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Hotel Monte Rosa

Zermatt , Switzerland  ·  41 Rooms & Suites
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If you're looking for a classic Swiss experience full of interesting history, Hotel Monte Rosa is the perfect choice. It's unique collection of vintage photographs showing Mountaineers and other famous figures who have visited over the years is sure to add an extra touch of magic to your stay!

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Setting the scene

Hotel Monte Rosa is steeped in Swiss tradition. It opened in 1839 and was the very first hotel in the picturesque Matterhorn village, with just three rooms. The Seiler family took over in 1853, and the hotel stayed in their family for many years to come. For those looking for an authentic, historical and truly unique experience, look no further than a stay at this delightful hotel. It has played host to some of the most respected mountaineers, including Edward Whymper, who was the first to successfully climb the Matterhorn. Refurbishments and expansions have ensured that the hotel meets modern standards whilst still boasting it's old-fashioned, turn-of-the-century Alpine charm. This is seen throughout the hotel's lounges and its historical restaurant, which is arguably one of the most beautiful in the Alps. 

Located right in the heart of Zermatt, Hotel Monte Rosa is on the lively main street just a stone's throw from the numerous shops, restaurants and bars, and just a short walk from the train station, mountain railway, cable cars and bus stops.

The hotel offers 41 luxurious rooms and suites in range of sizes and styles, that are equipped to meet the highest standards of convenience and comfort. Guests of the Hotel Monte Rosa may use the fantastic spa facilities, spanning 1,700sqm, at the neighbouring sister hotel Mont Cervin Palace.

Rooms and Suites

  • Alpenrose Standard (25sqm) King/twin bedroom, at the rear of the hotel.
  • Enzian Superior (30sqm) King/twin bedroom, mountain views.
  • Edleweiss Deluxe (35sqm) King/twin bedroom with sitting area, views of Rothorn and Mischabel mountains.
  • Monte Rosa Open Suite (40-55sqm) King/twin bedroom with open-plan lounge, two bathrooms, mountain views.
  • Matterhorn Classic Suite (50 sqm) King/twin bedroom, lounge, bathroom with separate WC, balcony, Matterhorn views.
  • Whymper Suite One Bedroom (75sqm) King/twin bedroom, lounge, bathroom with separate WC, large balcony, mountain views. Located on 6th floor.
  • Whymper Suite Two Bedrooms (115sqm) Two king/twin bedrooms, lounge, bathroom with separate WC, large balcony, mountain views. Located on 6th floor.

Spa and Wellness

Experience a luxurious retreat at the hotel's sister property Mont Cervin Palace, just a few steps away from the hotel. Guests of Hotel Monte Rosa enjoy complimentary access to Mont Cervin Palace's 1700sqm spa and wellness facility. Perfect for a relaxing dip in the pool, a soothing massage, a workout in the fitness centre, or time in the sauna. Enjoy some much deserved peace of mind.

Dining and Après Ski

Edward’s Bar-Café: At Edward's, you can enjoy a cosy ambiance and drinks for all occasions. With their sophisticated bar options and menu including tartar and other
tantalizing dishes, Edward's is the perfect place for aperitifs, nightcaps, coffee or cocktails. Its inviting atmosphere is enhanced by the warm earthy colours, stone walls and wood decorations.

Belle Epoque: Experience a world of crystal chandeliers, stucco ceilings and walls, beautiful historic paintings, and plush velvet chairs. Travel back 100 years and indulge in the elegance and grandeur of the past. This restaurant is open for breakfast, public holidays, and banquets.

1818 - Eat & Drink: Treat yourself to a unique culinary experience at 1818 - Eat & Drink with its 13 Gault-Millau points and inventive dishes crafted from the finest local and imported produce. Add selected wines and spirits to the mix and you have an evening that is simply unbeatable. For a truly exceptional experience, 1818 - Eat & Drink is the place to be!


  • Distance to lifts: 5 minutes to the Gornergrat Railway, 7 minutes to the Sunnegga, 10 minutes to the Matterhorn Express
  • Distance to resort centre: Centrally located


Hotel Monte Rosa

Zermatt , Switzerland  ·  41 Rooms & Suites
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