Hotel National

  • Switzerland, Zermatt

  • 4.5

    4.5 Rating

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Set in a quiet location, opposite the Sunnegga Lift the staff at this hotel has a genuine interest in your wellbeing and enjoyment during your stay. The management and staff ensure your memories last for all the right reasons. The bar area contains a warm wood-burning fireplace, which is a nice place to unwind before dinner and has ample space to play board games. The recently renovated spa area and wellness centre is a wonderful oasis of calm and tranquillity ideally placed for a rest after a day on the slopes.

Excellent location

Located opposite the Sunnegga lift, the Hotel National has an enviable location in Zermatt. Keen skiers and snowboarders can start their day with ease, as the lift is less than 50 metres from the hotel, taking you up onto the fantastic slopes of Zermatt - and when you return for the day, there is a heated boot room where you can store your equipment. If you want to venture out, the resort centre is a short walk away where you can find a range of bars, cafes and restaurants, and souvenir shops selling trinkets so you can remember your Swiss trip.

Lounge with fireplace

Warm up in front of the fire with a complimentary sweet treat and cup of coffee or enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail with friends and family after dinner. There is also a unsupervised kids corner with toys and a television. When the weather is nicer the terrace is open, and it is a great spot to marvel at the mountain and make the most of the winter sunshine.

Soothing spa and relaxation

After a day of skiing, snowboarding or hiking, the spa and wellness centre is the perfect spot to unwind and relax. Take a dip in the pool, and then head to the adults only spa area to unwind the jacuzzi or relax in the sauna or fragrant steam bath. There is also a range of treatments and massages available to book for a moment of pure relaxation. If you still have energy to burn, there is also a fitness room with a range of machines and weights.

Added value

Early booking offer available (ends 31 Oct)

Daily complimentary afternoon tea and cake


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
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 360 km
Runs 75 220 63
Longest run 0 Km
Lifts Drag lifts 0, Chairlifts 0, Cablecars 0
Slope direction
Ski/resort bus False
  • No. of rooms: 54
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 4.5

Local Fees and Taxes

Resort tax (pay locally)

  • Adults CHF4.00 per person, per day
  • Children (6-17 years) CHF2.00 per person, per day


Standard Twin Bedrooms are around 28m² sleeping two people, and have a balcony. These rooms can be used for sole occupancy at a supplement.

Matterhorn Twin Bedrooms are around 28m² sleeping two people, and have a balcony with Matterhorn views.



Room facilities

  • Balcony or terrace
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Satellite TV
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with bath and showerhead attachment


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 3
  • Access ramp: Yes

The Hotel National has three steps at hotel entrance, and an access ramp is available.  The lift goes to top floor for access of all Inghams contracted rooms - the hotel does have duplex rooms however these are not rooms we offer. Adapted rooms are not available.

Longitude: 7.7512634
Latitude: 46.0228925

  • Opposite Sunnegga and bus stop to Matterhorn paradise (around 50 metres walk)
  • Two minute (around 200 metres) to the centre of Zermatt where you can find a range of shops, supermarket, bars and restaurants.


  • 400 wellness area with an indoor swimming pool and spa with  two saunas, steam room, sensory showers and relaxation room. Please note that the spa area is reserved for adults only and is garment free. After 8pm the pool is for adults only.
  • Fitness room
  • Massage & Beauty treatments (pay locally)
  • Lounge with fireplace
  • Pianist most weekends
  • Terrace (open in the spring time)
  • A la carte restaurant 
  • Heated boot room
Family Facilities
  •  Unsupervised playroom
  • Early meal times available from 6pm

The Hotel National is on a half board basis. A fruit basket is provided on arrival.

Fuel up for the day at the breakfast buffet, where you have a continental offering including bread, pastries, meats and cheese, as well as additional hot options including eggs prepared to order. Served daily between 7-10.30am. 

When you have returned from a day of exploring Zermatt, enjoy complimentary afternoon tea with tea and cake. 

Each evening you will be treated to a four course evening meal inspired by Swiss cuisine served in the Restaurant National. The menu is prepared using local and seasonal produce, and includes Valais specialities, traditional Swiss meals and menus - you will have a choice of main dish including cheese fondue. The adjoining Stübli a la carte restaurant is also open to hotel guests, serving a range of Swiss specialities. 

Children’s menus are available from 5pm.

Christmas and New Year gala meal included


  • No of restaurants: 1

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

The Hotel National can cater for special dietary requirements (vegetarians, vegans, dairy and gluten free diets). Please inform us of any special dietary requirements on arrival.

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per person from £1564
Includes £50pp discount
14/12/2024 - 7 nights
2 adults
From Birmingham Int.
Half Board
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