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The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt

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Front of property
Free WiFi
Equipment storage
Bar (on property)

Overview of The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt

The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt

1.0 star property
Mountain hostel in Zermatt with restaurant and bar/lounge

102 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Non-smoking
  • Ski facilities
Schluhmattstrasse 32, Zermatt, VS, 3920
Main amenities
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Ski storage
  • Library
  • Computer station
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Multilingual staff
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise - 1 min drive
  • Sunnegga Ski Resort - 52 min drive

Getting around

  • Sion (SIR) - 75 min drive
  • Geneva International Airport (GVA) - 162 min drive
  • Zermatt Gornergratbahn Station - 12 min walk
  • Zermatt (QZB-Zermatt Train Station) - 13 min walk
  • Zermatt Station - 13 min walk


  • Brown Cow - pub - 8 min walk
  • Elsie's Bar - 6 min walk
  • Old Zermatt - 4 min walk
  • Schmuggler-Höhle Zermatt - 4 min walk
  • Take it Döner - 7 min walk

About this property

The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt

Located near a train station, The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt is a great choice for a stay in Zermatt. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit the restaurant, and the bar/lounge is the perfect spot to grab a drink at the end of the day.


English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 4 PM until 9 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Zermatt is in a car-free zone and can be reached only by train.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Skiing lessons nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Ski storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Library


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • 2 steps to reach property

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.00 per person, per night for adults; CHF 2.00 per night for guests aged 9-16 years old. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately CHF 8 per person

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property does not have lifts.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts major credit cards.

Also known as

Hostel Matterhorn
Matterhorn Hostel
Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt
The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt Zermatt
The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt?
You can check in from 4 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt and nearby?
Have fun with nearby winter activities such as cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing.
Are there restaurants at or near The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt like?
The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt is a short 1-minute walk from Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise and 4 minutes' walk from Zermatt-Furi Gondola.






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Property conditions & facilities


8/10 Very good

Nice reception people. Bed was not too stable as the guy sleeping on the top bunk moved alot; disturb my sleep. The pantry is cosy.
Iris, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Alles war tip top..
Ayse, 1-night trip with friends
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2/10 Poor

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

There was no hot water for shower The toleits smelled of sewage
3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

4/10 Fair

Anselm, 2-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

when you stuck in swiss side of the mountain
Great location, friend staff. Only a bed, a blanket and a heater. That is all we get nothing else. Share toilet, share warm water shower (only me took the shower, rest of the family skip the shower cos water was too cold for them).
Candy, 1-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Don’t stay at all
Mitesh, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Got what I paid for which was a room and bed to sleep in. You do have to take very quick showers
madden, 2-night trip
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