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Hotel Helvetia

#1,141 of 1,809 Hotels in Paris
28 bis boulevard Diderot | 12 Arr., 75012 Paris, France
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Kolkata
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309 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Qormi, Malta
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

A good budget hotel situated just a stone's throw away from Gare de Lyon Station and just in front of the hotel, there is a subway access. Small rooms but comfortable but had everything we needed .. I would visit again :)

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Indore, India
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

A reasonably priced hotel near the Train station Gare De lyon , just 2 minutes away, and the metro is is just 20 feet away. Small rooms at very very low rates, but the higher category rooms are good size. Courteous staff , and good location

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Wodonga, Australia
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Perfectly located at Gare de Lyon, with Air France bus drop off only 100m from the door, meaning no need for taxis even with multiple luggage. Lots of nearby cafes and dining options. Hotel is staffed by amazingly friendly and helpful staff. Unfortunately the tiny lift did not work for most of our stay so we had multiple heavy bags... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This turned out to be a great find, with just a few minutes' walk from Paris-Lyon train station, and with an entrance to the Metro almost right in front of the property. Although an older property, it was perfectly comfortable and had all I needed. The cafes and restaurants nearby are top notch, and there's even a cinema less than... More 

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Siler City, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We love this little hotel near the Gare de Lyon. Yes, it's dated. yes, it has a weird elevator that stops between floors and you have to negotiate a spiral staircase for the rest of the way to the rooms. But...it's small and friendly and has the Metro right outside the door and an organic supermarket just across the road,mad... More 

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New York, NY
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505 reviews
94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a no-frills hotel that comes for a good price in an otherwise expensive city. The room was as basic as it comes. The location is prime though - right next to Gare Lyon where you can catch the Air France bus to CDG. It worked perfect for me since I arrived on the TGV and left on the... More 

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Mumbai
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Around 5 min walk from Gare De Lyon station. Only for overnight stay. Unassuming reception area. Tiniest lift I have ever seen. Receptionist lady during the day was friendly. We stored our luggage during the day, ample space. Rooms are old and tired. Self help with luggage. Value for money. You get what you pay.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The hotel is just few steps from metro station and also near Gare De Lyon main train station. The room we had was really small and also the bathroom. The elevator door when you go up opens to flight of stairs which I think is unsafe if one is not careful specially if you have luggage. You'll get precaution from... More 

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