BEST WESTERN Grande River Inn & Suites

3228 I-70 Business Loop, Clifton, CO 81520-7600
Phone: 970-434-3400   |   Fax: 970/434-4567   |   49 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Stay at this newer hotel located on the eastside of Grand Junction, CO with a large heated indoor pool and hot tub. Near the wineries, orchards, hospitals and Colorado Mesa University.

The BEST WESTERN Grande River Inn & Suites is known for its personalized customer service and comfortable accommodations. The hotel places travelers in the midst of beautiful Colorado scenery on the east side of Grand Junction. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy nearby Colorado National Monument and Grand Mesa National Forest. Popular local attractions include wine festivals, peach festivals in nearby Palisade, just a short drive from our Clifton location. Guests can enjoy all the activities in Grand Junction and Palisade, while still having the peace and quiet of our hotel, relaxing in the beautiful courtyard with a glass of Palisade wine.

The hotel is small with an almost boutique atmosphere, offering inviting guest rooms featuring free high-speed Internet, microwave and refrigerators. Some rooms open into the beautifully landscaped courtyard, where guests will wake each morning to a complimentary hot breakfast. Additional hotel amenities include a large indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, exercise facility, whirlpool suites and business services. We pride ourselves in cleanliness and a great staff to serve your every need.

We're a pet friendly property; so please bring your whole family to stay with us. Our Clifton hotel is located a short distance from all Grand Junction hospitals; Saint Mary's Hospital, Community Hospital, and for our special Vets, Grand Junction VA Medical Center. Colorado Mesa University is also an easy drive from our front door.

Don't delay! Make a reservation today at the BEST WESTERN Grande River Inn & Suites in the Grand Junction, Colorado area offering each guest outstanding customer service.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Non-smoking hotel in public areas and guest rooms.
  • Complimentary hot full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • Indoor pool, large heated
  • Exercise facility, Open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines, on both floors
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Free parking
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking, limited
  • Express check out
  • Hot tub, located near pool
  • Late check out, no addition charge until 12:00, or houskeeping staff still on duty
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Weight lifting equipment, commercial quality
  • Universal gym, three station weight machine - commercial quality
  • Stationary bike, commercial quality
  • Treadmill, commercial quality
  • Express check in, for BW Reward members
  • Children's activities, large swimming pool
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Mail services
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary coffee and tea, available in lobby
  • Relaxing courtyard
  • Secured courtyard
  • Guest laundry
  • Interior/Exterior corridor

BEST WESTERN Grande River Inn & Suites

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BEST WESTERN Grande River Inn & Suites

Conveniently located, the best western grande river inn & suites in Clifton, Colorado is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 39.090895  /  Latitude: -108.455345


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 70. The BEST WESTERN Grande River Inn & Suites is located one mile south of I-70 on Grand Junction Exit 37.

From: Highway 50. The BEST WESTERN Grande River Inn & Suites is located five miles north of Highway 50 via Highway 141. Right on I-70 Business Loop, one block on left hand side.

BEST WESTERN Grande River Inn & Suites

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Covering over 30,000 acres, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is located in western Colorado near the cities of Crawford and Montrose – just southeast of Grand Junction. Owned and operated by the National Park Service, Black Canyon preserves 12 miles of the Gunnison River canyon.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park features hiking, rock climbing, rafting, and fishing to over 150,000 annual visitors. Guests may rock-climb the Black Canyon, try horseback riding, or drive along the South Rim Drive – boasting 12 overlooks.

Colorado Mesa University

Plan your next visit to Colorado and head north – be sure to stay in Grand Junction and visit Colorado Mesa University. Established in 1925 as Mesa State College, Colorado Mesa University is a public institution, a short drive from nearby Clifton, and is situation on a charming campus of just over 78 acres. CMU offers students a variety of two-year associates degrees, four-year bachelors degrees, and even masters programs. 

Some of the CMU campus highlights include the Tomlinson Library, Moss Performing Arts Center, and Lowell Heiny Hall. CMU fields 19 varsity level teams who compete within the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The CMU Mavericks excite fans in sports like baseball, football, and basketball. Check out a Mavericks football game at Ralph Stocker Stadium, a baseball game at Suplizio Field, or a basketball game at Brownson Arena

Colorado National Monument

Colorado National Monument is celebrating it's 100th year as a National Park. The 32-square miles contain breath-taking views of colorful deep canyons, towering cliffs and balanced rocks. Enjoy ranger-led programs, hiking, sightseeing and biking through this gorgeous land of plateaus and canyons. Be sure to climb to the 450-foot top of Independence Monument for a magnificent bird's-eye view.

The park's main attraction, Monument Canyon encompasses 20,500 acres and includes unique rock formations such as the Kissing Couple and Coke Ovens. While visiting Colorado National Monument, consider lodging with Best Western hotels in nearby Clifton and Grand Junction. Make the most of your time in northern Colorado.

CPRA Finals

Rodeo fans get their fill of rodeo fun in September. Fans flock to the Mesa County Fairgrounds, on the south side of Grand Junction near Clifton for the annual Colorado Professional Rodeo Association Finals. Get ready for three jam-packed days of rodeo excitement. Rodeo events include tie-down roping, mixed-team roping, breakaway roping, open-team roping, ladies barrel racing, bareback bronc riding, steer wrestling and saddle bronc riding.

Enjoy autumn in its finest in northern Colorado at the Fairgrounds. Not only is it fun to watch, the proceeds from the rodeo benefit the volunteer based Mesa County Sheriff's Posse, a search and rescue group. While in town for the rodeo, check into the Best Western hotel for comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2 mile(s) from Cross Orchards Historic Farm
  • 6 mile(s) from Colorado wineries, (located in Palisade "Peach Capital of Colorado")
  • 6 mile(s) from the Museum of Western Colorado, and Dinosaur Valley Museum
  • 6 mile(s) from Western Colorado Center for the Arts
  • 6 mile(s) from Two Rivers Convention Center
  • 10 mile(s) from the Colorado National Monument, and Devil's Canyon Science and Learning Center (dinosaurs)
  • 10 mile(s) from Island Acres State Park Area
  • 30 mile(s) from Vega Reservoir and State Park
  • 0.1 mile(s) from Mesa Point Shopping Center
  • 6 mile(s) from downtown Grand Junction, (outdoor shopping mall with art on every corner)

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 6 mile(s) from Mesa State College

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 2 mile(s) from River Front Trail Park, (walk, job, roller blade, or bicycle along 12 miles of riverside scenery and wilderness)
  • 5 mile(s) from Lincoln Park, (9-hole golf course, swimming and water slide)
  • 10 mile(s) from Canyon View Park, (soccer, baseball, softball and playground)
  • 20 mile(s) from Grand Mesa National Forest and Scenic Byway, (Powderhorn Ski Resort)

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from Denny's, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, new Denny's Restaurant serving our guests 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Ask for 15% off coupon at the front desk.
  • Across the street from Dos Hombres, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, hours for Dos Hombres are: Sunday - Thursday 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Great Mexican food, salads and cold beer. Enjoy Happy Hour daily from 3:00 p.m-6:00 p.m.
  • Across the street from McDonalds®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, the kids always love this newly remodeled McDonalds®, enjoy their special coffee's too.
  • Across the street from Wendys, fast food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, enjoy their fast food and ice cream treats.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Chin Chin, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, Makes a nice walk from the hotel on the service road. Enjoy the good Chinese food and service. Hours are 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Randy's Southside Diner, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, enjoy a nice walk on the service road by the hotel to the diner. Hours are from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Good breakfasts.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Texas Roadhouse, full service, Steak House, open for: lunch, dinner, want a good steak - this is the place to go. Hours are Monday-Thursday 4:00 p.m.-9:00 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

BEST WESTERN Grande River Inn & Suites

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Clifton. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

June 2014

June 28 - 29, 2014
Colorado Brewers' Festival

Beer lovers can sample Colorado's best brews, hold conversations with local brewers, and enjoy food and music. Held in downtown Fort Collins.

June 7 - 8, 2014
Wool Market

Families can get up close and personal with wool-bearing animals of all types. Activities and shopping in all things wool also included. Event takes place at Stanley Park in Estes Park.

July 2014

July 31 - August 10, 2014
Logan County Fair and Rodeo

Concessions, carnival, exhibits, parade, livestock sales, and grandstand rodeo events make up the fun at Sterling's Logan County Fairgrounds.

August 2014

August 2 - 3, 2014
Moffat County Hot Air Balloon Festival

Two balloon launches, a balloon glow, kite flying and pie eating contests and a free concert make up this family friendly festival. Held at Craig's Loudy Simpson Park.

August 14 - 17, 2014
Palisade Peach Festival

Everything is just peachy for visitors here. Festival includes wide array of peach flavored products along with activities and entertainment. Festival takes place at Palisade's Riverbend Park, near Grand Junction.

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