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“Nice, good service, good stay”
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Admiral Hotel
Ranked #70 of 110 Hotels in Zermatt
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nice, good service, good stay”
Reviewed 26 March 2009

The Admiral is a very nice and quiet hotel with good rooms, bathrooms and a nice wellness area. The Proscecco wiht breakfast is a nice touch! The staff is very friendly and helpful. The location of the hotel is great for skiers, accross the Sunegga lifts and 50 mtrs from the busstop to the Matterhorn lift.
It being March we paid almost 300 Francs per night. Was it worth it? Only because it is in Zermatt and in high season. The website makes the hotel look fancier than it is in reality. We would definitely go back but if you expect luxury you will need to go to one of the fancier (and much more expensive!) places. This was nice but not special.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 January 2007

When I decided to go to Zermatt I had a look at all hotels/garni between 120-160 euros/night. Admiral caught my eye because I liked a lot the room which seemed spacious and comfortable. When we arrived I realised that the picture that was shown on the web was Admiral's one and only suite. I thought this was a bit deceiving as there was no mention in the site about different sized rooms. I had even asked the size of the room and I was told it was about 35 sm. not even close.

However when i got over the initial disapointment and I had a better look at the room, I saw a cute room with a wooden ceiling, very clean, good quality toilet paper (yes it does matter!!), nice bathroom with view of the Matterhorn, and generally well maintained. The balcony itself was not used much because it sat right in front of Cornergrat station and as such it was not as romantic. generally the location was central, opposite to sunnega paradise (one of three major ski areas), and close to the second ski area. also the bus stop was very close to the hotel. In retrospect i would have prefered somewhere more towards the centrer. Beware: centre is not exactly by the river but one street up.. Admiral's breakfast was good quality but limited ie I wished to have some hot breakfast too. (boiled eggs does not count as hot - omellette and bacon does). Generally the hotel was very clean which was nice to have but on the entrance and on the way to the sauna there was a weird smell, not unpleasant but distinctive...

Overall a good stay but as i was hoping to combine romance, skiing with a bit of luxury I was somehoe disapointed. We had a great time there, but given the choice I would stay somewhere else...Again, my husband was very happy with Admiral and wanted nothing more. I seemed to be the demanding one.

Stayed January 2007
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Property: Admiral Hotel
Address: Matterstrasse 23, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Zermatt
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites
Hotel Style:
#43 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Zermatt
#44 Spa Hotel in Zermatt
#48 Family Hotel in Zermatt
#61 Romantic Hotel in Zermatt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Admiral Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Admiral is located just a few minutes' walk from Zermatt's train station and is also very close to the valley station of the Sunnegga Express. The Matterhorn Express cable car and the Gornergrat Monte Rosa train can be reached easily by the electric bus. The stop is located directly in front of the Admiral hotel. All rooms feature an LCD TV, free wireless internet access and all double rooms have a balcony. Buffet breakfast is included in the room rate. After a grand day out in the fresh mountain air the wellness area with a sauna, a steam bath and whirlpools invites you to unwind. ... more   less 
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