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Matterhorn Hostel Reviews

Schluhmattstrasse 32, Zermatt, Switzerland

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519 Total Reviews
  • 65%Value For Money
  • 68%Security
  • 79%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 63%Cleanliness
  • 55%Facilities

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Uncomfortable beds, mouldy shower curtains, no kitchen amenities, rigid checkin , expensive for what is provided

  • 15th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The Matterhorn Hostel was conveniently located (Zermatt is not a big town, it's at most a 10 minute walk from the train station), and is cheaper than anything else in town. The staff was friendly and accommodating, and helped us get to the trails we wanted to hike. It definitely isn't luxurious, but it's clean, comfortable, and safe. There isn't a full kitchen, but there's a comfortable living room with tables and chairs, and they are willing to do a minimal amount of food preparation for you.


Good location very close to cable car to matterhorn mountain but there's almost no common areas to meet other backpackers. In addition, is a really cheap place to stay few nights if you compare the prices in Zermatt.

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