The Lodge at Vail, Vail

Colorado

THE LODGE AT VAIL 174 East Gore Creek Dr. Vail, Colorado 81657 (303) 476-5011 (800) 331-LODG (303) 476-7425 Fax Vail, best known as a winter sports paradise with America's most extensive ski slopes, has fine summer sports possibilities as well: tennis, horseback riding, golf, whitewater rafting, and more. The Lodge at Vail offers complete recreation and dining facilities, including a heated pool, Jacuzzis, and two restaurants. The Alpine atmosphere prevails throughout the resort. The rooms and suites are individually decorated with lovely mahogany panelling, floral bedspreads and draperies, and carpeting in signature gray, pink, and cream. The baths have marble counters, telephones, hair dryers and, as an unusual touch, heated towel racks. Room service is available 24 hours a day. The international staff's meticulous attention to even the smallest details ensures each guest a pleasurable stay. Walking into the Wildflower Inn, the primary dining room, is like entering a spring garden in full bloom. The tables are set with Villeroy and Boch china, Reed & Barton silver, Zwissel crystal, and Laura Ashley table linens. A typical dinner might consist of seared sea scallops with truffles and lentils complimented by a Duckhorn Sauvingnon Blanc; venison roasted over applewood served with polenta and onion jam, complimented with Coudoulet De Beaucastel; and for dessert, a warm chocolate souffle cake. The rustic bar, Mickey's, offers a toasty fire, live music, the warming house drink Coffee Amadeus--and the best of Vail's world-famous apres-ski social scene. Cafe Alberg features a rustic italian cuisine in the evening. SERVICES & AMENITIES: Gift shop, Laundry and valet service, above ground and below ground parking garage, International currency exchange, Complimentary shoeshine, Babysitting service, Humidifiers in guest rooms, Ski storage, Concierge, On site tour and adventure company during summer months RESTAURANT: Wildflower Inn, open nightly in winter; Cafe Arlberg/Cucina Rustica open breakfast, lunch and dinner in Winter, Wildflower is open breakfast, lunch and dinner in summer season. BAR: Mickey's, 4pm-2am BUSINESS FACILITIES: Message center, Secretarial service on request, Copiers, Fax, Audio-visual, Translators available Conference Rooms: Up to 175 people, outdoor conference facilities also available SPORTS FACILITIES: Tennis courts & five golf courses nearby, skiing, riverrafting, ice skating, fishing, outdoor heated pool, children's pool, exercise room and sauna on premises LOCATION: In the heart of Vail Village, at the base of the Vista Bahn lift ATTRACTIONS: Headquarters hotel for American Ski Classic, World Cup Ski Championships, Jerry Ford Invitational Golf Tournament, World Cup Mountain Bike events, Bolshoi Ballet in Summer, Bravo Classical Music concerts, Gastronomic Affair

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