Chalet Castor, Zermatt

Quick Facts

Sleeps: 8

Bedrooms: 4

Catered or Self-Catered

Rates from CHF14,200 (low season) to CHF32,500(high season) /week

Highlights

Outdoor hot tub

Terrace

Views over Zermatt

Wood burning fireplace

Description

Perched high up above Zermatt, Chalet Castor feels just steps from heaven both literally and figuratively. This luxury three-storey house commands spectacular views of the surrounding snowscapes and its altitude, accessed by tunnel and lift, gives it a feeling of real privacy. Yet it’s only minutes from the bars and restaurants of the fully pedestrian town.

Inside this luxury chalet, wood and stone finishes combined with cosy and colourful soft furnishings give this cool, contemporary interior a warm and homely atmosphere. The open-plan living and dining space is just made for enjoying with friends and family, with plenty of room to entertain, play and relax. The large dining table is the perfect place for long, leisurely meals together, as your chef prepares delicious meals for your group on six nights of your stay.

At the end of a day on the slopes there is nowhere better to relax than in the warm and cosy living area, watching flames flickering in the wood-burning stove, reflected in the large windows that look out on the mountains.

The bedrooms are a shrine to comfort and cosiness, with fluffy towels, TV and DVD player in each one and spectacular mountain views to boot. It’s lucky there’s so much to entice you downstairs at Chalet Castor, or you might never get out of bed.

If you want to enjoy a blast of the sweet Swiss air, the chalet’s outdoor terraces are a stunning, private space from which to enjoy the mountains, and don’t forget to take a dip in the private outdoor hot tub.

Facilities

Outdoor hot tub

Wifi

Wood-burning fireplace

TVs/DVD player

Terrace and balconies

Sound system in the living area

Village and mountain views

What’s Included

Please call us on +44 (0)203 432 7784 for rates and the latest availability.

Rates include:
Firefly pre-arrival concierge service
Daily breakfast (continental of staff day off)
Afternoon tea (6 days)
Champagne and pre-dinner canapés (6 nights)
4-course dinner with wine (6 nights)
Children’s early dinner (6 nights)
Open bar including spirits and beers
Daily housekeeping
Mid-week linen change
In-resort concierge service

Chalet Castor can also be taken on a self-catered or bed & breakfast basis.

Location

Chalet Castor is accessed through a tunnel and a lift, which are just 200m (two mintues’ walk) from the Matterhorn Express Lift. When you emerge at the top, above the village, it’s a 200m walk to the chalet itself accessed via several flights of steps.

Ski equipment can be left in the ski room in the tunnel.

Zermatt is a car-free resort which has a railway station, so guests often arrive by train.

Geneva Airport is approximately 3 hours drive away.

Rooms

Chalet Castor sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms. All rooms have TVs/DVD players.

Bedroom one
Double/twin bedroom on the first floor; en-suite bathroom, seating area and balcony.

Bedroom two
Double/twin bedroom on the first floor; en-suite bathroom, balcony.

Bedroom three
Double/twin bedroom on the second floor; en-suite bathroom, seating area and balcony.

Bedroom four
Double/twin bedroom on the second floor; en-suite shower room.

Chalet Castor is part of a group of four chalets which can be taken together to sleep up to 34 guests.

Eating

Food is taken seriously at Chalet Castor. From the moment you wake, when you’ll be brought tea or coffee in bed to sip from under the duvet as you take in the mountain views, to the end of your four-course gourmet evening meal.

A delicious continental spread, or cooked breakfast, will set you up for a day on the slopes. If you still haven’t dragged yourself out from under that puffy duvet, no problem – breakfast will be brought to you.

When you return from your day’s skiing, afternoon tea and treats will be ready and waiting to revive weary limbs and perk you up for the evening ahead, when champagne and canapés will be served to tantalise your taste buds in preparation for dinner.

And what a dinner! The private chef at Chalet Castor will ensure you eat like a king for the duration of your stay. Your wish here is their command.

There is an open bar at Chalet Castor, including spirits, wine, beer and soft drinks, and a complimentary selection of house wines chosen to accompany your meals, although a larger fine wine list is available on request for an additional fee. If you have a particular favourite tipple, just let your concierge know to have it ready for you.

Chalet Castor can also be taken on a self-catered or bed & breakfast basis.

Staff

Firefly pre-arrival concierge service

Chalet staff include:
Chef
Chalet host
Daily housekeeping
In-resort concierge service

Additional staff such as nannies and babysitters can be arranged on request.

Kids

There’s plenty of space for the kids to roam about at Chalet Castor with it being spread across 3 floors and with a TV & DVD in each bedroom, you can easily settle the children down to watch a movie without it interrupting some civilised adult time in the main living area.

Zermatt has lots going on for children. You’ll find something available to keep them all busy, from junior ski school to snowboarding, crafts and movies.

Your concierge will be happy to arrange nannies and babysitters on request.

Chalet Castor itself has an open staircase leading up to the entrance, so do take care with toddlers and babies who are newly mobile.

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