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Retro Inn at Mesa Verde
2 out of 5
2040 East Main Street, Cortez, CO
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The price is $78 per night

Situated in Cortez, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Colorado Welcome Center at Cortez and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Cortez Cultural Center. Crow Canyon Archaeological ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (714 reviews)

"It is a cute old style motel. The room was large and comfortable. We had loud neighbors so that was the only downside."…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Retro Inn at Mesa Verde
Days Inn by Wyndham Cortez
2 out of 5
430 N State Hwy 145, Cortez, CO
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The price is $63 per night

Situated in Cortez, this motel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Colorado Welcome Center at Cortez and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Cortez Cultural Center. Mesa Verde National Park ...

3.7/5Good! (973 reviews)

"I like the convenience of parking in front of door"…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Cortez
Econo Lodge
2 out of 5
2020 E Main St, Cortez, CO
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The price is $50 per night

Located in the heart of Cortez, this motel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center, Mesa Verde National Park Entrance, and McPhee Lake. ...

3.6/5Good! (825 reviews)

"Very nice bed and lots of walking space in the room. Needed to provide cups for hot coffee, only had thin plastic for water. Otherwise, would recommend."…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Econo Lodge
Cortez Cozy Inn
2 out of 5
440 South Broadway, Cortez, CO
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The price is $71 per night

Situated in Cortez, this motel is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Colorado Welcome Center at Cortez and within 6 mi (10 km) of Crow Canyon Archaeological Center and Guy ...

3.4/5 (129 reviews)

"Stayed here for 1 night, was very pleased. The room was clean and very spacious for a 2 bedroom. The pool and hot tub are excellent and very well maintained. There was no continental breakfast because of the pandemic which is understandable. Overall I was very satisfied with my stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Cortez Cozy Inn
American Holiday Mesa Verde Inn
2 out of 5
640 S Broadway, Cortez, CO
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Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Cortez Cultural Center and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Colorado Welcome Center at Cortez. Crow Canyon ...

2.8/5 (435 reviews)

"Gorgeous lodge in a stunningly beautiful national park."…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

American Holiday Mesa Verde Inn
National 9 Inn Sand Canyon
2 out of 5
301 W Main St, Cortez, CO
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The price is $47 per night

Located in the heart of Cortez, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cortez Cultural Center and Colorado Welcome Center at Cortez. Crow Canyon Archaeological ...

2.7/5 (182 reviews)

"The bed was really comfortable, I got a great sleep!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

National 9 Inn Sand Canyon
Aneth Lodge
2 out of 5
645 E. Main St, Cortez, CO
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The price is $61 per night

Situated in Cortez, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Colorado Welcome Center at Cortez and Cortez Cultural Center. Southwest Health System is 1.2 mi ...

3.8/5Good! (258 reviews)

"Very very nice staff. Clean room even though it was an older Lodge."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Aneth Lodge
Ms. Kitty's Country Inn
2 out of 5
40700 Hwy 160 West, Mancos, CO
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Situated in Mancos, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Artisans of Mancos and within 9 mi (15 km) of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance and Mesa Verde Visitor ...

3.4/5Good! (9 reviews)

"Beautiful room"…"

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2018

Ms. Kitty's Country Inn
Tomahawk Motel
2.5 out of 5
728 S BROADWAY, Cortez, CO
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Situated in Cortez, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Cortez Cultural Center and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Colorado Welcome Center at Cortez. Crow Canyon Archaeological ...

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Baymont by Wyndham Cortez
Baymont by Wyndham Cortez
2.5 out of 5
2279 Hawkins, Cortez, CO
The price is $71 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (945 reviews)

"Reasonable price and clean room. Easy access to your room."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Cortez
Hampton Inn Mesa Verde/Cortez
Hampton Inn Mesa Verde/Cortez
2.5 out of 5
2244 E Hawkins St, Cortez, CO
The price is $93 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (752 reviews)

"Nice hotel and very clean. Staff welcoming and check in efficient"…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Hampton Inn Mesa Verde/Cortez
Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez
Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez
2.5 out of 5
2121 E Main St, Cortez, CO
The price is $83 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (627 reviews)

"I like that the pool is open all night and that there is a mini fridge. What I do not like is how the pool was out of towels.tragic"…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez
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Cortez Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 9 economical motels in Cortez among the more than 65 hotels and other lodging choices. These budget accommodations can help you save some cash when compared with traditional hotels, which may have more amenities but also come with a higher price tag.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can experience more of the activities in Cortez. Top sights to visit include Mesa Verde National Park Entrance.

Fun fact: Starting in the early 1950s, colorful neon signs were used as beacons for tired families on road trips, and you can see these today along the historic U.S. Route 66. At most motels, you're likely to find a free parking spot and an outdoor pool.

Below are some of Expedia customers' best-rated Cortez motels available to book:

Days Inn by Wyndham Cortez

  • If driving, you'll be within 11 minutes of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance.
  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Retro Inn at Mesa Verde

  • Coffee in the lobby along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • You'll be located within 12 minutes of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance by car.

Econo Lodge

  • Enjoy access to the fitness center, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
  • If driving, you'll be within 12 minutes of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance.

Cortez Cozy Inn

  • You'll be located within 16 minutes of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance by car.
  • A spa tub along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.

National 9 Inn Sand Canyon

  • If driving, you'll be within 15 minutes of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance.
  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi, parking, and a casino shuttle.

What to Do in Cortez

In this quaint area, enjoy its beautiful parks and top-notch restaurants while you're sightseeing. Those who've visited Cortez like the mountain landscape.

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Mesa Verde National Park Entrance
  • Wetherill Mesa
  • Park Point

Some historical places you might want to see include:

  • Long House
  • Spruce Tree House
  • Cliff Palace

During your trip, here are some other places to visit:

  • Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center
  • Balcony House
  • Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

Cortez is also notable for its:

  • Archaeological sites
  • Excursions
  • Museums
  • Cultural attractions

Best Time to Visit Cortez

Determine the perfect time for your visit to Cortez by looking over the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 58° F and nighttime temperatures average 15° F
  • April-June: 88° F is the daytime average and 29° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 89° F and nighttime averages are around 41° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 72° F during the day and 16° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 12.56 inches in a year

How to Get to Cortez and Around the Area

Cortez Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Cortez, CO (CEZ-Montezuma County) Airport 4 mi (6.4 km)
Durango, CO (AMK-Animas Air Park) Airport 40.6 mi (65.4 km)
Farmington, NM (FMN-Four Corners Regional) Airport 46.4 mi (74.7 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Cortez?
When you save on your room price, you can enjoy more of what Cortez has to offer. Top sights to visit include Mesa Verde National Park Entrance.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
Motels often offer free parking, and many also feature an outdoor pool. Often one or two stories tall, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot. Introduced in the early 1950s, customized neon signs often lit up the roadside motels, and today, examples of these can still be found along historic U.S. Route 66.
What are the best motels in Cortez?
Days Inn by Wyndham Cortez: If driving, you’ll be within 11 minutes of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance. Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Retro Inn at Mesa Verde: Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a flat-screen TV. You’ll be located within 12 minutes of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance by car. Econo Lodge: Enjoy access to the fitness center, and freebies including WiFi and parking. If driving, you’ll be within 12 minutes of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance. National 9 Inn Sand Canyon: You’ll be located within 15 minutes of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance by car. A restaurant along with freebies like WiFi, parking, and a casino shuttle are available during your stay. Cortez Cozy Inn: If driving, you’ll be within 16 minutes of Mesa Verde National Park Entrance. Enjoy access to the spa tub, and freebies including breakfast and WiFi.
What can I do in Cortez?
In this quaint area, enjoy its beautiful parks and top-notch restaurants while you’re sightseeing. Those who’ve visited Cortez like the mountain landscape. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Mesa Verde National Park Entrance, Step House Trail, and Spruce Tree House. Some historical places you might want to see include Long House, Cliff Palace, and Balcony House. During your trip, here are some other places to visit: Ute Mountain Casino, Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, and Canyons of the Ancients National Monument.
What's the weather like in Cortez?
The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 68°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 33°F. Average annual rainfall for Cortez is 13 inches.
How can I get around Cortez?
Fly into Cortez, CO (CEZ-Montezuma County), which is located 4 mi (6.4 km) away. Otherwise, you can search for flights to La Plata County Airport (DRO), which is 47.6 mi (76.6 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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