BEST WESTERN Laramie Inn & Suites

1767 N Banner Road, Laramie, WY 82072-6794
Phone: 307/745-5700   |   Fax: 307/745-5707   |   60 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Division one athletics at the University of Wyoming, including basketball and football, attract sports fans to our Laramie hotel from around the country.

Our Laramie hotel is close to a variety of dining options, such as Italian at Luciano's, Mexican at Corona Village and Thai at Anong's. Favorite chain restaurants like Applebee's are just six miles away. Guests enjoy the eclectic dining in the area with 20 locally owned restaurants, bars and coffee shops, such as Coal Creek Coffee, the New Mandarin, Jeffries Pizza, and delicious vegetarian cuisine at Sweet Melissa's.

Guests are only three miles from historic downtown Laramie and minutes from the Historic Territorial Prison, Ivinson Mansion and art museums. Hunting and rock climbing are favorite activities at nearby Vedauwoo National Park. If you'd prefer to get away from it all while still being close to cities and national attractions, our Laramie hotel is only 180 miles from Denver, 90 miles from Saratoga Hot Springs and 70 miles from Fort Collins, and the Yellowstone National Park is 300 miles away.

An 18-hole golf course is only five minutes away from our Laramie hotel. Favorite summer activities include rafting, kayaking, hiking and fishing, while the winters are reserved for snow shoeing and snowmobiling. The local Rec center features multiple pools, whirlpools and a fitness center.

Oil industry workers call our Laramie hotel their home away from home while traveling on business. We're also proud to host pipeline workers and wind farm workers. Employees of the National Armory, WYO Tech Automotive, truck drivers and UPS drivers are also regular guests.

We're a short drive from Meadow Bow National Forest and the Cheyenne Frontier Days. Surrounded by mountains and forests, natural beauty is in abundance with regular sightings of deer, antelope, birds and foxes.

Book your room that's nestled in the mountain range at BEST WESTERN Laramie Inn & Suites for a real getaway!

King and double queen suites are large rooms no separate living area. Sofas are not sleeper sofas.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items
  • Indoor pool heated
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility Open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. recombent bike,
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff English, Spanish, Indian, Hindi
  • Guest laundry 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. $3.00
  • Safe deposit box at front desk
  • Cable or satellite television 60 cable channels
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services $1.00 per page incoming and outgoing
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Mail services leave mail at front desk
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • High-speed Internet access and Analog dial up dataports available.
  • Interior corridor

BEST WESTERN Laramie Inn & Suites

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Longitude: 41.328675  /  Latitude: -105.609305

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: The west. Take Interstate 80 to Exit 310. Make a left turn, at the first light turn left, the BEST WESTERN Laramie Inn & Suites is on the corner.

From: The east. Take Interstate 80 to Exit 310. Make a right turn, at the first light turn left, the BEST WESTERN Laramie Inn & Suites is on corner.

BEST WESTERN Laramie Inn & Suites

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

Ames Monument

At a cost of $65,000, the Ames Monument was successfully completed in 1882, serving as a monument to the Ames brothers. Oakes and Oliver Ames used their wealth and influence to help guide the completion of the first coast to coast railroad in North America. The Union Pacific Railroad Company commissioned American architect Henry Hobson Richardson to design and build the monument.

The Ames Monument is found off of Ironhorse Road and Monument Road in rural Wyoming, nearly 20 miles southeast from nearby Laramie. The Ames Monument stands at 60 feet tall and is a monolithic pyramid. The grounds of the Ames Monument are open all year long, 24 hours per day, with zero fees to visit and explore. Be sure to make time for a quick visit to the Ames Monument on your next visit to Wyoming.

Cheyenne Regional Airport

A joint civil-military airpark, the Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS) serves the city of Cheyenne, and other communities in southeastern Wyoming like Laramie and Wheatland. Formerly Jerry Olson Field, CYS is a focus city for Great Lakes Airlines, and supports cargo airlines like FedEx Express, Key Lime Air, and UPS Airlines.

Covering 1,060 acres, CYS features two runways and one terminal. Established in 1911, CYS is also home to the Cheyenne Air National Guard Base, and is owned by the Cheyenne Regional Airport Board.

Happy Jack Recreation Area

Set in the Medicine Bow National Forest, the Happy Jack Recreation Area is located in southeast Wyoming – just 10 miles east of Laramie and less than an hour northwest of Cheyenne. Set off Interstate 80 and Wyoming State Route 210, HJRA features trails surrounding Pole Mountain – with a top elevation of 8,850 feet.

The Happy Jack Recreation Area is a four-season destination – ideal for mountain biking and trail running during the summer, and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter. Rest easy at a Best Western hotel in Laramie after a day on the trails.

Laramie Jubilee Days

Called Wyoming’s Hometown Celebration, Laramie Jubilee Days is held annually in July at the Albany County Fairgrounds and downtown Laramie, Wyoming. Established in 1940, LBD features a carnival, shopping, food, and the Mr. T Bull Riding Golf Tournament.

Jubilee Days attendees are treated with the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade along 2nd Street, the Miss Laramie Jubilee Days contest, and PRCA rodeo events like the Kids Horse Show, Mr. T Extreme Bull Riding, and WPRA Barrel Racing.

Laramie Regional Airport

Owned by Laramie Regional Airport Board, the Laramie Regional Airport (LAR) is set in southeastern Wyoming, serving the city of Laramie. A primary commercial service airport, LAR features two runways and one terminal – built in 1959. LAR is served by United Express airlines, operated by SkyWest Airlines.

Formerly known as Brees Field, LAR was established in 1934, and covers 1,580 acres. LAR also neighbors the University of Wyoming, and the Wyoming Technical Institute.

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.

University of Wyoming

Established in 1886, University of Wyoming is a public land-grant university located in Laramie, Wyoming. The flagship campus, UW features seven colleges, and offers more than 190 undergraduate, graduate, and certificate degrees.

The UW campus encompasses the American Heritage Center, a history museum featuring artifacts, documents, and the Toppan Library, and the UW Geological Museum – home to the famed “Big Al” Allosaurus exhibit.

Wyoming Territorial Prison

History buffs love spending time in Southern Wyoming. Numerous historical sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places are found in Laramie. One such site, is the Wyoming Territorial Prison. This site features the prison building, built in 1872, which housed over 1,000 men and twelve women. Robert LeRoy Parker, otherwise known as "Butch Cassidy", was among those men held behind the prison bars.

The prison was used from 1872 until 1903. After that, the prisoners were moved to Rawlins, Wyoming. The prison, the Warden's house and Prison Industries building were used by the College of Agriculture at the University of Wyoming, as an experiment station for a number of years.

In 1989, the prison and the accompanying buildings were restored to preserve their historical value. While in Laramie, be sure to add the prison site to your list of must-see historical attractions. The Ivinson Mansion and Grounds, the East Side School and the Fort Sanders Guardhouse, all located in Laramie, are among the twenty historical sites listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Stay close to these wonderful sites, in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy your time in Southern Wyoming.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Vedauwoo National Park, Campground and recreation area; hiking, rock climbing.
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Snowy Range Ski Area, skiing, snowboarding and snow shoeing.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from WY Historic Prison Museum, Federal Territorial Prison from 1872 to 1903.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Ivinson Mansion, the Laramie Plains Museum is located in the Ivinson Mansion.
  • 78.00 mile(s) from Saratoga Hot Springs, outdoor Mineral Hot Springs, free to public open 24-hours a day, all year long.
  • 400 mile(s) from Yellowstone National Park, Old Faithful
  • 119 mile(s) from FT Laramie National Monument, established a fur trading post in 1834, evolved into a largest and best known military post on the Northern Plains.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Historic Downtown Laramie, restaurants, historic train deport and many local shops.

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 50.00 mile(s) from Cheyenne, the capital of Wyoming and largest city
  • 67.00 mile(s) from Fort Collins Colorado, home of the Colorado State University
  • 102 mile(s) from Greely, Colorado, home of the University of Northern Colorado
  • 125 mile(s) from Boulder, Colorado, home of the University of Colorado
  • 150 mile(s) from Denver, Colorado, capital of Colorado, home of the Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche and Colorado Rockies
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Union Pacific Railroad
  • 4 mile(s) from Wyoming Technical Institute
  • 5 mile(s) from University of Wyoming

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Laramie Community Recreation Center, swimming pool, walking track and outdoor snack bar.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Jacoby Golf Course, 18 Hole golf course located on the University of Wyoming Campus. One of the most unique public golf courses in the nation.
  • 23.00 mile(s) from Curt Gowdy Lake, and picnic area

Nearby Restaurants

  • Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this Laramie, Wyoming hotel.
  • Adjacent to Wendys, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Open 24 hours, 7 days a week.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Fast Food, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., 7 days a week.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Shari, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Open 24 hours, 7 days a week.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Iron Skillet, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Open 24 hours, 7 days a week.
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Applebees, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Sweet Melissa Cafe, Cafe, Vegetarian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Downtown Laramie. Vegetarian Cuisine.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Altitude Chophouse & Brewery, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Local Cuisine and Bar. Great place for entertaining Clients.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Elmer Lovejoy's Bar/Grill, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

BEST WESTERN Laramie Inn & Suites

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Laramie. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

July 2014

July 22-26, 2014
Park County Fair Powell fills with great livestock shows, carnival games, and live entertainment for this traditional fair. Times vary per day.
July 18-27, 2014
Cheyenne Frontier Days Join in on the World’s Largest Outdoor Rodeo and Western Celebration. Along with exciting rodeo events there will be musical performances by some of the biggest names in country music such as Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw, and Gary Allan among the many.

July 2014

Thursday Evenings
July 10 - August 21, 2014

Concerts in the Park Bring a blanket or lawn chair out to the Cody City Park and enjoy live music performances each Thursday at 6 p.m.
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