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Pension Edelweiss Zermatt

Pension Edelweiss Alterhaupt, Zermatt 3920 Switzerland
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#11 of 135 Specialty lodging in Zermatt
Edelweiss bergrestaurant & pension is located perched high on a rock, overlooking the town of Zermatt. The only access is by foot, 45 minutes walk up from Zermatt, along a hiking path. Edelweiss is surrounded by alpine natural beauty, and offers a peaceful getaway from city life. The view down to Zermatt is superb. Edelweiss was built in 1898 and maintains much original charm and character, with thick stone walls and wooden floors, whilst offering modern shower and facilities, and superb wifi connection. There is a wonderful terrace, open to the public during the day as a mountain restaurant, and a BBQ area. We can provide pack lunches for days hiking. Edelweiss is open for the Summer months only, from the end of May until early October. We look forward to welcoming you.
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French, German
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PCDettwiler wrote a review May 2021
Hamburg, Germany9 contributions5 helpful votes
Philippa and Rico are super friendly hosts, the views are great and the food well worth the effort of getting up the hill! The cheese toast was delicious and the apple pie probably the best I’ve ever tasted. It actually takes less time than one might think to get there from the village, about 45 minutes at a leisurely pace.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Pascal wrote a review Sep 2020
Karlsruhe, Germany2 contributions1 helpful vote
I was traveling to Zermatt to have a few quite days in the mountains, to calm down and go hiking. Pension Edelweiß is probably the best place in the entire region to do that! Located in a beautiful quiet spot above Zermatt, with breathtaking views on the surrounding mountains, the Edelweiß is the perfect place to calm down, relax, but also to go hiking, trailrunning or mountaineering. Rico and Philippa, who are running the Edelweiß are great hosts, and I felt welcome from the first minute of my stay! Everything was perfect, the food, the rooms, the view, and most of all the hospitality of Rico and Philippa! I will definitely come back when I visit Zermatt the next time. Even though guests have to plan a one-hour hike to reach the Edelweiß from Zermatt (only half an hour to walk down again), it's still absolutely possible to do trips from Zermatt to one of the world famous places like Gornergrat and Hörnlihütte, or even one of the many surrounding mountains and mountain huts.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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HolidayTrip88 wrote a review Aug 2020
Exeter, United Kingdom9 contributions20 helpful votes
Perfect stop-off after a satisfying climb. Amazing view and delicious treats which you will have earned whilst scaling the mountainside. Edelweiss is blessed with very friendly staff and a relaxed, homely atmosphere. A must visit on any trip to Zermatt.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Volfee wrote a review Jul 2020
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Pleasent visit, very god host. Not such an easy road, but it was worth it. The view was 100% worth it and the great service and kitchen _ wonderful. Great time with family in this wonderful place and we hope to return there.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Lara wrote a review Jun 2020
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We stayed up at Edelweiss over night for a birthday celebration with our friends. Already while organising the birthday, Rico and Pipp were very helpful. On the day itself, it couldn't have been any better - an all you can eat BBQ with a great view over town, followed by a lovely evening with our friends in the cosy living room of Edelweiss. The rooms are very lovely decorated, we felt like at home and slept very well. All the time, Rico and Pipp made sure we are all happy! It's easy to see the passion, they do their job with - we can't wait to go see them up in Edelweiss again! Highly recommended and definitely worth the short hike up from town. Thank you Rico and Pipp for an unforgettable day and night!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
SwitzerlandSwiss AlpsCanton of ValaisZermatt
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pension Edelweiss Zermatt
Which popular attractions are close to Pension Edelweiss Zermatt?
Nearby attractions include Alpine Ski School (0.4 miles), Zermatt Ski School European Snowsport (ES) (0.4 miles), and Summit Ski & Snowboard School (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Pension Edelweiss Zermatt?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Pension Edelweiss Zermatt?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Pension Edelweiss Zermatt?
Conveniently located restaurants include L'Atelier Grandsire, Petit Royal Café, and Restaurant Julen.
Is Pension Edelweiss Zermatt located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Zermatt.
Are pets allowed at Pension Edelweiss Zermatt?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Pension Edelweiss Zermatt?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including French and German.
Are there any historical sites close to Pension Edelweiss Zermatt?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Beresina-Haus (0.1 miles), Kapelle Blatten "Maria Rosenkranzkönigin" (1.0 miles), and Bergführerdenkmal (0.5 miles).
Does Pension Edelweiss Zermatt have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.