We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Helmhaus

917 reviews
#10 of 138 Hotels in Zurich
Save
Traveller (153)
Room & Suite (243)
Dining (47)
Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“old town”(192 reviews)
“great location”(111 reviews)
“small hotel”(32 reviews)
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Concierge
4.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Rooms
4 Mar5 Mar
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 247.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Zurich hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "59c77ba3994a4fa7bb596d65f9a65098", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":248472,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79848566],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":3,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":3,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":247,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"59c77ba3994a4fa7bb596d65f9a65098","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":304,"lowestMetaPrice":247,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":304,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":304,"lowestMetaPrice":247,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":304,"hotelName":"Hotel Helmhaus","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjU5Yzc3YmEzOTk0YTRmYTdiYjU5NmQ2NWY5YTY1MDk4IiwiQUlLIjoiMTlmYjkwZjNiYTc4NGIwMGFiM2ZiMzM5Y2MwYzc2MDEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "04/03/2018", "checkOut": "05/03/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 247", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79848566":"AgodaIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (917)Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Filter reviews
757 results
Traveller rating
528
193
30
5
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
528
193
30
5
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsold towngreat locationsmall hotelwithin walking distancewelcome drinkbreakfast roomtram stopcentral locationfront desk staffeach morningexcellent breakfasthighly recommend this hotelcorner roomdefinitely stay here againrooms are modernfirst floorlimmat river
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 757 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. The rooms are simple and clean and the beds were absolutely comfortable. Location is fantastic. All staff were very pleasant. Breakfast offers a wide variety for all tastes, nicely set out. Overall this was just the right place. Next...More

Thank Cynthia H
Response from Helmhaus, Leiter Front Office at Hotel HelmhausResponded 6 days ago

Grüezi Cynthia H Thank you for your stay at the smallest and most centrally located 4-Star hotel in Zürich, and currently the oldest hotel of Zurich still in existence. It is a pleasure to learn that we could convince you with the “home away from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Corner room with a view. Nice breakfast. Warm welcome. Helpful advice. Great location, ten minute walk to anywhere. Do not neglect to walk towards the China Garden (to the left as you leave the hotel) it is a great walk for 30 minutes each way....More

Thank traveldadFrankfurt
Response from Helmhaus, Leiter Front Office at Hotel HelmhausResponded 2 weeks ago

Grüezi traveldadFrankfurt Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to share your thoughts with other travelers and us. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay very much and that you appreciated the comfort of the room as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night. The location was very good as it is close to the city centre, the receptionists were extremely kind and attentive and the hotel room was charming. It was a bit too warm at night though, but it may have...More

Thank InCBG
Response from Helmhaus, Leiter Front Office at Hotel HelmhausResponded 2 weeks ago

Grüezi InCBG Thank you for having been guests to the Hotel Helmhaus and for sharing your travel opinion with other travelers and us. It is nice to read that you so positively remember the friendliness of all of our team members as well as the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely friendly hotel. A great location right in the centre Of the old town. 2 minutes walk to the Lake, shops, bars & restaurants. We had a very warm reception, perfectly adequate room on the first floor but still very quiet at night. The...More

Thank Fattygobbler
Response from Helmhaus, Leiter Front Office at Hotel HelmhausResponded 4 weeks ago

Grüezi Fattygobbler Thank you for your stay at the smallest and most centrally located Four-Star hotel in Zurich. It is nice to know that you enjoyed all our hotel had to offer in amenities and services. And with our motto of making our guests feel...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found this hotel to be centrally located to the train station, shops and sights. We walked from the train station to the hotel easily with our luggage. The hotel is easy to find and the staff are very, very helpful and professional. Our room...More

1  Thank susanneharris
Response from Helmhaus, Leiter Front Office at Hotel HelmhausResponded 4 weeks ago

Grüezi susanneharris Thank you for having been our guests and for taking the time to share your positive thoughts with other travelers and us. It is a pleasure to know that you had such a comfortable stay at our little historical, yet modern hotel, located...More

View more reviews
PreviousNext
123456152
About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Details
Price range
US$ 242 - US$ 390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Business Hotel in Zurich
#9 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#10 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 242 - US$ 390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Business Hotel in Zurich
#9 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#10 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (153)
Room & Suite (243)
Dining (47)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
30 January 2018|
Answer
Response from Helmhaus | Property representative |
Grüezi Mr Swisher. Thank you for your question. If our availability allows early check-in is an option free of charge. Yet this will be upon request. In order to have the room guaranteed available when checking in early in... More
0
Votes
Google Translation
preetilad
7 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Helmhaus | Property representative |
Dear guest. The closest ski resorts are ca. 1 1/2 hours from Zurich: Engelberg Region, Toggenburg, Flums. Kind regards, Hotel Helmhaus.
0
Votes
Google Translation
Tahultgren
26 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Helmhaus | Property representative |
Dear guest. Nearest to our hotel is the train station Stadelhofen (ca. 5minutes walking distance). Direct trains from the airport to that station take ca. 15 minutes. A taxi from that Train Station is ca. CHF 15.00. For... More
3
Votes
Google Translation
PreviousNext
1234
Room Tips
"Corner rooms are larger than others, some even have views."
Read review
"Rooms right above the reception face other dwellings, but are still quite private."
Read review
"Our room was on the 5th floor with a small view of the lake and city."
Read review
"highear floors depend more on the tiny elevator but seem to be quieter."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing