The New Address in Zermatt – Chalet Zen

Chalet Zen is the new address in Zermatt. This luxurious, yet cosy and privately-owned chalet is located 100 meters from the piste and main lift up to the glacier, providing access to all of Zermatt and Cervinia ski areas. The chalet is located in an unrivalled position looking up to the majestic Matterhorn and is also a short stroll from the village.

The Chalet Zen offers sleeping accommodation for 8 + 2 in a bunk suite.

The New Address in Zermatt – Chalet Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.
The New Address in Zermatt – Chalet Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.

Classically furnished, chalet Zen retains the feel of an authentic Swiss chalet and yet caters for all the modern après ski necessities including massage and steam rooms, an outdoor hot tub, WI-FI, satellite and cable TV channels. The chalet can accommodate 8 + 2 guests in four bedrooms and a bunk-room that can be combined with a 5th bathroom to form a family suite. Three of the four bedrooms have south facing balconies with Matterhorn views and the five luxurious marble bathrooms (4 en-suite) have under-floor heading. There are two spacious living and dining areas with fireplaces along with a small study and well-stocked library of books, DVDs and games to suit all ages. Lift access to all floors.

With a charming, professional manager and concierge, dedicated housekeeping team with chef available on request, Chalet Zen combines supreme comfort and privacy with service of the very highest standard.

Rates start from 24,000 CHF per week.

An offer of up to 30% off for stays this February is available!

Booking price includes:

Dedicated service from the chalet staff

Champagne reception

Breakfast and afternoon tea daily

Delicious home cooked meals on 6 nights

Carefully selected house wines and champagne

An open spirit bar and range of soft drinks

Jo Malone bathroom products

Fresh flowers and daily newspapers

The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen. View from the Penthouse Bedroom.
The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen. View from the Penthouse Bedroom.

They can also arrange:

Resort transfers by helicopter and taxi

A la cart wines and champagnes

Resort transfer by taxi or helicopter

In-chalet equipment fitting and lift passes

Ski lessons and guiding

Special family and corporate events

In-chalet childcare

In-chalet massage and beauty therapy

Personal laundry service (in-house and dry cleaning)

www.chalet-zen.com

The New Address in Zermatt – Chalet Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.
The New Address in Zermatt – Chalet Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.

PENHTOUSE ZEN (sleeps 6)
Penthouse Zen is situated adjacent to Chalet Zen in the same discreet location just 100m from the piste and main lift up to the glacier. With uninterrupted views of the Matterhorn, Penthouse Zen provides access to all Zermatt and Cervinia ski areas yet is merely a short stroll into the village.

The penthouse can accommodate 6 guests in 3 bedrooms. The spacious master bedroom with study area opens onto the south facing balcony with stunning Matterhorn views. There is an en-suite bathroom with large Jacuzzi bath and shower. There are two further en-suite double bedrooms, with a Jack and Jill spa bathroom with jacuzzi bath and steam shower also accessible from the hall for all to enjoy. There is a very large family style living room with double height windows, stairs up to a gallery over the sitting area, central hanging steel fireplace, bar, open plan kitchen and dining area, also opening onto the balcony running the length of the penthouse.

The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.
The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.

Daily cleaning and a mid-week linen change is included, making Penthouse Zen the perfect choice for guests needing housekeeping but preferring to take advantage of Zermatt ‘s wonderfully varied restaurants, bars and night life. Or combine Chalet and Penthouse if your party is larger than 8-10 guests. 

Rates start from 7,000 CHF per week

An offer of up to 30% off for stays this February is available!

Price includes:

A breakfast package on arrival

A daily bakery delivery

Daily housekeeping

Mid-week linen change

Fresh flowers and fruit

They can also arrange:

Resort transfers by helicopter and taxi

Equipment fitting and lift passes

Ski lessons and guiding

Special family and corporate events

In-penthouse childcare

In-penthouse massage and beauty therapy

www.chalet-zen.com

The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.
The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.

The-Ski-Guru TRAVEL can organise your trip to the Chalet Zen and Penthouse ZEN. Just contact us at info@the-ski-guru.com to help you put together your dream vacation to Zermatt.

The-Ski-Guru TRAVEL can organise your bespoke ski trip to the Americas, Alps or Japan, including for those going from Britain to Europe, booking your Eurotunnel trip, and for all trips: lodging, lift tickets, rentals, ski school, and all you need for an excellent vacation. Go to https://www.the-ski-guru.com/travel and upload your information – this page will be updated soon with more travel ideas. Check our Easter offer to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl and Sölden to ski with your family.

You can start thinking about your trip, by reading the articles on the Planning your Ski Trip tab.  Or how to pack for your family ski trip.  If taking your furry friend abroad to the continent, read about the new Pet Travel Scheme update from DEFRA. Check out our tips for driving to the mountains.  If flying and renting a car in Europe, beware of the extra charges they will pass to you if you want winter tyres, snow chains or ski racks. If driving, check the winter tyres news for Europe and North America.

The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.
The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.

Or you can read our last news on equipment as seen at the London Ski Show. Also, the new range of skis of Black Crows, one of our favourite brands. Shred-Dog is a definitely favourite brand for parents of growing kids.

Lots of snow makes you wonder how the resorts deal with the avalanche danger. Here you can read the interview to Coco Torres, former Head of Operations of Las Leñas, in Argentina, as how they dealt with avalanches at the resort. 

Or perhaps you may choose to read the Ski Resort NewsSki Passes News, and the Must-Read Guides to Lech,  Zermatt,  CourmayeurVal di Fiemme and Crans-Montana. Coming soon will be the guide to St Anton. Or  watch an amazing heli flight over the Mont Blanc Massif. Also see tips on how not to be scammed when booking a ski chalet.

The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.
The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.

You can also read what’s new at Les Trois Vallées and the last article on what is new at the Tirol ski areas,  in Cervinia, in La Plagne, in 3 Zinnen Dolomites ,  in Adelboden, Lenk and Kandertal, in Gstaad, in Chamonix,  in Georgia’s Gudauri Resort and in the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn. And how the US Ski Team has chosen Alpe Cimbra to train for the following four ski seasons as their European home.  Here is the link to our post on the My Voucher Codes ranking of best European Ski Resorts.  

Crested Butte will have a new chairlift to replace Teocalli lift for the 2019/20 ski season. Jay Peak is officially for sale.

You can plan where to eat in Aspen Snowmass or which events to attend on-mountain while there.  And Cortina D’Ampezzo is getting ready for this winter and the 2021 World Ski Championships. 

Another classic resort, such as St Moritz has been in the news for its famous Cresta Run be opened again for women after a 89 years ban.

The New Address in Zermatt – Chalet Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.
The New Address in Zermatt – Chalet Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.

Also, you can read how Grandvalira will be staying together as one lift ticket company and how they are adding Ordino Arcalis to  this offer. Grandvalira is opening now all of its six sectors.  And also read how someone tried to sabotage some lifts in Vallnord’s Pal Arinsal. And as if it is starting to be a trend, there were two lifts sabotaged in Passo Rolle, in Val di Fiemme, Trentino. Fortunately they were repaired in record time to open to the public.

Also, Mt Hood Meadows was forced to evacuate one lift with 150 skiers and boarders due to a power failure. And the same was the case in a lift with 140 skiers/boarders in Whitefish, Montana. Recently a British skier was killed after suffering a cardiac arrest on a chairlift falling 32 feet to the ground in Méribel resort in Les Trois Vallées. You can see our recent article on how avalanches claimed two lives in Switzerland the past week. And read more what is the real risk of avalanchesThree Germans have been killed by an avalanche near Lech and a fourth is missing. Two were caught in an inbounds avalanche near Kachina Peak in Taos and taken to hospital.

Or read about the latest investments in Whistler Blackcomb. Or see how Taos is going against the industry trend, and instead of merging with the two biggest oligopolies in skiing at the moment, it goes and buys an airline to get more bums in resort. Or how Jackson Hole is appealing to families and beginners – it is not only a resort for expert skiers anymore. Another great area for families is Stubaital in the Tirol. And a new coming ski area that got funding for its first lift is Skeetawk in Alaska.  Courmayeur is opening this season two new trails, one that is 70% steep – not for the faint-hearted! Or read how a group of experienced industry insiders got together to purchase Tamarack Resort. And how Peak Resorts finalised the acquisition of the resorts of Snow Time. You can also check how Vermont’s ski passes are the most expensive in New England. And talking about Vermont, you can read on how Killington is planning to change its North Ridge triple chair with a fixed-gripped quad.

The New Address in Zermatt – Chalet Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.
The New Address in Zermatt – Chalet Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.

Also read how one employee of Aspen Ski Co got caught in an avalanche but got out unscathed while scouting terrain for the Aspen Mountain Powder Tours. Or how the a gondola of the new American Eagle lift from Copper Mountain crashed into the snow in a trial run. The resort confirmed that the chondola will be fixed before it’s opening day. Plus this week, some gondolas got tangled in Hochzillertal. And there was a gas explosion at the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof that injured six, before its opening date.

You can keep up to date on how are the sales for the EPIC and IKON passes are doing here. Read how Emma, the first Digital Mountain Assistant, is launched in Keystone now and will be rolled to eight other resorts this season. And even read about the new incorporation to the IKON Pass: Valle Nevado. Here is also a post on the South American resorts.  

Or you can see the inspiring story of the “Cholitas” – the indigenous Aymara ladies who are attempting to climb the highest peak of the Americas – the Aconcagua at 6,962 meters/22,840 feet.

The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.
The New Address in Zermatt – Penthouse Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen.

Also, Rob Katz and his wife Elana Amsterdam donated 2 million USD in grants to support mental and behavioural health programs in ski towns of North America. And see how Aspen Skiing Company released its sustainability report 2018. 

And here is a summary of a report by LISTEX on the State of the UK Snowsports Market.

And what Switzerland could look by 2060 due to climate change.

Or check out how now with the EPIC Pass you can ski in Europe, specifically in Les Trois Vallées and the resorts of Skirama Dolomiti in Trentino’s Italy. Or see our review of L’Héliopic Hotel Sweet & Spa if thinking in staying in Chamonix this winter. Or check out the new Snowpine Lodge in Alta, Utah opening late January 2019.

Featured Image: The New Address in Zermatt – Chalet Zen, photo courtesy of Chalet Zen. 

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