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Appenzell – pure and authentic

Unique traditions and customs, delicious culinary treats, enthralling adventures in the countryside, warm hospitality… you will find all this and more in Appenzell. Come and get to know our picturesque little town. Romantik Hotel Säntis, right on the famous town square, the Landsgemeindeplatz, is the perfect starting point for all excursions.


The Heeb family – warm-hearted hosts for 100 years

Our family has been welcoming guests to Romantik Hotel Säntis on the Landsgemeindeplatz in Appenzell for 100 years and four generations. During this time, the hotel and its guests, our philosophy, and the hosts have changed with the times.

One thing, however, has not changed in all these years: Our every effort is devoted towards making your stay as pleasant as possible. We look forward to offering you a home away from home.

Family Heeb-Paton

Three hotels – one host family

The hotels «Säntis», «Hecht» and «Löwen» successfully work together under the same management. No matter how high your expectations, you are sure to enjoy your stay in one of our three hotels in the heart of Appenzell.

Hotel – comfortable elegance

The Romantik Hotel Säntis is a tasteful retreat. In our lovingly decorated rooms you can enjoy a break and escape from the hustle and bustle of the everyday.


Cosy & inviting

Fine dining – delicious culinary delights

Whether in the classically elegant atmosphere of the first floor restaurant or in the typically Appenzeller «Landsgmendstobe» on the ground floor, the best local ingredients are brought together by a creative team of chefs to prepare traditional recipes in a modern way. We would be delighted to welcome you to the restaurants of «Romantik Hotel Säntis». If you fancy the perfect addition to your meal, we have a wine list with a choice of over 2000 different positions.


Helpful & professional

Seminars – Time and space for new ideas

The quaint scenery in Appenzellerland inspires and opens horizons. Here you will find peace to concentrate on your projects while we organize all the rest.

Our seminar rooms offer space for 4 up to 120 people and can be arranged and equipped according to your wishes.


Uniting tradition with modern comfort

The political highlight of the year

In Romantik Hotel Säntis you can experience the unique «Innerrhoder Landsgemeinde», the traditional cantonal elections, up close. On the last Sunday in April every year, all the locals eligible to vote meet in the famous square right in front of the hotel to participate in this old-fashioned democratic process, during which all laws are passed, big budget decisions voted on and any locals who wish can share their views. Experience direct democracy as it is celebrated in Appenzell.


What’s on – Appenzeller culture on the door step

No matter which time of year you visit Appenzell, you will discover that the enchanting village offers all sorts of events and festivals. Let yourself be inspired and find out what’s happening during your stay.