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Hotel Butterfly

  • Switzerland, Zermatt

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This popular 3-star hotel enjoys a lovely quiet position, conveniently located in the middle of Zermatt. The Gornergrat mountain railway can be reached in 3 minutes by foot giving access to superb walking country.

Added value

Free daily packed lunch

Free daily afternoon tea & cake

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 60
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 6
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • 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 
  • 'Eco 18' twins are refurbished and have walk-in shower and south-facing balcony
  • 'Neo 21' twin rooms are refurbished and slightly larger with walk-in shower, sofa bed and south-facing balcony
  • 'Eco 18' and 'Neo 21' are both available for single occupancy at a supplement 
  • 'Plus 28' twin rooms are larger still with bath, north-facing balcony, sitting corner and sofa bed 

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea or coffee making facilities
  • Wireless internet

Accessibility

1 room with specially adapted bathroom (on request only)

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • 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

Meals

  • Good hot and cold buffet breakfast including scrambled eggs and bacon
  • 4 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:

    Casual

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet

  • Lunch service:

    Free daily packed lunch

  • Dinner service:

    Waiter

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

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 in resort

  • 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 £110 3 days, £155 6 days
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. Applies to walkers’ lifts only (ski lifts extra). Lift opening times subject to change. The Lift Blauherd – Rothorn will be closed during summer 2019.

Car hire is available 

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 Bus Stop: 200
  • Nearest Lift:

    Gornergrat rack railway

  • Distance to Lift: 200
  • Nearest Station:

    Zermatt main station 150m away 

  • Distance to Station: 150
  • Distance to City Centre: 150

For more information on travel and transport visit our Zermatt page

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 £110 (3 days), from £155 (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. Applies to walkers’ lifts only (ski lifts extra). Lift opening times subject to change. The Lift Blauherd – Rothorn will be closed during summer 2019.

 

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

  • 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 

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Hotel Butterfly
Zermatt, Half Board
25/09/2019 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Luton
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