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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Under perfect conditions I'm sure this place is unique and wonderful. Unfortunately we were the victims of bad weather, and when there is nothing else to do, i.e. no TV, no wifi, you end up feeling like you've really overpaid for something quite basic. Everything was clean and the meals were nice.

Thank LOzza22
Alesund, Norway
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Following the weather forecast we aimed for Santis. Arrived 5 minutes late for the last cable car of the day. No problem! Extra-ride fixed and Rudi & Co meet us on the top. Great hosts, great atmosphere and crazy views to 6 surrondings countries! Thanks for a great stay!

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Visiting friends in Switzerland they were keen to take us to Appenzell for a stay in the mountain lodge on the top of Santis. The mountain is steep and high, so if you're not used to it ... take your time (or take the ride in the cable car). The mountain hotel is clean and comfortable. Even in Summer it's...

Thank John B
Vancouver, Washington, United States
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Hiked here for one night stay on a trek through the Appenzeller region. Clouds broke for about 10 min, and got the view of a lifetime. Owners Claudia and Ruedi are very warm and welcoming people. I had the impression that not a lot of Americans make it here, and that is a shame. Resources are valued, and I more...

Thank LeSteck
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Staying here was on my sister-in-law's bucket list (to stay at a chalet at the top of the Swiss Alps). So, we made the trek to the top of the Alter Saentis via the Schwebebahn and walked to the hotel via the covered walkway. It was a very cloudy day so we could not see much from the top. Although,...

Thank burnsomaha
Manchester, NJ
Reviewed 24 July 2013

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at this beautiful alpine Gasthaus. Our room was very clean, the beds were single beds that could be pushed together and the bathroom was a shared floor bathroom. Luckily for us, we were the only guests on that floor, so we had it all to ourselves. As the last person posted, the silence...

2Thank lbischof
Wahlwies, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Reviewed 6 November 2012

We had a wonderful stay in this hotel right on top of the Saentis. Took the last gondola up and enjoyed the sun set with the view to Lake Zurich, just the 2 of us. The place was pretty empty on the 2nd of October. The place is not the typical idyllic kind of hotel you might want to find...

Thank Martin M

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Additional Information about Berggasthaus Alter Saentis

Address: Berggasthaus Saentis, Urnaesch 9107, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Appenzell > Urnaesch
Price Range: RM605 - RM618 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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