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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

+ nice and clean rooms + quiet during the night + perfect location, lot of restaurants/shops within walking distance - leaking shower, wet bathroom and entrance area after showering - cracky wallpapers - the restaurant staff was not always very friendly. in the morning sometimes no one greetet us when we entered the restaurant...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Perfect for a quick visit to central Zurich, just a 10 minute walk away from most of the sights. Note that this is a tiny building right on a busy street, so it's a bit noisy - you can hear the trams going by, quite loudly with the windows open which is necessary during the summer since there's no air...

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Manchester, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 13 January 2015

stayed here on a trip through europe, the hotel was easy to find, very clean rooms, with a nice menu and the food was great, I would recommend this as a stary to anyone, and would enjoy going back anytime

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Amman, Jordan
Reviewed 1 December 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for few days . It was really different experience from the usual traditional hotels since it is attached to a Resturant in the first floor as it's main event with no lobby . Room size were OK . Staff were really friendly . Location was good but the noise of the tram is bothering sometimes .

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2014

stayed here for a couple of nights recently and had a very pleasant stay hotel is above bar /restaurant and hotel check in/out is just at the side of the bar staff were very very friendly and accommodating room was nice size, well appointed....no air con though so it could get hot in summer although there was a fan in...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 21 August 2014

This is not your ordinary boutique hotel but rather a cool restaurant/bar with rooms, so more like an inn. I loved the fact that the bar was full of locals, this added to the overall cool, trendy vibe this place has. The design in the bar is great (dark wood - perfect for a date), location is very central with...

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1Thank Larusso
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Old building with recently decorated rooms done with a pleasing urban edge. Limited service so best for the self sufficient traveller. Excellent for transport links and proximity to the sights. On the corner of a tram intersection which are audible in the night but not a disturbance to me. Recommended.

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London
Reviewed 16 June 2014

This is a great boutique hotel in central Zurich - but don't expect the facilities of an international five star hotel. Most notably, it was affordable (a rarity in Switzerland) and whilst the "small" double room we stayed in was, undeniably, small - it was well thought out and the bathroom was great. The hotel has its own bar and...

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1Thank sb1London
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the hotel since it was booked for me and it was close to my office. I didn't check in advance what would expect me. There is no real reception. You have to ring a bell to get the door opened. The reception is in a bar. The rooms were small, the floor felt like rubber. It was...

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1Thank AppleNick
Paris, France
Reviewed 26 February 2014 via mobile

Helvetia is a good and friendly place to stay. I appreciate to stay in small hotels with a 'soul' this is thz case for helvetia. Nice to see Kiehls skincare in the bathroom. I had a room with a view on the river. I assume that its better than street side. A weak point. You cannot order food at the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Hotel Restaurant Helvetia
Hotel Restaurant Helvetia
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Swiss, European, International
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Restaurant Helvetia - the name says it all! Nestled in the heart of Zurich, in one of the most elegant buildings in the city centre, our hotel offers its guests authentic Swiss-style hospitality. Our boutique hotel with its 14 charming rooms and two luxury business apartments in the attic floor is a real jewel nestled in the heart of the city. With a great love for detail, classic art nouveau elements have been combined with a modern interior to create a unique living ambiance. The family-run and individual Helvetia hotel offers a home from home in a globalised world to busy business travellers, city explorers and Zurich lovers alike. The hotel interior was designed by the renowned Zurich interior designers Atelier Zurich. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Helvetia

Address: Stauffacherquai 1, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: $255 - $472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Helvetia 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Don't go in the middle of summer, can get very warm in the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles sPaCePiR8, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles HedgehogLondon, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If staying during the summer - ask for a room towards the river side (shadow side)”
 of 5 bubbles 749oskarb, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles ET681, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back may be affected less by tram rumblings”
 of 5 bubbles bigf1, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
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