Hotel Butterfly

  • Switzerland, Zermatt

  • 3.5

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A popular choice with Inghams guests, the Hotel Butterfly offers a good standard of accommodation and cuisine, a friendly atmosphere and enjoys a quiet yet central location with quick access to the skiing.

Warm and welcoming 

The hotel is furnished in a modern alpine style, warm fabrics and old wood gives the hotel a rustic alpine feel. There is an attractive dining room where you can enjoy an ample breakfast buffet and a four course evening meal. A charming piano bar and lounge is an ideal spot to meet friends and family for a drink after a day on the slopes.

Central location

Welcoming and cosy, the Hotel Butterfly sits just behind the main street at the north end of Zermatt. It doesn't get much more convenient, with the train station and Gornergrat railway just around the corner. Less than a three-minute walk to the nearest bus stop means it's also easy to get to the Sunnegga and Klein Matterhorn lifts.

Soothing sauna and steam room

After a day of exploring Zermatt, make use of the spa area which features a Finnish sauna, an infra-red cabin and a steam bath room which is free to use - it is a great way to relax after a day on the slopes. 

Added value

Early booking offer available (ends 31 Oct)

Complimentary daily afternoon tea and cake

Zermatt

Even without its iconic Matterhorn, Zermatt would surely be one of the world’s top ski resorts. It has an excellent ski area at high-altitude, and the breath taking views of Europe’s most famous peak add an unbeatable and unique crowning glory. The village is car-free apart from electric cars and horse-drawn carriages. Just off the bustling Bahnhofstrasse you'll find quaint little streets, elegant boutiques, cosy bars and mouth-watering chocolate shops.

Skiing and Snowboarding in Zermatt

With direct access to the slopes in either direction from the village centre - you'll be on the mountain in no time! Travel via cable car, funicular or the famous Gornergrat mountain railway, which takes you on a spectacular ride up to 3089 metres, where you'll have the best views of the Gorner glacier. To reach the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, take the final stage of the 3S Gondola to Europe's highest mountain station at Klein Matterhorn 3883 metres. From the top, you can choose to ski over to Zermatt’s Italian neighbour, Cervinia, for the day on the International lift pass. If you're up for a challenge take on the Matterhorn Ski Safari - attempt to cover 10,000 – 12,000 metres of altitude without skiing the same slope or taking the same lift twice.

The new Matterhorn Alpine Crossing, opening in 2023, completes the continuous cable car link between Switzerland and Italy making it possible for non-skiers to travel between the two countries, as well as skiers in the winter.

Where to stay in Zermatt

We offer a variety of hotels and apartments in Zermatt in excellent locations in the village, with convenient access to the slopes, making it extremely easy to get onto this world-renowned ski area. With a choice of half board and self catered options you'll have the opportunity to enjoy some

Bars and restaurants in Zermatt 

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. 

What's included in an Inghams holiday to Zermatt

Flights, transfers and accommodation based on self catering, bed and breakfast, half board. Optional add ons include equipment hire, lift pass and tuition, please see the 'Ski extras' tab below for more information on these.

Skiing levels
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 360 km
Runs 75 220 63
Longest run 0 Km
Snowparks
Lifts Drag lifts 0, Chairlifts 0, Cablecars 0
Slope direction
Ski/resort bus False
Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 60
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 6

Reception

  • Check in: 3pm
  • Check out: 11am
  • Official rating: 3

Local Fees and Taxes

Resort Tax

  • Adults: CHF 4.00 per person per night is payable locally
  • Children: (9-15 years) pay a reduced rate of CHF 2.00 per person per night

Rooms

Superior Queen Rooms are around 18m², sleeping two people in a Queen sized bed. They have a south-facing balcony, and a walk-in shower. These rooms are available for sole occupancy for a supplement.

Superior Twin Rooms are around 21m², sleeping up to three people. These rooms have twin beds, and an additional single sofa bed . They have a south-facing balcony and walk-in shower. These rooms can accommodate a cot.

Bedroom facilities

  • North or south-facing balcony
  • TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Bath or shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Cots available

 

Accessibility

The Hotel Butterfly has one room with an adapted bathroom, on request only. Please give our Reservations team a call if you'd like to book this room.

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

The Hotel Butterfly is located approx. 200 metres from the main station, on a slight incline. 

Longitude: 7.9218
Latitude: 46.6072

Hotel Butterfly is in a central location, up a slight 100m incline, just off Zermatt's traffic-free main street 

The hotel is 200 metres to the Gornergrat railway for access to the walking, 200 metres from the main train station and 200 metres to the nearest bus stop. 

Facilities
  • Wellness area with Finnish sauna, infrared sauna and Turkish bath (free)
  • Beauty treatments and massages (pay locally)
  • Cosy lounge with open fireplace
  • Piano bar
  • Ski storage with boot heating facility
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lift

Family Facilities

  • High chairs in restaurant
  • Food preparation for babies 
Meals

The Hotel Butterfly is on bed and breakfast, or half board.

Each day a good buffet breakfast is served including a continental breakfast buffet with additional hot options. When you have retuned from a day of skiing, complimentary tea and cake is served between 4-5pm.

Enjoy a four course evening meal including a daily salad buffet with choice of main course.

Christmas and New Year gala dinners included

 

  • No of restaurants: 1

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

The Hotel Butterfly can cater for special dietary requirements (vegetarians, vegans, gluten free and dairy free diets). Please inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

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Total price from
£1784
per person from £892
Includes £48pp discount
05/01/2025 - 4 nights
2 adults
From Manchester Int.
Half Board
Hotel Butterfly
Zermatt
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