Sonnenalp Resort of Vail is located at 20 Vail Road in Vail, Colorado. In 1919 the Faessler family opened the Sonnenalp Resort of Bavaria in the Allgau Alps of Germany. During a ski vacation to Vail in 1979 the Faesslers discovered they liked the area and bought the Wedel Inn Hotel. The Sonnenalp Resort of Vail opened during 1962 with two chairlifts, a gondola, eight instructors and nine runs. The cost of lift tickets was only $5. In 1979 with the purchase of Wedel Inn Hotel came the changing of the name to the Hotel Sonnenalp.
Sonnenalp Resort of Vail is still family owned and operated offering a number of amenities and services to guests at the hotel. There are twelve hotel rooms and one hundred and fifteen suites in the facility. The spa in the hotel is full service; there is also an indoor and outdoor pool. The hotel is only twenty minutes from the golf course with transportation available to those that request it. There is also a lounge, room service and four restaurants at the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail. The facility has meeting space available in addition to a number of amenities for its guests.
There is twenty-four hour concierge service at the Sonnenalp Resort & Spa in addition to dining in the rooms from six in the morning until eleven at night. The beds are double or king in the rooms with down pillows and comforters. The bathrooms have heated marble floors and rooms are furnished with custom made Bavarian furniture. The rooms have 30'' high definition televisions as well as DVD players.
There is wireless high speed Internet service available in the rooms at the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail as well services for babysitting. There are facilities to meet the needs of handicapped guests as well safety deposit boxes for the guests to use. The underground parking garage at the resort is heated and offers valet parking. The suites at the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail have gas log fireplaces in the suites.
Mini bars in the rooms at the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail are fully stocked. Rooms have a walk in closet and bath towels that are one hundred percent cotton. Bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, irons and ironing boards are provided in rooms at the facility. The King's Club offers tea and coffee service to guests. There are complimentary toiletries offered at the hotel as well. The hotel provides limited room service from midnight to 6:30 in the morning. The base of the mountain at the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail has ski lockers that are free of charge to guests. During the summer there are bike rentals available.
Sonnenalp Resort of Vail offers a number of activities all year long. There are even activities for the children during the winter. KidVentures offers activities for children from 5:30 in the morning until 9:30 at night for children aged five to twelve on Friday and Saturday. Activities start at the front desk and the night includes dinner. There is a small fee for dinner and tickets are accepted.