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Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2013

What an excellent location about 4/5 minute walk to Pisa tower & monuments, we stayed on first floor of the hotel, (no lifts), good size bedroom (comfy bed) with nice bathroom all very clean, hotel staff very friendly and helpful, bus stop to airport about 10/15 minute walk, plenty of places to eat/drink, nice shops to browse around,

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Great location very near sights, although it is some walking distance from the bus stop (you can take a bus from the train station). Large rooms with comfy bed. Some minor issues - no blanket was provided and the shower was tiny with weak water pressure. There are also 4 floors and no lift. Service was average.

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1Thank 101Camellia
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We flew into Pisa airport quite late so just wanted a simple hotel for one night and this was perfect. Getting the bus from the airport is extremely easy (and better than getting the train). When you come out of departures go right towards the tourist info and you can buy bus tickets there' and then you catch the 'red...

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4Thank buffy1500
Reviewed 21 September 2013 via mobile

Couldn't find a better location, literally 5 minutes or less to the tower! (If you went the correct way!) the staff were friendly and helpful. The room was small but was clean and had all we needed. Strange to comment on but it had loads of plug sockets and well placed mirrors so I found it perfect for getting ready...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 9 September 2013

We spent 3 nights on a 3rd floor room with private shower. The room was very clean and it was modern (LCD TV, ceiling fan). The reception was very helpful! The sights and restaurants and a mini supermarket just a few steps away.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2013

This is an overdue review. Me and my friend stayed in this hotel in July 2011. We got a room at the third floor if I am not mistaken. The stairs were narrow but didn't pose much problem for us as we take it as an exercise for all the good food that we have been eating in Pisa! The...

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2Thank syjy
New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 August 2013

This was overall a good little hotel. First, the bad: there is no elevator, so I had to drag my suitcase (thankfully only a small one) up 4 flights of stairs. There is also no phone in the room (for incoming/outgoing calls), the hotel does not provide breakfast, and it is located on a small narrow alley that seems a...

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1Thank AquaBlu
London
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Very central, friendly staff, the room is basic but clean and in a nice building. Ours had a lovely view from 3rd floor. There is no AC but the ceiling fan was very effective, in fact we had to turn it down during the night as we were getting cold!

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We stayed at this guesthouse for 1 night. The room is simple but just what we was expecting. The room was clean with a small sink for brushing teeth, washing face, etc. we had a shared bathroom that was a good size and clean as well. There wasn't air conditioning in the room which was a little uncomfortable for sleeping...

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Reviewed 16 August 2013

We booked a room here for a quick stopover after a late flight into Pisa. The location is great, just a few metres from the tower and the central square. The room was clean, functional and came with free Wi-fi, whilst the staff spoke good English and were very helpful. Would recommend this hotel for anyone visiting Pisa looking for...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel stands few meters from the Leaning Tower, close to piazza dei Cavalieri, in the middle of down town. 23 rooms, mostly with bath, and all with TV, telephone (incoming calls) and fan on the ceiling. Totally refurnished offers also a nice garden full of cactus and cosy breakfast rooms.Only telephone booking: we speak English, France and Spanish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Helvetia

Address: Via Don Gaetano Boschi 31, 56126, Pisa, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Pisa > Pisa
Price Range: $64 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Helvetia 1*
Number of rooms: 29
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“No lift, so need to specify when booking if stairs are a problem”
 of 5 bubbles karoho18, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We asked for a quiet room,but do not think any rooms would be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesmA5445AV, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“First Floor Best Wifi”
 of 5 bubbles Lee-evans70, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose en suite room.”
 of 5 bubbles Xosejulia, 24 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Hysja_REXHAJ, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
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