One of southern Colorado’s best-kept secrets, the town of La Veta, Spanish for the word “the vein,” offers a laid-back atmosphere with plenty of history, beautiful scenery, and unique hotels. It’s nestled within the beautiful Spanish Peaks Country and along the Scenic Highway of Legends
The town is a destination for outdoor enthusiasts, ranchers, and artists. On the mountain, visitors looking for outdoor adventures enjoy easy access to hiking, biking, camping, four-wheeling, fishing, and more. In town, discover a thriving art scene that is the art hub of the Spanish Peaks region.
La Veta is home to the Center for the Performing Arts, art galleries, the La Veta School for the Arts, and much more. Plus, enjoy local restaurants, museums, and other retail shops in the historic downtown.
Whether you’re there for the weekend or a week-long vacation, travelers will find a variety of lodging options in La Veta, from affordable cozy cabins to charming historic inns. Find your home away from home with these best hotels and accommodations.
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Here are our choices for the best hotels in La Veta, CO, in no particular order:
La Veta Inn
Find elegance, charm, and historic details, all at an affordable rate at the La Veta Inn. Originally built as the La Veta Hotel in 1833, you can’t deny the historic past of this hotel, especially for those who say it is haunted by ghosts of the past. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown, the boutique hotel is near many in-town attractions such as the Francisco Fort Museum, shops, and restaurants.
At the inn, guests enjoy the on-site restaurant and bar serving New American cuisine in both a casual bistro setting and with a fine dining menu, plus live music, and special events. The outside courtyard, complete with a fireplace and seating area, makes for a great place to gather, and recant stories of the day’s adventures.
- Downtown location
- Mountain views
- Updated rooms
- On-site restaurant & bar
- Outside courtyard with firepit and views
- Pet-friendly options
- Free Wi-Fi
Choose from 17 renovated rooms that offer a little bit of luxury with rugged details reminiscent of the Colorado Rockies. Come stay in one of the historic rooms that were originally built when the hotel opened, each individually decorated by a local artist. Or bring your pet and stay in the pet-friendly Courtyard suites that offer a bit more room and direct access to the courtyard.
If you plan on staying a while or traveling with more people, consider the two-bedroom Wahatoya Suite. In all the rooms and suites, enjoy special details such as lavish Chae Organics bath products, plush towels and linens, high-end comfortable mattresses, and artisanal coffees and teas.
- 103 W Ryus Ave, La Veta, CO 81055 | 719-742-5566
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Two Fox Cabins
If you’re looking for a cozy cabin to rent in La Veta, then check out the assortment from Two Fox Cabins. Affordable cabins with all the amenities of the home are just a click away on their rental website. The newly remodeled and updated cabins offer the rustic look and feel of a cabin with today’s modern amenities.
Choose from 13 different cabins that accommodate anywhere from two to four people. Each offers its own look and feel with decorative details capturing the southwest and Colorado’s mountain style. Each cabin provides its own unique amenities, but most have a full kitchen or kitchenette, living space, a fireplace, private bathrooms, outdoor space, and free Wi-Fi.
- 404 S Oak St, La Veta, CO 81055 | 719-742-0260
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Start planning your getaway to Spanish Peaks Country with a stay in one of these hotels in La Veta! You’ll get to journey there onboard the Highway of Legends, a national scenic byway connecting Walsenburg with Trinidad.