- The vibrant hotel of the Swiss government with a history extending back 150 years – The Bellevue Palace is the only grand hotel in the heart of the capital. The magnificent salons, the grandiose vista of the Bernese Alps and the warm hospitality make this luxury hotel so unique.
- Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern is the official guesthouse of the Swiss government.
- The hotel is centrally located in the historic old town of Bern, a UNESCO World Heritage city, with dining room terraces and many guest rooms offering stunning views of the Bernese Alps.
- The Bellevue Palace includes a gourmet restaurant, a sauna, and a fitness centre.
- At the 16 points Gault-Millau Restaurant VUE, head chef Gregor Zimmermann places produce and craftsmanship center stage.
- Wonderful view to the Swiss Alps (Jungfrau – top of Europe, Mönch & Eiger) and the river Aare.
- 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 hotel.
- Activities include close location to Emmental region (hiking and biking, cheese making and picturesque villages) & Gruyère area (cheese making and chocolate factory Cailler) & Top Jungfrau & OMEGA/Swatch museum.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
The vibrant hotel of the Swiss government with a history extending back 150 years – The Bellevue Palace is the only grand hotel in the heart of the capital. The magnificent salons, the grandiose vista of the Bernese Alps and the warm hospitality make this luxury hotel so unique. In the restaurant VUE, connoisseurs enjoy culinary delicacies, dishes to combine and share. Head chef Gregor Zimmermann invites diners to sample his cuisine, which places produce and craftsmanship center stage. The Bellevue Bar has always been a meeting place for politicians and diplomats, it featured in John le Carré’s spy novels, and it is also a casual meeting place for a late-night dinner for the whole of Berne. And your shopping expedition under Berne’s famous arcades starts right in front of the hotel.
Bern is the Capital of Switzerland and the Bellevue Palace stands right next door to the Bundeshaus, or Federal Palace. With its miles of arcades and historic fountains, the old town of Bern is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site; of particular note is the Zytglogge astronomical clock created in 1530. The BärenPark is the symbol of a city with a broad cultural heritage that includes the Zentrum Paul Klee. In the summer, the recreation area along the banks of the River Aare is ideal for strolling, jogging and swimming.
The BELLEVUE PALACE has 128 rooms, 24 of which are suites. These hideaways for individuals are classically elegant yet fitted with every modern amenity. At this luxury five-star hotel, the stage is set for a grand appearance. The restaurant «VUE» is the number one destination for gourmets in Bern, while journalists, politicians, guests of the state and couples too can enjoy cocktails and culinary delights at the «BELLEVUE Bar» and «Le LOBBY».For those who appreciate the more discreet approach, the BELLEVUE PALACE also has 12 function rooms for special events and banquets. Meanwhile the exclusive BELLEViE GYM and Spa on the 5th floor enables guests to top up their fitness levels or relax in a Finnish sauna.
Standard rooms are designed for one or two persons. These airily elegant options span 19-46 m² – space enough for box-spring beds, corner units and desks – and overlook either the tranquil courtyard or the old quarter of Bern. Naturally unlimited WiFi and air conditioning are provided. The decor in standard rooms is classic, while the loft on the fifth floor has parquet flooring.
Standard Double Room
This category features a Elite King bed or two Twin beds and has a separate sitting area and a working area with international plug adaptors. Views to the interior court or the city of Bern. This room includes complimentary WiFi Internet, flat screen TV with digital channels, air conditioning, bathroom with real stone furnishings, Molton Brown Amenities and floor heating, bathtub and/or shower.
Deluxe Double Room
This category features views to the Bernese Alps and the river Aare. Balcony on request. Elite King bed or Twin beds and has a separate sitting area and a working area with international plug adaptors. It includes complimentary WiFi Internet, flat screen TV with digital channels, air conditioning, bathroom with Molton Brown amenities, real stone furnishings, floor heating, bathtub and/or shower.
Our spacious deluxe rooms, which are suitable for one or two persons, overlook the River Aare or the Bernese Alps; some rooms also have a balcony. Ranging in size from 27-48 m², deluxe rooms come with box-spring beds, desks with international plug sockets and corner units. Unlimited WiFi is provided, while air conditioning units ensure a comfortable temperature. Deluxe rooms are classically designed with antique furnishings and stucco ceilings; some can be combined with deluxe junior suites or singles next door.
Junior Suite Superior
Our superior junior suites, which span 42-58 m², have separate living rooms with desk and seating unit, bedrooms with box-spring beds and inviting bathrooms; they overlook either the tranquil courtyard or the old town. Superior junior suites are classically laid out with items of antique furniture; Nespresso machines are provided while the air conditioning system ensures a pleasant temperature.
Junior Suite Deluxe
Our deluxe junior suites offer guests views of the Bernese Alps and the River Aare. Ranging in size from 46-60 m², these suites have bedrooms with box-spring beds, living rooms with corner unit and desk, antique furnishings and stucco ceilings. Air conditioning units and Nespresso machines raise the feelgood factor yet further. A number of deluxe junior suites can be linked to neighboring deluxe doubles.
The BELLEVUE PALACE deluxe suites are places to unwind in style. Spanning 53-81 m², the suites combine classic design, items of antique furniture and stucco ceilings with every modern convenience. Separated from the living rooms, the bedrooms offer box-spring beds; quality fabrics in contemporary color schemes produce an inviting elegance. All suites command imposing views of the Alps; some have balconies while others can connect with neighboring doubles to form double suites. This category includes a loft suite with sloping ceiling and parquet flooring.
Our premier suite enjoys the best location, commanding sensational views of the Bernese Alps and the peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as well as the River Aare. The 77 m² tower suite offers an amply proportioned living space with circular lounge, separate bedroom, private fitness room (with cross trainer, bicycle, yoga mat and weights) and two bathrooms. Furnished in classically traditional style, the suite also features modern-day amenities such as box-spring bed and air conditioning. Stuccoed ceilings and fabrics and carpets in contemporary tones underpin the classically modern mood.
In the suite made for presidents and kings, every guest can feel like a VIP. The 158 m² suite accommodates a spacious lounge, separate dining room, two bedrooms with bathrooms and a private kitchen. The view across the Alps is matchless, taking in the peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as well as the River Aare. Classic design, a smattering of antique furniture items, stucco ceilings and choice fabrics in contemporary tones emphasize the luxurious elegance of the Presidential suite. The suite also promises every modern amenity and comfortable box-spring beds.
Dining Satisfy your appetite at the hotel’s restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café, and 24-hour room service is provided.
The legendary Bellevue Bar is an atmospheric place to meet for a business lunch or after-work drink, surrounded by both hotel guests and local politicians, executives and media-types. The bar menu includes light breakfast dishes, paninis and sandwiches, burgers, fish and desserts. Ask the friendly barkeeper for his drink recommendations.
Tradition has never been more modern, and Swissness never more cosmopolitan – Gregor Zimmermann’s cuisine takes you by surprise, making classic dishes astonishingly contemporary, light and seductive. Restaurant VUE defies all labels – it’s effortlessly elegant and radically timeless. And the “belle vue” from the terrace is included.
The gym and spa on the 5th floor enables guests to top up their fitness levels or relax in a Finnish sauna.
At the end of a busy day of a holiday or business trip, there is nothing more soothing than a visit to our Finnish sauna: in such restful surroundings, it is easy to let the day melt away. The sauna, which has separate areas for men and women, is exclusively open to guests from 14 hrs to 22 hrs every day.
The gym has everything guests need to keep in shape: modern Excite+ cardio machines with TV and connectors for Smartphones, Element+ weight training machines and a lounge with self-service gym bar. Personal trainers are also available on request. Any workout is sure to be a pleasure thanks to sensational views across the rooftops of Bern to the old town and the Bernese Alps beyond – which can also be enjoyed while taking a break on the terrace.