Grandhotel Zermatterhof is one of the best hotels in Zermatt
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Best Hotels in Zermatt

January 11, 2022 Last Updated on January 18, 2022

Is the beautiful mountain resort of Zermatt included in your Swiss itinerary? Visitors flock to this car-free town to take in the views of the majestic Matterhorn and to soak up the atmosphere of a traditional alpine resort.

If you are looking for a hotel in Zermatt, you’ve come to the right place! There are plenty of hotels in Zermatt to choose from and in this guide you’ll find our top picks which include a range of 5 star hotels in Zermatt, 4-star and 3-star properties as well as boutique hotels in Zermatt.

Read on to discover more about these properties.  Our guide is designed to help you choose the best hotel in Zermatt, Switzerland for your stay.

Prefer to stay in a chalet or apartment? You can read about ten of Zermatt’s best in this guide.

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Summary of hotels in Zermatt covered in this guide

Hotel NameStar rating
Grandhotel Zermatterhof5-starBook Now
The Omnia5-starBook Now
Le Mirabeau Hotel and Spa4-starBook Now
Hotel Ambassador4-starBook Now
Beausite Zermatt4-starBook Now
Wellness Hotel Alpenhof4-starBook Now
Hotel Christiana Zermatt4-starBook Now
Hotel Schonegg4-starBook Now
Hotel Daniela4-starBook Now
Tradition Julen Hotel4-starBook Now
Hotel Butterfly3-starBook Now
Hotel Bristol3-starBook Now

Top Hotels in Zermatt

Grandhotel Zermatterhof – 5*

There are just three 5 star hotels in Zermatt, and the Grandhotel Zermatterhof is one of them. This is one of the finest luxury hotels in Zermatt, and has been open for business since 1879. 

It has a spa, three restaurants and two bars, and provides guests with a complimentary shuttle service from the train station via a blue horse-drawn carriage or electric car. One of the eateries at the hotel holds a Michelin star. 

Train station shuttle: by electric taxi or horse-drawn carriage

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 550 metres away

Rooms:

Accommodation at this Grand hotel in Zermatt comprises a selection of room sizes ranging from classic doubles to spacious suites. 

Many offer Matterhorn views, and all rooms will contain a complimentary supply of fresh fruit, wine and soft drinks. Nespresso machines are also provided. 

Amenities:

As one of the best hotels in Zermatt, the amenities here are unparalleled. The spa has a pool, sauna and treatment rooms, and there is a choice of restaurants in which to enjoy afternoon tea, Swiss fondue, international cuisine or even Michelin-starred cooking at Alpine Gourmet Prato Borni. 

A large garden makes this a delightful place to be during summer, while indoors guests can enjoy live piano music at Stars Bar. 

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The Omnia – 5*

The Omnia, Zermatt is another of the three 5 star hotels in Zermatt. It enjoys a dramatic location atop a rock overlooking the town, offering guests superlative views from the elevation of almost 150 feet.

The entrance alone is memorable enough, as you have to pass through a rocky tunnel to access the elevator that will then transport you to the lobby. At the Omnia there is also a restaurant with terrace, lounge bar with fireplace and a spa offering a selection of luxurious treatments.

Train station shuttle: by electric taxi from station, car park or helipad. A taxi or helicopter from the airport is also available by prior arrangement.

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 600 metres away

Rooms:

Rooms here are some of the best in town, even among other Zermatt hotels with a 5 star rating. They range from generously sized Queens to the impressive Tower or Matterhorn suites, and many are large enough to accommodate a family of four, five or six.

Outdoor space is provided via private balconies. All accommodation is sleek, modern and stylish in design, from the wood floored bedrooms to the large, deluxe en-suite bathrooms. 

Amenities:

There is a restaurant serving international dishes at the Omnia and after dinner guests can relax by the fire with an expertly mixed drink. Zermatt’s ski area is just 15 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

Visitors can unwind after a hectic day on the slopes or trails at the hotel’s sumptuous spa, which offers a superb menu of wellbeing and pampering treatments delivered by experienced professionals.  

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Looking for more 5-star hotels in Zermatt or nearby? Hotel Riffelalp Resort is located at Gornergrat with views of the Matterhorn from the infinity pool! Find out more about it here.

Le Mirabeau Hotel and Spa – 4*

Our first pick from the 4 star hotels in Zermatt is Le Mirabeau, a hotel and spa located only 200 metres from both the main train station and the Gornergrat train station. 

The spa has a steam bath, pool and sauna, and there is also a cafe, restaurant and bar on site. Some accommodation comes with a Matterhorn-facing balcony.

Train station shuttle: by electric taxi

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 400 metres away

Rooms:

Guests who opt for rooms with private balconies can soak up those magnificent Matterhorn views whenever the whim takes them, while inside you’ll find elegantly decorated accommodation using a neutral palette enhanced by rich, jewel-like tones. 

A large range of room categories is available, from cosy single alpine rooms on the uppermost floor to spacious apartments with several bedrooms. 

Amenities:

The spa is one of the highlights of the hotel, and features hot stone herbal and mountain flower baths as well as a range of treatments and a sauna.

Marie’s Deli offers meals all day as well as a takeaway service. Veranda restaurant is more formal, and the place to choose from the a la carte selection or enjoy a five course gourmet dinner. 

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Hotel Ambassador – 4*

Resembling a contemporary take on the traditional Alpine chalet, the Ambassador hotel in Zermatt is just 100 metres from the train station in this car-free resort town. 

It has a sauna, whirlpool bath and swimming pool plus a bar and restaurant serving Swiss and Spanish food and wine. Rooms and suites sleep up to six guests.

Train station shuttle: supplied by hotel

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 400 metres away

Rooms:

Accommodation at the Ambassador Hotel in Zermatt consists of smart twin and double rooms or elegant suites sleeping families of four to six. 

All rooms come with private balconies with views over the surrounding Alpine peaks, including the famous Matterhorn. 

Amenities:

Among hotels in Zermatt with 4 stars, a feature making the Ambassador stand out is the ski rental store on site. There is also a dedicated internet area by the lobby. 

An indoor pool, sauna and spa bath add to guests’ comfort and enjoyment, while the Tapas & Wine restaurant specialises in serving up both Spanish and Swiss dishes. There is also a lounge bar to relax in with a drink.

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Beausite Zermatt – 4*

There is a superb range of impressive amenities to impress guests at the boutique style Hotel Beausite in Zermatt. 

At breakfast each morning you can be entertained by the chefs working at the live cooking station, and there is also a well-equipped spa, piano bar and restaurant on site. 

Train station shuttle: supplied by hotel

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 250 metres away

Rooms:

The hotel Beausite in Zermatt has a great range of accommodation to suit parties of all sizes, from singles to family rooms and suites sleeping up to eight guests.

Some rooms offer Matterhorn views, and all come equipped with free WiFi, TV and minibar. The 67 rooms are all decorated in a luxurious style with designer touches and every creature comfort. 

Amenities:

With an impressive range of facilities, the Beausite is certainly a contender as best hotel in Zermatt with a four star rating. There is a range of bars and restaurants, including a grill, fondue chalet and piano bar.

The cavern-like spa is also a highlight. There is an indoor pool plus an outdoor infinity pool. Whirlpools, a hammam, an infrared cabin and a selection of saunas, including one with a Matterhorn view, complete the wellbeing line-up.

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Wellness Hotel Alpenhof – 4*

Marketed as a property with a firm focus on wellbeing, the Wellness Hotel or Hotel Alpenhof in Zermatt, boasts a pool, spa, piano bar, restaurants, and a cigar lounge among its amenities.

This four star property is located across the road from the Sunnegga-Rothorn cable car, and it takes just a few minutes on foot to reach the resort centre. The style throughout is alpine with a thoroughly modern twist. 

Train station shuttle: supplied by hotel

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 150 metres away

Rooms:

Accommodation at the Alpenhof Hotel in Zermatt ranges from design singles and deluxe doubles to suites and penthouse suites. Some offer views of the Matterhorn, and most have attached balconies. 

Rooms are spread over five floors and come with complimentary WiFi, cable TV, minibar, safe, seating area, and en suite bathroom. Lots of natural wood and neutral tones create a relaxed ambience. 

Amenities:

The light-filled spa area offers a range of facilities including hot tub, generously sized indoor pool, beauty salon, sauna, tropical shower, steam baths and relaxation rooms.

Casual drinking and dining takes place in the stylish hotel lobby, while main meals comprising multiple courses can be savoured at the restaurant. The piano bar provides a comfortable spot for a cocktail, while the smoking lounge offers a great selection of spirits as well as a choice of fine cigars. 

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Hotel Christiana Zermatt – 4*

Family-owned since its opening, the Christiana offers some great facilities including a tennis court, 25 metre pool, ice cave, mini golf, gym and spa.

Matterhorn views are a feature of many of the property’s rooms, while the hotel restaurant and bar serves food and drinks all day long, from breakfast to a four course evening meal. 

Train station shuttle: supplied by hotel between 8am and 8pm

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 100 metres away

Rooms:

The Hotel Christiania in Zermatt offers several room types, which can sleep between one and three guests in each. Some afford guests breathtaking Matterhorn panoramas, and there is free WiFi throughout the entire property. 

Even the smallest rooms are well proportioned, and all are decorated in a subtly Swiss theme, using a contemporary palette of cool greys and warm woods. 

Amenities:

The Christiania Hotel in Zermatt is home to the largest spa in the resort, and as such it may well be the best hotel in Zermatt, Switzerland for anyone seeking a spa break. Its amenities include a large pool, sauna, jacuzzi, steam bath, ice cave, quiet room, hairdresser and beauty salon and a fitness area. 

With Matterhorn views, the on-site restaurant and bar serves up international dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients, and has an outdoor terrace for summer dining.

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Hotel Schonegg – 4*

Part of the Relais & Chateaux group, this family-run property is one of the finest Zermatt luxury hotels with a four star rating. Its hilltop location gives visitors sweeping views over the village and Matterhorn. A mountain elevator takes guests to the centre of the resort.

Hotel Schonegg has a wellness centre and spa, a good range of rooms and suites and also offers fine dining and homemade produce, served in the restaurant and for breakfast each morning. 

Train station shuttle: supplied by hotel

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 100 metres away

Rooms:

The comfortable rooms at Hotel Schonegg can accommodate between two and five guests in each, and the best include the ‘Charme’ doubles with Matterhorn views. Many rooms have a private balcony. 

All accommodation comes with shower room, cable TV and minibar. In addition, the suites each have a spacious seating area. 

Amenities:

Aa one of the best hotels in Zermatt, Switzerland, the Schonegg has a restaurant serving gastronomic experiences in the form of fine five course meals. It also has a sunny terrace for al fresco dining.

The property also offers free WiFi throughout, a 24 hour front desk and a spa and wellness area including steam bath, whirlpools, a sauna and a relaxation zone. Massage treatments can also be booked on site. 

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Hotel Daniela – 4*

Hotel Daniela in Zermatt is another fine example of a four star property in the Matterhorn village. This peaceful, family-run property has been recently renovated, and the alpine style provides guests with a real sense of place.

A highlight of the Daniela Hotel in Zermatt is the smart spa, which is equipped with an Edelweiss sauna and alpine mist steam bath. There is no restaurant, but visitors can use those at the other Julen-owned properties nearby. 

Train station shuttle: supplied by hotel

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 450 metres away

Rooms:

All rooms at the Daniela were fully refurbished in 2017, and each features cable TV, radio, minibar and safe as well as an en suite bathroom complete with robes and deluxe toiletries.

Accommodation ranges from cosy singles to budget, standard and superior doubles, to family rooms sleeping up to four. 

Amenities:

Despite there being no evening dining on site, breakfast is served daily at the hotel. In high season, all guests are offered the opportunity of visiting a local herd of black nosed sheep which is sure to charm younger visitors.

Though this property has no spa, guests may use those at both the sister hotels nearby, namely the Alpenhof SPA at Hotel Alpenhof or the Julen SPA at Romantik Hotel Julen. 

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Tradition Julen Hotel – 4*

Of all boutique hotels in Zermatt, this hotel – also referred to as the Romantik Julen Hotel – boasts one of the best spas, which is spread over three floors. 

The village centre is just over half a kilometre away, and all rooms at the Tradition Julen have the benefit of their own private balcony.

Train station shuttle: supplied by hotel

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 550 metres away

Rooms:

Among four star Zermatt hotels, luxury accommodation can be expected, and the chalet-style accommodation at the Romantik Julen is no exception. Rooms also feature local character in the form of wood panelling and Swiss wool mattresses and linens.

There are Matterhorn doubles and suites as well as a range of single, double and family rooms. These sleep up to seven and come with WiFi, flatscreen cable TV, bathrobes and hairdryer. 

Amenities:

The Tradition Julen Hotel has a spacious spa and fitness centre, which includes steam baths, an indoor pool, solarium and sauna. A good selection of pampering and beauty treatments can be booked here.

There is both a traditional Swiss tavern with an open fire and a stylish restaurant at the hotel, offering between them both casual and more refined dining. Local wines, international dishes and Swiss specialities are all available. 

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Hotel Butterfly – 3*

Belonging to the BW Signature Collection, the Hotel Butterfly in Zermatt is a pleasing three star property with a guest lounge, terrace and garden. The hotel offers a range of en suite rooms.

The property also has a restaurant for evening dining, a spa with sauna, steam bath and infra-red cabin and is close to all the facilities of central Zermatt. 

Train station shuttle: supplied by hotel

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 500 metres away

Rooms:

With rooms ranging from budget twins to Queen doubles and suites, there is accommodation to suit every guest at the Butterfly Hotel in Zermatt. 

Accommodation is modern, clean and comfortable. All 65 rooms are en suite and come with a flat screen satellite TV, tea and coffee making supplies and an in-room safe. 

Amenities:

This Best Western in Zermatt offers free WiFi throughout and has good outdoor spaces comprising a garden with terrace. Inside there is a guest lounge, as well as the restaurant and bar. 

Massages can be booked at the spa, which also has an infra-red cabin, Finnish sauna and steam bath. 

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Hotel Bristol Zermatt – 3*

Enjoying a peaceful location close to central Zermatt, Hotel Bristol offers a restaurant, bar and spa area as well as a playroom and internet zone. 

Many rooms at this three star property in Zermatt offer Matterhorn views and accommodation can be booked on a half board basis if required. 

Train station shuttle: supplied by hotel between 8am and 5pm

Closest ski lift: Zermatt-Sunnegga – 550 metres away

Rooms:

Hotel Bristol in Zermatt offers a range of simple, clean accommodation comprising single, double, triple and quad rooms. There are also suites and apartments available.

Like the rest of the hotel, rooms are sleek and modern and even the smallest may come with a balcony. They are equipped with a safe, radio, satellite TVand even a small fridge for guests’ convenience. 

Amenities:

Hotel Bristol provides complimentary WiFi throughout the property and also offers a free shuttle service to and from the train station during the day. The hotel also boasts a spa, kids’ playroom and internet area as well as a bar and restaurant where five course dinners are served each evening. 

Lift and cable car passes and ski equipment can also be obtained on site, and the hotel has an outdoor terrace. The ski bus stops right outside the property too.

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Zermatt Hotels Map

Map showing location of hotels mentioned in this guide. Click here to enlarge the map and zoom in.

Zermatt Visitor Tax

All overnight visitors in Zermatt are required to pay a visitor tax of CHF 3 per adult per child. Reductions apply for children. 

Payment of the Visitor Tax is made directly to the hotel and is generally not included in the nightly tariff.


Getting to Zermatt

If you are travelling to Zermatt from Zurich, this guide covers all the available transport options.


Final Thoughts

This guide covers just a few of the many hotels in Zermatt but we think they are some of the best.  If you’d like to browse more of the hotels Zermatt has to offer, click here.

We hope by reading this guide we have helped you to find the best hotel in Zermatt for your stay.

Enjoy your visit!

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