Sonnenalp Resort Ski Vacation Rentals
The Sonnenalp Resort is located on the edge of Vail Village; approximately 5-7 minutes away from the ski lifts by foot. This property has a health spa, piano lounge, several restaurants, and a unique pool-side lounge area.
Sonnenalp Guest Suites
Hotel rooms and suites at the Sonnenalp have luxurious amenities, fireplaces, and flat-screen TVs. There is a large soaking tub and heated marble floors in all of the hotel suite bathrooms. All of the guest rooms at the Sonnenalp Resort have access to a wireless internet connection.
Sonnenalp Resort Property Amenities
The Sonnenalp Resort has one of the best pool lounge areas in Vail. There is an indoor/outdoor pool with hot tubs, a fireplace lounge, poolside bar, and spa amenities; all in a uniquely designed lounge area of the hotel.
There is a wireless internet signal throughout the entire Sonnenalp Resort property. Other highlights include a business center, library room, meeting rooms, a game room, and a wide variety of great restaurants on-site.
Health Spa and Swimming Pools
The Sonnenalp has a beautiful pool and spa area. This is complete with a fireplace lounge area, cocktail bar, and pool-side seating both inside and outside. There is an indoor/outdoor pool with a water passageway between the two sections. There is a mid-size indoor hot tub and an outdoor hot tub that is located next to gore creek.
The health spa at the Sonnenalp Resort has spa treatments that are tailored for pregnant mothers, couples, mothers and daughters, men, or you can build your own spa package with a day that is full of relaxing treatments. The Sonnenalp spa is open from 8 AM to 8 PM.
Each men’s and women’s locker room has its own sauna, natural rock steamroom, cold plunge pool, showers, lockers, scale, towels etc.
Sonnenalp Fitness Center
The fitness center at the Sonnenalp overlooks the indoor and outdoor pool/lounge area. This exercise facility has stationary bikes, treadmills, and elliptical machines. There are also weight machines, pulley machines, and free weights for strength training. Personal training services are available to guests upon request.
The lockers, changing rooms, and health spa facilities are all located nearby in this part of the hotel.
Business and Meeting Facilities
The Sonnenalp Grand Bavaria Ballroom has more than 4,200 square feet of event function space. There is a high speed wireless internet connection in each of the meeting rooms. Projectors and other equipment are also available to assist in your presentation or event.
Event planning services that are offered by the Sonnenalp include group transportation, event catering, group accommodations, and group dining reservations.
There is a business and computer center located near the meeting rooms. This room has 2 computers and a television lounge area.
The game room at the Sonnenalp is located on the lowest level of the lodge; in the same hallway as business center and meeting rooms. There is a Ping Pong table, air hockey table, and fusebol table here.
Food, Dining, Apres Ski
Photos by Sonnenalp and Colorado Ski Authority
Ludwig’s – This restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner during the ski season. Breakfast is included in the price of some hotel reservations. You can see Ludwig’s in the photo to the right.
Ludwig’s is located just past the Sonnenalp lobby area and the King’s Club. In addition to the regular dining room, this restaurant has a covered glass atrium seating area and outdoor patio seating.
Swiss Chalet – This restaurant is located along the pedestrian mall on Meadow Creek Drive.
Bully Ranch – The Bully Ranch in located right next to Ludwig’s on the main level of the resort. This restaurant has outdoor seating that faces Vail Rd. You may access this restaurant from the outside during the summer season.
King’s Club – This bar/lounge is located just beyond the main lobby of the ski lodge. There is a piano here and guests can enjoy live music on weekends.
Sonnenalp Resort Hotel Check-In and Check-Out
Check-in: 4 PM
Check-out: 11 AM
Skier and Traveler FAQ
What time does the pool close?
Pool hours are 8 AM to 10 PM for the swimming pool at the Sonnenalp.
What are the hours for room service?
Guests may order food through room service anytime between 6 AM and 11 PM.
How many people can sleep in the standard hotel rooms?
The smallest rooms that are available here are the Juniper hotel rooms. These rooms start at 350 sq. ft. and can accommodate up to 3 people.
Is the Sonnenalp located on the local bus route?
There is a bus stop for the in-town bus right outside of this resort hotel. This bus can bring you to Golden Peak, the Lionshead Village, and the Vail Transportation Center. You can find more information about the free bus routes on this page: Vail Transportation.