Zermatt Ski Resort in Utah Review

by Frank V. Persall

Zermatt Utah Ski Resort is settled in the beautiful foothills of the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. It's a AAA Four-Diamond adventurous resort proud of its graceful accommodations and other attractions and spa. This resort also has simple access to the world-class skiing area of Park City. The other fantastic feature of this resort involves 65,000-square-feet of exhibition and conference space that makes it a famous destination for business retreats and conventions.

Zermatt Ski Resort offers beautiful scenery and comfort, and it is an ideal getaway spot for work purposes and pleasure alike. It provides an adventurous and enjoyable stay for everyone, especially ski enthusiasts.

Location and Reaching There

Zermatt Resort
Zermatt Resort

Zermatt Resort, Utah, is approximately located in the tiny town of Midway east side of the Salt Lake City by 50 miles. The international airport of the Salt Lake City is located near Midway. There are a lot of other major airlines that offer regular flights, both international and domestic, from and to Salt Lake. Most travelers hire a car from the international airport, and it takes around about an hour to get to the resort.

With a two minutes drive by car, you reach the excellent State Park of Wasatch Mountain. Nearby to this ski resort, there is a geothermal spring about ten thousand years old with many caves you can visit during your tour. Apart from that, you can spend your time scuba diving and snorkeling in this gorgeous spring. You can also quickly drive to Walmart, McDonald's, Wendy's, and Walgreen.

Living Accommodations

Zermatt Resort has gorgeous and appealing living accommodations with an architectural style of a Swiss cabin/chalet. The resort has up to 400 suites, guest rooms, and villas manufactured and designed tastefully in a luxurious European style of décor. It has eternal home-like facilities for everyone, especially people seeking privacy and comfort.

Rooms

The Zermatt resort has standard rooms, junior suites, lavish penthouse suites, and townhouses. The standard rooms offer one king bed or a couple of queen-sized beds, spa robes, and a writing table. The junior suites provide a small fridge, microwave, and the deluxe suites provide some incredible additional amenities like a sofa sleeper and fireplace. The luxurious penthouse apartment has an awesome in-room jet tub.

The rooms' furniture of Zermatt resort involves antler lamps, farm tapestries, swiss country-style furniture, and folk art. But some of the furnishings look worn and outdated. All the rooms come with irons, bathrobes, microwaves, safes, tube TVs, or flat screens.

Almost all the bathrooms have a simple build of bathtubs and shower combos. The penthouse studios have fireplaces, a kitchenette, or a kitchen with decks and patios. The suites or villas with one or two to three bedrooms have whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, breakfast nooks, balconies, kitchen, dishwashers, refrigerators, and oven stoves.

The townhouses that have three bedrooms come with hardwood flooring, whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, dining room, laundry amenity, kitchen, and walk-in showers.

Food

Food
Food

The resort has glorious dining room options like Z's Steak & Chop Haus. The resort also has Matty's Bistro decorated with a flat-screen mounted on the wall and wooden heart chairs. Eis Bakery and The Backerei also serve delicious coffee, panini sandwiches, and pastries. There are varied, delicious food options that make your stay in the resort more memorable and adventurous.

Resort Other Resources

Resort Other Resources
Resort Other Resources (source)

Zermatt offers all the necessary and additional amenities that every four-star hotel or resort provides, including multiple options of restaurants, fitness centers, on-site spa, effervescent swimming pools, tennis courts, and much more.

Dining

There are two restaurants and bakeries in the Zermatt Utah resort. Z's Steak and Chop Haus is designed in a European steakhouse style that offers delicious seafood dishes and aged steaks with some of the yummy signature dishes like crème Brulee and ribeye bone-in. People who have visited this resort in the past still rave about the pleasant service and fantastic food. The dining room is decorated with booth seating, black grand piano, a wood ceiling with beams, and patterned carpeting.

The other restaurant is Wildfire Smokehaus, a casual-style restaurant that provides reasonable and tasty food choices, including meat platters, homemade pies, wood fire-made pizzas, and signature sandwiches. There were mixed reviews about the service of this restaurant.

Zermatt's Eis and Backerei bakeries are authentic European bakeries that serve a diverse variety of tasty handmade biscuits and pastries with fantastic espresso, soup, and panini sandwiches for breakfast. There are also, Choux pastries, gelatos, and fruit tarts served in European-style tea rooms and atmosphere.

Spa Facility

The spa facility of Zermatt offers a pampering experience for the guest with a wide range of rejuvenating and relaxing treatments like facials, pedicures, manicures, massage, and waxing. There are also four additional deluxe signature services: body treatment with eucalyptus and peppermint whipped lotions, appeasing scalp massage with tender skin exfoliation, and body warm moisture balm that offers a whole invigorating experience.

Swimming

There are incredible outdoor and indoor swimming pools in Zermatt Utah resort that have a particular swim-through trait, and the decks are ideal for lounging in both outdoor and indoor pools. The indoor pools' mosaic ceiling is designed sky-style, changing its hue in the afternoon. Various hot tubs and pools are present in the area between the private villas and the main resort building.

Fitness Center

There are many universal and cardio weight equipment and coed or private dry and steam sauna rooms. The guest also chooses to take the yoga classes offered weekly and enjoy the European "ruheraum" in the meditation room.

Other Activities/Amenities

Many conference rooms make this resort ideal for business meetings and retreats. There are also a boardroom and ballrooms that allow up to 1000 people, and there are a couple of tennis courts, a miniature golf course, wheelchair lift, nail salon, steam cave, and locker room.

Nearby Skiing Slopes

The Zermatt Resort is not located amidst the slopes, but the Midway is pretty near, with a short drive to the Park City. Park City is the center for enthusiasts that love winter sports because it offers award-winning resorts and first-class slopes for skiing and other snow sports.

The top choice is Deer Valley Ski Resort which is 15 minutes away by lift from the resort. The Deer Valley has skiable acres up to 2026, and the massive range of lifts and capacity of skiers is about 50470 per hour. The ski school by Deer Valley also offers group and private ski and snowboard lessons for adults and children.

The Park City resort is also a popular ski resort featuring up to 7,300 acres for skiing with 7 terrain parks, 300 trails, and 38 lifts. The snowboard and ski school by Park City also offers group and private lessons to adults and children. There is also an accessible shuttle facility for ski areas of Park City.


Other Pleasing Attractions of Zermatt Ski Resort

Adjacent to Zermatt Utah resort, there is Wasatch state park features fantastic alpine terrain that is ideal for skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. The geothermal spring is perfect for water sports like scuba diving and snorkeling.

Park City's Olympic Park is a functioning and active training site for the Olympic contestants accessible for public visitation. Many adventurous activities and courses take place in the park, including alpine sliding rides.

The parks and resorts have a lot to offer even though they are not much renowned yet, but you will have a fantastic time enjoying a little town life and vacation and will have a wonderful time enjoying the amenities this resort provides.

Pros:

  • The resort offers a complimentary shuttle facility, and it is pretty near to ski slopes.
  • It has luxurious and deluxe rooms with kitchens and fireplaces.
  • It has hot tubs, a sauna, and an outdoor and indoor pool service.
  • It has a cafe that provides cocktails, bakeries, restaurants, and steakhouses.
  • It has an extensive modern gym that has advanced equipment.
  • There are yoga classes, mini-golf, billiards rooms, and tennis courts.
  • There is an elegant spa service, steam room, and fireplace lounge.
  • It has a considerable number of conference rooms, business center with PCs.
  • It offers free Wi-Fi and an outdoor parking facility.

Cons:

  • The food of this resort has mixed reviews.
  • At check-in, there is an obligatory resort fee.
  • Some of the rooms have outmoded décor.

About Frank V. Persall

Originally from the UK, Frank has a passion for skiing and anything snow related. He is currently on a never ending mission to visit the best ski resorts across the USA and the the World. Frank is happiest when he is on ski slopes with his wife and three children.

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