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Located in the mountains, this Zermatt hotel offers ski-in/ski-out access within 3 mi (5 km) of Gornergrat Station, Furi - Trockener Steg Cable Car, and Riffelberg Express Gondola. Matterhorn Express II Cable Car and Furi Ski Area are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Ski into Riffelhaus 1853, where you can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge, eat a meal at the restaurant, and enjoy comforts including an outdoor pool and a steam room.
All 25 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free bottled water, and hair dryers.
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After a day on the snow, enjoy a relaxing soak in the spa tub and an invigorating swim in the outdoor swimming pool. When the sun goes down, sip après-ski drinks in the hotel's bar.
The hotel offers a restaurant. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This ski hotel also offers ski storage and a sauna. A total renovation of this property was completed in October 2014.
Riffelhaus 1853 is a smoke-free property.
- Total number of rooms - 25
- Number of floors - 3
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Free breakfast
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Free WiFi
- Multilingual staff
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Year Built 1853
- Ski storage
- Ski-in/ski-out access
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Outdoor pool
- Wedding services
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Satellite TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Free cribs/infant beds
Where to Eat
Onsite venue - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).
A complimentary breakfast is offered.
Nearby Things to Do
An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include ski-in/ski-out access and a sauna.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Cross-country skiing nearby
- Snowboarding nearby
- Snowshoeing nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Ski lessons available nearby
- Ski equipment rental shops nearby
- Sledding nearby
- Rock climbing nearby
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-in time ends at 9 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! One child 2 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 10 per pet, per night
- Restrictions apply
- For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- No onsite parking is available.
No rollaway/extra beds available
The hotel offers only a set menu for dinner (surcharge). The hotel advises that guests will be unable to have dinner off site in Zermatt due to the limited cable car schedule in the evening.
- A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3 per person, per night for adults; CHF 1.5 per night for guests aged 6-16 years old. This tax does not apply to children under 17 years of age.
- Pet fee: CHF 10 per pet, per night
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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We should mention
Guests must transfer via required shuttle to the property. Guests must contact the property at least no hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).
Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 stars.