Lodging in Frisco, Colorado

by Cicely A. Richard

The town of Frisco is surrounded by the Arapahoe National Forest and features views of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The town offers a selection of quaint hotels and lodges that also offer views of the mountains as well as Lake Dillon. Visitors are walking distance to downtown and historic buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Frisco offers year-round outdoor activities on the lake and along hiking trails. The town is also less than 10 miles from well-known ski destinations like Breckenridge.

Chain Hotels

Best Western Lake Dillon Lodge is less than a mile from downtown Frisco and approximately 10 miles from Breckenridge and Copper Mountain ski areas. The interior of the hotel features a stone fireplace and the property offers picnic areas. Hotel amenities include an indoor pool and two hot tubs, ski shop and sun deck. The front desk arranges airport transportation and regular transportation to ski areas. Best Western accepts pets for a one-time fee. Guest rooms have cable television and free wireless Internet access. Ramada Limited Frisco is only two miles from the shores of Lake Dillon, a reservoir that covers 3,200 areas of surface areas and serves as the center of water recreational activities in Summit County. The hotel accepts pets for a daily fee and has an outdoor hot tub. Guest rooms have free Internet access.


The Woods Inn is one block from Main Street and within walking distance to area restaurants and shops. It features two buildings called the Manor and the Lodge. The Manor dates back to the 1930s, while the Lodge was constructed in the 1990s. The Manor features a fireplace and a dining room that serves breakfast, cider and hot chocolate. The lodge contains 12 guest rooms with various amenities such as kitchens, cable television with DVD/VCR players, private bathrooms and porches. The Alpine Inn offers views of the Colorado Rockies and is within walking distance to Lake Dillon and across the street from free local transportation. The inn has an indoor pool and hot tub, and serves a continental breakfast. All guest rooms receive cable television.

Historic B&B and Hotel

Frisco Lodge Bed and Breakfast is on Frisco’s Historic Main Street. Built in 1885, it originally served as a stagecoach stop and lodging. Innkeepers serve hot and cold items for breakfast and hors d’oeuvres and wine in the afternoon. During the winter, the bed-and-breakfast sets out a soup bar with hot drinks and homemade bread. On-site amenities include an outdoor fireplace, barbecue grill, gardens with fountains and an observation desk on the second floor. Select rooms contain kitchens, fireplaces, living rooms and private bathrooms. Hotel Frisco is in downtown Frisco, dating back to the late 1880s. The hotel accepts pets of any size in all guest rooms for a nightly fee. Pet packages include dog bed, bowls and treats. Pet owners must bring updated vaccinations. The hotel has an outdoor hot tub. Select rooms have kitchenettes, private decks and living rooms.

Locally Owned Hotel

Hotel Summit County is on Main Street, a block from the Frisco Historic Park & Museum. The Frisco Historic Park & Museum features historic buildings such as the schoolhouse and log chapel, and artifacts related to historic Frisco. The schoolhouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The hotel lobby features a fireplace and sitting areas. Hotel amenities include an indoor pool and whirlpool spa, a grand ballroom and fitness centers. Guest rooms offer mountain and lake views, and have 32-inch flat-screen television and Internet access.

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