Most people come to Zermatt for the skiing and everyone comes for the beauty of this area. But what they can all count on is the amount of quality Zermatt hotels that are here. From 5-star to 3-star, there are many for every budget and each offering its own ambiance and amenities.  There are Zermatt hotels that are great accommodations for a family and there are others that are great for the honeymoon couple. Of if you’re here on business, there are several quality hotels that offer all the services you’ll need to conduct business.

Schutzenbach Backpackers & Camping

This is one of the most unique of all Zermatt hotels. This is for the person that comes to Switzerland for backpacking and camping. Even for those people that come here to be one with nature and experience all that is offered by nature, the Schutzenbach offers a night of refuge and rest.

This won’t be considered a 5-star luxury hotel with all of the luxury amenities, but it is does have many things that a nature lover will appreciate. Like the 72 waterfalls and both smoking and non-smoking areas. There are vending machines and cable television as well as storage for your ski equipment. If the whole family is on a backpack and camping excursion, there are things to do for all ages like cycling, hiking, mini golf and tennis courts.


This is one of the Zermatt hotels hat is for the young adult. It is all about the party and more partying. The rooms are set up for multiple people in a unique dorm-like setting with bunk bed and hammock sleeping styles.

They offer activities all year long like glacier landing and night sledding in the winter. Or if you’re visiting Zermatt during the summer, they offer canyoning, glacier trek, and ice climbing. All year long you can dine at Balmer’s Restaurant for a hearty breakfast to get you day going and at night, they service traditional Swiss foods and local fare, served by a burning fireplace.

Hotel Nidwaldnerhof

This is one of the Zermatt hotels that is situated directly on the lake, giving guests a peaceful feel and view. One of Switzerland’s most beautiful areas with a staff that is sure to spoil you. Have your meals in the elegant lakeside restaurant and an after dinner drink in the cozy lounge, either way, will give you rest after a day on the slopes.

It would be hard to find this same magnificent view at any of the other Zermatt hotels as you will find here of Lake Lucerne. You’ll have a central view of the Swiss Alps as well and you’ll find that even though you’re secluded here, you are also close to anything you want to do in Zermatt.