Holiday Inn Bern-Westside
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We took the train again yesterday to Bern, the capital of Switzerland. I must have lost my travel mojo because it took me about an hour to figure out how to get to the suburban hotel I'd booked. (Darn German!) The hotel is part of a mall/movie theater/water park/spa complex just on the edge of town. This was a concession to the fact that my …
For our first night in Europe we were surprised when our parents told us we would be staying in an American Hotel = The Holiday Inn. The hotel was not in downtown Bern but about an 8 minute train ride away. It was really nice because we had two rooms that joined together. In Bern we took about a 50 to a 60 min walk. We stopped at a kids park and …
... egg shells trying to fit the quota. The guys came back in as we came out of the toilets after refreshing and making ourselves look presentable again. Leandra did a second round with the guys while I sat out and watched from the bleachers. One of the guys, had raced when he was younger so watching him hit those corners with such speed and agility was really cool. It was in some strange way very graceful, a word not often associated with racing, but his movements were smooth ...
... a great park with quite a few people having picnics in the rose garden. We then visited the old tram station and had beers by the river. They even had a brewery in the toilet. As Bern is famous for its bears, there is a lovely, new enclosure for 3 Brown Bears by the river. The bears seemed much happier than the ones in the Guangzhou zoo.
That night, we decided to enjoy our first non-Italian meal and found a local ...
... famous Albert Einstein lived but it was just a big modern white room with a heap of **** to read....nothing special. Im glad we snuck past staff and didn't pay because that would have been the biggest waste of 6 francs ever. The bear pit was a sad state of affairs with 2 brown bears sleeping in the rain and the clock tower was impressive to look at but that's about all. The cathedral was being ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Bern-Westside
We liked it and it was only 8 miles by train to Bern.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.