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Hotel Helvetia

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Stauffacherquai 1, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great dinner in a great dining room! If you want a dinner in the center of Zurich where you can have a good drink and a sublime dining experience, Helvetia is the place to go. It is not cheap, however you get descent portions of traditional swiss food and other regional dishes. An absolute must go if you are in... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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Manchester, Tennessee, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 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
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 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
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 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... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 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... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

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
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57 reviews 57 reviews
49 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 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... More 

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Munich, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

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... More 

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Paris, France
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18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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