Best Western

Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel

116 E Park Street, Thermopolis, WY 82443-2440
Phone: +1 307-864-2939   |   Fax: 307/864-2927   |   36 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

This historic Thermopolis, Wyoming Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel offers immaculate accommodations and a beautiful location in Hot Springs State Park, next to the Big Horn River and near the Wyoming Dinosaur Museum and Wind River Canyon. The hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is fully modernized.

This Thermopolis, WY hotel is within walking distance of all the Hot Springs State Park attractions including the Swinging Bridge, State Bath House, Rainbow Terraces and Buffalo Pasture. Visitors of this Wyoming Best Western also explore the area by reveling in the sights of Wind River Canyon, Boysen Lake and Reservoir and Legend Rock Petroglyph Site.

Many also visit this Thermopolis hotel to swim, golf, bowl, horseback ride, white river raft, and hunt. Guests can also unwind by soaking in the Hot Springs mineral pools or dining at one of the six restaurants within two miles of this Thermopolis, WY hotel.

This Thermopolis, WY hotel is also located along the same highway taken to Yellowstone National Park, which is just a few hours away.

Each spacious and cozy room at this Thermopolis hotel offers many of the comforts of home, including HD satellite television with HBO®, high-speed internet access, single serve coffee maker, mini refrigerators and microwaves, and more. Drift off to sleep in these comfortable beds each night and greet the day with a complimentary hot full breakfast complete with cereals, breads, yogurt, Danish, scrambled eggs, bagels, fresh fruit, coffee, juice and milk.

Unwind and relax after a day of working or sightseeing at this Thermopolis, WY hotel's outdoor seasonal heated pool and all year round mineral water hot tub. This Thermopolis hotel also offers guests many other wonderful amenities, such as children's activities, a business center, on and off-site conference services and free parking.

For welcoming service and an affordable stay, book a room at this Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel today. Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Outdoor pool heated, open seasonally Memorial Day through Labor Day
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, fruit, hot eggs, breakfast sausage, waffles, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jogging
  • Bicycling
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Nature preseve and trails
  • Ice/vending machine
  • Baggage hold
  • Mail services
  • Hot tub natural mineral tub onsite/additional mineral tubs within walking distance
  • Parking for the Physically challenged
  • Free parking outdoors
  • Business center, 24 hours, printer available
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • 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
  • Exter corridor
  • Cable or satellite television, HD Satellite TV
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Meeting facilities, seating for up to 30
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged facilities Pool lift for natural mineral water hot tub.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel

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Conveniently located, the best western plus plaza hotel in Thermopolis, 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: 43.650585  /  Latitude: -108.200575


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north or south. Take U.S. Route 20 in Thermopolis in the Hot Springs State Park. The Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel is just ahead.

From: The west. Take State Route 120 turn left at stop light in Thermopolis, follow signs to Hot Springs State Park. The Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel is just ahead.

Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel

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

Hot Springs State Park

In 1897, Hot Springs State Park, located in Thermopolis, became the first state park in Wyoming. This park contains Big Horn Hot Springs, a mineral hot springs, that flow over colorful Rainbow terraces. The water remains a constant 135 degrees Fahrenheit.

Be sure to bring your camera to capture the flower gardens, beautiful terraces and travertine formations. Enjoy walking along the suspension foot bridge that crosses the Big Horn River. Stay close to this natural wonder and make the most of your time in Thermopolis. 

Legend Rock State Petroglyph Site

Visit one of the most unique and impressive sites – not just in Wyoming, but on the planet – on your next visit to Wyoming: the Legend Rock Petroglyph Site. Just outside of Thermopolis, Legend Rock is a protected site containing, at last count, 283 petroglyphs along 92 sandstone walls. 

Scientific tests have concluded many of the 283 petroglyphs date to as far back as 10,000 years ago. Legend Rock is a premier destination in Thermopolis. Plan your next trek through the Equality State and be sure to spend a day exploring Legend Rock. Don't miss a tour of the Legend Rock Visitor Center

Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site

Plan your next visit to Wyoming and be sure to check out the Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site. Found just west of the Bighorn National Forest, and only minutes from Thermopolis, Medicine Lodge SAS consistently proves to be one of the premier educational and historic sites in Wyoming. 

Accessed easily via State Route 31, Medicine Lodge SAS features enormous sandstone cliffs which display hundreds of ancient Native American pictographs and petroglyphs. These historic and important paintings date back 10,000 years, to some of the earliest known humans in the area. 

Wind River Canyon

The scenic Wind River Canyon is located between Thermopolis and Shoshoni. Over time, the Wind River created the beautiful 2,500 ft deep canyon. The canyon is accessible by Highway 20 and is recognized as a Wyoming Scenic Byway. Be sure to bring your camera to capture pictures of Chimney Rock and a variety of natural structures.

It remains a popular destination for Wyoming travelers as they make their way to Yellowstone National Park. The southern portion of the canyon is near Boysen State Park and ends at Hot Springs State Park. There are many ways to enjoy a stay in Thermopolis, and the Wind River Canyon might be the very best. 

Wind River Canyon Scenic Byway

Make the most of your next visit to Wyoming. While you'll certainly want to enjoy the many different outdoor recreation chances – whether they be in winter or summer – and impressive landscapes, be sure to drive along the Wind River Canyon Scenic Byway

Yielding some of the most exceptional views the Equality State can offer, the Wind River Canyon Scenic Byway begins at milepost 100 in Shoshoni. It meanders north along U.S. 20 through Thermopolis where it ends at milepost 134. Most people can complete the drive in under an hour – be sure to look for the Owl Creek Mountains, the the blue waters of Bysen Reservoir. 

Wyoming Dinosaur Center

Dinosaur skull

See the Dinosaur Skulls on Display

Fan of all things dinosaur? The Wyoming Dinosaur Center showcases dinosaur dig sites, along with a world-class museum and preparation laboratory.

This unique museum, located in Thermopolis, was named the number one Dinosaur Museum in America by America's Best. Step in to learn about the Triassic, Jurassic and Creataceous periods.

Stroll through the Walk Through Time exhibit to learn about the history of dinosaur's existence. The Hall of Dinosaurs contains America's only Archaeopteryx, in the "Thermopolis Specimen" exhibit, "Jimbo", a Supersaurus and a thirty-five foot T-Rex.

Be sure to visit the gift store to browse the selection of clothing, toys, books, fossils and art. While traveling in Wyoming, be sure to see some dinosaur bones.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.01 mile(s) from Hot Springs State Park, no entry fee multiple attractions: Swinging Bridge, State Bath House, Rainbow Terraces, Buffalo Pasture
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Star Plunge, water park
  • 0.20 mile(s) from TeePee Pool, water park
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Wyoming Dinosaur Museum
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Wind River Canyon, scenic byway
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Boysen Reservoir, with campgrounds, boat ramps and marina
  • 28.00 Legend Rock Petroglyphs, Must get key from either the State Bath House or the Chamber of Commerce
  • 1.00 mile(s) from The Ritz, movie theater and arcade with movie rentals.
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Wind River Casino
  • 85.00 mile(s) from Buffalo Bill Historical M
  • 250 mile(s) from Yellowstone Park
  • 1 mile(s) from shopping
  • 1.5 mile(s) from convenience store

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Fishing
  • .1 mile(s) from swimming
  • .25 mile(s) from exercise facility, cardiovascular exercise, stairstepper, stationary bike, treadmill, Universal Gym and weightlifting
  • 1 mile(s) from steam bath
  • 1 mile(s) from golf
  • 5 mile(s) from horseback riding

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from Safari Club, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Thermopolis Cafe, cull service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch
  • 1.00 mile(s) from The Wonderful House, fast food, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Las Fuentes, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Stones Throw, bar/lounge, International, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Li'l Wrangler, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, full service
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, pizza

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