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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The Sonnenalp is my number 1 place to stay in Vail. It has all the services that a person could want. The rooms are well decorated, with a balcony. Our room overlooked the outdoor pool and the stream. The hotel has a beautiful spa with everything you can want. Massage, separate saunas and steam rooms, indoor hot tub, out door... More 

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Denver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My husband and I have spent the vast majority of our wedding anniversary weekends celebrating at the Sonnenalp. (Since it was the Swiss Hotel...so that's a LOT of weekends) From the time we arrive, it feels like a huge "Ahhhhhh". There are more glamorous or chic hotels sprouting up in Vail and we've stayed at a couple of others, however,... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

the sonnenalp in vail is the reason to visit. it is the destination. vail itself is indeed a beautiful, if artificial, mountain resort, but the sonnenalp surpasses its location. of course, in season it is very expensive, but we were there out of season and got a great deal. the rooms (we were in a junior suite) are enormous, fireplace... More 

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We spent one night here and felt like we had been on vacation for a long time. Impeccable cleanliness, service beyond compare and a wonderful, cozy room all added up to excellence! We loved the pool and hot tub area. Can't wait to return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I was in Vail undergoing hip surgery at the Steadman in January. I stayed at the Sonnenalp at the recommendation of several sources when researching the trip. It was definitely the right decision. The staff was more than helpful, they were actually interested in my situation. More often than not staff asked about my procedure and recovery and remembered the... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Once inside the hotel, you won't want to leave. We stayed in a Jr. Suite which was very roomy, with a fireplace and balcony. The decor is old world and very authentic. Antiques from Europe adorn the hallways and the ambiance is soothing. The location is ideal and the best shopping and restaurants in Vail surround the hotel. The service... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Plenty of reasons to rank the Sonnenalp as one of the best hotels in our world-wide travels. The suites are spacious with spa luxury bathrooms, large windows, balconies, fireplaces, and entertainment centers. Although on the pricey side, they match value for dollar. You will appreciate the turn down service, complete with chocolate cookies and bedside water decanters. On site restaurants... More 

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Lebanon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The Sonnenalp is the best hotel in Vail. I used to come here each year as a kid with my family for our ski trips out West. The hotel service is amazing, the rooms are very nice and very clean, the breakfast is good, and the spa is unbelievable. I still remember the half indoor/half outdoor pool at the Sonnenalp.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

sonnenalp is way better than arrabelle in service. slightly better than four seasons in service. the staff at sonnenalp are more refined. rooms at four seasons slightly nicer. breakfast at sonnenalp great, except they charge u for a cappuccino -- unnecessary. ludwig is good. bully ranch is not great, chipotle fast-food is better. sonnenalp is best in vail.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I stayed here for a break and skied. Place is nice, but not like a Four Seasons, though they do not try to have that chic edge. It's Bavarian style. The breakfast is quite good, but the fish at Ludwig's is vastly over-rated. I dine on fish a lot in NYC and it is considerably better. It's clean across the... More 

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jfaessler, Owner at Sonnenalp, responded to this review

Thank you your stay and review. I made note of your comments regarding one of our restaurants and your room. My sincerest apologies for those shortcomings. We will rectify immediately. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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
Location: United States > Colorado > Vail
Price Range: $242 - $1,007 (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
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#1 Spa Hotel in Vail
#1 Luxury Hotel in Vail
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Vail
#7 Family Hotel in Vail
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