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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 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...

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Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Reviewed 10 January 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
Reviewed 17 November 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...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 24 October 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...

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Siena, Italy
Reviewed 15 October 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...

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Worldwide
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Great boutique hotel located in the centre of Zurich on a quaint riverside location. We had a Medium room which was borderline small, so I wouldn't suggest getting a Small room. The hotel and rooms have very interesting art throughout and is well designed. There is no AC, so beware in summer.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

My main requirement for a hotel is getting a good night's sleep...unfortunately this did not happen in this hotel! The room did not have aircon which wasn't suitable for the July heat. A fan was provided in the room but it was very noisy and seemed to just be pushing around the hot air. My boyfriend and I ended up...

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Great location in city central. It's a short walk to old town with many delicious diversions in on the way, whether it is for an aperitivo, some chocolate or a fine swiss watch. The hotel drips with charm and you can feel it's historical relevance just by its ambiance. The decor and amenities were a modern yet all tasteful upgrades....

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Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

We had our office X-Mas dinner there. Perfect place, great service, wonderful food, very friendly staff and our team loved it. We will come back for sure! Thank you Helvti-Team for this lovely evening!

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Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

+ nice and clean rooms + quiet during the night + perfect location, lot of restaurants/shops within walking distance - leaking shower, wet bathroom and entrance area after showering - cracky wallpapers - the restaurant staff was not always very friendly. in the morning sometimes no one greetet us when we entered the restaurant...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Hotel Restaurant Helvetia
Hotel Restaurant Helvetia
Cuisines: Swiss, European, Central European, International
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: $235 - $455 (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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