Gillette, WY is known as
the "Energy Capital of the Nation" because
it features vast quantities of natural gas, oil, and coal
bed methane gas. In 1891, a livestock company named and
planned the town of Gillette and sold plots of land for
farming homesteads. The city of Gillette was named after
Edward Gillette because his geological survey saved the
railroad vast amounts of money. Gillette is an excellent
city for tourists, with popular attractions like the Campbell
County Rockpile Museum and is home to the West-Eagle Butte
Mine. Prices for hotels in Gillette are highest
in the summer, and reduced significantly throughout the
rest of the year. Even during the summer, however,
Gillette hotels still have great availabilities, and travelers
should have no trouble finding a hotel room throughout
When heading to the Energy Capital of the Nation there
are many Gillette hotels available for visitors to choose.
The Clarion Hotel is one of the Gillette WY hotels that
are located within proximity of Interstate 90, less than
one mile from Powder River. This Gillette Hotel is in
the vicinity of attractions, like the Keyhole State Park,
Dalby Memorial Park. The Gillette-Campbell County Airport
is around eight miles away. A variety of shops, restaurants
and lounges are nearby. The Clarion Hotel also offers
a restaurant with breakfast and dinner options.
The Best Value Inn of Gillette, WY is one of the
hotels in Gillette Wyoming, located in the town center. The hotel is less than five blocks from downtown and within walking
distance from diners and shopping malls. The Best Value
Inn offers many modern amenities. These include in-room
coffeemaker, hairdryer, refrigerator, microwave and iron
w/ board, in-room electronic safe and wireless Internet
access. The Best Value Inn is one of the hotels in Gillette
Wyoming that offer an extended continental breakfast.
The largest and generally busiest hotel property in
Gillette is the Best Western Tower West Lodge, located
in town and only a 10 minute drive from the airport for
travelers who might have a Wyoming
flight to catch. Prices are most expensive during
the summer, but in general prices will be between $50
and $100 for a room. The Best Western has an indoor
heated pool, making it a favorite with families and children.
A lounge and restaurant are also located on site.
If you prefer quaint and reclusive to one of the above
Gillette WY hotels, you can stay at one of the many bed
and breakfasts in Gillette. One in particular is the Heart
Spear Hideaway Guest house. It features two guest rooms
with private and/or shared baths, full or continental
breakfast. Whenever you get to Gillette Wyoming, the hotels
will offer you a place you can stay at and enjoy.