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Hotel Helmhaus

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Schifflaende 30, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Old Town)
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I fear I have little to add to the rave reviews for this excellent hotel. My wife and I stayed for just one night in early August 2014 but received nothing by top quality and friendly service. We had had a very exasperating travel day and were offered a glass of wine at check in to assist our frazzles nerves!... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 3 days at H. helmhaus. Perfect location for sightseeing and to public transportation. Great access to restaurants. The staff were wonderful....so helpful and courteous. Room was immaculate and large! I definitely would go back and highly recommend it.

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

Grüezi Diana H We are delighted to know that you had such a comfortable stay at our historical yet modern Hotel Helmhaus. Your compliments have been shared with our team members. Thank you for having been our guest and for recommending us to others. Additionally it would be a pleasure also to welcoming you again the future. We wish you... More

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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145 reviews 145 reviews
62 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent two nights at Hotel Helmhaus on the 8th and 9th of August. We were very pleased with the check in hospitality accorded to us. The staff was very helpful and even arranged for our heavy bags to be sent to our rooms. The location is outstanding. A stone throw away to the old city and... More

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

Grüezi Vignesh215 Thank you and your wife for having chosen our historical yet modern Hotel Helmhaus for your stay. With delight do we read that with your first step into our hotel we have made you feel welcome and could show our Swiss hospitality. Indeed does not only our location invites to easy exploring the sights of our wonderful city.... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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108 reviews 108 reviews
32 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Helmhaus does not announce itself so loudly as some of the other Zurich hotels and I didn't mind that once I'd found it. It stands a block back from the Limmatquai and fronts on to a cobblestone lane with a fairly narrow frontage and understated signage. The reception area is not large but the welcome definitely is. There are... More

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

Grüezi OliverPerth_WA Thank you and your wife for having been our guests. It was a great pleasure meeting you. And thank you for taking the time to share your positive thoughts with other travelers and us. With great pleasure do we read that you and your wife had such a comfortable stay at our hotel – and that we helped... More

Warminster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not easy to find by and no dedicated hotel parking. Car park with a few minutes walk so no issue for guests with cars. Great location for pedestrian access to old Zurich. Very competent friendly staff.

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

Grüezi GBChappell It is a pleasure to read that you valued our location in Oldtown Zurich as well as our competent and friendly staff above all else. Your are right, with our location in the old town it is not the very easiest to get here by car. But detailed driving instructions are available on our website or through our... More

Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easily accessible. Enjoy a ten minutes´ walk from the main train station, along the canal, while taking in the beautiful surroundings and you are there! The first thing I noticed when I stepped into my spacious single room was the excellent lighting, bright but yet soft, obviously the work of a pro. Usually I wake up with a backache when... More

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

Grüezi JohannaStahlberg Thank you for having been guest to our historical yet modern Hotel Helmhaus where we aim at delivering quality, not quantity. It is especially nice to read that not only loved the fragrance of our new high quality toiletries of the Dutch line RITUAL but that you also valued the quality of our Swiss mattresses which made you... More

Monza, Italy
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked 2 nights for a really perfect stay. Just in the center but in a quiet corner of the main central area of city, best WIFI connection speed, nice breakfast. Impressive kindness and service for the right price.

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

Grüezi AndreoG We are delighted to read that you especially appreciate the quality of our rich Swiss breakfast buffet and of our Wifi internet, and that those features contributed to a “really perfect” stay of yours. Your compliments regarding the kindness and service provided by our team members has been duly shared. It would be nice to welcoming you again... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i have stayed just one night for a business travel in Zurich in this hotel. Must say i've been impressed by the staff, really kind and caring for my needs. Being me italian, what better than a nice cold glass of white wine while i was waiting for my registration? Room was clean, internet connection excellent, and a good breakfast... More

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

Grüezi Eabidi Thank you for having been guest to our Hotel Helmhaus and for sharing your positive opinion with other travelers and us. Although your stay was short it is a pleasure to know that you have enjoyed not only the carefully selected Riesling-Sylvaner of the Zurich region as a seasonal welcome drink but also the comfort and quality of... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb location for walking or jogging at the river. Clean, spotless, and lots of space. Greeted with a drink. Fabulous help and conversation from the front manager. Great breakfast. Highly recommend.

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

Grüezi William D We are delighted to know that you enjoyed not only our location and the quality of our facilities but also a warm welcome and good conversations with our team members. Thank you for recommending us, and it would be nice to welcoming you as well again to our nearly 700 years old historical yet modern Hotel Helmhaus.... More

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Me and my two sons stayed here for three nights. The rooms are spacious by European standard, even after a rollaway bed was added. Bathroom is good size. The location is excellent, with the tram stop very close. Access to Bahnhofstrasse was just across the river. The Coop grocery store (open from 6 am to 10 pm) was just two... More

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

Grüezi Bees1212 Thank you and your family for having been guests to our Hotel Helmhaus. Not only does our location invite our guests to explore Zurich and the Oldtown around our hotel very easily. But also our rooms offer comfort and relaxation with their individually adjustable air conditions, sound-proof windows, high quality Swiss mattresses, recently renovated bathrooms in warm colours... More

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Address: Schifflaende 30, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Helmhaus 4*
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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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