The historic hotel is discovered at 2500-meter altitude directly by ski slopes, surrounded by Alpine meadows and hiking paths. Guests arrive here from Zermatt in 23 minutes, courtesy of the Gornergrat mountain rail. 25 double rooms and 4 junior suites with minibar, cable TV, free WLAN and bathrobes. Gratifying visits to the sauna following a sportive day in the fresh air – and fresh regional products besides mountain herbs served in the form of refined cuisine in the hotel restaurant.


1853 celebrated the Riffelhaus it’s opening at 2600 m (8300 feet) altitude, situated the splendid Zermatt mountain-world with a breathtaking view to the Matterhorn. Since then guests from all over the world feel here at home and enjoy the modern luxury and amenities of this hotel of the pioneering age.

Swiss Bike Hotel

Stylishly renovated hotel with historic roots and fabulous views of the Matterhorn; dating back to 1853. A 4-star hotel accessible solely with mountain rail. 25 rooms, a restaurant, bar, sun terrace, lounge and library as well as wellness area. Bikers discover paradise with far-reaching views right at their front door: 100 kilometers of single trails for all levels and 4 cross stretches with great flow at heights between 1400 and 3100 meters - easily reached from the Riffelhaus at 2500 meters.

Typically Swiss Hotel

As Mark Twain would have no doubt agreed, solely the magnificent views of the Matterhorn make journeys here worthwhile. And this historic hotel, dating back to 1855, has of course been lovingly restored over the years. Nostalgic rooms recall the pioneering years of tourism. Regional dishes, tranquility and most friendly ambiance furthermore entice guests here.

4 star

Q III - Service Management System

Hotel offers

  • Stay for 4 nights, pay for 3

    4 nights, 4 Nights in Double room, breakfast buffet , Arrival on following weekdays not permitted: Friday;... from CHF 624
    Offer Detail

    Price per person in double room
    valid: 19.11.2019 - 31.10.2020

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  • Public parking
  • Internet - free
  • Very quiet rooms
  • Wi-Fi - free
  • TV
  • WC in Room
  • Radio
  • Air conditioner
  • Phone
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Panoramic view
  • Terrace
  • Guided tours
  • Garden
  • Non smoking hotel
  • Pets welcome
  • Very quiet location


  • Whirlpool or Jacuzzi
  • Gym
  • Steam bath


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Riffelhaus 1853
3920 Zermatt

Phone +41 (0)27 966 65 00


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Riffelhaus 1853
3920 Zermatt
Phone +41 (0)27 966 65 00

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