Best Western Hotel Continental - Biel

Aarbergstrass 29, Biel, Switzerland, 2502  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Hotel Continental - Biel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Wind surfing

Diving

Snorkeling

Fishing

Cycling

Hiking

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Best Western Hotel Continental is a 3-star business hotel providing a non-smoking accommodation only minutes away from Palazzo Colombino Basel, St. Jakobshalle and 'Badeland Laguna'. Renovated in 1983, the hotel combines high-tech architecture with ultimate comfort.

The city center is 20 minutes' walk of the property. The hotel is set 239 km away from Milan.

Biel/Bienne ASM-bti train station is 5 minutes' walking distance from the hotel.

Rooms

Best Western Hotel Continental features 80 rooms across 5 floors. Some rooms come with a view of Lake Biel. They provide bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

The dining options include a rich buffet breakfast served daily. Guests can enjoy continental snacks and meals in Landte - La Petite Alsace in Biel located 100 meters away.

Services

Best Western Hotel Continental also offers bicycles and cars for rent.

Relax

Active guests will appreciate snorkeling, windsurfing and diving provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   80.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Wind surfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Fishing

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 2. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Aarbergstrass 29, Biel, Switzerland, 2502

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City Center
  • Biel
    3700 ft
Train Stations
  • Biel/Bienne ASM-bti
    1000 ft
  • Biel/Bienne
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Landte - La Petite Alsace in Biel (cuisine: Continental)
    300 ft
  • Dueruem Buffet
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    80

Hotel Awards

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Best 3 Star Hotels in Switzerland

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Rooms and availability

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Single Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed
Size: 195 sq. feet
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 410 sq. feet
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      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 270 sq. feet
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        Business Class Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Best Western Hotel Continental - Biel Biel location
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          Hotel Address:

          Aarbergstrass 29, Biel, Switzerland, 2502

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Biel
            3700 ft
          Train Stations
          • Biel/Bienne ASM-bti
            1000 ft
          • Biel/Bienne
            1400 ft
          • Bus stop
            400 ft
          Restaurants
          • Landte - La Petite Alsace in Biel (cuisine: Continental)
            300 ft
          • Dueruem Buffet
            700 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            80

          Hotel Awards

          SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBielBest Western Hotel Continental

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best 3 Star Hotels in Switzerland

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          Best Western Hotel Continental Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Galerie Elfenau - 2000 ft
          • Galerie 57 - 2300 ft
          • Galerie Aquarelle - 2700 ft
          • Kino Apollo - 4.8 mi

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 3300 ft

          Places of interest

          • Museum Neuhaus - 2700 ft
          • Stadtverwaltung - 3300 ft

          Amusement

          • UBS ARENA Biel-Bienne - 400 ft
          • Kino Palace - 1400 ft
          • Kino Filmpodium Biel-Bienne - 2700 ft
          • Apollo SA - 2700 ft
          • Kino Beluga - 3000 ft
          • Restaurant zum weissen Kreuz - 1.9 mi

          Museums

          • Museum CenterPasquart - 2700 ft
          • Lyceum-Club - 2700 ft

          Theaters

          • La Dolce Vita - 2700 ft
          • Biel Solothurn/ Théâtre - 3700 ft
          • Théâtre Kulturtäter - 4300 ft
          • Theater Carré Noir - 4300 ft
          • Théâtre de la Grenouille - 1.2 mi

          Local attractions

          • Papiliorama - 10.0 mi
            Moosmatte 1, Kerzers

            Restaurants nearby

            • Landte - La Petite Alsace in Biel - 300 ft

              Address: Rue d'Aarberg 21
              Phone: 032 322 72 40

              73% likes this, based on 7 reviews
              Cuisine: Continental

            • Coop - 1100 ft

              Address: Salzhausstrasse 31
              Phone: +41(0)32 3214080

              62% likes this, based on 10 reviews

            • Cafe Restaurant de l'Ecluse - 1600 ft

              Address: Schusspromenade 14d
              Phone: 32 322 18 40

              71% likes this, based on 69 reviews
              Cuisine: International

            • Dueruem Buffet - 700 ft

              Address: Robert-Walser-Platz 1A
              Phone: +41(0)31 3232066

              72% likes this, based on 12 reviews

            • Seeland - 1200 ft

              Address: Bahnhofplatz 7
              Phone: 032 322 27 11

              60% likes this, based on 18 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              5
            • Number of rooms:
              80

            Hotel Awards

            SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBielBest Western Hotel Continental

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best 3 Star Hotels in Switzerland

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            Best Western Hotel Continental Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Hotel Continental

            Average guest rating

            7.2out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 252 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            8.0
            Rooms
            9.0
            Service
            9.0
            Value
            7.0
            Dining
            7.0

            Guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              The hotel was as expected, modern, clean, plain but roomy.

              Both exterior and interior were plain and ordinary, nothing bad, just nothing to admire.

            • Family with children
              6.2

              The location is nearby the lake and train station. The room is spacious.

              The hotel is rather old generally. The price is too high for the room.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              It was a good sized room with the usual amenities. Near to the centre of a suburb where there were bars and shops etc.

              We returned to the hotel about 10-30pm but the bar had closed.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              Easy access to the places I wanted to go to, adequate parking, pleasant and helpful staff, availability of internet, reasonably priced restaurent with good menue.

              The restaurant is relatively small to accommodate guests specially at breakfast when people are obliged to move a lot to serve themselves.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              Arrived at 2.50 book in not till 3 had to wait till 3.30 but given free drink voucher for bar room, lovely free wi fi big roomy bath room nice comfy bed,s tea and coffee a bonus loads of space in wardrobes and little touches that make this hotel nice

              Reception seemed very harased but was still very helpful. Lots of building work going on further down our hall but not that noisy. We were let in to our room late and had to watch the cleaner make up our bed a bit embarising then she left her trolly in the hall out side our room all night which is a fire hazard the hotel is a fare way from beil and a map of which way to go would of been helpful the old town is beautiful once you find itl

            • Couple
              7.4

              room was clean, breakfast was very nice, staff was friendly

            • Family with children
              5.8

              Helpful staff, decent buffet breakfast, free parking, good location

              We have got other room that was booked, got a little discount on that though. In general the hotel needs refurbishment.

            • Single
              4.6

              Hotel staff suddenly knocked my door with big voice, he told he has problem with internet connection and want to check it in my room.he was really rude and I was interrupted my sleep.

            • Single
              7.8

              Welcome drink. BBC World and CNN on tv available. Good breakfast with wurst and scrambled egg also available. Friendly staff. Decent for quick business trip.

              Drilling and hammering in nearby room around 6.50am although not major upset.

            • Single
              8.2

              Friendliness of staff, free internet access, good food, welcome drink on the house.

              Noise from the street.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              Air conditioning would improve the status of the hotel.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              The afternoon receptionist could not have been more helpful and even organised our next hotel for us. The breakfast was excellent.

              We mistakenly put money in the car park machine whereas this was unnecessary - but there was not a notice to tell us this.

            • Couple
              7.8

              The breakfast is amazing and of a high quality; the parking possibility is very praktical

              The 2 beds in our double room did not stay together because of wheels without "brakes"

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Very handy for the railway station. The suite of rooms we had had all the facilities and comfort but would have been a lot more comfortable if it had air conditioning as it was a South facing room.

              The lack of air conditioning and waiter did not understand English in order to advise on the menu in the restaurant.

            • Older travelers
              6.2

              nice clean large room. decent buffet breakfast. free parking.

              No aircon, road noise if the windows are opened.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Best Western Hotel Continental - Biel Biel location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Aarbergstrass 29, Biel, Switzerland, 2502

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Biel
              3700 ft
            Train Stations
            • Biel/Bienne ASM-bti
              1000 ft
            • Biel/Bienne
              1400 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Landte - La Petite Alsace in Biel (cuisine: Continental)
              300 ft
            • Dueruem Buffet
              700 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              5
            • Number of rooms:
              80

            Hotel Awards

            SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBielBest Western Hotel Continental

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best 3 Star Hotels in Switzerland

            Use Badge