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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

33 Francs/night/person (May) More like military barracks. Bottom bunks too low to sit up straight so mind your head. Wifi was ok; slow when everyone is trying to use it at once. Check-in is only from 16:00 - 21:00. Breakfast = additional 8 Francs/person 7:30 - 9:30. Located right in town. Easy to get to the trails and slopes.

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Ritola. Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spend a night in dormitore while my Tour Monte Rosa hiking trip. Hostel was very well situated, near lifts up, and all facilities was available: dusch, kitchen, toilets. Dormitore room was small (as usually) but beds were good and there was many electron outlets. Service was friendly and nice, and breakfast good.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We had booked to stay at the Matterhorn hostel for 2 nights but when we woke up the first morning my partner was covered in bedbug bites. We told the receptionist right away and she called the manager. The manager immediately accused us of bringing the bedbugs in and kicked us out of the hostel that same morning, yelling and... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

30 CHF in Zermatt (dorm, not private room)? What more can you ask for? This place is underrated! The staffs were super friendly, even the restaurant staff! Super willing to give suggestions, etc. The hostel was not full when I was there, and although I booked a bed in a dorm, they gave me a whole room to myself! Sure,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

All the things are here from their rooms, washrooms, kitchen and our beds was basic facilities..but they still offer nice staff and nice breakfast..and also they had fully worked in-room heater..this hostel offer a cheap accomodation with a great view of Matterhorn view...it was awsome!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

- Do not stay here. The room we received looked NOTHING like the rooms advertised (i.e., by the hostel itself). We understand that images are meant to give you an idea of the room standard, but this was not even close. For 100 CHF, we would never have booked this. Images are attached for you to do your own comparison.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

To be honest, it is not the top quality. However with this low price compared to others in Zermatt, it is okay to stay there for 1-2 days. The room was rather small and little bit dark but the bed was quite comfortable. The location is good, not that faraway from the station as people complain (this town is super... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Quite far away from station, around 20mins walk but good location to view Matterhorn. Afterall, this is the cheapest hostel we found in Zermatt thus we didn't expect much. Poorly-maintained rooms, smelly bed (hardly to turn in even though i was pretty tired). There's only one power socket in a 6 dorm beds room, we were sharing to charge devices... More 

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United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

this is the worst hostel I have ever stayed in - and I have traveled the world, staying in hostels. It was also terrible value for money! The beds are extremely uncomfortable, the pillows are flat and they don't supply a duvet, just a really horrible, unclean military style blanket - which was stanking and mine was covered in other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

I liked this place a lot. The staff are friendly and helpful and it's cheap. Don't listen to the other reviews with people moaning. Sure there isn't an unlimited supply of hot water for a shower, but it's a small cosy and very social hostel. :) .

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Matterhorn Hostel provides the perfect accommodation in winter and summer for low budget travelers. We are well located in Zermatt which is not only a picturesque village but also one of the top-ranked ski resorts in Europe. The great location gives our guests great access to the mountains. The ski slopes, hiking and biking trails are only a hundred meters away.Our rooms are clean, cozy and comfortable. Toilets and showers are shared.We also have a bar and a restaurant (closed in off season; see Sparky's Bar for opening times) as well as Wi-Fi and free Guest Computer.You will find a pleasant and warm atmosphere in our rustic timber house (built in the 1960s). Our friendly and helpful staff will try and make your stay as comfortable as possible. There is no curfew so you can explore the resort at your own pace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matterhorn Hostel

Address: Schluhmattstrasse 32, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Zermatt
Price Range: $63 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Matterhorn Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 10
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