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Zermatt lodging

My wife and I are planning on spending a couple of nights in Zermatt next May, but EVERY B&B and hotel that I look at has no rooms available. I understand that some may be closed during May but EVERY one? It also irks me that none of the hotels, B&B's has its own website; everything has to be booked through hotels.com, travelocity, etc. What gives?

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Steven I doubt they are all closed, but since its so far out many will not accept bookings yet .. try again in a few months. May will not be crazy busy so I wouldn't be too worried about booking till November or December.

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Thank you for the replies Pat and Tim. Yesterday I looked at all three websites that you have mentioned which lead to my frustration. Again, there was not one hotel website listed and NONE had availabilty in May. I will check again.

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Steven, Go to tripadvisor.com Zermatt forums. On righthand sidebar click on Zermatt hotels, the reviews are then listed.I just did this, and as scrolling down the list, and clicking on quite a few hotels , I see most of them do list a link to click on to their hotel websites.
I have booked at least 15 hotels this way .. by finding the listings on ta, but then just going to the actual hotel website and booking directly.

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I should clarify; I only looked at the Tannenhof on the TA website.