Sonnenalp Hotel

Exceptional People Creating A World Class Experience

The Sonnenalp Hotel is one of the Leading Hotels in the World, recognized for service excellence, community contributions, Green leadership, and a diverse and welcoming staff. Our 4th generation family-owned Bavarian style hotel has been THE place to stay in Vail for the past 35 years. Join our exceptional team committed to creating a world class experience for each and every Guest!

Vail, Colorado

About Sonnenalp Hotel

We are a dynamic, responsible and caring family working with pride and commitment to become the standard of excellence in our community. We consistently provide the ultimate in personalized service within an environment of "Gemuutlichkeit." We are a fun team-oriented workplace providing stability and opportunities for growth to our employees. We are a highly rated, regarded, and financially successful hotel.

Ideal Candidate

We seek hospitality professionals committed to providing the highest level of personalized guest service.  Friendly, caring, and team-oriented individuals will thrive in our environment.

Room and Board

Employee Housing is available on a limited basis.  All housing is on the free shuttle bus line, and located in the town of Vail.

Employee Perks

All Sonnenalp employees enjoy the benefits of free transportation in the area, a free shift meal, free parking, holiday pay (hourly employees only), and discounts on hotel stays, restaurants, retail shop items, spa treatments, and golf. In addition, full-time employees qualify for health, vision, dental, life insurance, 401k, sick pay, vacation pay, a financed ski pass program, end of season bonus program (both winter & summer), and more.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Free local transportation provided by the Town of Vail Shuttle. Discounted bus passes for valley bus transportation available for employees. From DIA, take Colorado Mountain Express.

For Fun

Vail is obviously known for its epic skiing, but Vail is also full of community events, concerts, farmers markets, mountain biking, hiking, fly fishing, and much more.

Our Jobs

Most of our positions are year round, as our property never closes.  However, our prime winter season is November through April; summer season is April through October.

Departments include:

Restaurant Front of House
Banquets
Culinary
Hotel Front Desk/Concierge
Golf Course
Housekeeping
Engineering
Ski Valet

Click Here to view the list of our current job openings!

How to Apply

In order to be considered for a position at the Sonnenalp Resort, you will be required to complete an employment application and have an interview via Skype, phone, or in-person.

Apply online via the links provided.

Applications and resumes may also be forwarded to:

The Sonnenalp Resort, Attn: Human Resources
20 Vail Rd.
Vail, CO 81657

All final candidates will be contacted to arrange for a personal interview.