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New spa at the Silvana Mountain Hotel

New spa at the Silvana Mountain Hotel

22/08/2019

The Silvana Mountain Hotel will be refurbishing its spa area between September and December 2019. In addition to the existing spa pool, three different saunas, multi-sensory showers, two relaxation rooms, a lounge and a massage room are being developed in several little chalets on a 200-square-metre site. It is all being constructed with natural stone tiles and mature wood, to create an Alpine atmosphere. Following the refurbishment, the hotel will be able to claim proudly to be the closest spa to the Matterhorn. The Silvana Mountain Spa will be accessible to the public, by request, from 5 December 2019.

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Zermatt Hotels are up with the best

31/05/2019

Every year, the Sonntagszeitung newspaper publishes a hotel guide ranking the best hotels in Switzerland in different categories. This year, the guide includes thirteen Zermatt hotels.

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Hotel Bella Vista renovates rooms

01/05/2019

The friendly Hotel Bella Vista in Zermatt is renovating 5 of its 21 bedrooms. These include a suite, which will be given a whole new look, two double rooms and a single room. Walls will be moved, existing windows enlarged and new windows and bathrooms installed. The work is scheduled to be completed in time for summer 2019.

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Hotel Hemizeus: renovations

01/05/2019

From 30 June 2019, the Hotel Hemizeus will be renovating one of their apartments and several of the bedrooms. Out of the 32 rooms, 8 will undergo a complete redesign, and two bedrooms will be combined to create a suite. Out of the 9 apartments, 1 will be renovated, plus a new bathroom will be fitted.

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Hotel Silvana focuses on bikers

01/05/2019

Hotel Silvana has lots to offer bikers. The owners have built a bike store providing repair and cleaning equipment and hire out e-bikes. There will also be a special bikers’ menu for summer 2019.

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Tradition Julen: New holiday apartments

01/05/2019

Tradition Julen has new apartments and studios available to rent. The “Downtown” apartment, which sleeps four to seven people, is available to book now. Located at Getwingstrasse 12 in the heart of Zermatt, it has accommodation on three floors, all with lift access. The balcony offers views of the Matterhorn. Free use of the spa facilities in the Romantik Hotel Julen and Hotel Alpenhof is included in the price. Breakfast, half board and daily cleaning options can also be added on request.

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Europe Hotel & Spa: new panorama suite

01/05/2019

The Europe Hotel & Spa completely renovated its topfloor rooms in December 2018. There is now a 70 m² suite with panoramic views of the Matterhorn. There is also both a rainfall shower and a freestanding bath.

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Kinhütte: new packages

01/05/2019

In time for the season opening on 28 June 2019, the Kinhütte has announced a wide range of new packages. These include guided Kin Glacier hikes where you can see wild Alpine goats, voluntary work such as chopping wood, drying crockery and baking cakes, yoga and a relaxation programme with a massage. At 2,584 metres above sea level and surrounded by four-thousanders in the Mischabel group, the hut prioritises sustainability and takes waste reduction, food recycling and the use of local products very seriously. Eating together round a table provides companionship and sociable conversation for sole travellers.

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Hotel Elite has a new look

01/05/2019

The three-star Hotel Elite Garni, located in the heart of Zermatt, will undergo renovations from 1 May till the end of November 2019. It will re-open at the beginning of the winter season.

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Hotel Silvana: spa improvements

01/05/2019

The Silvana Mountain Spa in the Silvana Mountain Hotel is being extended in time for the 2019/2020 winter season. The plan includes the creation of an Alpine sauna landscape with lounge (pine sauna, herbal steam room, Swiss chalet / vitarium), a multi-sensory shower and a massage facility. The spa is open to non-residents.

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Hotel Beau Site: New director

01/05/2019

Roman Codina is the new director of the Parkhotel Beau Site. Originally from Schaffhausen, he has many years of hotel management experience from working in a wide range of hotels.   Codina replaces Franz Schwegler-Dossetto, who has been the director of Beau Site for 24 years. A series of building renovations, refurbishments and alterations were carried out under his leadership. He is now retiring.

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Hotel Carina: complete renovation

01/05/2019

In December 2019 the covers will come off the newly renovated Hotel Carina. Work will be carried out from April to November, with everything redesigned from the ground up. This includes the name, branding and overall concept.

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Hotel Admiral becomes Hotel Mama

01/05/2019

Hotel Admiral will remain open until 30 April 2019. After that, it will be fully renovated both inside and out. The hotel will re-open for the 2019/2020 winter season under the new name of Hotel Mama, with 29 rooms (four more than before). It will continue to be a three-star superior hotel and will be managed by JuMA Ho-tel AG.  Hotel Mama will also have a co-working space managed together with PuraWorka.

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SAC Monte Rosa Hut: new management

01/05/2019

The continuation of the SAC Monte Rosa Hut has been secured. The Rubin family had to stop managing the hut for health reasons, but Richard Lehner (Zermatt mountain guide) and Kilian Emmenegger (Zermatt ski instructor) have been confirmed as the new managers. They both bring a wealth of experience with them, as they used to manage the Gandegghütte. They will start their new role in summer 2019.

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New Director at Parkhotel Beau Site

30/04/2019

Roman Codina will take over as the new director of the Parkhotel Beau Site in Zermatt. He replaces Franz Schwegler-Dossetto, who is retiring.

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Daniel F. Lauber is the new President of the Zermatt Hoteliers’ Association

16/04/2019

Daniel F. Lauber from the Cervo Mountain Boutique Resort is the new President of the Zermatt Hoteliers’ Association. He succeeds Corinne Julen from Europe Hotel & Spa and the focus of his year in office will be the topic of sustainability.

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Hotel pioneer Alexander Seiler – a bicentenary celebration

21/02/2019

Alexander Seiler was a pioneer in the hotel industry who made a huge impact on Zermatt. February 21 marks the 200th anniversary of his birth.

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‘The Omnia’ wins a place on the podium

05/02/2019

Every year, TripAdvisor selects the best hotels in nine different categories. The winners of the ‘Travellers’ Choice Awards’ have just been announced. Two Zermatt hotels feature in the main category, ‘Top Hotels in Switzerland’.

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World's best ski chalet: Chalet Les Anges

21/11/2018

For the sixth year running, the World Ski Awards have taken place in Kitzbühel. This year, Chalet Les Anges in Zermatt has once again come first in the category of World's Best Ski Chalet.

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Zermatt – now home to four 5-star superior hotels

08/11/2018

It’s official: The Omnia hotel has been added to the ranks of 5-star superior hotels in Zermatt.

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The theme for the new igloo village is "Out in the Wild"

05/11/2018

In November 2018, a new Igloo Village will be created in Zermatt at Rotenboden with a restaurant, outdoor bar, overnight accommodations, Whirlpool and the best view of the Matterhorn. This year, it will be adventurous: ice artists will create a snow palace featuring wild animals out of snow and ice.

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Five Zermatt hotels in the top 50

05/11/2018

Last year the "NZZ am Sonntag" newspaper published a ranking of the best Swiss hotels for the first time. This year, three-star hotels were in the spotlight – and five Zermatt establishments impressed the jury.

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Karl Wild chooses Zermatt hotels

04/06/2018

The hotel guide in the Sonntagszeitung newspaper, created by journalist Karl Wild and a team of experts, named the 150 best hotels in Switzerland in 2018/19 – including eleven Zermatt establishments.

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Zermatt hotel The Omnia awarded Prix Bienvenu

18/04/2018

The Omnia has been named the "Friendliest Hotel in Switzerland" in the luxury hotel category. The 5-star hotel received the Prix Bienvenu at the 2018 Schweizer Ferientag tourism industry conference.

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The Chalet Hotel Schönegg is a New Relais & Châteaux Member

16/04/2018

Since the Chalet Hotel Schönegg has met a number of admission criteria, it belongs to the prestigious Relais & Châteaux association.

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Coeur des Alpes and The Omnia are no. 1 at TripAdvisor

25/01/2018

Zermatt hotels have been rated very highly in the 2018 Travellers’ Choice Awards. In three of the nine total categories in Switzerland, Zermatt hotels are standing on the podium holding gold medals.

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Hotel Ratings Distinguish Zermatt Hotels

27/11/2017

Over the last few days, three hotel ratings have just been published: In the Trivago Awards 2018, the "NZZ am Sonntag" Hotel Ratings as well as the Winter Hotel ratings of the Sonntagszeitung, the Zermatt hotels results stand out.

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Les Anges Wins Award "World’s Best Ski Chalet"

24/11/2017

The 5th World Ski Awards were presented in Kitzbühel on 18 November 2017. Among the winners is the Chalet Les Anges in Zermatt.

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New Igloo Village Theme is Mythology

10/11/2017

In November 2017, a new Igloo Village will be created in Zermatt at Rotenboden with a restaurant, outdoor bar, overnight accommodations, Whirlpool and the best view of the Matterhorn. This year, it will be mystical: ice artists create a snow palace with fortresses, castles and god-like formations.

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The Omnia is Switzerland’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2017

10/10/2017

On 30 September 2017, the 24th World Travel Awards were presented in St. Petersburg. Among the winners is also the Zermatt hotel, The Omnia.

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Zermatt: Hotels at the Top of the Class - again

22/05/2017

Hotel rankings were published in both the 2016-2017 edition of Karl Wild’s book "Die 150 besten Hotels der Schweiz" (best hotels) and the SonntagsZeitung. The lists include 11 Zermatt hotels prominently represented once again. With "Prix Bienvenu" Switzerland Tourisme has also awarded the 100 most friendly Swiss hotels.

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TripAdvisor: Zermatt Hotels are Among the Best

25/01/2017

TripAdvisor once again is praising the Zermatt hotels. The Omnia Hotel is ranked fifth and the Matterhorn Focus seventh in all of Switzerland in the TripAdvisor ratings. Many other Zermatt hotels were also distinguished.

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