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Valais Hotels

Hotel Monte Rosa

  • Bahnhofstr. 80 Map It
  • Zermatt
  • Grande Dame

Pros

  • Near all the entertainment hotspots
  • Historical significance sets a unique, inspiring mood—you'll feel like conquering the Matterhorn yourself

Cons

  • No in-house pool or spa facilities
  • Though trendy, the bar is narrow and uncomfortably cramped

Updated 09/14/2012

Fodor's Review

Alexander Seiler founded this historic hotel, expanding it over the years to its current size. This was the home base of Edward Whymper when he conquered the Matterhorn in 1865, and not surprisingly the establishment is a member of Swiss Historic Hotels. Behind its graceful, shuttered facade you'll find an ideal balance between modern convenience and history in the original ceiling moldings, fireplaces, and Victorian dining hall. Rooms boast impeccable, soft-toned decor;

southern views go quickly and cost more. The bar is an après-ski must. The pool and health facilities are shared with sister-hotel Mont Cervin, and guests can take advantage of the hotel group's dine-around plan. During winter, dinner in-house is included in the room price.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Bahnhofstr. 80, Zermatt, 3920, Switzerland

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Phone:

027-9660333

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed mid-Apr.–mid-June and Oct.–mid-Dec.
  • 26 rooms, 15 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 09/14/2012

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