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Hotel Helvetie

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a good deal hotel. Every time I stay in the area, I chose this Hotel. Nice breakfast. Confortable beds and pillows. Very clean. Very nice and polite staff. I feel at home away from my home. Thank you.

1Thank Catas C
Waterbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Old world charm for a great price at this hotel. Friendly front desk agent, too. View of the lake is incredible on a gorgeous day from the lovely balcony. We arrived by train and it was about a 10-15 minute walk. The casino was across the street and visible from our room.

Thank Andrea I
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Has been rebranded as J8 Hotels so that is the more prominent signage. A grand old dame that has fallen on hard times,some original features remain. She would have been quite a beauty in her youth. A 1 minute walk to the Casino and 3 minutes to the lakeside. Bus 201 from the train station stops nearby. There are resteraunt...

Thank neastloon
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We spent two nights here to visit the Christmas markets. This hotel must have been really grand in its prime and although it's now somewhat faded it has held some charm. The reception staff were friendly and the lift up to the rooms is an experience, if you go here you'll see what I mean. Our room on the fourth...

1Thank L0rraineS
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Very expensive, rooms very old fashioned (not in a good way). Shower had no fitting to hold nozzle above head, and shower room ridiculously small. No safe in room or reception. My friend had passport stolen from room. Hotel helpful in pointing way to police station, but made no effort to search for it or ask their cleaners about it,...

Thank Andrew T
Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located in the middle of the main areas of the city. The hotel has seen its best days and desperately need an upgrade. There is no isolation between the rooms and the corridors so you can hear everything. However there are new beds and they are very comfy. It's clean and staff is friendly. Convenient parking nearby...

Thank Arne-Christian
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I liked Hotel Helvetie very much. Other reviews criticized it for being past its prime; but then so am I. For me, it was a perfect hotel in a perfect location. I'd go back any time! I liked that it was so close to Freddie Mercury's statue and to the casino that held Freddie's birthday bash - not to mention...

Thank tallulahbritches
Montreux, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 October 2016

the location close to centre, 5-10mins walk to Freddie statue, and very close to all shopping centre. for this location, this can be the best deal you can get. the hotel is cute small classic hotel and very tidy and clean, room quite spacious and close to attraction area like the castle (its 1mn even less to walk to montreux...

1Thank queensounti
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Stayed for 1 night as part of golden pass rail tour. This is an older hotel which would've been very grand in its day. Our room was very large with comfortable beds but no a/c, which was needed but there was a fan and being on a higher floor meant we were happy to leave the large windows open. Great...

1Thank Goonerette
Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed here last year and decided to book as soon as we got home. This hotel is perfectly placed for our needs. It is across the road from the Casino which is where there was a big Freddie Mercury party and it is a 5-10 minute walk from the Freddie Mercury statue and the lake. We were checked in...

Thank VodkaQueenNL

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional Hotel in provincial-style building located in city center, near casino & lakefront. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Helvetie

Address: avenue du Casino 32, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Montreux
Price Range: $152 - $357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Helvetie 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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“High up for the views”
L0rraineS, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view”
Goonerette, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room at the end of the hallways have balcony with great views”
659julianl, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for large room as ours was very small - not like the photographs at all”
rmetro, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Simple! I would not choose Hotel Helvetie in Montreux Switzerland again”
47berts, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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