Hotel Helvetie

Avenue Du Casino 32Montreux1820Switzerland
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About Hotel Helvetie

Set in a 19th-century neoclassical building in the heart of Montreux, Hotel Helvetie is a four-minute walk from the iconic Freddie Mercury Statue. This classic hotel features a casual dining venue and a rooftop terrace with views towards the lake.

The individually decorated rooms are filled with old-world and period furnishings. Amenities include satellite TVs, mini fridges, and private bathrooms. Selected rooms offer sitting areas, and upgraded units add lake-view balconies.

Hotel Helvetie boasts meeting facilities, a grand ballroom, and a library with a fireplace. Paid off-street parking is available, and Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel is complimentary.

For an additional fee, guests can enjoy a buffet-style breakfast each morning. The attached café serves Swiss and international fare, plus a range of refreshments and coffee beverages.

The lakeside Casino Barrière Montreux entertainment centre is just a minute's walk from the hotel. Chillon Castle – a medieval island castle on Lake Geneva – is a five-minute drive away.

Contact

Avenue Du Casino 32, Montreux, 1820, Switzerland
Telephone: +41(21)9667777 | Fax: +41(21)9667700 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking lot
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Central location with good accessibility

Visitors like the central location of the hotel, right along the city’s main through road. It affords them convenient access to other points of interest around the city. It is mentioned that there is a bus station right next to the hotel, while the ferry terminal and the rail station are just a ten-minute walk away.

Courteous staff

The staff members are praised for being friendly and polite. Guests appreciate the warm welcome accorded to them, along with free drinks upon arrival. The personnel at the reception are reportedly pleasant and professional. Their attention and performance are found to be satisfying by guests.

Cosy rooms

Guests point out in their comments that the hotel’s accommodations are comfortable. They acknowledge that the rooms are big and cosy and express satisfaction with the comfy beds. Moreover, it is observed that the temperature is just right despite how spacious the rooms are.

Negative Reviews

Dated small bathrooms

Complaints are raised regarding the bathrooms. Guests think that renovation and layout changes should be put into effect. They are said to e small and awkward to move around in.. Moreover, the bathtubs, faucets, and other fittings are old and need replacing.

Lacking in-room outlets

The lack of electrical sockets in the room for charging mobile devices, as well as outlets in bathrooms for hairdryers leaves guests frustrated.

Noise issues

It concerns guests that the hotel is not properly soundproofed. Others conversing in the hallways and neighbouring rooms is clearly audible and disturbing to guests. Noise is also a concern in rooms facing the road.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 2012 reviews across the web
7.4 /10
  • ebookers.com
    7.1 /10
  • Customer Alliance
    8.6 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.3 /10
7.4 out of 10 based on 2012 reviews