Berggasthaus Aescher

  • Refuge
Schwende District - 9057 Weissbad - Appenzell Innerrhoden - Switzerland

Hike to the mountain Äscher

We welcome you in the beautiful Alpsteinarea:

Visit the unique mountain inn right on the rocks ...

- Wildkirchli Museum / prehistoric site
- Beautiful hiking area
- With cable car from Wasserauen-Ebenalp in 15 min. Walk through the caves accessible

The aerial cableway takes you from Wasserauen in one of the nicest areas in the Alpstein. On the vast plateau with rich alpine flora is a beautiful panoramic view of the Appenzell, sanktgallische and Thurgauische hills, the wide Bodensee area and offers western and south on the picturesque panorama of the Alpstein chain.

All dormitories are equipped with duvets. We have no shower. Washroom and toilets are available. Bring your own slippers and towels. Breakfast is served from 7.30 until 10.00 clock. For dinner we automatically reserve a table at the restaurant or on the terrace. Choose from our menu various rösti dishes with meat and sausages from the region. For groups of 20 people we recommend our menu suggestions (available by mail if desired).


  • Promoting "eco" activities
  • 100% renewable energy
  • Organic or Local Food
  • Car-free accessibility
  • Ecological cleaning products
  • More than 80% waste recycling
  • Energy saving lights
  • Green building
  • Solar thermal panels for hot water
  • Water flow reducers
  • Recovery & reuse of rainwater
  • Natural conditioning or class A air conditioning
  • Appliances in energy class A
  • High efficiency boiler > 90%
  • Water-saving toilets
  • Environmental-friendly fornitures


  • Electric Vehicles Charging
  • Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Organic garden
  • Bicycles
  • Ecotourism itineraries
  • Pool
  • Wellness center
  • Accessibility
  • Small pets allowed
  • Vegetarians meals
  • Restaurant
  • Ebike Charging Station

Ecolabel, Certification, Memberships

  • Das Österreichische Umweltzeichen für Tourismusbetriebe


  • Adventure & Sleeping bag
  • Trekking
  • Mountain

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