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Hotel Alfa

2.0 of 5 Obere Mattenstrasse 18, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place was amazing for the price...the location is perfect (right in the middle of the town) and being able to use everything of the sister hotel--breakfast, spa, service, etc made it perfect. The staff was SO friendly and the breakfast was really nice. The view was spectacular! I will definitly stay here next time.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be fair, prices for this hotel are quite affordable, especially compared to the rest of Zermatt. Rooms were clean (ish), but one of the rooms we booked smelled of cigarettes. Everything is small, so not suitable for the standard sized American. If you expect basic accommodation for a reasonable price, you wont be disappointed.

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Ithaca, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The room and shared bathroom were very clean. Even though the room was small, it has everything a traveler needs. The hotel also made arrangements to leave me the keys so that I could check in at midnight even though check-in ordinarily closes at about 10pm. Breakfast was wonderful and the breakfast room has an excellent view of the Matterhorn.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was a very comfortable clean hotel . Short walk to the heart of the village. Owners on site every day and are extremely helpful and accommodating. View of Matterhorn cannot be matched . We would absolutely stay again! Not a posh hotel but clean,good view and nice breakfast with wonderful owners.

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We have stayed several times at the Alfa and booked again for 2015. Alfa and the adjacent Metropol are family owned with the owners present every day.The staff is superbly trained, courteous and efficient. We always have a room with balcony looking at the Matterhorn. The restaurant at the Metropol a few feet away has excellent buffet breakfast and dinner.... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

The hotel is real back to 1964 when this was opened. Rooms are tiny and if you have fobia for shower curtains and wall-to-wall carpets you may consider another place. Irrespective of the worn surfaces the hotel is very clean and that compensates. Staff is really friendly. The view (room 20) to Matterhorn makes the day. WiFi is included, fast... More 

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Portsmouth
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Great budget hotel for climbers and hikers which is central to everything in Zermatt The staff were very helpful, and our rooms were quiet and spotless as were the shared WC and Bathroom. If you want a large room which looks pretty then book the Metropol. This is my second stay at the Alfa and I'll be back again with... More 

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Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The hotel served its purpose. The hotel is centrally located, close to the Coop, train station and the two (2) gondola's. The receptionist was very friendly and the breakfast at its sister hotel the Metropol was nice to have. As previously mentioned the rooms are small - we had a hard time fitting a backpack and a suitcase in the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Within walking distance from the train Station. Hotel is old and tired and dated. Pros: Zentrally located Hotel, Raceptionists and Staffs were very friendly and helpful. Room and Bath were clean, good wifi reception. They are close to the mountain railway going to Rothorn.. Cons: The room where we stayed at was so small, smell bad and bed was very... More 

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Address: Obere Mattenstrasse 18, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Zermatt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Alfa 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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