Whymper Residence

  • Swimming Pool
  • Wellness Spa
  • Central Location
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8-10

Zermatt luxury ski chalet apartment Whymper Residence is named after Edward Whymper, the first Alpinist to reach the summit of the Matterhorn.

The third floor apartment is absolutely vast with 315 sqm of space and perfectly situated in what is quite simply the best location in Zermatt: in the heart of the village, next to the ice skating rinks (tennis courts in the summer), 1 minute away from the main shopping centre and 2 minutes away from the Gornergrat mountain railway.

It features 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and a TV room which can be closed off and turned into a fifth bedroom if needed. It can sleep 9 adults comfortably, and up to 12 adults and kids in total. It of course has perfect Matterhorn views!

Guests staying in the Whymper have free access via a short tunnel to the Schweizerhof hotel’s indoor swimming pool and extensive spa facilities.*

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Zermatt luxury self catered ski chalet apartment Whymper Residence has a very stylish entrance and lift access. The apartment has four double bedrooms and five separate bathrooms.

The main and generous living area is comprised of three zones: the sitting room with its fireplace, a dining area with an adjoining open plan kitchen, and a study / TV room which can be closed off and made into an extra bedroom. All these areas are sunny and south-facing with spacious balconies and fabulous views.

The master bedroom has a double bed, bay windows, a walk-in wardrobe with a desk, and an en-suite bathroom with bath-tub, WC and two sinks. Next to it are two twin bedrooms with big balconies. There is another bathroom with a bath-tub, two sinks, and WC.

Down the passage you will find a utility room with a shower, and also a washing machine and dryer. Around the corner, leading off the hall, is the fourth bedroom, also with twin beds. (Please note that all our twins are of the zip and lock variety so that they can be made up as doubles. They also have integrated extra fold-out beds which means that they can sleep up to 4 persons – suitable for kids!).

This bedroom has its own spacious en-suite bathroom with a shower, two sinks, and WC. There is a further guest bathroom with shower / WC in the passage leading to the study / TV room. This room can be closed off, and has a sofa-bed, which can thus be made into a fifth bedroom.

The open-plan designer kitchen has every accessory you could possibly need, and a convivial breakfast bar.

Zermatt luxury self catered ski chalet apartment Whymper Residence in summary: the most perfect combination of location, style and space.

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Similar chalets close to the centre of Zermatt: Penthouse Zermatt Lodge, Penthouse Zeus, Penthouse Zora.

* Swimming pool and wellness are available during peak season Winter & Summer.


– Sleeps 8 to 12 with 4 double/twin bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
– Bedroom 1, double bed, en suite bathroom
– Bedroom 2, double or twin beds, shared bathroom
– Bedroom 3, twin queen beds, shared bathroom
– Bedroom 4, double or twin beds, en suite bathroom

– TV room, with sofa bed and bathroom
– Guest bathroom
– Washing machine and tumble dryer

– Shared swimming pool and extensive wellness spa facilities

– The most central location possible in Zermatt
– South facing balcony with splendid Matterhorn views
– Wood-burning fireplace in living room
– Free Wi-Fi and large Smart TV with 150+ channels in many languages in living room
– Nespresso coffee machine
– Flat access with elevator/lift
– Ski room in the building


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

The Whymper Residence - Spring & Summer & Autumn Rates 2024

Date Nights Self-Catered Remarks
14 April – 22 November 2024 Min 4 nights from 1,715 to 1,800 per night Flexible Arrival and Departure days

The Whymper Residence - Winter Rates 2024 - 2025

Date Nights Self-Catered Remarks
23 Nov – 12 Dec 2024 Min 4 Nights From 2,143 to 2,357 Short-Stays – Flexible Arrival & Departure Dates
13 Dec – 21 Dec 2024 Min 4 Nights From 2,400 to 2,640 Short-Stays– Flexible Arrival & Departure Dates
22 Dec 2024 – 19 Jan 2025 BOOKED
19 Jan – 26 Jan 2025 7 18,000 Arrival Sunday
26 Jan – 02 Feb 2025 7 18,500 Arrival Sunday
02 Feb – 09 Feb 2025 BOOKED
09 Feb – 16 Feb 2025 7 19,000 Arrival Sunday
16 Feb – 23 Feb 2025 7 24,000 Arrival Sunday
23 Feb – 02 Mar 2025 BOOKED
02 Mar – 09 Mar 2025 7 20,000 Arrival Sunday
09 Mar – 16 Mar 2025 7 20,000 Arrival Sunday
16 Mar – 23 Mar 2025 BOOKED
23 Mar – 30 Mar 2025 7 20,000 Arrival Sunday
30 Abr –  06 Abr 2025 7 20,000 Arrival Sunday
06 Abr – 13 Abr 2025 7 16,800 Arrival Sunday
12 Abr – 21 Abr  2024 Min 4 nights  per night Easter & Short-Stays – Flexible Arrival & Departure Dates

Guest Reviews

Very good accommodation. Everything went very well and smoothly. We were very happy with our holiday.

Whymper residence is great and the team was fantastic.

10+ We had an amazing time here in this wonderful apartment, in a wonderful location managed by a wonderful team. Thank you!

A really special family Christmas and other than Roger's accident it was fantastic. The staff Maria and Max were wonderful, a huge thank you to them for making our holiday so great and so memorable.

Very nice chalet, spacious & comfortable. The service with Mountain Exposure is great - always efficient, friendly & helpful.

Whymper Residence

Haus Whymper,
Seilerwiesenstrasse 11,

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In the very centre of the village, 1 min walk from Zermatt train station and Gornegrat ski lift.





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