Zermatt may be a tiny hamlet, but it has more hotels than many big cities and numerous apartments, more than 2000, that are available for holiday rentals. And still, there are times, that there isn’t enough! This is why the experienced traveler will tell you to book your Zermatt Accommodation early. Even if you get there and find that there are plenty of openings around Zermatt, to have yours booked and secured is better to arrive and have nothing.
But if you are a traveling person that likes to gamble, you’ll find many options for a hotel or several other types of accommodations here. There are places to camp all around the exterior of Zermatt and throughout Europe. Backpacking Europe isn’t just for the books and movies, people really do backpack Europe. But the number of time shares and vacation apartments are plentiful and with proper planning, or no planning at all, you’ll find a place that will fit your needs perfectly.
If Budget Is The Main Criteria
Traveling Switzerland can be expensive for sure, but you can also travel Switzerland on a budget too. There is a hotel and other accommodations for any size of budget and any number of people in a party. From the lone traveler that seeks a quiet refuge for a long period of time to the business group that will be here for a few days, or the family that comes for a month, there is the perfect setup somewhere it this quaint village.
The Slim, Thin Budget Choices
Hotel Bahnhof: This is a dormitory accommodation style that is great for singles that are here to enjoy every aspect of the Swiss lifestyle, days and night. This quaint chalet is located east of Bahnhofplatz with a view of the massive Matterhorn. Dating back to 1902, you’ll be just a few minutes from the train by foot and seven minutes from the cable car stop. The rooms are private and decorated in pine wood. There is an attic dorm and free Wi-Fi, balconies and bathrooms are in each room. There are communal areas with a kitchen, living room, and a terrace that has a mountain-view. For the skiing visitor, there is storage for your gear.
Matterhorn Hostel: This dorm-like Zermatt Accommodation is just five minutes by foot from ski lifts and seven minutes from Zermatlantis, the Matterhorn museum. This timber-frame building offers dorm style and private rooms that have shared bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and bunk beds in some of the rooms. There is communal living room, guest computer area and a lively bar with a restaurant. This is the place for a group of singles looking to relax while having fun.
For the Midrange Budget
If you are looking for an accommodation that is mid-range budget size, the Daniela, Perren and Parnass are perfect, each offering their own special unique touch. Or the Hotel Allalin is a beautiful hotel located in the center of all the Zermatt action. The woodwork is incredibly beautiful and the staff is friendly and helpful in this Zermatt Accommodation that has some of the best Matterhorn views.
Then there is the Walliserhof, which belongs to the Swiss Quality Hotels International. This is a 4-star hotel located in a Valaisan chalet style right on the main street and just 300m from the train station. Or perhaps the Alpenroyal would be more to your liking, which also belongs to the Swiss Quality Hotels International and is also a 3-star hotel that is close to the center of the city and the train station.
The Schönegg is a 4-star hotel that is a short distance from the center of Zermatt and the train station. With 48 rooms that have a total of 95 beds, each is furnished in a warm and cozy manner and offer cable television, telephones, and free Wi-Fi. There are bathrobes, hair dryers and mini bars in the 2 full suites, 3 junior suites or the 42 double rooms. The Zermatt Holidays is one of the oldest establishments in Zermatt and one of the finest accommodations in the area that is available by the night or for a week.
When The Budget Is Open
The Mont Cervin is part of a hotel chain and will provide you a royal-like lifestyle. The setting is an alpine-style building with the Swiss Alps all around. A five-star luxury hotel that is only a four-minute walk from the Gornergrat and a five-minute walk from the train station. The great Matterhorn is just 13 km away or you may choose to stay in your cozy and warm room. There you’ll have a flat screen television in modern décor and free Wi-Fi. The family suites have separate living areas and personal fireplaces. There is a free buffet breakfast each morning or dine at one of the four restaurants instead. After a day of sight-seeing or on the slopes, enjoy the fitness center and spa.
The Omnia is a modern Swiss Alp lodge that has a chic feel but not too pretentious. There is an indoor/outdoor swimming pool and an outdoor hot tub that has one of the best views of the Matterhorn. Each room is furnished with a Tempur-Pedic mattresses. This stately hotel is only nine minutes from the Matterhorn Ski Paradise by foot and 10 minutes from the Gornergrat alpine railway and each room offers a balcony view with modern luxury of flat-screen televisions and minibars. The suites have fireplaces and whirlpool tubs as well as telescopes where you can look at the Swiss Alps in style. And if you’re looking to stay indoors during your trip here, 24-hour room service is available.
A Zermatt Accommodation For Any Size Budget or Group
You’ll find a the hotel that is right for your budget and group size, no matter how big or small. There are amenities offered at each one, each of its own caliber and uniqueness. The view of the Matterhorn may be different at each one, but it will be one you won’t soon forget and most likely, you’ll want to come back soon.