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Riffelhaus 1853

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Overview
Riffelberg 2500m, Zermatt 3920 Switzerland See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
Reviews (187)
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All reviewsgornergrat trainfirst trackshot tuboverlooking the mountainshotel is locatedlarge bedbuffet stylepublic areashalf boardchecking outperfect hoteljunior suitegreat viewskisaunaalpsvalley
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is very luxurious and felt like it was worth the money we paid, especially since we got a clear sky the day we arrived so we got to see an incredible view (not sure a hotel on the mountain would be worth it...More

Thank kxc_024
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The outside looks like an old hiking lodge, but the inside of the Riffelhaus is a sanctuary from the mountain weather outside. I’ve never had a more beautiful view from my room or from the spa. Anywhere. Any hotel. This takes the cake of vistas...More

Thank PeeteyB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riffelhaus 1853 is the perfect hotel to spend the night when passing near Zermatt. Easy to reach on our journey towards Gornergrat, stopping over at Riffelberg ended up being one of the highlights of the entire trip. We spent only a few nights there, but...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

So happy we decided to stay here! The location is just incredible to sleep up here in the summer after the lifts have stopped. Food which was included I would say is only average both for dinner and breakfast but that did not affect our...More

Thank MattCarib
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We enjoued or stay at Riffelhaus las NYE and will coma again some day. The room was clean, warm and cosy, basically everything one needs. Plus we had the Matterhorn view from our bed. You just can't beat that! Also first snow ski tracks start...More

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Description
Hotel Riffelhaus is living testimony to the golden age of mountaineering. Mountain climbing and hotel history were written here. In 1853, the hotel on the Riffelberg was the second hotel in Zermatt. It opened ...More even before the Gornergrat railway was built. The beams and stones were hauled up the mountain by mules and using a lot of manpower. Over the course of the decades, the initial mountain climber accommodations developed into a comfortable mountain hotel, without losing the atmosphere of the pioneering days. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Ski-In / Ski-Out
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Ski-In / Ski-Out
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Luxury
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Spa
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Ski-In / Ski-Out
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Luxury
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Spa
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
25
Price range
$307 - $816 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Hotel Riffelberg
Also Known As
Riffelberg Hotel Zermatt
Location
Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Zermatt
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Traveler (211)
Room & Suite (53)
Dining (36)
Pool & Beach (5)
Business Center & Event Rooms (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Order the dinner in the hotel restaurant"
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"Get the matterhorn view room... absolutely worth it."
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"Ask to be further away from the gondola"
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"Matterhorn view is not the sunny side - other side has pleasant view of Gornergrat and Klein Matterhorn and..."
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