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Private room in bed and breakfast

Peaceful, mountain pension- Zermatt

Rico & Philippa

Peaceful, mountain pension- Zermatt

11 guests
5 bedrooms
11 beds
1.5 shared baths
11 guests
5 bedrooms
11 beds
1.5 shared baths
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Edelweiss Bergrestaurant & Pension is perched high on a rock, 45 minutes - 1 hour hike up from Zermatt. The only access is by foot, along the hiking trail - a steep uphill hike, but a good trail. Stunning views over Zermatt. Immersed in nature. Built in 1898, maintains much original character & charm, with modern showers & facilities. Original Stone walls & wooden floors. Price incl. breakfast. We are also a mountain restaurant, so you can eat lunch & dinner from our Menu. Excellent Wifi.


Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
5 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 single bed
Bedroom 5
1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking


37 Reviews

Kevin User Profile
June 2018
Rico and Philippa’s place was extraordinary! Their amazing personalities and familiar atmosphere made us feel welcomed and cared for 24/7. We strongly recommend this place to any traveler wanting to get away from the tourists in Zermatt, and wants a great alpine view! They will …
Alicia User Profile
October 2017
Was a wonderful place to stay after a hike up the mountain! Such great views and experience. Rico and Philippa were extremely welcoming and amazing hosts. We'll be back!
Jeff User Profile
October 2017
An incredible mountain escape. Amazing setting perched above Zermatt. Gracious hosts willing to give tips on outdoor excursions in the area. Plan to return as soon as I can.
Jordan User Profile
September 2017
What a wonderful experience! This place was just the right amount of privacy that we wanted, with beautiful views and fantastic food. I will say that hosts are not kidding about the walk up! We're in our 30's and in decent shape but would call the hike up moderate to strenuous; a…
Steve User Profile
September 2017
A great hideaway up in the mountain. Was amazing to wake up, walk downstairs for breakfast, and quickly get out on the trails just outside the front door. Pip is the kindest person and so accommodating. I felt so relaxed and at home. The beer tastes so good once you make it up…
Victoria User Profile
August 2017
Rico & Philippa are lovely hosts. Although I was only in their home for a short stay, I saw they were hard at work doing everything to please their guests. They are prompt with answering questions before you arrive and eager to help. The hike up is a hike; enjoy it :).
Logan User Profile
August 2017
Adorable place with spectacular views and the nicest people. They were so kind and helpful through the entire process. The hike up from Zermatt takes an hour and it isn't easy by any means. It is steep, as expected, but it is worth every second. My family and I did it at 23:30 s…

Hosted by Rico & Philippa

Zermatt, SwitzerlandJoined in September 2015
Rico & Philippa User Profile
100 Reviews
Erich (Rico) was born and raised in Zermatt, and has worked many years on the surrounding mountains in rescue and with sports equipment. Rico is the main cook as well a host for Edelweiss. Philippa (Pip) is from England, and has lived in, and loved Zermatt for 9 years. Pip is you…
Languages: Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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