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Hotel Helvetia

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ideal for an overnighter when traveling by train. Yes the lift is tiny and opens on to the spiral staircase between floors. Yes the bedroom was just adequate but the bathroom was the same size. If you want large rooms and large lifts use an American style chain like Holiday Inn but if you want some French character on your... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The lady on the help desk was very smiley and friendly, and greeted us as we came and left the hotel, making sure we were all okay. The hotel itself is very airy and spacious, while maintaining a cosy feel. Our room had a balcony looking onto a pretty Parisian street, with big windows we could open up to explore... More 

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Scotland
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Stayed one night before getting an early train. Reasonable price for the area and convenient. Lift only went to some floors so had to carry bags up narrow stairs. Would stay there again for the location. Had a very bad experience with another hotel in this area so we appreciated that this one turned out OK. Not a place I... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Stayed here my last two days in Paris after a tour of France with soccer team. Good basic budget hotel with an actual key for your room. Right next to the metro station at Gare de Lyon and good eating selections.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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97 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

My room was on the 6th floor, the tiny lift only went as far as the 4th and it was a narrow winding staircase to reach the 5th and 6th floors. Furnishings were very basic and the room was cramped, no door to the bathroom owing to lack of space and the door to the room only opened two thirds... More 

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Moorebank NSW
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We loved our stay in this cozy budget level Hotel just recently. It is located just down from Gare du Lyon and has a few reasonably priced Restaurants close by. The rooms are of a good size and clean and due to excellent insulation quiet. Friendly staff completed a very pleasant experience.

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Dorset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

This hotel has the smallest lift I've ever experienced. But despite that, the bed was comfortable, the staff seemed friendly and weren't fazed by us leaving at 0600. Ideally placed for the Gare de Lyon station.

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Newark, Nottinghamshire, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I stayed in this hotel for one night on Monday 11 April 2016 before a business meeting in a local office the following day. There was a friendly male receptionist at the hotel when I arrived at midnight. Check-in was quick and the room was relatively clean and comfortable. The hotel is in a relatively busy location but my room... More 

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Southern England
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85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

This is a old style basic Paris hotel so don't expect much, however, staff helpful and friendly. Room has wardrobe, small tv, tiniest shower room/toilet, desk and suitcase stand. Free effective wifi which when get tempermental staff happy to resolve. Room modest sized, clean and bed comfortable, extra pillow and blanket available. Towels thin and aged. Petit dejuner included in... More 

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Kolkata
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436 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

I booked a room via Booking.com for my stay in October, which was refundable and i was supposed to pay at the hotel. But the hotel charged my card instead of blocking the amount. On contacting the hotel they told me that the conditions were wrongly mentioned on the website and they will refund the amount if i cancel the... More 

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Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to this calming neighborhood where real Parisians make their homes.
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Additional Information about Hotel Helvetia

Address: 28 B boulevard Diderot | 12 Arr., 75012 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Bercy / Nation , Reuilly
Price Range: $93 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Helvetia 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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