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Hotel Helvetia

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Stayed one night before getting an early train. Reasonable price for the area and convenient. Lift only went to some floors so had to carry bags up narrow stairs. Would stay there again for the location. Had a very bad experience with another hotel in this area so we appreciated that this one turned out OK. Not a place I...

Thank Linda2002
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Stayed here my last two days in Paris after a tour of France with soccer team. Good basic budget hotel with an actual key for your room. Right next to the metro station at Gare de Lyon and good eating selections.

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Thank X3957CXchrisl
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016

My room was on the 6th floor, the tiny lift only went as far as the 4th and it was a narrow winding staircase to reach the 5th and 6th floors. Furnishings were very basic and the room was cramped, no door to the bathroom owing to lack of space and the door to the room only opened two thirds...

Thank Ewen028
Moorebank NSW
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We loved our stay in this cozy budget level Hotel just recently. It is located just down from Gare du Lyon and has a few reasonably priced Restaurants close by. The rooms are of a good size and clean and due to excellent insulation quiet. Friendly staff completed a very pleasant experience.

Thank amadeusm
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This hotel has the smallest lift I've ever experienced. But despite that, the bed was comfortable, the staff seemed friendly and weren't fazed by us leaving at 0600. Ideally placed for the Gare de Lyon station.

Thank Richard L
Newark, Nottinghamshire, England
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I stayed in this hotel for one night on Monday 11 April 2016 before a business meeting in a local office the following day. There was a friendly male receptionist at the hotel when I arrived at midnight. Check-in was quick and the room was relatively clean and comfortable. The hotel is in a relatively busy location but my room...

Thank Dr Ali M.
Southern England
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This is a old style basic Paris hotel so don't expect much, however, staff helpful and friendly. Room has wardrobe, small tv, tiniest shower room/toilet, desk and suitcase stand. Free effective wifi which when get tempermental staff happy to resolve. Room modest sized, clean and bed comfortable, extra pillow and blanket available. Towels thin and aged. Petit dejuner included in...

Thank travell_a_lot
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I booked a room via Booking.com for my stay in October, which was refundable and i was supposed to pay at the hotel. But the hotel charged my card instead of blocking the amount. On contacting the hotel they told me that the conditions were wrongly mentioned on the website and they will refund the amount if i cancel the...

3Thank sudipnandy
Qormi, Malta
Reviewed 16 November 2015

A good budget hotel situated just a stone's throw away from Gare de Lyon Station and just in front of the hotel, there is a subway access. Small rooms but comfortable but had everything we needed .. I would visit again :)

1Thank SteveJBorg
Indore, India
Reviewed 8 November 2015

A reasonably priced hotel near the Train station Gare De lyon , just 2 minutes away, and the metro is is just 20 feet away. Small rooms at very very low rates, but the higher category rooms are good size. Courteous staff , and good location

1Thank zepl

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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 - $167 (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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