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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

I couldn't fault this hostel, the staff were very friendly upon arrival and throughout our stay. There was plenty to do as they supply fuse ball tables, table tennis and a piano. The main hall was light and airy full of bright colours. Breakfast was great considering it is a hostel, there was plenty of choice. They served different kinds...

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Jaipur, India
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Worst hostel. Very hard to reach specially in night when cable car stop it is very difficult to reach their. Building is very old. Their was no micro-oven their when we stayed their. Bathroom were very untidy. Rooms and breakfast was ok ok. But staff was very friendly and helpful .

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Hull, UK
Reviewed 9 June 2015

I enjoyed 5 nights here recently and found the location excellent, close to walks by the river and near to the town too with railway station just 5 mins walk. A travel pass is provided which gives free access to public transport which was an excellent addition. The hostel has a fridge, kettle and microwave for self catering, not exactly...

Thank sabHull_UK
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I stayed in a four bed dorm with some Everton fans.. The rooms are clean and the staff very helpful. Breakfast is good.The walk down to the hotel is steep but it is located near the river, perfect for a walk to the Bear Park and then onto the Old Town.

1Thank Steve D
Poznan, Poland
Reviewed 13 November 2014

I was in Bern just for a weekend, so I decided to take the cheapest bunk room. The room was clean, bed quite comfortable, but there was a special smell of moisture, old building. This was not anything very dissapointing, but after a trip I decided to wash my backpack, because i still felt it. Anyway I was really pleased...

Thank neurromancer
Boliden, Sweden
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Not really close to the center, specially if you come from the railway station, with heavy bags, because you have to pass through a garden and lots of stairs (or go on the funicular)! However it is nicely located, in a quiet neighbourhood and close to the river. Breakfast is nice, but the rooms should be smaller. 22 persons on...

1Thank Ana L
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Three of us stayed here during our European interailing tour in August for 2 nights. We chose to stay in the 22 bed dorm. Bunk beds were very sturdy and of a high build quality. Bedding was also the most comprehensive a hostel has supplied. A very large complex which I got the impression doubles up a restaurant to the...

Thank Lewis F
Hearst, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I stayed at the youth hostel in Bern with my family including 2 kids (12 and 15) we were alone in are room it was really quiet and the rooms were clean.The staff was also very friendly .Next time I go to Bern i will totally stay there.

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

The building is nice and the staff helpful, but there were some issues. I stayed in a 20 bed dorm and there was only 1 plug! Moreover, the wifi was not very good and the bathrooms were very small and HOT. The room also had a kind of bad smell...

Thank guidok91
Toulouse, France
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

As a first time hostel user, the staff were very helpful. The directions were easy to follow, the hostel was incredibly well located, in a quiet but incredibly central place, in the shadow of the parliament building. I stayed in the large dorm, which had really big lockers, and OK beds. It wasn't the height of comfort, and the shower...

Thank bertiebr

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bern youth hostel is becoming worthy of a capital city: for 60 years we have been welcoming guests and friends of Bern to the youth hostel. The listed building has been completely renovated so that we can also offer you a pleasant stay in our wonderful capital in future. We look forward to the exciting time during the conversion period and even more to being able to welcome you again at the start of 2018 to Bern youth hostel, which will then be resplendent with its new finish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bern Youth Hostel

Address: Weihergasse 4 | 3005 Bern, Bern 3005, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Hotel Class:2 star — Bern Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Book a room for your group not a shared dorm”
 of 5 bubbles guider50, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the double room with shared or private toilet is a better choice.no wi fi in all the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles evip483, 7 Nov 2012 | Read review
“The female partner, if staying with you in dorm - then she need to use the toilet on another floor. So check if you want mix dorm (Mix dorm is nothing but the accomdation in the Male dorms) or you want room!”
 of 5 bubbles mnv_iitb, 29 Mar 2012 | Read review
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