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Hotel Riffelberg

3.0 of 5 Riffelberg 2600m, Zermatt CH-3920, Switzerland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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112 reviews 112 reviews
91 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Part of the fun is getting here - although the little mountain trains are very busy, so with baggage and dog it wasn't so easy! Just a great location - you are high up here, so the first few hours can be a bit breathless. But wow the views. The fresh fresh air. Marvellous. We had a small (but cosy)... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were hiking from inn to inn in the Alps. Riffelberg was one of our overnight stops. We hadn't understood that it is actually a huge ski lodge. We enjoyed our time even though we had wanted a mountain inn. The room was cozy with a view of the Matterhorn and the food was quite good.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
58 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The beauty of the Riffelberg is the historic house that makes your stay just so much more cozy than a random modern hotel. The other beauty is of course the ski in - ski out. Unfortunately if you don't have ski passes for arrival and leave day, you have to pay an extra return ticket with the train which isn't... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My wife and I have been to this restaurant many times over the last 25 years and had been happy with the service. On this last occasion I joined my wife at the outdoor terrace restaurant about 15 minutes after she arrived and I then had to wait about 15 minutes before I could raise any service. There were about... More

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NYC
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Stayed in this hotel for one night after a 8.5 hour hike. We were exhausted and simply wanted food, wine, and a comfortable bed. We got it all... in fact, the food exceeded my expectations (and was included in the price of the hotel), the wine was affordable and fantastic, excellent service, and very comfortable rooms. To top it off,... More

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Bruges, Belgium
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Unfortunately I did not book in this hotel (still preserved in the Swiss style). The restaurant has an authentic Swiss cuisine (exemplary service by Mike and his colleagues). The view on the terrace is great-everything you need for a perfect ski holiday. Two thumbs up!

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Boston, MA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Spent five nights in August at the Hotel Riffelberg above Zermatt; a wonderful base for many different hikes, comfortable hotel with very good kitchen -- took half pension and loved the dinners. Very friendly management: when I wanted to leave for one night at an Alpine hut, they let me keep my stuff in the room without charging me for... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

I followed Trip-Advisor guest recommendation and planned my 2 nights at Riffelberg. The description met my requirements, but I was apprehensive till I reached there. It was exactly what I wanted. Secluded, quiet, spendid view of Matterhorn. To top it, the staff were friendly, place was serene as it was off-season in Sept. And I was surprised to note that... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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73 reviews 73 reviews
17 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We were fortunate enough to have spent 3 days at the hotel. It was a period of relaxation for us after a week of hectic touring and nothing could have been better than lying in bed and watch the clouds play around the Matterhorn. The Matterhorn changed every minute - it was interesting to watch all this from the comfort... More

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Bermuda
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

A few days at Hotel Riffelberg will recharge your batteries and zest for life. Perched at 2,600 metres above sea level, and yet only a 15 min ride on a cog railway from the sleepy town of Zermatt down in the valley, you will be bowled over by the beauty of the mountains on all sides. The hotel, which featured... More

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Address: Riffelberg 2600m, Zermatt CH-3920, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Zermatt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riffelberg 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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