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Youthhostel Bern Reviews

Weihergasse 4, Bern, Switzerland

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783 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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I only have good words about youth hostelling internacional hostels. Very easy to reach from train station, very nice staff always willing to help and provide the best service (we advised we would leave very early in the morning and they even left our breakfast ready in the reception). Nice confy rooms and clean toilets. Not much of a party hostel, but that was exactly what we were looking for. Would totally come back.


Very friendly staff, happy to chat about the different types of local food and even teach you a word or two of Swiss-German or German! Definitely recommend staying here.

  • 4th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


I was 3 days at the hostel and needed the wifi to be able to work, there was not internet of all of my staying, and when I went to the reception saying that, they were laughing at my face.... Not nice staff. The location is down the hill, far from city center, the breakfast hasn't fruit. I don't recommend it.


room very noisy. you can´t sleep weel. Internet doesnt work in the room.


No kitchen, just a microwave and a fridge. Their lunch seemed expensive when i booked, so i chose not to. But everything is expensive in switzerland, and i wish i had their food, it seemed really good. It doesn't have a young atmosphere, i don't know why is it called youth hostel. On the contrary, there were lots of old people. It is by the river, and a long climb to get to the city, but once you do, u r at the very center. Like 5min walking. Really helpful staff.


Big hostel with good security but no lockers. Good location in city center and friendly staff.


Good clean hostel, good position in quiet area. Nice breakfast provided. Difficult to meet other travelers, but overal a good hostel..


Great hostel and nice staff. The wifi doesn't work in the rooms, so they need to put wifi repeaters, and I believe that the internet bandwidth is not good for the number of people using it, they need to upgrade. But the location is good and the facilities too.


Not a social hostel, but they provide a good breakfast and the staff was super helpful. The hostel is located right under the parliament building and its a steep trek uphill in either direction to get to the sights (seriously got my exercise here)! Wifi is only available in the common area, but it's a strong connection. Overall, this hostel was a great place to stay but I didn't meet anyone.


Thus was a nice hostel with an AMAZING breakfast and a friendly staff! Dominik was da best!


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There is a nightly fee if you are not a member of this hostel association.


Filled with families and school children on trips so not great for solo backpackers. Didnt speak to anyone here in the 2 days I stopped. Showers were few and far between so expect ques. Staff are helpful and provide a good map of the city to help you walk round in the shortest time and see the most stuff. Doesnt have a kitchen, which in Switzerland would be useful as its very expensive. Does provide food but the cost is about £12 per meal, again not great for solo backpackers on a budget.

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