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Bath, Somerset, UK
Reviewed 4 January 2012

This hotel is a member of the Swiss 'Quality' group and the quality is in its staff. From email correspondence before our trip and all communications during with reception, housekeeping and restaurant staff were of the most friendly, polite and helpful possible. Thun is a lovely city, well worth a visit and well placed for visiting much of this lovely...

2Thank Hussingtree
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Thun was our second stop during a tour of Switzerland in June and wow what a place. I loved this town and the Freienhof hotel was brilliant. The hotel is located next to the river and a short walk from the train station. It is also minutes from the main street and surrounded by lots of restaurants. Our room was...

5Thank Happy_Camper182
Washington DC
Reviewed 11 August 2011

Thun is a lovely, underappreciated Swiss small city at the end of the lake with a river flowing through it and a handsome castle. The architect that designed this hotel did a remarkable job of adding beautiful rooms with delightful views overlooking the river, surrounding them with a garden and linking them with the old Main building. If you like...

3Thank DGM-Washington
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 10 August 2011

The location of the hotel was superb, short walk from the train station and next to the river. It was very nice to eat the breakfast by the river with great view. The shopping street was also near by and many fine restaurants as well. The breakfast was good, especially the fresh croissants. The river goes both sides of the...

2Thank Mosqito
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 27 November 2010

The Freienhof is a simple and easy walk from the train station. There are many excellent restaurants in the neighborhood and the hotel's setting is picturesque. The front desk staff is capable, pleasant and efficient. The hotel's restaurant is quite good and the breakfast buffet was competently prepared and arranged, although I found it strange that the staff were absent...

1Thank HiIslandsGuy
Martinez, California
Reviewed 6 November 2010

The location is beautiful, right on the Aare River with the constant sound of water pouring through the wooden dam and a great view of the Alps. You can easily walk to the Thun castle, old church, shopping, restaurants, train station, Shadau Castle... The facility is spartan yet lovely, clean, beautifully decorated, highly functional--very Swiss. Service is great, food is...

3Thank Me-MyHusband
New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 September 2010

Floor 3 Staff: excellent, professional staff Hotel: standard, good quality, stunning views from the bedroom, water rushing outside, though took some time to sleep due to its noise. Room: standard size, basic, modern, clean, comfortable, towels and toiletries provided, LCD TV Bathroom: en suite bathroom, modern, clean, hair dryer Dining room: standard Breakfast: excellent buffet for continental and cooked. Iron/Iron...

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2010

Good location, very clean.... Staff very helpful............................................................................................!

Thank mickelmuss
Reviewed 20 August 2010

After reading all the positive reviews on tripadvisor, my husband and I and our 3-year old daughter decided to stay in this hotel for 4 nights. Yes, we all agree that the location is great, in the center of the nice City, Thun, and on the banks of the river with beautiful views. What we don't understand is why this...

3Thank G_J_L_London
Reviewed 4 August 2010

Had read TripAdvisor reviews prior to travelling, most of which were complimentary. Couldn't fault the hotel at all, service, food, rooms. You can dine outside by the river if you wish. We have stayed in many parts of Switzerland over the past few years, and the situation of this hotel right on the River Aare was exceptional. Much to see...

2Thank SKItrippers

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our historic, yet modern hotel is situated in an idyllic spot by the River Aare on the edge of the old town of Thun. 66 renovated modern rooms, 700m2 of professionally equipped seminar facilities and a creative kitchen offering speciality foods are brought to you in a refreshing manner by our young team. Although we are in the centre of town, peace and quiet are guaranteed since our rooms are on a little peninsular where all you hear are the gentle sounds of the River Aare. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Freienhof

Address: Freienhofgasse 3, Thun 3600, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Thun
Price Range: €153 - €292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Freienhof 4*
Number of rooms: 66
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“Panorama suite has great views”
 of 5 bubbles sandy12, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room near the end of the hotel, near the water”
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 of 5 bubbles LoneRangerAus, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not change room when you can see the bridge&water... everybody complains too noisy”
 of 5 bubbles zsike05, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors = better views of the river/lake and alps.”
 of 5 bubbles alisad480, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Best views, great rooms,”
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