The Ekkehard Swiss Quality Hotel is a modern property with traditional Swiss architecture, located in St. Gallen town centre, just 100 metres from the theatre. The 29 guestrooms have light, simple decor, with light wood furniture. Amenities include televisions, direct dial phones, minibars and hair dryers. The hotel has two restaurants offering fine cuisine; the Ekkehard Beizil serves an extensive range of international and traditional dishes in a relaxed and informal setting, and the Restaurant Schalander offers a wide range of modern cuisine, complimented with an extensive wine list. After a day spent exploring the surrounding area, guests can relax with a drink in the bar, and unwind in the thermal bath and solarium. Staff at the front desk can give advice on the hotel and surrounding area, and there is a safe deposit box for security, and laundry facilities available. Guests can explore the old town of St Gallen, visit the nearby cathedral 800 metres away, and enjoy a show at the theatre just 100 metres from the hotel. Zurich International Airport is 80 kilometres (50 miles) from the hotel, approximately 80 minutes by car.