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Lodging and Hotels

Condos, cabins, vacation rentals and more

The Gunnison Valley is home to a wide variety of lodging options, from quaint inns to major hotel chains and more.

Browse our lodging partner listings to find the room that’s right for you. Check them out below sorted by our four vibrant mountain towns.

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Mt. Crested Butte Lodging

Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado is a little village clustered around the base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR). Mt. Crested Butte is home to majority of the lodging in the Gunnison Valley. Options range from condos to hotels to vacation homes.

Stay in Mt. Crested Butte for easy access to skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and fat biking in the winter. It’s also a great place to stay if you want to be close to some awesome mountain biking and hiking trails in the summer. Mt. Crested Butte offers a variety of concerts and festivals, including the annual Chili and Beer Festival every September.

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Crested Butte Lodging

Crested Butte, Colorado is home to a variety of small inns, bed-and-breakfasts, and vacation home rentals. Most of these properties are unique, boutique lodges owned by long-time locals. Many offer homemade breakfast and some offer afternoon happy hours as well.

People choose to stay in Crested Butte for easy access to the historic business district full of great restaurants, art galleries, cozy bars and shopping. Live music can be found many nights, both summer and winter. Staying in Crested Butte also offers easy access to weekend festivals and trail networks, including Lower Loop and Tony’s. In the winter, snowshoeing and Nordic skiing trails are just a few blocks from downtown.

a cabin in the woods of Almont, CO

Almont Lodging

The lodging options in the tiny town of Almont, Colorado include a few large cabin resorts, a dude ranch and camping. Each of the largest resorts offers dining options and most cabins come equipped with kitchens, so Almont is the place to stay for those looking for a more contained vacation.

Staying in Almont offers access to amazing recreation amenities. Take a whitewater rafting trip or go fly fishing on the Taylor River. Check out some of the Valley’s best mountain biking trails, including Doctor Park, located in Taylor Canyon. Almont is a short drive from Taylor Park, which contains some of the best OHV trails in the valley. Taylor Reservoir is a scenic place to go stand-up paddleboarding (SUPing) or fishing. This area is popular amongst hunters in the fall.

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Gunnison Lodging

Gunnison, Colorado is home to a wide variety of lodging options. Within the city limits, you’ll find a range of locally owned hotels and inns, major hotel chains, a hostel, and even a one-room bed and breakfast. Outside the city, you’ll find more hotels, inns and several campgrounds featuring cabins and RV hookups.

You’ll want to stay in Gunnison if you’re visiting Western Colorado University, if you’re in town for the Cattlemen’s Days rodeo, if you’re here to access early (or late) season mountain biking, or if you’re looking for a great deal on ski-and-stay packages in the winter. Visitors to the Blue Mesa Reservoir will appreciate the RV resorts right on the water. If you’re looking for more of a bustling community to hang out in after a day on the lake, Gunnison offers great restaurants and a mellow bar scene.

Rural Gunnison County Lodging

Taylor Park, Pitkin, Cimarron and more

Gunnison County spans 3,260 square miles, so there’s a lot more to it than the municipalities listed above. Rural Gunnison County includes Pitkin (located 27 miles northeast of Gunnison), Cimarron (45 miles west of Gunnison), Taylor Park (19 miles east of Almont) and more. Lodging in these areas tends to be quiet, rustic and very close to outdoor activities, including OHV, hiking and fishing.

Unique Mountain Towns

Each town has something unique to offer. Discover things to do, attractions, restaurants, and more within each.

Gunnison/Crested Butte Lodging FAQ

Learn about the great lodging options in the region. Check out the most common questions.

Q: What are the ski-in, ski-out hotels at Crested Butte?
A: Westwall Lodge, Gateway Condos, Silverridge Condominium, Elevation Hotel and Columbine Condominiums are all ski-in, ski out. Crested Butte Mountain Resort signature properties, including the Grand Lodge, the Plaza, the Lodge at Mountaineer Square, Axtell and Whetstone, are located in the heart of the base area and are also ski-in, ski out. There are various private ski-in, ski-out condos available for rent by owner through sites like AirBnB and VRBO.
Q: What are the luxury hotels in Gunnison and Crested Butte?
A: Crested Butte has a more casual vibe than some ski towns, but some luxury accommodations are available. Eleven Experience’s Scarp Ridge Lodge is a luxury downtown lodge located close to exclusive snowcat-accessed ski terrain. Elevation Hotel and Westwall Lodge, both located in Mt. Crested Butte, have in-house spas. There are also high-end bed-and-breakfasts in the town of Crested Butte, including Purple Mountain Bed and Breakfast and The Ruby of Crested Butte.
Q: What hotels in Gunnison and Crested Butte are pet friendly?

A: In Crested Butte, the lodges that allow pets are Cristiana Guesthaus, The Ruby of Crested Butte, Purple Mountain Bed and Breakfast, Old Town Inn, Elk Mountain Lodge, Scarp Ridge Lodge, Public House Lofts and the Forest Queen Hotel. In Mt. Crested Butte, the Nordic Inn, Elevation Hotel & Spa, the Grand Lodge and Westwall Lodge allow pets. Pet-friendly lodges in Almont are Harmel’s Ranch Resort, Three Rivers Resort and Almont Resort. In Gunnison, the lodges that allow pets are The Inn at Tomichi Village, The Gunnison Inn at Dos Rios, Alpine Inn and Suites of Gunnison, Econo Lodge, Quality Inn, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Rodeway Inn, Comfort Inn & Suites, Island Acres Resort Motel, and Gunnison Lakeside RV Park & Cabins.

Q: Which hotels are inexpensive in Gunnison and Crested Butte

A: All Gunnison hotels have affordable rates, normally ranging from $50-$200 per night. The Rodeway Inn and the Long Holiday Motel have some of the lowest rates in Gunnison. Prices in Crested Butte are higher, usually between $100-500 per night, depending on the time of year. The Old Town Inn and the Cristiana Guesthaus have some of the lowest rates in Crested Butte.

Q: What is the closest hotel to the Gunnison Crested Butte airport?

A: Days Inn & Suites, Alpine Inn and Suites, Long Holiday Motel, Wanderlust Hostel, Econo Lodge, Quality Inn, Holiday Inn and Comfort Inn are all less than two miles away from the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport. Many hotels in Gunnison offer shuttles to and from the airport.

Q: Which hotels are family friendly in Gunnison and Crested Butte?

A: Most hotels in Gunnison and Crested Butte are family friendly. Nearly all allow children. Most of the Gunnison hotels and many of the Mt. Crested Butte hotels have swimming pools.

Q: Which hotels in Gunnison and Crested Butte have spa services?

A: Elevation Hotel and Westwall Lodge, both located slopeside in Mt. Crested Butte, have spa services.

Q: What is the most romantic hotel in Gunnison?

A: An adventurous mountain biking couple might enjoy the Long Holiday Motel or Island Acres, both of which are located just minutes from the trails at Hartman Rocks Recreation Area in Gunnison. A private cabin rental at Three Rivers Resort in Almont offers both privacy and proximity to fishing, off-roading or rock climbing in Taylor Canyon and Taylor Park.

Q: Which hotels in Crested Butte are closest to the slopes?

A: The Elevation Hotel, Grand Lodge, Lodge at Mountaineer Square, Westwall Lodge, San Moritz Condos, Paradise Condos and Nordic Inn are ski-in, ski-out or just a short walk from the ski slopes at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

Q: What are the historic places to stay in Gunnison and Crested Butte?

A: The Elk Mountain Lodge in downtown Crested Butte was a hotel for coal miners in 1919 when it was first built. It is rumored to be haunted. The Purple Mountain Bed & Breakfast in Crested Butte was built in 1927 and was originally a mining office.

Q: Whats the best place to stay in downtown Gunnison, CO?

A: The Econo Lodge and the Quality Inn are the hotels closest to downtown Gunnison. Gunnison’s small size means that every hotel in the city is within two miles of the downtown area.

Q: What is the closest hotel to Taylor Park Resevoir?

A: Harmel’s, Three Rivers Resort and Almont Resort are the closest lodges to Taylor Park Reservoir. They are all located on County Road 742 several miles from the lake.

Q: Where is the best place to stay with snowmobiles?

A: Three Rivers Resort in Almont, the Grand Lodge in Mt. Crested Butte and nearly all the large hotels in Gunnison have parking options for large snowmobile trailers.

Q: What is the best hotel for fishermen to stay at Gunnison and Crested Butte

A: Any hotel in Gunnison will provide easy access to fishing on the Gunnison River and Blue Mesa Reservoir. All the hotels in Almont are located in close proximity to fishing on the East, Taylor and Gunnison rivers, as well as Taylor Park Reservoir.

Q: Where are the best places to stay at Gunnison and Crested Butte for mountain bikers?

A: Campfire Ranch, a campground near Almont, offers complimentary shuttles to the popular mountain biking trails in Taylor Canyon. Downtown Crested Butte lodges, including Elk Mountain Lodge and the Lofts at the Public House, are located within easy riding distance of the Lower Loop trail system and the Green Lake trail.

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