We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Zermatt Youth Hostel

Booking.com$92*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
$196*
$92*
Great Deal
$196*
$196*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Zermatt Youth Hostel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 74: English reviews
Start your review of Zermatt Youth Hostel
 Click to rate
Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there yesterday and it is with great satisfaction I am writing this review. Undoubtedly the best view from the room I stayed. Staff very welcoming. Very clean and tidy. Has a locker facility as well. A bit expensive compared to other hostels but it's worth. Enjoy the breakfast buffet. Will stay next time as well.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MilanRegmi
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here as a family. The three women in our family shared a room whilst I opted for a single room and the communal shower/toilet. Overall the accom is good. Meals good value and basic. Quite a hike to get to the hostel from the middle of town though well serviced by busses. Hated the communal shower that turns...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank trippppping
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Positive Experience: First of all, the receptionists are awesome! Most of the time I speak with Juan. He's very funny. But, I also spoke with the other guy, but I didn't manage to get his name. Both of them are very friendly and helpful! The breakfast was very delicious. I always make sure that I had a fully prepared stomach...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Teddy H
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 27, 2016

We enjoyed our stay here, though we only used it as a base, but the room was practical and comfortable. It does lose a star because most youth hostels have some self catering/cooking facilities and this one, as at 2013 which is when we stayed here, does/did not. If this has changed since our visit please accept our apologies! We...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank nessysnail
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This is the best place to sleep with the lovely view on Matternhorn. The rooms are ascetic but very practical. The breakfast is included in he room price. It is mostly porridge and other milk soup and some bread and jams. But the view is replacing every inconvenience. We had also chance to eat good dinner served as a you...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rafał K
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Accommodation on Zermatt is usually very expensive. Youth Hostel was the most affordable place. Prepare to walk for about 15-20 mins with climbing up the hill and after that stairs! Don't bring bulky luggages. We had a private room with ensuite shower. Room was clean and ok. Wifi connection was only available in the main building. Staffs were friendly

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ChubbyM
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I just stayed in Zermatt for an adventure weekend of kick bike riding, paragliding and via ferrata. The Youth Hostel in Zermatt was wonderful. We had a private room with shower. The beds were very comfortable and the rooms were clean. The breakfast was good and we even ate dinner in the hostel for CHF 17.50/person/dinner. That...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Christian L
Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Lovely place to stay with a good view of the Matterhorn. You get everything you need. Clean rooms, cozy lobby and good food for a fair price in Switzerland. Sitting in front of the house and see the Matterhorn is just the best.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kusito
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

A great hostel with super friendly and helpful staff! Everything was really clean and tidy. It's a 10-15 min walk from the train station and the last wee bit is steep but fantastic views from the rooms! Breakfast was good with a good self serve coffee machine! A choice of cereals and spreads for bread and fruit and yoghurt. A...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lyndsay P
Red Lodge, Montana
Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

I came to the Youth Hostel after my Airbnb host made me feel uncomfortable. I was shook up by the situation and made it to the hostel before check in hours. The girls cleaning the hostel that day were so friendly and after talking with me about the situation, they offered me tea and I hung out until their manager...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank shraddical
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

101 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (90)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Other (66)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (11)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (9)
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Zermatt hotels
0.1 mi away
Jaegerhof Hotel & Apartements
0.7 mi away
Best Western PLUS Alpen Resort Hotel
0.6 mi away
Hotel Alpenhof
Hotel Alpenhof
#15 of 109 in Zermatt
411 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 mi away
Best Western Hotel Butterfly
0.4 mi away
Chalet Hotel Schoenegg
Chalet Hotel Schoenegg
#11 of 109 in Zermatt
473 reviews
0.3 mi away
Le Petit CHARME-INN
Le Petit CHARME-INN
#37 of 109 in Zermatt
409 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The world-famous Matterhorn, lovingly called "Horu" by locals, can be seen directly from Zermatt Youth Hostel. Every day of the year, the Youth Hostel offers a charming alternative for all those guests for whom a luxurious hotel room is not necessary to enjoy the Zermatt mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zermatt Youth Hostel

Address: Staldenweg 5, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Zermatt
Price Range: $52 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Zermatt Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 47
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Agoda, HostelWorld and TripOnline SA so you can book your Zermatt Youth Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Youthhostel Zermatt Hotel Zermatt
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Zermatt Youth Hostel staff and other travelers.
6 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Zermatt Youth Hostel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“147 was fine not too noisy”
cecilia1234cd, Dec 27, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a view with "Matterhorn-View" :-)”
paulbG3918NU, Jul 16, 2015 | Read review
“Get room on higher floors for views”
themeparkwizz, Jul 8, 2015 | Read review
“Always choose rooms away from main door”
prashant_menon, Jun 29, 2015 | Read review
“There are some good room if you take 4 bed rooms outside the main building”
zoyasardana, Jun 5, 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Booking.com
$92* /night
View Deal
Expedia.com$196
Orbitz.com$196
Hostelworld.com$102
View all 7 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates