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Hotel Capricorn

Riedstrasse 45, Zermatt CH-3920, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Touring )
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Ranked #74 of 116 Hotels in Zermatt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I stayed at this hotel during the first week of March 2014 together with friends (we booked three double rooms including half-board) for our annual skiing holiday. Conveniently located, within 10-minutes’ walk to the ski bus, as well as close to the centre - for those enjoying shopping and après-ski activities! It is a quiet, “no frills” family-run hotel that... More

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Bucharest, Romania
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Good value for money. Our triple room at the top floor on the southside of the hotel (which provides Matterhorn view) had stairs leading to a separate area, with sofa and bed for one; that makes our child very happy in having his private space above our heads. Good breakfast and dinner, spacious bathroom, nice view from the balcony. Quiet,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

A quiet family run hotel which we found to be friendly and well situated for both the skier and non-skier! Our Matterhorn view was wonderful to wake up to each morning. Breakfast and the two evening meals we had were excellent. As it was Christmas during our stay the basket of nuts and chocolates were well appreciated. The transfer to... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Compared to many other Swiss hotels in top skiing areas, Hotel Capricorn is miles ahead. It's very clean, furbished in a modern but rustic fashion and it wasn't very noisy at all (but still close-by the action of the center of town). Recommend!

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Jackson, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We stayed in Hotel Touring in January 2013. I am late in writing this review, but still wanted to share our experience. We selected this hotel from the Fodors travel book as a good value for the money. We had a very nice corner room and the views of the snow covered town and the Matterhorn were amazing. The room... More

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Malahide, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I stayed in the Hotel Capricorn (formerly the Hotel Touring) as a member of a nine-strong walking group at the beginning of July. The hotel was selected by a group member who had stayed there previously. The hotel was fine, my only disappointment being that my room had a skylight, rather than a window, which was a bit claustrophobic. The... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The rooms are clean and very nice. HOWEVER – the hospitality of the owner was very poor. Internet - we got for one day although we booked 2 X rooms for 2 nights. Breakfast - very minimalist. The coffee had no coffee taste at all; I never had such a bad coffee in Switzerland. If you want Croissants you have... More

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Valerie J, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Capricorn, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank for your review. Your review helps us to improve ourselves and to increase the quality of our hotel. We give our best to serve a tasteful breakfast. The food (like coffee or jam) is good quality and we order that, like the most of the hotels in Zermatt, from regional suppliers. When the croissants or something else... More

Geneva, Switzerland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We stayed at this hotel during the ski week in February of 2013. We were lucky enough to have stayed in one of the new rooms. Our room was excellent. Hard wood floors, big, bright with ample room. My kids stayed in a far corner of the hotel where the room was much smaller with old carpeting, dark with hardly... More

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South Kent, Connecticut
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

How could one go wrong with a view like that! And, there was even a terrace outside the room from which to enjoy it. Good value for Zermatt, which really has become quite the resort town. There are renovations being made to the hotel, which looks like an elevator will be added, as well as additional rooms? There is free... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a walking holiday. This hotel is a little old fashioned (lots of wood and perhaps typical of a chalet style, but it's charming and the owner (Vendi - a retired mountain guide) extremely helpful and courteous. We only ate here once (a set meal - fondu) but filling. The hotel is... More

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Address: Riedstrasse 45, Zermatt CH-3920, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Touring )
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Valais > Zermatt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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