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Riffelalp Resort 2222 m

#15 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
Certificate of Excellence
, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Zermatt is, of course, one of the most famous destinations given its location in the shadow of the iconic Matterhorn. I have stayed in a number of hotels in the town and this time thought we would escape up the mountains to the Riffelalp. The resort enjoys a fantastic location. We arrived at dusk and the opening of the electric... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was invited to a wedding and stayed one night at the resort. We stayed in room 108, which was extremely beautiful, we had access to the patio, a view of the Matterhorn, the bathroom was big with a walk in shower and an old fashion bath. I loved the decor. Everything was perfect except they have a touch screen control... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We stayed in late June for three nights. The Matterhorn Suite may have no better view of any room in the Alps! From the moment you are met in Zermatt by the hotel Porter until you leave, everything is taken care of. Front desk staff( especially Roland) are always helpful and accommodating. Dinner at both restaurants was very good. We... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My wife and I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Riffelalp Resort and the descriptor that comes to mind is EXCEPTIONAL. Exceptional views....of the Matterhorn and Zermatt in the valley below. Exceptional facility....well constructed, well maintained. Exceptional food....especially the abundant breakfast offerings. Exceptional staff....attentive and helpful. And finally, exceptionally easy access to hikes in the Alps that can... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is a long overdue review - we stayed here in the summer of 2014, and had the most amazing time. The setting and location of the hotel has to be experienced to do it any justice. Our room had a spectacular view of the Matterhorn, and it does really look the best from this hotel (this was our third... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

What an incredible hotel! Stayed here for a week in March with my husband. Being a sensitive traveller, I requested a quiet room. Not knowing much about the hotel, we arrived with uncertainty to such a warm welcome. Everything from check in, to our room, to the decor, to the exceptional staff. Everything during our stay was absolutely perfect!! Quite... More 

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Knivsta, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Just visited whilst staying at the Mont Cervin, we had lunch at Riffelalp, saw some rooms and the SPA. In my opinion this is the eprfect ski lodge if skiing is of the highest imprtance, right among the slopes, you can easily go down to Zermatt and then back with the last train at 22:00. Fantastic place and you do... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This hotel is a myth in sky resort accommodation. What can I say more than that it is perfect? Just a few notes to those who to go there for the first time: - The hotel is on the sky slopes, great during the day and if you are looking for a calm holiday, but if you want to join... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This hotel is fabulous for a week of skiing. You are directly on the slopes in the middle of the ski area. Wellness and outside pool with view on Matterhorn is unique. The 3 restaurants are superb, but without formalities. We have been coming since 8 years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

i visited Riffelalp 4 times in the last 5 years for my skiing vacation. I always complement the stay with another 5 star hotel in other ski resort. The conclusion, as I already wrote in my previous Trip Advisor reports, is that there is no better place in Western Europe for a ski lover who does not need social figuration... More 

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