Editor Picks: Cheap Hotels in Moab

by Gareth Jones  |  Published February 22, 2022

For those in search of thrill-seeking outdoor activities, venture no further than Moab. Its new-found popularity as one of America’s great outdoors destinations has the city brimming with places to stay.

Log cabins at Moab Springs Ranch (Photo: Booking.com)

Located between the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, this small southwestern town goes big on unique opportunities to indulge in hiking, mountain-biking, white-water rafting and much, much more. Surrounded by red-rock cliffs on one side, and alpine peaks the other, Moab offers a multitude of ways to escape into the wilds. Here, we’ve selected the best cheapest options on the city’s hotel scene based on location, amenities and value for money.

Hotel Moab Springs Ranch

Give your stay in Moab a real rustic feel at Moab Springs Ranch. Located on the edge of Moab town – 11km from Mesa Arch, 11 km from North Window and 13 km from Landscape Arch – the ranch offers a unique log-cabin experience. Cabins are clean and spacious, and come with the backdrop of the idyllic red-mountains – perfect for barbecues (facilities provided). Other facilities include hot tubs, a restaurant, free private parking, and a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and garden. Rooms from $158 (2-4 people) per night.

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Hampton Inn Moab

Hampton Inn Moab (Photo: Booking.com)

Minutes from Arches National Park and the Slickrock mountain bike trail, the Hampton Inn Moab is a great place for those wishing to venture into nature. And if golf is your thing, you can tee-off and saunter the greens at the Moab Golf Course, just a short drive away. This calm and friendly hotel offers comfortable accommodation with a relaxed bar and lounge. Rooms are understatedly stylish, and are extremely clean and well maintained. An outdoor pool and fitness room are also on-site. The hotel offers on-site laundry facilities as well. Rooms from $99 per night.

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Sunflower Hill Luxury Inn

Located on a quiet and secluded residential street very close to Moab town centre, The Sunflower Inn radiates an idyllic atmosphere. Surrounded by flowers and trees, the hotel has a beautiful outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, a spa and wellness centre, and BBQ facilities. Staff are extremely helpful and friendly, and you feel a gust of warmth as soon as you enter the reception area. Rooms are clean and fresh, and are imbued with a vintage-country aesthetic, some offering balconies. Bathrooms are generously sized with sit-down bath facilities for a good soak. Breakfast is served daily. Rooms from $284 (2 people) per night.

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Sleep Inn & Suites Moab

Sleep Inn & Suites Moab (Photo: Booking.com)

For 2-star accommodation, Sleep Inn & Suites Moab is an absolute must. Rooms are bright, contemporary and comfortable, and come equipped with private bathrooms, satellite TV, and free Wi-Fi. Featuring a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, hot tubs and well-facilitated gym, the hotel offers health and rejuvenation on tap. Snacks and drinks are available at the bar. A buffet breakfast is available daily. With a supermarket and a host of bars and restaurants just across the street, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Rooms from $82 per night.

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Rustic Inn Moab

Rustic Inn is a down-to-earth self-catering hotel in central Moab. Stars and canyons glowing in the background lend it a somewhat atmospheric feel. Rooms are simply decorated in a cabin style with wooden doors, cupboards and walls strewn throughout. Facilities include a well-stocked kitchen for cooking or storing picnics for outdoors adventures. Or if mooching around Moab town is more preferable, the hotel is half a block away from Moab’s Main Street, where shops, bars, cafes and artsy joints pervade. Free parking is available on site. Rooms from $80 per night.

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