Omnia Mountain Lodge

Auf dem Fels, Zermatt, 3920, Switzerland

This sophisticated glass-and-steel hotel on the hillside above the Kirchplatz not only has great service and superlative town and mountain views, but is an engineering marvel, a sleek standout in a village of traditional hoteliers. You'll feel like James Bond as a private tunnel leads through a cave to the secure elevator, where you are whisked to the contemporary lobby, decorated invitingly with astone fireplace and modern furnishings. With great Matterhorn vistas from decks and balconies, some of the luxurious guest rooms also have fireplaces, Jacuzzis, and saunas, and all have a complimentary snifter of scotch. The elegant restaurant offers tasting menus (including a vegetarian option) with avant-garde takes on Swiss dishes, such as birchermüesli made of foie gras; the baris an equally sleek place to sip cocktails. Chill out in the wellness area'sindoor-outdoor pool, multiple steam rooms, sauna, and outdoor whirlpool with Matterhorn views, perfect for relaxing post-ski or hike.

PROS

  • sophisticated, sleek design
  • lovely wellness area
  • Bose sound systems and designer toiletries

CONS

  • not so close to cable cars
  • staggered building layout can be disorienting

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Trendy, Views
Sceney
Near the mountain
Design

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 027-9667171

HOTEL DETAILS

18 rooms, 12 suites
Rate Includes: Closed late Apr.–mid-June Breakfast

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