Arrivals and contact
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 the address below:
The hotel is situated in the centre of Appenzell, on the Landsgemeindeplatz, which is also a public car park. Alternatively you can reach Appenzell comfortably by train. We are only 5 minutes walk from the railway station.
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
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.
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 our own paid underground parking spaces and there are other public parking spaces in the vicinity.
Here is a map showing all the public car parks near the centre of Appenzell.