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The Escapio Hotel Description:

The hotel offers 85 rooms and suites which are outfitted with modern amenities and contemporary furnishings. Guests can enjoy both a 1500 m² spa area as well as a modern gym, an indoor tennis court and a badminton and squash court. The hotel´s restaurant, the Alex Grill, serves regional cuisine as prepared by chef Frédéric Fischer. There is also a lounge and cocktail bar.

Wellness Hotel: 1500 square metre spa, massage and beauty treatments

Guests at the Hotel Alex Zermatt can relax in the hotel´s large spa area which includes a Finnish sauna, bio sauna, aroma sauna, steam bath and hamam. For total serenity, the romantic grotto pool and a jacuzzi await. Guests can also pamper themselves with an array of massage and beauty treatment options.

Sports Hotel: Adjacent to the Zermatt ski area, in-house gym, indoor tennis, badminton and squash courts

The Hotel Alex Zermatt is within 100 metres of the ski area, which is among the highest elevation ski areas in the Alps. It is also one of the best developed ski areas for visitors. The area´s claim to fame is that one can ski, snowboard and winter hike 365 days of the year here. The hotel has a modern ski room where all of the equipment is stored and disinfected every night. Other sports amenities include a large swimming pool and a fitness room which is equipped with modern Technogym equipment. In addition, the hotel offers the only indoor tennis court in Zermatt, as well as indoor badminton and squash courts. Yoga and aerobics classes can also be booked.

A Mountain Hotel: Matterhorn mountain nearby, skiing possible all year round, alpine décor

Situated in the Matter valley, the hotel is close to the famous Matterhorn mountain. Visitors can enjoy year-round skiing, snowboarding and hiking. The building which houses the hotel is typical for the region - Riegelbau. The family-run hotel offers 85 comfortably furnished rooms and suites with brocade curtains and furniture and ceilings of ornately carved wood. The hotel´s accommodations also offer modern amenities such as a jacuzzi, safe, telephone, cable TV and wireless internet. Bathrobes await guests as well.

Food & Beverage: Hearty breakfast buffet, the Alex Grill´s regional cuisine and an Alpine-style lounge bar

A rich breakfast buffet is served in the hotel´s restaurant or delivered to guests´ rooms upon request. The restaurant, Alex Grill, is overseen by chef Frédéric Fischer, who has recently published a book. His tasty and hearty menu is inspired by the regional Valais cuisine and includes grilled specialties of either meat or fish. For groups, gourmet meals can be arranged in the hotel´s wine cellar with dining, the Bodega Bacchus. The hotel´s lounge bar welcomes guests to relax with friends over an aperitif in a cosy atmosphere. With an Alpine-style décor, the lounge bar has many seating areas but maintains a private atmosphere with its layout and fireplaces. Guests can enjoy the bar´s exquisite selection of fine whiskeys, fine wines and delicious cocktails.

Sports & Leisure: Year-round snow, endless options for an active holiday, and a spa for relaxing

The main attraction of Zermatt is its ski area. Though in summer, many visitors come here just for hiking. In addition to snow-related activities, the hotel offers sports courses such as yoga and aerobic classes. Guests can also stay active indoors at the hotel´s on-site gym and indoor tennis, badminton and squash courts. Just 7 kilometres away there is also a 9-hole golf course. After a long day of any type of activity, guests can unwind free of charge in the Hotel Alex Zermatt´s 1,500 m² spa area.

Location: Near to many high mountains, in the middle of Zermatt

The Hotel Alex Zermatt lies in the Matter valley right in the center of Zermatt. Guests need only walk 100 metres to the train station. Nearby there are many shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. The nearest town with more shopping opportunities is Thun, around 80 kilometres away. The roundtrip to Geneva airports is about 300 kilometres.

Other Highlights: Conference rooms and fairytale weddings

For seminars, congresses and other events, the Hotel Alex Zermatt offers flexibility and high standards. There are five different conference rooms, the largest of which measures 240 square metres and can accommodate up to 240 people. All rooms are equipped with modern equipment such as a projector, TV, speaker, microphone and internet. In addition, the wine cellar can also be rented out. For a fairytale wedding - including a carriage ride through the wintry Zermatt - the Hotel Alex Zermatt is the perfect choice. The dedicated hotel team can assist guests with all of the preparations for the celebration and the romantic wedding night can be spent by the newly married bride and groom in one of the luxurious suites.

The Escapio Hotel Profile:

The Lowdown:
The Essentials
spa area, restaurant, sauna, dogs allowed
Hotel Type
Spa, Romantic, Ski, Sports, 4 star, Pet friendly, Family, Mountain, Quiet, Gourmet
rustic, traditional, cozy, charming
Perfect for
Families with children, Couples, Leisure guests, Families with babies
We were particularly impressed by:
  • Central location in the heart of Zermatt, ski resort easily accessible
  • Extensive, 1500 square metre spa, and pool and gym (all free)
  • Plethora of sports: skiing, snowboarding, hiking, sports courses, tennis, badminton, squash, billiards and table tennis
  • Restaurant, Alex Grill, serves regional cuisine and the Alpine lounge bar has a very extensive selection of drinks
Good to Know:
  • Car-free village - those arriving by car may park in Täsch, 5 kilometres away, and take a taxi or train to the hotel
  • Child-friendly restaurant, extra beds are available
  • Dogs and cats are very welcome, dog-sitting and dog-walking services are available
  • It is mostly a non-smoking hotel, a smoking lounge is available for smokers

Features & Services | Hotel Alex Zermatt

wireless LAN in lobby free
wireless LAN in rooms free
internet in lobby free
internet cable in rooms free
non-smoking building entire hotel incl. lobby
terrace breakfast served on terrace, sunbeds, deckchairs, sunshades, mountain views
garden / outside area sunbathing area, sunbeds, deckchairs, sunshades
tanning bed extra charge
reception opening times vary
events service weddings
safe free
concierge, elevator, wireless LAN, night porter, laundry service, bar, café, restaurant, restaurant Alex Grill , restaurant Le Jardin , room service, sewing / ironing service
Spoken languages in hotel
German, English, French, Italian, Spanish
Board Options
breakfast buffet cold, American
breakfast breakfast served in restaurant, breakfast served in room
half board breakfast and dinner
full board à la carte
half board menu
Pets in the Hotel
dogs permitted, free
cats permitted, free
dog supervision: dogsitting, dogwalking service
dog catering water / feeding dish in room (on request)
pets not allowed in restaurant, pool area, spa, fitness area, breakfast room
Complimentary Extras with every Escapio Booking (regardless of rate conditions or room):
use of spa area

Themes & Special Features | Hotel Alex Zermatt

Sports & Leisure
billiards extra charge
bicycle rental extra charge
tennis hotel tennis court: free of charge
table tennis table tennis free of charge
winter sports skiing, alpine skiing, ski resort: Zermatt - Matterhorn - Gornergrat - Sunnegga , 1600 m above sea level , ski pass 86 CHF per day, snowboarding, ice skating, snowshoeing, winter hiking
Indoor Jacuzzi 3 sqm
indoor swimming pool 15 sqm, lane length 20 m
price free
squash squash courts free of charge
badminton badminton court free of charge
fitness studio free
Jacuzzi, pool, Indoor pool, heated, fitness, hiking, climbing, mountain climbing, mountain biking
Families with Children
child-friendly restaurant children's chairs, highchairs, children and baby menu (at times on request)
children's accessories available baby phone, potty, bottle warmer, baby bath, baby food
Outdoor playground
Spa, Wellness & Beauty
sauna no sauna charges
indoor sauna Finnish sauna, steam room, bio sauna, aromatic sauna, Hamam
wellbeing massage back & neck massage, full body massage, facial massage, foot reflex zone massage, stone massage, relaxing massage, herbal massage
spa area 1500 sqm, free
beauty consultations make-up
treatments facials, manicure, pedicure, peeling, Hair removal
plunge pool, chill-out room, massages
Sustainability & Health
sustainable waste disposal waste separation
Romance & Romantic Touches
room decoration (on request) sparkling wine, champagne, wine, flowers, rose petals, fruit platter, fruit basket, chocolates, candles
romantic arrangements candlelight dinner, horse-drawn carriage rides
four-poster bed, romantic rooms available
gourmet restaurant regional cuisine, international cuisine, gourmet chef / head chef: Frédéric Fischer , awards: bei Guide Michelin 3 rote Häuser , 200 seats, main course price 40 CHF to 60 CHF, set menu price 75 CHF to 100 CHF for 4 courses
wine selection choice of 1000 wines, wine tasting (book in advance), walk-in wine cellar (book in advance)
Memberships & Awards
memberships Swiss Premium Hotels
awards Q 2 in year 2014
Hotel Style & Atmosphere
rustic, traditional, cozy, charming
Gay & Lesbian

Hotel Location | Hotel Alex Zermatt

mountain location: Mountain: Mattertal, 1610 m high, 200 m away
peaceful location, centrally located
Hotel with views of
train station Bahnhofplatz 0.1 km
airport Genf oder Zürich Flughafen 300 km
public transport stop Bahnhof Zermatt 0.1 km
nearest city Thun 81 km
nightlife district Zermatt 0.2 km
swimming bay Leisee 0,55 km
mountains Matterhorn 2 km
shopping Zermatt 0.1 km
golf course Täsch 7 km
historic district Zermatt 0.2 km
tourist sights Matterhorn 2 km
cable car Gornergrat Bahn 0.1 km
tennis Tennisclub Zermatt 0.1 km
forest 0.1 km
winter sports resort Zermatt 0.1 km

Nearby (max. 10km) | Hotel Alex Zermatt

golf course 7 km away, 9 hole, reservations made in hotel, par 36, private lessons, restaurant on golf course
winter sports ice skating, alpine skiing, blue ski piste 1 km away, red ski piste 1 km away, black ski piste 1 km away, cross-country skiing 7 km away, ski lift 0.2 km, ski school 0.2 km, ski and boot rental, snowshoeing, children's ski school 0.1 km, snowboard rental
badminton, mountain climbing, bowling, bicycle tours, bicycle rentals, fitness center, minigolf / crazy golf, mountain biking, squash, tennis, beach volleyball, hiking, table tennis, billiards, climbing
Spa & Wellness
horse-drawn carriage rides
Leisure & Entertainment
nightlife district, bars / pubs, discotheque, shopping, cinema, museum / gallery, library, playground, planetarium / observatory

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Hotel Alex Zermatt
Bodmenstrasse 12
3920 Zermatt Map
Valais, Switzerland
Check in: 14:00
Check out: 11:00
No. of rooms: 84
Year built: 1960
Year renovated: 2013
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Cosy ski hotel with intimate ambience

The Hotel Alex Zermatt has a cozy alpine style. It is run by a friendly host family which makes guests feel personally cared for. Centrally located in the heart of Zermatt, the hotel offers many recreational opportunities. More details

Single room

15 m², View of mountains, Side building, Balcony, Heating, Internet connection, Cable or satellite TV, Radio, Safe

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Double Room

22 m², View of mountains, Branch, Main building, Bed for infants available, Heating, Internet connection, Cable or satellite TV, Bed for children available

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Classic Junior Suite

36 m², View of mountains, Branch, Main building, Bed for infants available, Heating, Internet connection, Cable or satellite TV, Bed for children available

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Luxury Suite

40 m², View of mountains, View of garden, Main building, Bed for infants available, Double bed (min. width 180 cm), Heating, Internet connection, Bed for children available

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Complimentary for Escapio guests: use of spa area

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