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Hotel Helvetia

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Stauffacherquai 1, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
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Ranked #9 of 39 Zurich B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

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... More

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80 reviews 80 reviews
37 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This hotel is just a 10 min walk from the main train station. It has been completely redone in a truly modern design style. Really like the layout and space in the rooms. Windows are well isolated, so you don't hear the noise from the street. There is a piano bar downstairs which has a nice atmosphere. The bathroom has... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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95 reviews 95 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I live in Zurich since 6 years and tried several restaurants of many levels, from cheap ones to mid range ones, this is one of the first up scale place I visited and I am really impressed. :) Loved the attentive service and the location and atmosphere, we had a business dinner with fixed menu ( selected by my boss... More

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The Hotel is easy to reach from the central train station and offers everything you need to stay for a business-trip or weekend-visit of Zurich. Rooms are modern furnished in black&white colour, and bath-amenities are from Kiehl's. Great! But some of the rooms are really very small and go out on the streetside, so they are very noisy with all... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The room is small, but not unexpected for Zurich for what is described as a small single. The location is good, an easy walk from the central station - however there are lots of hotels that fit this description in Zurich. The restaurant downstairs served nice food at an ok price. Service got slower as the evening went on, but... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My initial impression was not that great, as the room was a bit basic, and the staff attitude was a bit casual. However, the place really grew on me, and the casual atmosphere became a plus. Really loved the rooftop bar with great view over the city and convivial atmosphere, particularly on the Friday evening with a mixture of clientele.... More

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Was tough to find the hotel and the hotel didnt get back to my mails on how do reach the hotel from Zurich station...the address on the booking.com site was not accurate and that made it worse...the hotel is on top of the bar/restaurant.. Whats good about it? once you have found the hotel, the location is fine...its quite withing... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
24 hotel reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

You are a 5 minute walk from Zurich central station on a quiet riverside location, another 10 minutes walk puts you in the heart of the old town or on the lakeside. The bar/restaurant was first class and our room was roomy and comfortable. There is also a rood top bar with decent views of the surrounding area, but not... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here on recommendation of Zurich friend.Boutique Hotel with great atmosphere and sharp furnishings in rooms.The Hotel is operated by friendly bar /lounge staff who provided excellent service in a relaxed, friendly manner. The position of Hotel is close to the Central Zurich train station allowing for easy connections to Airport. Rooms were very comfortable and were not noisy given... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Lovely little hotel. Extremely pleasant staff. Big restaurant on first and second floors serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. There's no gym, but you can do a lot of walking in Zürich. The staff goes home at night so the room key doubles for after-hours access. The restaurant is quite the night scene, but they close down around midnight. There's another... More

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Address: Stauffacherquai 1, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Zurich
Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #9 of 39 B&Bs / Inns in Zurich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Helvetia 3.5*
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