Zermatt, home to almost 6000 residents, is found in the far south of Switzerland on the Italian border. Until the mid-1800s, the area was primarily focused only on agriculture. In 1865 though, a group of men led by Edward Whymper, climbed the Matterhorn and this opened the tourism floodgates. People flocked to the area, and tourist facilities and hotels sprung up almost overnight. Zermatt is surrounded by spectacular mountains, including some of the highest in Switzerland, and beautiful valleys complete the postcard perfection of the area.
Almost one-third of the highest mountains in the Alps border this world famous health and sport resort. The Matterhorn is the most photographed mountain in the world, and can be viewed from some of the best hotels in Zermatt. Skiing and snowboarding, winter hiking, ice climbing, and cross-country skiing can be enjoyed here. There are also hotels in Zermatt which offer full spa treatments for guests who want to relax. The town is car-free, with the exception of delivery vehicles and battery powered electric taxis. This complete absence of cars makes this town one of the most peaceful and tranquil places you can visit. Summer activities include cycling, mountain biking, and hiking. You can hire bikes of all types form shops in Zermatt, and then head out into the countryside and really enjoy the freedom you get from being away from the city and the stresses of your daily life. If you want to try out a few hiking trails, you might want to investigate the Haute Route which leads all the way to France. If you want to slow things down a little, then stop in at the Matterhorn Museum. At the end of the day, you can put your feet up in a traditional Swiss restaurant and enjoy a fondue or raclette.
Hotels in Zermatt are known for being outstanding, authentic, and have that personal touch. There are numerous possibilities for meetings, seminars, and conferences, and a programme can be arranged to fit your needs. There are several international airports a few hours away, in Geneva, Basel and Milan, and Zermatt has its own heliport. You can take a train from one of the nearby airports to Visp, and change to the local train to Zermatt. You can also take the "Glacier Express", a train ride which promises to be spectacular. The city is car-free, but an electro-taxi can ensure a comfortable ride to your hotel in Zermatt. Many of the more upscale hotels rely on horse drawn carriages with lend a real old world feel to your adventures in Switzerland. The town itself is very small, with only 3 main streets. This means that you will not miss your car at all, and you will enjoy walking like everyone else does when they are here.
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The Europe Hotel & SPA in Zermatt is a traditional, family-run hotel extensively modernised in 2010. It provides some traditionally furnished rooms in the main building with great views of Matterhorn Mountain as well as several modern alpine-style rooms in the new building. The restaurant serves breakfast and delicious 5-course menus. Moreover, the Europe Hotel & SPA offers a beautiful spa.
Studio (20m2) with double bed (160cmx200cm), shower / WC, free wirless / Internet, parquet floors, TV, kitchen with dishwasher, oven / microwave, Nespresso machine Hairdryer.
The Hotel Ambiance in Zermatt warmly welcomes its guests to a friendly atmosphere. Guests will appreciate the spacious, comfortably furnished rooms which also feature free Wi-Fi. In the restaurant, guests may indulge themselves to delicious culinary highlights. Moreover, guests may relax in the spa and fitness area of the Hotel Ambiance.
Offering outstanding hospitality, the Hotel Bellerive warmly welcomes its guests to Zermatt. Each of the guest rooms is designed to offer comfort and quality. Some rooms even impress with a stunning view of the Matterhorn. Every morning, the attentive staff of the Hotel Bellerive serves a rich breakfast buffet. The wellness area with sauna, Jacuzzi and steam bath invites to spend relaxing moments.
The family-run bed-and-breakfast hotel Astoria in Zermatt welcomes its guests into a homey atmosphere. Its spacious rooms are elegantly furnished and provide all desirable comfort including free Wi-Fi. In the morning, the friendly staff of the hotel Astoria serves a delicious breakfast buffet. The bar with fireside invites to conclude the evening in a relaxed atmosphere.
The Hotel Bristol in Zermatt warmly welcomes its guests to a friendly atmosphere. It offers comfortable and cosy furnished rooms equipped with many modern amenities. The daily breakfast of the Hotel Bristol ensures guests are well prepared for an eventful day. Moreover, the hotel provides a wellness area that features a sauna, a whirlpool and a steam bath.
The hotel Daniela in Zermatt welcomes its guests into a friendly atmosphere. It provides cosy rooms featuring free Wi-Fi that invite to spend relaxing moments. A rich breakfast buffet guarantees a pleasant start into the day.
The hotel Chesa Valese is a house with cosiness, build up in typical valaisan style. Comfortable rooms, a living-room with fire-place and bar. Wellness with sauna, steambath and jacuzzi. Quiet, central located, in the are calles "Steinmatte", a 3 minutes walk from the church (village center), 5 walking minutes from all mountain-railway and cable-cars stations.
The 3-star superior holiday hotel LA COURONNE is personally run by the Julen family and has 41 rooms. All rooms are equipped with bath tub or shower, toilet, hair dryer, safe, cable TV and direct dial telephone. We offer free internet access/WLan. A four course dinner menu is served in our restaurant „Old Zermatt each evening. Depending on your hunger, you can choose between two, three or four courses. On a cold winter day you may relax in our sauna. In summer you can enjoy our new Matterhorn Lounge on the terrace with a breathtaking view of the mountains. Our sports shop is situated in the same building. Whatever kind of sports clothes or equipment you are looking for, you will find it in our Slalom Sport. Our hotel guests benefit from a special discount.
With stunning view of the Matterhorn, the Hotel Garni Antika welcomes its guests to a rustic atmosphere. Sink into a restful, rejuvenating slumber in the cosy furnished rooms. Every morning the sumptuous breakfast buffet offers an appealing variety of delicious dainties. HRS guests benefit from free Wi-Fi access in their rooms.
Experience Swiss hospitality in wonderful alpine surroundings at the modern Aristella Swissflair Hotel in Zermatt. The spacious and comfortable rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi are themed according to the Swiss cantons and offer beautiful views. The cosy lounge and the wellness area of the Aristella Swissflair Hotel help you unwind after an eventful day.
You'll be captivated by the family's wonderful unique wood carvings, which set an unforgettable tone throughout the entire hotel. The lavish renovation work of the last two years means that we are delighted to offer you a very special setting. All rooms have recently been renovated and include bath, WC, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, radio, TV, safe and minibar. The south-facing balconies give an unrestricted view of the Matterhorn and those facing north a view of the village.
Hotel Firefly`s luxury suites are between30 and 154 qm2, offering ample space for 2 to 8 people. The care and attention to detail with which they are put together is clear from the 15 individual suites, all of which have a balcony and many an open fireplace. A must are exclusive kitchens and granit baths, not to mention flat screen TV, Playstation, iPod docking station and complimentary wireless connection. A high quality gym and spa area with indoor pool and relaxation conservatory is also available for your enjoyment. In summer there are moutain bikes and a climbing wall and in winter we have an inhouse ski school.
Housed in a building from 1879, the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof welcomes you with splendid luxury. Each of the rooms is decorated in an elegant country house style and features all desirable amenities. Go on a culinary world trip in the tastefully designed restaurant and treat your body with a relaxing massage in the wellness area.