Chalet Schipfa

  • Free-Standing Wooden Chalet
  • Authentically Swiss
  • Overlooking the Heart of Zermatt
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8

In our portfolio from Winter 2020, a free-standing chalet in Zermatt is a luxury, and self-catered ski chalet Schipfa is the quintessential Swiss chalet, traditionally built of wood with wooden ceilings and extensive wood panelling inside on the all the walls. It is bathed in sunshine and light with its extensive windows throughout and radiates a warm welcoming atmosphere. There are four double bedrooms, three bathrooms, a sauna, and three different sunny terraces with great views over both the Zermatt village and the Matterhorn. It’s the perfect retreat – Schipfa means shelter in the local Zermatt dialect.

The chalet is very centrally located, perched on a hill overlooking the main church and street. Due to its elevated position it is accessed by a relatively steep path: from the main street it’s a climb of 24 vertical metres with a distance of 290m. There is no lift access, however the nearest taxi drop-off point is next to the English Church which reduces the climb to 15 vertical metres. That is why we recommend this chalet for guests who are sporty and fit, it is not suitable for the elderly or toddlers.

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The total surface area of 195 sqm is spread across two floors. You enter the main / upper floor which contains the very spacious living room, leading to a generous kitchen with two separate sinks and work surfaces and an island. The dining alcove is at the side of the kitchen, it is both convenient and separate and most of all spacious. There are two terraces, one running along the width of the chalet, a great sun-trap overlooking the village, and another one facing the Matterhorn with a lunch table. This main floor also has one bedroom and one bathroom with W/C and shower.

A staircase leads to the lower floor where the other three bedrooms are located. These consist of a spacious master bedroom, a twin-bed room and another double bedroom, all of which give onto the wide lower terrace overlooking the village. There are two bathrooms, one with a bath-tub, shower and W/C; the other with a shower, W/C and washing machine. The sauna is also located on this floor.

Offered on a self-catered basis, Chalet Schipfa offers you a unique Zermatt original chalet in a central location. Traditional alpine style overlooking the village of Zermatt!

Read the guest reviews of Zermatt luxury self- catered ski chalet Schipfa.


– Sleeps 8 with 4 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
– Main floor bedroom, double with adjoining bathroom / guest bathroom
– Lower floor master bedroom, double bed, with adjoining bathroom
– Lower floor twin bedroom with shared bathroom
– Lower floor double bedroom with shared bathroom

– Large kitchen, dining alcove
– Washing machine

– Three terraces with great views of the Matterhorn and the village
– Wood-burning fireplace in living room
– Free wireless fiber-optic speed Internet
– Large modern flat screen cable TV with 150+ channels
– Nespresso coffee machine
– Rental skis and boots can be stored at a shop on the main street, or at the bases of the lift stations


Below you can find more details on the pricing of Chalet Schipfa for different seasons and periods. Please note:

  • All the rates shown below are in Swiss Francs (CHF).
  • Details of Self-Catered rate inclusions
  • All rates include Mountain Exposure Concierge Services.
  • For payment and cancellation terms and conditions please read our Frequently Asked Questions
  • Rates subject to change without prior notice

    For Bookings till 15 December 2023 - 20% DISCOUNT
    Due to the construction of a new schoolhouse located below Chalet Schipfa, there is some noise during weekdays. As this might affect the enjoyment of your holiday, we are offering a 20% discount on the usual rack rate for this lovely chalet.

Chalet Schipfa - Spring & Summer & Autumn Rates 2022

Date Nights Self-Catered Remarks
01 May – 22 June 2023 Min 4 nights from 515 to 580 per night Flexible Arrival and Departure days
23 June – 21 October 2023 Min 4 nights from 615 to 685 per night Flexible Arrival and Departure days
22 October – 16 November 2023 Min 4 nights from 515 to 580 per night Flexible Arrival and Departure days
17 November – 24 November 2023 Min 4 nights from 615 to 685 per night Flexible Arrival and Departure days

Chalet Schipfa - Winter Rates 2023 - 2024

Date Nights Self-Catered Remarks
24 Nov – 16 Dec 2023 Min 4 Nights from 858 per night Short-Stays – Flexible Arrival & Departure Dates
16 Dec – 23 Dec 2023 7 7,500 Arrival Saturday
23 Dec – 30 Dec 2023 7 20,000 ChristmasArrival Saturday
30/31 Dec 23 –  06/07Jan 2024 7 24,000 New YearArrival Saturday or Sunday
07 Jan – 28 Jan 2024 Min 6 days 1,286 p.n. Flexible Arrival & Departure Dates
27/28 Jan – 03/04 Feb 2024 7 10,000 Arrival Saturday or Sunday
03/04 Feb – 10/11 Feb 2024 7 10,000 Arrival Saturday or Sunday
10 Feb – 25 Feb 2024 7 13,500 Half Term – Arrival Saturday or Sunday
25 Feb – 03 Mar 2024 7 10,500  Arrival Sunday
02/03 Mar – 09/10 Mar 2024 7 10,500 Arrival Saturday or Sunday
09/10 Mar – 16/17 Mar 2024 7 10,500 Arrival Saturday or Sunday
16/17 Mar – 23/24 Mar 2024 7 10,500 Arrival Saturday or Sunday
23/24 Mar – 30/31 Mar 2024 7 10,500 Easter – Arrival Saturday or Sunday
30/31 Mar – 06/07 Abr 2024 7 9,000 Arrival Saturday or Sunday
06/07 Abr – 13/14 Abr 2024 7 9,000 Arrival Saturday or Sunday
14 Abr – 30 Abr  2024 Min 4 Nights from  858 per night Short-Stays – Flexible Arrival & Departure Dates

Guest Reviews

Beautiful chalet with direct view to the Matterhorn. The walk up to the chalet is steep and takes about 8 minutes from the centre of town, but the views are worth it.

This place was absolutely incredible. It was comfortable, clean, and the views were unreal. The hike up was no joke, but we enjoyed the exercise. We hope to be back soon!

The chalet was exceptional and we had so much fun. Communication and service were exceptional throughout the trip!

View is spectacular!! Everything was great! I’d highly recommend.

Very nice cottage, very bright and great view. We had a pleasant stay.

Chalet Schipfa provided very good accommodation and the team was very helpful, efficient and friendly. Thank you.

Chalet Schipfa was a very good accommodation with a very friendly, efficient and available team. Our holiday exceed our expectations.

Chalet Schipfa was good and Konstantinos was very polite and friendly. He helped us when we needed it.

Tania was very afficiant and it was good service.

Outstanding pre-departure service and information. It was a 5-star holiday and accomodation.

Chalet Schipfa

Triftweg 23,
3920 Zermatt,

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Central location over the heart of Zermatt, accessed via an uphill 290m long path from the main street.





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