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Hotel Riffelhaus 1853
Garage Riffel, 3920 Zermatt - VS
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City center 3 km Train station 0.43 km Airport 87.54 km
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Your HRS Offer

HRS price assurance

If you find a better offer, we will refund you the difference.
Free for HRS guests:
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • WLAN in room


Important information

Style of hotel and ambience

This hotel resides in an historic building from the year 1855 and offers modern comfort. The spacious rooms and suites are characterised by a cosy alpine style with lots of wood. Some of the accommodations come with a balcony and a panoramic view of the mountains. Unwind in the sauna, steam bath, and outdoor Jacuzzi with a view of the Matterhorn. Savour down-to-earth Swiss specialities in the restaurant or on the sun terrace, and enjoy aperitifs in the bar, which is decorated with wall paintings.

Service & facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Restaurant(s) 1
  • Open-air restaurant/beer garden, etc.
  • Garden/park
  • Garden terrace
  • Sauna Fee 0 CHF
  • Whirlpool Hourly rate 0 CHF
  • Smoke detectors
  • Automatic emergency wake-up alarm
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby Hourly rate 0 CHF Fee per day 0 CHF
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Breakfast
  • Smoke detectors in all rooms
  • Hallways equipped with fire exstinguishers
  • Hotel complies with country/state/local fire laws
  • Guest rooms accessed by interior entrances
  • Building meets all current local, state and country building codes
  • Guest room doors self closing

Room facilities

  • Cable TV
  • TV remote control
  • Desk
  • Seating area
  • Fax connection
  • Room safe
  • Windows for opening
  • Make-up mirror
  • Full-length mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Bathrobes
  • TV with international news channel

In-house services

  • Large dogs permitted Fee per day 10 CHF
  • Pets permitted Fee per day 10 CHF
  • Vending machine for beverages
  • Laundry service
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • WLAN in room
  • Storeroom for skiing equipment

Hotel data

Hotel built in 1853, Last complete renovation 2014, Number of floors 3, Total number of rooms 25, Number of single rooms 1, Number of double rooms 25, of which have 2 separate beds 25, of which have a double bed 25, of which are suitable as three-bed rooms 6, of which are suitable as four-bed rooms 0, Rooms with connecting door 0, Number of suites (separate rooms) 0, Number of junior suites 4, Number of apartments 0, Number of rooms with air conditioning 0, Reception manned at weekends from 07:00 to 22:00, Reception manned from 07:00 to 22:00, Earliest check-in 15:00, Latest check-out 11:00, English-speaking staff available during the day, English-speaking staff available at night, Number of luxury rooms 0, Number of business rooms 0, Hotel, Country hotel, Sport/leisure hotel, Holiday hotel, family-run hotel, Family hotel, Cycling/biker hotel, Hiking hotel, Winter sports hotel, No-smoking hotel, Gay and lesbian-friendly hotel, No-smoking room 26, Hypoallergenic rooms 0, Family rooms available 4, Children's beds/cots 1, Extra-long (over 2m) beds in 0 rooms,

Reception open

Reception manned at weekends

Check-In : 15:00
Check-Out : 11:00

Free for HRS guests:

  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • WLAN in room

Accepted payment methods

The following credit cards are accepted by Hotel Riffelhaus 1853:

 Diners Club  Visa  Eurocard/MasterCard  American Express

Hotel Riffelhaus 1853

Location and distance

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City center

3 km


87.54 km
Malpensa International Airport (MXP)

Train station

0.43 km
Zermatt - Bahnhof


0 km

Location of the hotel

This hotel enjoys an idyllic location on the Riffelberg, at an altitude of 2,500 m south of Zermatt. It is a good starting point from which to go climbing, hiking, and mountain biking. From here, you also have direct access to the slope and can ski your way to an extensive skiing area.