Zermatt Hotels – Tourist Overview

Zermatt is a beautiful Swiss Alps village located at the base of the world famous mountain, the Matterhorn. It is a top tourist destination in Switzerland and a favorite holiday spot of snow enthusiasts like professional skiers and snowboarders.

Reaching this popular Swiss Alps resort village is easy. Many of Switzerland’s main cities are connected to Zermatt via the train system. The most famous among the trains that goes to Zermatt is the Glacier Express. There are also some modern trains that go to Zermatt that provides faster travel time and more economical fares.

There are more than 100 Zermatt hotels that are open to the public the whole year round. These Zermatt hotels can accommodate a total of almost 15,000 people during the peak season. Zermatt hotels are regarded as some of the best hotels in the world. The people of Zermatt have been in the hotel industry for generations, and provide excellent service in taking good care of their guests.

Some of the services that are more recently included in many Zermatt hotels are baby sitting, pet accommodations and free internet access in every hotel room and in some public areas. Many Zermatt hotels also has health and spa center where guest can use the gym or go on a relaxing massage after a fun filled day of Zermatt skiing. Free pick up from the bus or train station are also offered for free by various hotels and chalets in Zermatt.

Peak season usually comes around late November until Christmas and the New Year. This is the time of the year when most of the slopes of the Matterhorn and nearby mountains are well covered by snow and is perfect for Zermatt skiing and snow boarding.

Summer also brings in hordes of tourist coming from all across the globe. Zermatt ski and snowboarding is still possible even in summer thanks in part of Zermatt’s cold weather and high altitude.

Summer melts the snow that blocks many mountain paths that leads to lush evergreen forests and clean lakes. Hence, the favorite activities during summer in Zermatt are hiking, mountain biking, fishing, paragliding and mountain climbing.

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