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What we love

A spacious apartment with access to a swimming pool and spa facilities - a real rarity in Zermatt!

The Whymper Residence

Sleeps 8

The Property

Named after Edward Whymper (the first Alpinist to reach the summit of the Matterhorn), this luxury apartment is an exciting addition for our portfolio.

The third floor apartment is absolutely vast with 315m2 of space and perfectly situated in what is quite simply the best location in Zermatt: in the heart of the village, next to the ice skating rinks (tennis courts in the summer), 1 minute away from the main shopping centre and 2 minutes away from the Gornergrat mountain railway. It of course has perfect Matterhorn views.

Guests staying in the Whymper have free access via a short tunnel to the Schweizerhof hotel's indoor swimming pool and extensive spa facilities.

The Whymper Residence has a very stylish entrance and lift access to all floors. The apartment has four double bedrooms and five separate bathrooms. The main and generous living area is comprised of three zones: the sitting room with its fireplace, a dining area with an adjoining open plan kitchen, and a study / TV room which can be closed off. All these areas are sunny and south-facing with spacious balconies and fabulous views.

The master bedroom has a double bed, bay windows, a walk-in wardrobe with a desk, and an en-suite bathroom with bath-tub, WC and two sinks. Next to it are two twin bedrooms with big balconies. There is another bathroom with a bath-tub, two sinks, and WC.

Down the passage you will find a utility room with a shower, and also a washing machine and dryer. Around the corner, leading off the hall, is the fourth bedroom, also with twin beds. (Please note that all our twins are of the zip and lock variety so that they can be made up as doubles). This bedroom has its own spacious en-suite bathroom with a shower, two sinks, and WC. There is a further guest bathroom with shower / WC in the passage leading to the study / TV room.

The open-plan designer kitchen has every accessory you could possibly need, and a convivial breakfast bar. In summary: the most perfect combination of location, style and space.

A perfect apartment for two families or group of friends who want to make the most of Zermatt centre and have spa facilities. 

Sleeping Capacity

  • 1 x Master double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom
  • 2 x Twin/double bedroom with a shared bathroom*
  • 1 x Twin/double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • *There is a further guest bathroom with shower / WC within the chalet. 

View floor plan

Staff

  • Resort Manager

Location

  • Distance to lifts: Matterhorn Express (5 mins walk)
  • Distance to resort centre: Centrally located

Distance To Airport

  • Sion (SIR): 1h 30m / 80km
  • Geneva (GVA): 3h 15m / 240km
  • Zurich (ZRH): 3h 40m / 260km

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Winter 2018/19 Pricing

Chalet rental price, accommodation only

The booking price is fixed in CHF, other currencies will vary subject to exchange rates/conditions.

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Includes

  • Seven nights' luxury accommodation
  • Exclusive use of the property and its facilities
  • Assistance with ski rentals
  • Assistance with lift tickets
  • Daily visits from concierge
  • Use of Wireless Internet (Wifi)
  • Tourist tax
  • Utilities
  • End of stay clean

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Airport Transfers
  • Insurance Premiums
  • Lift Passes or Ski Rental
  • Cost of massage/beauty treatments
  • Childcare arrangements
  • Any other item not specifically mentioned

 

Please Note

  • No discounts are applied to empty beds
  • A security deposit may be requested
  • This property is strictly non-smoking
  • All prices to be reconfirmed at time of booking

Summer Availability

This property is unavailable to rent during the summer. However, we do have many luxury chalets and lodges that are available to book - contact one of our consultants on +44 1993 899 420 or send us an enquiry.

Oxford Private Travel

Our 'summery sister' Oxford Private Travel are experts at all things 'non-ski'. Specialising in luxury villas, hotels, private islands and yacht charters, do give the team a call to experience the high levels of customer care that The Oxford Ski Company has become renowned for, when planning all of your other holidays as well. Featuring many European summer destinations, as well as long-haul and winter sun, they would be delighted to suggest holidays to match your individual requirements.

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