In The News

December 2023

The Sebastian - Vail Unveils The Gambit Bar

The Sebastian - Vail, a premier luxury resort nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, proudly announces the grand unveiling of its latest gem, The Gambit Bar. A testament to sophistication and style, The Gambit Bar promises an unparalleled experience, combining artful craft cocktails, an inviting ambiance.

November 2023

TV8 Vail Spotlights The Leonora Igloo Experience

The Leonora Igloo Experience is featured in an exclusive segment on TV8 Vail. Nestled in the heart of Vail Village, the mountain view terrace is transformed into a winter wonderland, offering guests an unparalleled alpine dining adventure inside our heated igloos.

September 2023

The Sebastian – Vail Appoints John D’Angelo as General Manager

The Sebastian - Vail has welcomed John D’Angelo as its new general manager. In his role, D’Angelo is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the property and ensuring it continues delivering a five-star experience to both Owners and guests.

April 2022

Meet Your Chef: Kevin Erving

Kevin Erving is the executive chef at The Sebastian Vail, overseeing operations at Leonora Restaurant and Leonora Bar.

December 2021

A Vail Valley Winter

The Residences at Sebastian—Vail offers families the opportunity to own a slice of mountain paradise in the heart of the action.

February 2021

You Can Now Book A Stay In Vail’s Most Exclusive New Penthouse Residence

Featuring a 24-hour private concierge service, slope-side ski valet and 5,300-square-feet overlooking Vail mountain, the Grand Galerie Penthouse can be yours for $18,000 a night.

exterior shot of The Sebastian - Vail hotel portico in winter
January 2021

The best ski resorts in Colorado and where to stay

You can't beat a bluebird day in the Rocky Mountains. And if you're looking for a fresh-air winter adventure, this is a great year to try one (or more) of Colorado's 28 world-class ski resorts.

February 2024

The Sebastian - Vail Honored by U.S. News & World Report as a Top Vail Resort

We have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top destination in multiple categories! Claiming a prestigious spot in both Best Vail Hotels and Best Vail Resorts categories, along with an impressive position in the Best Colorado Resorts ranking. These recognitions solidify our commitment to providing unparalleled luxury, service and experiences. Thank you to our guests for choosing The Sebastian - Vail as your premier destination.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2024 U.S. News & World Report – Top Ranking Colorado & Vail Resort
  • 2023 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice – Best Hotels
  • 2023 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice – Leonora Top 10% of Restaurants Worldwide
  • 2023 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards
  • 2023 ColoradoBiz Magazine’s Business Choice – Best Meeting & Event Venue
  • 2023 Open Table Diner’s Choice Award – Leonora
  • 2022 US News & World Report – #1 ‘Best Hotel’ in Vail and #4 ‘Best Hotel’ in Colorado
  • 2022 Travel + Leisure World’s Best – #10 Resort in Colorado
  • 2022 Travel + Leisure Top 500 Hotels in the World