Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington
5 Best Western Place, Rutland, VT 05701-9705
Phone: +1 802-773-3200 | Fax: 802/773-6615 | 112 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 4:00 PM | Online Reservations
Located in Vermont's Green Mountains, our hotel offers so much to do this season.
Looking for hotels in Rutland, VT offering the best service, quality and amenities? Look no further than the Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington. With the friendliest service in Rutland, Vermont, and a prime location close to legendary ski resorts, guests feel instantly at home when staying with us.
For our leisure travelers, we also offer daily complimentary continental breakfast to get you started on the right note. Piping hot waffles, fresh fruits, sweet pastries and a selection of yogurt and cereal finished with bottomless Green Mountain Coffee® is the perfect start to your day.
Whether you're heading to Killington Mountain or Okemo Mountain, enjoy a day of skiing and then relax by the fire in our lobby. General Electric employees count on us to provide great hospitality, and the Rutland Regional Medical Center brings many to the area year-round for meetings and training.
Are you heading to Rutland, VT to visit local craft breweries or museums? Or is it a meeting at Green Mountain Power or VELCO that has you coming this way? No matter why you’re in Rutland VT, stay at the Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington and feel like you're staying with family.
At our central Vermont hotel, Vermont skiing is just minutes away. We are minutes away from both the Red Clover Inn and Mountain Top Inn, premier wedding venues in our area. For the ultimate family or romantic getaway, take advantage of everything there is to do near our Green Mountain hotel.
Reserve a relaxing stay at the Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington!
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Complimentary continental breakfast, including a fresh hot waffle bar
- Outdoor pool Heated Seasonal salt water pool
- Complimentary breakfast
- Tennis courts
- Safe deposit box
- 24-hour front desk
- Guest Services staff is glad to help with area information
- Ice/vending machines, 24-hours
- Laundromat, coin operated washer/dryer in each building
- Mail services, use mailing address: 5 Best Western Place, Rutland, VT 05701
- Snow Skiing & Stay Packages available
- Truck/RV parking
- Parking for the physically challenged
- Free parking outdoors
- Fax services, nominal fee
- Cable satellite television In-room movies Lodgenet pay per view movies available. Cable satellite television, 42-inch LCD HDTV flat screens in all standard rooms. Suites have both a 42-inch and 37-inch in bedroom LCD HDTV flatscreens.
- Photocopy, nominal fee
- Exercise facility, 24 hours, free
- Cold weather hook-ups
- Outdoor parking free
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
- Late check out Upon request
- Inter/Exter corridor
- Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
- Fax machine
- Computer available
- Photocopy machine
- Complimentary USA Today® available Monday through Friday while supplies last.
- Recreational equipment available for sign-out at front desk
- Ski lockers, no charge
- Adjoining rooms available one bedroom suites adjoin classic hotel rooms
- Discount vouchers for area merchants and restaurants at front desk
- Environmental conservation program in place
- Balcony available second floor suites only
- Mountain view, some guest rooms provide mountain views
Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington
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Conveniently located, the best western inn & suites rutland-killington in Rutland, Vermont is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 43.635422 / Latitude: -72.937382
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: The north - Burlington. Take US Route 7 South to Rutland. Turn left onto US Route 4, go east towards Killington. The Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington is on the left side of the road.
From: The south - Hartford, CT. Take Interstate 91 North toward Bellows Falls. Take Exit 6 to State Highway 103 and follow US Route 7. Take US Route 4 East. Turn right to the Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington.
From: The east - Boston, MA. Take Interstate 93 towards Concord, New Hampshire. Exit onto Interstate 89, go north and follow to US Route 4. Follow US Route 4 West towards Rutland. The Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington is on the right.
From: The west. From New York City and New Jersey, take New York Thruway to Exit 24. Take the Northway to Exit 20, take Route 149 and follow east to US Route 4. Turn left onto US Route 7. Turn right onto US Route 4. The Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington is on the left.
Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Any time between Memorial Day and Columbus Day you'll be able to check out the fun at Branbury State Park. A top summer destination in Vermont, Branbury State Park is found in Brandon, just north of Rutland. It's along the eastern shoreline of Lake Dunmore and is part of the Green Mountain National Forest.
With 69 acres to explore at Branbury State Park, you and the family will no doubt find adventure. Take the boat out onto Lake Dunmore, rent a canoe, pedal boat, or kayak, or enjoy the nature center and its interpretive programs.
As you draw out your plans for another visit to Vermont, be sure to add Camp Plymouth State Park as a place to see. Open from Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day, Camp Plymouth State Park is 295 acres of beautiful Vermont parkland.
As you explore Camp Plymouth State Park, be sure to enjoy the fruits of Echo Lake. From the designated swimming areas, to boating and fishing, Echo Lake is a great way to spend a summer afternoon at Camp Plymouth State Park. Sadly, no pets are allowed at Camp Plymouth State Park, but there are a wealth of excellent hiking trails.
A public liberal arts school, Castleton State College was originally established in 1787 in Castleton in northern Vermont. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Castleton offers 30 undergraduate degrees, and two master’s programs.
The Castleton State College features points of interest like the Casella Fine Arts Center, the 1821 Old Chapel, and the Castleton State Spartans. Members of the NCAA Division III, the Spartans consists of 20 varsity teams at venues like Spartan Arena.
Make the most of your next visit to Vermont with an edifying campus tour of the College of St. Joseph. Plan to visit the charming city of Rutland in southwestern Vermont soon and check out this historic school. You can find the College of St. Joseph easily, just off of Highway 4 and only minutes southwest from downtown Rutland.
A private Liberal Arts school, the College of St. Joseph has its roots tied to the Catholic religion. It features a campus rural in nature and 117 acres in size. When you do visit the campus, be sure to check out some highlights like the Giorgetti Library, and the College of St. Joseph's Athletic Center – home of the Fighting Saints.
Enjoy a glimpse of history and nostalgia when you visit Coolidge State Park in Vermont. What some might consider to be a relic, Coolidge State Park is, virtually, untouched from it's original construction in the 1930s. With sterling views of the rolling hillsides near Ludlow, Coolidge State Park is top destination for those seeking outdoor recreation.
Open from Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day, Coolidge State Park is one of the highlights of the 21,500-acre Calvin Coolidge State Forest. Take in the majestic views, enjoy a pleasant picnic, hike any of the nearby trails, or spot your favorite birds in the local foliage.
You're primed for an adventure on your next visit to Vermont when you explore Emerald Lake State Park. Found in Dorset, south of Rutland, Emerald Lake State Park is a popular destination for summer travelers and locals; it opens Memorial Day weekend and closes Columbus Day weekend.
At Emerald Lake State Park, you'll find boat rentals, firewood for sale, a playground for the kiddos, and plenty of fun on Emerald Lake – enjoy fishing the shores, or take a dip and cool off. The Pavilion at Emerald Lake seats up to 100 people and is ideal for large gatherings and events. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted at Emerald Lake State Park.
Head for greener pastures in Vermont with a trip to Gifford Woods State Park. A top destination in Killington, Gifford Woods State Park is well known for its many hiking trails, tree-lined horizons, and is pet friendly – feel free to bring all members of the family. Drive to Gifford Woods State Park from nearby Rutland.
Gifford Woods State Park was a project of the Civilian Conservation Corps, and was initially opened in 1934. At 285 acres, Gifford Woods State Park has plenty of room to accommodate visitors from all over. You'll be able to access the park starting on May 16 of each year, and it closes for winter on October 19.
As you make plans to visit Vermont, be sure to prepare for an outdoor adventure filled with hikes, nature viewing, lakeside fun, and so much more. You'll find the action at the very impressive – if not massive – Green Mountain National Forest. At 399,151 acres in size, Green Mountain NF is the largest contiguous land mass in Vermont.
Established in 1932, Green Mountain NF so large is weaves in and around counties like Bennington, Rutland, Addison, and even Windsor. Make the drive in from nearby Rutland or Bennington and check out this national forest. The North Zone features the Abbey Pond Trail – great for day hikes, while the South Zone is home to the very popular Bald Mountain.
Located in central Vermont, Half Moon State Park is a quaint getaway for outdoor enthusiasts, or simply vacationers looking to experience the beautiful Vermont scenery. Visitors will relish in the variety of outdoor recreation along the shores of Half Moon Pond.
Explore the park using the hiking trail that surrounds not only the park, but the pond as well. With a beach area and car top boat launch, aquatic adventurers can take to the waters and fish for largemouth bass, rainbow trout, and yellow perch. The park also features a horseshoe pit, volleyball, and playground area making it ideal for the entire family.
Hit the Slopes with Someone Special at Killington
The Killington Ski Resort is home to a 3,050-foot vertical drop, the largest in New England. Killington consists of 141 runs – the longest of which is the 6.2-mile Juggernaut Trail – all on 752 skiable acres.
Killington is also home to the Outer Limits ski trail, which is New England’s steepest mogul run, and an Accelerated Learning Area for beginners.
Killington Ski Resort summer activities include golf, wall climbing, and hiking, biking, and horseback riding and along 45 miles of trail.
Lake St. Catherine State Park was originally opened in 1953 as a small picnic area. Since, it’s become 117 acres of outdoor family-fun along Lake St. Catherine. Enjoy hiking trails, picnicking, and swimming on the two sandy beaches.
Of course, because of the lakeside vicinity, boating and fishing are popular activities among park goers. No boat, no problem – boats are available for rent through park services. Moreover, kids will love the play area and concessions as well.
Open year round, Lowell Lake State Park outside of Rutland, is a haven for water-recreation enthusiasts visiting Vermont. The park features two different lake trails traversing the park as well, giving hikers, bikers, and horseback riders a scenic tour of the lake’s shoreline.
Of course, the lake offers a great deal of aquatic activities as well. With a small boat launch, guests can bring canoes and kayaks and explore the pristine waters of Lowell Lake, while traveling out to Annie’s Island. Picnic shelters are also available on the shore, as well as a great deal of fishing.
Focused on conserving Vermont's beautiful natural resources, Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park is located east of Rutland. Aside from offering numerous outdoor activities, the park features sights like sugar maples, covered bridges, and unbroken stone walls.
The park also includes guided mansion tours of the George Perkins Marsh Boyhood Home, working woodlands workshops, ancient carriage trails, and the carriage barn.
A private liberal arts school, Middlebury College was founded in 1800 in Middlebury, Vermont. Middlebury features 44 bachelors degree programs, and is located at its 350-acre main campus in Middlebury – plus a 1,800-acre Bread Loaf Mountain campus.
Visitors to Middlebury College can check out Otter Creek Falls, Old Stone Row, and the Middlebury College Museum of Art. Middlebury College is also home to 31 varsity teams – known as the Middlebury Panthers and found at sites like Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium.
Plan an outdoor adventure in Vermont. Mount Ascutney State Park consists of approximately 2,000 acres of central Vermont scenery, just east of Rutland. Given its namesake, Mount Ascutney is the park’s primary attraction; enticing visitors from all over the country to traverse the summit road and hiking trail over 3,000 feet to the mountaintop.
Of course, visitors who scale the summit will be treated to an outstanding view from numerous points along the summit road as well as from the actual summit. Explore over 12 miles of hiking trails, with picnic areas at the base of the mountain, and be sure to visit the look out tower near Brownsville Rock.
Life in the northeast of the US can yield unique and advantageous rewards. In Vermont, for example, one of the top local productions is Maple syrup. During your next visit to the Green Mountain State, head for the city of Rutland and check out the very delicious New England Maple Museum.
Found in Pittsford, just north of Rutland, the New England Maple Museum is open seven days a week, and is family owned and operated. You'll explore, as they call it, "the most complete collection of sugaring artifacts in existence," when you tour the New England Maple Museum. Be sure to check out the Tasting Room and the Gift Shop.
Those who visit Vermont are often struck by how many unique, impressive, and ultimately must-see attractions there are available in the state. Whether it be awe-inspiring outdoor adventures, or the seemingly endless amount of museums to tour, Vermont has it all. And one of those sites you'll no doubt want to visit is the Normal Rockwell Museum.
Found in the city of Rutland, just along Highway 4, the Norman Rockwell Museum celebrates the life and work of the American-born author, illustrator, and painter. Established in 1976, the Norman Rockwell Museum is home to a wide range of Rockwell's art and Rockwell-inspired works. You can find unique and interesting artifacts, like the more than 2,500 magazine covers he graced, and plenty more. Visit soon.
Hold on to Your Skis at Okemo Mountain Resort
Founded in 1955, the Okemo Mountain Resort is a Vermont ski area located in Ludlow. Consisting of 624 skiable acres, Okemo Mountain ski area is home to five terrain parks, and 119 runs – the longest of which is 4.5 miles.
Okemo’s highest point is at 3,344 feet, with a base elevation of 1,134 feet – making it the biggest vertical drop in southern Vermont.
The Okemo ski area also has 12 chairlifts, and five onsite lodges – including Epic Restaurant in the Solitude Day Lodge.
During the summer, OKemo Mountain Resort features amusement parks, golf courses, and hikes along Healdville Trail.
Visit Quechee State Park, the staging area for a journey to Quechee Gorge – Vermont’s deepest gorge. The gorge reaches depths of 165 feet, formed by approximately 13,000 years of glacial activity.
The park is located near Rutland, where guests can enjoy hiking and fishing on nearby Dewey’s Pond, as well as picnicking, horseshoes, and volleyball. The gorge, the park’s focal point, can only be found along the park's hiking trail.
Plan for a day out on the course the next time you visit Vermont. Head for the southwestern region of the state and visit Rutland, home of the aptly named Rutland Golf Course. Whether you're a scratch golfer or you barely touch the clubs you borrowed from you neighbor, the Rutland Golf Course will yield a fun-filled day of pars, puts, and bunker shots.
Found along Grove Street within the Rutland Country Club – no to worry, the course is open for public play – the Rutland Golf Course is 18 lush and well-maintained holes that play to a par of 70. It features a max length of 6,134 yards, a slope rating of 125, and a course rating of 69.7. Rutland GC opened in 1901, and features bent grass greens. Book your tee time today.
Fly Into Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport
Formerly Rutland State Airport, the Rutland-Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT) is located in central Vermont in North Clarendon – and serves the Rutland metropolitan area. RUT is a public airport owned by the State of Vermont.
Covering 345 acres in Rutland County, RUT features two runways, and offers daily flights to Boston on Cape Air. Along with this commercial service, RUT offers cargo operations with FedEx and UPS.
Located east of Rutland, Silver Lake State Park is an aquatic recreational haven for Vermont Travelers. Given its namesake, the park is set along the shores of Silver Lake in central Vermont. Visitors are sure to enjoy the scenic shorelines, brimming with activities.
The 84-acre lake is the centerpiece of the park, but guests are sure to enjoy the outdoor activity on land: picnicking, playground, and more. For adventurers looking for more close-up action, rent a boat and enjoy swimming and fishing on the lake.
Located just east of Rutland, Thetford Hill is set among the southern tract of a Vermont state forest, offering a variety of outdoor recreation to all comers. The park was constructed in 1931 by the Civilian Conversation Corps, and houses many pastures and farmlands within the woodlands.
Visitors are encouraged to explore the scenery via the five-kilometer Woods Hill Trail, crisscrossing the parkland, ideal for hiking and cross-country running. The park has been known to host New England running championships, as well as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing events. The park also houses a picnic area available in the summer.
Make plans to visit Vermont soon and be sure to check out the impressive Vermont Marble Museum. Though the Green Mountain State has its fair share of impressive and must-tour museums, this one might just stand out above the rest. Found in Proctor, just a few minutes from nearby Rutland, the Vermont Marble Museum is an exceptional offering.
You'll find the Vermont Marble Museum in a wing of the old, no defunct, Vermont Marble Company building. As you embark on your tour of the Vermont Marble Museum, you'll no doubt be wow'd by the Hall of Presidents exhibit, which features a marble-carved bust of each U.S. President.
Located along the Connecticut River, Wilgus State Park has been a scenic part of Vermont’s state parks system since 1933. The park has since gone through multiple expansions and now is a very popular destination for kayak and canoe enthusiasts.
The park can be found just east of Ludlow in central Vermont. Enjoy the scenic picnic shelter located along the river shoreline and traverse the Pinnacle Trail – a one-mile foot trail cutting through the park, ideal for wildlife viewing.
Though Vermont, as a whole, is home to a wide range of iconic and historic destinations, one might just stand out above the rest. Plan your next visit to the Green Mountain State and head for the Wilson Castle. You can find this house museum only minutes from downtown Rutland.
Built in 1867, the Wilson Castle features a variety of architectural styles like Scottish baronial, Dutch neo-renaissance, and even Queen Anne. From late May through the end of October, tours of the Wilson Castle are available. This historic site is three stories with 32 total rooms, and a whopping 13 fireplaces.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 1.00 mile(s) from Norman Rockwell Art Museum
- 2.00 mile(s) from Vermont Backroad Tours, experience the road less traveled.
- 3.00 mile(s) from Rutland City Center
- 4.00 mile(s) from Vermont State Fair Ground
- 6.00 mile(s) from Chittenden Dam
- 7.00 mile(s) from Wilson Castle
- 8.00 mile(s) from The Carving Studio & Sculpture
- 10.00 mile(s) from New England Maple Museum
- 10.00 mile(s) from Vermont Marble Exhibit
- 10.00 mile(s) from Green Mountain National Forest
- 32.00 mile(s) from Billings Farm & Museum
- 35.00 mile(s) from Quechee Gorge
- 65.00 mile(s) from Ben and Jerry's Factory
- 100 mile(s) from Saratoga Performing Arts
- .10 mile(s) from Vermont Country Stores, The Rocking Horse and Burnham Hollow
- 4.00 mile(s) from Diamond Run Mall
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- 2.00 mile(s) from indoor rock climbing
- 4.00 mile(s) from Rutland Country Club, golf
- 5.00 mile(s) from Pico Ski Area and Alpine Slide
- 6.00 mile(s) from Appalachian Long Trail
- 8.00 mile(s) from Killington, snowmobile tours
- 9.00 mile(s) from cross-country skiing
- 12.00 mile(s) from Killington ski area
- 18 mile(s) from Okemo Mountain Resort
- 35.00 mile(s) from Devil's Bowl Speedway
Best Western Inn & Suites Rutland-Killington
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