Hotel Alex

  • Switzerland, Zermatt

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Hotel Alex has a cheerful ambience, traditional design and superb central location. You are in an elevated valley position, just off the main street in resort and only a few minutes walk to the Gornergrat railway and nearest lift.

The hotel is set in scenic gardens, with a large patio, sunset bar, seating area, lounging area and children’s slide. Relax in this ideal holiday hub with refreshments and a picturesque Matterhorn backdrop. Explore the rustic tavern like feel in the cocktail lounge, dining hall, bar and snooker room.

The wellness facilities are equally extravagant, featuring a large indoor pool and adjacent modern Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. You can unwind in the large gym or in-house squash and tennis courts. Work up an appetite knowing the delicious 4-course dinner awaits, always delivered with exceptional service. Rooms have quirky comfortable and neat furnishings.

Added value

Early booking offer available (ends 31 Dec)

Free daily packed lunch

Free indoor tennis and squash

10% discount on massage treatments for Inghams guests staying in-house

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 78
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 5
  • Official rating: 4.5

Rooms

Classic Twin Rooms are around 23m² and individually styled. These rooms have a bath and a south facing balcony. Amenities include telephone, cable TV, radio, hairdryer, safe and bathrobes.

Small Single Rooms are around 16m² and have a bath and south facing balcony.

Deluxe Twins and Classic Junior Suites are larger at 34-40m² and are on request so please call us to book these room types. Both have baths and south facing balconies.

Accessibility

None available

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

Hotel is on an incline with steps up to reception area. Side road entrance is on an incline and has no steps leading straight onto hotel terrace.

Zermatt

Surrounded by some of Europe's highest mountains, the Matterhorn, Dom and Monte Rosa and their dazzling glaciers, Zermatt, Switzerland, is a charming traffic-free village with some amazing walking opportunities, and a network of mountain trains and cable cars that makes access to the higher trails easy. Our hotels in Zermatt offer a great choice of accommodation.

 

Things to Do

  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Cable cars
  • Cycling
  • Horse drawn carriage rides
  • Museums
  • Paragliding
  • Shopping
  • Tennis
  • Helicopter flights
  • Cinema
  • Go Karting

The Gornergrat mountain train slowly takes visitors up the mountain, giving wonderful views of the Matterhorn and a breathtaking circular panorama of all the nearby peaks. For a close encounter with the Matterhorn while on Zermatt holidays, take the gondola to Schwarzsee, where there is an inviting restaurant with a sun terrace and a tiny chapel 'Mary of the Snow'- from here you will feel you could almost reach out and touch the mountain! In the village itself, the quaint little streets are full of excellent Zermatt hotels, shops, boutiques, and mouthwatering pastry and chocolate shops.

Other things to do in and around Zermatt

  • Zermatt’s daily parade of blackneck goats through the village (Jul-mid Aug)
  • Visit one of the many churches and chapels in Zermatt and the surrounding area, including the Anglican Church of St. Peter, its past closely linked to the mountaineering history of Zermatt ‘Matterhorn Museum’ in village centre - get an insight into Zermatt’s history, in which mountaineers played such an important role
  • Visit ‘Air Zermatt’ heliport - they perform both rescue and tourist flights
  • Zermatt Folklore Festival takes place 11 Aug with FREE folklore entertainment including jodling, dancing, live music and a parade through the village
  • Fireworks and traditional music on Swiss National Day, 1 Aug
  • Biking and forest fun park for children
  • Various folklore evenings and concerts take place in Zermatt and Taesch throughout the summer
  • 20km of summer skiing at top of Matterhorn Glacier Paradise (ski lift pass approx. Sfr85 per day).

Discount Travel Card included for all Inghams guests.

Save up to 50% with your travel card on trips of your choice across the Swiss transport network. Included in the price of your holiday, and worth over £100!

Travelcard sent to you before departure with your rail transfer tickets.

Exploring on the Swiss Transport Network

Switzerland's excellent public transport network of mountain railways, cable-cars, steamboats and buses makes it a pleasure to explore the sights, at your own pace.

Great Value Travel Passes

Purchase a travel pass and only pay one inclusive price for your trips. Prices shown include Travel Card discount.

Peak Pass (pre-bookable) from £134 3 days, £179 6 days (Kids up to age 8 travel free) 
The ideal pass for sightseers, walkers and nature lovers, the Peak Pass gives you unlimited FREE trips on the local cable-cars, gondolas and mountains of Zermatt, including:

  • Gornergrat (beg May - end Sep)
  • Furi (mid May - end Sep)
  • Schwarzsee (end Jun - mid Oct)
  • Riffelberg (end Jun - mid Aug)
  • Matterhorn Glacier Paradise (mid Jun - end Sep)
  • Also includes entrance to the Glacier Palace

Available for 3 or 6 consecutive days. Other durations are available locally, children 8 and younger travel for free. Applies to walkers’ lifts only (ski lifts extra). Lift opening times subject to change. 

Car hire is available.

Excursions

PRE-BOOKABLE

Great Value Travel Passes

Purchase a travel pass and only pay one inclusive price for your trips. Prices shown include Travel Card discount.

Peak Pass

From £134 (3 days), from £179 (6 days)

The ideal pass for sightseers, walkers and nature lovers, the Peak Pass give you unlimited FREE trips on the local cable-cars, gondolas and mountains of Zermatt, including:

  • Gornergrat (beg May-end Sep)
  • Furi (mid May - end Sep)
  • Schwarzsee & Sunnegga (mid-Jun - end Sep)
  • Matterhorn Glacier Paradise (mid-Jun - end Sep)
  • Also includes entrance to the Glacier Palace

Available for 3 or 6 consecutive days. Other durations are available locally, children 8 and younger travel for free. Applies to walkers’ lifts only (ski lifts extra). Lift opening times subject to change. 

 

Gornergrat Rack Railway

Enjoy a scenic train transfer up the Gornergrat on the famous Gornergrat Rack Railway – the highest open-track railway in Europe. At the top, incredible 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains await, including the most amazing views of the Matterhorn.

From £34, daily

 

Saas Fee Glacier Village

Visit the pretty, traffic free mountain village of Saas Fee on this popular excursion. Explore the charming winding streets or discover the superb walking opportunities the region has to offer.

From £36, daily (full day) Fridays from 21 June

 

 *Prices shown for guidance only and include Travel Card discount. Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

 

BOOK LOCALLY

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise*

From Sfr50, daily
The highest cable-car station in Switzerland - on a clear day views stretch as far as the Jungfrau and Mont Blanc. Go up for lunch at the summit restaurant, or visit the famous Glacier Ice Palace! (Entrance extra)

Many more options available locally through your Representative.

*Prices shown for guidance only and include Travel Card discount. Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

Facilities
  • Large indoor pool with new large whirlpool, Bio and Finnish saunas, steambath, tepidarium and new fitness room (all Free)
  • Indoor tennis and squash court (Free)
  • Solarium, massage, beauty treatments (pay locally)
  • Billiards
  • Children’s outdoor play area (unsupervised)
  • Cosy lounges
  • à la carte restaurant
  • Smoking corner ‘fumoir’
  • New ‘Montana lounge’ sports bar
  • Wine cellar
  • Large sun terrace with bar
  • Wi-Fi throughout (Free)
  • Public PC with internet access (pay locally)
  • Lift
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Bar
  • Whirlpool (indoor)
  • Steam room
  • Solarium
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge area
  • WiFi
Family Facilities

Pay locally for baby sitting/listening service. Play room is unsupervised.

  • Babysitting (day)
  • Babysitting (evening)
  • Baby listening service
  • Cots & linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Early meals available
  • Games room
  • Play room
Meals
  • Varied hot and cold buffet breakfast with local produce
  • Excellent four course evening meal with choice of main course, and including salad buffet most nights
  • Free daily packed lunch
  • No of restaurants: 2
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Casual

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 7.9218
  • Latitude: 46.6072
  • Location Description:
    • Central location, just off Zermatt's main street
    • 250 metres to the main station and Gornergrat railway

Reviews of Hotel Alex

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Total price from
£1398
per person from £699
Hotel Alex
Zermatt, Half Board
08/06/2022 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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