Hotel Matterhorn Focus: chic modern ski hotel in Zermatt

If you’re tired of traditional ski chalet architecture and interiors, and crave something more contemporary, check out the Hotel Matterhorn Focus in Zermatt, which boasts of stunning views of the Matterhorn from your room’s floor-to-ceiling windows. The open plan architecture of the rooms and suites makes the most use of space and light. In-room fireplaces create a cosy and luxurious atmosphere.

There are four small suites (50 square metres), three large suites (70 square metres), a large family suite, and ten deluxe double rooms, all of which have Matterhorn views. The seven superior double rooms have a view of Zermatt and the three standard double rooms have skylights. All rooms and suites have Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs. Some of the suites even come with their own kitchen. Room rates this season (2010-2011) start at 200 SFR rising to 430 SFR per night for the largest suites in the high season periods.

To soothe those tired muscles after a day of skiing, head to the hotel’s Wellness complex with interior pool, outdoor whirlpool, heated couches, saltwater bath, calidarium, and Finnish sauna. They can also arrange for massage and beauty treatments.

The hotel is only ten minutes from the center of Zermatt, a car-free ski village and only 2 minutes via underground passage from the Klein Matterhorn cable car and the lower ski station of Zermatt.

Hotel Matterhorn Focus
Winkelmattenweg 32
CH-3920 Zermatt
+41 27 966 24 24
Email the hotel to inquire about a booking.

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