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Romantik Hotel Santis
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Appenzell
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 15, 2013

Friendly and comfortable right in the heart of the village. The kitchen is pretty good and they set a nice breakfast buffet. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. The Hotel Santis is part of the Romantik group and these hotels generally have very high standards. The Hotel Santis did not disappoint.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Hotel-Saentis, Front Office Manager at Romantik Hotel Santis, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2013

Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in Appenzell. We hope to welcome you again in Appenzell and wish you all the best.

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Reviewed June 10, 2013

This charming and well-run family hotel is located on the central historic square in Appenzell. The rooms are friendly, large and comfortable and some have views over the square. The main tourist area is within a few steps distance, as are many restaurants. Parking is in front of the hotel. The main restaurant is in historic and authentic rooms and the quality is high, with matching high prices. There is another restaurant serving traditional food with a terrace - and lower prices. Staff are friendly. Breakfast is great.

Room Tip: The suites are very spacious and well equipped. Get one over-lloking the square.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Hotel-Saentis, Front Office Manager at Romantik Hotel Santis, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2013

Thank you for your stay and your positive feedback. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay in Appenzell.
We hope to welcome you another time and wish you all the best.

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Reviewed March 12, 2013

Have stayed at this hotel in 2009 and 2012. Charming, clean rooms (the bathrooms are more opulent than the rooms sometimes), wonderful staff, and amazing location. You are in the center of town, but are a short walk from the mountains and wonderful villages nearby. Free parking is located about 1 block away and the train station is a few blocks from the hotel. The only 'negative' was the lack of a business center....given the price of the rooms. Otherwise, the charm of the hotel, the detail oreinted and friendly staff, and the comfortable, clean rooms make this a winner!

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled solo
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Hotel-Saentis, Front Office Manager at Romantik Hotel Santis, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2013

Thank you very much for your valuation. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed yor stay.
We hope to welcome you once again in Appenzell.
All the best for you.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Large room and bathroom, with separate tub and shower, overlooking the square. Although the building is not new, the interior is, with attractive use of light colors and natural wood floors. Breakfast was good, with wide selection from the buffet plus eggs cooked to order. Staff were correct and helpful if not friendly. On the Saturday night we were there the bar (complimentary wine or beer) was full of smokers, which was not pleasant. Easy to walk all around Appenzell.

Room Tip: Ask for room facing square in the corner of the hotel
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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 11, 2013

Very nice hotel located on the center square in Appenzell. The room was quite large a very comfortable. We looked out onto the square and had a front row seat to the herders driving their cows to the mountains. An Appenzell experience. Great staff, very helpful. Great location to tour town, head off to the mountains for sightseeing or hiking. WiFi only in the Lobby.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

We stayed here two different times on our 10 day trip. The room was spacious compared to others we experienced in Europe. The room was very cozy and felt like home. Bed was comfortable and the bath was very clean. The room included a separate tub and shower. The staff were very nice and polite. The breakfast was great with fresh local cheeses and fresh baked breads. The food was great and the bar was just right with local beer, and other drinks as you choose. The only complaint was there were a number of smokers in the bar area, but then again we are spoiled being from Califonia. The smoke did not permeate into the hotel, so it was not a bother anywhere else. We left the hotel for one night as we went into the Alps to hike and stay at a Berghouse, the Hotel held our large luggage while we hiked with one nights worth of supplies in backpacks. Just ask the front desk and they lock your luggage in a room. The location was great being in the center of town and walking distance to other shopping, restaraunts, and the train station. We will for sure return. I will try to add photos later.

Room Tip: ask for a room facing the main square, they have a great view and are the largest.
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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

We stayed here 2 nights at the beginning of our 2 week Switzerland vacation. Appenzell itself is beautiful and this hotel was very accomodating. We stayed in a Junior Suite and it was very large and very comfortable. As other users posted be sure to book a room in the back away from the bar and square in front in you are looking for quite. After a 9 hour flight and a bit of jetlag it was pretty lousy being kept up all night by the party going on downstairs. Absolutely nothing against the hotel itself. We asked to be moved and they graciously assisted. I didnt checkout any other hotel in the town but this hotel was great and I would highly recommend. The restaurant downstairs was great and seemed to be really lively each evening.

Room Tip: Rooms away from the restaurant/bar for a quieter experience
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  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: Landsgemeindeplatz 3 | 9050 Appenzell, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Appenzell > Appenzell
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Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Appenzell
Price Range: $203 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Romantik Hotel Santis 4*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Appenzeller hospitality is preserved and nurtured in the ROMANTIK HOTEL SANTIS. It's grand facade faces onto the Landsgemeindeplatz and offers a magnificent view of the surrounding hills and mountains. The interesting region Appenzellerland entertains all ages with it's history and traditions. A visit to the charming village of Appenzell with it's original boutiques is an absolute must while in Switzerland. The Heeb family and their team are happy to pamper their guests when they return to the cosy hotel from hikes, excursions, winter ski tours or shopping. ... more   less 
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