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Hotel Belle Epoque

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

Like several others, we were very keen to stay in the UNESCO World Heritage Bern Old City. Hotel Belle Epoque was a magnificent choice for our 5 night stay. There is a bus stop (Nydegg) virtually outside the front door, and a post box which was convenient for sending off those all-important postcards. Our room was very comfortable and well-appointed.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

What's good here: - Perfect location for exploring Bern sights (and restaurants) - Pleasant, helpful staff - That unique small hotel feel (if you, like me, prefer this to big hotel chains) - Attractive decor What can be improved: - Breakfast was uninspiring for a 4-star hotel - We found the pillows uncomfortable which affected sleep quality - Not always... More 

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1 Thank nikitakou
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We chose Hotel Belle Epoque based on its position on a map of Bern as we wanted to be in the centre of the old city. We were not disappointed; the situation was perfect - at the quiet end of the main street, 200m from the bears (very important because they don't seem to come out very often), close to... More 

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The Netherlands
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Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Perfect location in the city center. You can walk all over and besides the bus stop is just meters away. The staff is so helpful and friendly! Rooms have good / enough size. Decoration is appealing and there is a cultural program (musical) all year round. We will surely come back here in our next visit to Bern, hopefully in... More 

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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Great location, very pleasant staff. The room wasnt completely soundproof, so I could here how people walk upstairs and during the night woke up by crying baby on the next door. Room was clean but if you are used to the modern, super new hotels, then everything looks old. Anyhow, the breakfast was not included. Despite of the fact that... More 

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Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Booked here on a whim when visiting with a colleague for meetings... Found out they had a band on that evening so went out and had an early dinner and came back to the receptionist on keyboards, with a guitarist.... Excellent treatment of several standards really floated my boat!!! Bar was pleasant, the room was spacious and whilst the bathroom... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

The hotel is located in the best area of Bern if you want to enjoy the old part of the city, the shops and restaurants. But you can also take nice long walks at the green banks of river Arle, located 5 min from the hotel. The hotel is furnished in a traditional, art deco influenced, really charming style. (So... More 

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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Superb location close to the bear pit(really) on the beautiful main Street, this is a small hotel, traditionally but tastefully furnished with many original features. Rooms are small ( bathrooms even smaller) , clean, warm, with large comfortable beds. Welcome and breakfast were typically Swiss ( a good thing!) and nothing like a big chain hotel. Not cheap but well... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

I would start by saying that if the rate had been lower I would have been satisfied. It's not bad at all, staff were friendly and there are cute art deco efforts and no complaints, apart from the noise and kitchen smells wafting up to our windows from the restaurant below (room on the back). Just, it's not great at... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

I stayed for 2 nights in early October and have mixed feelings about this hotel. The combination of hotel/restaurant and perhaps overstretched staff meant that service at the front desk was virtually non existent...I usually had to ring the desk bell and wait for someone to arrive. The hotel decor is faded or rarher, tired, though my room was spacious,... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Belle Epoque

Address: Gerechtigkeitsgasse 18, Bern 3011, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Price Range: ₹ 12,550 - ₹ 20,039 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Belle Epoque 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Bern
#8 Luxury Hotel in Bern
#10 Business Hotel in Bern
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“ask for a room facing away from road”
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“Try and get one facing the street, on the top floor. Quiet but fascinating.”
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“King Size beds available in some rooms on request when booking”
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“Old world charm, in the middle of centuries old Bern.”
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“We had a room facing Gerechtigkeitsgasse. It was great because you could observe all the comings and goings :)”
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