Birding Festival: Festival Lodging

We're excited about the 2017 Birding Festival! Mark the dates on your calendar: May 10 - May 14, 2017. For an idea of the kinds of tours, lectures and bird sightings available, take a quick tour through our 2016 events.

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Festival Lodging Specials

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These lodgers offer special rates for festival participants. Be sure to mention the Birding Festival for discounted rates.

2321 E. Main St., Cortez, CO – (970) 565-3400, 1-888-311-1186

Ask for Special Birding Festival Rates: King $72.99 + tax, 2 Queen $72.99 + tax

Baymont Inn & Suites is located off Highway 160 in scenic Southwest Colorado. Take in the sweeping views of the La Plata Mountains and Mesa Verde Ridge from your room. Our 100% smoke-free hotel is just minutes from Four Corners and other attractions. Enjoy the comfort and convenience of our AAA-approved hotel with free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, a full business center, our on-site gym, heated indoor pool and hot tub, and sunrise / sunset deck. We love pets – call ahead to reserve a pet-friendly room.

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535 E. Main St., Cortez, CO – (970) 565-3778

Ask for Special Birding Festival Rates: King, 2 Queen $94 + tax, 1 Queen $89 + tax

Get away to this charming BEST WESTERN Turquoise Inn & Suites and delight in being near Mesa Verde National Park, the Four Corners, outstanding trails and much more. Stunning scenery, a convenient location and affordable rates make these accommodations perfect for both leisure and business travelers. Scenic views, archeological discoveries and interesting cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park – which is just 10 miles away. While the park is one of the area’s most well-known attractions, there’s so much more to do while staying with us at the BEST WESTERN Turquoise Inn & Suites – Clay Mesa, Trail of the Ancients, San Juan National Forest, McPhee Reservoir and Lowry Pueblo Ruins are all within 35 miles.

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505 E. Main St., Cortez, CO – (970) 565-8888, 1-800-800-8000

Ask for Special Birding Festival Rates: 1 Queen or 2 Doubles, $62 + tax

Located between the mountains and the desert of the Four Corners, we offer quick and easy access to the most popular area attractions and outdoor activities. Situated in the center of town off Highway 160, our hotel near Mesa Verde National Park features 24-hour front desk service and a free parking lot with space for large vehicles, making it easy to pull off the road and book a room at any time. Stay connected with free Wi-Fi throughout our hotel. In the morning, fuel up with free 8-item SuperStart breakfast bonanza and free coffee, available 24 hours a day. Our pet-friendly hotel features non-smoking and handicapped-accessible rooms. Kids 17 and under stay free with an adult.

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2121 East Main Street, Cortez, CO – (970) 565-6000

Ask for Special Birding Festival Rates: $90 + tax, extended dates

Enjoy a comfortable stay and quality service, just Highway 160 in Cortez. One of the best things about lodging in Cortez is our easy access to a number of attractions. Our list of extra amenities is what really makes us stand out. Take advantage of our indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna. Stop in every morning and fill up on our Express Start breakfast bar, with hot items like eggs, bacon and sausage and especially our signature cinnamon rolls. Our on-site restaurant, Koko’s Friendly Grill, is open for dinner Mon-Sat and offers delicious Southwestern fare. Fort Fun Kids Suites feature bunk beds and video games for the kids.

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Hwy 89A, Marble Canyon, AZ – (928) 355-2225, (800) 726-1789

Ask for Special Birding Festival Rates: 2 Doubles $81; 1 Queen $72



2040 East Main Street, Cortez, CO – (970) 565-3738

Ask for Special Birding Festival Rates: $85


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11555 Road 39, Mancos CO – (970) 533-1504

Ask for Special Birding Festival Rates: 10% discount

Sundance Bear Lodge is a country style bed and breakfast only 10 miles from the entrance to Mesa Verde National Park and 4 miles north of Mancos, Colorado. We have 3 buildings, each with a unique ambiance to match your vacation lodging needs. Consider the custom care you receive at a bed and breakfast versus regular hotels. Bring your family, your dog and horse to enjoy 86 acres of mesa, forest and canyon just north of town, between Durango and Cortez. In addition to being so near Mesa Verde, we are 30 miles from Durango, CO and the Durango-Silverton railroad.

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