Zermatt – The Swiss Alps Heart

By   January 15, 2020

The Matterhorn is a part of the Swiss Alps and in the heart of it all is the village of Zermatt. From the quietness of yesteryear is now a top ski resort, in a picturesque setting with spectacular views of the great mountain and twenty-eight others around it, still able to remain quiet. There are no cars in this village, everyone travels by foot or by train.   

Many refer to this area as “Matterhorn Ski Paradise” and with Cervinia and Valtournenche uniting with Zermatt, it is definitely the world’s ski domain. However, there is more to Zermatt than skiing. The winter sports opportunities are unsurpassed elsewhere in the world, and the village of Zermatt overflows with charm, surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. Winter hiking is all around, gourmet restaurants, old churches, lively après-ski, and the history that made this village what it is today is all around with sophisticated live music in the background. Zermatt offers summer activities and into autumn. If you’re looking for an area to vacation anytime of the year, Zermatt has it in a nutshell, including various styles of accommodations with Zermatt hotels. 

Hotel Garni Testa Grigia 

Your home away from home has a stylishly furnished room with a balcony waiting for you! There is a coffee machine for your morning wake up along with free Wi-Fi, solid wood furniture with quality fabrics and a spacious bathroom that will have either a shower or a bathtub.

A complete renovation was done 2010, making it one of the most updated of all Zermatt hotels. You’ll be just 5 minutes away from the Zermatt Train Station by foot as well as the Sunnegga Express funicular. Centrally located, a quiet setting with boutiques and restaurants all in walking distance. There is a pharmacy inside the hotel for your convenience and the ice rink and a tennis court are a short walk.

Hotel Walliserhof Zermatt 1896

Wake up to a breakfast in the restaurant each morning and get ready for a day of shopping, site seeing and skiing, or any of the many activities in Zermatt. This is one of the Zermatt hotels that is centrally located with the train station just 1,000 feet away and 2,950 feet away is the Zermatt-Furi Ski Elevator and the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Station.

The hotel in general and the rooms are a styled in Valais chalet with a spa area equipped with a hot tub and sauna. Every room has free Wi-Fi,a television, bathroom, and a desk. The bathroom is stocked with a bathrobe and hairdryer for your convenience.

The hotel restaurant serves regional and international cuisine for lunch and dinner. The main shopping district on Bahnhofstrasse sits just below the restaurant terrace, where you can enjoy your dinner as you watch passersby.

22 Summits Boutique Hotel

This is the hotel of all hotels by many opinions!  There a fitness/spa/wellness center on the grounds, a daily continental breakfast, and the Matterhorn is just a matter of a short walk. A concierge service will make your arrivals and departures a easy as possible. And luggage storage and ticket service are available. The Wolli Anfanger Park Sunnegga is three-minutes away by foot and free Wi-Fi on the hotel property. Tour the Matterhorn Museum and the Moutaineer Cemetery, just six-minutes away.