'In a war everybody always knows all about Switzerland, in peace times it is just Switzerland but in war times it is the only country that everybody has confidence in, everybody.â€
These wise words about Switzerland were said by an American novelist, poet and play writer Gertrude Stein, better known as one of the most famous American women writers of the early 20th century.
The City of Peace and Beauty
Bern is the gorgeous capital of Switzerland. This short name of the city keeps its secret to this: it is unknown what the true etymology of the name Bern is. Nonetheless, some legends say, that the possible etymology of the name could be based on the appearance of the first animal that the first settlerssaw, which was a bear. Others say that it is quite possible that Bern was named after another famous city â€“ Verona in Italy, as it was called Bern in the Middle High German. All in all, thousands of tourists come to visit this gorgeous Swiss town every ear, so if you are the one who wishes to become a part of those people, go along and read this short list of great hotels that we have prepared for you. You will get to know some awesome Bern hotels that will help you to save some money while on your stay, or to spend some great time in classy accommodation. Even though there are dozens of hotels in Bern, you cannot be sure which one will certainly fit your needs and your pocket.
Stay on the Budget in Bern
So let's begin with some budget accommodation in Bern. Why should you spend all that money on a room that will only serve you as a place to sleep during the night? If you are looking for something comfortable and not that pricy, go along and read more about these cheap hotels in Bern: Ibis Budget Bern Expo, Hotel National AG, Hotel Continental Bern, Hotel Landhaus, Sorell Hotel Ador or Hotel City am Bahnhof. These cheap hotels in Bern will provide you with the service of great quality and that local hospitality that just cannot compare with official demeanor of larger hotels.
Classy Bern Hotels
Nonetheless, there are only few Bern hotels that can really compete with these luxurious places: Hotel Switzerland, Hotel Allegro Bern, Bellevue Palace Bern, Lindner Grandhotel Beau Rivage, The Cambrian Hotel or Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa. These hotels in Bern are widely known as luxurious places for those who wish to spend some lovely time in the capital of Switzerland.
While on the Streets of the City
As almost all the visitors you should also start your journey in Bern from the Old Town. There are so many lovely squares and monuments that you will simply find yourself admiring the local architecture and the lovely people. Even though you can always choose the route on your own, we recommend you to visit Rose Garden, Cathedral at Munsterplatz, Federal Building, Clock Tower, Bundesplatz, or Bern Historical Museum.