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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled from Budapest by train (bus possible too) in off season, easy to find, quite busy with locals at weekend, quieter with more German speakers especially during week; good 'budget' half board deals for off season ('mid-range' in season). Checked in Friday evening, multilingual, otherwise personnel are courteous, polite and efficient; tv didn't work was changed over within 45 mins....

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Szentgotthard, Hungary
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Poor building, walls, windows are not maintained. Summer preparation was still ongoing, including restaurant of the walk way or garden preparation of the green plants. Batch is poor. Gym equipments is over any hotel expectation. The open air natural batch island was full with sh**t. The food is excellent.. The price is affordable.

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Extremely dirty place, spider webs and insects all over the place. Mosquitos are huge, and there are no nets on the windows, no air conditioning either. Worst experience we had in a hotel. Food is horrible.

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Brandon, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Shoreline highrise hotel on Lake Balaton, large trees & shady grounds with ample parking, no beach but a small island for sunbathing and access to the water. Friendly Reception but shortage of foreign language staff. Small rooms & washrooms but balcony - with full height doorway! - makes them seem larger & gives good views. Extensive buffet selections for both...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Összességében 2 pontra értékelném a hotelt és szolgáltatásait. A miértjei az alábbiak: a szoba ugyan kopottas, évtizedek óta használatban lévő bútorokkal, szekrénybe épített működésképtelen rádióval, és egyéb „retró” tárgyakkal berendezett, azonban tiszta, és még ezt a részét mondanám a hotel erősségének! Nem úgy, mint a saját balatoni strandot és az étkezéseket! A saját balatoni strand ápolatlan, a kacsák ürüléke sajnos...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Hotel Helikon is in a really nice area at Balaton Lakeside. Check in-out was fast, the room was clean and it had a nice view to Lake Balaton. The public areas are quite old, you can feel yourself like in the 70's and 80's, they really need some restorations here.Breakfast was overall, nothing special. There are a lot of restaurants...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 19 May 2016

In the second half of April this year our group of three couples from Zagreb, Croatia, including my wife and myself, spent two nights in the Hotel Helicon, Keszthely, Hungary. The first one was on the way to Krakow, Poland and the second was on the way back. The hotel is nice, near by the Balaton lake, with beautiful surroundings,...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We were heading to Hungary from Croatia and thought we would stop somewhere along the way that might be picturesque so Lake Belaton seemed an obvious choice. We took a room that didn't have much of a view on a grey day but it was comfortable enough. Not very inspirational for overnight visitors but perhaps families staying a week could...

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Ilfracombe
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This hotel was built in the 1950s it appears and hasn't changed since. The rates are low, But the facilities and food are terrible, the broom cupboard rooms are shabby and haven't had a lick of paint since the central committee laid down the house rules circa 1953. The bakelite tv set had no channels in English or BBC World...

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Bielsko-Biala, Poland
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I have never been at the Balaton Lake befoure, but if You'll come there You'll see that the best times for the hotel and the cities around the Balaton Lake has gone. But Hotel is still good place to spend some days, enjoy and rest. There is pool in the hotel and restaurant with average food. People can play table...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Hotel Helikon

Address: Mikus Gyula setany 5, Keszthely 8360, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Western Transdanubia > Zala County > Keszthely
Price Range: RM222 - RM596 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Helikon 3*
Number of rooms: 232
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“If busy accessing a lower floor room via stairs is quicker than elevator :)”
 of 5 bubbles balkanghost, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the view at the lake seems to be better.”
 of 5 bubbles 895lukan, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“The higher You are the better view You have.”
 of 5 bubbles thurin, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for lake view. Can imagine it gets extremely busy in the summer!”
 of 5 bubbles rachelp940, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“rooms on the upper floors are better - less noisy from the terrace and building systems no use to choose superior room for lake view - economy rooms has lake view as well (we had room716 - economy room with amazing view)”
 of 5 bubbles Georgina552, 13 May 2014 | Read review
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