Run by Max Julen, the Olympic champion in Giant Slalom (Sarajevo 1984), the Hotel Beau Rivage can be found in the center of Zermatt, offering panoramic views of the Matterhorn. It has spa and fitness facilities including a whirlpool and a sauna, which are all free to use. Wired and wireless internet access is available in the entire Beau Rivage hotel free of charge. All rooms have a balcony. Right in front of the hotel there is a bus stop providing direct connections to the cable car up to the Matterhorn Ski Paradise. You can also reach Zermatt's main station in only 8 to 10 minutes by foot. From 8am to 7pm the hotel offers free transport services. The Max Julen restaurant is situated in the same building and specializes in grilled dishes.

This is our guests' favorite part of Zermatt, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Beau Rivage has been welcoming guests since Jan 13, 2001

Nearby Ski Lifts:
  • Zermatt-Sunnegga - 1,700 feet
  • Matterhorn Express Gondola - 2,000 feet
  • Zermatt - Furi Ski Lift - 2,000 feet
  • Matterhorn Express 1 - 2,150 feet
  • Eisfluh - 4,150 feet

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Zermatt, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Gluten-free


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 twin bed
1 king bed
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • Linda
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The view was spectacular. I expected it to be noisy based on the location but that was not the case. Breakfast was wonderful. Staff friendly. Good lighting in the room for reading.
  • Aileen
    It was terrific. The staff were amazing and extremely helpful. The restaurant on site is excellent and well worth the dining experience.
  • Jennifer
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Wonderful small hotel in the center of Zermatt! The views of the Matterhorn from my balcony were superb! Breakfast was provided and was good. The front desk staff were very helpful.
  • Isabella
    very welcoming and helpful staff, and great location!
  • Cathleen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    everything was great..staff ..location.. view of the Matterhorn
  • Luis
    Super friendly and helpful staff. Good breakfast, good location. Clean room, comfortable bed. Balcony a plus.
  • Richard
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    GREAT location, great attentive staff-always there. & HELPFUL!
  • Mark
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We had a graveyard view, but the room was nice and comfortable.
  • Lesley
    The Swiss decor & the touches of the famous Matterhorn in the room. Loved the view from our balcony, the sound of the running stream & the walkway next to the Hotel. Close to everything!
  • Liaoshan
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location with a wonderful view of the Matterhorn just downstairs on a bridge. Very convenient to photograph sunrise.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, we would like to know if you offer demi-pension, that is if your restaurant is open for your hotel guests? Thank you

    We offer demi-pension on our Website you can book direct for the best price. Our Restaurant is open.
    Answered on 18 March 2021
  • There is a ski room in the hotel? Can you dry the boots there ?

    Yes we have a ski room.Yes our ski room is equipped with a boot dryer.
    Answered on 23 August 2023
  • I am interested in booking your suite for my family. My mother, 11-month-old daughter and my fiance. It shows it has a single bed, a large double be..

    Good morning thank you for your email. Please go to our site: and you will have all information. regards Hotel Beau-Rivage
    Answered on 22 February 2022
  • Bonjour j aime beaucoup votre hôtel. Je cherche du 13 au 16 janvier. Je suis en béquilles et compte passer du temps sur le balcon: est-il ensoleillé?

    Si vous réservez une chambre avec vue cervin vous avez beaucoup de soleil.
    Answered on 8 January 2022
  • I am thinking of booking the double room with the balcony view for the next two nights but we just want to make sure it comes with the mettahorn view

    If you want a room facing the matterhorn you have to book a double deluxe or a suite to get this view.
    Answered on 6 September 2021
  • Does the suite have cemetery view?

    Every suite has view Matterhorn.
    Answered on 18 March 2021
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant Chez Max Julen Grill

    No additional info available

Amenities of Hotel Beau Rivage
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Spa
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Skiing
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • View
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski rental on site
  • Ski storage
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Hotel Beau Rivage takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM


From 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 17 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 6 years
Crib upon request
7 - 16 years
Extra bed upon request
CHF 50 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Hotel Beau Rivage in advance.

Please note that Zermatt is a car-free village. You can park your car in Täsch (indoor parking) and continue to Zermatt by train or taxi.

When booking more than 2 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

FAQs about Hotel Beau Rivage

  • Hotel Beau Rivage has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant Chez Max Julen Grill

  • Guests staying at Hotel Beau Rivage can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free

  • Hotel Beau Rivage offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Hotel Beau Rivage on this page.

  • Room options at Hotel Beau Rivage include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite

  • Hotel Beau Rivage is 1,150 feet from the center of Zermatt. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Hotel Beau Rivage may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hotel Beau Rivage is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.