Family hotels in Bern

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As the picturesque de facto capital of Switzerland, Bern offers families an enchanting combination of historical charm, beautiful landscapes, and exciting activities. No matter your budget or preferences, you'll find the perfect base to create lifelong memories in this alluring city.

From luxury stays to budget-friendly lodgings, and hotels catering to young children or teenagers, we've carefully selected the top family-friendly accommodations in Bern. Read on to discover the best places for your family holiday in this captivating Swiss city.

Things to do

With colourful history, fascinating attractions, and breathtaking landscapes, Bern offers something for every family, enthralling young and old alike. Read on for our selection of the best family activities in this remarkable Swiss city.

Begin with a journey through Bern's Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as you wander its enchanting medieval streets and marvel at the ornate fountains that decorate the city. A visit to Bern is incomplete without seeing the famous Clock Tower (Zytglogge), where you can witness its intricate mechanics in action and enjoy a captivating show every hour.

Set aside time to unwind in Rosengarten, a beautiful park that offers panoramic views of Bern and plenty of green spaces for children to explore and play. If you have an interest in politics, don't miss the chance to take a guided tour of the Parliament building and learn about Switzerland's unique political system while admiring the grand architecture.

When it comes to immersing yourself in Swiss culture, Bern boasts a plethora of exciting attractions. Some highlights include the Bear Park, where you can observe the city's symbolic bears in their natural habitat, and the Bern Historical Museum, home to a fascinating collection of artefacts and interactive exhibits suitable for the whole family.

Finally, for families with a penchant for adventure, Bern's picturesque surroundings provide ample opportunity for outdoor excursions. The nearby Gurten Park offers a range of hiking trails, playgrounds, and even a miniature railway, while during the winter months, you can venture to nearby ski resorts for a thrilling day on the slopes.

When to visit

The ideal time for a family holiday in Bern is between May and September, when the city enjoys warm and pleasant weather, allowing you to explore its many outdoor attractions and witness the beauty of its lush surroundings. Additionally, a variety of festivals and events take place during the summer months, offering a vibrant mix of culture and entertainment.

If you prefer fewer crowds and budget-friendly options, consider visiting Bern during spring and autumn. Quieter months allow for more leisurely exploration of the city, without compromising on the rich experiences it offers. Lastly, winter in Bern presents its own unique charm, as the city is transformed into a wonderland with picturesque Christmas markets and nearby winter sports opportunities. Just remember to plan your holidays around school breaks to avoid any issues with term-time travel.

JAN
5.1°
-1.5°
101mm
15 days
FEB
7.4°
-0.9°
81mm
12 days
MAR
11.3°
1°
69mm
13 days
APR
15.7°
4.9°
84mm
12 days
MAY
17.7°
8.1°
133mm
16 days
JUN
22.4°
12.6°
101mm
14 days
JUL
24.7°
15.1°
104mm
11 days
AUG
24.6°
14.9°
88mm
11 days
SEP
20.6°
11.4°
74mm
10 days
OCT
16.1°
7.7°
79mm
11 days
NOV
10.4°
2.8°
84mm
12 days
DEC
6.5°
-0.1°
87mm
13 days

Things you'll love...

  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town with the whole family, soaking in medieval history and culture
  • Witness the mesmerising Clock Tower chime, offering a fun, interactive experience for children
  • Relax in the serene atmosphere of Rosengarten, providing stunning views of Bern and family-friendly green spaces
  • Embark on a captivating guided tour of the Parliament building, sparking political curiosity in young minds
  • Embrace outdoor adventures, with an array of hiking trails and winter sports easily accessible near Bern
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Main airport

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deluxe junior suite | premium bedding, down duvets, minibar, in-room safe
deluxe junior suite | bathroom | designer toiletries, hair dryer, dressing gowns, slippers
deluxe suite | premium bedding, down duvets, minibar, in-room safe
deluxe room, 1 single bed (single) | premium bedding, down duvets, minibar, in-room safe
deluxe suite | premium bedding, down duvets, minibar, in-room safe
suite, tower | premium bedding, down duvets, minibar, in-room safe

Bellevue Palace Hotel
Bern, Switzerland

67
This hotel features an attached winery, a full-service spa, and a restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour health club, a bar/lounge, and 3 coffee shops/cafes are onsite.
Kids stay free
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premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, in-room safe
rainfall showerhead, designer toiletries, hair dryer, dressing gowns
premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, in-room safe
premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, in-room safe
room (charming) | premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, in-room safe
room, 1 queen bed (charming) | premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, in-room safe

Hotel Schweizerhof Bern & Spa
Bern, Switzerland

60
This hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and a 24-hour fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and free train station pick-up are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace are onsite.
Kids stay free
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in-room safe, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, free wifi
standard apartment, 1 double bed with sofa bed, kitchenette (with sofabed) | bathroom | shower, free toiletries, hair dryer, towels
standard room, 1 double bed, annex building (boutique room) | in-room safe, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, free wifi
deluxe room, 1 double bed with sofa bed, refrigerator (with sofabed) | in-room safe, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, free wifi
business room, 1 queen bed, refrigerator | in-room safe, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, free wifi
standard room, 1 double bed, annex building (boutique room) | in-room safe, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, free wifi

Best Western Plus Hotel Bern
Bern, Switzerland

57
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a 24-hour business center. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a conference center, a business center, and conference space.
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eco-friendly toiletries, hair dryer, towels
minibar, in-room safe, desk, rollaway beds
swiss advantage room, 1 king bed with sofa bed | minibar, in-room safe, desk, rollaway beds
minibar, in-room safe, desk, rollaway beds
premier room, 1 double bed (small balcony) | minibar, in-room safe, desk, rollaway beds
comfort double room, balcony | view from room

Swissôtel Kursaal Bern
Bern, Switzerland

56
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, a conference center, and self parking.
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superior jazz junior suite | minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing
superior jazz junior suite | bathroom | free toiletries, hair dryer, dressing gowns, slippers
superior jazz junior suite | minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing
superior jazz junior suite | minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing
superior jazz junior suite | minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing
superior junior suite | minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing

Unique Hotel Innere Enge
Bern, Switzerland

56
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has 2 bars/lounges and a coffee shop/cafe. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities are onsite.
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comfort double room | view from room
exclusive suite, balcony | living area | flat-screen tv
exclusive suite, balcony | bathroom | free toiletries, hair dryer, slippers, towels
superior double room | view from room
superior double room | premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
standard double room | view from room

Hotel Savoy Bern
Bern, Switzerland

56
Along with a snack bar/deli, this smoke-free hotel has a coffee shop/cafe and concierge services. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers are onsite.
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quadruple / family room | premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
combined shower/bathtub, hair dryer, towels
classic single room, 1 single bed, non smoking | premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
quadruple / family room | premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
comfort room, 2 single beds, non smoking | premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

Hotel Bären Am Bundesplatz
Bern, Switzerland

55
A restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, concierge services, and dry cleaning.
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deluxe double room | premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
junior suite | premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
rainfall showerhead, eco-friendly toiletries, hair dryer, towels
premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
standard single room, 1 queen bed | premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

The Bristol
Bern, Switzerland

55
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a meeting room, free use of bicycles, and concierge services.
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family room, 1 queen bed with sofa bed | free cots/infant beds, free wifi, bed sheets
room, 1 queen bed | free cots/infant beds, free wifi, bed sheets
room, 1 queen bed | free cots/infant beds, free wifi, bed sheets
room, 2 single beds | free cots/infant beds, free wifi, bed sheets
room, 1 queen bed | free cots/infant beds, free wifi, bed sheets
room, 1 queen bed | free cots/infant beds, free wifi, bed sheets

Moxy Bern Expo
Bern, Switzerland

55
This smoke-free hotel features a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a microwave in a common area, a 24-hour front desk, and express check-out.
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shower, hair dryer, towels, soap
standard room | premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
standard room | premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
economy double room | premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
economy room (queen-size bed) | premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
economy double room | bathroom | shower, hair dryer, towels, soap

Hotel Jardin
Bern, Switzerland

55
This smoke-free hotel features a refrigerator in a common area, a meeting room, and dry cleaning. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, express check-in, express check-out, and free newspapers are onsite.
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superior room, multiple beds | premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
separate bathtub and shower, eco-friendly toiletries, hair dryer, towels
executive room, 1 queen bed with sofa bed, non smoking | premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
superior room, 1 queen bed with sofa bed | premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
executive room, 1 queen bed with sofa bed, non smoking | premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Novotel Bern Expo
Bern, Switzerland

54
This hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a snack bar/deli, a conference center, and a coffee shop/cafe are onsite.
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hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
hair dryer, towels
hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

Holiday Inn BERN-WESTSIDE, an IHG Hotel
Bern, Switzerland

54
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a 24-hour business center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a coffee shop/cafe, self parking, and a business center are onsite.
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family room xl with kitchen | hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, soundproofing, free wifi
family room xxl with kitchen | private kitchen
family room xxl with kitchen | bathroom | shower, hair dryer, towels, soap
family room xl with kitchen | hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, soundproofing, free wifi
single room xs | hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, soundproofing, free wifi
single room xs | hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, soundproofing, free wifi

Alpenblick Bern
Bern, Switzerland

54
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and a library are onsite. Housekeeping is available on request.
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triple room, private bathroom | hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, free cots/infant beds, free wifi
standard double or twin room, shared bathroom | bathroom | shower, free toiletries, hair dryer, towels
standard double or twin room, shared bathroom | hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, free cots/infant beds, free wifi
double or twin room, private bathroom | hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, free cots/infant beds, free wifi
standard single room, shared bathroom | hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, free cots/infant beds, free wifi
hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, free cots/infant beds, free wifi

Hotel Marthahaus
Bern, Switzerland

54
A snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area, and a microwave in a common area are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include self parking, a refrigerator in a common area, and a computer station.
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modern family room  | hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing
eco-friendly cleaning products
shower, rainfall showerhead, eco-friendly toiletries, hair dryer
style double room | view from room
style triple room | hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing
style double room | hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing

Kreuz Bern Modern City Hotel
Bern, Switzerland

53
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a conference center, a coffee shop/cafe, and coffee/tea in a common area.
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comfort room | in-room safe, desk, free wifi, bed sheets
shower, free toiletries, hair dryer, towels
view from room
shower, free toiletries, hair dryer, towels
in-room safe, desk, free wifi, bed sheets
in-room safe, desk, free wifi, bed sheets

Hotel La Pergola
Bern, Switzerland

52
This smoke-free hotel features concierge services, laundry facilities, and a library. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden, and a front-desk safe are onsite.
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free toiletries, hair dryer, dressing gowns, slippers
smart tv
smart tv
hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
comfort single room | room amenity
comfort double room | hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Hotel Ambassador
Bern, Switzerland

51
A full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a restaurant are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a sauna are onsite.
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economy single room | balcony
twin room | 1 bedroom, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
twin room | bathroom | shower, hair dryer, towels
economy double room | 1 bedroom, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
quadruple room, multiple beds, non smoking | 1 bedroom, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
economy twin room (external private bathroom) | 1 bedroom, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds

Hotel National Bern
Bern, Switzerland

51
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a microwave in a common area. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a computer station, a library, and free newspapers are onsite.
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premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains

prizeotel Bern-City
Bern, Switzerland

50
This smoke-free hotel features a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a rooftop terrace. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a coffee shop/cafe, self parking, and a business center are onsite. Change of towels is available on request.
Kids stay free
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room
lobby
breakfast area
reception
restaurant
room

Sorell Hotel Ador
Bern, Switzerland

49
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free hotel has a snack bar/deli and a conference center. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/cafe, coffee/tea in a common area, and conference space.
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