Grand Hotel Zermatterhof

The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof is probably one of Zermatt’s most popular hotels. This Zermatt hotel is the epitome of tradition and class.

The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof was established during the end of the 19th century through the idea of the village priest, Josef Ruden. Father Ruden thought of the idea of having a hotel for Zermatt, for during those times, Zermatt was becoming a top destination for tourism and those who want to recuperate from serious illnesses. Caught up with the idea, the villagers started to build the hotel in 1876, and by the year 1879, the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof was open with 94 rooms that can accommodate 150 guests.

As years goes by, there are a lot of changes made in the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof. To date there are 84 bedrooms in the hotel that can serve 146 people. 26 of these hotel rooms are classified as suites. Most of the rooms on this Zermatt hotel have balconies, an almost two thirds of the rooms have a beautiful view of the Matterhorn.

Excellent service is one of the strong selling points of this hotel. Upon arrival in Zermatt, you can arrange for a horse drawn carriage to pick you up from the train station. All rooms in the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof have internet and cable TV connections. The hotel staff can also arrange all your other needs such as ski equipment rentals, dinner reservations, tickets to Zermatt’s festivals and events and others.

The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof is also well known for their food. The hotel has great restaurants and 2 bars where you can sample the best dishes in and around Zermatt. For those who want to eat Italian or French cuisine, you can go to the hotel’s Prato Borni Restaurant. The Lusi Restaurant on the other hand offers exciting dishes based on Mediterranean cooking.

The Ruden Bar is a cozy bar near the reception area and is warmed by a traditional fireplace during winter. The bar was named after Father Josef Ruden, the man behind the idea of the hotel. The Stars Bar is the other bar of the hotel. This is a piano bar where people can relax and enjoy good music and fine wines.The Vita Borni is the hotel’s wellness center. It is equipped with a pool with a waterfall, spa areas and other amenities.

Experience Zermatt and the Matterhorn by staying in one of the finest Zermatt hotels. And remember that booking a room in Grand Hotel Zermatterhof is easy, just check out our homepage here in and you will have easy access to make online reservations and bookings for a room in this popular Zermatt hotel.

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