In the legendary ski town of Zermatt, Switzerland, sits a legendary ski hotel, Schweizerhof — and this year, it has a completely new look, thanks to French Hotelier Michel Reybier, according to the Robb Report.
A Pool, Spa and Five Dining Venues Bring a Little Luxury
Reybier, whose portfolio includes the La Réserve hotel group, is already a partner of Seiler hotels in Zermatt, which includes the Mont Cervin Palace and Monte Rosa hotel, the publication writes. Now, he is bringing a touch of discreet luxury to Schweizerhof, an Alpine-chalet style landmark on Bahnhofstrasse, the resort’s main thoroughfare, according to the Robb Report.
The hotel reopened Dec. 21 following an eight-month renovation of the 95 rooms and suites by design firm Kristian Gavoille & Valérie Garcia, the publication writes. The rooms’ marble bathrooms and oak walls balance coziness with elegance, while the decor, which includes wooden hiking sticks and cowbells is undoubtedly Swiss, the Robb Report writes.
Beyond the rooms, Schweizerhof has five dining venues, the most notable of which offers upscale comfort food like wood-fired pizzas and truffle-infused mac ‘n’ cheese from an open-show kitchen, according to the publication. The Cheese Factory offers more traditional fare such as fondue and raclette, with traditional Swiss music to match, while the Peruvian La Muña serves a menu of ceviches, the Robb Report writes. For some after-dinner drinks, the Schweizerhof’s mixologists offer all the classics as well as a few modern twists, or guests can head to the fumoir for a more low-key evening, the publication writes.
Schweizerhof also offers a spa with an indoor pool, a Turkish bath, three saunas and a fitness center staffed with yoga instructors and personal trainers, the Robb Report writes. And, like all the La Réserve spas, treatments at Schweizerhof use Nescens anti-aging products, according to the Robb Report.