Roost Lodge

1 star
1783 North Frontage Rd. West, Vail, CO 81657
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.1
out of 5
30 reviews
Simple hotel, great location, great value

There's nothing fancy about the Roost, but it's a great place if your looking for an inexpensive,... See full review

  • Traveling MHO
  • Aug 19, 2013
Great Night's Sleep

My wife and I had to make a last minute trip to Vail. First we mistakenly double booked rooms to... See full review

  • SuprSport427
  • Jun 26, 2013
Cockadoodledoo for this budget-friendly West Vail lodge

Guests can hardly miss the red-barn exterior of Roost Lodge. The hotel's location on I-70 and on Vail's free shuttle line makes it an economical, convenient lodging option near Vail. Slopes, shopping and restaurants are minutes away, as are the area's outdoor attractions. At Roost Lodge, complimentary amenities meet travelers' most basic needs: Continental breakfast, wireless Internet access and parking are all free. Roost Lodge is pet-friendly (fees apply). The rooms do not have air conditioning.

Highlights
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool, plus sauna and hot tub
  • Located on Vail's free bus route
  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • Outdoor patio and barbecue grill area
Rooms

Roost Lodge's 72 guest rooms are comfortably furnished. Find a country feeling with crisp white walls, plaid bedspreads, two-post beds and maple furnishings. Windows open to let in fresh mountain breezes. All rooms have televisions with expanded cable channels, direct-dial phones and private bathrooms with a combination shower and tub. Larger rooms sport a refrigerator, microwave and small dining table. All rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeepers visit rooms daily, and guests can request wake-up calls and cribs. The rooms do not have air conditioning.

Features

Roost Lodge offers basic amenities for travelers. The hotel's complimentary breakfast, served daily, includes pastries, coffee, cold cereal and juice. A lobby microwave comes in handy for quick snacks. In pleasant weather, guests can enjoy a picnic, thanks to an outdoor patio and gas barbecue grill. A spa tub, sauna and outdoor swimming pool also provide outdoor entertainment in pleasant weather. For more excitement, guests can catch Vail's free shuttle, which stops outside Roost Lodge, for quick access to ski lifts, shopping and restaurants. Roost Lodge offers free parking, including space for trucks and RVs.

Transportation
  • Eagle County Airport (42.8 mi/68.5 km)
  • Denver International Airport (122 mi/195.2 km)
  • Complimentary Vail town shuttle stop (Outside)
  • Colorado Mountain Express shuttle service (fees apply)
Attractions
  • Vail Ski Resort (2.7 mi/4.3 km)
  • Betty Ford Alpine Gardens (3.9 mi/6.2 km)
  • Gerald Ford Amphitheatre (3.9 mi/6.2 km)
  • White River National Forest (4.8 mi/7.7 km)
  • Beaver Creek Ski Resort (9.5 mi/15.2 km)
  • Vilar Performing Arts Center (10.8 mi/17.4 km)
Policies and fees

For arrivals checking in after 10 p.m., please call (970) 476-5451.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

39.6349 -106.4114
Area served
Vail, CO
Nearby airports
Denver International Airport Eagle Regional Airport
Area description
The Roost Lodge is located in West Vail approximately 5 minutes from the slopes , 2 blocks from restaurants and shopping. The hotel is on the free city bus route.

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Roost Lodge Rooms

Double Room
Standard guest room with two double beds, dresser, mirror, TV and private bath. TO RESERVE A PET-FRIENDLY ROOM OR FOR ARRIVALS CHECKING IN AFTER 10PM, PLEASE CONTACT 970-476-5451. Our rooms do not have air conditioning.

Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Activities
Outdoor pool
Parking
Free parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (30)

Ratings and reviews for Roost Lodge

Overall score

2.1 / 5
5.01.0
30 out of 30
Amenities:
1.8
Room cleanliness:
2.5
Hotel staff:
3.1
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3.6
Value:
3.1

57% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Roost Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Traveling MHO
Business
Denver, CO
Aug 19, 2013

Simple hotel, great location, great value

There's nothing fancy about the Roost, but it's a great place if your looking for an inexpensive, clean, simple room. The staff is friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and have all the necessities. The heated pool, sauna, and hot tub are nice bonuses for the price. If there's one thing that could improve it is the continental breakfast.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Roost Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
USA
Dec 8, 2007

Ski Vail on a Budget

Not fancy but has everything you need. Room was clean, heat worked great, staff was friendly & helpful. Pretty basic but comfortable!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

McDonalds is it, otherwise take the shuttle or drive somewhere

Review of Roost Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SuprSport427
Business
Grand Junctin, CO
Jun 26, 2013

Great Night's Sleep

My wife and I had to make a last minute trip to Vail. First we mistakenly double booked rooms to the hotel. One call to the lodge and they happily corrected my mistake. The rooms were dated and simple. The hotel was located next to the interstate. I expected these to maybe affect my nights stay. I was happy to discover that the room we had , had very little noise from traffic, and the beds, though old, were absolutely comfortable. We had a very good nights sleep. Since that was the purpose of the hotel in the first place, I feel for the price, especially in Vail, it was a super value. Thank you again to the staff for making our stay simple and comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Roost Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
USA
Dec 8, 2007

Ski Vail on a Budget

Not fancy but has everything you need. Room was clean, heat worked great, staff was friendly & helpful. Pretty basic but comfortable!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

McDonalds is it, otherwise take the shuttle or drive somewhere

Review of Roost Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Steve Flowers Photography
Arizona
Aug 18, 2013

Roost serves it's purpose.

I was returning to Phoenix from a backpacking trip near Granby Colorado. I use to live in Vail and knew the Roost would be a great place for us to clean up, sleep in a bed, and be able to show my friends a little bit of Vail. The Roost pulls this off. I wish there were a few more budget minded lodging options in the town of Vail. A couple of things to keep in mind. In the summer you will most likely sleep with the window open (no air just heat for the winter). This makes the freeway facing rooms a bit loud. The rooms have small fans that pull in that amazing mountain air and provide some good white noise. Our room faced the freeway and I slept just fine. Ask for rooms facing away from the freeway for a bit more peace in the summer however. The Roost is not luxury lodging by any stretch. But if your traveling I-70 or want to explore the Vail Valley without throwing a ton of money down on the other lodging options in town....check in at the Roost. Severing a purpose in Vail for decades.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Roost Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
good deal seeker
los angeles, ca
Feb 18, 2014

great location!

average. Great location, rooms are basic, but clean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Roost Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Colt 45
Port Aransas, TX
Apr 23, 2009

No snow!

Average hotel. Nothing to complain about, nothing to praise.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Roost Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Mike from the East
NYC
Mar 8, 2010

Exactly What I Thought....

This was great for what I wanted...close to Vail without overpaying. The bus line (take it) is so easy and picks you up at the Roost...very cool....Rooms arent great but whatever- they were okay- you should be on mountain and in village anyway.....

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
4
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Use the bus...saves money with parking and if you want to have drinks or whatever.....they come a lot and are free...

Review of Roost Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Mike from the East
NYC
Mar 8, 2010

Exactly What I Thought....

This was great for what I wanted...close to Vail without overpaying. The bus line (take it) is so easy and picks you up at the Roost...very cool....Rooms arent great but whatever- they were okay- you should be on mountain and in village anyway.....

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
4
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Use the bus...saves money with parking and if you want to have drinks or whatever.....they come a lot and are free...

Review of Roost Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Colt 45
Port Aransas, TX
Apr 23, 2009

No snow!

Average hotel. Nothing to complain about, nothing to praise.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
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