The choice of Mesa Verde National Park hotels is not large. There is only one hotel in the park itself. As an alternative, there is one for motorhome drivers Campsite, which is about four miles from the National Park entrance. Accommodations are also few and far between in the immediate vicinity. Therefore, before you travel, you should think carefully about where you are going Mesa Verde National Park stay. If you are planning a stay of several days, we recommend reserving your hotel in the park or booking a hotel near Mesa Verde National Park.
The Far View Lodge
The only hotel in the national park is the Far View Lodge. The lodge is approximately 15 miles from the park entrance. The Far View Lodge has 150 rooms and public spaces in a southwest ambience. There are two room types: Kiva and Kiva Deluxe View. In the Kiva Deluxe View rooms you have a view over the landscape. From your balcony you can watch animals and have a magnificent view of the starry sky. Far View Lodge offers the pure Mesa Verde experience, with no televisions in the rooms and no internet access. Instead, guests can spot good wildlife here.
Perfect for a multi-day stay in Mesa Verde National Park
It is particularly suitable for those who want to spend several days in the National Park. The lodge is situated in the park at the junction of the access road and the two roads leading on to the Cliff Dwellings of the Cliff Palace, Spruce Tree House and Balcony House. The other road branches off at the lodge to Wetherill Mesa. If you want to see both routes, you should plan at least one day for each. Are longer hiking trails planned, then it is worth adding a day to each route. Then there is also time for the museums, shops and hiking trails on the way.
In addition to accommodation, Far View Lodge also has a restaurant. Breakfast and dinner are served in the award-winning Metate Restaurant, an a la carte restaurant. For lunch in Mesa Verde National Park you can either plan a picnic. Or you can stop off at one of the coffee shops or cafés further down the park. But beware! Not all viewpoints have shops, cafes or restaurants. You should definitely have a few snacks and enough water with you.
Free parking, no internet access. Gift shops, lounge/bar. Non-smoking rooms. Pets Allowed. Private bath. private balcony Coffee maker and small fridge. Iron and ironing board. hair dryer. Baby cots on request. Accessible rooms. Charging station for e-cars (Network: Tesla Destination).
Open: from mid-April to the end of October
Far View Lodge
Mile Marker 15
Inside Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330
Accommodation near Mesa Verde National Park
If you can't find a room in the National Park, there are also a few options for overnight stays in front of the park entrance.
Luxe 5 Acre Mancos Home - One mile from Mesa Verde National Park Visitor Center
If you want to stay as close as possible to the National Park, this holiday home with three bedrooms and luxurious furnishings is recommended. Here you can easily spend several days in pleasant surroundings. This cottage is just a mile from the National Park Visitor Center.
Fully equipped kitchen, free wifi, on street parking and handicapped accessible, beautiful views, BBQ grill as well as patio
Luxe 5 Acre Mancos Home
Scenic Mancos Hideaway - Three miles from Mesa Verde National Park
A whole cottage with a fully equipped kitchen in a beautiful setting. There are three bedrooms available. There is a whirlpool in the bathroom.
Kitchen, free wifi, street parking and handicapped accessible, and beautiful surroundings.
Scenic Mancos Hideaway
Sunny Southwest Cottage - 6,6 miles to Mesa Verde National Park Visitor Center
This holiday home offers accommodation with a balcony. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms available.
Shared kitchen, free private parking, free WiFi and mountain views.
Sunny Southwest Cottage
36746 Road K.3
Mancos, CO 81328
Motels near Mesa Verde National Park
There are only a few motels near Mesa Verde National Park. The closest is in Mancos, about a 10-minute drive from the national park. The rest are in either Cortez or Durango.
Mesa Verde Motel in Mancos
The only motel near Mesa Verde National Park is the Mancos motel. It takes ten minutes to drive to the National Park Visitor Center. The national park is 18 km away. Two restaurants and a café are nearby.
Each room has a separate entrance. There is free WiFi, a hot tub and free parking. There is a sitting area in the room. They also offer a small refrigerator, microwave and coffee-making facilities.
Mesa Verde Motel
191 Railroad Avenue
Mancos, CO 81328
Hotels near Mesa Verde National Park
These hotels near Mesa Verde National Park are located in Cortez, a town west of the national park. Staying there is a great option for anyone traveling from either Moab, Monticello, Arizona or New Mexico.
Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez – Mesa Verde National Park hotels
This hotel near Mesa Verde National Park is approximately eight miles from the National Park Visitor Center. The hotel reception is open 13 hours. There are three restaurants in town, two of which are a little further away.
The hotel offers family rooms as well as a business center. The rooms are disabled friendly. A parking space is included in the price. Internet can be used with cable (LAN) and is free of charge.
Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde Cortez
2121 East Main St
Cortez, CO 81321
Retro Inn at Mesa Verde
Another hotel near Mesa Verde National Park is the Retro Inn in Cortez. It is about 13 kilometers to the National Park Visitor Center. You drive 12 kilometers to the park entrance. The hotel has a garden with barbecue facilities for guests and a terrace.
There are family rooms. There is free parking and free WiFi. A microwave, kettle and coffee maker are available in the rooms.
Retro Inn at Mesa Verde
2040 East Main St
Cortez, CO 81321
The holiday homes, hotels and motels mentioned here are suitable for overnight stays on the journey as well as for a longer stay in the Mesa Verde National Park. They receive good to very good ratings from overnight guests. There are other accommodation options in Mancos* and Cortez*, which, however, do not meet this standard. In addition, there are more accommodations in Durango*. Because of the greater distance to Mesa Verde National Park, however, these are particularly suitable for the arrival and onward journey.
Mesa Verde National Park Questions and Answers:
What can you see in Mesa Verde National Park?
The main attractions are the Cliff Dwellings of the Pueblo ancestors. The Cliff Palace, Balcony House and Long House are the most famous among them. You have to register for a guided tour. More information can be found here.
Where Were the Archaeological Homes Built in Mesa Verde National Park?
The earliest Anasazi homes were pit houses on the mesa. These were followed by Pueblo-style settlements also on the surface of the mesa. The cliff dwellings that they built in the steep slopes of Table Mountain finally followed.
In which state is Mesa Verde National Park located?
Mesa Verde National Park is located in the southwest corner of Colorado in the Four Corners area.
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