Hotel Restaurant Helvetia

Distributed over five storeys, the Hotel Helvetia is a glamorous riverside property boasting 37 rooms, a bar and a restaurant, which has been awarded 14 Gault Millau points, in one of the finest spots in Zurich’s historic centre. Affectionately known as the ‘Helvti’, the building has long been notorious as a rendezvous point for musicians, artists, students and journalists. Today, it is a meeting place for a dynamic mix of bohemian and bourgeois, with gourmet diners at its tables and regular patrons at the bar putting the world to rights into the small hours.  The original Art Nouveau (or Jugendstil) buildings have been repurposed with striking interiors conceived by owner Leopold Weinberg in collaboration with architect Nele Dechmann. Inspired by the airy geometry you find in works by Swiss artist Camille Graeser and combined with bourgeois constraint, they offer a lively interaction with the abundant artworks on display throughout.  View Website →

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