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Sonnenalp

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

This was our 2nd stay at Sonnenalp and it was just as lovely as the first. The staff are very friendly & accommodating. Rooms are spacious and quiet. We had a great view. The hotel is very conveniently located within walking distance of shops and wonderful restaurants. Because of the timing of our stay (very early in the summer season),... More 

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jfaessler, Owner at Sonnenalp, responded to this review

Thank you your stay. As you discovered, Vail is a very nice place to visit during non peak times of the year and the Sonnenalp is always open. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I had a great experience working with the reservations to get the room booked. When I got there I was stunned to find we were put in a bedroom that had a murphy bed with space to pull down that we did not need. No table to eat on in the living area but they kept serving room service on... More 

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I sincerely apologize for your experience with us. We will do our best to learn the items you point out to assure any reoccurance. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here while on a work trip during the GoPro Mountain Games. It was close enough to the action, while being quiet and charming. The staff were exceptionally helpful with business-related needs - something I was hesitant about in a resort town.

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Redondo Beach, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This hotel is in a great part of town. Perfect walking distance to central Vail Village and Lionshead Village. The bellboys and the front desk staff were extremely accommodating and knowledgeable. Our room was adorable!! Great size, cute fireplace, great size balcony and best of all amazing huge tub! Cute little game room and fireplaces downstairs...The spa area was very... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My wife has wanted to stay at the Sonnenalp Hotel for many years, so this year we booked three nights during "mud" season (after the ski season is over). During this time of year they have some great rates. The hotel is like walking into a Swiss Bavarian lodge, you feel warm, comfortable and welcome. The Valet staff and Front... More 

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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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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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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • 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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • 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: $238 - $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
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Vail
#1 Spa 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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