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Riffelalp Resort 2222 m

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014
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Zug, Switzerland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This hotel is a luxury hotel above Zermatt with amazing views of the Matterhorn. It is located at 2222m right at the tree line and is only reachable by a mountain train. There were some things I really liked about the hotel: * The amazing view from the room's balcony of the Matterhorn and the surrounding mountains - beautiful, relaxing... More

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28 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The view on the Matterhorm is just amazing. The infrastructure and interiors are of highest quality, and still cozy and warm. The spa is great and the pool with view on the Matterhorn fantastic. Very quiet. The staff is friendly and helpful. You feel that the luxury here is based on intrinsic quality. Switzerland at its best!

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We travel to riffelalp resort to celebrate our 37 years wedding anniversary and a surprise first time visit to Switzerland for my wife. We were amazed at the sheer luxuries and comfort . The pools and spa spoilt for choices -the bedroom suite every possible luxuries included to make a holiday a memorial stay The breakfast was included in our... More

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We honeymooned here 20 years ago and the place is so dramatically different today. It hasn't lost it's charm but is 100 times larger, fancier, and has a full service spa. The service and food were great! We love this hotel for it's location though. It's away from the busy Zermatt yet simple to get to and you can hike... More

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Miami, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

For our 19 anniversary we spent 8 nights in a junior suit overlooking the Matterhorn. I have stayed at plenty of hotels claiming to be five stars and while some of them were nice there was always something keeping it from being perfect. This hotel and their staff will do everything in their power to make your stay perfect. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Riffelalp resort was totally rebuilt after a fire about 10 years ago. While it has all new interior, the charm was not lost. It is a short train ride from Zermatt. At 2222 meters with a breathtaking view of the Matterhorn, it is an excellent choice for a luxury hotel. The staff is very attentive and helpful. There is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

A wonderful weekend stay with a great service. The staff took special care from my arrival in the main station until my departure to arrange everything to the perfection always offering their best. The room had everything you can expect for this class of hotel with stunning views. The location is wonderful, although remote but offers such a peaceful environment... More

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Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We spent 10 days at the Riffelalp Resort on a family skiing holiday earlier this year and it was an experience that would be hard to beat. Zermatt as a ski resort is up there with the best of them and the Riffelalp is the icing on the cake. We woke up to views of the Matterhorn. The hotel is... More

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Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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Address: Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Valais > Zermatt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Riffelalp Resort 2222 m 5*
Number of rooms: 72
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