Wellness in the Bären

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Hot Pot


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Relax and unwind

Wellness is the result of wellbeing and fitness. At the Bären you will find all this in our exclusive sauna area under the pointed roof. Wood dominates the bright ambience, the antique green tiled stove provides warmth. Sauna, steam bath and experience showers are available daily between 3 and 8 pm. Nothing is too much here and the mind comes to rest.

Hot Pot with whirlpool function and view of the Hundwiler Höhe.

New is our HotPot with whirlpool function, which is located behind the sauna in the outdoor area. Here you can relax wonderfully in winter temperatures and enjoy the view of the Hundwiler Höhe – a very special experience.

Opening hours for hotel guests

Tuesday – Friday, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

We will be happy to prepare the hot pot for you on request. Please let us know at the reception desk by 3:00 p.m. the day before at the latest if you would like to use the Hot Pot on the following day. 

Friday – Saturday, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

We will be happy to welcome you in our Hot Pot without advance reservation. Maximum of 5 persons.

 Outside the above opening hours, external guests and hotel guests can also book the Hot Pot exclusively in conjunction with the Sauna & Steam Bath, subject to availability. For times and rates, see “Romantic sauna”.

Romantic Sauna


For sensual hours for two, you can now reserve our sauna for private use, with or without hot tub. The decoration for your

for your romantic time out and decorate the sauna with candles and flowers. For the catering we provide you with champagne, in-house praline, Appenzell specialties and a fruit platter.

Contact details for reservation: info@baeren-gonten.ch or by phone +41 71 795 40 10

Costs for sauna private: CHF 230 total for 2 hours

Cost for sauna and hotpot private: CHF 290 total for 2 hours

Private SPA use (subject to availability)

Monday – Thursday 8:30 am to 3 pm & 8 pm to 11 pm

Friday and Saturday 8:30 am to 2 pm & 8 pm to 11 pm

Sunday 8:30 – 15:00 h & 20:00 – 23:00 h