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Hotel Helmhaus

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We stayed at Helmaus for 4 nights less than a week ago and we highly recommend it. A great location, near the Zurich river and lake, Tram station a few meters from the hotel. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The room we got, with parquet floor, was well kept and clean. Breakfast was good with variety of products....

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Helmhaus, General Manager at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi DVD49 Thank you for having been our guests and for taking the time to share your thoughts with other travellers and us. We are delighted to know that you had such a good time when staying at our historical yet modern Hotel Helmhaus. Your compliments about the quality of service and facilty have been shared with our team members....

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We landed in Zurich after a long trip from San Francisco. The staff and manager were so extremely welcoming it was a great first impression of Swiss people. We accidentally booked a room for 1 person (not being used to differentiate between booking for 1 person vs 2) but the manager straightened it our right away and we were led...

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Grüezi ChefUzma Thank you for having been our guests and for taking the time to share your thougths with other travellers and us. It is a pleasure to see that you had a wonderful stay with us over New Years Eve and that you appreciated the efficiency upon check in as well as our services above all else. Most of...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 February 2014

My employer booked me at the Hotel Helmhaus so I had no idea what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised from the central location in the old heart of Zurich to the very accommodating check-in (imagine a handsome manager taking your bags up to your room!) to the little sweets in the lobby to nibble on. The room was modern,...

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Grüezi Marco P What a pleasure to know that your stay at our Hotel Helmhaus was such a pleasant surprise for you and that there is no reason to be angry with your employer having chosen our hotel for your stay :-) Our efforts are to make business and private travelers alike feel comfortable within the walls of our nearly...

Adelaide
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We were very happy with our 2 night stay in this small, modern hotel. The welcome at reception, the room, free wifi, very nice breakfast, the cleanliness of the hotel were all to our liking. Helpful advice cheerfully given was always available. The location was also good, near the river and lake and Old Town, and a walk to Bahnhofstrasse...

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Grüezi Christinee We are delighted to know that you had a comfortable stay at our Hotel Helmhaus and that all our services and facilities were to your liking. Your compliments have been duly shared with our team. Thank you for having chosen our Hotel Helmhaus for your stay in Zurich, and we look forward to seeing you again in the...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We stayed 2 nights at the hotel for the weekend. The hotel located at the heart of the old city, with restaurants coffee shops, stores and supermarket all around you can walk by foot to all places. The hotel staff is very friendly and helpful speaking fluent English. The hotel is small but very warm and homey atmosphere charming, bright...

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Grüezi biliat Thank you for having been our guests and for taking the time to share your thoughts about our stay with other travellers and us. It is a pleasure to know that you especially valued the cleanliness and comfort of your room as well as the friendliness of our team members. We understand that prices in Zurich and Switzerland...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Great visit to Zurich anchored by the Helmhaus. Great location, a short 10 to 15 minutes from the train station along a simple route. All at the front desk very helpful, great dinner recommendations, directions and a coffee or two! Mario at the front desk will help with anything, with a smile. Good solid breakfast, in good Swiss order! Room...

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Grüezi Steve B It is nice to know that you had a comfortable stay at our Hotel Helmhaus and an enjoyable time in Zurich. Your compliments about the quality of our services and the hotel’s facilties have been shared with our team members. Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your stay with other travellers and us, and it was...

BILLDC
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Stayed here 3 nights in October, 2013. The property is more like a guest house than a hotel. Very, very small lobby. The "welcome drink" consisted of a glass of water or a glass of (warm) apple juice (not what we expected). Large, clean, comfortable room but nothing spectacular. Good breakfast but limited variety because of space limitations. Pleasant staff...

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Grüezi BILLDC Thank you for having been our guest recently. It is a pleasure to know that you valued the friendliness of our team members as well as our location in Oldtown Zurich. We regret to read that you were somewhat dissappointed in regards to the variety of our Swiss breakfast buffet as well as our welcome drink. Of course...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2014

At the foot of Old Town, near the Quay, easy access to affordable (by Zurich standards) restaurants, tram line out front, 10 minute walk to the Bahnhofstrasse luxury shopping district. Although we reserved months in advance, the room was on the first floor adjacent to the kitchen and the public WC. Breakfasts were good. In the morning the room was...

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Grüezi GentleKnight Thank you for having been our guests and for chosing our Hotel Helmhaus for your stay. We regret to read that your experience was dampened somewhat by odors coming from our breakfast area as well as some discomforts in your room. We will certainly look at those issues. The bathroom light had been fixed as soon as we...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 6 February 2014

We stayed three nights in January 2014 - linked a business event to a week-end break. The Helmhaus was excellent for our needs - the rooms were nice, simple, elegant and relatively spacious. I note that other reviewers have complained about size of rooms, but ours was just fine, especially if you compare it to typical room sizes in, say,...

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Grüezi Alex B Thank you for having been our guests. It is a pleasure to know that you appreciated the great service of our team members and the quality of our rooms which have all been renovated between 2007 and 2012. We understand that sometimes it can be inconvenient if no room service is offered. As a Hotel Garni our...

Lebanon
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We spent a night at Helmhaus en route to a ski vacation in Austria. The hotel is very well located at the center of the old part of Zurich, about 10-15 min walk from the main train station, and therefore an Ideal location from which to explore the main sights of the city. The staff were all very efficient and...

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Grüezi TinoA Thank you for your recent stay at our Hotel Helmhaus, and we hope you enjoyed your ski vacation in Austria. It is a pleasure to know that you valued the quality of our services and breakfast as well as the comfort of your room. And when booking with us directly guests can ensure to get the best rooms...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Look forward to Zurich’s smallest and most centrally located hotel. Each of our 24 rooms has just recently been completely renovated. A high quality design interior, comfortable bathrooms in warm colours, an individually adjustable air condition system for the summer time and new sound-proof windows promise a relaxing sleep.At the Hotel Helmhaus history and modern comfort connect in a remarkable way. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Helmhaus

Address: Schifflaende 30, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: $291 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Helmhaus 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Helmhaus Swiss Quality zürich
Hotel Helmhaus Swiss Quality
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#1 Family Hotel in Zurich
#7 Business Hotel in Zurich
#9 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#9 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms on the fifth floor are very quiet”
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“My top floor room was quiet and very comfortable.”
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“Watch a step set in front of the hotel room door.”
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“Rooms far from the elevator, view of lake is a big plus!”
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“Top floor is great.”
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