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Helvetia Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marata St., 11, St. Petersburg 191025, Russia (Vladimir)
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Aside from the historic value of the buildings that house this hotel (take the time to read about it - details in a booklet in each room), staying here was like an oasis from the hustle and bustle of downtown St Petersburg. When we got to the hotel, we couldn't believe it. We were offered champagne on check-in, the staff... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel felt like home away from home. Located close to main road Nevsky prospekt and near railway station , Helvetia was clean and comfortable, staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent and we enjoyed Dinner during our stay at the Marius and Claret which was within the courtyard of Hotel. Portions were generous and staff again extremely obliging.... More

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melbourne
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel, right in the middle of everywhere. Nice clean rooms, courtyard for coffee. Breakfast was o.k., would have liked maybe a bit more "western" breakfast...e.g. yogurt, cereals. Staff were very helpfull, Great hotel for position to all the museums and shopping.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely gem of a hotel- nice -comfortable-friendly staff-super clean-rooms nicely laid out-good location-really good value for the money. Rooms in back face roof tops and are super quiet-lovely courtyard for lunch- cocktails. From the moment we started applying for a visa to leaving for the airport they could not have been nicer or any more helpful- kudos... More

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Versailles, France
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place to be ! A 2 mn walk from the Perspective Nesky, the local Champs Elysee's Avenue in St Petersbourg. A very quiet place having rooms that are inside a small patio (no noise at all), this is very important as you have a lot noise around being downtown. The hotel may appear old because it is... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here with the group of friends in June. Very pleasantly decorated, only few meters away from the central road Nevski prospect, but very quiet location. Imaginative breakfast provides you with the Russian specialty blini and herring as well as traditional European breakfast choices. Concierge is very helpful, knowledgeable and appears to be bias free. We asked for restaurants... More

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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed in this comfortable hotel for three nights. The staff was very friendly, helpful and efficient. This proved to be especially true one evening when a pickpocket snatched the purse of one member of our group in the nearby subway station. The concierge personally escorted us to the local police station and assisted us in reporting the incident, acting... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Helvetia Hotel is located in a building which goes back to the early 19th Century so one has a sense of old St Petersburg whilst staying there. I liked especially the welcome on arrival with a glass of sparkling wine given whilst the reservation details were being completed. Rooms are very comfortable and roomy and well appointed with robe/slippers... More

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Spring Hill, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This hotel met our every need and exceeded our expectations. Our party of 4 booked 2 Superior rooms facing the courtyard. We stayed 8 wonderful days. The staff checked us in quickly, spoke fluent English and provided a warm and friendly greeting. Our luggage was brought to our rooms which was appreciated since one room was on the 3rd floor.... More

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AnastasyaAgababova, Front Office Manager at Helvetia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Catherine S, Thank you for your stay in our hotel, your kind words and such a detailed review about your stay at Helvetia Hotel! It is a real pleasure for the team to know that our work on the service is rated so high by our guests. We appreciate that you liked the Hotel’s rooms and facilities . Our... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The hotel has a nice exterior, pleasant courtyard that is about it. There is no elevator, rooms are really small and you can see the furniture that is really very much IKEA quality but also quite old/used. The rooms are clean. WiFi is extremely slow in the rooms. I had to switch to 3G in order to be able to... More

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AnastasyaAgababova, Front Office Manager at Helvetia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear yyworld, Thank you very much for your stay and the review about the Helvetia Hotel. In your review, you mentioned that we did not have the elevator. I would like to bring to your attention that Hotel is located in 19th century mansion that consists of 2 buildings – one is newer and the other is older. According to... More

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Address: Marata St., 11, St. Petersburg 191025, Russia
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Location: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg > Vladimir
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Helvetia Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
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#5 Family Hotel in St. Petersburg #8 Business Hotel in St. Petersburg #13 Luxury Hotel in St. Petersburg #14 Romantic Hotel in St. Petersburg
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Within a leisurely stroll from Nevsky Prospect is the historic building of the TOP Helvetia Hotel, with origins dating back to the early 19th century. The hotel’s interiors successfully combine St. Petersburg’s harmonious style with the elegance of European design.Native Russian cordiality, coupled with Swiss traditions of cosiness and hospitality, individual attention to every guest and international service standards, are the distinguishing features of the TOP Helvetia Hotel. ... more   less 
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