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20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO
1-844-663-2269

Recent guest reviews

Overall good experience. Some parts need updating. It appeared that construction was happening. There was a wedding reception that night while we were there. It seems like there always is a wedding at these nicer type hotels or a business conference.

We love the Sonnenalp and will be back. Everything was great. We were disappointed that Ludwig's was closed but understand. The service at the Swiss Chalet was a bit off we thought which was surprise given the very high level of service we have come to expect. Still an awesome respite for us.

Our favorite! Can’t wait to go back soon and enjoy this fine place!

A great hotel, nice location, and wonderful staff. Concierge gave great advice.

Wonderful and so accommodating--we love coming here

Heated bathroom floors, spacious rooms, this hotel is the definition of luxury!

Love the sonnenalp. Using the pool/spa facility is always enjoyable here. The rooms are a bit dated. Perfect place to stay in the off season, quite expensive during ski season

The best place in Vail. You feel at home here. Very relaxing experience with a wonderful staff. Simply put, this is an amazing property that will leave you feeling refreshed. This was my 4th stay here and I can't wait to return.

Beautiful hotel in Vail Village, everything about our stay was perfect. We travel quite frequently, and this hotel was easily at the top of our list of nicest hotels-5 out of 5 in every category. The grounds are just gorgeous, the spa is awesome, and the staff was so friendly and helpful! Stay here!!!

The Sonnenalp is a first-class hotel with all the amenities. The entire hotel is so well designed, with a great lobby, library, lounge (live music every night), and dining rooms... Our favorite was the casual Bully Ranch bar/restaurant. The Sonnenalp breakfast was fantastic, with an amazing variety of fresh fruits, meats, homemade breads & pastries. The hotel is about a five-minute walk to ski lifts, but the Sonnenalp has a ski concierge located right next to Gondola One, where you store your skis, poles, snowboard, and boots (with air dryers), and attentive staff. We were also very impressed that the owner, Johannes Faessler was a visible friendly presence, making sure that everyone was happy, and willing to chat and answer any questions. He has to be one of the top hoteliers in Vail & the Rockies!

The Sonnenalp is a fantastic place to stay when in Vail. The location can't be beat and the spa is excellent!

Wow. The Sonnenalp is really lovely....didn't get off the to best start as our bags weren't delivered to the room, a light bulb was out and it would have been nice to have water waiting in the room for us but other than the first 1 hour everything else was PERFECT!!! Excellent food (breakfast buffet and restaurant with all the windows are fantastic!), the staff is amazing, the spa and the free fitness classes are excellent, the trips the plan for you outside of skiing are super fun and the room is spacious with an UNREAL bathroom. The towels/bathrobes are great AND to top it off they leave delicious cookies in your room every evening. The base camp is a must -the BEST part? Very few kids.....this hotels is simply lovely.

Beautiful luxury, hotel, well located, close to restaurants and shops, friendly service.....one of the nicest hotels in Vail

We were only in Vail for the night which was disappointing because the city and the Sonnenalp are fabulous. The hotel was beautiful, clean, and cozy. We really loved the fireplace and the humidifier. The bathroom was fabulous! We would love to come back

Was able to enjoy a few days at the Sonnealp during October. Perfect weather, walked to the farmers market - in fact, loved it so much ended up staying an extra day. Cant wait to go back!

It was low season and the water heater was broken and therefore none of us had hot showers.

I was so looking forward to staying here. It's been on my list of Vail hotels and unfortunately when we were there they had no hot water. The lady at the front desk said that this was something that she could not prevent but what was strange is that this was a problem that seemed to be affecting only those who were staying there that night. It was off season so I am sure it was a planned maintenance issue which went badly. There were many empty rooms which they did not offer us to stay in. This is so weird. So, for this reason, I was really disappointed. Def. won't be staying there again.

Vail Rd Vail CO

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool and indoor pool

Sonnenalp places you next to Vail Ski Resort and within a 5-minute walk of Vail Valley Medical Center. This 5-star hotel has 128 guestrooms and offers conveniences like 3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool.


Dining

This hotel is home to 3 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Start your day off with buffet breakfast, available for a fee.


Rooms

Sonnenalp's 128 rooms provide minibars, free newspapers, and free bottled water. TVs come with DVD players and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Other amenities include video-game consoles, safes, and phones.


Property features

At Sonnenalp, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool. Valet parking is available for USD 45 per night, and there's also an airport shuttle for a fee. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with concierge services, luggage storage, and dry cleaning/laundry. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a gym, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Room options

Golden Peak 2 Bedroom Suite 1 King and 2 Doubles 1 Floor

1 King Bed and 2 Double Beds | Sleeps 6

Golden Peak 2 Bedroom Suite 1 King and 2 Twins Bi Level

1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds | Sleeps 5

Blue Spruce Junior Suite 2 Doubles ADA

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 4

Blue Spruce Junior Suite 1 King ADA

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Sonnenalp

Everyone (10) Couples (6) Family (4) Friends (4)
4
Everyone

Overall good experience. Some parts need updating. It appeared that construction was happening. There was a wedding reception that night while we were there. It seems like there always is a wedding at these nicer type hotels or a business conference.

By on Jul 10, 2021

5
Partner Couples

We love the Sonnenalp and will be back. Everything was great. We were disappointed that Ludwig's was closed but understand. The service at the Swiss Chalet was a bit off we thought which was surprise given the very high level of service we have come to expect. Still an awesome respite for us.

By on Apr 26, 2021

5
Family

Our favorite! Can’t wait to go back soon and enjoy this fine place!

By on Mar 24, 2021

5
Everyone

By on Oct 31, 2020

Review comment responded on Nov 9, 2020

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

5
Everyone

By on Jul 21, 2020

Review comment responded on Jul 25, 2020

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

5
Everyone

By on Dec 12, 2018

5
Everyone

A great hotel, nice location, and wonderful staff. Concierge gave great advice.

By on Nov 4, 2018

5
Everyone

Wonderful and so accommodating--we love coming here

By , from Fort Collins, CO on Oct 29, 2018

Review comment responded on Dec 6, 2018

thank you for your feedback

5
Everyone

Heated bathroom floors, spacious rooms, this hotel is the definition of luxury!

By , from Denver on Sep 18, 2018

4

good for a summer eve

Everyone

Love the sonnenalp. Using the pool/spa facility is always enjoyable here. The rooms are a bit dated. Perfect place to stay in the off season, quite expensive during ski season

By on May 12, 2018

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