Helvetia Hostel

Hostel Helvetia

Welcome to the most imaginative place in Warsaw with:
absolutely central location, colourful and spacious rooms, helpful multilingual staff, free linen, wireless internet, fully equipped kitchen, bikes for hire and, what is most important:
with Wonderful Guests!

We are located right next to the famous Royal Route's core - the Krakowskie Przedmiescie street. The Warsaw University is just outside our doorstep. Within a walking distance you will find every significant monument of our beautiful city. You can easily get to The Old Town, The Palace of Culture, Nowy Swiat Street, Museum of Chopin, The Centre of Contemporary Art, the National Museum just by walking less then 15 minutes.

The beating heart of Warsaw busy night-life is located within 600 meters from our hostel. You won't have to take a cab or wonder around to find your way back to your comfy bed.

Fancy a fresh coffee, a pancake or a sizzling fajita? Not a problem. We are surrounded by cafes, bars and restaurants. Just 50 meters away from us you can have some sushi, a vegetarian dish, wine tasting, or something more traditional and central European to bite.
Galleries, theatres, posh designer shops are just around the corner.

The hostel's owners are Gosia & Piotr - hardcore backpackers and travellers, who went all over the world and found out what is the essence of hostelling. Piotr is also a bike addict so if you are cycling round Europe you will find at Helvetia a kindred spirit.
Every single picture at the hostel is one of the images of the owners' trips


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Our staff is all born and bread in Warsaw, young and soaked with busy life of our city. They speak English and a couple of other foreign languages. They will answer all of your questions, help you find everything you might need and make you feel welcome like you never felt before. The reception is open 24 hours (no curfew, no lockout ).


Hostel Pictures

Some of our services

* Internet Access
* Web Access in Lobby
* WiFi in Room
* WiFi in Lobby
* Guest Kitchen
* Fax Service
* Postal Service
* Card Phones
* Bicycle Hire
* Cable TV
* DVD`s
* Common Room
* Library
* Linen Included
* Security Lockers
* Reading Lights
* Breakfast Included
* Washing Machine/Dryer
* 24 Hour Security
* Towels Hire
* Hairdryer for Hire
* Bicycle Parking
* On Street Parking
* Iron/Ironing Board
* Tours Desk
* Luggage Storage
* 24 Hour Reception

Quotes from various guidebooks

Une auberge fonctionnelle et tres bien tenue. Dortoirs simples et colores.

Le guide du Routard 2009


Helvetia is situated next to the University of Warsaw campus. Most tourist attractions may be reached on foot so it is no point waiting for a taxi or a bus. The idea of setting up a hostel was born when the Helvetia owners came back from Argentina. They thought that it would be nice do to something which would be a never ending journey for them. They opened Helvetia in 2005. The hostel has developed and today it offers dormitories and rooms as well a a "helvetia luxy" - apartments in the highest standard located in a house nearby.

Citydoping 2008


Hostel Helvetia. Another of Warsaw's quality hostels, Helvetia has spick-and-span rooms painted in warm, bright colours with wooden floors and a good amount of space

Lonely Planet Guide

Helvetia Luxy

For the guests who love tranquility, modern interiors and an exquisite standard we created Helvetia Luxy (six spacious private rooms) which is located 3 minutes from the hostel. Just before the Second World War the tenement houses on Bartoszewicza were considered the most modern and comfortable in Warsaw. Many people from the city’s cultural elite lived here. It was popularly called „the Lux”. We thought that it will be the best address for our most demanding guests.



Luxy Pictures

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How to find Us

ul. Sewerynow 7
00-924 Warszawa
tel./fax. +48 22 826 71 08
Skype: hostel-helvetia-warsaw
e-mail: info@hostel-helvetia.pl




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