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Hotel Freienhof

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2012

This is a nice enough hotel, well situated, close to the train station and the center of this small town. The reception area is small but functional and well presented, the staff on reception without exception were friendly, knowledgable, helpfull, and welcoming. The restaurant serves typically continental breakfast which was fine, and if weather permits can be taken in front...

1Thank cheesesalad
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Dear Sir or Madam Thank you very much for your stay in our hotel and your detailed review. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay. Unfortunately we can`t comprehend the allocation of your room. Perhaps you had a normal single room? The single rooms have a wonderful view to the river, but are the smallest rooms. The double...

Reviewed 2 July 2012

Well what can you say !! always a perfect stay i have stayed more than once or twice ??? if you ever need anything the staff are always on hand to help and assist you i already look forward to my next stay can't recommend the hotel enough if you stay in Thun or the surrounding area

Thank Julian C
Reviewed 2 June 2012

My five nights at the Freienhof Hotel in late May were perfect. The staff were amazing. Everyone seemed genuinely helpful and friendly, especially the young women at the reception desk. Special thanks to them. As noted by others, the hotel is an easy five-minute walk from the train station. I had originally reserved a single courtyard-facing room because, at the...

3Thank HappyRambler
Sina P, Bewertung at Hotel Freienhof, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you very much for this detailed and very positive review. We are very grateful for all reviews, positive and negative. Only with theses comments we can improve us.

HaZore'a, Israel
Reviewed 3 February 2012

Stayed here for a conference. conference facilities were good. Room was very small and basic, but nicely designed and very very clean (like the whole hotel and country). Breakfast was good. 5 minute walk from the train station. Wi-Fi prices are unreasonably high, which tilted me to 3 rather than 4 stars.

1Thank Roy P
Bath, Somerset, UK
Reviewed 4 January 2012

This hotel is a member of the Swiss 'Quality' group and the quality is in its staff. From email correspondence before our trip and all communications during with reception, housekeeping and restaurant staff were of the most friendly, polite and helpful possible. Thun is a lovely city, well worth a visit and well placed for visiting much of this lovely...

2Thank Hussingtree
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Thun was our second stop during a tour of Switzerland in June and wow what a place. I loved this town and the Freienhof hotel was brilliant. The hotel is located next to the river and a short walk from the train station. It is also minutes from the main street and surrounded by lots of restaurants. Our room was...

5Thank Happy_Camper182
Washington DC
Reviewed 12 August 2011

Thun is a lovely, underappreciated Swiss small city at the end of the lake with a river flowing through it and a handsome castle. The architect that designed this hotel did a remarkable job of adding beautiful rooms with delightful views overlooking the river, surrounding them with a garden and linking them with the old Main building. If you like...

3Thank DGM-Washington
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 11 August 2011

The location of the hotel was superb, short walk from the train station and next to the river. It was very nice to eat the breakfast by the river with great view. The shopping street was also near by and many fine restaurants as well. The breakfast was good, especially the fresh croissants. The river goes both sides of the...

2Thank Mosqito
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 27 November 2010

The Freienhof is a simple and easy walk from the train station. There are many excellent restaurants in the neighborhood and the hotel's setting is picturesque. The front desk staff is capable, pleasant and efficient. The hotel's restaurant is quite good and the breakfast buffet was competently prepared and arranged, although I found it strange that the staff were absent...

1Thank HiIslandsGuy
Martinez, California
Reviewed 7 November 2010

The location is beautiful, right on the Aare River with the constant sound of water pouring through the wooden dam and a great view of the Alps. You can easily walk to the Thun castle, old church, shopping, restaurants, train station, Shadau Castle... The facility is spartan yet lovely, clean, beautifully decorated, highly functional--very Swiss. Service is great, food is...

3Thank Me-MyHusband

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Restaurant Freienhof
Restaurant Freienhof
Cuisines: Swiss, European
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our historic, yet modern hotel is situated in an idyllic spot by the River Aare on the edge of the old town of Thun. 66 renovated modern rooms, 700m2 of professionally equipped seminar facilities and a creative kitchen offering speciality foods are brought to you in a refreshing manner by our young team. Although we are in the centre of town, peace and quiet are guaranteed since our rooms are on a little peninsular where all you hear are the gentle sounds of the River Aare. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Freienhof

Address: Freienhofgasse 3, Thun 3600, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Thun
Price Range: RM677 - RM1,392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Freienhof 4*
Number of rooms: 66
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“any room overlooking river or town”
267KateO, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Panorama suite has great views”
sandy12, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room near the end of the hotel, near the water”
  • View from balcony
LoneRangerAus, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not change room when you can see the bridge&water... everybody complains too noisy”
zsike05, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors = better views of the river/lake and alps.”
alisad480, 21 May 2016 | Read review
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