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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.

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!

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
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.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 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.
  • 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, is historic, century-old music hall with live performances by local and big-name bands.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from The Lincoln Center, is situated in the heart of Fort Collins and is the premier multi-venue performing and visual arts center in northern Colorado.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from The Farm at Lee Martinez, is an educational zoo where children can feed animals, view farm equipment and ride ponies.
  • 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, is a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Loveland, Colorado. The arena is located on The Ranch and is owned by Larimer County, Colorado.
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Rocky Mountain National P, in northern Colorado spans the Continental Divide and encompasses protected mountains, forests and alpine tundra. It's known for the Trail Ridge Road and the Old Fall River Road, drives that pass aspen trees and rivers. The Keyhole Route, a climb crossing vertical rock faces, leads up Longs Peak, the park’s tallest mountain. A trail surrounding Bear Lake offers views of the peaks.
  • 47.00 mile(s) from Shambhala Mountain Center, is a Buddhist Temple near Red Feather Lakes, Colorado. The Great Stupa 108' and 20' Buddha, visited by the Dalai Lama in 2006.


  • 2 block(s) from Nick's Italian, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, low-key spot for NYC-style pizzas, pastas & other Italian staples, plus a full bar with draft beer
  • 2 block(s) from Dazbog Coffee, Cafe, International, Open for: breakfast, lunch, Russian-themed coffeehouse chain serving organic coffees alongside sandwiches & pastries
  • 3 block(s) from Siagon Grill III, Full Service, Vietnamese, Open for: lunch, dinner, easygoing standby for Vietnamese noodle soups, rice dishes & other classic fare, plus bubble tea
  • .40 mile(s) from Colorado Room, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, locally owned hangout with sandwiches, art on the walls, ample outdoor seating & local craft beers
  • .50 mile(s) from Los Tarascos, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, festive family-owned fixture with a colorful bar preparing Mexican classics spiced to taste
  • .50 mile(s) from The Mayor of Old Town, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, an ample local & international beer list served in a high-ceilinged taproom with an outdoor patio with full menu
  • .80 mile(s) from Urban Egg, Cafe, American, Open for: breakfast, daytime breakfast eatery
  • 1 mile(s) from Austin's American Grill, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, hearty American dishes with Southwestern touches served in casual quarters with a sidewalk cafe
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Snooze, Cafe, American, Open for: breakfast, vibrant, retro chain serving a seasonal menu of creative breakfast & lunch fare, plus cocktails
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Rio Grande, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, vibrant Mexican specialist with offshoots around the state offering margaritas & classic cooking
  • 1.30 mile(s) from The Still Whiskey Steaks, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, American diner serving whiskey-marinated steaks & sustainably sourced burgers, with private events


  • 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

Nearby Cities

  • 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 mile(s) from Denver International Airport, Groome Shuttle service from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins (970) 226-5533
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Northern Colorado Regional 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.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Greyhound bus station
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Fort Collins