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This traditional 5-star palace hotel occupies an elegant Art Nouveau building dating from 1913, located in the heart of Bern next to the Federal Parliament. The Bellevue Palace with is amazing views to the Bernese Alps and the river Aare includes 2 bars, 2 restaurants, a sauna and fitness center.Free WiFi is available.

Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern is the official guest house of the Swiss government. Over the years, it has hosted famous guests such as Charlie Chaplin, the Queen of England, Jacques Chirac, Nelson Mandela, Sophia Loren, Bruce Springsteen, and Fidel Castro.

The spacious, luxuriously furnished rooms include controllable air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a mini-bar, and elegant parquet floors. Some offer views of Bern’s historical Old Town or the distant Alpine peaks, while others face the quiet inner courtyard or the Parliament.

The Brasserie VUE & terrace serves French and international cuisine (15 GaultMillau points) and the daily breakfast buffet is available every morning until 10:30. For late risers, a continental breakfast can be served in the room, and room service is available daily until midnight. The terrace offers panoramic views over the Aare River and the Alps.

Guests benefit from free public transport in Bern and the hotel is conveniently located for daytrips to Interlaken and Lake Thunersee, which is 35 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Bern, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 3, 2010

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Bern, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher, American, Buffet

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • House of Parliament Bern
    0.1 miles
  • Bern Clock Tower
    0.1 miles
  • Kornhaus
    0.1 miles
  • French Church Bern
    0.2 miles
  • Einsteinhaus
    0.2 miles
  • Münster Cathedral
    0.2 miles
  • University of Bern
    0.5 miles
  • Untertorbrücke
    0.6 miles
  • Bärengraben
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Einstein Cafe
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Inselspital
    1 miles
  • Paul Klee Museum
    1.3 miles
  • PostFinance Arena
    1.3 miles
  • Wankdorf Stadium
    1.4 miles
  • Stade de Suisse
    1.4 miles
  • Rope Park Gantrisch
    11.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Thunersee
    18.6 miles
  • River Aare
    0.2 miles
Public transit
  • Train Bern Train Station
    0.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Bern-Belp Airport
    3.4 miles
  • Basel-Mulhouse Airport
    45.4 miles
  • EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg
    45.4 miles
How to get to Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern from Bern-Belp Airport
    Taxi
    Parking available
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2 Restaurants On Site

    VUE

    Food: International, European

    Noumi Bar & Grill

    Food: International

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Ski
  • Ski storage
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Aerobics Off-site Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Off-site Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Casino
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs CHF 28 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Convenience store on site
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Czech
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Croatian
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Albanian
  • Serbian
  • Tamil
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

2 years old
Extra bed by request
CHF 70 per child, per night
3 years old
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
CHF 70 per child, per night
4 - 15 years
Extra bed by request
CHF 70 per child, per night
16+ years
Extra bed by request
CHF 105 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB Diners Club American Express Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that on the day of arrival, the booking confirmation is also valid as a public transport ticket (including transfer from Bern Airport).

The BelleVie gym and sauna is temporarily close from December 15, 2021 to January 31, 2022

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern by:

    • Taxi 20min

  • Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern is 650 feet from the center of Bern.

  • Check-in at Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Bowling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Casino
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Horseback riding
    • Movie nights
    • Live music/Performance
    • Locker rooms
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Bike tours
    • Aerobics
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Steam room
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Fitness
    • Walking tours
    • Themed dinners

  • Yes, Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Kosher
    • American
    • Buffet

  • The prices at Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite

  • Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern has 2 restaurants:

    • VUE
    • Noumi Bar & Grill