Luxury Vail hotels provide visitors to Colorado's largest ski resort with some very sumptuous lodging options. At the most exclusive retreats in the village, it's all about style, comfort, and service. It's also about location. Guests at the luxury Vail hotels are just steps from the mountain, and also within easy reach are a number of shops, art galleries, restaurants, bars, and clubs. Add it all up, and it makes for one great vacation experience.
Many of the Vail hotels offer an upscale edge, so finding a comfortable retreat in this Colorado Rockies resort is an easy pursuit. In recent years, many of the Vail hotels have undergone renovations to make them more comfortable than ever, and such is the case with the Arrabelle Hotel (pictured). The centerpiece of the revamped Vail Square area, the Arrabelle is a Bavarian-style gem of a hotel that provides convenient ski-in, ski-out access. Before you get on the slopes, you can have your skis or snowboard gear warmed up by a ski valet. You can even have your skis or snowboard waiting for you at the lift. This should give you an idea of the level of service that can be expected at the Arrabelle. As for the guest units, they include rooms, suites, and condos, so you can choose accordingly.
Another lodging establishment that deserves mention among the best Vail hotels is the Sonnenalp Resort. Found in the heart of it all, this upscale retreat provides boutique-style rooms and suites, and you can also book one of the more spacious One Willow Bridge condos. Amenity highlights in the rooms and suites include flat-screen TVs and heated marble floors, and should you book a condos, expect perks such as a gourmet kitchen and private laundry facilities. As for some of the other things that the Sonnenalp Resort has to offer, they include impressive in-house restaurants, a luxurious spa, a creekside pool, a fitness center, and a state-of-the-art business center.
If boutique-style is what you crave, another hotel that is worth adding to your list of luxury Vail hotels is the Sebastian Hotel. Found near the Sonnenalp Resort, this divine boutique hotel offers plenty of slopeside appeal, and you can hardly find fault with the ample facilities. A rejuvenating spa, an inviting bar, a restaurant that takes its inspiration from the Napa Valley, and a pool terrace that provides amazing views of the mountain are just some of the facility highlights. In the Sebastian Hotel rooms and suites, the amenities include luxury bedding, high-definition TVs, iHome docking stations, and cozy robes and slippers. Nightly turndown service is available should you wish to take advantage, and as you might expect when staying at one of the Vail luxury hotels, room service is also among the service options.
Most of the Vail ski lodges offer high levels of service and comfort, so they are also worth considering when finding your luxury base. One of the best and most luxurious is the Lodge at Vail. A collection of upscale rooms and suites await travelers at the Lodge at Vail, and should there be room in the budget, one of the even more exclusive Residences can certainly make for an ideal base. Perhaps you'll secure the Game Creek Chalet, which is a stunning, three-bedroom retreat situated among the splendid Game Creek Bowl glades.
Any number of lodging establishments could be added to the list of best Vail hotels, particularly if you are dealing in the luxury market. Take the lovely Four Seasons Resort Vail, for example, which offers all of the comforts that you would expect at a Four Seasons property. You might not limit yourself to the hotels that are found in Vail proper when trying to find your ideal luxury lodging fit, however. Beaver Creek, which is one of Vail's sister resorts, is just a short drive away.
An upscale ski resort in its own rite, Beaver Creek is home to such lodging gems as the Park Hyatt Resort and Spa and the Charter at Beaver Creek. The Beaver Creek area is also where you will find the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch. Perhaps the very best luxury hotel that you will find anywhere in the Vail Valley, this immaculate lodge can impress even the most discerning of travelers with its fine mix of amenities and facilities.