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Vail Colorado Accommodations

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The Vail center point is around the area of Vail Ski Area and the area of Downtown Vail.

Vail, Colorado, is a home-rule municipality located in Eagle County. When the municipality was built, its purpose was to serve as the base village to the Vail Ski Resort. The resort is on the largest ski mountain in the state and opened to the public for skiing in 1962. Four years later, Vail was incorporated as a municipality with just a few residents and lodging for those visiting the area to ski. More from this guide...

Vail Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Hotel Gasthof Gramshammer - Vail
+1-888-690-5247
231 East Gore Creek Dr., Vail, CO 81657
  • Affordable Mountain property
  • Fitness center on property
  • Great menu
  • Clean carpet
From$150
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Christiania Lodge - Vail 356 East Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81657
  • 3 star Mountain hotel
  • 25 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Large balcony
  • Room cleanliness is acceptable
From$110
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Sitzmark Lodge - Vail 183 Gore Creek Dr., Vail, CO 81657
  • Midscale Resort hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
  • Breakfast is mediocre
  • Great parking, according to 78%
From$140
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The Lodge at Vail a Rockresort : 174 Gore Creek Dr.
+1-888-283-3404
174 Gore Creek Dr., Vail, CO 81657
  • Luxury 5-star Mountain hotel
  • 13 meeting rooms in property
  • Just steps from gondola
  • Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas
From$155
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Vail's Mountain Haus in Vail 292 East Meadow Dr., Vail, CO 81657
  • Expensive hotel
  • Check-in time: 16:00
From$160
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Austria Haus Hotel 242 East Meadow Dr., Vail, CO 81657
  • High-end hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$160
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Vail Mountain Lodge
+1-888-690-5281
352 East Meadow Dr., Vail, CO 81657
  • 4 star Resort property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Popular among families
  • Fair breakfast prices
From$170
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Lodge Tower Resort 200 Vail Rd., Vail, CO 81657
  • Affordable property
  • 7 floors in property
Tivoli Lodge Vail in Vail 386 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81657
  • High end Resort hotel
  • Check in: 3:00PM
  • Elevator in need of updating
  • About half of guests said the reception staff was ok
From$129
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Solaris Residences 141 East Meadow Dr., Vail, CO 81657
  • Midscale hotel
  • 8 floors in hotel
The Sebastian Vail 16 Vail Rd., Vail, CO 81657
  • Luxurious 5-star Resort property
  • Has environment-friendly policy See policy
From$189
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Sonnenalp Resort of Vail - Vail
+1-866-221-8581
20 Vail Rd., Vail, CO 81657
  • Luxurious Five Star Resort property
  • Check-in: 4:00pm
  • Expensive parking
  • Concierge service is average
From$145
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Four Seasons Resort Vail - Vail 1 Vail Rd., Vail, CO 81657
  • Luxurious Five Star Mountain hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$195
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Evergreen Lodge at Vail : 250 South Frontage Rd. 250 South Frontage Rd., Vail, CO 81657
  • Affordable Mountain property
  • 5 floors in property
  • Breakfast is mediocre
  • Liked eggs
Lodge at Lionshead 380 East Lionshead Cir., Vail, CO 81657
  • High-end Mountain property
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
From$144
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Destination Resorts Vail 610 West Lionshead Circle, Vail, CO 81657
  • Expensive Resort property
  • Check in: 4:00 PM
  • Rooms in need of an update
  • Best value for money
From$125
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Lion Square Lodge : 660 West Lionshead Place 660 West Lionshead Place, Vail, CO 81657
  • Mid-scale Mountain property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$149
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The Lift House Lodge : 555 East Lionshead Cir 555 East Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657
  • Mid-scale Mountain property
  • 4 floors in property
From$149
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Arrabelle at Vail Square in Vail
+1-866-221-8581
675 Lionshead Place, Vail, CO 81657
  • Perfectly combining elegance and old-world charm, the Arrabelle at Vail Square is one of the area's newest luxury resorts. The resort is located on the base of Vail Mountain, giving guests endless opportunities for recreation as they step out the door. As a guest of The Arrabelle at Vail Square, take advantage of the rooftop pool, state-of-the-art spa, fitness center, a personal butler service, and even a nanny so you can experience the vacation you deserve.
  • Luxury Five Star Mountain hotel
  • Hotel has 9 meeting rooms
  • My husband & I thoroughly enjoyed the hotel
  • Excellent service and location
From$149
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Westwind at Vail 548 South Frontage Rd. West, Vail, CO 81657
  • Three Star Mountain property
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • No air conditioning
  • Rooms are not good
From$219
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Homestake Condominiums 1081 Vail View Dr., Vail, CO 81658
  • 4-star property
  • Check in: 14:00
From$160
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Antlers at Vail Resort 680 West Lionshead Place, Vail, CO 81657
  • High end Mountain property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Terrible amenities
  • Location to the gondola was as described
From$156
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Montaneros Condominiums : 641 West Lionshead Cir 641 West Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657
  • Mid-scale Mountain hotel
  • Hotel has 38 rooms
Legendary Lodging at the Ritz Carlton Residences Vail - Vail 728 West Lionshead Circle A, Vail, CO 81657
  • Affordable property
  • Check in time: 16:00
Sun Vail Condominiums in Vail 635 North Frontage Rd. West, Vail, CO 81657
  • High-end Resort property
  • Check-in: 4:00pm
  • Best value for money
  • Terrific location
From$125
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Within a few years of opening, Vail Ski Resort quickly became the most popular in the state. In 1988, the resort opened China Bowl, another ski run, which made it the largest ski area on the continent. The average elevation of Vail is 8,150 feet above sea level, while the elevation on top of Vail Mountain is 11,570 feet. The municipality is fully surrounded by the White River National Forest, with the ski resort's land being leased from the U.S. Forest Service. Visitors and locals can catch a glimpse of Mount of the Holy Cross, a prominent mountain summit of the Rocky Mountains.

The economy of Vail relies heavily on tourism. Although much of the tourism comes from winter visitors, many people enjoy spending time in Vail during the other seasons as well. The municipality has grown over the past few years, establishing itself as a cultural center with various music venues, art galleries, and restaurants.

When to Visit Vail, CO

Vail's climate is categorized by warm summers and cold winters. The low temperatures between October and May rarely rise above 32 degrees Fahrenheit, so make sure to plan ahead and bring plenty of warm clothing if you're visiting during the late fall or summer months. Vail also receives about 200 inches of snowfall per year, with more falling in the mountains that surround the municipality. During the summer months, the high temperatures are typically in the 70s, although they can get up to the 80s.

Hotel rates are drastically higher during the winter in Vail. Ski vacationers enjoy relaxing in nearby lodges and hotels, especially those that offer ski-in/ski-out access and don't require a car to get around. If you're looking to book a budget-friendly trip to Vail, you'll have to visit during the spring or summer months. Rates are quite a bit lower, although you'll see some increases when the municipality hosts specific events. Examples include the GoPro Mountain Games, the Vail Jazz Festival, Vail America Days, the Vail Film Festival, and Vail Oktoberfest.

The ski resort also serves as the host for national skiing and snowboarding competitions, as well as other winter events. For example, Vail will host the Burton U.S. Open this year.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Vail, CO:

seasonality of hotel rates in Vail

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average nightly cost trends by star rating class in Vail, CO. Analyze these illustrations to determine the least expensive months to stay in Vail for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Vail, CO

4 Star Average Prices: $222.20

For luxurious travelers, the options in Vail won't disappoint. One of the nicest hotels in the area is Sonnenalp, which sits at the base of the resort. This European-inspired hotel boasts a full-service spa, offering facials, massages, and body treatments, a poolside bar, a sauna, a spa tub, concierge services, and three restaurants. A breakfast buffet is available each morning for an additional fee, or guests can dine on room service during select hours. The guestrooms are equipped with deep soaking tubs, designer toiletries, minibars, and flat-screen TVs with DVD players, video game consoles, and premium channels.

The Four Seasons Resort Vail is another five-star property in Vail. Relax in your room, which has an LCD TV, an iPod docking station, a deep soaking bathtub and separate shower, designer toiletries, and complimentary wireless internet access. You can also book a relaxing treatment at the full-service spa, take a dip in the outdoor pool, relax in the sauna, take advantage of the ski storage, or catch up on current events with the complimentary newspapers. Other amenities include a coffee shop, a restaurant serving lunch and dinner, a lounge, 24-hour room service, dry cleaning and laundry services, and a complimentary shuttle operating within a 3-mile radius.

Enjoy an upscale stay at the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, located in Avon. This property is a few miles from Vail and has plenty of appealing amenities. Grab a meal at one of the three restaurants or order room service 24 hours a day. This hotel also has five bars, a coffee shop, a business center, outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and concierge services. The free shuttle operates throughout the day, offering service to guests. Rooms are well-equipped with complimentary designer toiletries, soaking tubs, minibars, Smart TVs, and free wired and wireless internet access.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Vail

Affordable Hotel Options in Vail, CO

3 Star Average Prices: $164.41

You can choose from several affordable properties for your stay in Vail. One option is Christie Lodge, located nearby in Avon. Each of the guestrooms has a flat-screen TV, a private patio or balcony, a fireplace, a kitchenette with a refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher, and complimentary wireless internet access. This property also has two spa tubs, concierge services, and its own Vietnamese restaurant that also contains a lounge. Meals are also available at the coffee shop. Babysitting is available for an additional fee, while the free ski shuttle makes it easy to get to the slopes.

Beaver Creek Lodge is another reasonable property in the area. This beautiful hotel offers stunning mountain views, an outdoor swimming pool, concierge services, a spa tub, a business center, and a front desk with 24-hour service. Room service is available at any time, while the onsite restaurant offers a view of the nearby garden. Rooms boast fireplaces, flat-screen TVs with DVD players and premium channels, free wireless internet, and kitchenettes with microwaves and refrigerators. Ski-in/ski-out access is also available at the nearby resort.

If you're willing to travel a bit, book a room at Alpine Inn, located about 14 miles from Vail. Amenities include an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, free self-parking, a spa tub, and a picnic area. The inviting lobby features a fireplace and free newspapers each morning. Each of the 37 rooms on this cozy property has a flat-screen TV with cable channels, free local calls, a separate workspace, complimentary toiletries, a refrigerator, and plush bedding. Start your morning at the free continental breakfast buffet.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Vail

2 Star Average Prices: $88.33

Where are the real discounts in Vail

Several hotels provide discounted rates for travelers in Vail. For example, AAA members can score discounts at The Sebastian Vail and Quality Inn & Suites Summit County. Military rates are available at Lodge Tower Resort, Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center, Residence Inn by Marriott Breckenridge, and Ramada by Wyndham Frisco. Senior travelers may be able to pay lower prices at Best Western Ptarmigan Lodge, Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Breckenridge, and Beaver Creek Lodge, A Kessler Hotel.

Best Value Options in Vail, CO

For a high-value stay in Vail, book a room at The Sebastian Vail. This hotel sits at the base of the ski resort, offering ski-in/ski-out access. Additional amenities include a complimentary shuttle with service in a 5-mile radius, a full-service spa, a sauna, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant/bar. The rooms boast Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, wireless internet access, designer toiletries, LCD TVs, minibars, and iPod docking stations.

Another property offering a great value for guests is The Osprey at Beaver Creek, a Rockresort. This hotel is about 8 miles from Vail, but it's packed with appealing amenities like an outdoor swimming pool, ski storage, concierge services, and a spa tub. The rooms come with free Wi-Fi, complimentary newspapers, separate workspaces, and flat-screen TVs.

What to See and Do

If you're planning to visit Vail during the winter months, you'll definitely want to spend some time on the slopes. Vail Ski Resort is one of the best areas for skiing in the country, boasting incredible powder and runs for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. The resort also offers ski and snowboard lessons, including specialized group lessons for adults and kids. Equipment is available for rent at the resort if you don't plan to bring your own.

Learn more about the history of skiing at the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum, which houses several exhibits focused on the ski troopers of World War II, how Vail was developed, and the timeline of skiing in Colorado. Vail Ski Resort is also a fun destination during the summer months. Take part in a variety of epic discovery activities, including ziplines, scenic rides on a gondola that goes 10,000 feet in the air, adventure courses, summer tubing, climbing walls, bungee trampolines, rides on the mountain coaster, mountain biking on the trails, and guided hikes.

Getting Around
The closest airport to Vail is Eagle County Airport, which is about 30 miles west of the municipality. Most locals and visitors prefer to explore Vail on foot, which is easier because of the pedestrian crossing areas found throughout the area. An in-town shuttle provides service every 15 minutes during the spring, summer, and fall seasons, and every five minutes during the winter. Ten of the buses are hybrid-electric. Signs at the stops show when the next shuttle will arrive. Bus service is also available via Eagle County Transportation, which runs through Vail and nine of the surrounding municipalities.

No matter what time of year you visit Vail, you can enjoy a true escape from the hustle of daily life. This municipality provides a laid-back atmosphere with plenty of places to grab food and drinks, in between skiing, snowboarding, hiking, or mountain biking adventures.

Government Per Diem Rates in Vail, CO Chart

Below are the GSA reimbursement limits for hotel spending in Vail, CO excluding taxes per night. See gsa.gov for more details.

Applies to Eagle

Season BeginSeason EndLodging RateMeals & Incidentals
December 1, 2018March 31, 2019$394.00$76.00
April 1, 2019June 30, 2019$163.00$76.00
July 1, 2019August 31, 2019$212.00$76.00
September 1, 2019September 30, 2019$153.00$76.00

Verified reviews of the city: Vail, CO

Below are reviews of the city of Vail, CO from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Great Stay!"
Score 4.0 / 5

NA - We were in Beaver Creek.

Toi M., from 02-Jul-2018
"Fun in the Snow"
Score 4.0 / 5

I love Vail for what it is, a skiers paradise!

Unknown U., from 02-Nov-2015
"Vail is a Lovely Place "
Score 4.0 / 5

I enjoyed my visit thoroughly. First time there in the fall and it was very pleasant with some good hiking trails.

Wanda B., from 19-Oct-2015
"Love Shopping"
Score 4.0 / 5

Great shops

Mary Z., from 27-Jul-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Vail, CO shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 4 reviews
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