The Western Motel (970) 641-1722 In The Heart Of It All


Welcome To The Western Motel In Gunnison, Colorado

Gunnison County stretches from one spectacular naturescape to another: plunging canyon walls, emerald lakes, imposing peaks and wildflower meadows. Nature's artistry can be your playground for skiing, fishing, boating, mountain biking, jeeping, horseback riding, golfing, rock climbing, ballooning, hiking, hunting or just soaking it all in.

WESTERN MOTEL is located in Gunnison, Colorado, right in the heart of the the West Elk Loop. Within 30 minutes, you can be in Crested Butte and Monarch Ski Resort, Curecanti National Recreation Area, The Black Canyon of Gunnison, Blue Mesa Reservoir. Within Gunnison, we are a stones throw from Gunnison/Crested Butte airport, Western State Colorado University and the Dos Rios Golf Club.

Lobby hours: 7:00 A.M. - 10 :00 P.M.

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The Western Motel

Skiing And Snowboarding

Obviously most winter activities revolve around the fantastic powder that falls from the sky. World-class skiers and boarders flock to Crested Butte, which is about a half hour ride from Gunnison. We are also close to Monarch Mountain, another alpine haven.

Big Game Hunting

Many visitors come to Gunnison/Crested Butte for the great big game hunting. For those unfamiliar with the area, there are many outstanding outfitters that can help you prepare your adventure. Hunters can obtain licenses from the Colorado Division of Wildlife.


In the Gunnison River Valley, experience some of the best fly fishing or whitewater rafting. Or spend an afternoon pontooning on the Blue Mesa Reservoir. There is great fishing, boating, hiking, and biking in the Curecanti National Recreation Area! What are you waiting for?