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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the large rooms. The beds were very comfortable and we straight away good additional pillows. The bathroom is great with nice shower. The hotel is in walking distance to all the sights and different areas and as you would expect this comes with traffic noise. When closing the window the noise is reduced to minimum...

Thank klapsta
Clear Lake, Iowa
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Helvetia is charming and well decorated with interesting pieces. The rooms are small but comfortable with nice linens and Kiehl products. No air conditioning on a hot night made the room a little too warm, but they did have a fan. The windows opened helped cool it off but then you hear the traffic. The restaurant is small and...

Thank NancyZanios
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Clean but room very small and with no air conditioning. Very nice and helpful staff. Lovation perfect for business travellers. Will stay here again. If only staging s couple of days it's perfect but in the heat of the summer could do with air con. Loved the Kehils bathroom toiletries

Thank jetsetterhead
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We needed a hotel relatively close to the train station as we had a very early return flight. Hotel Helvetia is a 10-15min walk from Hauptbahnhof station. Overall a very good hotel, however some things stand out, booth positively and negatively. Our room (#52) was very spacious and even included a small kitchen (which we did not use due to...

Thank sPaCePiR8
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Atmospheric hotel with character decor; there is a masculinity in the generally black-and-white colour scheme. Check out pictures to see if you like it since I sense that it may not be for everyone (for me, rooms are way too dimly lit). Hip but a 4-star hotel at its core - so don't expect smooth quality bed linens, comfy mattresses...

Thank HedgehogLondon
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We just needed to stay somewhere for a night and close to Railway station. I booked Helvetia as I visited once a roof top bar and really liked it. The hotel was simply great! A small room, but totally renovated and top clean. A set of Kiehls cosmetics was also a pleasant surprise :)

Thank Otemna_ya
Reviewed August 6, 2016

The hotel has a very nice felling to it and is situated really well next to the river in the center of the city. The only but for me very big problem was that the rooms had no proper ventilation and there for got super hot during the summer. And it was due to noise not possible to sleep with...

Thank Oskar B
Reviewed June 9, 2016

A report from a well-seasoned business traveller. Usual hotels I stay at in Zurich were booked, so I took a chance on this establishment for a 3 night stay. It's certainly not a directly business oriented establishment, but the rooms are great, the staff are very friendly and engaging, and provide a level of personalised service that is lacking in...

Thank Paul M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Great central location, alongside a river, with popular bar and restaurant. My room was small with not much free space, but the large windows and view made up for that. Top quality bathroom amenities, very fast free wifi, comfortable bed. Did not have a desk if you need to work and the single power point in the room was cluttered...

Thank E T
Reviewed May 2, 2016

- friendly stuff (upgrade to appartement due to bookings) - stylish furnished boutique hotel - great food (gault millau 2015) and bar - good and central location to explore the city and near trainstations

Thank Tobias L
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Hotel Restaurant Helvetia
Hotel Restaurant Helvetia
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Swiss, European, International
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Restaurant Helvetia - the name says it all! Nestled in the heart of Zurich, in one of the most elegant buildings in the city centre, our hotel offers its guests authentic Swiss-style hospitality. Our boutique hotel with its 14 charming rooms and two luxury business apartments in the attic floor is a real jewel nestled in the heart of the city. With a great love for detail, classic art nouveau elements have been combined with a modern interior to create a unique living ambiance. The family-run and individual Helvetia hotel offers a home from home in a globalised world to busy business travellers, city explorers and Zurich lovers alike. The hotel interior was designed by the renowned Zurich interior designers Atelier Zurich. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Helvetia

Address: Stauffacherquai 1, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: $180 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Helvetia 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Don't go in the middle of summer, can get very warm in the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles sPaCePiR8, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles HedgehogLondon, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“If staying during the summer - ask for a room towards the river side (shadow side)”
 of 5 bubbles 749oskarb, Aug 6, 2016 | Read review
“Get a view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles ET681, Jun 4, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back may be affected less by tram rumblings”
 of 5 bubbles bigf1, Mar 17, 2016 | Read review
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