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Hotel Alfa

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Obere Mattenstrasse 18, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Ranked #92 of 116 hotels in Zermatt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014
Dieter L Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Just returned from a week in Zermatt staying at the hotel Garni Alfa. This is a great place to stay in Zermatt at very reasonable prices. Rooms clean and warm, breakfast great, excellent location for both ski bus/lift access as well as short stroll to main restaurant/bar area of town. Excellent view of the Matterhorn from the south facing balcony.... More

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Portsmouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Stayed for three nights in October 2012, The staff were very helpful and friendly. Bedrooms were clean and cosy. Bathrooms and Toilets are shared on each of the floors and were clean. Breakfast in the adjacent Hotel Metropol was good with excellent views of the Matterhorn. This hotel is ideal for hikers and climbers on a budget, and I will... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Stayed here for three nights in August 2012, with very smooth check-in. The staff were very friendly and helped me with some local advice for nice restaurants and a good pharmacist. Bedroom was clean and cosy. Bathrooms are shared and both shower and toilet need a refresh. Breakfast in the adjacent hotel was fine. Location could not be better.

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

This may not be the grandest hotel in Zermatt but you could not get a warmer welcome anywhere. The owners and other members of staff were so helpful and did everything possible to make our stay memorable. The rooms are fine (though the bathrooms could do with a bit of an update) - we had breathtaking views of the Matterhorn.... More

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