4. Zermatterhof, Zermatt, Switzerland
One of Zermatt’s original hotels, it has a refined ambience and oozes elegance at every turn. Situated in the center of the village and enjoying fantastic views of the Matterhorn, it is positioned back from the main high street in its own gardens. From the moment you arrive this hotel exudes traditional style. The hotel is within easy reach of three ski areas either by electric taxi or on foot, and is central to the village’s extensive shops, restaurants and nightlife. Zermatt is a special place that every skier must visit, steeped in Alpine history and overlooked by the iconic Matterhorn. Car-free Zermatt has more charm, sophistication and romance than any other Alpine resort.