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Hotel Helmhaus

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2014

This hotel is central for restaurants and bars but is not in a noisy part of the city. Staff are very good at their jobs and helped us get the best from our stay.Room was clean and tidy, the shower was very good, and the beds just how we like them. Very good breakfast (try the scrambled eggs) and excellent...

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Helmhaus, General Manager at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi harburybill Thank you for your recent stay at our Hotel Helmhaus and for taking the time to share your opinion with other travellers and us. It is a pleasure to read that you appreciated the quality and comfort of our rooms as well as our Swiss breakfast buffet (especially the scrambled eggs) for which we provide only high class...

Como, Italy
Reviewed 30 April 2014

This hotel is fairly central and close to the old town and some good restaurants, the best of which get booked up really quickly at all times. Staff are very helpful and the rooms are clean and well equipped. Good breakfast. Be aware that food in Zurich can be really expensive. the Zurich coach tour is excellent and really informative....

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Helmhaus, General Manager at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi Richard C Thank you for taking the time to share your positive opinion about your stay with other travellers and us. We are delighted to read that you especially appreciated the helpfulness of our team members as well as the comfort of our rooms which have undergone extensive renovations during the past years. Our team is available 24/7 in...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Updated room, roomy bathroom. Great bed! Excellent breakfast, dynamite walkable location in an area that is quiet at night. Front desk staff are extremely helpful. Clean and well lit with excellent internet. Safe location with a well lit entrance.

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Helmhaus, General Manager at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi SR22 We are delighted that your positive opinion about your stay can be expressed in such short phrases. What more is there to say than Thank you for having chosen for your stay our historical Hotel Helmhaus: between modern features such as free highspeed Wifi internet, individually adjustable air conditioning and sound-proof windows our guests can feel the breath...

Reviewed 21 April 2014

You have to give it to the Swiss - they are hospitable par excellence. Helmhaus, however, exceeded our expectations. As soon as we got it in, the front desk was not worried about our credentials, they wanted to make sure that we got our welcome drinks - coffee, white wine, or whatever we wanted. They also wanted to make sure...

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Helmhaus, General Manager at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi GranDia It has been a pleasure welcoming you to our Hotel Helmhaus. It is nice to know that you had a comfortable stay and that we even exceeded your expectations. It is our aim to deliver quality not quantity, and therefore the service of our team members as well as continued investments and renovations ensure that we can provide...

Houston
Reviewed 20 April 2014

The airline lost our luggage and the staff here was so helpful arranging for delivery, calling the airline, and doing all they could to help. Lovely coffee available in the lobby. Breakfast was very good. Hotel is impeccably clean, warm and inviting. Quite luxurious as well. The location is perfect, so much is walkable from here. You would not regret...

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Helmhaus, General Manager at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi nanzkabob Thank you for having been our guests and for sharing your thoughts with other travellers and us. We are delighted to know that you did not regret your stay at our historical yet modern Hotel Helmhaus. Especially your gratefulness in regards to the service provided to you by our team members is much appreciated. We know how inconvenient...

Benfleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Have stayed here before and will return again when next in Zurich. This is a lovely, friendly hotel and all the staff go out of their way to help. It is a comfortable hotel with a good breakfast. Andre, the Manager and Mario on reception are always wanting to ensure you enjoy your stay. It is well situated in the...

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Grüezi Lorraine W Thank you very much for having been our guest again.It is always a pleasure to welcoming you back to our little historical Hotel Helmhaus. Your compliments about the friendliness and helpfullness of all our team members are very much appreciated and have been communicated. We wish you all the best and look forward to seeing you the...

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 21 March 2014

In this hotel feels almost like home. Rooms are big and neat, very friendly staff. Location is also very convinient. Breakfast I found very well organized, not a big choice but in a same time you can find everything. Quality of sleep is good. The only thing is that if you are a basketball player or just a high person...

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Grüezi Julia R It is a pleasure to know that you felt „almost like home“ at our little Hotel Helmhaus Zurich. For our Swiss Breakfast buffet we want to provide quality instead of quantity. Therefore it consists of mostly Swiss products of high quality, partially self-made or directly from local farmers. Your compliments about the friendliness of our team members...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 March 2014

I really like the location. The rooms are small but if u are looking for a chill place just to rest and relax this is the place. Not a big nightlife near but public transit is everywhere. Gym is about a block away and the shopping district is right outside. When I went the staff was younger and able to...

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Helmhaus, General Manager at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi Chuckh116 Thank you for your recent stay at our Hotel Helmhaus Zurich, the smallest and most centrally located Four-Star hotel oft he city. It is nice to know that you especially valued our location in the Oldtown of Zurich, with easy access to public transportation and gyms as well as the most major sights. Just recently we have secured...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We stayed at Helmaus for 4 nights less than a week ago and we highly recommend it. A great location, near the Zurich river and lake, Tram station a few meters from the hotel. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The room we got, with parquet floor, was well kept and clean. Breakfast was good with variety of products....

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Helmhaus, General Manager at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi DVD49 Thank you for having been our guests and for taking the time to share your thoughts with other travellers and us. We are delighted to know that you had such a good time when staying at our historical yet modern Hotel Helmhaus. Your compliments about the quality of service and facilty have been shared with our team members....

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We landed in Zurich after a long trip from San Francisco. The staff and manager were so extremely welcoming it was a great first impression of Swiss people. We accidentally booked a room for 1 person (not being used to differentiate between booking for 1 person vs 2) but the manager straightened it our right away and we were led...

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Grüezi ChefUzma Thank you for having been our guests and for taking the time to share your thougths with other travellers and us. It is a pleasure to see that you had a wonderful stay with us over New Years Eve and that you appreciated the efficiency upon check in as well as our services above all else. Most of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Look forward to Zurich’s smallest and most centrally located hotel. Each of our 24 rooms has just recently been completely renovated. A high quality design interior, comfortable bathrooms in warm colours, an individually adjustable air condition system for the summer time and new sound-proof windows promise a relaxing sleep.At the Hotel Helmhaus history and modern comfort connect in a remarkable way. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Helmhaus

Address: Schifflaende 30, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 15,339 - ₹ 26,761 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Helmhaus 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Helmhaus Swiss Quality zürich
Hotel Helmhaus Swiss Quality
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Zurich
#7 Business Hotel in Zurich
#9 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#10 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Only rooms on the southwest corner appear to have a view.”
johndE1446RF, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 22, 32, 42, etc. do not have much of a view but they are nice and quiet away from the street and quite roomy.”
michaelh153, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“2 min walk from the tramp station”
GSAME, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room 32 ("superior" type) was very spacious for a couple”
ShirleyZH, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a drink with Schnapps as you enter...keeps you warm!”
janetinabudhabi, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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