Grand Hotel Zermatterhof included in Historic Hotels Worldwide


The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof in Zermatt, which has existed since 1879, has been accepted into Historic Hotels Worldwide, the official programme of the National Trust for Historic Preservation to recognise and celebrate the best historic hotels around the world.

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The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof is rich in history and architectural integrity. Built between 1876 and 1879, it was the largest hotel in the village at the time, with 94 rooms and 150 beds. Now it has been accepted into Historic Hotels Worldwide. The organisation promotes heritage and cultural travel by showcasing a prestigious collection of historic treasures, including hotels and other historic accommodation around the world.

"We are thrilled to include the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof into Historic Hotels Worldwide as a grand hotel dating back to 1879," said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director of Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. "It is an exciting time and marks another chapter in our history. We are very happy to become members and look forward to the future," says Rafael Biner, General Manager of the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof