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Hotel Helvetia

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Reviewed 23 September 2011

rooms ok no air con or fridge .but agreat location plenty of bars and cafes nice staff enjoyed my stay. JACK FROM FREMANTLE WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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Reviewed 3 September 2011

Stayed for 2 nights on business. Perfect for access to the Gare De Lyon main station. I used the Air France bus transfer to and from CDG airport both ways...the stop (Line 4) is 50 yards from the hotel. On a main road but located just far enough away from the station and main bars and so very little noise...

Thank LCFC72
Lima, Peru
Reviewed 30 July 2011

In Paris like any other big city, the location of the hotel is of the most important, you don't want to waste time in transportation, you want to be as soon as possible at the attractions, well Hotel Helvetia is perfect, the metro station (line 1) is at the door and Gare de Lyon, to train connections, 100 mts away....

1Thank Camoto54
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 24 July 2011

This hotel is very central, near the Gare de Lyon. Easy to get to from the airport, and central to the Paris Metro system. Reasonably priced (for Paris). It is spartan, but clean and efficient. Not a place for romance, but great for the single traveller or a couple with a hectic schedule.

1Thank Feodor_Dostoevsky
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2011

We stayed at the Hotel Helvetia and found it good value for money. It was not plush but it was clean and the reception staff were friendly and helpful. The location - 2 mins from Gare De Lyon- was excellent.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 7 June 2011

We stayed there for 4 nights. The room is OK but the bed is not very comfortable. The door knob is hard to open. Simple breakfast but hot chocolate is very good. Great location, only 2 minutes from Gare de Lyon station.

Thank Vini S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 17 May 2011

Excellent location ( 2 minutes away from Gare du Lyon) with friendly staff who spoke english. The Room was clean, the bed was comfortable and the shower was great. After a long day in Paris, that is all one requires and Hotel Helvetia delivers it ! Enjoyed the daily breakfast,though it was simple but it was a big bonus to...

2Thank emelyn_alexander
Sibiu, Romania
Reviewed 10 May 2011

Good location near gare de Lyon, nice room, clean, quiet area, kind personnel. Price was OK.

Thank oanabenescu1970
Reviewed 4 January 2011

We stayed one night because of its proximity to the Gare de Lyon. Bed and showerroom were clean, but latter unheated and bedroom area smelt so strongly of cigarette smoke that it was very unpleasant to sleep in. Would not return.

1Thank cantorion
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 December 2010

The best thing about this hotel is it's location. 1 min away from the railway station (with buses to the airport), metro station next to the front door and a lot of sight-seeings in a walking distance. It's a 2* Paris hotel, which means that rooms are pretty small. Bathroom was very clean, although the room was also technically clean,...

Thank kriform

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Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make their homes.
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Address: 28 B boulevard Diderot | 12 Arr., 75012 Paris, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Bercy / Nation , Reuilly
Price Range: $103 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Helvetia 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Room at the rear is quieter.”
MrThrill, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lift is small.close to Metro and Main railway”
asangahapu, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask to look at the floor plan in the lobby, rooms are different shapes and sizes”
RetiredEngineer600, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors have balconies.”
Ricothepigfarmer, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“There are quiet and noisy rooms at this hotel.”
Dr Ali M., 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
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