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Hotel Helvetia

Gran Viale 4, 30126 Lido di Venezia, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Aurora, Colorado
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our room was extremely small, as was the bathroom. Bed was lumpy and pillows thin. If i was still a teenager roaming Europe, I guess this would have been OK. The room looked like a youth hostel more than a hotel. Breakfast was OK. Staff was not friendly, I didn't feel welcome at all. On a positive side, the room... More 

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Kloof, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel is situated on the Lido Island so it is a lot more reasonable than similar hotels on the main island. The rooms are small, but clean and comfortable. The breakfast is good and the staff are friendly. The hotel is approximately 200m from the water taxi/ bus station

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the time we arrived their until we left the front desk were helpful and always smiling and greeting. The location is the best nice and quite atmosphere when going back to Venice will defenitely use Helvetia again. Room were big and facilities clean. Breakfast we could not find anything wrong.

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New York City, New York
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not bad, but do not expect superior rooms beautiful, are just bigger than others. The hotel is neat and clean, superior rooms spacious with a nice bathroom. The staff upon arrival was not much smiling and welcoming, shame because the welcome on arrival is a business card of the hotel. However, the staff of the breakfast was... More 

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South San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Away from the busy Venice Island, easy access to everything with the Vaporeto station around the corner. Front desk was very helpful, breakfast was good but eggs for weekends only that one I don't understand. Hotel and room s are very clean only toilets are a little tight if I was a bigger person I would have a problem. Overall... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The decoration of this hotel obviously hasn't had an update sinds the 1940's or 50'r and I love it for that. Wonderful 'Madmen'-armchairs, large wooden doors etcetera. Some of the rooms are very large, the ecoomy rooms are tiny. The location is very good, near the boat to Vence San Marco. Staff at the reception is very friendly and helpful.... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I checked in an noticed that the hotel lobby an corridors were dark and gloomy although it was in the middle of the day. Our room is located some where on the fourth floor but the lift only goes to the third floor, then you have to carry your bag up some narrow steps to your room. Got in to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Ten points for the perfect location. It was easy to go to the hotel in the evening, because it is very close to the boat terminal. There is lot of shops and restaurants near this hotel. We stayed for two nights. Receptionist was welcoming when we came in and the hotel is very clean from the inside and out. Rooms... More 

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The hotel's location is a few meters from the vaporetti terminal in Lido. There are a lot of shops and restaurants on the front road. Inside, the hotel looks outdated and the room we were given was extremely small. Overall it is a medium choice in case you don't have to stay for long in the room.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I stayed at the Helvetia hotel in May 2015. The hotel is located very close to the vaporetta station and its amenities are excellent, there are nice restaurants nearby a supermarket, bakeries and the hotel is only located within a 10 minutes walk to the beach. Upon our arrival a lady was there named Isabella, she was arguing on the... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are sorry you have not enjoyed your stay. We appreciate that you you have found the hotel very clean and the breakfast service very professional that is very important to us. Regarding the recepiton you have liked the half of the staff, the other half you have not. Please note that the city tax in Venice has... More 

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