Carmen is a superbly situated duplex attic apartment in a chalet which is perched on a hilltop. Access is very convenient via a tunnel lift which is 200 meters away from the Matterhorn Express base station and, in winter, the end point of the main resort ski run, thus making this in winter one of the few "ski-in" properties in Zermatt (please note that it is not technically "ski-in" since you ski to within 200m of the entrance tunnel). The church square with its boutiques and restaurants is just five minutes away in the other direction.
With its sloping wooden ceilings and extensive paneling, this cozy duplex attic chalet apartment offe...rs 4 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (two en-suite, one with Jacuzzi bath), a high ceilinged living room with wood fire, an open plan kitchen with dining and bar area, a mezzanine floor with a second living area, and sunny south and east facing balconies with plunging views to the river. Three of the bedrooms have beds which can be made up as doubles or twins, while the mezzanine has a sofa-bed if you need extra capacity. Carmen envelops her guests in a lovely authentic Alpine charm!
Guests of the chalet can use a shared wellness area with a sauna and a Jacuzzi hot-tub.
Bedroom / Bathroom Description
2 Twin beds (can be converted into Double), En-suite bathroom with shower
2 Twin beds (can be converted into Double), Shared bathroom
2 Twin beds (can be converted into Double), Shared bathroom, Balcony
Double bed, En-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi
Additional Bedding - Mezzanine
Features & Amenities
Flat screen TV
Fully equipped kitchen
Great view of village
Staff & Services
Catered Rates include:
A chef and host take exclusive care 6 days out of 7 during the stay of the chalet/guests
Bed linen & towel change once per week
6 days cleaning
6 days on a half-board basis, including cooked breakfast, tea, dinner, champagne, wines and an open bar
Kurtaxe (Visitors Tax)
At Extra Cost - advance notice may be required:
Activities and excursions
Maximum 8 guests
Rates for this destination are subject to currency fluctuation; please inquire for current rates
Pets not permitted
200 meters to Matterhorn Express base station
2 minutes to ski lift
5 minutes to:
75 minute drive to Sion private airport
165 minute drive to Geneva International Airport and Milan Malpensa International Airport
285 minute drive to Zurich International Airport
Additional amenities include: computer available.Read more
Our stay at Villa Carmen FAR EXCEEDED ALL EXPECTAIONS!!
Left on 08/11/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Annie
Villa Carmen EXACTLY as advertised! Incredible 3 course meals with Chef Chris were a delight at the end of the day. Flawless arrangements for housekeeping, shopping, booking reservations, etc. Loved the location; Villa itself Charming with Swiss flair, and cozy charm. I would only ask for more linens, as linen change is ridiculously high. WE LOVED VILLA CARMEN, UNDER THE OUTSTANDING SUPERVISION OF MOUNTAIN EXPOSURE!!! We will definitely book another holiday for winter in a larger chalet, based on our great enthusiasm for the holiday they provided to our family of 3 generations! - Annie M., Utah, USA
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