Gunnison, Colorado is a historic community near the Blue Mesa Lake and Black Canyon, offering guests considering Colorado vacations the chance to enjoy the region’s history while also experiencing the natural wonders that make this state such a popular vacation destination. If you are planning Gunnison, Colorado travel, be sure to consider staying in one of the city’s locally owned lodging options.
Enjoy Personal Attention at the Water Wheel Inn
The Water Wheel Inn in Gunnison offers 49 rooms, including suites with full kitchens on the second floor. The hotel is locally owned and operated, so guests receive personal attention throughout their stay. The hotel’s location makes it such a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, because it is located just outside of the main part of town, so you can walk out of your hotel room to enjoy the great outdoors.
The hotel offers a warm continental breakfast each morning, with the layout of a traditional hotel. This makes it the perfect combination of bed and breakfast and hotel. In addition to the full breakfast, it offers a concierge service, onsite massages, and free Wi-Fi. Most of the rooms are equipped with mini refrigerators and microwaves, but be sure to request this if it is important to you during your stay to ensure that you receive one.
One of the primary draws of those who visit Gunnison, Colorado is the Crested Butte ski area, and this hotel offers a free shuttle to Crested Butte all year long. This means that you can leave the car behind and still enjoy these outdoor activities. An exercise room, horseshoe pit, trout pond, and picnic area round out the on-site amenities. Pet-friendly rooms are available on request.
Embrace Green Living at the Seasons Inn
The Seasons Inn (pictured at top) knows that Gunnison vacationers appreciate nature, and they do what they can to use eco-friendly products throughout their hotel. Formerly the Gunnison Inn, the Seasons Inn offers comfortable rooms from a location in town near the city’s parks. The rooms and kitchenette cottages are air conditioned and equipped with Wi-Fi.
During your stay at The Seasons Inn, you will enjoy a free continental breakfast. They also have a hot tub on site for you to use. Pet-friendly rooms are available on request.
If You Go
If you decide to visit Gunnison and stay at the Water Wheel Inn, make your reservation online at www.waterwheelinnatgunnison.com or by calling 800-642-1650. The hotel is located at 37478 West Highway 50 in Gunnison just outside of town.
For reservations at the Season Inn, visit www.seasonsinngunnison.com or call 866-641-0700. The Seasons Inn is located at 412 East Tomichi Avenue in the heart of town near Western State College, the main park, and the ice rink.
Nicole Harms has been writing professionally since 2006, specializing in travel and finance writing, with work having been published on USA Today, the New York Stock Exchange and Hotels.com in addition to here on Go Colorado!
Photo of the Seasons Inn courtesy of Colorado Springs Real Estate.
Water Wheel Inn photo courtesy of Booked.net.