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“Great location, wonderful staff, delicious food, comfortable accommodations!”
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Hotel Parnass
Ranked #23 of 111 Hotels in Zermatt
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“Great location, wonderful staff, delicious food, comfortable accommodations!”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

Six of us (a family of five plus a boyfriend) stayed at Hotel Parnass for 7 nights during the winter holidays and it exceeded our expectations. We spent the first two nights in the smaller non-view rooms which were cozy but fine (the bathrooms are a bit small), and then moved to the more spacious rooms with the Matterhorn views once those opened up. We were all extremely happy with the delicious 5 course dinners served there by the very warm and friendly staff. They did a great job substituting vegetarian options for our two vegetarian daughters. Teresa was very helpful in suggesting hikes and other activities when two of us decided to take a day off of skiing. The location was perfect - away from the hustle and bustle of the main shopping area but within easy walking distance of the center (5 minutes), the train station, the Sunegga lift, and right next to the shuttle bus stop for the gondola. There is a nice pastry shop across the street where we were able to pick up some inexpensive and delicious slices of quiche, which we did a couple of times to eat apres ski to save a bit on the expensive meals on the ski slopes. We highly recommend this hotel!

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

Hotel Parnass is a wonderful place to stay at ! It offers very comfortable accommodations and the staff are extremely helpful as well as friendly. I personally enjoyed my stay and would rather stay there than anywhere at Zermatt. The scenery seen from the balconies of the hotel are breath taking and of the best views any visitor could have of the Matterhorn. Lovely place with lovely people.

Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
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Deal
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

Friendly,high standard hotel which makes guests very welcome.Great location for skiers.The view of the Matterhorn is difficult to beat from the town and makes the excellent breakfast a particularly experience. We have returned many times for skiing

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

This is our 3rd year at the very friendly family run hotel in Zermatt. As always the welcome was warm & generous with good food & comfortable rooms. The Hotel is conveniently situated 5 minuets walk from the main street & right next to the bus stops for the 2 main ski bus routes for all the ski lifts. We would recommend the Parnass for anyone looking for a good value, comfortable & friendly hotel in a traditional Swiss ski resort.

  • Stayed January 2013
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

Parnass hotel is located in the heart of zermatt, its conveinient location is within a easy walk to all the main attractions zermatt has to offer. The Staff and management are at all times friendly and welcoming which made they stay all the more enjoyable.The rooms are comfortable,cleaned daily and have an amazing view of the Matterhorn. Everything needed for a skiing holiday is provided with a large gear room and enough boot warmers for everyone. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone travelling to Zermatt.

Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed January 27, 2013

We have stayed at the Parnass over the past several years and we always have a super stay and great skiing.
The hotel is impeccably run by Theresa and her lovely staff. Our room was excellent, with a fabulous Matterhorn view and terrace - perfect in the warm afternoon sun even in January.!!
The Parnass is spotless, our bathroom spacious, as was our twin bedded room.
The food is outstanding, with a different set menu each evening, and a generous buffet breakfast.
Right in the centre of town, a very short walk to the Sunnega railway, and opposite the ski bus to the Matterhorn express. And other destinations. All extremely convenient, and great for walking along the river, or any of the zermatt walking tracks.
We are looking forward to our next visit.

Room Tip: A room with a Matterhorn view was well worth the extra.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

This was our 2nd stay here and again we can only praise! Great location, outstanding service, great meals - and the best view of the Matterhorn! Hotel Parnass is a short stroll from the Sunegga station and also from Flexrent ski and snow board hire. If you stay at Hotel Parnass you get 10% off the rental costs.... and the people there are also super to deal with!

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Parnass
Address: Vispastrasse 4 | Postfach 189, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Zermatt
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Zermatt
#14 Family Hotel in Zermatt
#15 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Zermatt
#30 Romantic Hotel in Zermatt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Parnass 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Family run 3-star hotel in Zermatt's best location. Very central, only 5 easy walking minutes from the train station and right next to the ski bus stop 'Zum Steg'. Stunning MATTERHORN VIEW from all the balcony rooms and our lovely hotel garden. All bathrooms new and top notch. Pleasant atmosphere, fine hospitality. Free Internet in all the rooms. Book your rooms directly through us by mail or just call us. You receive a direct booking discount of at least 3 %. Ask about our HALF BOARD offer including dinner and enjoy our delicious cuisine, fine meals, candle light dinners every evening in the winter. Cozy lounge where afternoon tea is offered daily. We also offer massages in house. Book ahead please. There is a ski room with a ski boot heater for your comfort. Luggage transfer from/to the train station available for CHF 5 per person and way. Please inform in advance about late arrival and/or any kind of allergie (feathers for example). Thank you. ... more   less 
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