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Hotel Helmhaus

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Schifflaende 30, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Old Town)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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washington, va
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The three things that made our two nights at the Helmhaus most pleasant were the friendly reception, the intimate scale, and the ideal location. The room was quiet, the bed comfortable, the bathroom clean, and the buffet breakfast adequate---but we were surprised to find the room and bathroom quite basic for a “Superior Double” and the breakfast somewhat minimal for... More

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Linden, New Jersey
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one clean and classy boutique hotel. Perfect location downtown near the beautiful lake. It is close to fine restaurants, shopping areas and great sights. I was so impressed with the top notch service from check in, management, breakfast staff and cleaning staff. It wasn't cheap but you get what you pay for and more. Love it!!!!!!!!

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

Grüezi sedwd We are delighted to read that we could convince you with the service provided by our team members as well as with the quality of our rooms and our hotel’s location. We know that money matters to most travellers, and therefore we want to provide quality instead of quantity to make our guest’s stay as enjoyable as possible.... More

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant small hotel, nice location, attentive service. Room was large and clean with very comfortable beds. Tea/coffee facilities are not standard in the room, but on request they will provide this. The breakfast is excellent, plenty of choice.

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

Grüezi Aslun It is a pleasure to know that you had such a comfortable stay at our Hotel Helmhaus. With continual improvements of services and facility, i.e. new Swiss mattresses, carefully selected products for our Swiss breakfast buffet etc. we aim at making our guests‘ stays as enjoyable as possible. Thank you for having been staying with us and we... More

Herzelia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with my wife Two nights . Located in a very good location, in the old town but walking distance to Bannhof strasse . The hotel looks new and clean , modern, Large and nice rooms, outstanding service.

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

Grüezi Jacob O Thank you and your wife for having been our guests and for sharing your positive thoughts with other travellers and us. After extensive renovations throughout the past few years we can proudly offer updated and comfortable rooms with sound-proof windows, hard-wooden floors and many other features. Our location in the heart of Oldtown Zurich is perfect for... More

New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids and I stayed here for one night recently and everything was perfect. The room was spacious, clean and very comfortable. Reception was very friendly and helpful. The location is great. We hope to go back next year and stay longer.

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

Grüezi KTFam Thank you and your family for having been guests to our medieval yet newly renovated Hotel Helmhaus. It is a great pleasure to know that you had a ‚perfect‘ stay. Your appreciation for the services provided by our team members as well as the comfort of our rooms has been shared with our team. After extensive renovations in... More

Stockholm
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mario and the entire staff made us feel so welcome with glasses of cold water in the lobby when we arrived and room with a bed big enough to fit our 5-year old. We needed to leave very early (5 am) the next morning and the hotel did an exemplary job of packing us sandwiches for the plane and arranging... More

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

Grüezi N G Thank you and your family for having chosen our historcal yet modern Hotel Helmhaus for your stay. Especially when travelling with children one wants to make sure that everything goes smoothely and troublefree. It is nice to know that our team members have made your short stay a highlight of your trip. Guests who need to depart... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to stay at Hotel Helmhaus because it offered the most reasonably priced room for a family of 4, including 2 children aged 3 and 6 in a central location. The location is in the heart of the the old town- amidst lots of shops and restaurants in a pedestrian zone. It is a 1-2 minute stroll to the... More

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

Grüezi jess07Australia Thank you and your family for having been guests to our Hotel Helmhaus, the smallest and most centrally located Four-Star hotel in Zurich. We are delighted to know that you especially appreciated the quality of our services as well as the features that are at our guests‘ disposal, i.e. iPads to rent for free, free high speed internet... More

Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Helmhaus for two nights (end of June 2014) and the great customer service they provided made a huge difference on our trip. We arrived at HH on our first day in Switzerland, coming from the airport after finding out they had lost our bags. HH was very accommodating and allowed us to check in early and... More

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

Grüezi amandaallen21 Thank you and your travel party for your recent stay at our Hotel Helmhaus and for sharing your positive thoughts with other travellers and us. We can fully understand what a hassle it is when the luggage does get lost, and even worse when you receive it in such a bad state. Your appreciation of the help you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a short business trip and we wanted somewhere convenient and the location of this place is excellent, walking distance from the railway station and just next to a bridge that brings you to the shopping area. Staff were very friendly and gave us 2 welcome drink while we arrived and upgraded our room which was a nice surprise.... More

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

Grüezi Mwi0124 Thank you for having been guests to our historical yet modern Hotel Helmhaus. We are delighted to know that you had a comfortable stay and appreciated the service upon check in. We understand that guests might consider our rooms not as large as they are accustomed to from other countries. Our rooms with sofa are of the Double... More

Spokane, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For history buffs, this centuries–old hotel was the childhood home of Anna Zwingli, spouse of Ulrich Zwingli, the great sixteenth-century Swiss reformer. (See the plaque out front.) It's beautifully up-to-date, though. From the glass of white wine at check-in, the service is great. The elevator, like many things in Switzerland, is miniature; it fits one person with luggage. The room... More

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

Grüezi Beartrack It is a pleasure to know that you have actively experienced the charme and historical past of our nearly 700-years old historical building. This, paired with the comfort of modern features and amenities, is a very special mix with which we treat our guests to Swiss hospitality. Thank you for having chosen our Hotel Helmhaus and for sharing... More

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Address: Schifflaende 30, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Helmhaus 4*
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#2 Family Hotel in Zurich #3 Romantic Hotel in Zurich #4 Luxury Hotel in Zurich #6 Business Hotel in Zurich
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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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