Before winter gives way to spring, perhaps you’re searching for an unforgettable ski getaway – one surrounded by mountain after mountain, with pristine, powdery views by day and warmth to curl up within by night. Perhaps an exotic location surrounded by endless ski routes and ambient accommodations might strike your fancy… Well, in that case, why not Zermatt?
Sitting below the iconic Matterhorn peak, Zermatt is a winter sports paradise with so many things to do. Apart from being home to the highest ski resort in Europe, the Alps surrounding Zermatt create countless opportunities for skiing, climbing or hiking. On a day in town, one can even find facilities catering to other sports like curling or figure skating. Even in its off-season, Zermatt presents breathtaking views of rolling alpine forests, fresh air and the ultimate peace and quiet – the town is a car-free zone; and travel is only available by electro-taxi, bus, railway or funicular.
Wondering where to stay in Zermatt? Whether you’re searching for the simple or sumptuous, check out the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Zermatt, Switzerland.
1. One-bedroom apartment with gorgeous views (from USD 174)
Offering breathtaking vistas of the Matterhorn, this vacation rental in Zermatt features one cozy bedroom that can easily sleep up to three guests. It has a ski room for storing equipment, which also comes with ski boot heaters. From here, you can conveniently access hiking trails, making the accommodation ideal for outdoorsy travelers.
There is a fully equipped kitchen where you can cook delicious meals. A washing machine is available for your laundry needs, which can be quite convenient for those planning to stay longer than a few days.
Matterhorn view from bed - apartment Zermatt 2-3 pZermatt, Wallis, SwitzerlandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:wonderful apartment with beautiful views of matterhornthe view is incredible and the appartment very comfortablea stunning apartment with arguably the best view in the worldmy stay at marco’s place was amazing iconic view from the terrace and a cosy apartmentwonderful view clean and cozy excellent starting point for various walks good kitchen equipment to be recommended
Cleanliness:marco’s unit was very clean left the place also cleangreat location and a very clean spot
Host:marco is ana amazing host and this i an amazing place to stay for a great ski tripthe washing machine and ski room very helpfulRead more reviews
Location:for us it was the perfect locationit's a bit of a hike from the train station but well worth itwe had e-bikes so location was goodthe neighborhood is quiet and lovely
2. High-class haven with heavenly views (from 557 USD)
Stay in style with this Airbnb accommodation in Zermatt! Located just outside the town centre, this rental is often considered the best Airbnb in Zermatt. It is just a stone’s throw away from nearby bus stops and an uphill funicular. Enter modern, open-concept interiors, where you can admire a sweeping view over Zermatt from the indoors. Ascend the stairs to enter pristine yet homey bedrooms and bathrooms, and wind down after a long day of winter sports or exploring.
Address: nearby Zermatt ZBAG-zsb, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland (see map)
Price: from 557 USD
Number of Guests: 8
3. Charming chalet uphill from Zermatt
In Zermatt, cheap accommodation is not easy to find. For an inexpensive yet hospitable stay in Zermatt, stay in Chalet Edelweiss listed on Airbnb. Sitting on a slope just north-west of Zermatt’s town centre, Edelweiss is only accessible by foot, making it unsuitable for any physically disabled visitors. However, your experience at this vacation rental will make up for the hike – not only does it offer a variety of scenic and comfortable experiences, your friendly hosts will also welcome you and prepare breakfast in the mornings! Whether you’re a solo traveller, on a honeymoon or with your companions, the arrangements of this chalet’s five bedrooms will cater to your every need.
Peaceful, mountain pension- ZermattZermatt, Wallis, SwitzerlandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:worth the climb to this cozy secluded cottage with fantastic views and amazing hoststhe bed was comfortable and a light breakfast was includedsuch a lovely spot great view comfy bed and has that wood cabin smellthe beds were warm the rooms simple and the stars bright in the clear sky at night
Cleanliness:the bedroom was very clean organized and had small touches that make this stay stand above othersthe building is old and quirky but very clean and invitingi usually don't like shared bathrooms but it was very clean and perfectly fine) room/ bathroom: the room was cozy and cleantoilets and showers (on the floor) are perfectly clean towels and soap for all the guests are provided
Host:staff very kind and patientphilippa and rico are great hosts and they make their guests feel like homerico & philippa are lovely hostsricco and philippa were lovely hosts great company and very helpfulrico and philippa were extremely welcoming and amazing hostsRead more reviews
Location:the location is greatand the location is breathtakinga wonderful walk up from zermattit was a lovely location with a good amount of hikes to do from their locationthe location is perfect with beautiful hocking trails all around
4. Tastefully furnished rental for four
This well-situated rental for four has two spacious balconies with comfortable seating, where you can enjoy stunning mountain views with a drink in hand. There is a coffee machine for your daily caffeine fix. If you prefer to whip up your own meals while on vacation, this accommodation comes with a full kitchen. Situated on the second floor, it can easily be accessed by an elevator for convenience. Free WiFi is available throughout the listing to keep guests connected.
Saxifraga 10 - 4 bed apart. - Top Matterhorn viewZermatt, Wallis, SwitzerlandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:very cozy place with a stunning view of the matterhornthe master bedroom is two beds but the mattresses were comfortableit is warm comfortable homely and offers a perfect view of the matterhornwe were so lucky to book david's apartment at the last minutenice apartment in good location with the perfect view of matterhorn
Cleanliness:clean and as advertised will stay againit was very clean and comfortablethe apartment was clean and the kitchen well stockedthe apartment is clean and comfortable and equipped with anything you might needvery homely comfortable and clean
Host:david was a great host attentive and flexiblethe host was very responsive to all our requestsdavid and rosa are very kinddavid is a truly amazing host his respond is prompt very accommodating & kinddavid is the perfect host responding not only quickly but also with flexibility and resolutionRead more reviews
Location:perfect location for a trip to zermattnice place close to the city and to the liftsperfect location very close to the lift station (direction to furi and schwarzsee)great location a short walk from the main ski liftthe walk from the train station isn't bad at all even with luggage
5. Chalet for six in St. Niklaus
In searching for a less expensive stay near Matterhorn, your best bet might be the towns neighbouring Zermatt, such as St Niklaus. Take this inexpensive Airbnb chalet for example – up to six people can stay here for just 119 USD a night! Sleep in one of three twin bedrooms, and wake up to snow-topped roofs and snow-capped mountains beyond your balcony in the morning. For breakfast, head down to the simple kitchen for a bite to eat and some conversation before the hour-long bus ride to Zermatt.
Chalet in der Sonnenregion WallisSt. Niklaus, Valais, Switzerland
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Cleanliness:the chalet was very clean and has amazing viewswe had a great ski vacation the chalet was very nice clean and comfortable with amazing viewssebastian house was very beautiful neat and clean and the view was just amazing
Host:sebastian is a great hostsebastian is a great host and very welcomingRead more reviews
Location:very good location to discover the best swiss ski resortswe skied in grachen and zermatt and the chalet is in a great location to ski different areas
6. Mountain-view apartment south of Zermatt
A haven in the heart of lush alpine forests, beyond which the majesty of Matterhorn looms – that’s exactly what you’ll find in this Airbnb apartment! Enter monochrome interiors and look beyond their windows for a glorious glimpse of the area’s principal peak. Hold a double honeymoon or seek respite in the home’s two double bedrooms; and should you ever want to eat in, prepare your meal in the mellow, wood-lined kitchen.
Appartment with Matterhorn viewZermatt, Valais, SwitzerlandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the deck has a small table and chairs for playing a game of crib if you'd likevery comfortable living areas spacious bedrooms and a great view from the balconyit is very comfortable with an absolutely amazing viewpatrick's apartment was well-equipped that we could enjoy our dinnes in the balcony with matterhorn viewvery comfortable living area and kitchen amazing view of the matterhorn
Cleanliness:clean well equipped and comfortable apartmentthis apartment is wonderfully clean and spaciousthe apartment was extremely comfortable clean and well maintainedbeautiful view clean and tidy apartment and great communicationpatrick’s apartment was clean well-furnished spacious and in a lovey location
Host:patrick was a wonderful hostpatrick was a perfect hostlovely and well-being equipped apartment swift and helpful responses from our hostpatrick response very fast and detail he is very nice and helpfulpatrick was very quick and helpful to respond to all queries and requestsRead more reviews
Location:the location is perfect close to the slopes and city centerwe walked everywhere and appreciated the location away from the main areaalthough it located at the end of the village bus is free with swiss passthe bus line is extremely easy to use and very closewonderful large apartment in a very good location away from the centre of town
7. Wooden wonderland in the heart of Zermatt
Stay near Zermatt’s town centre with this Airbnb vacation rental. Located off the main street of Bahnhofstrasse, this home lies near Zermatt’s urban experiences, such as boutique shopping and fine dining. On a snowy day in, enjoy a good read in the living room or turn on the television. The sunny bathroom adds brightness and warmth to your bath in the cold countryside; and whether you’re sleeping solo or snuggling up to someone, either bedroom caters to your needs.
Cosy apartment in the old villageZermatt, Wallis, SwitzerlandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:very comfortable space and great views from the upper lofta charming cozy comfortable apartment with wonderful views of the matterhorn from both bedroomsthe view from the upstairs room is fantastic on a clear daya washer-dryer in the apartment was very nice to have after a week into our 10-day staythe apartment was amazing just as the description it was both modern and old
Cleanliness:very clean and efficient unitvery spacious and clean placethe apartment is clean cozy and warmit's an old house but definitely clean and well-maintainedit was super clean central and had everything we needed
Host:highly recommended apartment the host is very friendly and provided everything we neededelaine is a wonderful host and makes sure you arrive and have everything you needthe host is literally great i would love to stay here againfriendly host great communicationhost added nice touches to the placeRead more reviews
Location:great location in old townlocation is wonderful alsogreat location in the center of the villagegreat place amazing location few minutes walking to the bus stop for the ski lifts and cable carsthe location is amazing right in the heart of zermatt
8. Rustic retreat south of Zermatt (from 293 USD)
Nearer to Zermatt’s ski slopes lies this loft lodge, yet another vacation rental reminiscent of a wood cabin. Lots of sunlight accentuate the warm lighting of this home, which lies lined with furnishings of a primary colour scheme. Should it ever get too chilly, congregate in the living room and warm up by the fireplace, or take a toasty shower in the sleek bathrooms. By night, fall asleep while watching a good movie on the televisions of this Zermatt chalet.
Address: Off Matter Vispa, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland (see map)
Price: from 293 USD
Number of Guests: 6
9. Luxury lodge near Sunnegga Express funicular (from 752 USD)
For a luxurious stay in a large group, spoil yourself at the Airbnb Zermatt Lodge. With five bedrooms, this rooftop residence provides ample space for a snug stay in this snowy town. It may even prove ideal for festive celebrations – while the tabletop fireplace makes a great place to gather and tell stories, the sleek, dark dining table lies fit for a feast. After a tiring day out, soothe your weary bones with a hot bath in the open-concept bathtubs, and dive into plush futons for a good night’s sleep.
The Zermatt Lodge
Address: 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland (see map)
Price: from 752 USD
Number of Guests: 10
10. Christmassy chalet west of Zermatt (from 867 USD)
On par with the top chalets in Zermatt, this vacation rental tucked away in the town’s western reaches is perfect for a family holiday. With wooden walls, warm lighting and furniture in hues of rouge, this home boasts an aesthetic complementary of the holiday season. While the living room offers comfort and entertainment with its L-shaped sofa, HD television and little fireplace, prepare and dig into a festive feast at the stylish dining table. Three huge double bedrooms (one of which has their own television) will provide as much sleeping space as you’ll need for your stay. For a breath of crisp morning air, head out to the private balcony, where you can gaze over panoramic views of Zermatt and the Alps.
Address: off Triftweg, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland (see map)
Price: from 867 USD
Number of Guests: 6
11. Pristine penthouse near central Zermatt
A private, pristine stay awaits in this Airbnb penthouse, yet another rooftop residence in Zermatt. While it’s definitely a bit on the pricier side, this simple yet homey apartment lies in a prime location – it’s just 200 metres from Zermatt’s main street and a stone’s throw from the Sunnegga Express funicular, putting you just minutes away from both fun and amenities! For some private peace and quiet, most of this home’s bedrooms come with their own balcony. Besides the bedrooms depicted, there is another room with two bunk beds for up to four more visitors.
Guggenbiel - Penthouse (8 pers.). Perfect locationZermatt, Wallis, SwitzerlandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the apartment has an amazing view of the matterhorn and is beautifully decoratedthe elevator was fast and easy the view of the matterhorn from the dining room table pricelessguggenbiel penthouse apartment is beautiful we had a fabulous stay with two familiesthe apartment was perfect for our group of skiers on a four night tripwe were welcomed on arrival and shown around the apartment
Cleanliness:all immaculately clean and beautifully presentedthe kitchen is very clean and easy to cookingnicoletta is an amazing host and this condo is fantastic - spacious clean and amazing views
Host:nicoletta really cares about her guests' experience and is super helpfulalso hosts nicoletta and jacques were extremely helpful and easy to contactbeautiful house and owners we had seven adults in the house and it still felt spacious and comfortablenicoletta was very responsive providing plenty of information about the apartment town and activitiesperfect place to stay for skiers and non-skiers alike nicoletta was great to work with and very attentiveRead more reviews
Location:the location is an easy walk to many many excellent restaurants bars and shopseasy walk to downtown the bahnhof the gornergrat train and the sunnegga stationsuch an easy walk to the sunnegga railwaythe place is very nice and centrally locatedshort and easy walk to buses to the matterhorn express and/or sunnegga station
12. Furnished downtown studio (from USD 111)
Looking for an Airbnb rental that’s near a train station? Then, you should check out this downtown studio.
Couples, solo travelers or a couple with a small child will find this Airbnb in Zermatt to be the perfect accommodation option. The fully furnished studio is located in the downtown area and offers a range of amenities like a comfortable bed, a cozy dining space, a sitting area, a kitchen, a balcony with seating, and a modern bathroom. The train station is a three-minute walk away from this studio and many other conveniences are at a walking distance too.
Cozy Downtown studio north 1 floorZermatt, VS, SwitzerlandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:amazing apartment with full amenitiesthere are two twin beds combined to make a king and the mattresses are quite comfortablei likes the shower and the coffee toothe bed sheets were perfectly warm for the mountainsthe beds and pillows were exceptionally comfortable and the heated floor in the bathroom was luxurious
Cleanliness:room was very clean and comfortablenice clean and well equipped apartmentit was very clean and the bed extremely comfortablethe place was very cleanvery clean and the newly refurbished bathroom has an excellent shower
Host:friendly hosts who are accommodating to our requestsour host was remarkably kindfriendly and helpful hoststhe host john is friendly helpful and responsivejohn is really friendly and prompt with responsesRead more reviews
Location:pretty close from zermatt stationgreat location near the train stationgreat location close to shops and train stationgreat location near to train stationgood location only few minutes walk from zermatt train station
13. Shared room with great views
For solo travelers, this shared room in a flat might be a very affordable lodging option in Zermatt. The highlight of this Airbnb is the spectacular mountain, town and valley view offered from the living area and the balcony. Guests have access to the furnished living space, a comfortable bed with a side table, a workspace, a balcony and a shared bathroom. Several amazing conveniences are at a walking distance from this property, including the train station, a meadow and the town center.
Martin's Eagle's NestZermatt, Wallis, Switzerland
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Amenities & Room:martin place was great really cozy with a beautiful view great balcony and well locatedthe apartment has an amazing view of the mountains and valleyhis apartment is a 5min walk uphill with a fantastic almost panaromic view of the entire villagetruly impressed by the dinner option he made me the sleeping space and bathroom space were cleanabove all the beds and duvets were so tidy and comfortable
Cleanliness:toliet is so cleanthe room was nice and cleanthe bed is comfy toilet is clean and wifi is superb
Host:martin was a wonderful hostmartin is a great hostmartin was an awesome hostmartin is a great hostmartin is a great hostRead more reviews
Location:and the location is amazinggreat location and good value in zermattunique experience great location amazing dinnergreat & strategic location close to grocery store restaurant train attractionthe apartment itself is nicely located near the town central
14. Private room with Matterhorn view
This private room in a cozy flat is perfect for a couple or two close friends traveling together. Enjoy breathtaking views of Matterhorn from your room that is fully furnished and appointed with a plush bed and tall windows. A shared bathroom, a living area, a dining area, a kitchen and balcony are also accessible to guests. A bus stop is a mere three-minute walk away.
Zermatt Fantastic Star Matterhorn HoneymoonZermatt, Wallis, SwitzerlandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the view from room 4 is breathtakingthe view from the room is breathtakingloved our room with the perfect view of the matterhornperfect view of the matterhorn from the roomwe had room 4 and it was amazing with the view of the matterhorn right out our window
Cleanliness:room is clean bathroom is okayher place is clean and minimalistthe house is clean and beautifuleverything was very clean and ready for usbathroom and room were clean
Host:constanze was a perfect hostconstanze is an amazing hostconstanze was a great hostconstanze was a very great hostthe host is very niceRead more reviews
Location:close transportation is available with easy walking distanceclose to gondola station but pretty far from train stationgreat location as wellthe house is an easy walk to the main center of townif we come back to zermatt we would definitely choose this place again
15. Spectacular chalet with scenic mountain views
Live the high life in this luxurious Airbnb chalet, complete with cleanliness, amenities, comfort and even a hot tub for your most sumptuous stay! Rise and shine in one of six en-suite bedrooms, and enjoy a private bath in one of their bathrooms! The rooftop living area of this Zermatt accommodation further adds to the glorious, idyllic feel of your stay; and should you want to admire the view, deck chairs and even a hot tub await you on the terrace! Moreover, you can beat the crowds as you ski down the slopes with the chalet’s own private funicular!
Chalet Maurice, ZermattZermatt, Wallis, SwitzerlandSuperhost
Zip down the slopes of Zermatt!
Whether you’re in Zermatt for a snowy ski holiday or a simple summer retreat, these Airbnb rentals will provide you with homey warmth and comfort perfect for a visit to the Alps. Whether it’s being sporty or spoiling yourself, Zermatt’s slopes and services are all waiting for you – so grab your bags, pack your coats, and book one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Zermatt today!
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