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Helvetia

Via Don Gaetano Boschi, 31, 56126 Pisa, Italy
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Ranked #6 of 82 hotels in Pisa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is only 3 minutes away from Pisa Tower. I stayed in Helvetia for 1 night. I am satisfied, as the hotel has everything I needed. Certainly, it is does not have 5 star facilities, but for a short stay is great. The transfer from airport to the hotel is max. 10EUR. My recommendation is to visit Pisa tower after... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in Helvetia for 1 night, which seems like a good move. The hostel itself is in a tricky back alley from the main streets, the staff ranged between a tired apathetic and a friendly apathetic. The rooms were fairly clean, except for mosquito-splat smears on the wall. My tv came on in the night, which was weird, and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not fancy but it's clean, safe and comfortable. Plus it's super close to the tower, restaurants and other attractions. Staff is friendly and accommodating. I loved staying here- it's the only hotel in Italy where I felt I got my money's worth :-)

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night after a late plane arrival at Pisa. It was a good choice - clean, quiet, comfortable and a great location (2 minutes) for a walk around the Duomo complex (and the tower!) next morning. Very cheap for such a nice first floor room which looked like it had been refurbished recently. No breakfast but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small yet efficient hotel is perfect for a 1 night stay. It offers a patio open till 11 and a sitting room w vending machines and big screen tv as well as a take a book leave a book stack in many languages. Our room was small, but had large bed, wardrobe, end table flat screen and ceiling fan.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The hotel is simple but clean and very well situated being a short walk from the tower and cathedral and close to a good selection of bars and restaurants. The owners were very pleasant and helpful. Breakfast was not provided but there are plenty of places to eat within a short walk. The only niggle was about the towels which... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Simple but very nice and clean hotel. Very good price/value ratio. The owners are nice and friendly they recommended us one very nice pizzeria "La Mura" and an excellent Osteria "Santi". Can recommend it.

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Staying at this hotel currently and very pleased so far. 2 min walk to the tower and plenty of restaurants. Yes it is basic but for a few nights and the price, I think its great value. Tip - we arranged to be picked up from the airport by the taxi company suggested by the hotel. They didn't turn up... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This hotel is perfect for a short stay, good price/quality. It has an excellent location about five minute walk to Pisa tower & monuments. If you want more comfort or extensive choice, I recommend you a other hotel.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
28 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Hotel Albergo Helvetia is only 2 minutes walk from the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It's in a very quiet location. Reception staff were both very nice and helpful speaking very good English. I stayed twice at the hotel at the beginning and end of my 10 day stay in Italy. Both rooms 25 and 16 were beautifully decorated, spacious and... More

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Address: Via Don Gaetano Boschi, 31, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Pisa > Pisa
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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 
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