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Bern Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 31 January 2014

It's right behing Bundeshaus and next to the river, you can easily go to the city center or enjoy a beautiful view from the river. The rooms and the bathrooms are very clean, the breakfast had a few good options but was still very good.

Thank rafaeltloureiro
Melaka, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 January 2014

The location is great. Short drive to the town. Located next to the river with scenic view. The staff are friendly and helpful. View and few minutes walk to the Swiss Parliament. Free Wi-Fi is available at public area. We got a room for us 4 in a 5-bunk beds dorm with shared bathrooms. Room is big, neat and clean....

1Thank teenagesab_87
Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I stayed at this hostel because there was a convention in town and all the other hotels were full. The room was simple but clean. A very small bed and a little uncomfortable. It is located in the lower town, near the river, but fairly close to downtown. I had never stayed in hostel before, but from what I've heard...

1Thank Antonio D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2013

The hostel was relatively well-located, easy to navigate from the central train station (hauptbahnof). Room was rather cramped (5 in the family in a room) but still acceptable, but the cold shower was just bad. Apart from having to keep pushing a button to keep the water flowing, the water was barely warm and turned freezing cold very quickly, which...

Thank J_travels143
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 21 October 2013

This hostel was pretty good but it was the most expensive hostel I stayed at in 2 weeks in Switzerland. The breakfast was good and they have nice expresso and tea! The room I stayed in had 3 bunk beds and the bathroom was down the hall. The blow dryer was great but it was so annoying to have to...

Thank aprueitt
Reviewed 31 July 2013

The hostel was in a great location right by the river Aare, it was clean and the breakfast had a great choice of different types of food. But the reception staff were not very helpful, when a fellow traveller asked where he could eat he was told to walk back into town. He wasn't told about the restaurant that was...

Thank Willothewisplondon
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Good location close to the main area. Buffet breakfast was included and there was a good selection. Lockers in the room and baggage storage available if you need it. Free wifi. There was no kitchen, just a microwave and kettle and a large sitting area. The showers were really annoying as they operated by pushing a button that kept turning...

1Thank Strawberry3131
Reviewed 3 June 2013 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at the Bern Youth Hostel. While it certainly was a no-frills visit, it had everything we needed. It was close to the center/tourist sites, the staff was friendly and helpful, there was a good WiFi connection in the common areas, it was not too expensive, and it was reasonably clean. My friend and I had our...

1Thank Alice3403
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2012

I stayed there a long time ago, July '09 to be correct, and it was a simple night stop on a trip through Bern. The hostel was fine and had everything you needed in a hostel. I can't remember the price but I think it was decent. I stayed with a group of friends and there were some others from...

Thank Adam W
Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Me and my boyfriend stayed at the youthhostel for almost 10 days in Sept2012.It is too expensive for just offering a bed and a very poor breakfast.Some of the people working there were very polite but at the beginning of the 2nd week we decided to book 4 days more they said ok and the next morning when i had...

Thank evi p

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bern youth hostel is becoming worthy of a capital city: for 60 years we have been welcoming guests and friends of Bern to the youth hostel. The listed building has been completely renovated so that we can also offer you a pleasant stay in our wonderful capital in future. We look forward to the exciting time during the conversion period and even more to being able to welcome you again at the start of 2018 to Bern youth hostel, which will then be resplendent with its new finish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bern Youth Hostel

Address: Weihergasse 4 | 3005 Bern, Bern 3005, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Hotel Class:2 star — Bern Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Book a room for your group not a shared dorm”
 of 5 bubbles guider50, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the double room with shared or private toilet is a better choice.no wi fi in all the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles evip483, 7 Nov 2012 | Read review
“The female partner, if staying with you in dorm - then she need to use the toilet on another floor. So check if you want mix dorm (Mix dorm is nothing but the accomdation in the Male dorms) or you want room!”
 of 5 bubbles mnv_iitb, 29 Mar 2012 | Read review
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