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Sonnenalp Hotel
Vail, Colorado

Bavaria Meets Colorado

The Sonnenalp in Vail, Colorado

If you're planning on taking a ski vacation to Vail this year, do it right with a unique alpine experience: the Sonnenalp Hotel of Vail. Owners Rosana and Johannes Faessler run the 88-suite luxury hotel in the same tradition that Johannes' family has run the original Sonnenalp in the mountain village of Oberallgau, Bavaria. They also own the Swiss Hotel and Austria Haus Club in Vail.

The resort offers seven luxuriously appointed suites, each with its own gas fireplace; VCR; stocked mini-bar; bathroom with heated tile floors, double sinks and soaking tub with separate shower; and additional amenities. Views of Vail Village or Gore Creek are available, as is the choice of one king-sized bed or two double beds with bath.

Ludwig's restaurant at Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail, Colorado

In addition to Ludwig's restaurant, which serves award-winning contemporary cuisine, Sonnenalp houses three other restaurants to suit your tastes and provides catering for special events, including Swiss Chalet restaurant and Bully Ranch.

Vail's storied ski slopes are only 200 feet from Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail, Coloardo

While the hotel is only 200 feet from Vail's celebrated ski slopes, skiing isn't the only thing you can keep busy with at the resort. Sonnenalp's Resort Golf Club has one of the top 100 resort courses in the U.S. and packages are often available for both ski and golf aficionados. When your muscles need a rest, relax in the resort's spa with a massage or full body treatment, steam room, sauna, yoga, pools, or jacuzzi.

Sonnenalp Hotel
20 Vail Rd.
Vail, CO 81657
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