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LUXURY HOTELS IN ZERMATT
A member of the “Leading Hotels of the World,” the 5-star Mont Cervin Palace was opened in 1851. It is in the heart of Zermatt, 293 m from the train station.
You can find relaxation in the pool and in the 18,300-ft² wellness and spa area and indulge in a wide range of beauty treatments.
Most of the guest rooms face south and have a balcony or a patio with views of the Matterhorn. A few of the junior suites and suites have a hot tub or an open fireplace. Wireless internet is available in all rooms free of charge.
A rich breakfast buffet and an exquisite à-la-carte dinner are served every day. At the Grill Le Cervin meat and fish are prepared on the charcoal grill. At the weekly gala dinners in the hotel restaurant (in winter), a jacket and tie are required (smart casual).
Weather permitting, the small terrace in front of the hotel invites you to take a front-row seat and watch the colorful bustle of the Bahnhofstrasse.
Dinner under supervision is served to the youngest guests at 6 pm (winter only) at the children’s table of the Mont Cervin Palace. Meet for cocktails, informal conversation or an after-dinner drink in the charming Joseph’s Bar with piano music or in the Capri Bar offering a fine cigar assortment.
The Mont Cervin’s red horse-drawn carriage is a popular photographic motif and awaits you at the station in Zermatt.
Located in the historic centre of Zermatt, this 3-floor chalet offers a balcony with Matterhorn views. Free WiFi is available.
Each of the 3 bedrooms at Chalet Hinterdorf features an en-suite bathroom. One has a sauna and steam bath, while the other 2 feature a private spa bath. The kitchen and living room with a fireplace are located on the top floor.
In summer, the garden features a seating area. The bus stop to all cable cars is a 2-minute walk away.
Located 50 m from the Zermatt Train Station and only 20 m from the Gornergrat Railway Station, Holiday Home Matterhorn Victoria offers a self-catering accommodation unit with free WiFi, a large terrace and views of the Matterhorn Mountain.
The apartment also comes with a well-equipped kitchen, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a seating area with a sofa. The bathroom is fitted with a shower and a hairdryer.
Klein Matterhorn is 10 km from Holiday Home Matterhorn Victoria, while Matterhorn Museum is 500 m from the property.
As the first hotel ever built in Zermatt, the Monte Rosa is located right in the centre of the village and 400 m from Zermatt Train Station. It combines the charm and style of a 150 years-old building with up-to-date luxury.
The Monte Rosa Boutique Hotel’s tastefully furnished rooms and large suites are all individually styled and feature cable TV and a minibar. Guests enjoy free access to the spa area and swimming pools of the 5-star hotel Mont Cervin, 500 m away.
Edward’s Scottish-style bar and café is well known for tasty coffee, fine cocktails and a wide range of selected drinks. In summer, guests can dine in the garden which offers views of the Matterhorn.
You can enjoy dine-around dinners in 13 partner restaurants or partner hotels around Zermatt. You can choose from a wide range of cuisines, including Swiss, Japanese, Italian and French.
The ARCA Solebad Wellness & Spa in Zermatt is located near the centre, the station, the Gornergrat train and the Sunnegga-Rothorn train and features up-to date wellness facilities including an indoor brine pool.
All rooms in the ARCA Solebad Wellness & Spa have a balcony with mountain views and the south-facing rooms offer Matterhorn views. They all come with a kitchenette. Breakfast is served every morning. Wireless internet is available free of charge in the entire hotel residence.
The heated brine swimming pool (34°C), the steam bath and the sauna are perfect places to unwind after a day of skiing or hiking. On request and for an extra charge, massages can be organised, as well. A tennis court is available during the warmer months.
Opened in December 2013 after a complete refurbishment, The Alpenhotel Fleurs de Zermatt enjoys a quiet location in Zermatt. It features a wellness and fitness area including a hot tub and a sauna and offers free WiFi.
The Alpenhotel Fleurs de Zermatt’s bright Alpine-style rooms are all equipped with a cable TV and a Nespresso coffee machine. South-facing rooms have a balcony.
A buffet breakfast is available every morning. The garden offering Matterhorn views invites you to relax during the warmer months.
The train and funicular stations including the Gornergrat train can be reached within a 5-minute walk. The bus for the Klein Matterhorn cable car stops close to the Alpenhotel.
In the center of Zermatt right across from the Sunnegga-Paradise Ski Lift and only a 5-minute walk from the train station, the Hotel National is the only hotel in Zermatt with exclusively south-facing rooms and a balcony in every room. Most rooms also offer views of the Matterhorn Mountain.
Every room has a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and a modern bathroom. Fresh fruits and a welcome drink await you upon arrival. You can spend pleasant hours at Hotel National Zermatt’s bar with its fireplace. Free use of an iMac in the lobby is available. A DVD player and smartphone docking stations are provided upon request and you can also borrow DVDs and books on site.
The hotel features a 3,875 ft² spa oasis with pool, caldarium, aroma grotto, sauna, dream shower, Kneipp grotto and tepidarium with Mimaroso warm beds. A wide range of different activities including Yoga, Pilates and Aqua Fitness is available on site. You can work out in the hotel’s gym and request a personal trainer at the property. Sun beds are available as well.
Offering stylishly furnished rooms with balconies and coffee machines and free Wi-Fi, the Testa Grigia hotel has been completely renovated in 2010. It is only a 5 minute walk from Zermatt Train Station and Sunnegga Express funicular.
Each room is tastefully furnished with selected carpets, solid wood beds and high-quality fabrics. The spacious bathrooms feature glass-walled shower cubicles or bathtubs.
Enjoying a quiet yet central location, the Hotel Garni Testa Grigia is surrounded by many shopping opportunities, boutiques and restaurants. A pharmacy can be found in the hotel.
A tennis court and a seasonal ice rink can be reached within a 2-minute walk.
Situated a 10 to 15 minute walk from the cable cars, Hotel Julen offers a traditional tavern, an elegant restaurant and a 3-story spa area with indoor pool. All rooms have private balconies.
The cozy rooms at Romantik Julen Hotel combine traditional Alpine interiors with modern amenities such as flat-screen cable TVs and free Wi-Fi. The spacious bathrooms have hairdryer, free beauty products and bathrobes.
Guests can relax at the large spa center, which includes an indoor swimming pool, steam baths, tanning, sauna and fitness room. Technogym products are in the fitness room. A wide variety of spa treatments are available for an additional fee.
The restaurant serves a combination of local traditional dishes and international food, while the tavern offers fine wines from local wineries.
Unique Hotel Post is in the center of Zermatt, a 5-minute walk from the train station. There is free Wi-Fi in the rooms.
Some of the rooms boast views of the Matterhorn. They have high-quality wood furniture and luxuriously furnished bathrooms. The small spa area includes a sauna, a steam bath and a hot tub. Massages can also be booked.
Italian cuisine is served at the Spaghetti and Pizza Factory. Other venues are the Broken Tex Mex Grill, the gourmet Portofino Restaurant and the Brown Cow Snack Bar, serving a wide range of delicious meals and snacks.
The bars and clubs of the Unique Hotel Post serve a carefully chosen range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in a relaxed atmosphere.
Upon arrival and departure, a free shuttle service to and from the Zermatt Train Station, the Zermatt Taxi Stand and the Zermatt Heliport is offered between 8 am and 5 pm. Zermatt is a car-free village.
Built in December 2010, this stylish, specially themed 4-star hotel offers a central location, 199 m from the center of Zermatt. Some of the modern rooms offer Matterhorn views.
The bright rooms at Hotel Aristella Swissflair with their beautiful parquet or hardwood floors and modern furniture overlook the surrounding Swiss Alps. Flat-screen cable TVs and a tea/coffee makers can be found in each room. An iPod docking station is available upon request. Bathrobes and slippers are also available.
Guests can enjoy the Aristella’s ski storage room with ski boot dryer and the on-site ski rental. After a day on the slopes, guests can relax in the hotel’s spa area featuring a hot tub, a steam bath and a sauna.
The Aristella Swissflair’s restaurant serves traditional Swiss, flambé dishes and international cuisine. Fine wines are also offered. Guests can request packed lunches and special diet menus. Room service is also available.
Aristella Swissflair Hotel is a 5 minute walk from Sunnegga Cable Car and a 10 minute walk from Klein Matterhorn Cable Car. A ski bus stop can be reached within 2 minutes and a free pick-up service from the train station is available from 7 am to 10 pm.
The Christiania Hotels & Spa is next to Zermatt’s underground funicular to the Sunnegga Ski Area, where you can reach all the ski resorts in the area. Many rooms offer panoramic views of the Matterhorn, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire property.
The spa area at the Christiania includes a Finnish sauna, a bio sauna, a steam bath, an ice cave, and a 82-foot (25 m) long pool. It also offers panoramic views of the Matterhorn. In summer, there is a tennis court and miniature golf available free of charge.
A rich breakfast buffet is served every morning. In the evening, guests can enjoy a 4-course dinner. Between 8 am and 8 pm, guests can take advantage of the free shuttle service to and from the Zermatt train station.
Located at 2,500 m above sea level, Riffelhaus 1853 offers panoramic views of the mountains around Zermatt from all rooms. Located right next to the ski slopes with ski-to-door access, it offers a traditional restaurant, a spa area, an outdoor hot tub with views of the Matterhorn, and free WiFi access.
The Riffelhaus is a historic mountain hotel dating from 1853 that was renovated in 2014. The traditionally furnished rooms offer satellite TV and bathrooms with bathrobes and hairdryers. From the balconies in the some room types, as well as from the sun terrace, guests enjoy direct views of the Matterhorn.
The restaurant serves classic Swiss cuisine. Guests can also enjoy a bar, a lounge and a library on site. The spa area features a sauna, a steam bath and a relaxation room. A ski storage room in winter and a bicycle storage room in summer can be used free of charge. The hotel has officially been rated as “Bike Hotel” by the Swiss tourism association.
Riffelhaus 1853 can only be reached by mountain railway from Zermatt. The ride takes 23 minutes.
One of our top-rated 4-star hotels in Zermatt. Offering a spa area and a restaurant, Europe Hotel & Spa is located within 700 m from the Zermatt Train Station, the Zermatt-Furi Ski Lift and the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Station. Free WiFi access is available in all areas of the property.
The rooms are individually furnished and come with a minibar, a flat-screen TV, and a bathroom with shower, bathrobes, free toiletries and hairdryer. Most rooms also feature a balcony with views of the Matterhorn Mountain.
Buffet breakfast is offered every morning and dinner is accompanied by fine wines from the extensive wine card. Guests can relax in the spa area with 2 saunas, a steam bath, a hot tub and a massage room. Massages are organised on request.
3100 Kulmhotel, located in Gornergrat, is the highest hotel in the Swiss Alps and the mountain base camp of a high mountain range. It offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi.
All of the rooms feature a cable TV with international channels, a work desk and a hair dryer and offer mountain views.
The Vis-à-vis Restaurant serves Swiss cuisine whilst the Panorama self-service restaurant offers a range of international hot and cold dishes including home-made cakes and sandwiches.
Gornergrat offers a variety of snow sports including skiing with ski-to-door access, snow boarding and hiking. The hotel also offers a packed lunch service for all guests.
This secluded hotel features its own planetarium, a library and a shopping centre and offers stunning views of 29 four-thousend-metre peaks of the Alps.
The viewing platform of Gornergrat and the areas around the hotel are only reachable by a regular train service, which takes 40 minutes’ through scenic countryside, from car-free Zermatt.
In a quiet side street, 50 m from the Gornergratbahn Train Station, the Zermatt Train Station and the Bahnhofstrasse Main Street, the 4-star Schlosshotel Life & Style Zermatt offers an elegant Alpine ambience with classic wooden furniture. Free WiFi and a spa area with an indoor pool are available.
The Schlosshotel Life & Style’s individually furnished rooms are non-smoking and feature cable TV. Each unit contains a bathroom provided with a hairdryer.
Spa facilities include a sauna, a steam bath, a swimming pool and a modern fitness room. Massages and beauty treatments are available on request. The trendy lounge bar features a reading corner and an open fireplace. Breakfast is served in the chalet-style breakfast room.
The ski bus to the Klein Matterhorn Ski Area stops right outside. The Sunnegga Cable Car can be reached in a short walk. Zermatt’s numerous shops and restaurants are just a few steps from the Life & Style Schlosshotel.
From the valley station of Zermatt’s Sunnegga Cable Car, an elevator takes you directly to the front desk of the CERVO Mountain Boutique Resort, right next to the ski slopes and hiking trails. Zermatt Train Station is a 10-minute walk away.
The CERVO consists of 7 chalets with spacious rooms and suites. Every chalet features its own spa area with a sauna, steam bath, terrace, massage room, and relaxation room with an open fireplace. The terrace offers panoramic views of the Matterhorn Mountain.
Guests can enjoy lunch and dinner at the elegant restaurant, which serves selected regional specialties and fine wines.
Upon arrival and departure, free transportation services are available between the hotel and the train station and village entrance of Zermatt.
SOPHISTICATED HOTELS IN ZERMATT
he ski-in Alpenlodge Superior is located on a sunny slope on the edge of Zermatt, offering panoramic views of the Matterhorn and free access to the wellness area. The modern Zen spa has a sauna and a steam bath. Guests can enjoy stunning views from the relaxation room over the surrounding mountains.
All rooms in the Alpenlodge Superior are furnished in elegant, contemporary Alpine style and offer free Wi-Fi. Cable flat-screen TVs and DVD players are featured in every room. Bathrobes and a hairdryer are also provided.
Every day free coffee, tea and cakes are served. The cosy lounge bar with its open fireplace is an inviting place to relax after a day out in the mountains. Guests can also enjoy the common terrace offering panoramic views of the village and the impressive Matterhorn.
The Sunneggabahn cable car and the buses to the Matterhorn cable cars are only a 5-minute walk away from the Alpenlodge Superior. Ski passes can be bought at the guest house. The train station and the Gornergrat cog cable car can be reached on foot within 10 minutes.
One of our top-rated 3-star hotels in Zermatt. The Hotel Bella Vista is situated about a 5-minute walk from the centre of Zermatt. It offers free Wi-Fi, a free internet station and panoramic mountain views from the terrace.
Some rooms offer panoramic Matterhorn views as well.
The hotel’s owner is a skilled baker and takes great pleasure in making fine croissants and other pastry. You don’t have to be British to enjoy the 35 different kinds of tea. The Bella Vista hotel serves local wines from the Valais at the bar and with your meal.
A shuttle service from and to the Zermatt train station is available on request and for an extra charge.
Rising high above Zermatt, Silvana Hotel offers rooms with flat-screen TVs and direct access to the ski slopes. Facilities include an indoor pool and a spa with hot tub and steam bath.
Hotel Silvana is located only a few metres from the Matterhorn-Express cable car, which connects the hotel with Zermatt’s town centre in just 10 minutes.
Its spacious rooms all have seating areas and they come with bathrobes, cable TV and free Wi-Fi.
Breakfast and dinner are available to all guests at the hotel’s restaurant and there is a trendy and cosy bar that looks out on the ski slopes.
A garden terrace with comfortable loungers is featured on site. Kids can play on the playground and guided mountain tours can be booked directly at the property.
he Hotel Mirabeau is tranquilly situated, only 200 m from the Zermatt railway station, and features superb wellness facilities and great Matterhorn views.
Within only 3 minutes’ walk you can reach the centre of Zermatt as well as the Gornergrat and Sunnegga-Rothorn train and funicular stations.
Enjoy the mountain-flower steam bath, the sauna, the hot-stone herbal bath and indulge in relaxing massages and rejuvenation beauty treatments (It is recommended to arrange treatments before arrival). The Michelin and Gault Millau gourmet guides also feature the Mirabeau hotel’s restaurants Le Corbeau D’Or and Veranda.
The restaurants serve light, market-fresh cuisine and every morning you can start the day at the rich breakfast buffet. Treat yourself to the 5-course gourmet dinner or to one of the themed evenings with hot and cold buffets.
One of our top-rated 3-star hotels in Zermatt. Hotel Phoenix can be found in the quiet Wiesti quarter of Zermatt. The train station and the Bahnhofstrasse with its numerous shops and restaurants can be reached within a 10-minute walk.
The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a safe. Wireless internet is available in public areas free of charge. The use of materials like wood, stone and glass created a rustic yet modern style. An improved sound insulation provides for a peaceful night’s rest.
Built from natural materials from the Zermatt region, the entire hotel radiates a cozy, homey, yet modern atmosphere. A rich buffet breakfast is served daily. Guests can enjoy the great view of the Matterhorn before setting out to explore the scenic surroundings of Zermatt. In the evening or throughout the day the bar and the lounge are great places to relax.
Dating from 1903, this traditional hotel offers a quiet location in the center of Zermatt. The main street can be reached in a 2-minute walk.
All rooms at Hotel Alpina are furnished in a traditional alpine style and feature a safe and cable TV. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. The Gornergratbahn Train Station is just over a quarter mile from Hotel Alpina.
The spacious Zermatt Budget Rooms are underground and come with free WiFi and TV, a 5-minute walk away from the Sunnegga Cable Car and the Glacier Express. A free shuttle service from Zermatt Train Station is offered between 7:00 and 21:00.
Breakfast is served every morning and the restaurant on site features Swiss cuisine. During the winter season, live music performances can be enjoyed there as well.
Guests at the Zermatt Budget Rooms can use the spa facilities of the sister hotel Best Western Alpen Resort. The spa centre includes a heated adventure pool, a hot tub, steam bath and a sauna.
The solarium, massage treatments and the entrance to the 300 m² children’s paradise are available for a surcharge. The hotel also offers a fitness room and a tennis court. A ski storage room with ski boot dryer and personal ski lockers are available.
In a quiet location in the car-free village of Zermatt, Hotel Capricorn offers magnificent views of the Matterhorn, free in-room WiFi, and a spa area with a sauna, herbal bath, and steam bath.
All rooms at the Capricorn provide a bathroom or shower, a toilet, and cable TV. Some also have a balcony. They are all accessible by lift.
Within a 5- to 10-minute walk, you can reach 3 cable cars and the centre of the village. The train station is a 15-minute walk from the hotel.
If you stay more than 3 nights, you will be picked up for free at the Zermatt Train Station.
Enjoying an ideal location 101 m from the Klein-Matterhorn cable car, Alpenrose is only a 5-minute walk from central Zermatt. It offers free Wi-Fi and a continental breakfast.
All rooms of the Alpenrose provide a balcony, cable TV and a private bathroom. Some also have a bathtub and a sitting area.
The restaurant of the Alpenrose serves traditional Swiss cuisine either indoors or on the terrace, which features splendid views of the Matterhorn. The Zermatt Main Train Station is just a 15-minute walk away. The Alpenrose offers a shuttle service to and from the train station upon request.
Residence Patricia is located at the entrance to Zermatt, a 10-minute walk from the train station. It features studios and apartments with modern furnishings, free WiFi, and an LCD TV. Some accommodation units come with a balcony offering scenic views of the Matterhorn Mountain.
The apartments further include a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a seating area with a sofa bed. The private bathroom comes with a shower.
Guests of Patricia Residence enjoy free entrance to the indoor pool and wellness area of the Best Western Alpen Resort Hotel, a 5-minute walk away. The room keys need to be picked up at this hotel as well.
Situated close to the ski lifts in Zermatt, Best Western Alpen Resort Hotel features a spa centre, a restaurant, and spacious rooms with cable TV. WiFi in the entire building and transport from Zermatt Train Station from 07:00 o’clock to 21:00 o’clock are both offered for free.
An adventure pool with the temperature of 30°C, open all-year, as well as a hot tub, a steam bath, a sauna and a fitness centre are located in the main building.
Solarium, massage treatments and entrance to the 300-m² children’s paradise are available for a surcharge. There is also an outdoor tennis court on site and tennis rackets are available for free at the reception.
Swiss cuisine and a selection of wines are served in the Matterhorn Restaurant. During winter season, live music performances can be enjoyed most evenings.
All rooms at Alpen Resort Hotel have a south-facing balcony with Matterhorn views or a garden terrace. They come with a minibar and tea and coffee making facilities. En-suite bathrooms include a hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers.
One of our top-rated 3-star hotels in Zermatt. Centrally located in Zermatt, 300 m from the train station, Hotel Walliserhof Zermatt 1896 is built in typical Valais chalet style and offers a spa area with sauna and a hot tub. Free WiFi is available in all areas.
The rooms at the Hotel Walliserhof Zermatt 1896 are all fitted with a TV, a desk, and a bathroom with a bath, bathrobes and hairdryer.
Breakfast is available every morning, and for dinner, regional and international cuisine can be enjoyed in the restaurant which features a terrace right on Bahnhofstrasse, the main shopping street of Zermatt. The Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Station and the Zermatt-Furi Ski Lift are 900 m away.
he Alpenblick provides a quiet location close to the cable car to the Matterhorn Ski Paradise and a 5-minute walk from the center of Zermatt. It features a sauna, a sanarium and modern fitness facilities.
Free Wi-Fi is available in the entire hotel. Most rooms have balconies and offer panoramic mountains views.
Just 100 m from Zermatt Train Station, Hotel Bahnhof offers free Wi-Fi access and views of the Valais Alps from all rooms. The free ski bus stops right outside.
The rooms feature wooden furniture and floors, and some have a balcony. Bathrooms are private or shared.
Guests of the Bahnhof Hotel can use a shared kitchen, a laundry room, and a ski storage room. Several restaurants are within a 5-minute walk.
Hotel Jägerhof enjoys a quiet location close to the center of Zermatt, a 5-minute walk from the Klein Matterhorn cable car. It has a gym and free Wi-Fi.
The rustically furnished rooms and apartments have cable TV and a work desk. All apartments and some rooms also have a balcony. The Matterhorn can be seen from some of the rooms.
The Alpine-style restaurant serves Swiss and international cuisine, including many game specialties. The Jägerhof’s bar is decorated with hunting trophies and features an open fireplace.
A free pick up from the Zermatt train station with a private electric car is available between 8 am and 9 pm.
This chalet-style hotel enjoys a quiet, yet central location a 5 to 7-minute walk from the Klein Matterhorn Cable Car. It offers free Wi-Fi and free gym access.
Hotel Adonis offers a shuttle service that runs from 8:00 to 18:00 and is at additional cost, to the train station of Zermatt, which is a 15-minute walk away. The centre is 7 minutes’ walk away.
The rooms are equipped with rustic wooden furniture, a work desk, cable TV, a safe, and a balcony.
Guests can make use of the sauna and sun beds at an additional cost and of a complimentary infra-red cabin. Ski equipment can be rented in a partner store a 5-minute walk away; hotel’s guests can receive a discount voucher at the reception.
The Annex Antika next to the Antika hotel can be found in the center of Zermatt and offers you great rates, a rich and complimentary breakfast buffet and free access to the spa area.
Choose from nicely furnished rooms with a view on the first floor and budget rooms in the basement area of the Annex Antika hotel.
After a great day out in the fresh mountain air, the whirlpool, the sauna and the steam bath invite you to unwind.
A 10-minute walk from the train station and a 5-minute walk from the bus stop to the ski areas in Zermatt, this centrally located hotel offers free Wi-Fi, heated ski or bicycle storage and rooms with cable TV and safes.
All rooms at Hotel Rhodania offer tiled bathrooms with bathtub or shower and hairdryers.
In winter, the Rhodania Hotel houses the North Wall bar and pizzeria. Guests can then unwind on the sun terrace.
The ski areas of Rothorn Paradise, Gornergrat and Schwarzsee Paradise as well as the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise offer numerous opportunities to enjoy winter sports.
For stays over 3 days, guests of the Rhodania will be picked up from the train station for free. This service is available from 08:00 to 20:00.