BEST WESTERN Sunset Motor Inn

1601 8th Street, Cody, WY 82414-4134
Phone: 307/587-4265   |   Fax: 307/587-9029   |   120 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

PET FEE $25 PLUS TAXES. SPECIFIC PET ROOMS MUST BE BOOKED. PLEASE CONFRIM RESERVATIONS WITH HOTEL DIRECTLY. Pets are welcome with some restrictions; if not booked properly guest loses confirmed reservation; hotel will rebook in proper room type if available.

Discover this hotel in Cody, Wyoming offering free breakfast, high-speed Internet and an ideal location near Yellowstone National Park.

The BEST WESTERN Sunset Motor Inn is a AAA 2 Diamond hotel located in Cody. Hotel guests will receive attentive customer care and the right travel amenities. This hotel is the perfect lodging choice when visiting the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Old West Trail Town and Yellowstone National Park. Hotel guests will be near favorite local events including the Cody Night Rodeo, Pow-Wow and Rendezvous Royale. Guests will enjoy the nearby fishing, horseback riding, hunting and snowmobiling in the Wyoming outdoors.

Valued guests will enjoy modern, comfortable rooms equipped with cable television and free high-speed Internet. Deluxe rooms are also available upon request. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily. For those interested in a spacious dining experience, we also offer a great discount at our Sunset House restaurant for breakfast hours. Please call the hotel for additional details. Additional hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, exercise facility, meeting and banquet rooms.

Make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN Sunset Motor Inn serving travelers in the Cody, Wyoming area.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, with several different hot items. Additional discount available at Sunset House Restaurant. We have additional seating in several areas on our lawns also - please enjoy the mountain air!
  • Outdoor pool Heated Seasonal
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Spa We have a hot tub, please see photos on our website.
  • Indoor pool Yes.
  • Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Playground We have a playground available to our guests; come and enjoy!
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Baggage hold
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Free parking
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Fax services Fax and Printing fee may apply.
  • Photocopy services
  • Weight lifting equipment Yes
  • Treadmill Yes
  • Locker room We have a changing room with the indoor pool; it is also near our outdoor pool.
  • Exterior corridor
  • Laundromat
  • Express check out We offer emails for our Express checkout.
  • Late check out We can sometimes accommodate this request. Please contact the front desk during your stay.
  • Solarium We have a Solarium in our restaurant where our guests can dine.
  • Children's activities We have a playground on-site. Please see photos on our website.
  • 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
  • Business center available in the lobby.
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Mail services We have an outgoing mail slot and we also sell standard, postcard and international stamps.
  • Convenience store/Sundry We sell postcards at the front desk.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services Portable shower chairs available, please ask for assistance.
  • Physically challenged facilities Grab bars in the accessible rooms.
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • 100% non-smoking property
  • Complimentary coffee and newspapers in lobby
  • 10% senior discount
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Discount at our restaurant for breakfast.
  • Local Trolley pick up location.
  • We sell rodeo tickets for regular nightly rodeo!
  • Children's playground

BEST WESTERN Sunset Motor Inn

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Conveniently located, the best western sunset motor inn in Cody, 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: 44.520515  /  Latitude: -109.072205


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: the north. On Yellowstone Highway US 14, 16 & 20, four blocks west of downtown Cody. The BEST WESTERN Sunset Motor Inn is on right just past the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

From: the south. On Yellowstone Highway US 14, 16 & 20, four blocks west of downtown Cody. The BEST WESTERN Sunset Motor Inn is on right just past the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

From: the east. On Yellowstone Highway US 14, 16 & 20, four blocks west of downtown Cody. The BEST WESTERN Sunset Motor Inn is on right just past the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

From: the west. From Yellowstone Park on Highway US 14, 16, & 20 continue past first stop light ½ mile. The BEST WESTERN Sunset Motor Inn is on the left.

BEST WESTERN Sunset Motor 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

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

Informally known as “the Grandest Canyon in the Northern Rockies,” the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is truly an outdoors person’s paradise. The canyon stretches across 70 miles of Montanan and Wyomian forest, with a visitor center located in Lowell – just a short drive from Cody.

Beautiful landmarks abounds – whether it’s boating on Big Horn Lake, fishing in Big Horn River, traversing over 25 miles of hiking trails, or enjoying the picturesque, towering canyon walls, there is no shortage of adventure. Moreover, historic ranches – like the Mason-Lovell Ranch – provide great historical context as well as sight seeing opportunity.

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

By Paul Hermans (Own work) [GFDL ( or CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Learn All About Buffalo Bill & the American West

Described as one of Wyoming and Cody's most remarkable museums, the Buffalo Bull City of the West preserves the legacy of William F. Cody, the original Buffalo Bill and the town's namesake.

Explore six museums, which explore the heritage and artifacts of the region's outdoor history.

See displays of Buffalo Bill in action, take in Wyoming's natural history, see the lives of the Native Americans, and take in one of the most comprehensive collections of firearms in the world.

Medicine Wheel/Medicine Mountain National Historic Landmark

As you enjoy your next adventure in Wyoming, be sure to plan for a day of exploration at the Medicine Wheel/Medicine Mountain National Historic Landmark. Head north into the region just outside of Bighorn National Forest and the town of Lovell.

Originally known as Bighorn Medicine Wheel, this historic site is a premier destination in the Equality State. Found near the summit of Medicine Mountain, this site is an ancient prayer ground for the Crow Native Americans of the area. The site is essentially a circular rim 25 yards in diameter.

Old Faithful

See Old Faith in Wyoming

Old Faithful is an Iconic Sight in Wyoming

Established in 1872 by United States President Ulysses S. Grant, Yellowstone National Park is a premier site filled with an impressive collection of geothermal features.

One of the most visited features in the park, is Old Faithful. This cone geyser, the first one named in Yellowstone National Park, was first sighted by the members of the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition, in 1870.

Old Faithful is located in the Upper Geyer Basin area of the park and remains the world's best-known geyser.

Old Faithful is capable of erupting between 3,700 to 8,400 gallons of boiling water, reaching a height of up to 184 feet in the air, lasting one-and-a-half to five minutes.

The eruptions happen approximately every ninety minutes. Old Faithful remains the "most predictable geographical feature on Earth". While in the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming, be sure to schedule plenty of time for exploring this expansive park.

Although smaller in size, Grand Teton National Park, located directly south of Yellowstone, is another must-see destination for Wyoming travelers. 

Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite

There are many ways you can enjoy a visit to Wyoming. Along the wide range of summer and winter-specific recreations, there are also some excellent festivals and fairs, and a premier driving tours, like the Natural Beauty Tour, and Big Horn Country Tour

When your Wyoming visit has you in the north, near Shell, be sure to spend a day exploring the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite. Discovered in 1997, this dinosaur tracksite is a coagulation of fossilized dinosaur footprints. These tracks are believed to have been made during the Middle Jurassic Period – close to 180 million years ago.

Shoshone National Forest

Shoshone National Forest

Shoshone National Forest Yields Exceptional Outdoor Fun

Explore the scenic majesty and beauty of Wyoming. The Shoshone National Forest, found in Wyoming's northwest region and a short drive from nearby Cody, is an ideal destination for outdoor recreation.

Spread out over nearly 2.4 million acres, Shoshone National Forest was established in 1891, making it the very first national forest in the US. The Shoshone National Forest shares it's western border with Yellowstone National Park.

You're in for an exciting outdoor adventure when you visit Shoshone National Forest. With more than 1,300 miles of trails for walking, hiking, and mountain biking, you're sure to get your fill of excitement – don't forget about the stunning views.

If you're a fan of horseback riding, make your way into Shoshone National Forest and head for the Eagle Creek Trailhead, Elk Fork Campground, or the Pahaska Trailhead – the very best places to ride in Shoshone.

Southfork Ice Festival

Set in the beautiful city of Cody, found in northern Wyoming, Southfork Ice is a waterfall ice festival held every President's Day weekend. For over a decade, the Southfork Ice festival has featured live music, exceptional meals, and amazing ice climbing all in the South Fork of the Shoshone River. This spot in Cody is known to have not only the highest concentration of frozen waterfalls in Wyoming, but the entire country.

These Southfork Ice festival are held at the Cody Auditorium – found less than one mile from the Best Western hotel in Cody. Enjoy your time at what is known as the friendliest little ice festival in the northern Rockies, and happy climbing.

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park Waterfall

Yellowstone National Park is Vast Landscape

Known as America’s first and perhaps most iconic national park, Yellowstone National Park attracts roughly three million visitors annually.

The park encompasses over two million acres of northwest Wyomian scenery, just west of Cody, and is a natural ecosystem to countless temperate species and wildlife.

Needless to say, Yellowstone houses an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities – whether it’s boating on Yellowstone and Lewis Lake, exploring the Mammoth Hot Springs Area, or a visit to Old Faithful, there is clearly much to see.

Visitors are encouraged to stop by one of the Yellowstone Visitor Centers for interactive programs, travel tips, maps, and more.

More Area Attractions & Services

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 105 mile(s) from Billings, Montana
  • 148 mile(s) from Sheridan, Wyoming
  • 215 mile(s) from Casper, Wyoming
  • 356 mile(s) from Laramie, Wyoming
  • 0.5 mile(s) from West Park Hospital, West Park Hospital: where their focus is on putting the patient first. Located in Cody, Wyo., our hospital serves as a primary, full-service medical center to communities throughout the Big Horn Basin. West Park Hospital strives to personalize, humanize, and demystify patients' and families' health care experience.

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.2 mile(s) from tennis courts
  • 1 mile(s) from fishing
  • 1 mile(s) from horseback riding
  • 1 mile(s) from golf courses

Nearby Restaurants

BEST WESTERN Sunset Motor Inn

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 Cody. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

October 2015

October 23-30, 2015
21st Annual Trolley Ghost Tours

Visit Cheyenne and hop on the trolley at Historic Depot for a frightening ride through the city, hearing haunting tales along the way. Guests are invited to dress up for added fun. Rides begin at 6 p.m.

November 2015

November 27, 2015
2015 Annual Christmas Stroll

Just as the name would suggest – visitors are invited to take walk through downtown Sheridan for an evening of holiday lights, decorations ,shopping, trolley rides, music, food, and more. The fun begins at 4 p.m.

November 28, 2015
2015 Christmas Parade

A cheerful holiday parade held in downtown Cheyenne, featuring over 100 beautifully decorated floats, horse drawn carriages, live music, classic cars, performers, and so much more. The parade begins at 5:30 p.m. on Capitol Avenue.

December 2015

December 5, 2015
2015 Buffalo Bill Center of the Center Holiday Open House

Visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody for some holiday fun, including decorations, music and dance, Santa Clause, and plenty of homemade treats. This is an all-day event.

December 4-6, 2015
2015 Trail End State Historic Site Holiday Open House

The Kendrick Mansion in Sheridan opens its doors for three days of unique holiday decorations and activities akin to the holiday season in the early 1900s. Live music, figgy pudding, and more, beginning at 4 p.m. each day.

December 5, 2015
2015 Cody Christmas Stroll & Lighted Parade

Cody visitors can get into the holiday spirit with a full day of carolers, music, ice carving, a bonfire, and a dazzling lighted parade to finish off the evening. This is an all-day event.

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