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Pet Friendly Lodging in Winter Park, Colorado

Hotels, Motels, and Lodges that Welcome Pets on Ski Vacations or Summer Trips

By G. Kunkel

(This article was originally published on Yahoo! Voices on 1/17/2011)

Traveling with pets while on a ski vacation can prove challenging when trying to book pet friendly lodging. In Winter Park, Colorado a number of pet friendly hotels and lodges are available. Available lodging can satisfy a variety of budgets, locations, and desired amenities. Pet fees range from $0-50.

Valley Hi Motel

The Valley Hi Motel is a budget and pet-friendly motel in the heart of downtown Winter Park, Colorado. It is close to the free winter bus route, restaurants, and downtown attractions. Amenities include free WiFi, hot tub, cable tv, large rooms for dressing, and locked ski storage. All size dogs and cats are welcome. Pet policy – $10 pet fee.

Trip Advisor reviews – http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g33701-d1109353-Reviews-Valley_Hi_Motel-Winter_Park_Colorado.html

79025 US Highway 40,
P.O. Box 947
Winter Park, CO 80482

Best Western Alpenglo Lodge

The Best Western Alpenglo Lodge is located in the heart of downtown Winter Park, Colorado. Restaurants, local attractions, and the free ski resort shuttle are just minutes away. Amenities include free WiFi in public areas, free continental breakfast, and business facilities. Rooms include cable tv and free local phone calls. It is a smoke free property. Pets are allowed with a credit card security deposit. Pet fee is $10/nightly with a $50 maximum charge per stay.

Trip Advisor reviews – http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g33701-d598065-Reviews-Best_Western_Alpenglo_Lodge-Winter_Park_Colorado.html

78665 US Highway 40
Winter Park, CO 80482

Winter Park Mountain Lodge

The Winter Park Mountain Lodge is located just across US Highway 40 from Winter Park Resort. Restaurants, shopping, and downtown Winter Park, Colorado are just minutes away via the free ski shuttle system. Amenities include an indoor pool, hot tubs, free WiFi in public areas, a microbrewery, ski storage, and business services. Rooms feature free local phone calls, internet access (fee), and cable tv. All guest rooms are non-smoking.

Designated pet-friendly rooms are located in the back of the lodge. Pet fees are charged on a per stay basis. Pet fee is $25 for the first pet and $10 for additional pets. Pet fees are paid upon check-in.

Trip Advisor reviews – http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g33701-d209921-Reviews-Winter_Park_Mountain_Lodge-Winter_Park_Colorado.html

81699 US Highway 40
Winter Park, Colorado 80482

Beaver Village Lodge

The Beaver Village Lodge is located on the southern entrance of Winter Park, Colorado when coming from the ski resort. It lies within easy walking distance of shopping and dining at Cooper Creek Square and downtown activities. It has a free continental breakfast, sauna, hot tub, laundry, ski storage, and free WiFi in public areas. Room amenities include free local phone calls, and satellite tv. All size pets are welcome with no additional fee.

Away reviews – http://vacation.away.com/hotels/travel-ld-cid306398-winter-park-hotelid790783-beaver-village-lodge-hotel.html

79303 US Hwy 40
Winter Park, CO 80482

The Vintage Hotel

The Vintage Hotel in conveniently located at Winter Park Resort at the base of Village Cabriolet lift. Shopping and dining are available in The Village at Winter Park or in downtown Winter Park via the hotel shuttle. Amenities include on site restaurant, free WiFi, hot tub, sauna, outdoor pool, game room, laundry, ski lockers, and exercise room. All size pets are welcome. Pet fee is $25.

Trip Advisor reviews – http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g33701-d272656-Reviews-The_Vintage_Resort_Hotel_Conference_Center-Winter_Park_Colorado.html

100 Winter Park Drive
Winter Park, CO 80482

Viking Lodge

The Viking Lodge is conveniently located next to shopping and dining at Cooper Creek Square in downtown Winter Park, Colorado. It lies on the free ski bus system and is very budget-friendly. Amenities include mini-fridges, tv, sauna, game room, pool table, and free WiFi. No pet fees.

Trip Advisor reviews – http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g33701-d643815-Reviews-Viking_Lodge_and_Management-Winter_Park_Colorado.html

P.O. Box 89
Winter Park, CO 80482

High Mountain Lodge Bed & Breakfast Country Inn

The High Mountain Lodge Bed & Breakfast Country Inn lies four miles west of Fraser, Colorado and well away from the noisy all-night train traffic in-town. Winter Park Resort, shopping, and dining are still only minutes away. Amenities include king-size beds, fireplaces, billiards, sauna, indoor pool, breakfast, supper, and a happy hour every afternoon.

Well-mannered dogs and their owners are welcome into all rooms. Pet fee is $15/night, which includes a dog welcome basket. Dog policies can be viewed at http://www.highmountainlodge.com/policies.html

P.O. Box 1888
425 County Road 5001
Winter Park, Colorado 80482
(970) 726-5958
(800) 319-8006

Pinnacle Lodge

The Pinnacle Lodge is the newest lodging choice in Winter Park /Fraser, Colorado. It is conveniently located next to the Safeway grocery store in Fraser with easy access to the free ski bus system. Amenities include an indoor pool, hot tub, arcade, free continental breakfast, laundry, exercise room, wifi in the lobby, a business center,and meeting space. Specific rooms are designated as pet-friendly and must be booked in advance. Pet fee: a non-refundable fee is required.

Trip Advisor reviews – http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g33431-d235493-Reviews-The_Pinnacle_Lodge-Fraser_Colorado.html

108 Zerex Street
Fraser, Colorado 80442, United States
(970) 722-7631
800-834-9638 – Reservations

There is a variety of pet-friendly lodging in Winter Park, Colorado. There’s no need to leave Fido or Fluffy at home on your next ski vacation to Winter Park Resort.

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