Hotel at a Glance: Best Western Plus Peak Vista Inn & Suites
This recently remodeled Best Western Plus is located on the edge of the US Air Force Academy, near many of the most popular outdoor attractions in Colorado Springs. A complimentary breakfast should give you enough energy to explore ancient caverns in nearby Cave of the Winds or climb the famous Pikes Peak.
In-room amenities: microwave and fridge; some suites have mountain views
Squeeze in a workout at the onsite fitness center.
Grab a bite: Try deep-dish pizza at Old Chicago, or head to The Margarita at Pine Creek for upscale contemporary American cuisine. Both restaurants are a short walk away.
Garden of the Gods is a 1,300-acre park with red-rock formations that have been slowly carved by rain and wind over millions of years. Explore this natural wonder via hiking and mountain-biking trails.
Go shopping at nearby Chapel Hills Mall, where you’ll find Macy’s, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and H&M, as well as several dining options.
Colorado Springs, Colorado: Cultured College Town Where the Mountains Meet the Plains
Colorado Springs is the second-biggest city in Colorado, but it still has a frontier feel; there are vast plains and towering mountains just east of the city. At more than 14,000 feet, Pikes Peak dominates the landscape. The mountain—once thought to be insurmountable—inspired part of the lyrics to “America the Beautiful.” You can hike the mountainside or take in the surroundings by car along the 19-mile Pikes Peak Highway, which doubles as a racing course for motorcycles and cars during the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
You can easily reach the summit of Pikes Peak via the Cog Railway, a three-hour train ride that makes a steep climb past boulders, streams, and trees that are roughly 2,000 years old. Along the way, keep an eye out for Colorado’s state animal, the bighorn sheep; they gather in herds in the mountains.
Though a lot of activity here skews toward the outdoors, Colorado Springs has plenty else going for it, particularly in the artistic realm. Downtown you’ll find the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, home to masterpieces by contemporary American painters that include John Singer Sargent and Georgia O’Keeffe. You can also participate in an art walk through local art galleries on the first Friday of each month from April through December.
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What You Get
Stay for two in a double-queen room, king suite, or king suite with mountain view
Up to two kids 16 or younger stay free in a double-queen room
Dates into October
Policies and Fees
Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased.
Cancellation policy: 48-hour cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is nonrefundable; reservations made within cancellation window are nonrefundable.
Additional fees: $125 credit-card authorization required at check-in.
Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability.
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed.
Heated indoor pool
Complimentary hot breakfast
24-hour fitness center
The Fine Print
Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
48-hour cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check-in
Must be 21 or older to check in
Credit card required at check-in
Not valid with reward points
$125 credit-card authorization required at check-in.
Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
King Suite or King Suite with Mountain View
One king bed
Standard occupancy: 2
Maximum occupancy: 2
Two queen beds
Standard occupancy: 2
Maximum occupancy: 4
Adding occupants above standard: $10 per night for each additional guest 17 or older; kids 16 or younger stay free
Check in: 3 p.m.
Check out: 11 a.m.
Rollaways: not available. Cribs are also not available.
Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property. Cannabis is not permitted on site. Violations will be charged a cleaning fee of $250.
Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
Accessibility: please contact the property for handicap accessibility requests or options.
Room upgrades: not available
The hotel is a drug free property. Cannabis is not permitted on site.
Nearest airports: Colorado Springs Airport (COS; 20 mi) and Denver International Airport (DEN; 80 mi)