The Ambassador is a spacious hotel with good facilities and a relaxed atmosphere, located at the foot of Zermatt’s main street.
Waiter (if pre-booked)
Board basis options available
This property caters for the following special dietary requirements
Even without its iconic Matterhorn, Zermatt would surely be one of the world’s top ski resorts. It boasts a huge ski area at high-altitude, and the breathtaking views of Europe’s most famous peak add an unbeatable and unique crowning glory. The skiing is accessible from the village centre in either direction, via cable car, funicular or the famous Gornergrat mountain railway, which takes you on a spectacular ride up to 3089m and rewards you with fantastic views of the Gorner glacier. The final stage of the cable car to the “Matterhorn Glacier Paradise” which is in fact the Klein Matterhorn or “Little Matterhorn” is the highest in Europe. From the top you can choose to ski over to Zermatt’s Italian neighbour, Cervinia, for the day on the whole area lift pass, or take on the challenge of the Matterhorn Ski Safari, where you cover 10,000 – 12,000m of altitude without skiing the same slope or taking the same lift twice! The charming village is traffic-free apart from electric carts and horse-drawn carriages and the quaint little streets offer a mix of elegant boutiques, cosy bars and mouth-watering chocolate shops. Zermatt is known for its excellent and plentiful mountain restaurants such as ‘Chez Vrony’ in the Sunnegga area, and for its lively and varied après-ski and nightlife. Don’t miss the museum!
2 snowparks (Zermatt, Cervinia)
For more information on travel and transport visit our Zermatt page
Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition
Ski & Snowboard 2018/19 : Prices frozen, Book by 28th FEB 2018.
SKI/BOARD SAVER* - SAVE UP TO £45
6 days International pass, 6 days 'Red' ski or board hire
Adult from £425
* Boot hire and tuition not included. Saver Packs must be pre-booked. Discount is not available locally.
Local Area Pass
International pass includes Cervinia and entrance to Glacier Palace.Local pass includes Zermatt only (approx. Sf45 per day for Cervinia extension). Beginners should book in resort for reduced prices.
*Photo required for free child passes and any pass from 8 days.
|Ski/ Snowboard boots||£116/£62||-|
|Child (2-12yrs)†||Skis/ boots||£59/£33||-|
|Snowboard / boots||
Equipment Hire (6 days) - Please see here for description of hire categories.
†Snowboard & boots = 7-12yrs.
|Ski||3/5||3hrs* per day||£253 / n/a||n/a / £295|
|Snowboard||3||3hrs* per day||£253||-|
*Lessons usually start on Sundays. Snowboard lessons for adults only
Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.
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