One of your best options for cheap Scottsbluff lodging may well be camping. There are more than eight campgrounds, including private areas and those on state and national park property. There is primitive camping as well as campgrounds with water, sewer, and electric hook ups. Several have facilities such as swimming pools and lakes for outdoor recreation on the water. There are fishing and hunting camps, as well as secluded lodges and Scottsbluff hotels that cater to these sportsmen.
Numerous Scottsbluff motels also provide cheap Scottsbluff lodging in a variety of properties. Several of these have truck parking and hook ups for recreational vehicles and motor homes. To help save on the costs of dining out, many Scottsbluff motels also have microwaves and refrigerators. Many serve complimentary Continental breakfast, and good restaurants are quite close to all of them. Several of the Scottsbluff motels have exercise rooms, outdoor swimming, and laundry facilities. Almost all will have nonsmoking rooms available and will allow pets.
Scottsbluff accommodations also include a modern and extensive wilderness YMCA Camp. While this offers residency programs (primarily in the summer) for children and youths, it is also a family facility with a number of excellent outdoor adventure activities, and is available for group events like business retreats and family reunions. The full kitchen and dining room can serve as many as 130 people.
As befits a major destination for Nebraska vacations, you will find that there are many Scottsbluff hotels located both in town and the surrounding communities of Gering, Terrytown, Bayard, Mitchell, and Bridgeport. Several of these are national franchise chains with recognizable names, such as Holiday Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn, and Days Inn. There are also some less recognizable names of similar quality. The Candlelight Inn and the Monument Inn and Suites have kitchenette suites available. The Oak Tree Inn has a classic 1950s diner located next to it. Some of these Scottsbluff hotels have conference centers and meeting rooms; many have indoor and/or outdoor swimming pool, and several have airport shuttle service.
Both unique and authentic experiences as well as cheap Scottsbluff lodging can be found at some of the charming bed and breakfast inns. These also give you a taste of the region’s history and an opportunity for intimate interaction with the local people. One of the most unique of these, the Barn Anew Bed and Breakfast, is located in a restored 1907 barn set in the shadow of the famous bluff. It is decorated with authentic Western and pioneer antique furnishings and Native American artwork. There is a music parlor, sun room, and a lounge with breathtaking views. Hearty home-cooked breakfasts are served, and there are walking and hiking trails available. The Hanlon House offers special-interest Nebraska vacation packages for weekends or a full week, including a knitting package that includes tours of a nearby sheep ranch and a history package that includes tours of some of the museums and historic attractions.
Whatever kind of Scottsbluff accommodations you choose, you will find that the all the regional attractions are quite accessible, either by car rentals or by walking if you’re staying in the town.