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Bern Backpackers - Hotel Glocke

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great! Center of downtown, close walk to the train. Clean, friendly staff, beautiful views from the common area and from the room we were in. Common area spacious, and wifi worked throughout building. Breakfast wasn't included, but for what you pay for the hostel we didn't mind.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I stayed for one night. I arrived early to explore the city. I would recommend the hostel and stay here again. Positives (+) - Location. Bern Backpackers is in the heart of the city centre, up to 10 minutes walking to/from the train station. The hostel is just off the main street. It is located next to the Clock Tower...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This hostel is located right in the middle of Old Town Bern, with tram stops right out the door and the main shopping street (including supermarkets) right nearby. Positives: comfortable beds & linen, clean, spacious common room/dining area, big lockers in room, well equipped kitchen to cook meals, great laundry facilities (5 franc each for washer/dryer), good wifi. Generally a...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The best thing about Bern Backpackers is that you are in the heart of the Old District with main sights no more than 5 minutes walk away. The hostel is clean and well organised! It was pretty quite most likely because it was winter, I would hope in summer they organise activities to get a more community feel. I would...

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Located smack dab in the middle of the old town. Unique Kindlifresserbrunnen (child eating goblin fountain) is basically right outside the hostel. Rooms and bathrooms are clean, nice common area, staff are lovely. The only annoying thing is that reception is not 24 hours.

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We booked for 4 people's in 1 room, The room are clean and quite big, you can ate your food in commons room, can cook, heat your food and laundry. They also provide free ticket bus. And the place is near the city.

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Very centrally located, near the train station and nice and clean....I stayed in 6 bed female dorm...toilets were not en-suite...note the timings when reception is open...reception can get very busy and so had to wait for a long time which checking in. Same happened to other customers.

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Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I had a great experience here until the weekend hit! The last night I stayed here, the bar that is located downstairs blared music so loudly that I didn't sleep the entire night. There is a kitchen area and the location is amazing, but not being able to sleep kind of ruins it for me.

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Reviewed 23 September 2016

I only spent a night here, and nothing particularly stood out about this hostel. For Bern, it was a good place to stay: fairly near the station, and in a beautiful part of the Bern Old City. I thought the beds weren't very comfortable, and there weren't many powerpoints in the common area / dining room. But otherwise, it was...

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This place is very close to town (just 2 stop from the train station). It's very clean,fair price and all you need is in here. This hostel has a kitchen that you can cooking for your food ( that's mean you can save a lot of money) Bad things is you have to check-in at 3 pm and check-out at...

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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our location is unbeatable! Bern Backpackers is the most centrally located hostel in Bern. Big common room with a great communal kitchen, laundry, internet, TV, free tea, free WI-Fi, fussball table etc - all available 24hrsClose to restaurants, bars, clubs museums and theatres. Our hostel is clean, safe, comfortable and well equipped which ensures your stay is a pleasant and enjoyable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bern Backpackers - Hotel Glocke

Address: Rathausgasse 75, Bern 3011, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Price Range: $59 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“Request bottom bunk”
juliab551, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“lots of stairs - take the elevator!”
SarahFabolous, 17 Jun 2015 | Read review
“if you are a couple, try private room, but if you are travelling with 4 or 6 people together, they can offer a a private room for 4 to 6 people with sharing bathroom. If you want to buy a Swiss Army foldable knife, just in front of the hotel.”
iwane2013, 18 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Remember that the reception closes between 12:00 and 15:00!”
830pedroa, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Top floor is a good bet to avoid noise.”
hnoramczyk, 27 May 2014 | Read review
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