Hotels and Cabins

Visitors to Colorado's national parks will find a large variety of hotels and motels to choose from to fit every need and budget. Two spectacular and particularly unique hotels are the historic Stanley Hotel near Rocky Mountain National Park which was inspiration for the Stephen King movie, The Shining, and the historic Strater Hotel near Mesa Verde National Park with themed rooms in honor of notable southwest Colorado pioneers.

Soaking at Hot Sulphur Springs Resort

12 Unusual Places to Stay near Rocky Mountain National Park

Don’t let your trip to the park sound just like your neighbors’ vacation. Set it apart by staying at some of the fantastic and unusual places along the way.

An elk near a cabin at YMCA of the Rockies

A Camp for All Ages at YMCA of the Rockies

Choose between the Estes Park Center on the park's east side or Snow Mountain Ranch on the west side for great activities and lodging options.

Pool at Devils Thumb Ranch

Devils Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa in Tabernash, CO

Discover your own kind of getaway with two restaurants, spa, stables, the best cross-country ski trails, gracious lodges, and cozy cabins.

Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo.

Estes Park's Historic, Haunted Stanley Hotel

6-miles from Rocky Mountain National Park, it inspired, "The Shining." The owner invented the Stanley Steamer car. Stay in the hotel or take a ghost tour.

The Strater Hotel in Durango, Colo. at night

Historic Strater Hotel in Durango, Colorado

One of the Southwest’s iconic hotels two blocks north of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and one hour from Mesa Verde National Park

Courtyard and bike at the Rochester Hotel and Leland House in Durango, Colo.

History, Scenery and a Foodie’s Paradise at the Rochester Hotel and Leland House

“Everyone’s welcome here.” It's the best reason to stop in Durango, Colo. on your way to Mesa Verde National Park.

Inn on Fall River in Estes Park, Colo.

Inn on Fall River in Estes Park, Colorado

Minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park, every room includes a wood-burning fireplace, gas grill and a patio overlooking the river.

Ridgeline Hotel Lobby

Ridgeline Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado

A visit to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park is one thing, but a stay at Ridgeline Hotel transforms it into something extraordinary.

Sun setting over cabins at River Run RV Resort near Granby, Colorado

River Run's Rocky Mountain Resort

Park your RV or stay in a cabin or villa rental, Airstream, Conestoga wagon or campsite at this new resort just 20 minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park.

The Springs Resort & Spa in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Soak in The Springs Resort and Spa in Pagosa Springs

At Pagosa Springs, stop and stay where a gorgeous lodge, 23 naturally hot springs and a spa await on the banks of the San Juan River.

Bird's eye view of the Quality Inn Estes Park with the Rocky Mountains in the background

Stay at the Quality Inn Estes Park near Rocky Mountain National Park

This family-owned, modern hotel on the eastern edge of Rocky Mountain National Park is the perfect base for your vacation.

Western Riviera in Grand Lake

Western Riviera Lakeside Lodging in Grand Lake, Colorado

The only lakeside hotel and cabins overlooking Grand Lake, Colorado. Five styles of lodging to choose from including two private vacation homes.

Monolith in Monument Canyon at Colorado National Monument

Where to Stay at Colorado National Monument

Make the most out of your trip to Colorado’s Western Slope with our hotels and camping guide.

Aerial view of the city of Estes Park at the east entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park

Where to Stay at Rocky Mountain National Park

Plan your perfect vacation now using our tips on the best hotels, cabins and camping in and around Rocky Mountain National Park

Hiker at Exclamation Point in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Where to Stay Near Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Start planning your off-the-beaten path vacation with our tips on hotels, cabins and camping.

Big Joe riverside campsite for rafters on the Yampa River in Dinosaur National Monument

Where to Stay Near Dinosaur National Monument

Plan a wild trip back in time with our guide to hotels, cabins and camping.

Road to Great Sand Dunes National Park

Where to Stay Near Great Sand Dunes National Park

Get ready for a magical vacation in the sand with our insider information on hotels, cabins and camping near the national park in Colorado.

Point Lookout, Lone Cone and Knife Edge in Mesa Verde National Park at dusk

Where to Stay Near Mesa Verde National Park

You're sure to have well-rested vacation with our insider information on hotels, cabins and camping near Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado.