Hotel Riffelhaus 1853
Riffelberg, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland –
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 433 reviews)
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Hotel Riffelhaus is living testimony to the golden age of mountaineering. Mountain climbing and hotel history were written here. In 1853, the hotel on the Riffelberg was the second hotel in Zermatt. It opened even before the Gornergrat railway was built. The beams and stones were hauled up the mountain by mules and using a lot of manpower. Over the course of the decades, the initial mountain climber accommodations developed into a comfortable mountain hotel, without losing the atmosphere of the pioneering days.
Hotel surroundings – Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Riffelberg - Gifthittli0.1 miles
Furi - Riffelberg1.1 miles
Furi - Trockener Steg1.2 miles
Matterhorn Express 21.2 miles
Matterhorn Express 11.6 miles
Gorner Ridge1.6 miles
Matterhorn Express Gondola1.6 miles
Wolli Anfanger Park Sunnegga1.8 miles
Malpensa Airport52.5 miles
Agno Airport55.4 miles
Turin Airport55.7 miles
Most Popular Landmarks
Zermatt Train Station2.2 miles
Frachey - Alpe Ciarcerio funicolar9.6 miles
Champoluc - Crest Gondola10.9 miles
Church of San Martino di Antagnod12.8 miles
Miniera d’oro Chamousira Brusson16.6 miles
Castle of Graines17.6 miles
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Restaurant Riffelhaus 1853
Food: Italian, Local, European
5 reasons to choose Riffelhaus 1853
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Most Popular Facilities
- Outdoor furniture
- Sun deck
- Ski-in, ski-out access
- Ski storage
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
- Bottle of water Additional charge
- Wine/Champagne Additional charge
- Breakfast in the room
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Pool and Spa
- Swimming pool
- Locker rooms
- Spa/Wellness packages
- Spa lounge/Relaxation area
- Steam room
- Spa facilities
- Pool/Beach towels
- Heated pool
- Pool with view
- Outdoor pool (year-round)
- Turkish/Steam Bath
- Hot tub/Jacuzzi
- Pet bowls
- Daily housekeeping
- Baggage storage
- Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
- Packed lunches
- Currency exchange
- Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
- Books, DVDs & music for kids
- Smoke-free property
- Non-smoking rooms
- Newspapers Additional charge
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4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 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 and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 12 years is charged CHF 95 per night when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Riffelhaus 1853 accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Please note that the hotel can only be reached by railway. The last train leaves Zermatt at 19:24 (seasonal schedules vary; please consult a timetable).
The “Swiss Postcard“ is accepted as payment.
Please note that the on-site restaurant is the only restaurant in the area.