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Hecht, Appenzell

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Hauptgasse 9AppenzellAI9050Switzerland

In the heart of Appenzell
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
  • As others have said, the church bells are loud and ring often--every 15 minutes, in fact.…Sep 7, 2017
  • Location of this hotel to the Bernina Express/Glacier Express train station is super…Sep 2, 2017
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Hecht, Appenzell

from $109
  • Standard Single Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Deluxe Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Junior Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Deluxe Triple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Junior Quadruple Room, Private Bathroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 38 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 7 AM-8:30 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
Things to do
  • Ski storage
  • Sauna
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 4
  • Conference space size (feet) - 100-200
  • Conference space size (meters) - 9
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking

In the room

Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sofa bed
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Hecht, Appenzell’s small print

Also known as

  • Hecht Appenzell
  • Hecht Hotel
  • Hecht Hotel Appenzell


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.70 per person, per night

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for CHF 50 per day

Cribs/Infant beds are available for CHF 25 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 15 per pet, per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hecht, Appenzell


  • Heart of Appenzell
  • Appenzell Museum - 0 min walk
  • Appenzeller Brewery - 2 min walk
  • Altstadt - 2 min walk
  • Museum Liner - 6 min walk
  • Ziegelhutte Art Gallery - 10 min walk
  • Appenzeller Badi Outdoor Pool - 13 min walk
  • Bruelisau-Kasten Cable Car - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km

Getting around

  • Altenrhein (ACH-St. Gallen - Altenrhein) - 41 min drive
  • Zurich (ZRH) - 66 min drive
  • Friedrichshafen (FDH-Friedrichshafen - Lake Constance) - 77 min drive
  • Appenzell Station - 5 min walk
  • Herisau Station - 21 min drive
  • Gossau Sg Station - 24 min drive

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 31 reviews

Hecht, Appenzell
Highly recommended
All good. Great location. Comfortable. Terrific breakfast. Very convenient to the rail station—3 short blocks/5 minute walk max.
Samuel, us1 night family trip
Hecht, Appenzell
BEst Place
Our stay was great ! The staff was great especially Sandra and Carry .
A Traveler, us3 night romance trip
Hecht, Appenzell
Were only able to stay here for one night, next time we'll stay at least 3-5 nights.
Mike, usRomance trip
Hecht, Appenzell
Lovely hotel, super friendly staff
The location is GREAT on the main road in Appenzell. The staff is super friendly and helpful in suggestion things to do. The breakfast was very good as well. The only to be aware of (which wasn't a negative for us) is the Church right across the street rings its bells until pretty late and again at 6:30 am. They are awesome bells, but very loud. That being said, my wife is a light sleeper and this didn't seem to bother her. It did wake me at 6:30 am however, but that's not a problem if your an early riser. Overall I would HIGHLY recommend this hotel. It's not the Ritz, but its super comfortable and quaint. I would definitely stay there again.
T Keith, usRomance trip
Hecht, Appenzell
Wonderful stay
This place was excellent. The staff were so friendly and helpful. The breakfast was so good. All of the different cheeses of Appenzell were there at breakfast. We were given a welcome beverage upon our arrival. The hotel is directly across from the old town church and on the main street. It was like a fairy tale. The rooms were spacious and immaculately clean and the shower in the bathroom was very state-of-the-art.
Mark, us2 night romance trip

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