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Bern Backpackers Hotel&Hostel Glocke Reviews

Rathausgasse 75,3007, PO Box 503, Bern, Switzerland

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84%

Rating
1727 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 77%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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83%

Fantastic location. Good value for money (in the context of expensive Switzerland). I would stay here again. My only complaint is about the lack of plug sockets/power points in both the rooms & common area.


94%

Great place! Excellent kitchen. Everything is clean and comfortable. Staff was quite pleasant, too. Right in the center of Bern's old city.


77%

Common room/kitchen was awesome :). After that, the rooms were a bit disappointing. Smelt strange and were a but sparse.


97%

The hostel is well ubicated because you can go everywhere just walking. I will definitely recommend this place to stay.


74%

Great location and friendly staff. I loved the kitchen, clean and comprehensive. I like the feel of the room as well - nice and cosy.


83%

Very good service and center location is super.


94%

Staff very helpful,Very clean and comfortable place of stay


94%

Excellent place to stay! Located a bit far from the station-have to take a tram or else do a 15 minute walk from station. They give a transport pass for the number of days one stays. Restrooms are very neatly maintained.


74%

The problem with Bern is it is just insanely expensive. There is also very little to do if you aren't there on a weekend. So if you have money on the weekend then it's a great little town with a few jems dotted around. The hostel itself is not bad, it does have a loud nightclub downstairs which plays loud top40 hits through the hostel till about 2am. Overall it's the cheapest/only hostel around! So yeah! I recommend bringing earplugs or a fair bit of money on weekends!

  • 20th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Stayed two nights and had a really awesome time! Everything clean and good facilities. The staff didn't really help a lot when it came to day trips to the alps though but other than that great stay!


100%

excellent!


89%

A well setup hostel in a perfect location just off one of the main streets in the old town, there was a big kitchen with everything one could need, an enormous common room with couches, books, board games to borrow and a movie every night. Also a laundry available. We found the atmosphere a bit quiet as young people, but it was cosy and comfortable.


66%

The hostel is directly above a nightclub which is open until the early hours of the morning. The music could be heard, still very loudly, even on the fourth floor.


77%

Nice common area and kitchen well eqiped. They rent stuff to make your own fondu which is awesome!!! Rooms are nice with a light for each bunk. But would need more power outlet. Really well situated in the old town. Just missing that backpackers atmosphere...


80%

Really good located. The only problem was that WiFi didnt work well in the room.


100%

Location was awesome. Staff was very helpful and knowledgeable of the area. Everything was clean. Oh yea, did i mention the location was awesome


91%

Very nice hostel in the center of Bern. Liked it a lot.


66%

Fine. Small dorms. Dorm is as expensive as a hotel room (although everything is expensive in switzerland). Good common room but basically everyone in there stuck to themselves.

  • 10th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

This was the BEST hostel I stayed in Switzerland, and honestly perhaps the best over my last 7 countries of travel also. They are efficient, clean, helpful


89%

Nice hostel right in the middle of town. Staff were really friendly and also have us a free transport card for the days we were there. Room was pretty basic but had a sink in it and a wall dividing 2 sections so we had some privacy (we're a couple). They also had a huge kitchen/dining/lounge area. A bit expensive but everything in Switzerland is!


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