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Riffelalp Resort

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Ranked #45 of 116 hotels in Zermatt
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have reviewed this hotel before and described it as Paradise. This visit was very different as we transitioned from a personal experience to one that was a truly family occasion including grandchildren. While we knew that there were facilities for children including outside playground and inside play room, this was the first time we saw it from the child's... More

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Los Angeles, California
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Get out of the tourist traps of Tasch and Zermatt and go to Riffelalp. This hotel is right at the base of the imposing Matterhorn and offers amazing views and a great launching point for hiking and other outdoor activities. Although it takes some effort to get there, do it! The two on-site restaurants are excellent and truly authentic.

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Bolivia, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just spent 3 nights at the wonderful Riffelalp resort. Without asking, we were upgraded to a junior suite with a view of the Matterhorn from our large veranda and bedroom. The room was superior. The entire hotel was rustic elegance. It was great to have an indoor and outdoor spa pool after days of hiking and exploring. The buffet... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zermatt was our last stop of our hiking trip through Switzerland and I must say that getting off the train and strolling through the city was disappointing given how touristy it seemed, until we boarded the train to our Hotel Riffelalp! What a gem! We walked from the train to the resort and were greeted by the Matterhorn in all... More

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47 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place while hiking. We just took coffee at cafe to wait rain stopped. The coffee was very good. From the place, we walked down to Zermatt. It took 2 hours, enjoying landscape.

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Whyalla, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Riffelalp resort twice and it is just a magnificent place to stay. Zermatt is beautiful but up here you are away from the hustle and bustle of the town and the views are even better, hard to believe. Easily reached after (and paid for by the hotel) a beautiful 20 minutes rack railway ride on... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed at the Riffelalp for a week in early March with our adult son and 14 year old grandson. This was our second stay. Expensive but worth every penny. It is a magical spot. Being able to ski in and out was perfect for our grandson who learned his way around the mountains very quickly and hence was able... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This was our second stay at Riffelalp, unfortunately the service was nowhere near as good as the previous year. Not sure that it merits the 5* accolade, Some of the very basic elements were lacking and new and (very) inexperienced staff disappointed. The Al Bosco restaurant experience was a particular low point, appalling service and food not a patch on... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

We come here every year since 11 years for a week of skiing. Everything is first class at this hotel: the location, the rooms, the service, the cuisine, the wellness with outside pool, etc. It is five stars! It is up the mountain and you will. Ski-in and Ski-out directly at the hotel.

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74 reviews 74 reviews
61 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

This has been our third winter vacation at Riffelalp. You can read my previous reviews about the hotel. Nothing has changed because there is nothing to improve. The well trained staff, the sensation of owners taking care of things, the swiss perfection of every detail, the superb food in its 3 restaurants, the beautifull spa, the convenience of a private... More

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Address: Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Valais > Zermatt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Riffelalp Resort 5*
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