Accommodation

The room allocations are limited, early booking is recommended!

**** Chess Hotel Mercure Plaza Biel

The Mercure Hotel Plaza Biel is situated near the pedestrian zone and the train station in the center of Biel, a city famous for its watches. The world-class 4-star hotel has 100 comfortable rooms and suites with a wide range of facilities and a free fitness and sauna area. The Barrique restaurant serves dishes and wines from all around the world, while the hotel also features a bar, a terrace and meeting rooms for conferences and events for up to 120 guests.

http://www.accorhotels.com

Special booking conditions

Standard single room

CHF 103.00*

Room with 1 single bed. Elegant decor with desk, free Wi-Fi, safe, TV, kettle with tea and coffee, minibar. Bathroom has a bathtub or shower, hairdryer and make-up mirror. Air conditioning.

Standard double room

CHF 146.00*

Room with 1 queen-size bed or 2 single beds. Elegant decor with desk, free Wi-Fi, safe, TV, kettle with tea and coffee, minibar. Bathroom has a bathtub with shower, hairdryer and make-up mirror. Air conditioning.

Superior double room

CHF 156.00*

Room with 1 double bed. Modern design with desk, armchair, free Wi-Fi, safe, TV, kettle with tea and coffee, minibar. Bathroom with bathtub or shower, hairdryer and cosmetic mirror. Air conditioning.

* Breakfast and visitor's tax included

Please contact the Mercure Plaza Biel hotel office for reservations (with reference to "PARTICIPANT BIEL CHESS FESTIVAL")

E-Mail h6166@accor.com
Tel. (+41) 32 328 68 68
Fax. (+41) 32 328 68 69

**** ART DÉCO HOTEL ELITE

Renovated in 2015, Art Déco Hotel Elite is a classically elegant building from the 1930s in the centre of Biel, only 200 m from the train station and surrounded by many shops and boutiques. Opened in October 2015, a free fitness centre and the FlowerPower30 spa area with a sauna and steam bath are also available.

All rooms offer air conditioning, free WiFi, satellite TV, a minibar, a tea/coffee maker, a safe, hairdryer, and a private bathroom.

The L'Osteria restaurant offers typical Italian cuisine.

A bus and tram stop is right outside the Elite Hotel. Lake Biel and the Old Town can be reached in a 10-minute walk, and Bern is a 25-minute train ride away. 

http://www.elite-biel.com/

Special booking conditions

Single room

CHF 128.00*

Air conditioning, free WiFi, satellite TV, a minibar, a tea/coffee maker, a safe, hairdryer, and a private bathroom.

Double room

CHF 171.00*

Air conditioning, free WiFi, satellite TV, a minibar, a tea/coffee maker, a safe, hairdryer, and a private bathroom.

* Breakfast and visitor's tax included

Please contact the Art Déco Hotel Elite Biel office for reservations (with the promo-code "ELITE-SCHACH-FESTIVAL-2017")

E-Mail info@elite-biel.com
Tel. (+41) 32 328 77 77
Fax. (+41) 32 328 77 70

Further accommodation information

Dormitory Hostel

Per person and night: CHF 18

Reservation: 
Biel-Bienne CHESS, 
Tel. +41 32 386 78 64
E-Mail: info@bielchessfestival.ch

Many roads lead to Biel. Get more information about the transportation here.