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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

Thank Oskar B
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

Thank Paul M
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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... More 

Thank E T
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

A small hotel not far from Bahnhofstrasse, this is effectively a bar and restaurant with rooms upstairs (a corner of the bar acts as the reception desk). Room design is unusual - colorful sparseness is the best I can say - but I really like it. Two small warnings: ask about the room as some are quite small and, for... More 

Thank Fergal O
Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

My room was very nice with modern furniture, a comfortable bed and a big bath. Wifi worked well. Tasty and homemade breakfast. Kind staff The hotel is a little bit far from the center of the city (old town) anyway Zurich is fast and easy to visit by walking.

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San Jose
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Enter this hotel and you feel like you have been transported back to time that is forgotten. The atmosphere of the hotel is warm, and welcoming. It's clearly an old building, maybe even historic. They have done a fantastic job of preserving the character of the old world, but updating in just the right ways to let you know you... More 

Thank Sean S
Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Hotel was recommended to me by a friend living in the area. The design and decor was fantastic and suited my tastes well. It felt very English, but somehow Swiss as well. The Kiehls' products in the bath were a nice surprise and the food (had dinner and breakfast in the hotel) was very good. I was traveling on business... More 

Thank Pattmuc
Siena, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Arrived late; staff were helpful and friendly but hotel is not staffed 24 hours which seemed odd. Room was small but clean. The location is ok, lots of construction around on this night, also note that it is not in the old town, it's a bit of a walk. Had breakfast, it was not included in price of room and... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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: Swiss, European, Central European, French, International, Mediterranean
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • 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: $193 - $360 (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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