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Arrivals & Contact

Hotel Löwen

Hauptgasse 25
CH-9050 Appenzell

Tel. +41 (0)71 788 87 87

Email: info(at)

We look forward to you!


A stress-free arrival is the best start to a pleasant stay. If you are arriving by car and have a sat-nav, then just key in our address.

The hotel is situated in the pedestrian zone in the centre of Appenzell. There is public parking nearby. Alternatively you can reach Appenzell comfortably by train. We are only 3 minutes walk from the railway station.

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Route 1, A1 from Bern/Zürich direction St. Gallen:
Exit Gossau, direction Herisau/Appenzell, Appenzell centre

Route 2, A13 from Tessin/Ticino direction Bodensee/Lake Constance:
Exit Kriessern, direction Altstätten town centre, then direction Gais, at junction direction Appenzell, then Appenzell centre

Route 3, approaching from Germany via St.Gallen:
Exit St.Gallen Kreuzbleiche, direction Altstätten/Appenzell, Appenzell centre

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If you are travelling by train, change in St. Gallen, Gossau or Alstätten. The railway station in Appenzell is only 5 minutes walk from Romantik Hotel Säntis. If you inform us in advance of your arrival time, we can also pick you up by car.

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The nearest big airport is Zürich-Kloten. From there it’s an easy train journey to Appenzell. You can take the train for St. Gallen, change trains in St. Gallen or Gossau, then take the “Appenzeller Bahn” straight to Appenzell. The total journey from the airport takes about 1 ¾ hours.


We have a limited number of parking spaces belonging to the hotel. We therefore recommend you contact us to reserve a parking place in advance. Each parking space costs Fr.8.00 per night.

If all hotel parking places are occupied, there are public car parks nearby, which also cost Fr.8.00 per space, per day.

Here is a map showing all the public car parks near the centre of Appenzell.