Best Western CottonTree Inn

2221 W. Spruce, Rawlins, WY 82301-5149
Phone: +1 307-324-2737   |   Fax: 307/324-5011   |   122 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Our Rawlins hotel is a clean, comfortable hotel off I-80 in Wyoming and located close to North Platte River, a favorite for fishermen.

We're located near Sinclair with easy access to the town and the top destinations in that region. We're right off I-80 and one of only three full-service hotels in Rawlins, Wyoming. Halfway between Salt Lake City, Utah and Denver, Colorado, just four hours each way, we provide guests with a truly convenient location.

Located near Sinclair Refinery, business and leisure travelers alike enjoy the amenities at our Rawlins hotel. An onsite lounge with a dinner menu makes it easy to enjoy delectable meals without traveling far. The indoor pool and hot tub is an idyllic place to kick back after a long day. Pets are welcome here. We understand that you want to feel right at home while traveling.

The local Rochelle Ranch Golf Course is a must for guests who want to work on their swing. Music in the Park is an exciting event happening weekly during the summer months and is fun for the whole family. The Carbon County Fair is an exciting event that brings guests to our Rawlins hotel from around the region. However, many guests prefer spending the days at Saratoga Hot Springs which is free and open year-round.

At our Rawlins hotel, cleanliness, comfort and service is our foundation. Each staff member is dedicated to ensuring guests are well cared for. Enjoy luxury bedding, spacious rooms and great décor. The comfort of our guests always comes first, and we'll do our best to accommodate you if there's anything that might make your trip even better. Just ask, and staff members will go above and beyond to ensure your satisfaction.

Book your stay at Best Western CottonTree Inn to take advantage of the best service in town!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Cocktail lounge, 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Full dinner menu available
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Indoor pool Heated 24-hours
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat,pancakes, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free parking
  • Valet parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business center, 24-hours complimentary
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Hot tub 24-hours
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Exercise facility 24 Hour
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior/Exterior corridor
  • Multilingual staff, speaks English and Spanish
  • Porterage/bell services
  • Express check out
  • Late check out, based on availability
  • Computer available
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services
  • Hearing impaired services
  • Physically challenged facilities, ADA pool lift
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Restaurant and lounge on-site
  • Indoor pool and hot tub
  • Refrigerators and microwaves in rooms
  • Included breakfast for guests

Best Western CottonTree Inn

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Conveniently located, the best western cottontree inn in Rawlins, Wyoming is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 41.785625  /  Latitude: -107.261695


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 80 west. Take the Spruce Street exit to the Best Western CottonTree Inn.

From: Interstate 80 east. Take the Interstate 80 Business Route exit to the Best Western CottonTree Inn.

Best Western CottonTree Inn

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Carbon County Museum

Plan a visit to Wyoming and head to the southern section of the central region – there, you'll find Rawlins. A visit to Rawlins should mean some time spent at the Carbon County Museum. Opened in August of 1940 after a push from Rev. Hugh Fulton, the Carbon County Museum features nearly 30,000 items – historic artifacts, pictures, recreations, and plenty of local nostalgia. Your visit to the Carbon County Museum will yield specific insights into the early years of life in Rawlins.

Some of the permanent exhibits are built around locals of prominence. There's a spotlight on 19th century medicine, with exhibits celebrating the work of Dr. John Eugene Osborne, who was elected as the first governor of Wyoming in 1891. You'll also want to check out the exhibit on Dr. Lillian Heath, Wyoming's first female physician. There's a wealth of knowledge to glean – make your way to the Carbon County Museum soon.

Independence Rock

Independence Rock SHS

Visit Independence Rock in Wyoming

Reconnect with the rich history of the Cowboy State, during your visit to south-central Wyoming. Travel south of Casper on Highway 220, to reach the Independence Rock State Historic Site

Visit this historic site to see the large granite rock outcropping among the grassy prairie. The site's namesake, Independence Rock, stands nearly 130 feet high and measures 850 feet wide by 1,900 feet long.

This massive rounded rock has been visited by travelers since the 19th century, when pioneers passed by during their journey along the Emigrant Trail

During the 19th century, thousands of pioneers traveled past Independence Rock for many decades, leaving their inscriptions on the rock.

Visit this National Historic Site to see the remaining hundreds of names inscribed in the rock, from those early days. View the interpretive signs at the site, to learn more about its rich history, as you make your way to the rock.

Scramble to the top of the rock to view more engravings and to admire the views of the vast Wyoming plains. Be sure to capture a picture of this historic site for a remembrance of your visit. 

Medicine Bow National Forest

Covering a total of nearly 2.9 million acres, the Medicine Bow National Forest spreads from north-central Colorado into southeastern Wyoming, near Laramie and Rawlins. With a mix of forests and wide open grasslands, Medicine Bow National Forest provides an abundance of outdoor recreation. Hiking, fishing, trails for mountain biking, and even picnic areas can be found within Medicine Bow National Forest.

There's an array of wilderness areas for you to explore once you've made your way to Medicine Bow National Forest. From the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area to the Huston Park Wilderness Area, and even the Savage Run Wilderness Area, there's a seemingly endless amount of real estate for your to cover and experience – it's an authentic Wyoming outdoor experience.

Rawlins SummerFest

Found in Carbon County, the annual Rawlins SummerFest takes place in downtown Rawlins in mid-July. The Wyoming festival includes the Rawlins Jam motorcycle event, and the Outlaw Show N' Shine car show.

Rawlins SummerFest events include outhouse races, food and shopping, and outdoor movies at Carbon County Museum. Try a night tour of Wyoming Frontier Prison, enter an ice cream eating contest, and attend the Saturday night dance and BBQ.

Seminoe State Park

A real treasure in Wyoming, the Seminoe State Park is an ideal destination for those seeking outdoor adventures. You'll want to drive in from nearby Rawlins and check out all there is to do at Seminoe State Park. You'll want to find a nice spot and fish – the waters at Seminoe State Park are fed from the connected Seminoe Reservoir. Most anglers who fish at Seminoe tend to and trout and walleye.

Spring and summer are nearly ideal for a visit to Seminoe State Park – feel free to launch your boat and tool around on the waters of the Seminoe Reservoir, enjoy one of the many picnic areas, complete with tables and designated fire pits. There are also areas perfect for taking a dip into the water and cooling off – nothing says summer like cut-offs and lake water. Make your way to southern Wyoming soon, and have a blast at Semnioe State Park.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Historic Frontier Prison, The Wyoming Frontier Prison includes guided tours through the Prison, the Wyoming Peace Officers' Museum, a new exhibit on the current Wyoming State Penitentiary, and our own prison museum. The Old Pen Gift Shop is also on site along with the City of Rawlins walking path that will take you up to the old prison cemetery.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Carbon County Museum, The museum collection includes over 30,000 artifacts and archive items. Admission is free and open year round.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Carbon County Fairgrounds, Held in August, enjoy rodeo, fair entries, and demolition derby.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Fort Steele
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Saratoga Hot Springs, The Saratoga “Hobo Hot Pool” is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Open 24 hours a day all year, seven days a week, and FREE to the public, the pool is owned and maintained by the Town of Saratoga. The bath house is complete with showers and restroom facilities at the Hot Springs.
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Platte River
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Elk Mountain, Arlington Stage Station and Grand Encampment Museum
  • 70.00 mile(s) from Oregon Trail/ Mormon Trai
  • 94.00 mile(s) from Steamboat Springs
  • 100 mile(s) from Wyoming Colorado Excursio
  • 150 mile(s) from Fort Washakie Indian Rese
  • 250 mile(s) from Devil's Tower National Mo
  • 5 mile(s) from Walmart, Grocery, clothing, sports, auto, pharmacy.
  • 3 mile(s) from Bi-Rite Sports, hunting, sport, supplies
  • 3 mile(s) from Downtown Shops,

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Rochelle Ranch Golf Cours, Each year new golfers are tested by our challenging 18 holes of golf. Leagues, tournaments, and golf outings at Rochelle Ranch Golf Course are great ways to get together on the golf course. Be sure to take a look at what options are available to your group this year. Memberships are available for those interested in enjoying Rochelle Ranch to the fullest. There is always a new reason to enjoy a day of golf and fun times with family and friends at Rochelle Ranch. Golf is the ideal way to enjoy t
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Battle Lake
  • 14.00 mile(s) from fishing
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Lake Seminoe and recreati

Nearby Restaurants

  • Tournbuckle L, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, Full dinner menu available
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Cappy's Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Michael's Bar & Grill, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Aspen House, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Closed Sundays & Mondays
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Buck's Sports Grill, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

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