Sonnenalp Hotel Est. 1986

20 Vail Road, Vail, CO 81657, United States

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Through five generations of family ownership, the Sonnenalp remains Vail’s most iconic hideaway.
The Sonnenalp features 112 luxury suites and 15 hotel rooms – all with a view of either Gore Creek or Vail Village. Each suite has a bedroom and a well-appointed, delightfully comfortable living room area. Custom-made Bavarian furniture, a gas-log fireplace and large bathrooms with heated floors complete each suite. 
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Boutique Hotel
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Lodge / Mountain / Ski Resort
Private Dining / Restaurant
Views
Creek
Forest
Garden
Landscaped Grounds
Mountains
River
Style
Classic
Elegant
Romantic
Traditional
Worldly
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Bridal Shower
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

With four generations of family ownership, the Sonnenalp Hotel is known for its warm hospitality, attention to detail and relaxed charm.

  • Four on-site restaurants
    Over 5000 square feet of meeting space
    Many unique and casual venue options
    Fully staffed conference services department

    With four on-site restaurants, over 6500 square feet of meeting space and many unique and casual venue options our fully staffed conference services department can accommodate completely customized mega-events, intimate reunions and team-building experiences and everything in between.

    Conveniently located directly across from the Vail Chapel and two blocks from Vail Mountain, Sonnenalp combines spectacular reception venues with the most professional wedding planning staff. Your guests will depart with unforgettable memories of your romantic wedding.
     
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $1 to $500

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
290
Buffet
240
Standing
500
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1986
Curfew
10 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations

The Sonnenalp features 112 luxury suites and 15 hotel rooms – all with a view of either Gore Creek or Vail Village. Each suite has a bedroom and a well-appointed, delightfully comfortable living room area. Custom-made Bavarian furniture, a gas-log fireplace and large bathrooms with heated floors complete each suite. 

Check availability and rates online or contact us at 970-476-5656 | 800-654-8312. Please don’t hesitate to contact us when planning your Vail getaway!

The Sonnenalp is a non-smoking hotel.

The Sonnenalp also offers a condominium option – One Willow Bridge Road Residences – which is adjacent to the Sonnenalp.

Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Other
Yes
Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:

Through five generations of family ownership, the Sonnenalp remains Vail’s most iconic hideaway. Deeply rooted in the community, it’s the warmth of the Sonnenalp’s staff, relaxed charm and unparalleled Vail Village location that reveal the true heart of this world-class destination.

We thank you and look forward to seeing you soon!
Johannes & Rosana Faessler – Proprietors
Sonnenalp Hotel, Vail, CO

Standout Venue Features:
Ludwig's Restaurant - Included an enclosed glass terrace with a roof and walls that retract and open for a unique experience.
Awards & Notables
  • 9 Top Wellness Retreats Across the U.S – US News & World Report
    Conde Nast Traveler 2017 Annual Reader’s Choice Awards – #12 in Colorado
    USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest
    #2 Eventective.com’s 10 Best Hotels in America 2017
    #4 in 10 Best Resort in the US
    #2 in 15 Best Resort in Colorado
    #80 Best Hotel in the World 2016 – Travel & Leisure
    #4 Resort Hotel in the West – Travel & Leisure
    #15 Best Resorts in the Continental U.S. | Travel + Leisure
    World’s Best Hotels – 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015 – Travel & Leisure
    Best Hotels – 2014 – US News & World Report
    Certificate of Excellence – 2013, 2014 – Trip Advisor
    Traveler’s Choice Award – 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017 – Trip Advisor
    Award of Excellence – 2012, 2013, 2014 – Wine Spectator
    Best in the World – 2013 – Conde Nast Traveler
    Top 75 US Resorts Gold List – 2009, 2013 – Conde Nast Traveler
    Top 10 Green Spa Awards – 2012, Organic Spa Magazine
    Top 10 Luxury Hotels in the US – 2012, Trip Advisor
    One of the Worlds’ Best Hotels – 2012 – Expedia Insider’s Select List
    Reader’s Choice Award – 2011 – Andrew Harper
    Best Ski Hotels in North America – 2011 – Travel& Leisure
    Best of Weddings for Colorado Reception Venues – 2010 – TheKnot.com
    Top Ski Resorts and Hotels – 2009 – Conde Nast Traveler
    Top 50 Resorts in the US and Canada – 2005, 2009 – Travel & Leisure
    Gold Leader Award – Colorado Environmental Leadership Program
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Enjoy one of our in-house restaurants or let us point you toward the best dining Vail has to offer. Whether you’re in the mood for a casual, lively atmosphere with live music or a quiet, romantic dinner with a wonderfully delicious fare, Vail restaurants are sure to satisfy your every craving.

Ludwig’s - Features our beautiful enclosed glass terrace overlooking Gore Creek. Enjoy our world-class Sonnenalp Breakfast here daily
Swiss Chalet  - Featuring traditional European cuisine in a warm, wood-carved setting, the Swiss Chalet offers the ultimate alpine dining experience
Bully Ranch - Enjoy delicious American fare served in the casual, Western atmosphere
Bars & Lounges:
King’s Club - Filled with comfortable lounge chairs and sofas, this space has a sophisticated air with live entertainment in the evenings.
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