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Hotel Riffelhaus

3.0 of 5 Riffelberg 2600m, Zermatt CH-3920, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Riffelberg)
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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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Oxford, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights and cannot stop raving about this hotel and the location. We aren't into apres ski and shopping, so we thought we'd try staying on the mountain. This was the best decision we could have made. Reviews about the food at Riffelhaus honestly do not do it justice. The food we were... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we were curious to see the brand "new" Hotel, after they made a full renovation during summer time. Everything just looks great,the rooms are very nice, the bathroom beautiful, the Diningroom has not changed a lot but they kept the athmophere. The Lounge in the old Restaurant is a nice place to have Drinks before and after dinner. The new... More 

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Shanghai, China
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We enjoyed the new year week 2015 in Zermatt and made a lucky draw. The Riffelhaus Hotel has been newly decorated from September till middle of December 2014, therefore we had a brand new comfortable bed and everything still smelled after color and fresh wood. We like the modern cozy style very much and specifically the new wellness area is... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
99 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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78 reviews 78 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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60 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Top Contributor
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
2 reviews
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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Address: Riffelberg 2600m, Zermatt CH-3920, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Riffelberg)
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Zermatt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riffelhaus 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Riffelberg Hotel Zermatt
Hotel Style:
#21 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Zermatt
#30 Spa Hotel in Zermatt

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