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Rooms and Suites at Sonnenalp Hotel

Blue Spruce Junior Suite

Blue Spruce Junior Suite ( 570ft2 )

The Blue Spruce Junior Suites offer more living space than Lodgepole Junior Suites while still offering a king-sized bed and all the Sonnenalp ameniti...

Castle Peak Suite

Castle Peak Suite ( 1600ft2 )

The largest of all the Sonnenalp suites, the Castle Peak Suite is 1,600 square feet. This suite offers 2 separate bedrooms each with a private bath, l...

Juniper Room

Juniper Room ( 350ft2 - 420ft2 )

Hotel rooms can sleep 2 to 3 people and range in size. They feature 2 double beds or 1 king-sized bed, personalized in-room refreshment center, flat s...

Lodgepole Junior Suite

Lodgepole Junior Suite ( 490ft2 )

With approximately 490 square feet of living space, the Lodgepole Suites feature a gas log fireplace and a luxurious Sonnenalp bathroom with heated ma...

Mill Creek Suite

Mill Creek Suite ( 700ft2 )

With a separate loft bedroom and 700 square feet of living space, Mill Creek Suites give you room to spread out and settle in. Sleeps: 3 persons maxim...

Cross Creek Suite

Cross Creek Suite ( 750ft2 )

With 750 square feet of living space, Cross Creek Suites give you room to spread out and settle in. Sleeps: 2-3 persons maximum. Bedrooms: Combined be...

Bald Mountain Suite

Bald Mountain Suite ( 795ft2 )

With quaint views, 795 square feet of living space including a separate bedroom, the Bald Mountain Suite is a luxurious choice. Sleeps: 3-4 persons ma...

Gore Creek Suite

Gore Creek Suite ( 770ft2 )

Guests staying in the Gore Creek Suite will appreciate a separate bedroom and 770 square feet to welcome you back from a day in the outdoors. Sleeps:...

Golden Peak Suite

Golden Peak Suite ( 1050ft2 )

Over 1,050 square feet and two separate bedrooms greet you as you retire for the day, amidst all the comforts and spaciousness of home. Sleeps: 4 pers...

Vail Mountain Suite

Vail Mountain Suite ( 1350ft2 )

With 1,350 square feet of living space, the Vail Mountain Suite is one of the Sonnenalp’s most majestic and spacious suites. Sleeps: 4 persons maximum...

Sonnenalp Hotel

The Sonnenalp Hotel was established 40 years ago by the Faessler family. The award-winning destination is in the Vail Village. It is surrounded by the Colorado Rocky Mountains and European hospitality. Moreover, its infrastructure, interior, facilities, and the warm atmosphere resembles its German branch. Guests can enjoy world-class amenities at the hotel and make their stay worthwhile. The prime setting of Sonnenalp makes it a perfect place to unwind your stress on vacation.


In the early years of the 20th century, Adolf and Eleonore Faessler opened a small bed and breakfast in Germany. The cozy inn eventually turned into a famous resort. Then, the Faessler family decided to bring their European legacy and up-class service to the United States.

By the 1960s, the Vail Village had become the ideal location for Sonnenalp Hotel. Even both hotels are on different continents, they share the same welcoming spirit and rich family history.


The Sonnenalp Hotel is in the heart of Vail Village, Colorado. The luxurious property is in an iconic ski resort. Many clothing, specialty stores, art galleries, restaurants, and bars surround the hotel. The famous Vail Mountain, Avon, Edwards, and Lionshead are also a few minutes away.

Rooms and Suites

Sonnenalp Hotel houses 112 suites and 15 guest rooms. Every room gives off the Bavarian feel with wooden beams, accent walls, and modern oak furnishings. Moreover, the rooms are in green-brown shades and cowboy-themed paintings.

The spacious suites feature a private living area. You will also find a mini-fridge, flat-screen TV, and a gas fireplace. Each suite has bathrooms with soaking tubs and heated marble floors. Their private balcony overlooks either the captivating Gore Creek or Vail Village.


Sonnenalp offers one of the best dining options in Vail. These restaurants offer delicious dishes made with the finest local ingredients and flavors. Their exclusive dining and excellent service offer guests something to look forward to.

Harvest is secluded from the Vail Valley's villages and resorts. Moreover, the place offers tranquility, home-style fare, and mountain views. Harvest uses fresh and hand-picked ingredients. They serve tasty dishes that blend well with the international flair.

Additionally, Swiss Chalet serves hearty dishes with rich flavor and aroma, such as Schnitzel, spätzle, and fondue. They offer traditional European fare in a classic Swiss environment.

King's Club is an ideal location in Sonnenalp for live music. It also has a comfortable setting and a cozy fireplace. Local musicians from the King's Club provide live entertainment to the guests. In addition, guests can enjoy a glass of wine or German beer while relaxing by the fireplace.

Bully Ranch is another perfect spot. Here, guests can enjoy the Southwestern and American menu with friends and family. The place offers a warm ambiance with delicious burgers and sandwiches.

Ludwig's specializes in European-style breakfast and healthy cuisines created from fresh spices and seafood. The restaurant also offers an award-winning wine list and excellent service for guests to enjoy.

Treff Café is a retro, friendly meet-up place for gourmet food and beverages. The cafe offers delicious pastries, classic German fare, and creative drinks.

Spa and Wellness

The Sonnenalp Spa offers swimming pools, hot tubs, and a Turkish steam room. There is also yoga and a Pilates studio. In addition, the spa provides an array of treatments. This includes hot stone treatments, full-body massage, and reflexology. The tranquil ambiance of the place revives the spirit of the guests.

The Sonnenalp features heated indoor and outdoor pools with a sun deck overlooking the Gore creek. Their therapies stimulate the lymphatic system of the body and promote optimal circulation. This improves the body's natural detoxification process, allowing guests to have a healthier experience.


Sonnenalp hotel offers a 7,100 yards golf course. The course is in the beautiful valley of Edwards, a few miles west of Vail. Guests can easily access the golf course and enjoy their time with their friends.

The hotel also executes hiking tours in summer. It helps guests explore Vail Mountain. They can also experience a serene hike along forest tracks. Additionally, in winter, the hotel offers snow tours around the village. This allows guests to marvel at the beauty.

Additionally, there is a Ski Concierge. It features a private lounge, locker room, and exclusive services. Being located at Gorsuch Ski Café, the place provides high-quality rental equipment, helmets, and snowboards. It also offers the latest technology for tuning, repairs, and waxing.

Furthermore, the Sonnenalp Kids Club offers many planned activities under adult supervision for kids. They can enjoy different games, art and craft, and music lessons. Plus, movie nights are available as well.

Event Space

The Sonnenalp specializes in providing great venues and services for celebratory or cooperative events. The hotel manages everything from large receptions to picture-perfect weddings or farewell dinners.

There are exclusive rooms to host such events. Their breathtaking Ludwig's terrace is an enclosed glass room. It has a retractable roof and views of the Creekside. Additionally, the Sunroom has wooden beams, copper columns, and soft lighting. The room can accommodate up to 250 people.

Additionally, the Grand Bavaria ballroom offers a perfect location for celebrating till late at night. It is on the hotel's first floor. The ballroom also features a dance floor, natural lighting, and amplified sound systems.


Sonnenalp Hotel offers fine dining restaurants, excellent services, and a spa facility. Not to mention the luxurious yet comforting accommodations. Moreover, being close to the Eagle County Regional Airport, the hotel provides easy access for guests to reach the resort. Additionally, with the pristine slopes of Vail, private 18-hole golf course, and concierge service, the hotel ensures an exciting vacation for its guests. Furthermore, their excellent facilities and environment make Sonnenalp one of the best hotels in Colorado. Finally, the hotel staff is always happy to assist guests with their queries.

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Why we love this hotel

  • Timelessly Vail Let the Sonnenalp Hotel, treat you to the very best of the Colorado Rocky Mountains with the warmest European hospitality.

  • Enjoy one of the in-house restaurants, enjoy the King's Club Cocktails and live entertainment in front of a roaring fire. Perfect for après ski or after dinner.

  • During the glorious Summer season, championship golf in nearby at the Sonnenalp Golf Club. Spectacular hiking and biking is abundant within minutes of the resort.

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