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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For Switzerland this is a pretty good bet if you find yourself in Biel especially if coming by train as it is only a five minute walk away across one street. Good welcome, nice double room for single use with large well equipped bathroom. Quiet at the back overlooking the car park and lake in the distance. Good welcome and... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel looked very old and not modern at all, stuffy room with smelly carpets. There is no night staff and if not for fellow travellers who opened for me, I would have stayed out till morning. totally different from the Neuchatel branch.

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Brussels, Belgium
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96 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

For the 'Bieler lauftage' I stayed for 3 nights in this hotel. Close to the city center and train station the hotel is located on walking distance of lake Biel. The rooms are ok, nothing special. Air conditioning would be appreciated as it can be hot during June. The breakfast was good though the staff was not able to manage... More 

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Hechingen, Germany
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69 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

While visiting friends in Biel I chose to stay at this place, mainly because of its central location and free parking. The single bed room had a nice size. The bathroom was a bit squeeze, but worked ok. Room was clean and bright, no a/c though. The front desk staff was very friendly and check-in and check-out worked seemingly. The... More 

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on business as usual options full due to tour de France. Short walk from station but in the less salubrious part of town. Rooms don't have air con and on a 34degrees day were rather warm and opening balcony door only let in the noise from the busy main road. Bar area small and hot with average breakfast... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Friendly stuff, very near located to the railway station. A bit disappointed though. The room was satisfyingly clean but the bathroom was pretty dirty. You could easily see the hair on the floor from the former guest and the mirrors were spotted by toothpaste stains, which is a no go for that prize. Summarized: average, but poor hygiene factors.

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Thank Medi Y
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Was in this hotel during my business trip. +: Good breakfasts, nice tv -: There were 2 separate beds in a double room and you could not move them together as they move away every time and you risk to fall on the floor. The sound of tubes is there every day and night, it is sometimes hard to sleep.... More 

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Vaux-en-Beaujolais, France
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237 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

I agree with all the strong points mentioned in the reviews, I would like to add that there is a very wide selection of TV channels including all the mainstream UK stations. The service was good as well when I needed to scan some documents. The place doesn't feel very upmarket but who cares if the room is comfortable and... More 

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Ovar, Portugal
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69 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

To spend a night in Biel, I paid 128 CHF (about 120 €) to be one of the worst hotel in my life. I chose this hotel to stay near the station and to stay within the average of the cost we wanted to spend. The bathroom was old. The bidet was rusty and full of rust taps, the floor... More 

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Philadelphia, United States
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2015

The place smells. Literally! Luckily I always pack Fabrise! Two single bed pushed togethe but only bedding for one bed (I had booked a single) There is no AC Room was hot. Could not open windows as the road is very noisy. There is a small portable fan but that did not help much. Good location but don't stay unless... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hotel Continental

Address: Aarbergstrasse 29, Biel 2503, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Biel
Price Range: ₹ 7,837 - ₹ 11,215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Continental 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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“Have a room at the back high up.”
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“don't take top floor room that is with too much wind. take third or fourth floor room and avoid road side rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Rupesh2011, 21 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Upper level rooms have windows that open and back side rooms are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles scotts4511, 31 Oct 2013 | Read review
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