Schweizerhof Bern Hotel

Bahnhofplatz 11, Bern, Switzerland, 3001  show map
 5 stars
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Schweizerhof Bern Hotel

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Horseback riding

Canoeing

Billiards/Pool tables

Darts

Badminton

Mini golf

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

Located in a historic area of Bern, the 5-star Schweizerhof Bern Hotel offers a ballroom, an indoor heated pool and a sundeck. Built in 1913 and remodeled in 2011, the exclusive hotel combines neoclassical architecture and modern facilities.

The hotel is situated in the heart of Bern and within a 10-minute walk of Old Town Bern, Bear Park and Clock Tower. The property is set within 1 km distance from Bern city center.

Nearby points of interest include a church, a theater and a tower.

A 10-minute walk to Marzili cable car station.

Rooms

Staying in one of the hotel’s 99 individual rooms, guests will enjoy a panoramic view over the city center and make use of free Wi-Fi, a stereo system, individual climate control, a laptop safe and armchairs. Room facilities also include a microwave, a cooktop and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the bar every morning. The stunning on-site restaurant specializes in French cuisine. The Lobby bar features billiards and a terrace. Guests can dine in Restaurant Sassafraz and Jack's Brasserie (Hotel Schweizerhof) located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

You can start your day with a american breakfast, which costs CHF 45 per person per night.  A continental breakfast is served at the price of CHF 25 per person per night. 

Services

Business facilities include a business center, a projection screen and a slide projector.

Relax

The on-site Turkish steam bath, reflex massage and hammam will meet all guests' expectations. Guests can keep fit with fitness classes and a gym offered on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at CHF 40 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   99.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Gay friendly
  • Free safe at reception
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Canoeing
  • Snowsports
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Table tennis
  • Badminton
  • Mini golf
  • Squash
  • Racquetball
  • Handball
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • DVDs/Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Live entertainment
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun terrace
  • Library
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
  • Armchair
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Espresso maker

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Pillow menu
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Bahnhofplatz 11, Bern, Switzerland, 3001

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City Center
  • Bern
    300 m
Train Stations
  • Bern railway station
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • tibits (cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Healthy)
    40 m
  • Jack's Brasserie (Hotel Schweizerhof)
    10 m
Parks
  • Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)
    640 m
Ski areas
  • Champery
    160 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    99

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Rooms and availability

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Premier Deluxe Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 35 m²
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    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or King-size bed
    Size: 33 m²
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      Bed type: King-size bed or Queen-size bed or Twin beds
      Size: 60 m²
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        Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or King-size bed
        Size: 48 m²
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        Classic Junior Suite

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          Standard Family Room
          Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds
          Size: 66 m²
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            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 2 Single beds
            Size: 38 m²
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              Bed type: Twin beds or King-size bed or Double bed
              Size: 43 m²
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              Deluxe Room (Plus) - BAR

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                Presidential Suite
                Bed type: King-size bed
                Size: 120 m²
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                  Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds
                  Size: 76 m²
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                    Luxury Double Room
                    Bed type: Double bed
                    Size: 43 m²
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                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Schweizerhof Bern Hotel Bern location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      Bahnhofplatz 11, Bern, Switzerland, 3001

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Bern
                        300 m
                      Train Stations
                      • Bern railway station
                        100 m
                      • Bus stop
                        100 m
                      Restaurants
                      • tibits (cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Healthy)
                        40 m
                      • Jack's Brasserie (Hotel Schweizerhof)
                        10 m
                      Parks
                      • Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)
                        640 m
                      Ski areas
                      • Champery
                        160 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2011
                      • Number of floors:
                        5
                      • Number of rooms:
                        99

                      Hotel Awards

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                      What's nearby

                      Tourist attractions

                      • Bundesplatz - 300 m
                      • Marktgasse - 300 m
                      • Reitschule - 300 m
                      • Bern Clock Tower - 500 m
                      • BAHO-Gallery - 500 m

                      Popular areas

                      • City Center - 200 m

                      Places of interest

                      • House of Parliament Bern - 300 m
                      • French Church Bern - 300 m
                      • Zytglogge - 500 m

                      Train stations

                      • Bern railway station - 100 m
                      • Bern railway station - 100 m

                      Amusement

                      • Billard Center Bern - 400 m
                      • Kino Club - 400 m
                      • Kino Alhambra - 400 m
                      • Kornhausplatz - 500 m

                      Monuments and Landmarks

                      • House of Parliament Bern - 300 m
                      • French Church Bern - 300 m
                      • Kornhaus - 400 m

                      Museums

                      • Kunstmuseum Bern - 300 m

                      Parks

                      • Restaurant Ringgenberg - 500 m
                      • Botanischer Garten - 600 m

                      Theaters

                      • Berner Heimatschutztheater - 300 m

                      Local attractions

                      • Rose Garden (Rosengarten) - 1.5 km
                        Alter Aargauerstalden/Laubeggstr., Bern
                      • Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center) - 2.5 km
                        Monument im Fruchtland 3, Bern
                      • Zehendermaetteli - 3.6 km
                        Reichenbachstrasse, Bern
                      • Tierpark Dahlholzli - 1.7 km
                        Tierparkweg 1, Bern
                      • Gurten - 3.3 km
                        3084 Wabern-Bern, Bern

                      Near the hotel

                      • Central Railroad Station - 80 m
                        BernSwitzerland
                      • Prison Tower (Kafigturm) - 240 m
                        Marktgasse 67, Bern
                      • Federal Building (Bundeshaus) - 320 m
                        Bundesplatz, Bern
                      • Cathedral at Munsterplatz / St. Vincent (Munster Kirche) - 440 m
                        BernSwitzerland
                      • Champery - 160 m
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                      • Museum of Fine Arts (Kunstmuseum) - 300 m
                        Hodlerstrasse 8-12, Bern
                      • Old Town Bern - 510 m
                        BernSwitzerland

                      Restaurants nearby

                      • tibits - 40 m

                        Address: Bahnhofplatz 10
                        Phone: 031 312 91 11

                        71% likes this, based on 124 reviews
                        Cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Healthy
                        Price Range: GBP 10 - GBP 26

                      • Ristorante Scala - 30 m

                        Address: Schweizerhof-Passage 7
                        Phone: +41 31 326 45 45

                        74% likes this, based on 42 reviews

                      • Ristorante Pomodoro - 100 m

                        Address: Neuengasse 25
                        Phone: 031 311 75 41

                        63% likes this, based on 17 reviews
                        Cuisine: Italian

                      • Jack's Brasserie (Hotel Schweizerhof) - 10 m

                        Address: Bahnhofplatz 11
                        Phone: 031 326 80 80

                        70% likes this, based on 91 reviews

                      • Confiserie Eichenberger - 60 m

                        Address: Bahnhofplatz 5
                        Phone: +41 31 311 33 25

                        75% likes this, based on 17 reviews
                        Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 16

                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2011
                      • Number of floors:
                        5
                      • Number of rooms:
                        99

                      Hotel Awards

                      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBernSchweizerhof Bern

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Spa Hotels in Switzerland

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                      Schweizerhof Bern Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Schweizerhof Bern

                      Average guest rating

                      9.2out of 10
                      Superb
                      Based on 92 reviews

                      Guest reviews

                      • Older travelers
                        9.6

                        Fabulous refinishing combining old world style with high tech pampering

                      • Older travelers
                        8.8

                        Excellent location and within walking distance from everything in the city. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Mini-bar was loaded with complimentary items, so much so that we could not take advantage of all in the two days we were there. Valet parking was very efficient. Each time the car was brought around, we were offered complimentary bottled water for our journey. Overall, an a+ on this Hotel. Definitely the best Bern has to offer!!

                        The spa was not completed, at the time of our stay. We were under the impression that the remodeling had been completed. When one considers a price of 650 chf per night, plus 40 chf for parking, a spa is expected. We should have been provided a refund on the value of the spa. Although we do not smoke, for those who do, the smoking/cigar lounge is also not yet available.

                      • Older travelers
                        9.2

                        Perfect location close to the Railway station. The hotel has been renovated recently and everything was in mint condition. The room was spacious and comfortable. The personnel was in general very young and friendly.

                        The price was quite expensive, and didn't include the breakfast. Quite astonishing, I must say. In addition 40 chf for a day's parking is on the heavy side, I believe. The temperature was far too high, and it was impossible to regulate the air condition system for a temperature lower than 20 degrees. In fact however, the temperature appeared considerably higher. Strange and a pity, since it destroyed my sleep. You could of course open a window, but then you would not benefit from the excellent isolation against the noise outside.

                      • Single
                        8.2

                        I mostly liked the good quality of the interior designing, the comfort, the free services included in the room package and the spacious rooms.

                        Should be more flexible with the checkout timings, it is quite common in all the hotels to have late checkout like 2 or 3 pm.

                      • Single
                        9.6

                        Everything!! Location - short walk from the main train station, right in the middle of the shopping district and close to the government buildings. Helpful, efficient, friendly, smiling staff, from the reception team to the chambermaids and even the electrician in the hallway. Fantastic level of maintenance, everything works well, in-room facilities include all one could wish for and all state-of-the art high-tech. Great bath&shower room! Good gym and spa. I was in a De-lux single that was bigger then many doubles I stayed in all over the world. Bottom line - if you can afford it try it. You will not be disappointed.

                        What's not to like?

                      • Group of friends
                        10.0

                        I´ts a lovley hotel!! So close to everything and the staff was great.

                      • Single
                        10.0

                        I love my stay at the Hotel Schweizerhof Bern and specially its SPA! Just perfect :)

                      • Single
                        9.6

                        Excelent service, above average even for Swiss standards. Staff is extremely helpful and friendly, rooms are very confortable and clean. Great location, just across the street from the main train station and near main local public transportation system. The sorrounding area is pretty safe even late at night.

                        The breakfast is not bad but a little bit below what I would expect.

                      • Family with children
                        9.6

                        Really five stars and evevn more ,I've liked my staying at hotel ..my best choice at Bern...

                        Not big lobby that what I have observed

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        Superb and modern rooms, hotel was fully renovated in 2012

                        Note very cheap, but the rooms and service were top-notch

                      • Older travelers
                        9.2

                        Nicht gut war die Klimatisation: ausser im Gang hatte ich im ganzen Hotel (v.a. Zimmer, Restaurant) den Eindruck eines kühlen Luftzugs, wodurch ein Aufenthalt schnell unangenehm wurde. Die Lichtschaltung ist schwierig zu bedienen, insbesondere wenn man sie nur benötigt, wenn man um Mitternacht ins Hotelzimmer kommt.

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        Facilities and staff attention simply excellent.

                      • Single
                        9.2

                        First-class hotel; very comfortable, well-decorated, perfect location, and very helpful staff and service.

                        Some lack of clarity about what was and was not included in the room rate - though this was handled well by the staff at checkout.

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        very comfortable,staff all are nice,near to train station and shopping area

                        wifi free only 1 hour/day and not fast

                      • Single
                        10.0

                        It was one of the best hotels I have stayed in. Really good value for money and a really good supportive staff. When I am in Bern again, would definitely pick thi one again.

                        Nothing much to comment here expect no iron in room!

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Schweizerhof Bern Hotel Bern location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      Bahnhofplatz 11, Bern, Switzerland, 3001

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Bern
                        300 m
                      Train Stations
                      • Bern railway station
                        100 m
                      • Bus stop
                        100 m
                      Restaurants
                      • tibits (cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Healthy)
                        40 m
                      • Jack's Brasserie (Hotel Schweizerhof)
                        10 m
                      Parks
                      • Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)
                        640 m
                      Ski areas
                      • Champery
                        160 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2011
                      • Number of floors:
                        5
                      • Number of rooms:
                        99

                      Hotel Awards

                      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBernSchweizerhof Bern

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Spa Hotels in Switzerland

                      Use Badge