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Escape to this award winning, non-smoking Buena Vista, Colorado hotel with breathtaking views of Mt. Princeton.

Welcome to the Best Western Vista Inn where guests will find all of the amenities and outstanding service customers expect from the Best Western name. Guests staying at this Buena Vista hotel will enjoy well appointed guest rooms featuring cable television and free high speed internet access. Start the day off right with a complimentary breakfast buffet, a refreshing dip in the hotels indoor swimming pool and spa. The onsite View Cafe & Gifts is a great place for afternoon espresso, smoothie, snack and pastry, as well as gifts for all occasions.

The Best Western Vista Inn is close to historic downtown Buena Vista as well as a variety of outdoor activities including the headwaters of the Arkansas River for whitewater river rafting, fishing, biking, horseback riding and hiking. Ski Cooper and Monarch Ski Area are nearby offering the best in winter skiing and snowmobiling. The Best Western Vista Inn is the hotel of choice because of its proximity to mountain climbing in the Collegiate Peaks Range, the top of the Continental Divide at Cottonwood Pass and natural hot springs pools.

The friendly, helpful staff at the Best Western Vista Inn is ready to ensure a fun filled memorable stay in Buena Vista, Colorado. Make a reservation today.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

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
No pets allowed
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 5 mile(s) from Natural Hot Springs, soak in the spring fed 135-degrees natural hot springs pools
  • 15 mile(s) from Cottonwood Pass, top of the continental divide, great snowmobiling, hiking, snowshoeing, mountain biking and panoramic views
  • 20 mile(s) from St. Elmo, ghost town, mining town and antique store
  • 30 mile(s) from Independence Pass, beautiful views, scenic highway to Aspen, hiking and fishing areas
  • 40 mile(s) from Monarch Ski Area, family ski area
  • 40 mile(s) from Ski Cooper, family ski area
  • 50 mile(s) from Copper Mountain, Club Med and family ski area
  • 80 mile(s) from Garden of the Gods, magnificent sandstone rock formations, some over 3 million years old
  • 82 mile(s) from Royal Gorge, the world's highest suspension bridge
  • 90 mile(s) from Pikes Peak area, highest railroad in United States, museum, hiking


  • Across the street from Buffalo Bar and Grill
  • .1 mile(s) from Pizza Hut
  • .2 mile(s) from Evergreen Cafe
  • .2 mile(s) from Casa del Sol
  • .2 mile(s) from The Rooster's Crow
  • .2 mile(s) from The Clay Cafe
  • .5 mile(s) from Quincy's Steak House
  • .5 mile(s) from K's Dairy Delight
  • .5 mile(s) from The Missing Spoon
  • .5 mile(s) from Pizza Works
  • 1 mile(s) from Paradise
  • 1 mile(s) from Bongo Billy's Coffee House
  • 2 mile(s) from Sophie's
  • 3 mile(s) from Coyote Cantina Mexican Restaurant

Nearby Cities

  • 30 mile(s) from Salida
  • 34 mile(s) from Leadville
  • 37 mile(s) from Fairplay
  • 59 mile(s) from Breckenridge
  • 62 mile(s) from Vail
  • 65 mile(s) from Aspen
  • 82 mile(s) from Canon City
  • 86 mile(s) from Cripple Creek
  • 94 mile(s) from Colorado Springs
  • 117 mile(s) from Denver


  • 1 mile(s) from Fishing
  • 2 mile(s) from Arkansas River ,some of the best white water rafting can be found here
  • 2 mile(s) from River Park , with tennis and volleyball courts
  • 3 mile(s) from Collegiate Golf Course
  • 5 mile(s) from Collegiate Peaks Range mountain climbing offering over a dozen 14,000 foot plus peaks
  • 10 mile(s) from Snowmobile areas
  • 5 mile(s) from Horseback riding, group rides, wagon, trails and barbeque
  • 5 mile(s) from ATV and all wheel drive recreational area
  • 5 mile(s) from Cross country skiing
  • 10 mile(s) from Ice fishing
  • 5 mile(s) from Various great fly fishing spots, at the Arkansas River


  • 60 mile(s) from Outlet Malls, offering discount clothing, house wares, shoes, etc


  • 90 mile(s) from Colorado Springs Airport
  • 135 mile(s) from Denver International Airport