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#2 of 33 hotels in Vail" -- TripAdvisor
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Vail, CO
  • Named one of the 500 best hotels by Travel + Leisure and also Fodor’s Choice
  • It is family owned and offers personalized service
  • Located in Vail Village, less than a five-minute walk to the base of the mountain and ski slopes
  • Activities abound during all seasons and include golf, tennis, ski runs and hiking
  • Quality Checked by Travelzoo
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20 Vail Road
Vail, CO, 81657
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Lodged amid the mountains and scenic beauty of Vail, straight out of a fairy tale with its scalloped rooftops and a balconied exterior, is the AAA 4-Diamond Sonnenalp Hotel. Owned by the Faessler family for four generations, the resort offers personalized service that makes you feel like part of the family during your stay. Schedule a treatment or relax in the sauna or indoor whirlpool at the spa, which Travel + Leisure indicates as “reason enough to come to Vail.”

Rise and shine with a European breakfast buffet featuring a variety of meats, cheeses, pastries, juices, teas and coffees. The abundance of on-site dining options makes it easy to find an ideal spot for lunch, dinner and cocktails -- a quiet place for a romantic meal or an energetic atmosphere with live music.

The lively center of town, Vail Village, is a brief stroll from the hotel. There you’ll find restaurants, bars and shopping hot spots. During the winter months, the streets are heated to make for a comfortable experience coming and going.

Back at the hotel, head back to a guest room or suite decorated with custom-made Bavarian furniture, evoking the feeling of a Europe hideaway.

From the press:
  • “It's the sense of family tradition and European elegance that makes the Sonnenalp Resort the most romantic of all hotels in the faux-Tyrolean village of Vail” -- Fodor’s
  • “When you meant to book St. Anton’s Hotel Post but couldn’t find the time to head across the pond for a ski vacation, the Sonnenalp in Vail is a close second” -- Travel + Leisure


  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Kids' club
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Spa


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Video games on request


Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 11.00 (rates may vary)

  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Slippers


Valet parking fee: USD 24.00 per night (in/out privileges).

  • Valet service (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 4pm Check-out time is 11am

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

    Know Before You Go

    • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Breakfast fee: between USD 21 and USD 34 per person (approximately)
    • Valet parking fee: USD 28 per night (in/out privileges)

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Mandatory Fees and Taxes

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • Resort fee: USD 38.43 per accommodation, per night

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

Getting there

Sonnenalp Hotel is approximately a 40-minute car ride from Eagle County Regional Airport. It is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes by car from Denver International Airport. Renting a car or taking an airport shuttle is recommended.


  • 20 Vail Road
  • Vail, CO, 81657
  • United States

Customer Service

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Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

Questions? Check out our FAQs or give us a call.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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