Hotel Helvetia Zurich

Stauffacherquai 1, Zurich, Switzerland
36 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Lively
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

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 the Hotel Helvetia Zürich 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.

Thirty-four 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 make time for the hotel’s restaurant — here the dining room is a local attraction unto itself.

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Hotel Helvetia Zurich
Stauffacherquai 1, Zurich, Switzerland

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Off street parking
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Beauty salon
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • Doctor on call
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Designated smoking area

Need to Know

  • Hotel Helvetia Zurich's rooms have air condition, either built-in or mobile.
  • Pets are allowed (charges apply).
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 11:00

Credit cards accepted

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