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Hotel Helmhaus

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel Helmhaus is a very small hotel but it is very cozy. Great service. Upon arriving, I was asked if I wanted a drink, and when it rained, I was asked if I needed an umbrella. To get to the hotel, either take a 20 min walk or streetcar 4 from Zurich station. The station is very well sign-posted so...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in this property for 3 nights as a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 children (12 & 10) We chose the hotel because of the availability of family suites. The family room setup is ideal and worked well for us. Breakfast was very good and the staff throughout our stay attentive and efficient. The hotel is in...

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McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice and very friendly boutique hotel. Located between the Zurich Fine Art museum and the famous church with windows made by Chagall - excellent location. People in front desk are really nice and helpful.

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Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent airy room, attention to detail, huge breakfast with variety, and great location. Room 14, corner with windows on two sides. Friendly attentive staff. For example, we had to leave for the airport before breakfast started at 7 am, so they got up and set out a continental breakfast for us at 5:45 am. Would definitely stay here again.

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Hazlet, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This neat little hotel in old town provides fantastic service and really nice rooms in a good location. Anja greeted us an offered us some local wine when we arrived. She had answers for all of our questions on getting around and finding a place to eat. The corner room was relatively large and offered a view of the Lake...

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chicago
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small, very nice, boutique hotel. Arrived on early AM international flight from the US and staff let me check in early. Nicely appointed room, small but consistent with standards for a European capital. Excellent location a short tram ride away from main train station in the middle of the Old Town and River/Lake. Excellent staff and very accommodating. Great breakfast....

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Helmhaus, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi jgalt60 Thank you for your stay at the smallest and most centrally located Four-Star hotel in Zurich. It is nice to know that you especially appreciated the opportunity of being able to check-in early but also the friendliness of our team members as well as the quality of our Swiss breakfast buffet. It would be nice to welcoming you...

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Mario, the front desk agent, was thrilled when we accepted his offer of a glass of local white wine upon check-in. "Most people say it's too early," he advised, but at 3:30 p.m, eh, close enough. Zurich, which rivals Tokyo and San Francisco as among the priciest cities in the world, requires adjusting your expectations when weighing cost and value....

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Helmhaus, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi John D Thank you for having been our guests and for chosing our Hotel Helmhaus for your stay here in Zurich. We are delighted to know that with our high quality facility in the boutique hotel style as well as the service of our team members we have contributed to a good time of yours in Zurich. And when...

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I loved this hotel. It was cute, charming, very comfortable, and they had a great attention for detail. The bed was firm but very comfortable. Often firm beds bother me, but not this one, I actually loved the bed! They had fresh flowers throughout the hotel every day which I thought was pleasant and showed their attention to detail. They...

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Helmhaus, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi Hypnopompic Thank you for having made your choice for our Hotel Helmhaus, the most centrally located Four-Star hotel of Zurich. With extensive renovations (between 2007 & 2015) and further investements made well into 2016 we are proud to provide an up-to-date facility to all our guests, whether leisure travellers or business guests. Air conditioning and sound-proof windows are big...

Reviewed 17 March 2017

I only a short trip but this was an excellent hotel for my purpose. Great central location with plenty of shops, restaurants and bars nearby. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and made the check-in and out hassle free. Great breakfast.

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Helmhaus, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi jtur24 Thank you for having been guest to our Hotel Helmhaus. We are delighted to know that you found our hotel suiting your purposes excellently. Giving our guests a hassle-free time is what our team aims at with the services and amenities provided. Free highspeed wifi, easy-to-use touchpads, large HD-tv screens as well as a tasty Swiss breakfast buffet...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Low-key, discreet and immensely helpful, and a solution to finding a Zurich hotel which is not extreme -- either a room like a cell or else prodigiously expensive or pretentious or both. In the right part of town, five minutes from opera, the Kunsthaus and close to the water (but if you're arriving by train, get off at Stadelhofen not...

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Helmhaus, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Helmhaus, responded to this review

Grüezi michaelpye2017 Thank you for having been our guest and for taking the time to share your positive thoughts with other travelers and us. It is a great delight to know that you found our hotel being a model for big city hotels, and that you appreciated everything our hotel and team members offer in facilitiy and service. What more...

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: €219 - €371 (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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“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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