Hotel Restaurant Rathaus

Thun , , Gerberngasse 1 (Show on Map)
8.2
Very Good


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Summary of reviewsHotel Restaurant Rathaus enjoys an enviable location in the heart of Thun’s old town, situated on the picturesque Rathausplatz. Its central position is ideal for exploring historical sights, accessing shops and eateries and offers easy proximity to the castle and train station. Guests rave about the charm, historical ambiance and easy accessibility of staying in such a prime spot, although some note occasional nighttime noise. The historic building has been appropriately renovated, blending old-world charm with modern conveniences.

Though the hotel does not provide an in-house breakfast service, guests have positively reviewed the nearby establishments, especially Hotel Krone next door for its quality breakfast offerings. A coffee-bakery 100 meters away is also recommended for its excellent coffee. While unconventional, the lack of an in-house breakfast is well-communicated, allowing guests to plan accordingly.

The restaurant at Hotel Restaurant Rathaus is a highlight for many guests. Offering superb Italian cuisine, both the main restaurant and the in-house pizzeria receive high praise for the quality and taste of their dishes. Dining by the serene Aare River further enhances the experience. The friendly and helpful restaurant staff contribute to the delightful dining experience.

Rooms at the hotel are spacious, well-appointed and combine historical charm with modern amenities. Many guests appreciate the large dimensions, cleanliness and tasteful decor of the rooms, featuring high ceilings and generous floor space. Luxurious bathrooms, some with whirlpools and Jacuzzis, are also frequently mentioned. However, a few guests have noted that while beautiful, some rooms can feel less cozy and are sensitive to sound.

Cleanliness is generally praised with many guests describing the rooms and bathrooms as clean and well-maintained, though there are occasional mentions of relative cleanliness issues. The hotel’s staff frequently receive acclaim for their friendliness and helpfulness, enhancing the welcoming atmosphere. The reception experience is highlighted positively, despite the unusual operating hours aligning with the restaurant's schedule.

The comfort of the beds receives mixed feedback. While many guests find the beds comfortable, preferences vary with some mentioning that the mattresses are too soft. There are minor concerns about squeaky beds and the comfort of the pillows, suggesting some areas for improvement.

Overall, Hotel Restaurant Rathaus offers a compelling blend of historical charm, modern amenities and a superb location, complemented by excellent dining and attentive service. It is a highly recommended choice for travelers seeking to immerse themselves in the vibrant life of Thun’s old town.
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Double Room This room with wooden floors includes a private bathroom. It comes with cable TV, a radio and a refrigerator.

Suite This spacious room with wooden floors includes a bedroom and a living room with cable TV. It comes with a balcony, a private bathroom and a refrigerator.

Guest Reviews
8.2
Very Good
Location
Hotel Restaurant Rathaus boasts a superb location, perfectly nestled in the heart of Thun’s old town on the picturesque Rathausplatz. Its central position offers guests the convenience of having historical sights, shops and eateries all within walking distance. The hotel's proximity to the castle and ease of access to the train station make it ideal for both exploring the city and taking excursions.

Guests consistently praise the setting within the most beautiful square in Thun, highlighting the charm and accessibility of staying in such a prime spot. Although the central location comes with occasional nighttime noise, the benefits of being in the middle of everything far outweigh this minor inconvenience. Visitors appreciate the historical ambiance of the building combined with appropriately renovated rooms.

With a beautiful restaurant situated by the river and a location that simplifies walking to attractions, the Hotel Restaurant Rathaus is perfect for travelers looking to immerse themselves in the vibrant life of Thun’s old town while enjoying a convenient and central stay.

Breakfast
Hotel Restaurant Rathaus does not offer an in-house breakfast service. Instead, guests have options to enjoy breakfast at nearby establishments. Many reviewers mentioned the convenience and quality of the breakfast available at Hotel Krone, located next door, which received positive feedback for its very good offerings. Another option is a coffee-bakery 100 meters away, noted for its excellent coffee. While the absence of breakfast at the hotel may be unconventional, guests were generally informed about this arrangement in advance, allowing them to plan accordingly. Parking and breakfast are not included in the stay at Hotel Restaurant Rathaus.

Dinner
Hotel Restaurant Rathaus offers a remarkable dining experience, highly praised by guests. The accompanying restaurant is lauded for its excellent and exquisite cuisine with each dish prepared with great love, embodying a true Italian culinary spirit. Guests repeatedly highlight the quality of the food, whether enjoyed in the main restaurant or the in-house pizzeria, which serves very delicious meals. The restaurant staff are noted for their friendliness, helpfulness and prompt service, even during more formal dining settings. Dining by the serene Aare river is described as perfect, adding to the overall pleasure of the experience. Overall, guests consistently rate the restaurant as top-notch, making it a delightful complement to their stay at the hotel.

Rooms
Hotel Restaurant Rathaus offers an impressive array of spacious and well-appointed rooms, characterized by their large dimensions and historical charm. Guests frequently highlight the vastness and cleanliness of the rooms with many noting the high ceilings and generous floor space that contribute to a comfortable stay. The bathrooms are equally noteworthy, featuring modern amenities, including whirlpools and Jacuzzis that add a touch of luxury.

The hotel's rooms seamlessly blend historical elements with newly renovated, stylish designs, resulting in a pleasant mix of old-modern aesthetics. Visitors appreciate the tasteful and functional decor, even if some find it a bit minimalistic. Despite their size and beauty, a few rooms have been described as less cozy and slightly cold with some sensitivity to sound and limited ability to be darkened.

Overall, the rooms in Hotel Restaurant Rathaus offer a compelling combination of historic character, modern facilities and generous space, making them a comfortable and appealing choice for travelers.

Beds
Hotel Restaurant Rathaus has received varied feedback on its bedding. Guests generally appreciate the comfort of the beds, consistently describing them as comfortable. Many found the beds to their liking despite the occasional note that the mattresses might be too soft for some preferences. There were some areas of concern, such as the need for guests to make the beds themselves and the quality of the pillows, which suggests room for improvement. Issues like squeaky beds and uncomfortable pillows also surfaced, indicating that while the overall bed comfort is praised, there are specific aspects that could benefit from attention.

Cleanliness
Hotel Restaurant Rathaus generally receives positive feedback regarding its cleanliness. Guests frequently describe the rooms as clean and well-maintained. Many reviews highlight the newly renovated and stylish rooms with particular mention of clean bathrooms. The hotel’s rooms are also noted for being tastefully and simply furnished, functional and spacious. However, there are occasional mentions of cleanliness issues, such as one guest who found the bathroom not clean and another who felt the overall cleanliness was only relative. Despite these few remarks, the overall impression suggests that the hotel prioritizes cleanliness and comfort for its guests.

Staff
Hotel Restaurant Rathaus is frequently praised for its exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. Guests highlight a warm and welcoming reception experience with the staff being accommodating and attentive. The overall atmosphere is enhanced by the unobtrusive yet supportive nature of the team. Despite some indications that the management for check-in and checkout operates within restaurant hours, the generally positive feedback about the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff stands out prominently in the reviews.


No, Hotel Restaurant Rathaus doesn't have any pool.

No, a spa isn't available at Hotel Restaurant Rathaus.

Yes, Hotel Restaurant Rathaus welcomes dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at Hotel Restaurant Rathaus.

No, Hotel Restaurant Rathaus doesn't have a gym.

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