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Hotel Helmhaus

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Schifflaende 30, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Old Town)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have stayed here before and will return again when next in Zurich. This is a lovely, friendly hotel and all the staff go out of their way to help. It is a comfortable hotel with a good breakfast. Andre, the Manager and Mario on reception are always wanting to ensure you enjoy your stay. It is well situated in the... More

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

Grüezi Lorraine W Thank you very much for having been our guest again.It is always a pleasure to welcoming you back to our little historical Hotel Helmhaus. Your compliments about the friendliness and helpfullness of all our team members are very much appreciated and have been communicated. We wish you all the best and look forward to seeing you the... More

Moscow, Russia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In this hotel feels almost like home. Rooms are big and neat, very friendly staff. Location is also very convinient. Breakfast I found very well organized, not a big choice but in a same time you can find everything. Quality of sleep is good. The only thing is that if you are a basketball player or just a high person... More

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

Grüezi Julia R It is a pleasure to know that you felt „almost like home“ at our little Hotel Helmhaus Zurich. For our Swiss Breakfast buffet we want to provide quality instead of quantity. Therefore it consists of mostly Swiss products of high quality, partially self-made or directly from local farmers. Your compliments about the friendliness of our team members... More

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really like the location. The rooms are small but if u are looking for a chill place just to rest and relax this is the place. Not a big nightlife near but public transit is everywhere. Gym is about a block away and the shopping district is right outside. When I went the staff was younger and able to... More

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

Grüezi Chuckh116 Thank you for your recent stay at our Hotel Helmhaus Zurich, the smallest and most centrally located Four-Star hotel oft he city. It is nice to know that you especially valued our location in the Oldtown of Zurich, with easy access to public transportation and gyms as well as the most major sights. Just recently we have secured... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 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.... More

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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.... More

Palo Alto, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 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... More

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

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... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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67 reviews 67 reviews
60 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 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,... More

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

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... More

Adelaide
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 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... More

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

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... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 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... More

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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... More

Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 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... More

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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... More

BILLDC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 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... More

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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... More

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Also Known As:
Helmhaus Swiss Quality zürich
Hotel Helmhaus Swiss Quality
Address: Schifflaende 30, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Zurich > Old Town
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Zurich
#5 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
#6 Business Hotel in Zurich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Helmhaus 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Look forward to Zürich’s smallest and most centrally located 4-Star 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 
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#4 Family Hotel in Zurich #5 Luxury Hotel in Zurich #6 Business Hotel in Zurich
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Look forward to Zürich’s smallest and most centrally located 4-Star 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 
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