Travel to Zermatt
Zermatt is a car-free village. Cars already start their holidays five kilometres away from Zermatt, at the car park in Täsch. From Täsch, the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway runs in 20-minute intervals to Zermatt. A taxi service is also available on request.
From the international airports of Zurich-Kloten and Geneva you can also reach your destination in a few hours. After changing trains in Visp, you can reach Zermatt by the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn in about 1 h 10 min.
Train ride at 3,100 metres above sea level
Once you have arrived at the Zermatt railway station, cross Bahnhofstrasse and take the Gornergrat Bahn, which will take you to the 3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat in approximately 40 minutes. Please consult the timetable of the Gornergrat Bahn.
Check-in / Check-out
Check-in is any time after 3 p.m. on the day of your arrival, and checkout is any time prior to 11 noon on the day of your departure.
Seasonal and opening hours
All seasonal and opening hours of the 3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat at a glance.
Small pets are permitted in the 3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat. A fee of CHF 25.00 per night will be charged. Pets must be accompanied by their owners at all times.
Our housekeeping will be happy to provide you with a humidifier, a 2nd pillow, bed linen for allergy patients or a baby bed. In some rooms there are pull-out additional beds available.
In the public area of the hotel, there is a computer with Internet access for your use.
The planetarium and the observatory are not open to the public. However, the researchers are happy to make exceptions for school classes and groups of ten people or more.
The following shops are located on the ground floor of the 3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat:
Swisstaste Shop: chocolate and spirits
Swisswatch Shop: watches and jewellery
Gornergrat Corner: Victorinox pocket knives and household appliances
Alpine Photo Shop: photo accessories, postcards
Edelweiss Shop: souvenirs and snacks (in the railway station).
Ski / Bike rental
The hotel does not offer ski and bike rental. In the village of Zermatt, however, there are numerous providers for ski and bike.
Ski passes / Ski room
Ski passes may be purchased from the ticket office at the Gornergrat Bahn. You can store your equipment in the hotel’s ski room.
Your room offers cable TV with some 50 channels from around the world.
Wireless Internet is available at no charge in all rooms and public areas of the hotel.
Magazines and books
During your stay, you can make use of an alpine library, magazines, newspapers and various games free of charge.
Rooms with a view
The rooms on the west side of the hotel have an unobstructed view of the Matterhorn. The rooms on the south side of the hotel face the Monte Rosa Massif. In short, the view from the windows of all 3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat rooms is not just nice – it also offers guests a heavenly view of the gigantic mountains.