Matthiol is a hotel with contemporary design, set in chalet-style buildings in peaceful surroundings on the edge of Zermatt. Guest rooms come with a balcony (most with Matterhorn views), an IPod station and a flat-screen TV. The extensive wellness area includes 3 types of saunas (Finnish, steam and aroma), a whirlpool and a fitness centre. The rest area has an open fireplace and opens to a panoramic terrace.Inspired by Mediterranean and local cuisine, the chefs create gourmet dishes from market-fresh ingredients. During the afternoon tea time you can choose from 17 sorts of tea, home-made pastry and fine sandwiches. The bar is an inviting place to spend the Après Ski hours. Ski passes for the Matterhorn Ski Paradise can be bought at the reception and a ski rental is available as well on site.