Hotel Butterfly

  • Switzerland, Zermatt

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The rustic and elegant Hotel Butterfly is set in a central valley position. Under three minutes walk to the Gornergrat mountain railway, train station, bus stop and Zermatt’s traffic-free streets. You will notice the pretty rustic exterior and the hotels traditional charm.

The interior has an equally rustic charm, the bar, lounge and restaurant are all impressively furnished.  Unwind in the sauna, steam room or the tranquil rear gardens.

Expect attentive service, first–class cuisine and high levels of comfort. Inghams guests return extremely happy with the food here.  Rustic bedrooms are immaculately kept, with comfortable modern furnishings and tea/coffee making facilities.

Added value

Early booking offer available (ends 28 Feb)

Free daily packed lunch

Free daily afternoon tea & cake

  • No. of rooms: 60
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 6
  • Official rating: 3


All attractively-furnished twins and doubles have a good-sized balcony, cable TV, telephone, hairdryer, safe, radio and tea/coffee making facilities 

  • Superior Queen rooms are around 18m² with walk-in shower and south-facing balcony
  • Superior Twin rooms are around 21m² and sleep up to three with single sofa bed. Also with walk-in shower and south-facing balcony.
    • 'Superior Queen' and 'Superior Twin' are both available for single occupancy at a supplement 
  •  Family Plus rooms are around 28m² with north facing balcony, bath and sleep up to three.

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Wireless internet


1 room with specially adapted bathroom (on request only)

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

Located on the flat approx. 200m from the main station
Lift size approx. 90 x 70 cm
Access ramp is not required as hotel is located on the flat


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.




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.



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.

  • Location: Central location, just off Zermatt's traffic-free street 2 minutes' walk to Gornergrat railway for access to the walking
  • Cosy lounge
  • Spa area with Finnish sauna, infrared sauna and Turkish bath (Free)
  • Solarium and massage (pay locally)
  • Billiards (Free)
  • Wi-Fi throughout and public PC with internet access (Free)
  • Sun terrace
  • Lift
  • Member of Best Western hotel group
  • WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Lounge area
Family Facilities

Cots & Linen

Baby Listening Service

High chairs in restaurant

Food preparation for babies 

Childs menu in restaurant 

Early child meals available on request 

  • Good hot and cold buffet breakfast including scrambled eggs and bacon
  • Four course evening meal with choice of main dish
  • Free daily packed lunch
  • Free daily afternoon tea and cake
  • Special dietary requirements on request
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:

    In hotel

  • Dress code for restaurants:


  • Breakfast service:


  • Lunch service:

    Free daily packed lunch

  • Dinner service:


Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Diabetics - Insulin cannot be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 7.9218
  • Latitude: 46.6072
  • Location Description:

    Central location, just off Zermatt's traffic-free street 2 minutes' walk to Gornergrat railway for access to the walking.

  • Nearest Station:

    Zermatt main station 150m away 

  • Nearest Lift:

    Gornergrat rack railway

Reviews of Hotel Butterfly

Tripadvisor reviews
Total price from
per person from £639
Hotel Butterfly
Zermatt, Half Board
29/07/2022 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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