Sonnenalp Resort of Vail Ranked Among The Top Hotels Overall in Travel + Leisure's 2010 World's Best Awards

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The sonnenalp resort of vail has landed on the world’s best hotels overall list in travel + Leisure’s Annual World’s Best Awards. The sonnenalp scored 92.52, ranking it 69th on the list and the highest scoring Colorado hotel.

The Sonnenalp Resort of Vail has landed on the World’s Best Hotels Overall list in Travel + Leisure’s annual World’s Best Awards, which will be featured in its August issue. Readers participating in the 15th annual survey gave the Sonnenalp a score of 92.52, ranking it 69th on the list (tied with another property). The only other Colorado hotel recognized on the list of Top 100 Hotels Overall was the Little Nell in Aspen, ranked at number 86. Hotels were rated in the following categories: rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value.

In addition, the Sonnenalp was one of only four Colorado resorts ranked among the Top 50 Resorts in the Continental U.S. and Canada. Sonnenalp was ranked 6th, up from number 28 in 2009. The other Colorado resorts making the list included the Little Nell (8th), the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch (34th) and The Broadmoor (35th).

“This is such a great honor, and we thank the readers of Travel + Leisure for this recognition,” said Patricia McNamara, Director of Sales & Marketing at the Sonnenalp. “We strive every day to provide our guests with an exceptional resort experience and it is very rewarding when our efforts pay off, whether on a prestigious list such as this, or simply by making a guest’s day.”

To see the list of the Top 100 Hotels Overall, as well as complete Worlds’ Best Awards readers’ poll results and survey methodology, go to
For more information about the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail, go to

Media Contact: Patricia McNamara 970-479-5434


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