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Featured Hostels in Zermatt

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Youth Hostel Zermatt
Youth Hostel Zermatt
2.0 out of 5.0 Staldenweg 5, Zermatt, VS
4.1/5 (40 reviews)

I like the view I don’t like the access to the property, we walk from the train station with luggage and it’s very inclined, lots of stairs 😁, pulling up luggage, but a very pleasant experience after all

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019
Located near the slopes, this Zermatt hostel is in the mountains, within 1 mi (2 km) of Mountaineers Cemetery and Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and close to winter ...
The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt
The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt
1.0 out of 5.0 Schluhmattstrasse 32, Zermatt, VS
2.8/5 (96 reviews)

There was no hot water for shower The toleits smelled of sewage

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019
Located near the slopes, this Zermatt hostel is in the mountains, within 1 mi (2 km) of Zermatt-Furi Gondola and Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and close to winter ...

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Hotel Alpenhof

Hotel Alpenhof

Matterstrasse 43, Postfach 462, Zermatt, VS
    4.5 out of 5.0
    4.7 out of 5 (297 reviews)

    Hotel Alpenhof$225

    Aug 29 - Aug 30

    Hotel Alpenhof$225
    Hotel Continental

    Hotel Continental

    Brantschenhaus 3, Zermatt, Valais
      3.0 out of 5.0
      4.5 out of 5 (278 reviews)

      Hotel Continental$185

      Sep 15 - Sep 16

      Hotel Continental$185

      What Is a Hostel?

      If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Zermatt, a hostel in town might be a great option for you. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
      • Low prices
      • A social environment

      Hostels are a great way to stay in Zermatt for a good value, so you can save your money for going out. You can enjoy activities in this destination like skiing and hiking.

      Hostels in Zermatt

      Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and might be a good place to start looking:

      The Matterhorn Hostel Zermatt - You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar.

      Youth Hostel Zermatt - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a restaurant. You'll find showers and desks in all rooms.

      When Is the Best Time to Visit Zermatt?

      Good weather's definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information about the local climate:

      • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 17° F and nighttime temperatures average 8° F
      • April-June: 35° F is the daytime average and 10° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 39° F and nighttime averages are around 27° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 32° F during the day and 11° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 0.98 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Zermatt?

      Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places:

      Natural Features
      • Matterhorn
      • Unterrothorn
      • Gorner Ridge
      Cultural Attractions
      • Matterhorn Museum
      • Saaser Museum
      • Walser Museum
      Additional Attractions
      • St. Mauritius Church
      • Mountaineers Cemetery
      • Zermatt-Furi Gondola

      In general, Zermatt is known for its:

      • Skiing
      • Mountain views
      • Biking
      • Snowboarding
      • Glaciers

      How to Get to Zermatt and Around the Area

      You can fly into the nearest airport in Sion (SIR), located 24 mi (38.6 km) away from the city center. After you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. To see more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Zermatt Station, Riffelberg, or Gornergrat Station.

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