In the midst of a vibrant college town, the Best Western University Inn is just across the street from Colorado State University, and only blocks from historic Old Town. One of the top-rated hotels in Fort Collins, CO, guests have easy access nightlife, nature and popular local events, while enjoying upscale comfort and amenities.
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Outdoor enthusiasts are only minutes from Horsetooth Mountain and Reservoir where they can rock climb, fish, boat, water ski, or try their hands at scuba diving. Float along the Poudre River, or take a drive out to Rocky Mountain National Park. At the end of the day, soak sore muscles in the hot tub or take the plunge in our indoor pool.
In town, the hotel is close to local micro-breweries, restaurants, boutiques, theater and concert venues, as well as the Fort Collins Museum. Stroll through Old Town Fort Collins and learn about early settler life, while enjoying self-guided tours and food that will thrill any gourmand.
Our rooms are 100% non-smoking, have free high-speed Internet access and pillow top mattresses, for the best night's sleep possible. Microwaves and refrigerators are in every room, as are separate desk areas. Two room suites, which include one and a half baths, are ideal for business or family travel. Speaking of families, our pet-friendly policy means the entire family can visit.
Business travelers rave about our on-site business center, shipping services and catered meeting facility. The hotel's 1,200 square foot meeting room is ideal for conferences, presentations and special events. Hoping to stay fit while you are on the road? Our exercise facility is complimentary. And you can start every day with our free hot breakfasts.
Book early for great savings and availability during University special events. Enjoy your stay!
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We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $25.00 per day with a $150.00 per week maximum.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
We had the opportunity to spend three nights at this property while in town on family business. We stayed in the back building with hallway access. It was very quiet, clean and well maintained...
My wife and I recently spent seven nights at the Holiday Inn University in Fort Collins. We have stayed there a number of times over the past several years. We find the facility to be clean...
Toms River, New Jersey on 17-Dec-2019
Drove up for Thanksgiving with my son. Most businesses closed due to 20 inches of snow and the hotel thought ahead and provided complimentary sandwiches for lunch for those who didn’t have family...
Denver, Colorado on 04-Dec-2019
Bed bugs - handled graciously, but ick factor remains. Were supposed to stay two night with five rooms. Found bed bug morning after first night. Checked out to stay at another hotel. Staff was...
My in-room coffee maker didn't work properly: it leaked water outside of the cup placed below the coffee filter basket, resulting in less than a half cup of weak coffee. Also, the body wash dispenser...
Physically challenged services portable tub transfer bench, portable raised toilet seat
Physically challenged facilities ramps, door openers
Parking for the physically challenged
Ice/Vending machines one in guest laundry, one on second floor east building at south end
Outdoor parking $7 fee per night fee
Paid parking, 7.00 USD, fee per night
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Laundry/valet services available in coin operated machines for a nominal fee
Pets allowed in some rooms, east building not pet friendly
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
Cable satellite television
Free local calls
Iron, ironing board
DVD player available, Suites only
AM/FM alarm clock
AM/FM radio stereo
Desk/work area available
Adjoining rooms available, on request
Suites have two TVs, wetbar, second toilet room, sofa
All rooms have two free bottles of water per stay
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
Accessible table in eating area
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
Public restrooms accessible
Accessible fitness center
Accessible guest laundry facility
Accessible meeting room
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Telephones have volume control
0.10 mile(s) from US Forestry Department
1.00 mile(s) from CO Division of Wildlife
1.50 mile(s) from New Belgium Brewery, free tours and tastings at the home of Fat Tire Amber Ale and their other hand crafted micro-brews
1.50 mile(s) from Odell's Brewing Co.
2.00 mile(s) from Poudre Valley Hospital
2.50 mile(s) from Woodward Governor
2.50 mile(s) from CSU Veterinary Hospital, excellence in veterinary care; handles large & small animals.
6.00 mile(s) from Horsetooth Mountain/Reservoir, famous mountain with gaps overlooking town, hikeing, boat rentals at marina, beach, scenic drive
7.50 mile(s) from Anheuser-Busch Brewery, free tours, tastings, and visits with the world famous Clydesdale horses.
0.50 mile(s) from Old Town Fort Collins, enjoy Fort Collins' premier dining, entertainment, and shopping district just blocks from our hotel.
1.00 mile(s) from Fort Collins Museum, this quaint museum features local historical and regional cultural exhibits in our old public library building.
1.00 mile(s) from Aggie Theatre, music venue - live shows
1.00 mile(s) from The Lincoln Center, traveling and local plays, musicals & art.
2.00 mile(s) from The Farm at Lee Martinez
8.00 mile(s) from Swetsville Zoo, a quirky sculpture park made from recycled farm machinery and auto parts--there is always something new to discover here
10.00 mile(s) from Budweiser Event Center, home of the Larimer County Fair, concerts, shows
40.00 mile(s) from Rocky Mountain National Park
47.00 mile(s) from Shambhala Mountain Center, Buddhist Temple near Red Feather Lakes, Colorado. The Great Stupa 108' and 20' Buddha, visited by the Dalai Lama in 2006
0.50 mile(s) from Colorado State University
5.00 mile(s) from Front Range Community College
35.00 mile(s) from University of Northern CO, in Greeley
50.00 mile(s) from University of Wyoming, in Cheyenne
56.00 mile(s) from University of Colorado, Boulder
11.00 mile(s) from Loveland
30.00 mile(s) from Greeley
45.00 mile(s) from Cheyenne, Wyoming
45.00 mile(s) from Longmont
45.00 mile(s) from Estes Park
50.00 mile(s) from Boulder
55.00 mile(s) from Denver
1.50 mile(s) from Poudre River, follow the foot trail by the river as it meanders through Fort Collins
2.00 mile(s) from City Park, public lake with boats, an outdoor swimming pool, 9 Hole golf course. A great way to spend the afternoon.
2.00 mile(s) from Edora Pool & Ice Center, (EPIC) indoor swimming pool, skating rink, large park that includes a frisbee golf course
5.00 mile(s) from Horsetooth Mountain & Resevoir, hiking, boat rentals, beach, bouldering
6.00 mile(s) from Lory State Park, beautiful trails shared with hikers, horses, mountain bikes.
7.00 mile(s) from Fort Collins Soccer Complex, recreational playing fields for many of the regions soccer events
11.00 mile(s) from Poudre Canyon, plan a day of hiking, biking or fishing along the beautiful Cache la Poudre River
0.50 mile(s) from Old Town Fort Collins
2.50 mile(s) from Foothills Fashion Mall
6.00 mile(s) from Front Range Village
17.00 mile(s) from Prime Outlet Mall
17.00 mile(s) from Centerra
65.00 mile(s) from Denver International Airport
14.00 mile(s) from Fort Collins Loveland Municipal Airport
48.00 mile(s) from Cheyenne Airport, Cheyenne Regional Airport offers commercial service to Denver International Airport (DIA), Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and regularly scheduled charter flights to Wendover, NV.