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Hotel Helvetia

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Nice, small hotel just a stone's throw from the Gare de Lyon. Welcome was great, room is small as is the bathroom; no surprise it is Paris. Room rate is excellent and the bed very comfy. Interesting area with the Coulee Verte- Rene Dumont being close by( one of Paris's great secrets) also a great soup shop opposite on Boulevard...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The hotel is few steps away from Gare de Lyon metro station entrance and about one minute walk to Gare de Lyon main station...super convenient for travelers. For the room, the bed is fine...it fits me and my wife well but the pillow is not so comfy. The bath is quite small, especially the shower area. One thing that disturbed...

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Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 10 February 2017

When our train to Italy was to depart at 6:30 AM, we had to rethink our accommodations. Sure, where we had been staying was fine for experiencing Paris, but we were departing--and were in need of a QUICK get away with some heavy luggage. So, I began looking for hotels near the station we were to depart from and found...

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Front desk staff was absolutely nice.Grate location close to Gare de lyon station.Housed in old french style building.small rooms and bathrooms,Lift is also small and cannot be accommodated more than one with baggage and located in between the floors. you have to carry your baggage over the stairs

1Thank asangahapu
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Housed in an old French building it provided us with a clean basic room. We had a beautiful - obviously newly refurbished - bathroom. Very friendly staff ; an adequate, nicely served breakfast We needed a good overnight room for a trip starting at Gare du Lyon, five minutes walk away. Will definitely return if the need arises

1Thank Zueli
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had a situation where our flight to Athens Greece where we were to board a cruise was cancelled due to a strike. The front desk staff did everything they could to find a way to get us there. Every single one of them tried. When our travel insurance agreed we could stay in Paris and then pick up our...

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Just over the road from Gare de Lyon. Friendly professional staff, clean and comfortable. Quiet night's sleep. We arrived in Gare du Nord and after a quick and easy metro ride found the hotel easily and we get lost easily.

1Thank Andy G
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in this hotel for couple of nights in may 2016 along with my wife. The hotel has elevator only till the 4th floor and you need to pull your luggage up the stairs after that which is a pain considering the narrow staircase. The hotel has good cheap restaurants nearby and an amazing bakery on the right after exit....

Thank Ro N
Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Ideal for an overnighter when traveling by train. Yes the lift is tiny and opens on to the spiral staircase between floors. Yes the bedroom was just adequate but the bathroom was the same size. If you want large rooms and large lifts use an American style chain like Holiday Inn but if you want some French character on your...

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The lady on the help desk was very smiley and friendly, and greeted us as we came and left the hotel, making sure we were all okay. The hotel itself is very airy and spacious, while maintaining a cosy feel. Our room had a balcony looking onto a pretty Parisian street, with big windows we could open up to explore...

Thank Holly J

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Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make their homes.
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Additional Information about Hotel Helvetia

Address: 28 B boulevard Diderot | 12 Arr., 75012 Paris, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Bercy / Nation , Reuilly
Price Range: $105 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Helvetia 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Room at the rear is quieter.”
MrThrill, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lift is small.close to Metro and Main railway”
asangahapu, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask to look at the floor plan in the lobby, rooms are different shapes and sizes”
RetiredEngineer600, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors have balconies.”
Ricothepigfarmer, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“There are quiet and noisy rooms at this hotel.”
Dr Ali M., 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
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