Ellensburg's Guide to Local Lodging

Conveniently located in the heart of Washington State, Ellensburg acts as a meeting space for business travelers, an epicenter for family reunions, a spontaneous weekend getaway destination for friends, and a home base for outdoor adventurers. Regardless of the reasons for your stay, local lodging opportunities are bound to fit your needs. From cozy, quaint motels to upscale boutique hotels, Ellensburg’s accommodations are the cherry on top of your perfect stay. Rest and rejuvenate at one of these lodging choices to find out why Ellensburg is the ultimate host for your next weekend away.

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Hotel Windrow

502 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926
Ellensburg’s newest boutique hotel, Hotel Windrow bridges the gap between small-town hospitality and big-city luxury in the center of our historic downtown. Sink into a plush bed in one of 59 well-appointed, high-tech guest rooms. From check-in to check-out, the Hotel Windrow team is committed to your relaxation and is on a mission to provide a customized experience that far exceeds your expectations. 

Best Western Plus

211 W Umptanum Rd, Ellensburg, WA 98926

An extended visit to Ellensburg is extremely affordable with some of the best hotel deals around courtesy of Ellensburg’s Best Western Plus. At this convenient spot to rest, you will be greeted with modern accommodations, standard amenities that add even more value and comfort, and the convenience of being near area attractions, shopping, and dining destinations. Enjoy a swim in the indoor heated swimming pool, meet your daily health goals in the private on-site fitness center, fuel up with a complimentary hot breakfast each morning, or host a small family cookout on the gas grill and barbecue patio. Whatever you may need for your perfect hotel stay, the friendly staff is available 24 hours each day to ensure that you are comfortable throughout your visit.

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Days Inn

901 Berry Rd, Ellensburg, WA 98926

Experience true value on your Ellensburg getaway at the Days Inn. Located near the Yakima River Canyon, Days Inn is convenient for travelers that need a good night’s rest. Framed by rugged mountains, rolling hills, and a river, this is the perfect spot to experience activities as diverse as the landscape. From hiking to cross-country skiing, a selection of parks and trails are close by, including Olmstead Place State Park which offers more than 200 acres of outdoor adventure. When you return to your cozy room at the Days Inn after a day of adventuring, take advantage of the many provided amenities, from the free WiFi to the indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness center.

Canyon River Lodge

14700 WA-821, Ellensburg, WA 98926

The Lodge at Canyon River Ranch has ten 880 square feet, fully-furnished, two-bedroom condominiums with all the creature comforts of home along with spectacular views of the Yakima River and basalt cliffs. Relax and unwind amidst the picturesque canyon views in an outdoor heated pool and hot tub or set off on an outdoor adventure with Red’s Fly Shop, the on-site guide service offering guided fly fishing, casting lessons, sporting clays, camping, guided hunting, and floating trips on the Yakima River. Enjoy an incredible meal on the stunning, riverside patio of Canyon River Grill, providing a delicious menu with an emphasis on fire-grilled steaks.

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Hampton Inn

2705 Triple L Loop, Ellensburg, WA 98926


Just off I-90, Ellensburg’s Hampton Inn is only two miles from shops, restaurants, and downtown entertainment. Power up on their free hot breakfasts, then canoe down the Yakima River or head out to nearby hiking trails to discover stunning views of the valley. Enjoy fresh baked goods made daily in house, free WiFi, complimentary on-site parking, and an indoor pool and fitness center to elevate your Ellensburg experience.

Ellensburg KOA

32 Thorp Hwy S, Ellenbsurg, WA 98926


The Ellensburg KOA makes traveling a breeze. Check into the cozy Deluxe Cabins, one of the tipis, or settle into a prime spot right on the river with your tent or vehicle. Upon arrival, guests are greeted with a guide who can take them straight to their site. Without the hassle of a standard check-in, you can kick back and relax right away with a meal or a local beer, wine, or cider delivered directly to your site by the kitchen staff! Other unique amenities include bike rentals, cornhole toss, firewood delivered to the site free of charge, fire pits and picnic tables, volleyball and basketball courts, and more!

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Yakima River RV Park

791 Ringer Loop Rd, Ellensburg, WA 98926
Located along the majestic Yakima River, Yakima River RV Park is your gateway to an adventure-filled stay in Ellensburg. Our area boasts some of the best fly-fishing for rainbow trout, along with unlimited possibilities for outdoor recreation including river rafting, hiking, biking, horseback riding, wildlife photography, and water sports. Between your excursions, camp in this quiet, peaceful RV Park to embrace Ellensburg’s countryside. Wake up hearing the birds singing and admire the vibrant sunsets in the evening.
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