Explore the best 5-star hotels in Zermatt

Zermatt, situated in southern Switzerland, is one of the top luxury mountain resorts in the world. Broadly renowned for Matterhorn, its extensive ski slopes, hiking trails, high-class restaurants and some of the best luxury hotels in Switzerland.

While most of the hotels are located close to the town centre, there are also a few fabulous 5 stars hotels which can only be accessed by mountain train, lift or a cable car.

Zermatt has an extensive range of 5 stars hotels with traditional Alpine style, offering the best views of Matterhorn, as well as luxury SPA facilities and swimming pools.

If you are planning to stay at one of the best 5-star hotels in Zermatt, scroll below and find out what this mountain resort town can offer.

1. Omnia

Omnia: 5 star hotel with Matterhorn view
Omnia: The famous 5-star hotel with Matterhorn view

A tranquil and luxurious 5 stars hotel, situated on the rock overlooking central Zermatt, offering fabulous rooms, gourmet restaurant, spa and breath-taking views of Matterhorn.

The guests can access the hotel from the village via a lift that leads straight into the main lobby of the hotel. The hotel also offers its own taxi service to and from the railway station if you have big bags or sports equipment with you. For the additional charge, hotel staff can arrange a shuttle or a helicopter to take you from (to) the airport.

Omnia hotel offers modern, sleek rooms and suites equipped with tasteful furniture and photographs, as well as magnificent views of mountains and the village. Can you imagine waking up and seeing glaciers from your window?

For the maximum relaxation, the hotel offers spa facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, a library and a cosy lounge where you can enjoy tranquillity after a busy day on ski slopes. You will also find a high-class restaurant serving exceptional breakfast and dinner.

If you are looking for the luxury, convenience and views, this contemporary yet traditional mountain lodge hotel is perfect for you.

2. Riffelalp

The heated outdoor swimming pool of Riffelalp 5 star hotel, with stunning view of Matterhorn.
The heated outdoor swimming pool of Riffelalp 5 star hotel, with stunning view of Matterhorn.

If you are dreaming about world-class service and the best views in Zermatt, Riffelalp hotel will help you to make these dreams come true.

Only reachable by the mountain train and located 2222 metres above the sea level, Riffelalp is considered as one of the best 5 stars hotels in Zermatt and all of Switzerland. You will be able to enjoy peace, snowy peaks, and nature away from buzzing Zermatt.

The hotel guests can enjoy luxurious rooms and suites with floor to ceiling windows, balconies, and clear views of mountains. If you are looking for Zermatt hotels with Matterhorn views, Riffelalp is the best place for that.

All rooms have a reasonably sized bathroom with bathtub to relax after a tiring day. You will also find a historic dining room, bar, and three restaurants serving world-class food. If that’s not enough for you, you can enjoy soothing hot water at the heated outdoor pool.

Riffelalp hotel is well-loved amongst ski lovers and luxury tourists. It offers ski-in ski-out facilities for the adventure seekers and wine tasting evenings and bowling centre for guests who don’t like winter sports. Everyone will be able to enjoy and find their place at Riffelalp.

3. Grand Hotel Zermatterhof

Grand Hotel Zermatterhof in summer
Grand Hotel Zermatterhof in summer

Established in 1879, the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof is 5 stars traditional hotel situated in the heart of Zermatt – a perfect location to explore the area.

The hotel has elegant and tastefully designed rooms especially suitable for couples. In addition, rooms offer picturesque views of mountains and Matterhorn, spacious bathrooms, and designer toiletries. All the rooms are made for you to enjoy the comfort and tranquillity of the 5 stars hotel.

If you are arriving by public transport, the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof offers a free pick up services from the railway station. The best thing about this service is that you can choose to be picked up by the electric car or by the blue horse-drawn carriage like a royal family.

There are several restaurants where you can enjoy exceptional tasty dishes, including Swiss signature dishes such as fondue and raclette. If you require a more romantic atmosphere, head to one of the hotel’s bars and enjoy a live piano music every day.

Beyond these top-class facilities, the hotel also has a spa with treatment rooms, swimming pool, and sauna. You won’t be able to resist the temptation of staying all day in the swimming pool.

4. Mont Cervin Palace

Mont Cervin Palace, the 5 star hotel in Zermatt with stunning Matterhorn view.
Mont Cervin Palace, the 5 star hotel in Zermatt with stunning Matterhorn view.

Opened to the public in 1851, Mont Cervin Palace is one of the best Zermatt luxury hotels which offers unique views of Matterhorn from below.

Situated in the heart of the village and near the train station, a hotel is an ideal place for people looking for the glamour of a big hotel and convenience. On your arrival at the railway station, you will be picked up by a red horse-driven carriage – a symbol of Mont Cervin Palace hotel.

As a part of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’, Mont Cervin Palace offers an extensive choice of comfortable rooms and spacious family apartments with fireplaces and patios. Some junior suites even have a private hot tube for romantic evenings.

The hotel also has a reputation of serving one of the best Alpine breakfasts in Zermatt, so don’t miss your chance to enjoy the food. If you fancy something more extravagant, consider paying a visit to the cigar bar, Davidoff Lounge, where hotel guests can enjoy the finest cigars from Cuba and the Dominican Republic.

Mont Cervin Palace’s spa has an outdoor and indoor pool, sauna, and treatment rooms to pamper yourself while staying at the hotel.

5. Cervo Mountain Resort

The view from the suites of luxury Cervo Mountain Resort.
The view from the suites of luxury Cervo Mountain Resort.

The getaway to the mountains, Cervo Mountain Resort is a secluded hotel perfectly located within the mountains near ski slopes, hiking trails, and cable car station.

The hotel consists of 7 well-designed chalets with several rooms and suites. All of them are beautifully decorated with a theme of deer (Cervo means deer in Italian) in a contemporary alpine style. The amazing fact is that you can rent a whole chalet if you seek more intimacy or travelling with a big group.

For your convenience, every chalet has its own wellness centre equipped with two different kinds of sauna, hot tube, lounge with open fire and terrace showcasing magnificent views of Matterhorn peak. Even ski-to-door access is available making Cervo a popular place between ski enthusiasts.

The mountain resort has five restaurants serving international and traditional Swiss meals, including fondue and barbeque dishes. You will also be able to enjoy live music while eating your dinner.

Beyond, Cervo offers various activities such as yoga and meditation classes, wine tasting, movie nights and guided hiking. It also has a climbing wall, children’s playground and a gym.

This hotel is perfect for people who enjoy privacy, luxury and spa facilities.

6. Chalet Nepomuk

Chalet Nepomuk: Luxury chalet with 5 star facilities in Zermatt.
Chalet Nepomuk: Luxury chalet with 5 star facilities in Zermatt.

Tucked a bit away from the bustling central Zermatt and standing on the top of the hill, Chalet Nepomuk offers a great location for relaxation with the most beautiful views of Matterhorn.

The spacious and luxurious apartments are tastefully furnished and include everything that you might need during the stay, including a hot tub and free wifi. In addition to the amenities, almost every room in the apartments has clear views of Matterhorn.

There is also an outdoor heated pool where you can relax after a tiring day and enjoy scenic views of the snowy mountains. Indoors you will find a wellness centre with a sauna and gym equipment.

Chalet Nepomuk doesn’t have on-site dining facilities however the main street of Zermatt village is about 7 minutes away downhill. If you need any recommendations for the restaurants, the host can provide all the required information for you.

As expected from the 5 stars hotel, the flexible check-in time and pick up from the railway station can be arranged before your arrival.

Chalet Nepomuk is an ideal place for families, couples and big groups which enjoy nature, intimacy and spacious rooms.

7. La Vue – Zermatt Luxury Living Appartements

La Vue - Zermatt Luxury Living Appartements: 360 degrees views of stunning swiss mountains
La Vue – Zermatt Luxury Living Appartements: 360 degrees views of stunning swiss mountains

Situated at the top of the rock, La Vue – Zermatt Luxury Living Appartements is a hotel apartment that offers 360-degrees views of stunning mountains and peaceful atmosphere. The hotel apartment is located in the quiet part of Zermatt, the railway station is about 10 minutes away.

There are six serviced modern apartments which have the latest technology, including Apple TV, DVD player and iPad. All apartments have at least two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and free wifi. Some apartments have a terrace and a fireplace for the cosy evenings.

Daily breakfast and dinner can be prepared for you by well-known chefs in your apartment. La Vue also offers groceries shopping, daily cleaning and laundry services.

To make it even more luxurious, La Vue – Zermatt Luxury Living Appartements offers in-house theatre experience and messages for the additional charge. You will also find a free shared spa area which has a large whirlpool, Finnish sauna and a steam bath.

To make your stay even more comfortable, La Vue can organize transportation, ski equipment or guided tours around the area tailored for you. All the staff go the extra mile to make your stay unforgettable.

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Travel expert and Zermatt lover. I have visited Zermatt - Matterhorn several times and lived in this wonderful alpine village for a long time.

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