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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This, along with The Sebastian, seem to be the best in Vail... by far. It is a charming 5 star hotel well located in the village. It has a great SPA, a buffet breakfast, and attached to it a Swiss fondue restaurant and a Burger/casual restaurant. The staff is very attentive and friendly and rooms are clean and well equipped....

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Cheshire, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Sonnenalp is a carefully designed and wonderfully managed resort hotel in the heart of Vail, CO. Guests feel right at home. Service is premium. Their ski facility and concierge service is the best on the mountain. It is an Alpine retreat with decor to match. The breakfast served is impressive. Rooms vary in levels of location and luxury. Never...

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New Rochelle, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the third year in a row I have stayed at the Sonnenalp during a part work part play trip to Vail I have taken for the past 7 years. Prior to staying at the Sonnenalp I stayed at other "top rate" hotels in Vail which are nice but nothing compares to the Sonnenalp. From the huge beautifully appointed rooms...

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Key Largo, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

How do you beat, fabulous breakfast after coffee by the fire, a ski concierge, a hot tub or spa treatment by the fireplace, hot tub by the creek or in the stone floor spa, piano playing Apre Ski and live music after dinner. Everyone knows you and welcomes you at every turn. We would not miss a year at the...

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jfaessler, Owner at Sonnenalp, responded to this review

Thank you for this nice review and more importantly having returned once again to the Sonnenalp. We are proud to have so many truly nice and loyal guest returning every year and look forward to continue this tradition.

Denver, CO
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sonnenalp is absolutely my favorite hotel in quite possibly the world. I have stayed here just a few times over the last 20 years, only because it is very expensive, but we have eaten many, many meals in both Bully Ranch and Ludwig's. And our favorite is to spend time in their bar area in the evenings, have a...

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Billings, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sonnenalp has something for everyone...but most of all it has fabulous service and excellent accommodations. Comfy and quiet rooms with all the ammenities! The bar area has areas with sofas and chairs for quite gatherings and the quick bites offerings were great for apres ski/early dinner. The Austrian decor makes it all the more fun.

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was at least our fourth trip to The Sonnenalp over the years. My wife had wanted to go to a spa with her sisters, but thqat did not work out. I have an Epic Locals Season's Pass, so I am looking to make use of that. Perfect match, perfect place. The service, the property, the location are all a...

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jfaessler, Owner at Sonnenalp, responded to this review

thank you. So happy that you enjoyed your ski trip to Vail and our Sonnenalp.

Menlo Park, CA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been our home away from home in Vail for years. Authentic charm, friendly and thoughtful staff who know how to help in an unobtrusive way. Great location with a separate (nearly slopeside) facility for ski-in/ski-out. Just all around super-comfortable. Awesome breakfast buffet. Nice spa facility for apres ski hot tub/swim. Low-key luxury without the industrial-scale feeling of larger...

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jfaessler, Owner at Sonnenalp, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. We delighted to read that you made the Sonnenalp your home away from home. We will work hard to keep it that way.

New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is fantastic. We stayed here to meet friends who were staying at another hotel that was booked. We were so lucky! The vibe in this hotel is civilized and so cozy and comfortable. All the staff knew the guests names and were extremely helpful. Our room was very nice. Huge closet, huge bathroom and an inviting fireplace in...

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jfaessler, Owner at Sonnenalp, responded to this review

Thank you! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your return visit soon.

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the Sonnenalp, as we always do. The staff is always helpful and the amenities make it so you never have to leave the resort. The breakfast is awesome. The hotel is expensive but you definitely get what you pay for.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sonnenalp is a unique hotel in Vail, Colorado renowned for personal service and genuine, family-run hospitality. Enjoy world-class amenities and conveniences in the heart of Vail Village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonnenalp

Address: 20 Vail Road, Vail, CO 81657-5010
Region: United States > Colorado > Vail
Price Range: $339 - $1,185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sonnenalp 5*
Number of rooms: 127
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Also Known As:
Sonnenalp Resort Of Vail Hotel Vail
Sonnenalp Hotel Vail
Sonnenalp Resort Vail
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Vail
#1 Luxury Hotel in Vail
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Vail
#3 Business Hotel in Vail
#6 Romantic Hotel in Vail
#7 Family Hotel in Vail
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“Some rooms have a more congenial layout and location. Always ask for one with a fireplace. They cost more but are worth the ambience. ”
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“I recommend a room on a courtyard!”
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“Creekside Suites are wonderful”
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“Try to get a room looking up the mountain”
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