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Riffelalp Resort

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Ranked #49 of 116 hotels in Zermatt
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bolivia, North Carolina
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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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12 hotel reviews
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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
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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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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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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We just finished a one week stay at Riffelalp, and it was, by a wide margin, the best overall experience we've had at a ski hotel either in Europe or the US (including stays at top hotels in Courchevel, Val d'Isere, Corvara, Vail, Snowmass, and Whistler). Every element of our experience was nearly perfect, starting with the service. Riffelalp manages... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Excellent hotel offering in and out skiing; possibly not for beginner skiers, this the whole of Zermatt, and those staying at Riffelalp will need to be proficient to ski into Zermatt and connect to the extensive ski lift system although it is possible to take the train to Riffelberg if so required, albeit a more arduous and timely exercise. While... 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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