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Cary, North Carolina
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have stayed at the Sonnenalp four times and have always had great service. Staying here makes you feel like you are right in an Alpine village. The rooms are spacious and nicely decorated. The bathroom floors are heated and there is a great soaking tub. I love relaxing in the spa area by the fireplace. I also love the... More 

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Friendswood, TX
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This beautiful and charming European style hotel excels in making guests feel pampered. Nothing is overlooked. The rooms are exceptionally comfortable and well decorated. Every amenity is of the highest quality. The staff is friendly and helpful. I always look forward to staying here.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

My wife and I enjoyed three short days in Vail. This property is beautiful and the staff was friendly and professional. We enjoyed time at the spa and dined in the restaurant. Every experience was exceptional. The location is right in the center of Vail Village and there is so much to see and do within walking distance of the... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Excellent hotel. The staff didn't miss a beat. They took care of everything from the moment that I opened the door to step out of my car. I got an upgraded room, $100 hotel credit among other amenities (I believe because I'm a Amex cardholder). My only wish is that I'd stayed LONGER!! I'm going back next week. The pricing... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Our first time in Vail and we didn't know what to expect. This place was easy to get to from I-70 and the valet parking attendant was very helpful in informing the front desk of our arrival so checkin was very fast. Our room had a fireplace as well as a balcony overlooking the shops. It was large, clean, and... More 

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

If you have never had the opportunity to visit a luxury Swiss or German hotel in the Alps, you may want to try the Sonnenalp instead. All the atmosphere and beauty without the long flight and jet lag. I had the standard room (jr. suite) and it was impressive. The fireplace was the centerpiece in the room which had all... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

You think that you are Austria or Switzerland with a staff full of accents that match the European tradition of service and excellent. Outstanding rooms. Great bar. We always enjoy our visit to this place and the way they handle the crowds on checkout day.

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Buckeye, Arizona
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Loved our stay at the Sonnenalp. Everyone was very helpful, friendly and willing to help. Our room was perfect. Love the bathroom! The pool, jacuzzi and spa was wonderful. We ate at Bully Ranch and Ludwigs. Both exceptional. Didn't make it to the Swiss Chalet, maybe next time. We will be back!

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Sonnenalp has been one of the great places to stay in Vail for going on 3 decades, as I understand it, and remains my favorite. The hospital personnel are solicitous, professional yet friendly, and go out of their way to be helpful. I love the Bavarian-motif rooms, which are at the same time of good size yet cozy and... More 

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

It's been a while since I have stayed at the Sonnenalp. It's pretty obvious that there are corners being cut to save money. My biggest complaint was with the room layout in a Blue Spruce suite. Instead of a sofa in the living area, there were two occasional chairs and a side table. It reminded me of a waiting room... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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
Region: United States > Colorado > Vail
Price Range: RM1,403 - RM6,089 (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 Luxury Hotel in Vail
#1 Spa Hotel in Vail
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#3 Business Hotel in Vail
#6 Romantic Hotel in Vail
#7 Family Hotel in Vail
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“We stayed in the Blue Spruce, a junior suite with 2 queen beds and a sitting area. The hotel provided a microwave and a refrigerator. They send bottled water and cookies every evening which was a treat.”
 of 5 bubbles mkglanz, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Front desk and concierge has everything you need”
  • Bavarian furniture
  • Hot tub
  • Comfy robes
 of 5 bubbles Mattrick_Swayze, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Jr. Suites are commodious, with fire place and usually jacuzzi.”
 of 5 bubbles LeslieJ143, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Splurge and enjoy a Junior Suite on the pool side. Don't forget to add the amazing breakfast to your room rate.”
 of 5 bubbles S2434UIpeterb, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lovely location and yes, the South side is probably quieter.”
  • Lovely fall colors
  • View of hillside and clock tower
  • Bubblies in our room
 of 5 bubbles heidib909, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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