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Shellman Bluff
Reviewed 2 October 2012

We just spend 2 nights at the Ptarmigan Inn, and it was an enjoyable experience. In between summer crowds and ski season, we pretty much had the place to ourselves. Staff was super helpful with suggesting activities and great restaurants. Room was clean, bed comfortable and bathroom was clean, but on the small side. we had a small balcony with...

Thank BluffLife55
Evergreen, Colorado
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Other reviewers tagged it - stuck in the 70's, but who cares? Rates are reasonable, the place is clean and it doesn't smell and the staff is super friendly. Our room looked out over the gondola and we had a window that opened for evening cool air in the summer. One complaint - towels could be updated. The central location...

2Thank klcveep
Reviewed 26 June 2012

It was a little hard to find since they had the road tore up and it didn't have any signs in where to go or how to get to the hotel. But once we found it. The hotel was ok, staff was nice. It was pretty out dated. My husband and I laughed hard at the guest computers they had...

Thank Megs4327
Worthington, Ohio
Reviewed 16 April 2012

We booked this hotel for a late Spring skiing vacation. The day we arrived was in the mid 70's and we were already feeling down about our chances of getting any good snow. The initial appearance of the Inn did not lift our spirits. It looks more than a bit dated. After checking in we had trouble with our door...

4Thank Howtle
Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 27 March 2012

The Ptarmigan Inn, or P-tarm in the local vernacular, is in a wonderful location on the slopes of Steamboat. It's a very short ski down to the gondola, and you can ski right back to the door at the end of the day. The hotel itself is fine, but the furnishing are rather dated; tube tvs and vhs videoplayers in...

1Thank Seniomsed
Highland Mills, New York
Reviewed 16 March 2012

This inn and hotel has been in business for a long time. Its slopeside, a short slide to the gondola. I dont like big , corporate style hotels in ski areas . Reminds me of Manhattan . The Ptarmigan is small, confortable and very friendly. Buffet breakfast is great, lunch and dinner are also available and good. The bar is...

1Thank RichieG29
Grove, Oklahoma
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Amazing value. True ski in, ski out. Walk to fine dining, coffee shops, bars.. On-site restaurant is friendly, convenient, and fast. Great ski valet service. Ski right down to gondola in morning, ski right back to your door in the afternoon and hand your skis off. Decorating is dated. Will definitely stay there again!

Thank jbcardio
Reviewed 16 February 2012

If hotels received rewards for being mediocre, the Ptarmigan Inn would win. Other than nice lobby staff and a few nice waitresses at the Snowbird Inn, The Ptarmigan Inn reeked of average-averageness (you see, I can even make up a word about how mediocre this place was). I came here on a trip with my husband – as part of...

2Thank vass78
Austin, TX
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Location just can't be beat and great service. Every patron seemed to be having a great time, but I thought I was caught in the 70's. There hasn't been an update to a single piece of furniture in at least 30 years. But at least they keep everything as clean and you are right on the slopes. I would definitely...

Thank wheniamnotinaustin
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 6 February 2012

This place is not fancy by any means but is right on the mountain, has a wonderful staff and a great little bar/restaurant. The chili is amazing!

1Thank wombat44

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
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The Snowbird Restaurant
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only Steamboat hotel with ski-in, ski-out access. The Ptarmigan Inn is the premier Steamboat lodging option for your Steamboat ski vacation, offering Steamboat’s only affordable ski-in ski-out access to the Steamboat Ski Resort. Start your Steamboat vacation planning now by letting us help you with all your needs while you’re here in Steamboat Springs. Check room availability and book now or contact a Steamboat lodging concierge. You’ll be glad you did. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ptarmigan Inn

Address: 2304 Apres Ski Way, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Region: United States > Colorado > Steamboat Springs
Price Range: $245 - $444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Ptarmigan Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
The Ptarmigan Hotel Steamboat Springs
Best Western Ptarmigan Hotel
Best Western Steamboat Springs
Ptarmigan Inn Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs Best Western
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“Lower floors have no view, if that is important,”
 of 5 bubbles Sasswren, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best view is facing the mountains and the plaza of shops and resturants.”
 of 5 bubbles I9209KLstevec, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the mountains. This side of the hotel overlooks a stream and the ski village.”
 of 5 bubbles Loriis, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“higher floors have a really good view.”
 of 5 bubbles MapleMarvels, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“You probably do not want a room off the lobby, as it might be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 558dianneh, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
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