Hostel in Zermatt, Switzerland

1 Hostel in Zermatt available. Prices start from $37 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Zermatt

Zermatt Youth Hostel

Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Can't recommend this place highly enough. This hostel is brilliant!!! It has had a complete refurbishment very recently, and it is just gorgeous - very modern, clean, and nice. Breakfast AND … More

Hotels in Zermatt

Hotel Alpina

Free Breakfast
"…Many years of experiences. Best of all, you are welcome to stay with us. What we do not have to offer in luxury, we have been compensating for years with cordiality and great feel-good factor … More

Hostel in Zermatt, Switzerland

1 Hostel in Zermatt available. Prices start from $74 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Zermatt (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Zermatt.

Located in the southern, German-speaking canton (state) of Valais is the picturesque town of Zermatt, Switzerland. Though the town itself only has a population of about six thousand, it can receive up to three times as many tourists at any given time. Zermatt is unashamedly a tourist destination, with plenty of all the usual tourist traps abound, but do not let that deter you from visiting this magical spot. It's touristy for a reason.

Towering nearly five thousand meters above sea level is Mount Matterhorn. The legendary mountain dominates the tiny town of Zermatt; thrill seekers and novices alike flock here in herds to experience some of Europe's finest snow fields and lodgings. Depending on what you are looking for, there are two seasons in which it is ideal to visit Zermatt. May until October is mild, ski lifts are open, and hiking treks are still accessible. December through April is prefect for hard-core thrill seekers, as the temperature is below zero and the snow is plentiful.

Spending time in Zermatt can be difficult on a budget, but if you exercise some diligence you can make it happen. Supermarkets offer good-quality, ready-made meals at affordable prices and there are a small number of youth hostels in Zermatt, Switzerland, located just outside of the town's centre. Book your Zermatt, Switzerland hostel in advance, especially during peak seasons, as affordable options fill up quickly and hotels are notoriously expensive. Be aware that many hostels in Zermatt, Switzerland, have strict rules regarding reception hours and check-in/check-out times. This means that many Zermatt, Switzerland hostels do not have twenty-four-hour reception, and failure to check in or out at specified times may result in you been charged additional fees for either not turning up when you where supposed to or for checking out too late.

Zermatt is a car-free town, so motorists must park their cars in nearby Täsch and take the train the remaining five kilometres into town. Zermatt is easily accessible from either Zurich or Geneva via SBB train, which itself is a beautifully scenic journey.

Written by local enthusiast for Zermatt hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Zermatt hostels Chloe

Zermatt Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Zermatt, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 1
Average dorm price $74
Average private room price $278
Cheapest Hostel in Zermatt Zermatt Youth Hostel with $73.5
Most Zermatt hostels are located in Winkelmatten
Average rating of all hostels 8.5

FAQ about Zermatt Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Zermatt. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Other Nearby Cities

Randa (9 Km / 6 mi.)
Saas-Fee (17 Km / 10 mi.)
Grächen (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Saint-Luc (25 Km / 16 mi.)
Sierre (34 Km / 21 mi.)
Ausserberg (34 Km / 21 mi.)
Siviez (36 Km / 22 mi.)

Travel Tips for Zermatt - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Zermatt. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Zermatt. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

Zermatt comments only. Don't discuss the hostels here, post a review on the hostel's page instead.

Unlock your Hostel Account to Freedom!

Unlock your Hostel Account to Freedom!

Sign up with and get access to exclusive hostel content and much more.

Do you already have an account? Login
Home Your Wishlists