Hotel Helvetia Zurich

Stauffacherquai 1, Zurich, Switzerland

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17.5
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  • Rooms17.5
  • Public Spaces17
  • Service17.5
  • Overall17.5
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Hotel Description

It’s a common knock against Switzerland to say that the uniformly high quality of life somehow crowds out anything in the way of personality. Now, there are certainly places where this might ring true, but Zürich’s Hotel Restaurant Helvetia is not one of them. This place positively drips with character, all without sacrificing the coziness and comfort that’s quintessentially Swiss.

It starts with the neighborhood: the Helvetia makes its home at the edge of Kreis 4, one of Zurich’s most vibrant districts, and it’s picturesquely perched above the Sihl river, south of where it meets the Limmat. The 19th-century building itself is well preserved, its historical character left largely intact, but its interiors have seen some recent interior-design attention. The result is tasteful, attractive, and effortlessly hip, unmistakably individual — a great homegrown, organic exception in a world of off-the-shelf boutique-hotel concepts.

Fourteen rooms and two luxury apartments are the sum of the accommodations, which means the Helvetia sticks to a fairly intimate scale. They’re comfortable and contemporary, and the top-floor apartments add kitchenettes and daybeds to the mix. And you’d do well to get to Françoise Wicki’s restaurant — it’s not for nothing that they call this place the Hotel Restaurant Helvetia. Book ahead, though — you won’t be the only one to have the idea.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 16 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Off street parking
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Hotel Helvetia Zurich's rooms do not have air conditioning. The front desk is open weekdays from 7:00am to 11:00pm and weekends from 7:45am to 11:00pm. If arriving after 11:00pm, please contact info@hotel-helvetia.ch for instructions on where to pick up your room key. \nPets are allowed (charges apply).

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

11am

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  • Small Room - Double

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    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 172 ft²/16 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • international channel
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kiehl's bath amenities
    • minibar
    • River view
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
  • Medium Room - Double

    Max.
    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 215 ft²/20 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • international channel
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kiehl's bath amenities
    • minibar
    • River view
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Medium Room - Single

    Max.
    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 215 ft²/20 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • international channel
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kiehl's bath amenities
    • minibar
    • River view
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Large Room - Double

    Max.
    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 247 ft²/23 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central heating
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • international channel
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kiehl's bath amenities
    • minibar
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Large Room - Single

    Max.
    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 247 ft²/23 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central heating
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • international channel
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kiehl's bath amenities
    • minibar
    • Some rooms offer a river view.
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Apartment

    Max.
    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 484 ft²/45 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street, partial street or city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central heating
    • chaise lounge
    • coffee/tea
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • international channel
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kiehl's bath amenities
    • kitchenette
    • minibar
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • Some rooms offer river view
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Apartment - Single

    Max.
    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 484 ft²/45 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street, partial street or city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central heating
    • chaise lounge
    • coffee/tea
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • international channel
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kiehl's bath amenities
    • kitchenette
    • minifridge
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • Some rooms offer river view
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Small Room - Single

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    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 172 ft²/15 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • international channel
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kiehl's bath amenities
    • minibar
    • River view
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Off street parking
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Hotel Helvetia Zurich's rooms do not have air conditioning. The front desk is open weekdays from 7:00am to 11:00pm and weekends from 7:45am to 11:00pm. If arriving after 11:00pm, please contact info@hotel-helvetia.ch for instructions on where to pick up your room key. \nPets are allowed (charges apply).

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

11am

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