Hotel National is centrally located at the heart of Bern, the Swiss capital. With just a 5 minute walking distance from Bern Central Station, it is very accessible if you are coming from other cities, it also has a tram stop just outside its door so traveling internally is also very easy.
Aside from its hotel, they also have a restaurant which offers local cuisine all through out the day and a theater for big gatherings.
Breakfast is served on the restaurant at the ground floor. The buffet spread is decent with ample choices of cheese and cold cuts, different bread and cold and hot beverages are also available.
The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, the large crowd at dinner time is a testament that this placeis one of the favorite hangouts here in Bern.
We booked a double room for two nights. Bed size is just fine, mattress and linens are good.
The room (and the whole hotel itself) has retained its original design so you can feel the “old” character of the building even though the furnishings and painting looks new.
Toilet was well maintained, though using white tiles is a gamble coz you can easily spot any dirt, but seeing that it is spotless will give you an assurance that it is indeed clean.
Water heater and pressure was never a problem
The building’s original lift was retained and was well maintained that itis still being use like a normal lift of any building. It has actually become a tourist attraction of this hotel.
+ Accessibility, Walking distance from Central Station, Tram stop point just outside the hotel. Walking distance from Federal Palace, old town and other tourist spots.
+ Friendly staff, helpful and patient in explaining to us in english
+ Well maintained rooms
+ Wifi connections are good even inside the rooms
Name: Hotel National Bern
Address: Hirschengraben 24, CH-3011 Bern
Tel: +41 (31) 552 15 15
Fax: +41 (31) 552 15 16
Website: Hotel National Bern