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Helvetia Deluxe Hotel

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Buffalo, New York, United States
Reviewed 21 June 2012

We stayed at the Helvetia Hotel in June 2012. It was pleasant, clean and well kept. The staff was friendly and helpful. The front desk staff spoke SOME English. The rooms were small by American standards but nicely furnished and decorated. The free WIFI in the room was a plus as was the courtyard and the breakfast buffet that came...

1Thank Marge C
Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 4 June 2012

We stayed at the Helvetia for a three day weekend in May 2012 with our two year old twin sons. We had never traveled to Russia before and were surprised by how high the prices were, and it seemed that the Helvetia was fairly centrally located at a reasonable price; we were not disappointed. The Helvetia is right off Nevsky...

1Thank Laura P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2012

We stayed six nights at the Hotel Helvetia and overall were very pleased with it. Had it not been for the poor service and value for money at the hotel's two restaurants, one of which was particularly expensive for what was served, we would rate it 'excellent', due to the comfortable and quiet rooms but most of all the reception...

Thank John C
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed this hotel, the rooms are a bit small but that is the only criticism. The restaurant is excellent and the service from all departments was top class. We had a bit of difficulty trying to make the Wi-Fi work on my Blackberry and the receptionist wasn't the most techno savvy. In the end we gave up and they...

2Thank segara87
Reviewed 13 March 2012

The location of the hotel is good, there are a lot of cafes and even a 24-hours supermarket near it. The metro station is close to the hotel too. The room was big and comfortable. But the main thing that I didn't like in this hotel is that the prices don't prove the quality of service. There were some facts...

2Thank thatsME12
London UK
Reviewed 29 February 2012

We stayed here on the recommendation of our tour operator and were delighted with it in nearly every respect. Our only slight issue was we found it a bit far from the main tourist attractions as the start of the City Centre is some ten minutes walk away and the Hermitage is a good half hour away on foot. Having...

3Thank Cityman02
South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Helvetia is a charming little hotel. We loved out stay there, and we loved St. Petersburg. Unlike Moscow, it is a city with a soul. At check in, we were welcomed very warmly. The net morning when we ran into the receptionist who had check us in, we were asked if we were enjoying our stay. This was sweet. The...

Thank DivaXXX
Åsa Sweden
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Helvetia breath swiss quality ... in a normal way .. for you who wants no luxury,just a decent and trustfully stay Helvetia is perfect .. next week i stay there for two days (-20) and i longing for this ..my favourite in russia

Thank Lempe
Michigan USA
Reviewed 23 December 2011

We stayed at the Helvetia Hotel on the recommendation of a cousin who is from St. Petersburg. The hotel was in a good location for us, close to the Nevsky Prospekt, easy to catch buses and close to shopping. The staff were very helpful, the two restaurants on the premises were convenient after a day of sightseeing and the food...

Thank Euronaut
Languedoc, Sth of France
Reviewed 20 November 2011

I can recommend the Helvetia Hotel. We were immediately given a room with a kitchen and dining area, which was great. Staff were friendly and helpful and the two restaurants linked to the hotel are both great after a busy day. The receptionists provided us with a good guide to take us to the Hermitage for a very reasonable price....

Thank Meze-rental

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Within a leisurely stroll from Nevsky Prospect there is a historic building of the Helvetia Hotel, with origins dating back to the early 19th century. The hotel's interiors successfully combine St. Petersburg's harmonious style with the elegance of European design. Native Russian cordiality, coupled with Swiss traditions of cosiness and hospitality, individual attention to every guest and international service standards, are the distinguishing features of the Helvetia Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Helvetia Deluxe Hotel

Address: Marata St., 11, St. Petersburg 191025, Russia
Region: Russia > Northwestern District > St. Petersburg > Vladimir
Price Range: $97 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Helvetia Deluxe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Helvetia Hotel St Petersburg
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in St. Petersburg
#9 Family Hotel in St. Petersburg
#9 Luxury Hotel in St. Petersburg
#10 Romantic Hotel in St. Petersburg
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“ask for room on inside courtyard (staircase from reception)”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewR169, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For quiet ask for room facing courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles sagacioustraveler, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The back building has an elevator that stops between floor. If you need an elevator be sure your room is in this building.”
 of 5 bubbles Alanct33804, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we had a beautiful room 101!”
 of 5 bubbles lmbsoprano, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“courtyard room - very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 475vladimirz, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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