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The mountain hotel

Riffelhaus 1853

Our whirlpool convinces with the most beautiful view in the Alps.

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3 overnight stays either in the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, Riffelhaus 1853 or Kulmhotel Gornergrat. Bookable from June to September.
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The Riffelhaus offers at a glance


The mountain hotel

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.

alpine flower, purple

The impressive alpine world starts directly in front of the hotel. In winter, there are the slopes, in summer, a stunning sea of blooms of alpine flowers that grow only here, and you will be awed by their masses and beauty. Here, hundreds of kinds of flowers blossom better than anywhere else in the Alps. A lot of sunshine and little rain make for a dazzling display of colourful blooms.

“Outdoor adventure without overdoing it”


mountaineering stories


The mountain of mountains

With the renovation, the Hotel Riffelhaus presents one of the most beautiful sun terraces in Zermatt and a wellness landscape with a unique view of the Matterhorn. Those who like Swiss cuisine are in paradise at the Restaurant Riffelhaus.

Rooms & Suites

Your own four walls

The “new” Hotel Riffelhaus offers many inviting places to linger. When you first enter your room, you will be astonished at the level of design and comfort we put into the room, here in the heart of the mountains, using completely natural materials.

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