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In the center of Montreux, across from the Casino Barrière and 650 ft from Lake Geneva, the Hotel Helvetie offers panoramic views from its 6th-floor terrace. Opened in 1865, the Helvetie has plenty of old-world charm. The rooms have high ceilings and antique furniture. Free Wi-Fi internet connection is available throughout the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Montreux, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie has been welcoming guests since Mar 27, 2001

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Montreux, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast Info


Private parking available

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Room Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
3 twin beds
4 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Montreux
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  • Milton
    Location was amazing. Staff was so friendly, kind and helpful.
  • Maciej
    good location. Close to the the lake, concerts and train station.
  • Maya
    The location is amazing & the room was very big
  • Archana
    The room was spacious and comfortable. The mountain and lake view from the window and balcony was perfect and lifted our spirits. The location is nice, 10 minutes walk from the train station which helped us check in late at night and get on the...
  • Cassandra
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    LocaTion was great! Close to train station and bus stop, walk to the lake from the hotel and lots of food options!
  • Olga
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    location is right across the street from casino with bus stop right outside door of hotel. hotel has old world charm in excellent condition.
  • Maria
    Location was good. Room was big and clean. Even though the hotel was across the casino, it was still very quiet. Shower was also great!
  • Apiradee
    friendly staff, nearby the center, room cleanliness
  • Olga
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    old world charm right acros from casino. bus stop right outside hotel. staff excellent very welcoming and helpful.
  • Serena
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I had booked a room for 3 adults and 1 child and when we arrived we found we were upgraded to a two bedroom suite. What a fantastic surprise. There was a large dining table we had dinner on and played games on. View of the lake and the...

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi , could you please garantie to reserve a room ( double or twin) for three nights from 08/08/2022-11/08/2022 with balcony and lake view.

    Hi, you could always leave a remarks when you made a reservation and we will do our best to attribute you the room you desire. Most of our lake view r..
    Answered on 29 June 2022
  • Do you have laundry facilities

    Dear Madam, Mister, Unfortunately, we don't have laundry facilities. However we could organise it with an external company. Best Regards, Joady Nad..
    Answered on 29 November 2019
  • Can you tell the options for car parking ?

    We have an indoor garage across from the hotel. The parking spots are limited and are at CHF 20 from check-in until the check out. Reservation advised
    Answered on 9 June 2021
  • Could you give me an approximate rate for half board please.

    Our offer is a 3 course menu (starter, main course and dessert) at CHF 35,- per person and per day, drinks not included.
    Answered on 24 October 2020
  • Do you provide city travel passes?

    Dear Madam/Sir, Yes we do provide Montreux Riviera Card to our guest. It gives you FREE travel on local trains and buses as well as a number of disco..
    Answered on 23 September 2021
  • Hi May I know how much is the breakfast?

    Hello, Thank you for your kind request. the breakfast price 15 CHF per person and per day. We look forward to welcoming you soon at J5 Hotels Helvetie.
    Answered on 11 April 2022
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • La Brasserie J5
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner

Amenities of J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • City view
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs CHF 25 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Public transit tickets
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM


From 4:30 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

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The fine print

Please note that the property is undergoing renovations. Guests might experience some disturbances during the day.

FAQs about J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie

  • Check-in at J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie has 1 restaurant:

    • La Brasserie J5

  • Room options at J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Single
    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Double

  • J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie is 350 feet from the center of Montreux. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):