Vail, Colorado, located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and is a top ski and tourist destination. As a result, the mountain is lush with activities with skiing as the main attraction. In addition, the alpine village offers many fun things to see and do for the locals and visitors alike.
Visitors from around the world travel to ski and enjoy the local festivities. Thus, it’s no surprise there’s never a shortage of gorgeous hotel accommodations fit for every budget. Finding affordable accommodations doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are the top hotels to stay at during your visit to Vail. If you’re on the fence about going to Vail or Aspen, you can read our article about Vail vs. Aspen.
Christiana at Vail
This cozy lodge features a Bavarian-inspired themed décor and features 22 rooms and is full of charm and character. For instance, the hotel offers ski-in/ski-out access through the Vista Bahn chairlift. Likewise, you can also choose Gondola One that is a short distance away. Furthermore, receive discounts at Gorsuch ski rentals while staying. Also, visit the hotel bar, Sarah’s Lounge, to enjoy the resident entertainer Helmut Fricker.
Christiana’s offers a warm Vail experience at an affordable rate. Find booking information here.
Four Seasons Resort at Vail
Although a little farther from the slopes, this world-class resort has access to 5-star amenities. Notably, the outdoor heated pool or the Forbes 5-star spa. The Four Seasons offers mountain view rooms and designer residences to choose from.
Visit the wealth of beautiful common spaces and the ultimate resort experiences with the Four Seasons. Find more information on booking here.
The Arrabelle at Vail Square, a RockResort
The Arrabelle has a prime location with four buildings at the base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead Village. Within the center, there is a family-friendly string-lit ice-skating rink accompanied by a hot chocolate happy hour. The amenities include a RockResorts Spa, Tavern on the Square restaurant, rooftop hot tubs, lap pools, and state-of-the-art gym. The Arrabelle offers a wide selection of Alpine decorated rooms. Consequently, it has guest rooms, luxury residences, private homes on the mountain, and premiere chalets for every budget.
Perfect for a family-friendly (pets included) trip. Find more information here.
Fashioned after a Swiss chalet, this four-star resort sits atop the sweeping views of Gore Creek. Each room features custom Bavarian-style furniture, cozy gas wood fireplaces, and heated floors. The theme carries on throughout the four dining areas located within the lodge. Stay at a number of suites to fit your needs or visit a neighboring residence for a condo.
This central location has easy access to dining, shopping, and skiing. Find more information here.
Manor Vail Lodge
Award-winning Manor Vail Lodge is the perfect location for a family vacation. It\’s located at the base of Golden Peak with easy access to the popular Riva Bahn Express Lift. Thus, you can easily get to Blue Sky Basin and many of the mountain trails in the summer months. Choose from a variety of accommodations from 1, 2,3-bedroom condos, suites, and of course, penthouses. Enjoy a private condo with world-class hotel amenities. Sitting right across the street from the lodge is the Golden Peak Nursery, the only childcare facility in vail. In addition, the Golden Peak Children’s Ski School is also nearby for people with young children.
Find more information here.
The Sebastian – A Timbers Resort
Enjoy a unique boutique hotel experience with unique art pieces and the feel of a classic mountain ski lodge. Amenities include a mountain view pool and hot tubs, a luxurious spa experience with Bloom Spa, ski valet, onsite fitness center, and food and cocktails at the trendy Frost Bar or Leonora restaurant. The Sebastian offers room selections has a choice of king and queen-size beds and sizes at affordable rates.
Perfect for a weekend romantic getaway. Find more information here.
It’s located within walking distance of the shops and restaurants of Vail; Tivoli Lodge is a great 4-star Lodge with the Vista Bahn ski lift just steps away. A luxurious lobby welcomes you warmly with a large fireplace and stunning views of the mountains. In the mornings, come down for free coffee and tea. Similarly, in the afternoon, you’re invited to enjoy complimentary cookies, cider, and hot chocolate. Choose from a village or mountain view in one of the 66 rooms available.
Enjoy the warmth and welcoming of the Tivoli Lodge. Find more information here.
Gravity Haus Vail
Sitting at the banks of Gore Creek, this central lodge is steps away from premier restaurants, chairlifts, and shopping. Amenities of this four-star boutique hotel include a full athletic club, spa, and award-winning dining through Terra Bistro, the onsite 5-star restaurant. This small lodge offers 20 400 sq foot hotel rooms or spacious 2-to-3-bedroom condos.
Enjoy the perfect dream getaway with Vail Mountain Lodge. Find more information here.
Austria Haus Hotel
It\’s modeled after the authentic family style of an Austrian ski chalet. As a result, the hotel gives a boutique hotel experience with European charm that has been around since the 1960s. With Vail Mountain in the backyard, enjoy easy access to skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, and horseback riding. Each room features warm wood décor with alpine features. Amenities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, a fitness center, lobby lounge, and a library.
Austria Haus Hotel offers truly genuine hospitality and an unforgettable guest experience. Find more information here.
If you would like to learn more in-depth about Vail, we have an article on exploring Vail, Colorado.
Getting To Vail, Colorado
Vail is about a two-hour drive from Denver. You can plan a trip straight from the Denver airport to Vail and hire a private luxury car service and relax in comfort during the long car ride; Mayflower Limo offers premium car or limo service to all over Colorado and is a top choice for your transportation needs.