The Best Hostels in Zermatt for Skiing and Hiking near the Matterhorn

The Best Hostels in Zermatt for Skiing and Hiking near the Matterhorn
Zermatt, at the base of the Matterhorn, is a world-famous destination because of its beautiful views and year-round activities. In the summer, visitors can hike through the mountains and take in the awe-inspiring views. In the winter, ski season brings skiers and snowboarders to the slopes for the type of downhill action that only the Swiss Alps can provide.

The hostels and hotels below are all close to the mountain in the town of Zermatt, Switzerland. Each place is a little bit different in terms of the atmosphere, the amenities offered, and the price. So, check them out before you make your reservation and then have a great trip!


A large hostel for couples, families, and groups

Dorm Bed from $42.79
Private Room from $49.93
Overall Rating: 84%
Staldenweg 5, Zermatt
This large hostel with private rooms and dorms of varying sizes offers an amazing view of the Matterhorn. The Youthhostel Zermatt is modern and comfortable, with amenities that any traveler would want or need.

Most rooms have sinks, and some private rooms also have ensuite bathrooms, making this establishment more like a bed and breakfast for those who wish to stay in style. For the dorms, all-female and all-male dorm options are available in addition to mixed dorms. The atmosphere is quiet but social, as multiple common rooms, a game room, and the dining hall allow for socializing with other guests. The hostel is family-friendly and welcomes larger groups, too. In the winter, the ski room and ski storage area is great for those who arrive with gear.

Free breakfast is included with every room type, and other meals can be purchased as well. (Unfortunately, this hostel does not have a kitchen available for guests). Free Wi-Fi is also available, as are linens. Towel rental, laundry, luggage storage, and other amenities are also available for guests.

The hostel is a 15-minute walk from the train station, or faster if you take the cable car and an electric bus.

Guest reviews give this hostel high marks for pretty much everything, especially the views. Many guests note that a fairly large number of families stay at this hostel.


Private Room from $91.77
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 93%
Englischer Viertel 5, Zermatt
This terrific hotel offers friendly service and cable tv. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Wi-fi, towels included, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.

Private Room from $83.05
(Prices vary by season)
Spissstrasse 96 Zermatt, Zermatt
This terrific hotel offers friendly service. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular.
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