14th December 2018 - 20th April 2019
27th June 2019 - 22nd September 2019
13th December 2019 - 13th April 2020
26th June 2020 - 21st September 2020

Management:  Claudia und Hans-Jörg Walther

Welcome to wonderland

Yes, it does take a while to reach Riffelalp. You need time to leave the daily grind behind. At 2222 metres, it disappears entirely from view. A warm welcome awaits you.

Riffelalp 2‘222 m 5* Highlights

  • Peace and tranquillity 
  • Slowing down in absolute harmony with nature, away from your daily stress
  • In summer 2016 totally renovated hotel facing the Matterhorn
  • Europe’s highest wellness-center, outdoor pool with spectacular view of the Matterhorn
  • Special evening train until 11.30 p.m.
  • Bowling, Billiard etc.



  • Europe’s highest tramway leading to the hotel
  • Hiking program on 3 days a week with Yann, our mountain guide (incl. ascent of the Breithorn, 4164m)
  • Game room with tabletop football, table tennis, Playstation and Wii
  • Outdoor playground with trampoline, slide and spectacular view to the Matterhorn


  • Ski-in – Ski-out
  • Skiroom deluxe
  • Supervised kindergarden
  • Skiing/snowshoeing/freeriding program on 4 days per week with our skiguide Yann

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"Excellent" with 4.7 of 5.0 points


Winner 2017 Travellers' choice
Certificate of Excellence 2017
Certificate of Excellence 2018

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See and come

Experience the Riffelalp Resort in 360°

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You’ve got time - we’ll help make it the time of your life

Surrender yourself to the awe-inspiring scenery, a fantastic mountain panorama and an unforgettable stay - we’ll do whatever we can to cater to your every wish.

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Riffelalp specials and packages


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You’ve got time – let the sun keep you company

As the Matterhorn sets the scene, raise your glass to the mountain-top holiday mood. To 300 days of sunshine a year, under the clearest of clear blue skies. And to wondrously clear nights under millions of stars, shining and sparkling like scattered jewels.

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Events and seminars

If you have time – heaven awaits you

In summer the Riffelalp Resort is ideally suited for all kinds of events, such as family reunions, weddings etc. For weddings the Riffelalp Chapel is an excellent choice.

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