Arrive by Rail In Zermatt Historical Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn

By   December 7, 2019

The Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn is a Zermatt focal point and the of the Bahnhofplatz is welcoming with all the things a visitor to Zermatt could need or want. There are many restaurants, services, and shops where you’ll find authentic local foods, and most importantly, plenty of places to buy the souvenirs that will keep your memories of this trip alive forever.

Luggage deposit, Nappy-changing and toilet facilities are here for your freshening up. Take an electric taxi or ride the horse-drawn carriages available for guests at the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, one of the finest Zermatt hotels you can choose. This luxury accommodation opened in 1879, and features three restaurants, a spa area, the Vita Borni which has a sauna area, a spacious pool, and more.

Each room is individually furnished rooms and the suites have a beautiful panoramic view of the mountains. Besides many of the rooms having the Matterhorn for a view, each has a kettle for tea, a coffee machine, and complimentary mineral water. Soft drinks are in the mini bar. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted with fresh fruit and wine.

Dining at The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof can be challenging with three Zermatt restaurants to choose from:

  • The Alpine Gourmet Prato Borni where Valais-style cuisine is served in an atmosphere of sophistication.
  • The Brasserie Lusi with French touch dishes.
  • The Saycheese! Restaurant, where traditional Swiss cheese dishes of fondue, raclette and more.

Each afternoon, they serve classic tea in the Rudenbar and you can enjoy live piano music in the Stars Bar daily. All day every day a smoker’s lounge is open for guests.

The Chalet Felderhof is one of the Zermatt hotels that is perfect or the traveler that brings their pets. It is next door to the train station and is only 1,000 feet from the Sunnegga cable car. They furnish each room with a flat-screen television, and you’ll have either a private balcony or an indoor seating area.

Each room has fresh towels in their private bath and the units with a kitchen are equipped with a dishwasher, perfect for the guests that are staying a while in beautiful Zermatt. Just over half a mile away is Matterhorn glacier paradise, and the Matterhorn is just over 5 miles away.

The Haus Sonnheim is another one of Zermatt hotels that will make you feel at home after a day of enjoying the cycling, hiking, skiing, and all the popular activities available in the region. There are studios with a balcony that some of the best views of the mountains surrounding this accommodation and in less than 2,000 feet, there are several restaurants serving local fare. These are self-catering rooms that have cable channels with a flat screen television, a dining area, and free WiFi.  Hop a bus just 350 feet from the door to make your way to the transport stations that will take you to the mountains.   Another accommodation in Zermatt is the Haus Alpenschloss, a quiet setting and in walking distance of the historic Mountaineer cemetery, one of the most visited places for tourists that tells you the history of this quaint ski village. Wolli Anfanger Park Sunnegga is two miles away, and each room is equipment with a refrigerator and an electric teapot. You’ll be near other points of interest, making this the place to be for the history buff.