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Bellevue Palace
5 stars

Bellevue Palace

Kochergasse 3-5, 3000 Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Bern, Switzerland
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421 reviews
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About Bellevue Palace

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    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
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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 centre.Free WiFi is available. Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern is the official guesthouse 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 minibar, 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 or 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 56 km from the property.

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Amenities at Bellevue Palace

  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Valet parking
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle hire
  • Casino
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Skiing
  • Evening entertainment
  • Beauty salon
  • Horse riding
  • Bowling
  • Night club
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice skating

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Car hire
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Safety deposit box


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Lockers
  • Mountain view
  • Ski storage
  • Storage available
  • River view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Telephone
  • City view


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Accessibility and suitability

  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by lift

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • EV charging station
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Trouser press


  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Fax
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe


  • Aerobics
  • Fitness centre


  • Sauna

Reviews of Bellevue Palace

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What can I expect from the hotel's dining options?

The hotel offers a variety of dining options including a restaurant, bar/lounge, and the option to have food delivered to your accommodation. Guests have also praised the delicious restaurant and the breakfast menu, especially when enjoyed on the terrace with amazing views of the Swiss Alps.

How is the hotel's cleanliness and hygiene?

The hotel maintains high standards of cleanliness and hygiene, with guests noting that everything shines as new and the rooms are very clean. Additionally, the hotel has implemented various health and safety measures, such as daily housekeeping, contactless check-in/check-out, and the use of effective cleaning chemicals against coronavirus.

What are the hotel's unique amenities and services?

The hotel offers unique amenities and services such as a Turkish bath, mini-market on site, and a fitness center. Guests have also appreciated the exceptional service, the spacious and very comfortable rooms, and the warm welcome from the staff.

Is parking available at the hotel?

The hotel provides parking facilities, including long-term parking and valet parking. Additionally, the hotel offers an airport shuttle service for added convenience.

When is the best time to visit the hotel?

The hotel is a fantastic choice for a visit during the high season in November, offering a wonderful location central to everything in Bern and excellent service. Guests have also highlighted the historical charm, beautiful views, and the fantastic and authentic experience provided by the hotel.

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Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned the stunning views from rooms, especially those facing the river. Consider requesting a room with a balcony for an even more enjoyable experience.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's central location makes it easy to access nearby attractions such as Zytglogge, Bundeshaus, and Bern Historical Museum, all within walking distance.

Consider Dining Options

While some guests found the breakfast expensive, others enjoyed the 4-course dinner at Noumi, one of the hotel's restaurants. It's worth exploring the dining options within the hotel for a delightful culinary experience.

Be Mindful of Room Descriptions

Some guests noted discrepancies between the room descriptions and the actual amenities provided. It may be helpful to clarify specific room requests and amenities during the booking process.

Check for Noise Concerns

A few guests mentioned noise issues, such as water hammer in the pipes and air conditioning noise. Light sleepers may want to inquire about room locations and potential noise disturbances.

Take Advantage of the Concierge Service

Guests appreciated the helpfulness of the concierge team. Utilize their expertise for recommendations on local activities, dining, and transportation.

Pet-Friendly Accommodation

The hotel is pet-friendly and close to a park, making it convenient for guests traveling with pets. However, it's advisable to confirm specific pet-related policies before arrival.

Enjoy the Balcony Experience

Guests highlighted the stunning views from rooms with balconies, particularly those overlooking the river. Consider opting for a room with a balcony to enhance your stay.

Be Informed About Dining Policies

Some guests encountered discrepancies in access to certain hotel facilities. It's advisable to inquire about any restrictions or policies, especially regarding dining areas, to ensure a seamless experience.

Appreciate the Historical Charm

Many guests praised the hotel's historical charm and the preservation of its elegant interior. Take time to explore the hotel's unique architecture and ambiance.


Kochergasse 3-5, 3000 Bern, Bern

What's nearby

  • Zytglogge152 m
  • Theater am Zytglogge159 m
  • Bundeshaus189 m
  • Zahringerbrunnen224 m
  • Käfigturm255 m
  • House of Einstein272 m
  • Münster of Berne342 m
  • Bern Historical Museum0.5 km
  • Rathaus Bern0.5 km
  • Museum of Fine Arts Bern0.6 km
  • Bern Natural History Museum0.6 km
  • Botanischer Garten Bern0.7 km



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FAQs when booking at Bellevue Palace

  • Where is Bellevue Palace located?

    Bellevue Palace is located at Kochergasse 3-5, 0.3 km from the centre of Bern. Zytglogge is the closest landmark to Bellevue Palace.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Bellevue Palace?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Bellevue Palace.

  • Does Bellevue Palace offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Bellevue Palace offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Bellevue Palace from the airport?

    Bellevue Palace is 5.7 km from Belp.

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Value for money


Distance to city centre

0.3 km

Nearest airport


Distance to airport

5.5 km