Situated on the banks of the Monongahela River, Morgantown is a small town in West Virginia and home to West Virginia University, which houses a small art museum and sculpture garden. The town was a test site for a new Rapid Transit System in the 1970s, which still sees pod-like train cars transport locals, students, and tourists around the town today.
A lot of people visiting Morgantown decide to stay in one of the many hotels near the West Virginia University. The university swells the population of the town by up to 30,000, and the area around the university is perfect for anyone in town visiting friends or family, or on work at the college. If you are in Morgantown and are looking to get active during your stay, one of the hotels near the Coopers Rock State Forest would be perfect. Located 13 miles outside of town, this 12,00 acre forest is great for hiking and biking and will treat you to spectacular views over the surrounding countryside.
Staying close to the West Virginia Botanical Garden is a pleasant option for anyone keen to visit this beautiful sculpture garden while in town. Entry is free of charge and there are over four miles of easy trails to follow as well as beautifully landscaped gardens and flower beds to admire. Those interested in botanics should also visit the Core Arboretum, owned by the University but open to the public. Golfing enthusiasts might prefer staying in one of the hotels near the Lakeview Golf Course, which is a large golf course and resort a few miles from Coopers Rock State Forest.
Morgantown has 26 3 star hotels and one 4 star hotel for you to choose from. The 4 star hotel in Morgantown is a beautiful resort with stunning views and a serene setting. Facilities include an onsite casino, golf course, and restaurant. In-room facilities include safes, coffee machines, free WiFi, and cable TV. The 3 star hotels in Morgantown offer a lot of great amenities from a free breakfasts and free WiFi to on-site restaurants, TVs in all the rooms, and many with excellent locations and views.
For those in Morgantown because of a meeting or a conference, there are 25 business hotels catering to your needs. However, should you be planning your visit Morgantown with a four-legged friend, why not check out the 15 pet-friendly hotels that will openly welcome both you and your furry friend?
Morgantown Municipal Airport is the closest airport to Morgantown and there are a number of hotels near the airport to spend the night before departing. A larger airport with more flights and more routes would be North Central West Virginia Airport, which has a good range of airport hotels.