Very Good 916 Reviews
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What We Love

  • Ski-in, ski-out location at Crested Butte Mountain Resort
  • Full range of amenities, including pool, hot tub, spa and fitness center
  • Enhanced kitchenette in each room
  • Friendly, young staff who share local intel
  • Free WiFi
  • A portion of each pet fee donated to a local animal rescue group

What To Know

  • A resort fee of $21.32 per night will be collected at the Jetsetter checkout
  • The hotel is pet-friendly, with a $35 per pet, per night, fee
  • Guestrooms were last renovated in 2009
  • Location is at the ski area, three miles from the town of Crested Butte
  • After après winds down, the base area is relatively quiet
  • The hotel’s name is no exaggeration — the elevation here is about 9,380 feet, so take time to acclimate, drink water and wear sunscreen


  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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The Review

Located in Crested Butte (Mount Crested Butte), Elevation Hotel and Spa is minutes from Crested Butte Mountain Resort and Trailhead Discovery Museum. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Trailhead Childrens Museum and Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce.

Make yourself at home in one of the 262 guestrooms, featuring kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and flat-screen televisions are provided for your entertainment.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You’re sure to appreciate the convenience of ski-in/ski-out access at this hotel, which also features an indoor pool and a sauna. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel’s restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café, and room service (during limited hours) is provided. Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Crested Butte? This hotel has 21000 square feet (1951 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

How to Get There

Elevation Hotel and Spa
500 Gothic Rd
Crested Butte, CO 81225 United States


4.0 Very Good 916 Reviews
Elevation fine customers wasted and loud in hallway every damm time
Reviewed 1 month ago

Elevation has comfortable beds and nice rooms. I have stayed there frequently and loud drunk people in the hallways seems to be a reoccurring theme.
So sleepless nights are also a reoccurring theme. There is no other better place to stay.

Could be better
Reviewed 1 month ago

We stopped here for a weekend. I suspect the room had not been cleaned for a while, as you could write your name in the dust on the furniture. The room was a decent size, and the bed was comfortable. There is no reason why this hotel should not be one of the best in the region, but it is let down by the staff, some who are offhand with the guests. It is fare to say this hotel needs to up its game, as I would not consider stopping here again.

Big let down
Reviewed 2 months ago

We went to Elevation in July 2018. The Unit was OK, not worth what they charged The staff was so very bad. Many could not speak English and many did not care that you needed some help with different things. They must not have known the answers to our questions so they just said what they thought it should be. I got sick from the altitude and the NEW Manager did let us out of our longer stay which we really appreciated. I wish the new Manager good luck because he will really need a miracle to turn that one around.

Worst experience in lodging...ever
Reviewed 2 months ago

My wife and I had a reservation here as part of our honeymoon trip. When we got to our room, she discovered many small black hairs and several long blond ones all over the sheets...disgusting. We went back to the front desk and asked to move rooms. Our new room had the same problem. We called and this time a hotel employee accompanied us to a third room--the bed sheets again had hairs all over them. My wife turned to the employee and asked "would you sleep here?" and he just sheepishly smiled. It wasn't the managers fault--but clearly a major housekeeping problem. We had to cancel our reservation, and since the town was booked solid, had to drive 30 miles late at night to find clean bedding in Gunnison. Not the greatest day for our honeymoon. They did refund my reservation, but never so much as an apology afterward...terrible experience.

Reviewed 2 months ago

When I checked in the woman in front of me was asked if she wanted food because the restaurant was going to close in 30 minutes it was 9:30 p.m. one minute later I told the clerk I wanted to get food he told me the restaurant was closed he didn't talk to anyone who you said it was closed. I'm here at a conference the breakfast Horrible no milk some half rotten fruitwhat up to get food from the restaurant breakfast the avocado toast was super dry cold toast with rotten black avocado on it tried three more times to order lunch the only guy in the restaurant was too busy on his phone and his computer to literally even talk to me he slid me an iPad I figured out how to order on it but it didn't work I want to try to go back to ask him he was bothered by being interrupted. Food at the lunches was terrible one day nothing three types of pasta which was very chewy no bread vegetables anything else no salt on any of the tables for any of the meals. No condiments no Pepper or nothing. I know it's off season here and they staff down but they should not even be open this is the worst service I've ever seenat what would otherwise be a halfway decent hotel. All the workers are completely disinterested they're here to ski and like most ski areas in Colorado they're pissed off that they have to actually go do some work so they can live here and ski and it shows in their attitude so professional conference was ever held here again I would not attend