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Gunnison Colorado Hotels & Motels

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The Gunnison center is around the area of Downtown Gunnison and the area of Western Horizon Resorts.

If you ever wished you could explore the Old West for yourself, Gunnison is the place to do it. Find your own home away from home on the range in Gunnison, Colorado, a paradise of mesas, Rocky Mountains, and wide-open spaces. More from this guide...

"A Great Place to Vacation in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains"
Author: , a Hotel Planner from , reviewed on 28-May-2015
Score of City:
5.0 / 5

Gunnison has many events all year long that draws visitors to the city. Located in the west central Rocky Mountains, the main city street is Highway 135 and is the primary access to Crested Butte. Visit the Whitewater Park for river rafting or tubing. Awesome four wheel drive routes and find the Crystal Mill, a historic site, just to name a few things to do in Gunnison, Colorado.

Gunnison Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Econo Lodge - Gunnison
+1-888-389-4121
411 East Tomichi Ave., Gunnison, CO 81230
  • Inexpensive property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Minimal continental breakfast
  • Fantastic service
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Quality Inn Near Western State Colorado University - Gunnison
+1-888-675-2083
400 East Tomichi Ave., Gunnison, CO 81230
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Sherpa Western Inn
+1-800-716-8490
403 East Tomichi Ave., Gunnison, CO 81230
  • Cheap Downtown property
  • 2 floors in property
  • No hot water
  • Good service
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gunnison, an IHG Hotel in Gunnison
+1-800-805-5223
910 East Tomichi Ave., Gunnison, CO 81230
  • 3 star Mountain property
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
  • Nice building
From$85
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Comfort Inn & Suites Gunnison - Crested Butte : 911 North Main St.
+1-888-965-1860
911 North Main St., Gunnison, CO 81230
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Hotel staff were excellent
  • Close to shopping
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gunnison : 701 West Us Highway 50
+1-888-788-5576
701 West Us Highway 50, Gunnison, CO 81230
  • 2 star property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Rooms could be larger
  • Furniture needs more attention
From$65
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The Inn at Tomichi Village : 41883 Us Highway 50 East
+1-888-897-9207
41883 Us Highway 50 East, Gunnison, CO 81230
  • Midscale Mountain property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • About half of guests thought they were poorly maintained
  • Breakfast is good
From$109
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Rodeway Inn Gunnison : 37760 West Us Highway 50
+1-888-311-4278
37760 West Us Highway 50, Gunnison, CO 81230
  • Two star hotel
  • Check in: 11:00
Eleven Experience Taylor River
+1-888-469-4795
10931 County Rd. 742, Almont, CO 81210 ~18.05 miles northeast of Gunnison
  • 3 star hotel
  • 8 rooms in property
Eleven Experience Public House in Crested Butte
+1-888-734-9421
202 Elk Ave., Crested Butte, CO 00000 ~22.62 miles north of Gunnison
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
Crested Butte Lodge and Hostel in Crested Butte
+1-888-841-5292
615 Teocalli Ave., Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~22.77 miles north of Gunnison
  • 2-star Mountain property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Perfectly clean
  • Most guests said the bathroom was clean
From$196
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Penthouse by Art Deco Hotel Montana
+1-888-455-5160
Adligenswilerstrasse 22, Lucerne, 6002 ~24.42 miles north of Gunnison
  • Four star Downtown property
  • Free breakfast
From$125
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Elevation Hotel and Spa : 500 Gothic Rd.
+1-888-965-8297
500 Gothic Rd., Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~24.51 miles north of Gunnison
  • High-end Resort hotel
  • Hotel has 262 rooms
Grand Lodge Crested Butte
+1-888-906-6358
6 Emmons Rd., Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~24.60 miles north of Gunnison
  • Three Star Resort hotel
  • Hotel has 5 floors
Crested Butte Mountain Resort Properties in Crested Butte
+1-888-749-6785
600 Gothic Rd., Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~24.62 miles north of Gunnison
  • Mid-scale Resort hotel
  • 80 suites in hotel
  • Perfect location
  • Good location
From$159
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Lodge at Mountaineer Square : 620 Gothic Rd.
+1-888-878-9982
620 Gothic Rd., Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~24.62 miles north of Gunnison
  • Four star property
  • Hotel has 133 rooms
From$160
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Chateaux Condominiums by Crested Butte Lodging : 651 Gothic Rd.
+1-888-389-4485
651 Gothic Rd., Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~24.76 miles north of Gunnison
  • 3 star Mountain property
  • Check-in: 10:00am
  • Room is all right
  • Beds need improvement
Three Seasons Hotel Suites by Crested Butte Lodging
+1-888-389-4121
701 Gothic Rd., Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~24.76 miles north of Gunnison
  • Economy hotel
Nordic Inn
+1-888-675-2083
14 Treasury Rd., Mt Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~24.78 miles north of Gunnison
  • 3-star Mountain property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Great parking
  • Front desk is very friendly and helpful
From$121
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The North Face Lodge in Lake City
+1-800-716-8490
1223 North Highway 159, Lake City, CO 81235 ~40.90 miles southwest of Gunnison
  • Mid-scale Mountain hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort
+1-800-805-5223
15870 County Rd. 162, Nathrop, CO 81236 ~43.18 miles east of Gunnison
  • Three Star hotel
  • Check-in: 0:00
Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands by Frias : 0075 Prospector Rd.
+1-888-965-1860
0075 Prospector Rd., Aspen, CO 81619 ~44.13 miles north of Gunnison
  • Mid-scale property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$90
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Durant Condominiums by Frias : 748 South Galena St.
+1-888-788-5576
748 South Galena St., Aspen, CO 81611 ~44.53 miles north of Gunnison
  • 3-star property
  • Check in: 16:00
From$90
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The Gant : 610 South West End St.
+1-888-897-9207
610 South West End St., Aspen, CO 81611 ~44.55 miles north of Gunnison
  • High end Mountain hotel
  • 5 conference rooms in property
  • Immaculate grounds
  • Beds were acceptable for 68%
From$220
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Fasching Haus Condominiums by Frias in Aspen
+1-888-311-4278
747 South Galena St., Aspen, CO 81611 ~44.56 miles north of Gunnison
  • Midscale hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
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Gunnison is a haven for sports lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, boasting over 750 miles of trail in the surrounding area. The town is surrounded by arresting landscapes straight out of a classic film. Head to Curecanti National Recreation Area for salmon and trout fishing, high in the Rocky Mountains.

If you'd rather just marvel at the sites, take a park ranger-guided boat tour through the sheer, narrow openings of upper Black Canyon. Take a kayak through on your own all the way up to Almont and drift 10 miles downriver back to Gunnison on a raft. If you prefer to explore by land, Black Canyon also features numerous hiking trails for all experience levels. You'll find even more trails at Gunnison National Forest, and a spectacular scenic drive through the West Elk Loop.

If you plan to fish or hunt in Gunnison, you will need hunting and fishing licenses before you set out, unless you're fishing a section of Tomichi Creek State Wildlife Area. Most sporting goods stores offer these licenses, but just in case, stop into the Gunnison Wildlife Service Center.

Blue Mesa Reservoir offers watersports and boating on Colorado's largest body of water, while Gunnison River is a favorite spot for fly-fishing. If you need supplies before setting out, check out Gene Taylor's Sporting Goods in Gunnison for sales and rentals and West Elk Wilderness Outfitters for trip supplies and more.

Right outside the city, Hartman Rocks Recreation Area is the perfect place to get out and get active. From mountain biking to motorcycling, and horseback riding to trail running, hiking, and even Nordic skiing, all activities are fair game on these rugged trails. Climbers can try their hand at the massive granite rocks that give Hartman its name. Bolting is allowed, but free climbing is encouraged.

Gunnison offers plenty of winter entertainments as well. Just 30 miles outside of Gunnison, Crested Butte Mountain Resort welcomes skiers and snowboarders to pristine slopes. Take the cross-country trails with a snowmobile at Gunnison Nordic Center, do some ice fishing at Antero Reservoir, or teach the kids how to ski at Cranor Hill Ski Area, just right for snow bunnies learning to ski for the first time.

After all that activity, you will want a great meal and a good beer. Luckily, Colorado is known for its top-notch breweries, and High Alpine Brewing Company on Main Street is no exception. This locally owned and operated brewery has been ranked in the top 15 breweries in the state and serves up a full menu of flatbread pizzas just right for beer pairings.

Whether you want to fish, hike, or hunt, ski, swim, or sail, you can do it in Gunnison, Colorado. This small town offers the opportunity to experience Western life to the fullest.

When should you visit Gunnison, CO?

Because of its high elevation, Gunnison experiences some of the coldest winters in the United States. January months dip into the negatives, while the average July high reaches the low 80s. Gunnison typically receives 50 inches of snow per year, starting in November and sometimes stretching on to April. The cold and the snow make Gunnison an excellent ski resort town. Gunnison typically receives only 11 inches of rain per year, so spring, summer, and fall usually offer perfectly clear weather for outdoor recreation.

If you're planning to travel to Gunnison in July for the annual Cattlemen's Days Rodeos, be sure to book your hotel early. Established over 115 years ago, the 10-day festival celebrates all things about life in the West, from barrel racing to bull riding, and has been named one of the top 10 Western-themed events in the country.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Gunnison, CO:

seasonality of hotel rates in Gunnison

Gunnison, CO: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below we've posted 3 graphs illustrating avg. nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Gunnison, CO. Browse these illustrations to calculate the cheapest seasons to book in Gunnison for upcoming travels.

What are the best luxury hotels around Gunnison?

4 Star Average Prices: $109.00

Get ready for a romantic weekend or a perfect ski holiday at The Inn at Tomichi Village, located just minutes from The Gunnison Pioneer Museum and Western Colorado University. If you have spent the day on the ski slopes, the lobby fireplace offers a warm welcome to the hotel, matched only by the helpful staff at check-in.

Guest rooms feel just like a cozy cabin of your own, decorated with warm pine and plaid accents. In addition to your fridge, microwave, and flat-screen television, you will also enjoy free cable programming and wireless internet service throughout your stay. Toiletries are also complimentary. Guests also love swimming in the indoor pool or relaxing in the spa tub while looking out at wrap-around views of the snowy landscape beyond, as well as waking up to a complimentary continental breakfast each day.

The Tomichi Village Inn's organic-natural policy is reflected in its water-efficient appliances, efficient lighting, towel-recycling program, and pervasive recycling bins. The management is eager to preserve the natural beauty which encompasses the hotel, which is best enjoyed from the outdoor picnic area in warmer months.

What budget hotels in Gunnison, Colorado are best?

3 Star Average Prices: $108.54

The Rodeway Inn Gunnison is an immaculately maintained hotel that offers a comfortable stay for short or long-term trips, with value offerings that far exceed its hotel rate. At the Rodeway Inn, you'll be convenient to downtown Gunnison, as well as just minutes from Dos Rios Golf Club. Warm up on arrival next to the roaring fireplace in the lobby, or just head straight on to the hotel's spa tub to warm up, fast.

During your stay, you can stay connected thanks to complimentary wireless internet access, and enjoy cable programming after a long day hiking, biking, or climbing in Gunnison. You can even make your own coffee or tea using the in-room coffee maker. Complimentary hot and cold breakfast is also served daily. If you need help planning your trip, just ask at the desk, and the friendly staff will help you coordinate tours and tickets. From the complimentary airport shuttle to the laundry facilities on-site, the amenities you'll find at Rodeway Inn will surprise and delight you.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Gunnison

2 Star Average Prices: $95.18

2 Star Hotel Prices in Gunnison

Do any hotels in Gunnison, CO offer good discounts?

Check into the Comfort Inn Gunnison if you need a great hotel with competitive discounted hotel rates for military and government service members, seniors, or AAA members. This hotel is also ideal for families, given its proximity to the playground at Jorgensen Park and amenities like an indoor pool and spa tub.

Everyone will be entertained by the free satellite programming and complimentary wireless internet access. If you need extra space, book two adjoining rooms. Two children also stay free with a parent. Everyone will appreciate the complimentary hot and cold breakfast buffet, which includes two waffle flavors and favorite breakfast meats.

What are the hotels in Gunnison, Colorado that provide the best value?

The Holiday Inn Express and Suites Gunnison is an all-around great hotel, convenient to the historic district and area ski slopes. You will enjoy all the comforts at this homey hotel, from an indoor pool to a complimentary breakfast buffet and free wireless internet access. Moreover, you'll enjoy welcome surprises like a lobby fireplace, snack shop, DVD-lending library, and round-trip airport shuttle service.

What are some ways to spend your days while in Gunnison, CO?

Gunnison is home to Western State Colorado University, so it will come as no surprise that there are plenty of things to learn and see in town.

The city was named after explorer John W. Gunnison, who came through in 1853 on a quest to find the best route for the transcontinental railroad. Aside from the Native Ute tribe, traders and trappers were the earliest residents, followed by miners during the gold and silver mining boom years from the 1850s through the 1870s. The railroad came to town in 1880.

Check out the Gunnison Pioneer Museum for a look back into the period of Gunnison's founding, from the 1870s to present. The exhibits include Gunnison's first post office, dating to 1876, two furnished rural school houses, a log cabin chapel, the Denver & Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Train, and an antique car museum.

You can also do a self-guided Gunnison Historic Walking Tour, or see historic sites by car, following the Gunnison County Heritage Driving Tour. A short drive over to Crested Butte puts you into a historic mining town born of the gold and silver boom of the late 1800s. You can also take a day trip out to real, preserved ghost towns at Ohio City or Pitkin.

For a change of pace, visit the Gunnison Arts Center and enjoy excellent live performances, from theater to music, or browse local artwork at Lucille Lucas Gallery and Frame Shop. The best views of all are found at the Gunnison Valley Observatory. Thanks to the high altitude, the starry night sky view over the Rocky Mountains is unbelievably crisp and clear.

Climb the mountains, explore the valleys, or ride a horse where cowboys once roamed. In Gunnison, Colorado, you can fulfill your Western fantasies and make memories to last a lifetime.

FAQs about hotels in Gunnison

What are the most favored hotels in Gunnison?

Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands by Frias, Residences at the Little Nell and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gunnison, an IHG Hotel are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels in Gunnison?

The St. Regis Aspen Resort, The Little Nell and The Residence Hotel are the top 3 luxury hotels near Gunnison city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Gunnison?

Econo Lodge, Quality Inn Near Western State Colorado University, and Sherpa Western Inn are the properties closest to Gunnison city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Gunnison cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Gunnison can be as cheap as $95.18 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Gunnison cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Gunnison has been $108.54 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 4-5 star hotel in Gunnison cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Gunnison has been $109.00 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Gunnison?

Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands by Frias, Residences at the Little Nell and The Inn at Tomichi Village are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Gunnison?

Comfort Inn & Suites Gunnison - Crested Butte, Rodeway Inn Gunnison and Econo Lodge are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Gunnison?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gunnison, an IHG Hotel and Sky Hotel Aspen a Kimpton Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

The average traveler rating of the city of Gunnison, CO shown above is 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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