The Best Hotels in Grand Junction, Colorado

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Elizabeth Miller

Few cities offer the diverse array of activities that Grand Junction does. On the western edge of Colorado, a short half-hour drive immerses you in red rock canyons at the Colorado National Monument, the austere scrublands of the Bookcliffs, or ascending the 10,000ft (3,048m)-high Grand Mesa. Hikers, mountain bikers and cross-country skiers find a wealth of choices here – along with the incredible art galleries and innovative wineries to tour. Choose from one of our handpicked hotels in Grand Junction, Colorado.

1. Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Grand Junction, for Colorado comfort

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The outdoor pool area at Doubletree Hotel Grand Junction with loungers on a sunny day
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Just off Interstate 70 – a mile (1.6km) from Grand Junction Regional Airport – the vineyards and wineries of Palisade are just a 30-minute drive southeast of this hotel. Back at home base, large windows frame mountains views in comfortable, casual rooms – some with sofas for families who’ll love the children’s playground, putting green and seasonal outdoor saltwater pool and hot tub. Staff at MBistro 743 welcome guests for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and pour Colorado microbrews and wines – while you just make your choice of indoor or outdoor seating.

2. Grand Vista Hotel, for high-rise happy hour


The dining area at Grand Vista Hotel in ornate style with wooden construction and vintage light fittings
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Sleep well in cozy rooms with oversized chairs, artwork and warm colors before a hearty breakfast of omelet or biscuits and gravy – before burning it off with laps in the indoor pool. If you like nightlife, you’ll love Bailey’s Lounge for daily happy hour and the occasional karaoke night – all in a space that gleams with polished wood and stained glass Western decor. If you’ve come by electric car, a Tesla charging station powers you up for your next move – or at least a trip to the Strathearn Museum, a mile (1.6km) away.

3. SpringHill Suites by Marriott, for cozy communal spaces

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A twin room at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Grand Junction Downtown/Historic with pattern floor carpet and sofa
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The chic suites at SpringHill come with a trundle bed separate from the sleeping area and are an easy tree-lined walk to historic downtown Grand Junction’s brick-lined Main Street – with shops, restaurants and galleries. After a day of exploring, snuggle up at the heated patio, snag a seat by the fire and sip a cocktail at Mario’s – keep an ear out for the frequent live music. The indoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center and outside climbing area will help jump-start your day.

4. Hotel Maverick, for on-campus charm

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A double room at Hotel Maverick in modern chic style with wood headboard and floors and balcony
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Located on the Colorado Mesa University campus, these rooms and suites feature wood flooring, thematic artwork and reclaimed wood headboards – many with balconies or patios. The rooftop restaurant and bar, Devil’s Kitchen – named for a sandstone feature in the Colorado National Monument – focuses on locally sourced ingredients with a twist: granola-crusted French toast with lavender cream cheese, Western slope jambalaya with venison sausage and roasted poblano peppers, or ribs with white truffle barbecue sauce. Borrow complimentary bicycles to explore campus and downtown – or, keep it dialed in a fitness room with Peloton equipment.

5. Residence Inn by Marriott Grand Junction, for cozy long-stay suites

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A double room at Residence Inn by Marriott Grand Junction with pattern carpet and flatscreen
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Sink into a sofa by the lobby fireplace or lounge on the sectional in these apartment-style suites – complete with kitchens you can stock with no-charge grocery delivery, separate living areas and, in some cases, fireplaces. Blow off steam at the fitness center or indoor swimming pool, or hit the outdoor sports court with basketball hoops. Settle in at the outdoor patio – as you fire up the grill for your chops and gather the crew at seats circling a fire pit, or at shaded tables for dining al fresco.

6. Courtyard by Marriott Grand Junction, for modern comforts

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Outdoor dining area at Courtyard by Marriott Grand Junction with fire pit and lounge area on a sunny day
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Modern décor, plush beds and sofas with space for extra sleepers are all available in the Courtyard Hotel. Sample healthy dishes such as avocado on toast at the industrial-chic, all-day Bistro. With proximity to Interstate-70, the main thoroughfare through Colorado’s Rocky Mountains – as well as the Grand Junction airport – you’re well-positioned for your next move.

7. Holiday Inn and Suites Grand Junction, an IHG Hotel, for laid-back lodging

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Twin room at Holiday Inn and Suites Grand Junction with pattern carpet, flatscreen and desk
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Yes, there will be cinnamon rolls — the staff at this Holiday Inn on the Western Slope wouldn’t miss the chance to serve the signature breakfast staple ready-made to get you out of the door first thing. Watch for small comforts here to ease your stay in restful rooms with thick drapes and sofas, in some – along with oversized bath towels and tea and coffee supplies. The fitness center is lined with treadmills, ellipticals and stationary bikes, as well as free weights – although the mile (1.6km)-long walk to and from Canyon View Park should suffice.

8. Hampton Inn Grand Junction Downtown/Historic Main Street, for casual downtown rooms

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Twin room at Hampton Inn Grand Junction Downtown/Historic with pattern carpet, curtains and dark wood desk
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Hampton Inn is one of few hotels in Grand Junction to hug Main Street – meaning multiple options for entertainment. Venture farther afield and you’ll soon find one of the entrances to the Colorado National Monument. After a dusty hike through the desert marveling at the sandstone canyons, you’ll be pleased to take a dip in the hotel’s outdoor pool – enclosed in a private courtyard just minutes from some of the best restaurants in town. Neutral rooms with pops of purple or blue keep things calm for getting some decent shut-eye.

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