old town. However, the room we stayed in was very small and I found the bathroom arrangement a bit weird. No toiletries were provided in our room which I... More 

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Clovis, California
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent visit at Hotel Goldener Schlussel for three nights. We were upgraded to a large room in the back which was quiet and very nice. The hotel staff were extremely helpful with travel advice and reservations. Breakfast was good and plentiful. If we return to Bern, we would come back to this hotel.

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

The hotel is easily reachable on foot from the RR station, unless you are carrying lots of bags, The inside of the building is recently updated and modern even though the building appears to date from the 1500's. Berne is beautifully maintained very old city to be explored on foot. The room was OK with hard wood floor. The bathroom... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

The staff was friendly and helpful. The location was good - walkable from the train station, and close to downtown. But the room we had, for the price we paid, was very poor. I have been traveling for decades, and I know what to expect in a major city, in a good location. But our room, which was definitely NOT... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

After walking the old town, looking at menus, we finally decided on this restaurant. It looked spacious, clean and attractive. We both took their menu's recommendation which was lamb filets with their twist on corn fritters. The lamb was simply delicious as was everything else. Service was attentive and pleasant...the price was not cheap but standard for Switzerland and well... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Our room was spacious and well appointed with comfy beds , safe, desk and easy chairs. Bathroom is an interesting pod - was a little worried the floor would flood when showering but it didn't. Breakfast pleasant. Building lovely and location can not be beaten

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel Goldener Schlussel is located in the Old City in Bern. It's a short ride to the hotel on a tram or bus from the train station. The hotels in Bern offer a free public transportation pass for your stay including the trip to the hotel (with a confirmation letter from the hotel.) It's a short walk to the hotel.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our 34 modern, charming and comfortable rooms are tastefully decorated. The hotel is located in the pedestrian quarter and has very quiet rooms overlooking the courtyard. All rooms have shower, WC, radio, direct dialling telephone, TV with flat screen, public wireless LAN, safe and hairdryer. There is an internet corner for your convenience at the reception. Open 364 days a year, our restaurant is an inviting and typical old town building with excellent Swiss Cuisine. Try one of our classic specialities such as Maiskroketten, Salade folle, Wiener Schnitzel, Suure Mocke or Lammmignons. With pride we serve the best Swiss sausages for instance Glarner Kalberwurst, Tessiner Luganighetta, Berner Zungenwurst or Boutefas from Payerne. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Goldener Schlussel

Address: Rathausgasse 72, Bern 3011, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Price Range: $239 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Goldener Schlussel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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“Open windows admit noise; back rooms are quiet. The beds are hard but can be softened with an available (free?) topper.”
 of 5 bubbles BusinessCouple70, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We only tried the restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles guyrlac, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get room facing courtyard”
  • Bathroom in an unusual location!
 of 5 bubbles Urban_Travellers_11, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“room 111 is the best even if on the road side”
 of 5 bubbles MirkoM941, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Quieter room are at the back of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Cathy_Bob, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
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