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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and family stayed here for 2 nights arriving very late at night but luckily the hotel accepts check in's until midnight- so that was very convenient. Pensione Helvetia is owned by a couple living next door to the property, the hosts; Michele and Sandra are very friendly and welcoming!! They had made our stay extra special! Thank you for...

1Thank Anna S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the good fortune to stay at Pensione Helvetia on my recent trip to Italy. I had booked to stay the night after a late flight from Gatwick before moving on to Florence. Firstly may I say how welcoming these hosts were!! My flight from Gatwick was delayed by 2 hours and they graciously agreed to open up for...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent position and impeccable cleanness . There is no lift and my room was at the 4th floor, Great view though! Missing the tea pot in the room but the room was lovely with a huge tv screen and a new made and clean bathroom inside.

Thank emanuelaelia
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Basic hotel but it has everything you need as you won't spend much time in the hotel. It is a 2 minute walk from the tower and a 10 minute taxi to the train station. We found the room tight for space as we had two big suitcases and two rucksacks, but if you are travelling lighter then it shouldn't...

Thank David S
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The hotel is in a really good location to explore Pisa and the surrounding area. The room is really nice and the hosts are very welcoming. I would recommend you to stay here if you are going to visit Pisa.

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Radcliffe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017

There is a shared bathroom and toilet and a sinking your bedroom. The shower is a good size and there is plenty of space to move around. The hotel is clean and the room is really nice. There is a TV but no English speaking channels. There's a wardrobe, bedside cabinets and a ceiling fan. It is in a brilliant...

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Kuala Kencana, Papua, Indonesia
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel during our Europe tour. Hotel is kind of old although I guess all hotels nearby are as old as this one. One great benefit of staying is that Pisa tower is only 200 meters away. We took a walk at night and just enjoy the tower without any tourist. The hotel itself was average. No AC...

Thank Wilibona
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 7 January 2017

A stones throw from the famous Leaning Tower, Helvetia is ideally located in the heart of the action. The owner was friendly and welcoming, happy to make restaurant recommendations as well as plan my day trip to Florence. My room was clean, comfortable and looked over a quiet inner courtyard. It is within walking distance of everything. It does have...

Thank Scuesa
San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Nice functional and clean rooms. Great location. We got in late and they not only graciously let us in after hours but they recommended a stroll 500 meters to the tower. Amazing to view it at night with no other visitors around. Good value for money.

1Thank Liv N
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Helvetia for one night in November before moving onto Florence. We barley spend anytime in our rooms and just like somewhere clean, in good location & reasonably priced. Helvetia was perfect for us, right in the centre of Pisa and about 100 - 200 metre walk to the Leaning Tower. If we stay in Pisa again we...

Thank Kevin R

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel stands few meters from the Leaning Tower, close to piazza dei Cavalieri, in the middle of down town. 23 rooms, mostly with bath, and all with TV, telephone (incoming calls) and fan on the ceiling. Totally refurnished offers also a nice garden full of cactus and cosy breakfast rooms.Only telephone booking: we speak English, France and Spanish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Helvetia

Address: Via Don Gaetano Boschi 31, 56126, Pisa, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Pisa > Pisa
Price Range: $81 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Helvetia 1*
Number of rooms: 29
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“My room was on the 2nd floor which has same level access to the shared shower and toilet”
  • street view from the hotel entrance
  • very very comfortable bed
  • fantastic view; soooo Italy
NotJustaGranny, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“No lift, so need to specify when booking if stairs are a problem”
karoho18, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We asked for a quiet room,but do not think any rooms would be noisy.”
jamesmA5445AV, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“First Floor Best Wifi”
Lee-evans70, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose en suite room.”
Xosejulia, 24 Jun 2015 | Read review
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