Best Western Vista Inn

733 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone: +1 719-395-8009   |   Fax: 719/395-6025   |   52 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 4:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Escape to this award winning, non-smoking Buena Vista, Colorado hotel with breathtaking views of Mt. Princeton.

Welcome to the Best Western Vista Inn where guests will find all of the amenities and outstanding service customers expect from the Best Western name. Guests staying at this Buena Vista hotel will enjoy well appointed guest rooms featuring cable satellite television and free high speed internet access. Start the day off right with a complimentary full hot breakfast, a refreshing dip in the hotels indoor swimming pool and spa or the seasonal outdoor spa. The knowledgeable staff at the Best Western Vista Inn is highly skilled at planning any event with space available to accommodate up to 100 people. The onsite View Cafe is a great place for afternoon espresso and pastries.

The Best Western Vista Inn is close to historic downtown Buena Vista as well as a variety of outdoor activities including the headwaters of the Arkansas River for whitewater river rafting, fishing, biking, horseback riding and hiking. Ski Cooper and Monarch Ski Area are nearby offering the best in winter skiing and snowmobiling. The Best Western Vista Inn is the hotel of choice because of its proximity to mountain climbing in the Collegiate Peaks Range, the top of the Continental Divide at Cottonwood Pass and natural hot springs pools.

The friendly, helpful staff at the Best Western Vista Inn is ready to ensure a fun filled memorable stay in Buena Vista, Colorado. Make a reservation today and save.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free property
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Indoor pool
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Exercise facility, open from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Precor Club grade equipment-treadmill, eliptical, stairclimber, recumbant bike and free weights
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Bicycling, mountain biking and bike rentals available at property
  • Snow skiing, lift tickets available at the hotel for Ski Coop
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Hot tub
  • Meeting facilities
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Business center, high-speed Internet access
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • Laundromat
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • High-speed Internet access

Best Western Vista Inn

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Conveniently located, the best western vista inn in Buena Vista, 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: 38.848368  /  Latitude: -106.136121


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north. As you enter Buena Vista, the Best Western Vista Inn is located immediately on the east side of Highway 24.

From: The south at Highway 285. Take Highway 24 north two miles into Buena Vista. Continue on Highway 24 through town. The Best Western Vista Inn is located at the north end of town on the east side of Highway 24.

Best Western Vista Inn

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

Argo Gold Mine, Mill & Museum

First constructed in 1893, the Argo Gold Mine, Mill, and Museum is now a National Historic Site and must-see for Idaho Springs visitors. The historic Argo Tunnel helped put the site on the map, as it was used to transport ore from the mines, stretching 4.5 miles to Central City.

Today, the Double Eagle Gold mine tour, Argo mill tour, and the live demonstration of the rock drilling are fun ways to learn of this rich history. While in Idaho Springs, the "birthplace" of the Rocky Mountain Gold Rush, or the greater Denver area, take time to enjoy the hot mineral springs and nearby trout fishing.

Children's Museum of Denver

Opened in 1979, the Children's Museum of Denver offers a wide range of hands-on activities and interactive exhibits for children to discover and explore while visiting the Denver area. Popular exhibits include: 3, 2, 1... Blast Off!, the Assembly Plant, Click Clack Train Track, and ARTS a la Carte.

The museum also hosts year-round family events – two of which are the Bunny Trail EggVenture and Snack with Santa. This Denver museum has 10,000 square feet of adaptable space available for birthday parties, meetings, fund raisers, receptions, and family reunions.

Collegiate Peaks Stampede Rodeo

An award-winning rodeo, the Collegiate Peaks Stampede Rodeo is one of the oldest in Colorado. The action takes place Friday and Saturday night at the Buena Vista rodeo grounds, near Denver. Cowboys and cowgirls compete in team roping, barrel racing, tie-down roping, bareback riding, saddle bronco riding, bull riding, and breakaway roping.

Collegiate Peaks is one of several sanctioned rodeos in the state, where competitors earn points to qualify for the finals in Grand Junction. Kids enjoy mutton bustin' and riding steers. The rodeo queen, first attendant and princess have fun riding in the parade on Saturday morning.

Colorado State Capitol

Colorado State Capitol

Colorado State Capitol

Buit in 1894, the Colorado State Capitol is located on Colfax Avenue in downtown Denver.

The building is a National Historic Landmark and a U.S. Historic district, housing the Colorado General Assembly and serves as the office for the Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

Beautiful Colorado Rose Onyx, a rare rose-colored marble, was used throughout the interior.

The Rotunda features 16 stained glass windows, known as the Hall of Fame, honoring the state's earliest pioneers.

A tour of the building is requisite while visiting Denver no matter the season.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Located in Denver's City Park, the Denver Museum of Natural History and Science houses variety of programs, exhibits, and events striving to "excite minds through scientific discovery".

Whether viewing a showing in the Planetarium, watching a film in the IMAX Theater, or strolling through the Wildlife Exhibits, there is plenty of discovery to be had. Spend a few days in this beautiful city park area of downtown Denver and visit the nearby Denver Zoo and Duck Lake.

Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo

Home to over 3,500 animals from over 650 species, the Denver Zoo is one of the more popular zoos in America.

Constantly striving to enhance the lives of animals, the zoo has recently created the Predator Ridge, Tropical Discovery, and Primate Panorama naturalistic habitats, with those efforts in mind.

The Denver Zoo Keeper Experience, Zoo Camps and Bunk with the Beasts are a few of the wonderful kids' programs also available at the zoo.

And don't forget to visit Mshindi, the rhinoceros that paints with a brush. Enjoy a fun-filled day at Colorado's most popular cultural attraction, in the beautiful City Park area of downtown Denver.

Montrose Regional Airport

Located north of Montrose, the Montrose Regional Airport has provided air travel service since 1988. The airport provides a variety of services for southern Colorado travelers, including Commercial flights to Dallas/Fort Worth, Atlanta, Denver, Houston, and Chicago, are available via American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines.

As the closest airport to Telluride, many passengers fly into the airport to make their way to Telluride Ski Resort, for fun on the ski slopes. The Jetway Cafe, the gift shop, rental car agencies, and convenient parking, are additional services available at the airport.

San Isabel National Forest

San Isabel National Forest

San Isabel National Forest

Established in 1902, the San Isabel National Forest is home to Mount Elbert – the highest peak in Colorado, with 18 additional peaks over 14,000 feet are in the forest.

Encompassing more than one million acres, there are plenty of recreational activities.

Favorites include, hiking, horseback riding, white water rafting, jeep tours, and refreshing soaks in the local hot springs.

Capture the magnificent views of Mt. Princeton, in the Collegiate Peaks, west of the Arkansas River while in the forest.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 5 mile(s) from Natural Hot Springs, soak in the spring fed 135-degrees natural hot springs pools
  • 15 mile(s) from Cottonwood Pass, top of the continental divide, great snowmobiling, hiking, snowshoeing, mountain biking and panoramic views
  • 20 mile(s) from St. Elmo, ghost town, mining town and antique store
  • 30 mile(s) from Independence Pass, beautiful views, scenic highway to Aspen, hiking and fishing areas
  • 40 mile(s) from Monarch Ski Area, family ski area
  • 40 mile(s) from Ski Cooper, family ski area
  • 50 mile(s) from Copper Mountain, Club Med and family ski area
  • 80 mile(s) from Garden of the Gods, magnificent sandstone rock formations, some over 3 million years old
  • 82 mile(s) from Royal Gorge, the world's highest suspension bridge
  • 90 mile(s) from Pikes Peak area, highest railroad in United States, museum, hiking
  • 60 mile(s) from Outlet Malls, offering discount clothing, house wares, shoes, etc

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Indoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • 2 mile(s) from Arkansas River ,some of the best white water rafting can be found here
  • 1 mile(s) from Fishing
  • 2 mile(s) from River Park , with tennis and volleyball courts
  • 3 mile(s) from Collegiate Golf Course
  • 5 mile(s) from Collegiate Peaks Range mountain climbing offering over a dozen 14,000 foot plus peaks
  • 5 mile(s) from Various great fly fishing spots, at the Arkansas River
  • 5 mile(s) from Horseback riding, group rides, wagon, trails and barbeque
  • 5 mile(s) from ATV and all wheel drive recreational area
  • 5 mile(s) from Cross country skiing
  • 10 mile(s) from Ice fishing
  • 10 mile(s) from Snowmobile areas

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from Buffalo Bar and Grill
  • .1 mile(s) from Pizza Hut
  • .2 mile(s) from Evergreen Cafe
  • .2 mile(s) from Casa del Sol
  • .2 mile(s) from The Rooster's Crow
  • .2 mile(s) from The Clay Cafe
  • .5 mile(s) from Quincy's Steak House
  • .5 mile(s) from K's Dairy Delight
  • .5 mile(s) from The Missing Spoon
  • .5 mile(s) from Pizza Works
  • 1 mile(s) from Paradise
  • 1 mile(s) from Bongo Billy's Coffee House
  • 2 mile(s) from Sophie's
  • 3 mile(s) from Coyote Cantina Mexican Restaurant

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