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Berne Youth Hostel

Weihergasse 4, Bern, 3005, Switzerland

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Overall Rating 90%

The Youth Hostel Berne, in Switzerland's capital, is an ideal starting point for excursions all over Switzerland.

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Bern Hostel

Hostel Bern

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Reopened in April 2018 after extensive refurbishment and surrounded by a quiet garden with a terrace outdoor chess and morris, this youth hostel in the centre of Bern is just a 5-minute walk from the Swiss Parliament and the Aare River. Youth hostel Bern is just a short walk from the popular “Marzilli” public swimming pool on the river, and the Oktogon hammam and spa is located across the street. Free Wi-Fi is available.
Guests can choose between rooms with private or shared bathrooms. Table tennis and table top football and a TV can be enjoyed in the common area. A washing machine and a dryer are also provided.
A varied breakfast buffet is served every morning. Lunch packages and dinner buffets are available on request.

Group facilities & services

Group facilities & services
  • Parking for coaches (on or near site)
  • Linen and towels
  • Rooms for leaders and drivers
  • Catering/meal service
  • Meeting room/communal area for group use

Hostel Suitable For

  • Friends/Family
  • Interest Group
  • Other
  • School Group
  • Sports Group
  • University/College Group
  • Tour Operator
  • ESN

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room
  • Table tennis / ping pong
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • WIFI Charges - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - At a cost
  • Conference Facilities
  • Lockers Available
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
Open 24 hours
Check-in:
From 15:00 to 00:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +41 31 326 11 11

Fax. +41 31 326 11 12

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Bundeshaus (Less than 500 m)
  • BärenPark (Less than 500 m)
  • Zeitglockenturm (500m to 1km)

See the full list of attractions

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (500m - 1km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (500m to 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (Less than 500 m)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m to 1km)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (At or next to the hostel)
  • Wooded Area (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Alternate Transport
During the day (until 9pm), from the station square by Christoffelgasse to Bundesgasse: cross the road and follow Bundesgasse about 50m to the left. At the height of Gurtengasse right through the small park to Marzilibahn . The Marzilibahn is wheelchair accessible. At the valley station of the Marzilibahn turn left into Weihergasse. The hostel is the last house on the left. A path with paving stones via the patio to the main entrance . From 21.00 clock . From the station square bus No. 30 (low floor buses with folding ramp), Dalmazibrücke get off . Approximately 50m downstream cross the Weihergasse and follow this for around 30m. The hostel is located on the right side. You will find a path with paving stones via the patio to the main entrance.
Car
The hostel has a limited number of chargeable parking. The access road for buses to load and unload is possible.
Rail
From the station, head in the Christoffelgasse direction Bundesterrasse . Take the Marzilibahn of the Federal Terrace into Marzili or walk the Bundesrain down ( the route is signposted). At the valley station of the Marzilibahn turn left into Weihergasse. The hostel is the last house on the left. The Marzilibahn goes to 21.00 clock . After 21.00 clock the bus no. 30 runs from the station Marzili direction to "Dalmaziquai" stop.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Walking / Hiking
Sustainability

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Public transportation is promoted

Energy

  • Double-glazed windows
  • Energy efficient appliances
  • Energy saving lights
  • Renewable energy
  • Green energy supplies

People

  • Working with local community

Waste

  • Recycling areas
  • Fairtrade food served
  • Local and seasonal food

Water

  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps

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