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Hotel Alfa

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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Booked with slight trepidation on reading reviews. ok so the room was very small but exactly what I needed and I planned ahead and brought entertainment on my tablet and books. I enjoyed my stay, especially the free WiFi, the excellent breakfast in the hotel next door, the lack of fuss and the impeccably clean bathroom, which although shared I... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Close to railway station, close to the Sunnegga lift, close to the main street. Breakfast at the 4star neighbor hotel as well as spa and relax. Rooms are small but so is the price also. It gives an overall clean impression. I will stay there next time since I am a budget traveller/skier, and the location is superb.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Excellent quality - price. All the staff is smiling (driver, maids, waitresses...) The ski runs are 50m. There the possibility of access to the pool and sauna for assequible price. The breakfast is plentiful and varied.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Very nice and affordable hotel in the middle of Zermatt, Less than 10 minutes walking distance from railway station. A litte difficult to find since it. is set back from the indicated street. Warm welcome from the staff. Rooms with view of Matterhorn are spectacular. Excellent service for breakfast in face of the fabulous mountain.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

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 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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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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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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