Crested Butte, Colorado, is a magical mountain town known for its stunning natural beauty and epic outdoor recreation. There are loads of lodging choices in the Butte….luxury hotels, lodges, inns, bed and breakfasts, vacation rentals and hostels. Here are some of our picks for places to hang your hat in Colorado’s last great ski town….
The Lodge at Mountaineer Square
Located at the base of the ski area, The Lodge at Mountaineer Square offers luxurious accommodations with ski-in/ski-out access. The rooms are well-appointed and feature modern amenities, and the hotel also has a spa, fitness center, and outdoor hot tubs.
West Wall Lodge
Located at the base of the Mt. Crested Butte ski area, the WestWall Lodge is a premiere rental property with ski- in ski-out access to the resort. The WestWall Lodge defines rustic Western elegance while preserving a relaxed atmosphere around the property. The Lodge provides spacious residences and unparalleled luxury amenities for all of their valued guests.
The Plaza at Crested Butte
Groups and families love the Plaza for its convenient location just 100 yards from the ski area’s main lift, the Silver Queen. In one short walk, guests can hit the slopes or take in the action at the base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Kids love the Adventure Center (mini-golf or rock climbing, anyone?), and parents love the shops and base area restaurants (hello, happy hour!). The Plaza is also unique for its condominium setting with hotel style services. Spacious two- and three- bedroom suites include everything you need to be independent, while on-site check-in, a restaurant and bar, covered parking and two hot tubs provide all the benefits of a hotel.
Elevation Hotel and Spa
Situated slopeside at the Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Elevation Hotel and Spa is a premier mountain retreat. The hotel features spacious and elegant rooms, many with mountain views. Guests can enjoy the on-site spa, fitness center, indoor pool, and hot tubs. The property also is home to Jose Crested Butte Restaurant, billy barr and Matchstick Lounge.
San Moritz Condos
Reserve your spacious two, three, or four bedroom condo. Many of our units are dog friendly! Bask in stunning views of Washington Gulch and the town of Mt. Crested Butte from the balcony. Soak up incredible Rocky Mountain sunsets. Stay in, and easily prepare your favorite meals in your condo with a fully equipped kitchen. Stay at San Moritz, and be close to all of your favorite activities. Enjoy ski-in/ski-out access to the West Wall lift! Venture over the resort base area, less than a mile away, for après ski drinks and apps. The property offers FREE shuttle service for San Moritz guests—this on-demand service is just a call away from your destination within the towns of Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte.
The Grand Lodge
The Grand Lodge Hotel and Suites is only 200 yards from the slopes and offers exceptional amenities including, full-service front desk, on-site grab-and-go dining, ski valet and business center. The Grand Lodge is directly across from the main Transit Center, which provides free shuttle service to the town of Crested Butte, below the resort. This full-service hotel features 228 spacious rooms and suites, most with resort kitchenettes.
This quaint classic Euro styled lodge, The Nordic Inn offers cozy rooms, complimentary breakfast, a hot tub, and a sauna. At an elevation of 9,898 ft, the Nordic Inn is just steps away from the base of Crested Butte Mountain Resort and only a short ride to the town of Crested Butte. It’s a great choice for outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore the surrounding area.
Vaquera House boutique hotel is your home. It’s where luxury meets the rugged mountains. This intimate, 10-room house is perfect for family, friends, and corporate groups to wind down, connect, and explore the vast valley. A roaring fire, cozy library, delicious wine and plush linens await.
Elk Mountain Lodge
Experience the old-world elegance and comfort of The Elk Mountain Lodge, Crested Butte Colorado’s Historic Hotel & Inn. Built in 1919 as a miner’s hotel, the lodge has a touch of the past with modern conveniences. The Elk Mountain Lodge defines the true character of Crested Butte. The authentic feel and elegant finish of the common lobby, bar, and sun room leave our guests feeling relaxed and spread out. Completely and beautifully renovated, this one of a kind Crested Butte Hotel features a complimentary full breakfast and 19 guest rooms each with private bathroom, Cable TV, wireless internet, and telephone with voice-mail. Queen, Twin, and King bedrooms available.
Crested Butte Hostel
Crested Butte Hostel is such a cool place to hang out and make friends when you are not out on the trail soaking up the wildflowers, mountain views, powder runs, and Colorado sun. The 13 room lodge is one of the most unique accommodations in Crested Butte and, unlike most hostels, all of the guest rooms are private. If you enjoy communal travel, you’ll appreciate the cleanliness of our large men’s/women’s restrooms and showers. With the money you save preparing your own meals in the property’s fully updated and equipped kitchen, you can rent bikes or Nordic skis and explore the easily accessible trails right out the door. If you brought your own gear, they have indoor ski and bike storage.
These are just a few examples of the best hotels in Crested Butte, Colorado. Each offers its own unique features and amenities, so you can choose the one that suits your preferences and budget.