Hotel National - Bern

Hirschengraben 24, Bern, Switzerland, 3011show map
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7
Very goodBased on  907 reviews
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Overview

Hotel National welcomes guests in the middle of Bern meters away from a tower and a cathedral. Offering accommodation in the 5-story building, the hotel combines traditional architecture and modern facilities.

The hotel lies within 10 minutes' walk of House of Parliament Bern. Guests can get to Bern city center, which is 1 km away.

Hotel National is at a short distance from Bern railway train station.

Rooms

This hotel comprises 46 guestrooms with IDD telephone, music system, TV, a dressing area and a seating area. They are fitted with a kettle and coffee/tea makers as well as private bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and a bathroom phone.

Eat & Drink

The gastropub Boky is situated 150 meters of the property.

Services

Along with a news stand, a designated smoking place and a safe deposit box there are a copier and a meeting room available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   46.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Lift

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Fine dining
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Children's buffet

Spa & Leisure

  • Night club

Room features

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEOne child3 - 12 yearsExtra bedAll children13 - 16 yearsExtra bedMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Bern Clock TowerBern Clock Tower2700 ft
Münster CathedralMünster Cathedral3300 ft
Bern railway stationBern railway station1000 ft
Bern railway stationBern railway station1400 ft
EinsteinhausEinsteinhaus3000 ft
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Hotel National, BernHotel National, Bern100 ftHirschengraben 24
Mr. Pickwick PubMr. Pickwick Pub300 ftWallgasse
Da CarloDa Carlo500 ftEffingerstrasse 14
BokyBoky500 ftLaupenstrasse 5
DominoDomino600 ftSchwanengasse 3
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Congress Centre Kursaal BernCongress Centre Kursaal Bern4000 ft
WestsideWestside2.9 mi
BEA Bern ExpoBEA Bern Expo1.6 mi
PostFinance ArenaPostFinance Arena1.7 mi
Wankdorf StadiumWankdorf Stadium1.7 mi
Stade de SuisseStade de Suisse1.8 mi
BärengrabenBärengraben1.1 mi
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Getting around
Airports
Belp (BRN)3.6 mi
Sion (SIR)50.5 mi
Train
Bern railway station1400 ft
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Reviews
7.2
Very goodBased on  907  reviews
  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Central location

    Noise in the street, no good internet connection, unexpected extra charge

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Proximity to train station is excellent. Very helpful front counter staff, who speak a range of languages.

    Bathroom doorway very low

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Brilliant location, just round the corner from the station. Very friendly staff always available.

    The internet was a bit dodgy, didn't work most of the time. There was a computer downstairs which guests had free access too though.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The hotel was clean, comfortable and very conveniently situated for access to the station and the city centre, with a cinema just around the corner. The staff were pleasant and helpful. Breakfast in the adjoining restaurant was of a high standard, with boiled eggs, bread, marmalade/jam, cheese, cold meats, breakfast cereals, fresh fruit, tea/coffee/juice every morning. Internet access was available from a computer on the 2nd floor. The room I stayed in had a comfortable double bed with a TV, with an en suite bathroom with a good shower. I did not notice any noise/disturbance from the theatre during my stay, although this is mentioned as a possibility on the hotel website.

    The room did get a little too hot at night, and this could not be remedied by opening the window because the window opened onto a small roofed yard, which was the same temperature as the room.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    friendly, helpful staff, charming building, excellent breakfast, central location.

    street noise - no fault of the hotel - was quite loud as the city was repairing tram tracks under our windows. an electric room fan would have allowed us to close the windows and still be comfortable in the excessive late June heat.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Reception staff was very friendly and attentive.

    This is not a complaints but coffee at breakfast could be self-service. It was ready made in a big pot anyway. I didn't see the point of being served in a individual pot. It gets cold quickly.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Staff was very friendly and breakfast always nice. Very central and handy to get around the city. Regards Elisabeth Muller

    I stayed at the hotel for eight nights. My room must have been the smallest in the whole hotel. I could hardly move. Very dark and not pleasant to spend time in, except for sleeping. I like to bring to your attention, that there might be bed bugs in that bed I slept (Room 419) My body is covered in nasty bites and very itchy. Unfortunately,the size and facilities of my room where disappointing.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Room was pleasing and clean, somewhat more spacious than other hotels in Switzerland. Liked old world charm of the furnishings, carpets and architecture. Good buffet breakfast included at restaurant next door. Has free internet access so you can check emails. You can leave your luggage in the foyer if early for check in or not leaving Bern for some time after checkout. Very convenient location

    Somewhat noisy at night from party goers and tram track repairs, room on the corner and got noise from both sides. Best to purchase ear plugs, consequence of being in the city.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    location

    facility is older than throught and is not so valuable compare the price.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Location is very convenient (near the center/station). The staff is very kind.

    Too noisy, air conditioning is missing. The rooms are small and the design is average. Internet connection is ok but not convenient (login and password blocked after 72h and must be entered each time). Rather expensive.

  • 6.2
    Good

    We were traveling by train so the proximity to the station was good. The room cost included breakfast.

    We were traveling with our adult children. They were given a tiny room on the fifth floor for the same price as ours on the first floor but our double room was only marginally bigger. The advertised rooms on display outside the hotel were much larger. There was no air-conditioning and our room on the first floor was so small that we felt we needed a window open but the traffic and noise from nearby venues was very loud. The next night we asked for a fan. I did not feel that this hotel provided value for money, even considering Swiss hotels are expensive

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    It is noisy at night as people go to toliets /bathrooms.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    It was very comfortable and coveniently situated.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Its in the middle of city centre.

    Thought with this mony I'd get little bit better room.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The location is accessible.

    Not sure if Wifi is available or not. The room is a bit smelly.

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  907 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in Switzerland

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Good to know
Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEOne child3 - 12 yearsExtra bedAll children13 - 16 yearsExtra bedMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Getting around
Airports
Belp (BRN)3.6 mi
Sion (SIR)50.5 mi
Train
Bern railway station1400 ft
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