Hotel National - Bern

Hirschengraben 24, Bern, Switzerland, 3011  show map
 2 stars
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Hotel National - Bern

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Meeting facilities

Meeting room

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

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Multilingual staff

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Fine dining
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Night club

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Kettle

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Existing bedding FREE
Crib FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Hirschengraben 24, Bern, Switzerland, 3011

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City Center
  • Bern
    2000 ft
Train Stations
  • Bern railway station
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Hotel National, Bern (cuisine: French)
    100 ft
  • Mr. Pickwick Pub (cuisine: British)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Marzili Aareschwimmen
    2000 ft
Ski areas
  • Champery
    1600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    46

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Rooms and availability

Hotel National photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
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Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Private or Shared Bathroom Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Economy Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

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Economy Shared Bathroom Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Hotel National Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Bundesplatz1700 ft
  • Marktgasse2000 ft
  • Reitschule2300 ft
  • BAHO-Gallery2700 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center1700 ft

Places of interest

  • Zytglogge2700 ft

Train stations

  • Bern railway station1000 ft
  • Bern railway station1400 ft

Convention centers

  • Kulturhallen Dampfzentrale2300 ft

Amusement

  • Kino Alhambra400 ft
  • Billard Center Bern400 ft
  • Kino Club700 ft
  • The Bowling Company AG2300 ft
  • Kornhausplatz2700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • House of Parliament Bern1700 ft
  • House of Parliament Bern1700 ft
  • French Church Bern2300 ft
  • French Church Bern2300 ft
  • Kornhaus2700 ft

Museums

  • Kunstmuseum Bern2300 ft
  • Schweizerisches Alpines2700 ft

Parks

  • Restaurant Ringgenberg2700 ft

Theaters

  • Berner Heimatschutztheater400 ft
  • Studio-Bühne-Bern2000 ft

Local attractions

  • Tierpark Dahlholzli5200 ft
    Tierparkweg 1, Bern
  • Zentrum Paul Klee 1.7 mi
    Monument im Fruchtland 3, Bern
  • Zehendermaetteli2.4 mi
    Reichenbachstrasse, Bern
  • Rose Garden 1.1 mi
    Alter Aargauerstalden/Laubeggstr., Bern
  • Gurten1.9 mi
    3084 Wabern-Bern, Bern

Near the hotel

  • Central Railroad Station1300 ft
    BernSwitzerland
  • Federal Building 1900 ft
    Bundesplatz, Bern
  • Marzili Aareschwimmen2000 ft
    Marzilistrasse 29, Bern
  • Museum of Fine Arts 2300 ft
    Hodlerstrasse 8-12, Bern
  • Champery1600 ft
    Switzerland
  • Prison Tower 1900 ft
    Marktgasse 67, Bern
  • Old Town Bern2600 ft
    BernSwitzerland

Restaurants nearby

  • Hotel National, Bern100 ft

    Address: Hirschengraben 24
    Phone: +41 313811988

    62% likes this, based on 27 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 42 - USD 69

  • Da Carlo500 ft

    Address: Effingerstrasse 14
    Phone: +41 31 3811818

    70% likes this, based on 66 reviews
    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 26

  • Domino600 ft

    Address: Schwanengasse 3
    Phone: 031 311 41 91

    70% likes this, based on 17 reviews
    Cuisine: Lebanese
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 10

  • Mr. Pickwick Pub300 ft

    Address: Wallgasse
    Phone: +41 31 311 28 62

    78% likes this, based on 26 reviews
    Cuisine: British
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 34

  • Boky500 ft

    Address: Laupenstrasse 5

    Cuisine: Chinese

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    46

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  • Belp hotels - 7 km
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Hotel National Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel National

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 697 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    5.8

    Central location

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

  • Couple
    9.2

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

    Bathroom doorway very low

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    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.

  • Single
    8.8

    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.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    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.

  • Single
    8.2

    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.

  • Single
    5.0

    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.

  • Single
    7.0

    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.

  • Single
    4.2

    location

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

  • Single
    5.4

    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.

  • Family with children
    6.2

    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

  • Older travelers
    7.8

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

  • Family with children
    8.2

    It was very comfortable and coveniently situated.

  • Single
    6.6

    Its in the middle of city centre.

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

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    The location is accessible.

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

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel National - Bern Bern location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Hirschengraben 24, Bern, Switzerland, 3011

Get directions
City Center
  • Bern
    2000 ft
Train Stations
  • Bern railway station
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Hotel National, Bern (cuisine: French)
    100 ft
  • Mr. Pickwick Pub (cuisine: British)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Marzili Aareschwimmen
    2000 ft
Ski areas
  • Champery
    1600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    46

Hotel Awards

SwissHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBernHotel National

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

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