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Top Resort for Ski Vacations

Famous worldwide as North America's top resort for ski vacations, Vail is an extraordinary vacation experience. Manor Vail Lodge allows guests to enjoy the wonders of this area, as a premier Vail ski resort and hotel. Lift tickets at this Vail ski resort get you access to seven legendary Back Bowls, spanning seven miles that were blanketed with 38 feet of powder snow last year. Enjoy a clear blue sky for 300 days a year in Vail, and with more groomed terrain than anywhere on the planet, to see why families reconnect and celebrate at Vail year after year. From the Vail Ski and Snowboard School to activities and festivals, plus shops spas, dining, and nightlife - your Vail vacation will be a world-class experience. We invite you to discover why people love skiing in Vail, one of the most popular Colorado ski resorts.

Vail Mountain

Vail Mountain is the largest single resort in the United States with 5,289 acres of the most diverse and expansive skiing in the world. It is also consistently ranked in the top 3 of the best ski resorts in North America by Ski Magazine.

Vail Mountain is accessed by three base areas: Lionshead, Vail Village, and Golden Peak. Manor Vail Lodge is located adjacent to Golden Peak. Lionshead is home to the Eagle Bahn Gondola and Born Free Express (Chair 8). Mountain access out of Vail Village is via Vail's new state of the art gondola, "One".

Golden Peak – Located next to Manor Vail Lodge

Golden Peak is home to the Riva Bahn Express (Chair 6), accessing the Terrain Park and Northwoods Chair 11, as well as the race course. Also at Golden Peak is Chair 12, the Gopher Hill Ski School beginner lift. Additionally, equipment rentals, a nursery school, Spanish speaking assistance and special needs information are available.

Golden Peak is also home to one of the best ski/snowboard schools in the country for adults and children. To get more information contact our guest services team at 970-343-6135.

The Front Side of Vail

The Front Side of Vail is home to the most groomed terrain on the planet. Wide, long runs such as Riva Ridge, Born Free, Simba, Lodge pole, and Bear Tree are popular. Check the daily grooming report for up to date info on where the best places are in order to ski groomed terrain. The Front Side is also home to the Kid's Adventure Zones, three Terrain Parks including Golden Peak Terrain Park, home of a 22 foot half pipe and site of the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships, Game Creek Bowl, and The Epic Mix race course.

Ski Rentals at Manor Vail Lodge

Will you need to rent ski or snowboard equipment during your upcoming vacation? Ski Butlers is Manor Vail's preferred partner. Would you like to make a reservation? Simply call Ski Butlers: 970-845-2268

Ski Butler Benefit Summary:

  • We deliver from 7am - 8pm, 7 days a week
  • On-site staff and equipment for Manor Vail guests
  • We bring extra boots for a perfect fit on delivery
  • Our equipment is from industry leaders Rossignol and Smith Optics
  • No extra fee for delivery!  Prices are comparable to rental shops in the village.
  • Great for Groups!
  • No cancellation policy
  • Dedication to customer service- industry leading 91.82% NPS score.

Full support throughout the stay: We send our expert ski technicians to address any problems at the guest’s convenience. From changing boot sizes at accommodations, to swapping out skis at the base of the mountain, we typically have a 30 min response time to resolve any issues.  

Golden Peak Alpine & Snowboard Training Facility

Vail’s Golden Peak has one of the best training facilities in the world for Alpine Skiing and Snowboard training. By using Vail’s state of the art snowmaking system, training is able to begin on Golden Peak in early November each year. Manor Vail Lodge and Golden Peak area host guest teams from around the world for exceptional early season training. By mid-November each year, you can find the best World Cup ski racers from around the world, including the US Ski Team, and other powerhouse nations taking advantage of our world class training venue in preparation for the World Cup season. In addition to the alpine facilities at Golden Peak, you will find a skier and snowboarder training course, halfpipe training and a mogul course. Just outside of the Golden Peak training arena, Vail Resorts maintains a top level terrain park with a variety of jumps and features for all abilities, as well as a 22’ halfpipe.