The town of Granby rests in the heart of Grand County and serves as a gateway to the west entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). It’s also home to Lake Granby, one of Colorado’s largest lakes, and its own ski resort, Granby Ranch. So year round there are plenty of hotels and lodging in Granby to accommodate travelers.
Its charming downtown is home to several restaurants, shops, and outdoor outfitters, and is the perfect place to take an evening stroll after a full day of adventures. There are several accommodations located in Granby, but most lodging options are found just outside, with more ranch style lodging.
Known as Colorado ranch country, most visitors will find ranch-style accommodations that lend themselves to the beauty of the area and that pride themselves on access to endless outdoor activities. Enjoy the best of Rockies with these accommodations in Granby.
Probably Granby’s Best Hotel Accommodations
Nestled in the Rocky Mountain Valley and surrounded by majestic mountain peaks, Granby offers access to almost every outdoor activity, no matter the season, that Colorado has to offer. Aside from acting as a gateway to RMNP, Granby is also near six big lakes, five of which reside in the Arapaho National Recreation Area (NRA). The sixth is Grand Lake, and borders the Arapaho NRA. This region is booming with tourists each summer, looking to camp, hike, fish and go boating.
In the winter Granby welcomes beginner and intermediate skiers to its slopes at Ski Granby Ranch, perfect for the family ski holiday. Less than thirty minutes south is Winter Park Ski Resort, so Granby makes a fun base for exploring both mountains, in the summer too. Plus the Hot Sulphur Springs Resort & Spa is only 10 miles west of town, providing year round respite. Book a hotel in Granby, and experience a real, laidback Colorado town.
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Here are our choices for the top hotels in Granby, CO, in no particular order:
Snow Mountain Ranch
As part of the YMCA of the Rockies – Snow Mountain Ranch is the perfect getaway for an affordable family vacation in Colorado. Located on 8,000 acres of pristine scenic landscape, Snow Mountain Ranch offers access to recreational activities, family programs, and a variety of lodging options. Designed to have almost everything available at your fingertips, the ranch provides easy access to hiking trails, fishing, disc golf, mini-golf, a Nordic center, and much more.
- Meals available on-site
- Indoor pool
- On-site recreational activities
- Organized group activities
- Family programs
Accommodations are cabin style and range from two-bedroom to larger five-bedroom cabins. The cabins feature a fireplace, full kitchen, linens and towels, spacious living areas, and beautiful mountain views. Three lodges that sleep up to six guests each, two of which feature bunk bed setups and all include a private bath, mini-refrigerators, towels and linens, plus an outdoor deck or patio. For those who are looking to “rough it,” they also provide yurts for rent and campsites.
- 1101 Co Rd 53, Granby, CO 80446 | 970-887-2152
- Check prices, availability or book Snow Mountain Ranch
For a classic hotel-style stay in Granby, book a room at the Littletree Inn. Offering affordable accommodations in the heart of Grand County, the Littletree Inn is open year-round and is a great jumping-off point for all your outdoor adventures.
- Private seasonal hot tub
- Air conditioning
- Centrally located
- Free Wi-Fi
Choose from rooms with either a King-size bed or two Queen-size beds. Basic amenities include flat-screen T.V.s, air conditioning, bathroom with shower and tub, plus a kitchenette with a microwave, sink, and refrigerator. Plus, all rooms offer views of the surrounding mountains.
- 62000 US-40, Granby, CO 80446 | 970-887-2551
- Check prices, availability or book Littletree Inn
The Headwaters Hostel
Located in downtown Granby, The Headwaters Hostel offers communal lodging in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. Creating a community space for solo travelers and even those traveling in groups, the hostel prides itself on providing its visitors with a safe, fun, and inviting place to stay. Guests enjoy their on-site amenities such as a private backyard with games, a full kitchen, a common area, modern bathrooms, and walking distance to nearby restaurants and cafes.
- Central location
- Towels and linens included
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Co-work space
- Backyard games
- Laundry services
- Free parking
- Free Wi-Fi
The Headwaters Hostel offers several options for accommodations including a co-ed dorm an all-female, and a private room. The Co-ed dorm is upstairs and features four twin beds in one room and can be booked for a small group of friends or family. The female dorm is similar with all-female guests only.
And those that are looking for a bit more privacy, can book their private room. The room features a twin-over-queen bunk bed, sleeping up to three people.
- 217 W Agate Ave, Granby, CO 80446 | 970-425-6847
- Check prices, availability or book The Headwaters Hostel
Trail Riders Motel
Located in the heart of Granby, the Trail Riders Motel is the only motel in Granby that is located within walking distance to local restaurants and shops. Or venture outside of town with a 10-minute drive to Lake Granby, 15-minute drive to Grand Lake, and 16 miles to Rocky Mountain National Park.
- Walking distance to restaurants & shops
- Outdoor grill with two cornhole boards
- Free Wi-Fi
Affordable accommodations are basic, with rooms featuring one Queen-size bed or two Queen-size beds. All rooms have a microwave, small refrigerator, free Wi-Fi, and coffee.
- 215 E Agate Ave, Granby, CO 80446 | 970-887-3738
- Check prices, availability or book Trail Riders Motel
Inn at Silvercreek
Enjoy spacious accommodations, beautiful mountain views, and a plethora of on-site amenities at the Inn at Silvercreek. With a classic Colorado vibe, the large hotel offers a rustic-mountain feel, complete with today’s modern amenities. Its location is also ideal for all your outdoor adventures, including Rocky Mountain National Park and Winter Park Ski Resort.
- On-site restaurant
- Arcade & family room
- Fitness room
- Outdoor/Indoor pool
- Outdoor hot tubs & sauna
- Ski/snowboard rentals
- Pet-friendly (certain rooms)
- Free Wi-Fi
The inn offers 350 traditional hotel-style rooms, plus studios, lofts, and suites available. All accommodations feature modern amenities, a private balcony or patio, and mountain views. Studios and lofts include in-room fireplace, kitchen facilities, microwave, and a refrigerator.
- 62927 US-40, Granby, CO 80446 | 970-887-2131
- Check prices, availability or book Inn at Silvercreek
Rimrock Canyon Ranch
Who wouldn’t want to rent their own private ranch? Well, you can do just that at Rimrock Canyon Ranch. Located just five miles off US 40, Rimrock Canyon Ranch is a large ranch featuring a fully furnished four-bedroom ranch house, a private canyon with a trout-filled creek, small lake, and private access to BLM land. The land was originally granted to one of Teddy Roosevelt’s private guides in the early 1900s and has operated as a small family ranch for over 100 years.
- Private ranch house
- Private entrance
- Mountain views
- Outdoor patio
- Easy access to outdoor activities
- Free Wi-Fi
The four-bedroom house features two bathrooms, a full kitchen, sunroom with hot tub, outdoor patio, and 360-degree mountain views. Linens and towels are included, plus satellite T.V. There is a minimum of a three-night stay, and there is a caretaker on site for anything you might need during your stay.
- 1211 County Road 213 Parshall, CO 80468. | 250-539-5393
- Check prices, availability or book Rimrock Canyon Ranch
Antler Basin Ranch
Perfect for a family reunion or large group vacation, the Standing Bear Lodge at Antler Basin Ranch is another great option as a private lodging option in Granby. Nestled on a 280 private-acre retreat, the Standing Bear Lodge is surrounded by views of Rocky Mountain National Park and the Continental Divide. And because of its location, guests will enjoy easy access to biking, hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, and more.
The historic ranch was the first downhill and ski jump areas in Grand County in the 1950s. Guests today can still see the original tow equipment used.
- Private ranch property
- Mountain vista views
- Historic property
- On-site recreational activities/games
- Free Wi-Fi
Sleeping up to 12 people, the lodge is equipped with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, two-car garage, fitness room, and games like foosball and a ping pong table. The lodge rests at the end of a private one-mile drive, accessible even in winter.
- 966 Co Rd 57, Granby, CO 80446 | 303-619-2914
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C Lazy U Ranch
For the ultimate Colorado experience, stay at the all-inclusive C Lazy U Ranch. The historic dude-ranch has been providing its guests with the real Colorado experience for over 100 years. Guests will enjoy luxurious amenities, home-grown experiences, beautiful cabins, and gourmet meals. Feel free to explore on your own, but the ranch also offers a schedule of activities including horseback riding, fishing, trap shooting, archery, mountain biking, yoga, zip-line course, and so much more.
Aside from their on-site activities, guests will enjoy a family-style breakfast, lunch, and dinner from the resident executive chef and team. Plus, during the summer, guests can take part in the Woodsie Breakfast, which is a traditional cookout breakfast hosted outside. Don’t forget to treat yourself at their on-site spa overlooking Willow Creek. Rest and relax in one of six luxurious tents that are suspended over the river with a glass bottom, so you never lose sight of the view.
- All-inclusive resort
- Spacious property
- Mountain views
- On-site activities
- On-site spa
- Free Wi-Fi
The resort offers 40 guest ranch accommodations that include individual rooms and private cabins. Cabins are available in one, two, and three-bedroom configurations. All cabins include refrigerators, plush robes, updated furnishings, fireplace, spacious living areas, rustic-mountain accents, and scenic views.
- 3640 Colorado Hwy 125, Granby, CO 80446 | 970-887-3344
- Check prices, availability or book C Lazy U Ranch
Shadow Mountain Guest Ranch
A charming, yet casual, guest ranch in the heart of Granby, Shadow Mountain Guest Ranch has been providing Colorado retreats for guests since 1936. The ranch lies on acres of pristine landscape with a main lodge, historic cabins, and access to a variety of outdoor activities such as horseback riding, whitewater rafting, hunting, fishing, hiking, and more. The main lodge provides a common gathering place for guests where they can enjoy a living room, fireplace, and a large flat-screen T.V.
- Beautiful ranch setting
- Complimentary 30-minute horse trail ride
- Ranch-style campfire every night
- Historic cabins
- Free Wi-Fi
Each cabin on the property is an authentic log cabin, built between 1920 and the 1940s. Inside guests will find log furniture, full or partial kitchens, private bathrooms, and large outdoor decks. There is a total of seven cabins to choose from, each with their own distinct décor and theme.
- 5043 CO-125, Granby, CO 80446 | 970-887-9524
- Check prices, availability or book Shadow Mountain Guest Ranch
Drowsy Water Ranch
Live the ranchers’ life in luxury at the all-inclusive Drowsy Water Ranch. Guests will never be bored with the seemingly endless list of activities available. During a typical ranch week, guests can enjoy horseback riding, country dance night, community meals, raft trips, teepee building, just to name a few. As an all-inclusive resort, breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all provided. The main lodge is the hub of the ranch and is the perfect gathering place for all guests.
- All-inclusive dude-ranch
- Spacious grounds
- On-site store
- Scenic views
- Knowledgeable staff
- Free Wi-Fi
Whether you are on a family vacation or solo trip, the ranch offers a variety of accommodations to meet your travel needs. Choose from one, two, three, and four-bedroom cabins. Each cabin offers comfortable furnishings with unique mountain décor, including wood paneling and log construction.
- 1454 County Road #219, Granby, CO 80446 | 970-725-3456
- Check prices, availability or book Drowsy Water Ranch
That’s a roundup of the fine western accommodations available around Granby, Colorado. Enjoy your stay in this authentic Middle Park town.