Crested Butte has all the elements that make for a great ski holiday: a world-class mountain with a variety of terrain, a fun town with authentic Colorado mountain vibes and a range of lodgings to suit every budget.
For skiers and riders, the resort’s hefty 542ac (219ha) of in-bounds extreme terrain keeps the adrenaline junkie happy. But for families, the wide variety of easy beginner slopes and plenty of family-friendly hotels and condos ensure that everyone can enjoy their stay.
Lodge at Mountaineer Square
The Lodge at Mountaineer Square is the ideal lodging for those who want to be in the heart of Crested Butte’s ski slope action and base area. It offers hotel rooms, studios, and fully equipped condominium rentals ranging from one to four bedrooms in size, all offering top vacation amenities.
The property features a 24-hour front desk, concierge/bell/valet staff, heated indoor/outdoor pool, outdoor hot tub, sauna and fitness center. It also offers a complimentary hotel shuttle, town bus access, heated underground parking (fee charged), ski valet, ski and bicycle storage and a business center.
Rooms are fitted with premium bedding and an in-room safe, and all come with a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. Some also have balconies or washers and dryers.
With a full-service hotel, close to the lifts and free shuttle service to Old Town Crested Butte, The Grand Lodge is a great choice for skiers. Most rooms have small kitchens, making it easy to cook up some aprés-ski snacks or light breakfast before heading to the slopes.
The Grand Lodge is also a popular option for couples and solo travelers who are looking for an affordable stay in the base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. They offer ski valet at the lifts and a few other amenities for guests to enjoy during their time in the mountains.
The Grand Lodge also offers a great indoor/outdoor pool and hot tub, as well as a small gym and steam room. They even have a Woodstone Grill and Deli on site, offering fresh Starbucks coffee and grab-and-go breakfasts.
The Plaza Condominiums offers self-catered accommodation that’s a quick walk from the slopes. These spacious units are perfect for groups and families.
Each of the condos at Plaza has a full kitchen, private balconies and wood fireplaces. Guests are also able to use the on-site ski storage and shuttle service.
Bedding options at the Plaza include king beds with ensuite as the master, twins, doubles and bunks in the second and third bedrooms.
Other perks of the Plaza are an indoor and outdoor hot tub, steam room, tennis court, Iron Horse Tap restaurant and bar and elevators. There are also covered parking spaces and a free shuttle that runs throughout the day to help you get to the lifts quicker.
Nordic Inn, Gunnison County’s longest operating lodge, underwent a complete interior and exterior renovation that retains its Colorado classic appeal while delivering contemporary amenities. It is located steps from the base of Crested Butte Mountain Resort and only a short drive to the town center.
In the main floor lobby, breakfast room and great room, guests will feel like they’re in a Colorado mountain home. Socialize, play games or enjoy a hot tub on the outdoor deck after your day of skiing.
The 28 guestrooms at Nordic Inn feature microwaves and complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and designer toiletries. Each room also offers a private balcony.
Old Town Inn
The Old Town Inn brings together the warmth of a family-owned inn with the value and convenience of a hotel. Its location puts guests near popular attractions and interesting dining options.
Its 33 guest rooms come with modern amenities, including flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms with hairdryers. They also feature work desks, air conditioning, coffeemakers and additional seating areas.
During your stay, enjoy free breakfast and take advantage of the free shuttle to ski resorts. In addition, the property offers a hot tub and laundry facilities.
The property has 33 guest rooms and is located within a short drive of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. The nearest airport is Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional, which is approximately 32 miles away.