The Carbondale area offers a variety of lodging options including rustic lodges and cabins, rugged yet comfortable campgrounds, a historical landmark inn, quaint bed & breakfasts, and more traditional hotels with modern-day amenities.

The picturesque town of Carbondale is located 170 miles west of Denver, 12 miles from Glenwood Springs and 30 miles from Aspen, in the heart of Colorado’s central Rocky Mountains. At an altitude of 6,181 feet, and resting in the magnificent shadow of 12,953-foot Mount Sopris, the Carbondale area is characterized by an average of 295 days of sunshine, low humidity, cold but mild winters and comfortable summers.

Touted as one of the “Top 12 Towns” in the “50 Next Great Places to Live and Play” by National Geographic Adventure Magazine, Carbondale is a great base camp for recreation enthusiasts. There is plenty to do including biking, kayaking, and world-class fly-fishing. In winter, excellent cross-country skiing can be found at Spring Gulch.

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    21 Crystal Circle

    Our spacious 525 sq. ft. non-smoking apartment has a private entrance and is well lit from windows on three sides. A custom room divider, permanently suspended, separates the bedroom from the other spaces. The living room futon converts to a full size bed to accommodate up to one extra adult or child (please note our modest fee for one extra guest). The apartment has a spacious new bathroom including a large walk-in tiled shower. A full kitchen, including a 2-burner cooktop, sink, refrigerator, and microwave, (check out all the photos). In April 2015, a new and larger private deck was finished to complement the interior remodel.

    We are centrally located for easy access to Carbondale's festivals, events, outdoor activities, and award-winning RFTA public bus transportation to Aspen or Glenwood Springs. Located just five blocks from shops, restaurants, and galleries on Main Street; one block from the Third Street Center; 5-minute walk to River Valley Ranch golf course; and a 10-minute walk to Sopris Park, the town pool and valley wide RFTA bus transportation.

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    7th Street Station

    The 7th Street Station is located on an old railroad side-yard that served downtown Carbondale during the 20th century. Now, it is adjacent to the Rio Grande Trail, 42 miles of rails to trails from Glenwood Springs to Aspen, and three blocks from Main Street in Carbondale.

    The 7th Street Station is a fully equipped home, sleeping up to 10 people with three bedrooms and three baths (double shower, tub, and powder). The master suite includes a king bed and double shower. The guest bedroom has a queen pillow top and a bunk room with two ‘twin over full’ bunks and big screen TV. All rooms offer premium bedding with down comforters and feather beds.

    Other amenities included: big screen TV, Apple TV, DVD, WiFi, and Bluetooth sound bar. DVDs, games, puzzles, and yoga mats; spices, coffee, tea, sugar, and popcorn (for that late night snack); a variety of bicycles for cruising town and riding the adjacent bike path; garage parking and storage for up to one car; and a washer and dryer.

    7th Street Station is a fully equipped home with everything you need!

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    8th Street Retreat

    Want to be downtown? The 8th Street Retreat is tucked away just minutes from downtown Carbondale, located where you can easily walk or ride your bike into town. It's also less than two minutes from the Rio Grande Trail and a 5-minute walk from downtown. This 4-bed, 2-bath townhome is the perfect vacation getaway for families and couples alike. All new everything and they didn’t skimp on anything.

    This home was furnished with the owners living there first, renting second. The owners love to cook and spend time in the common areas as a family, so you can expect an amazing kitchen and dining room as well as a great family living room and game room downstairs. Not to mention, there's a huge backyard shared with the other unit. They also have a yoga deck, bbq grill, and even raised garden beds growing fresh vegetables in the summer.

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    Aria’s Loft

    Walking convenience to restaurants and charming comfort are wrapped into this brand new accommodation. The private entrance and secluded setting make you feel right at home. Come for a weekend or stay for a month. Our quality furnishings provide an enjoyable retreat experience. Relax with HDTV, have cocktails on the balcony, and prepare your meal in the fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Choose to dine in or visit one of the fabulous local restaurants.

    Aria’s Loft is located in a quiet neighborhood two blocks from downtown Carbondale. Conveniently walk to dining, galleries, gift shops, groceries, movies, live theatre, music venues, the bus stop, bike/walking path access, and winter Nordic skiing. Work out at the Town Rec Center or drop into a yoga class. Enjoy the “Art aRound Town” walking tour and experience the friendly atmosphere of this centennial town.

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    Artists Loft

    The Artists Loft is located upstairs over the owner's Crystal Glass Studio in a very quiet and park-like setting. It is ½ block from Main Street coffee shops, art galleries, massage and yoga studios, great restaurants, bars, and Sopris Park. No need for a car; walk to everything in town or catch a bus just one block away.

    The newly built 1,450 sq ft loft has two bedrooms and two full baths. The kitchen has beautiful granite countertops, all new appliances, and is fully equipped with coffee, teas, spices, and condiments. The spacious living room and kitchen have great views of Mt. Sopris through the trees in the front yard. There are two couches with fold-out beds, one in front of the large 55" HDTV and a queen bed in the sitting area.

    The loft is furnished with custom glass doors, chandeliers, sconces, and a beautiful etched glass shower enclosure in the master bath. The master suite has a California king bed with private TV, ceiling fan, and large walk in closet.

    The second bedroom has two super twin beds and a large desk. The closet and laundry room is equipped with a washer, dryer, and an ironing board. The adjoining bathroom has a bathtub with shower and custom vanity and skylight.

    The large private deck is equipped with a barbecue, a dining table with shade during the summer months, and lounge chairs to relax in the sun.

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    Avalanche Ranch Cabins & Hot Springs

    Avalanche Ranch Cabins & Hot Springs is best described as a Rocky Mountain Picture Post Card in the heart of Colorado. Often referred to as the best kept secret, this pastoral setting offers the beauty and peace of an earlier era. Situated at 7,000 feet, overlooking the Crystal River, with Mt. Sopris towering above at 12,953', the views are more dramatic than you can imagine.

    The 36-acre Ranch offers plenty of privacy for our 13 cozy log cabins, one bedroom loft apartment, and three bedroom ranch house and therapeutic hot springs pools.

    On site, guests can enjoy 24 hours of hot springs use in our three pools. Also for guests are our stocked pond, ½ mile of riverfront, volleyball court, horseshoes, mile of trail, snowshoes, ice rink, and sleds.

    Avalanche Ranch is a pet-friendly resort open year round. Ideal for weddings, family reunions, retreats, and romantic getaways.

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    Carbondale Comfort Inn & Suites

    Centrally located in the beautiful Roaring Fork Valley, the Comfort Inn & Suites® hotel is ideally situated at the crossroads between Aspen, Glenwood Springs, and Redstone, on the banks of the Roaring Fork River. Full-service amenities and features include: Free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms, indoor heated pool, pet-friendly hotel.

    Your morning breakfast is full of hot and delicious options, making breakfast at the Comfort Inn & Suites the perfect way to start your day. Enjoy our free hot breakfast featuring eggs, meat, yogurt, fresh fruit, cereal, and more, including your choice of hot waffle flavors!

    Guests of this Carbondale, CO hotel will enjoy fresh baked cookies served nightly. After a long day, relax in the indoor heated pool and hot tub. All spacious guest rooms and suites feature river or mountain views, irons, ironing boards, coffee makers, and hair dryers. Suites also include refrigerators, microwaves, and separate living and work areas. Laundry facilities are located on the property for guest convenience.

    Enjoy beautifully appointed rooms, a great location, and exceptional value. Whether coming for business or to play, the Comfort Inn & Suites is your home away from home.

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    Cedar Ridge Ranch

    Luxurious serene peaceful mountain ranch retreat with amazing views just 10 minutes from Carbondale and 30 minutes from Aspen. A wonderful getaway experience to connect with nature and unplug. Beautiful rustic chic appointed California king four poster bed safari tent with deck. All the sounds and intimacy of camping but with luxury, away and quiet but close to town for a dinner out or take out. A truly magical experience. n a farm with horses, cows, pigs, chickens, on rolling lush pastures.

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    Dandelion Inn

    The Dandelion Inn is a downtown gem is where style meets comfort. Located just off of Main Street in downtown Carbondale and right next to the Rio Grande Trail, the Inn is a playful and refreshing take on a 1970’s chalet-style home. The Inn offers 4 unique, light-filled rooms starting at $110, including a suite that sleeps 5 and a bunk room that sleeps 4. We also have several off-street parking spaces so you can leave your car and walk to the best shopping and dining in the Roaring Fork Valley outside of Aspen.

    We offer free WiFi, Continental breakfast Mon-Fri and full, hot breakfast on weekends.

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    Days Inn Carbondale

    Whether you want to hike the mountains or stay poolside, enjoy it all at our Days Inn Carbondale hotel near Shoshone Rapids. Our hotel is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and just a short drive from great hiking, golfing, and sightseeing.  Enjoy a free continental breakfast and relax in our heated indoor pool, hot tub, and sauna. Stay in and enjoy our in-room microwave and refrigerator, and free WiFi. Our pet-friendly hotel offers laundry services, 24-hour front desk, and parking for RVs and trucks. Accessible rooms are available, as well as rooms with mountain and river views.

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    Gateway RV Park

    Gateway RV Park owned by the Town of Carbondale, is located on the Roaring Fork River just west of the Highway 82 & 133 intersection on the northern entrance into Carbondale. The RV Park entrance is on Highway 82, approximately 1-mile west of this intersection.
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    Marble Distilling Co. | The Distillery Inn

    While there are several locations worldwide that feature a hotel nearby its distillery, The Distillery Inn is the first known luxury, boutique inn located on the distillery premises. Guests will enjoy contemporary mountain luxury at The Distillery Inn in the heart of downtown Carbondale. Five King sized rooms boast hand-selected sustainable materials, sophisticated finishes, and elegant Fili D’Oro Italian linens. Luxurious bathrobes and bath amenities by Colorado based Ranch Organics complement the oversized bathrooms. All rooms offer a fireplace and private balcony with breath-taking views of Mt. Sopris, while the Moonlight Suite (ADA accessible suite) offers a private courtyard with indoor/outdoor fireplace, fabulous for nighttime stargazing. Other amenities include flat-screen TV’s, Nespresso coffee brewers, and a personalized mini bar.

    Guests will enjoy all that Carbondale has to offer just outside their door! Walk to nearby restaurants or hop on one of The Distillery Inn’s town-cruiser bikes to see Carbondale from a local’s perspective. If you’re looking for hotels near Aspen, we’re only 35 minutes away, 15 minutes from Glenwood Springs and one hour from Vail. The Distillery Inn is close to everything the region has to offer and should be part of your Colorado vacation activities. Hit the world class ski slopes, relax in the local hot springs, enjoy gold-medal fly fishing, play a round of golf, hike or bike America's best trails, and enjoy one of the best places to vacation in Colorado.

    The Distillery Inn also offers concierge services and the ability for guests to reserve the entire facility (Inn and distillery) for private or business events.

    To learn more about The Distillery Inn and/or Marble Distilling Co. or reserve one of their luxury rooms, please visit their website at www.marbledistilling.com or call (970) 963-7008.

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    River Valley Ranch

    River Valley Ranch Development has been thoughtfully designed around the award-winning Jay Morrish Championship Golf Course, the Crystal River, and the The Ranch House Swim, Fitness and Tennis Club. Recreational pursuits of all types can be experienced here. We have over five miles of trails for hiking and biking. There are dozens of parks throughout, and 1.5 miles of the Crystal River meander through the community. These properties are offered by Destination Holdings Real Estate at River Valley Ranch.

    4108 Crystal Bridge

    This nearly-new 5,294 sq. ft. single family custom home overlooks the 4th fairway on the golf course and offers all the amenities for your enjoyment, including two large master bedroom suites and two large guest bedrooms, gas fireplaces on the main and lower levels, an outdoor spa, theater room, professional appliances and high-end finishes. More information about this property

    1623 Greystone Drive

    Cahill Carbondale Rental is located in a very quiet neighborhood. The home is a comfortable retreat and centrally located for all the activities that the Roaring Fork Valley has to offer year round. Cahill is located within walking distance to downtown Carbondale where you can enjoy local shopping and entertainment. Let staying at Cahill be the start of your perfect vacation getaway!

    125 Shadowood Lane

    House, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

    Beautiful, upscale home located on quiet cul-de-sac with spectacular views of Mt. Sopris. Just off Hole 11 of the River Valley Ranch golf course designed by renowned architect Jay Morrish, this is a luxury home for the ultimate Rocky Mountain vacation. With easy accommodations for couples or families, this home provides all the amenities and comfort needed for the ultimate “base camp”. Just step outside the front door and take a walk along paths of the Crystal River where you can gaze at the spectacular vistas of the Roaring Fork Valley. From fishing to cycling to white water rafting, the town of Carbondale is ideally situated mid-valley with easy access to Aspen, Redstone, and Glenwood Springs for endless activities and night-life. The home is designed with a western flair and down-home comfort to accommodate guests. This home also has an upscale kitchen with all the utensils, cookware, and staples you need to prepare a complete meal that can be enjoyed on the back deck or patio. Just minutes away in downtown Carbondale are world class restaurants for every taste. We have prepared user-friendly guides for taking hikes, bike rides, or even horseback riding. Our hope is that our home will provide you a comfortable place to relax, enjoy the mountains, and be refreshed.

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