Wondering where to stay in Moab? No worries I got you covered. There are plenty places to stay in or around Moab that offer comfortable accommodations and location to match.
Utah’s largest town, Moab is an adventure seekers paradise. People flock from all over the country to explore Moab by mountain bike, by jeep or with ATV’s.
Not to mention it neighbors Arches National Park which is one of the best national parks in Utah! Canyonlands National Park is also within an hours drive and Dead Horse State Park which deserves an honorable mention is close by.
I put together a list of the best places to stay in Moab so you can spend more time researching hikes and bike trails and less time finding the perfect place to stay.
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Best Places to Stay in Moab
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Cheap Places to Stay in Moab – Budget & Mid Range
Red Stone Inn
This motel is quaint and simple. Located a few blocks south of downtown Moab, you can’t go wrong with the Red Stone Inn for the price. All rooms are equipped with efficiency kitchen which is useful if you’re traveling Moab on a budget.
There is a bicycle maintenance area, BBQ area, hot tub and laundry on site. Guests also have free access to the pool next door at the Big Horn Lodge which is the Red Stone Inn’s sister property.
Adventure Inn Moab
This is an older but well kept motel in Moab. Located on the North end of downtown Moab, the Adventure Inn is walkable to several restaurants and puts you closer to Arches NP than other hotels in Moab in this list.
This is a cheap place to stay in Moab as rooms start at $78 a night. All rooms are equipped with a coffee machine, microwave and A/C. The best part about the Adventure Inn is that it is powered by solar panels, making this a cheap and eco friendly place to stay in Moab.
The Rustic Inn is a self-catering accommodation in Central Moab. For the price and location this is one of the best hotels near Arches National Park located 4 and a half mile away. It is one block off the main drag, the Rustic Inn is quiet at night and walkable to restaurants, shopping and rental shops.
The rooms are basic but come with a kitchenette including a fridge, microwave, oven and coffee maker. This is a great place to stay if you are traveling Moab on a budget as you can make meals in your room and the cost of each room per night is around $100 without a discount.
Another unique place to stay near Arches National Park (15 minutes away), the Gonzo Inn is located in the heart of Moab. The condo style rooms are decorated in a collection of diverse decor. Each room is large and equipped a small kitchenette including a mini fridge, coffee maker and microwave.
The inn has a great pool and hot tub perfect for relaxing after a day of hiking through Arches. Walking distance to several restaurants and breakfast is included when you book a stay at the Gonzo Inn.
Kokopelli West studio
The Kokpelli West studio is a small yet colorful accommodation in Moab conveniently located a block off the Main Street in Moab. This stay has a kitchenette with mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, A/ C and free Wi-Fi. Staying here also gives you access to a furnished patio area, gas grill and community hot tub.
Within a short walk you’ll be at restaurants, coffee shops, jeep rentals, bike rentals and the Moab Visitor Center on Main Street. This is a great price for the location as its within 10 minutes of Arches National Park.
Red Cliffs Condo
The Red Cliffs Condo is a perfect place to stay if you’re traveling in a group or with your family where each child requires there own room. The 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo can accommodate up to 8 guests. The condo also provides parking for up to 3 vehicles.
The condo is newly renovated with wooden furnishes and a fully equipped kitchen and large dining area. Biking enthusiasts will enjoy 2 bike trails (the Pipe Dream and Pipe Line) within a mile of the condo.
Stay at the Red Cliffs condo for a low cost per night, comfortable beds and a great location.
Glamp in a Tipi
The Glamping Tipi is one of the most unique Airbnbs in Moab because you are staying in a Tipi. The tipi comes equipped with several modern amenities including a tv, lights and a comfortable bed.
There is a grill and BBQ area along with an outdoor sink and fire pit making it possible to cook your own meals. There is also a chill out area to relax at equipped with hammocks.
There is a communal bathroom, showers and washer/dryer on property. If you’ve been camping for a while road tripping through Utah, this is a great place to stay in Moab to get a clean shower and wash your laundry.
Purple Sage Flats
Are you traveling with your pet? You can book a stay at the Purple Sage Flats and bring your furry friend along for an extra $15 a night.
The stay can accommodate up to 4 people, 1 king and 1 queen bed, along with a fully stocked kitchen. You can’t beat the location with just a short walk to Main Street. Common amenities include a shared hot tub, fire pit, outdoor grill, bike storage, laundry room and free parking.
MainStay Suites Moab
If you are on a budget but don’t want to sacrifice amenities such as a pool, a fitness center or A/C then the MainStay Suites would be a great option of Moab hotels. For a room between $100-$150 you get a lot for the price.
The rooms are bright and open and provide all the comforts of your own home. The pool is spacious and they serve an above average continental breakfast. Some rooms have a kitchenette with a full size refrigerator and stove which helps save on money if you wanted to cut food costs here and there.
Where to Stay in Moab for Luxury
Sunflower Hill Inn
The Sunflower Hill Inn is a boutique hotel of 12 rooms. Choose from a guest room in one of the farm houses, the ranch house or a garden cottage. Each room comes with a patio or a balcony.
The decoration throughout the Inn make you feel like you’re in your grandmothers pristine plantation home. This Moab bed and breakfast has a lot of character I especially love the rocking chairs on the porch.
The grounds are beautiful and filled with flowers. There is a BBQ area for grilling, spa, pool and hot tub on site. This is a great place to get peace and quiet and truly unwind. There is an option for breakfast every morning along with fresh baked cookies in the lounge area which are always a treat after a long day of hiking.
The location is great, off the main drag in Moab but still close enough to several restaurants, a brewery and a few super markets. A wonderful Moab lodging option.
Red CLiffs Lodge Moab
⭐️ A Top Pick of where to stay in Moab Utah
If you’re looking for a beautiful location right on the scenic Colorado River then the Red Cliffs Lodge is where to stay near Moab. Opt for a balcony room with views of the river so you can sip a glass of wine during sunset as you take in the views.
Speaking of wine, the Castle Creek Winery sits on property which features a large deck that overlooks the Colorado River. There is also a restaurant on site that is open from March to December.
The rooms are decorated with large wooden furniture as you would have in a lodge, hence the name the Red Cliffs Lodge. There are mountain bike rentals and horseback riding available on property. They can also arrange a rafting tour if you desire.
Located 25 minutes away from Moab, the views, the winery and the serenity make this one of the best places to stay near Moab. There is also a outdoor pool, gym and 2 tennis courts on property which seals the deal.
⭐️ The Best Place to Stay in Moab
The Hoodoo Moab is where to stay in Moab if you want top of the line luxury and amenities. This newly built hotel has one of the best properties in Moab. Located one block off the main road but still walking distance to several restaurants, bike rentals and jeep rentals in Moab.
The rooms are clean, modern and stylish. The best part of staying at the Hoodoo Moab is the elegant pool, it’s an oasis in the desert. Other amenities include a hot tub, fitness center, restaurant and bar on site. You won’t be disappointed with this hotel in Moab.
Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn
The Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn has the best location in Moab. This newly renovated hotel several upscale amenities available including a year-round hot tub and 24-hour gym. The pool area is huge but seasonal and the breakfast is better than average.
The rooms are big and modern. You can’t beat a stay at the Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn for luxury and price.
Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa
🍾 If you need a splurge!
The Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa is one of Moab’s most upscale resorts. A short drive from Moab, the resort sits on 240 acres in a dramatic landscape and offers breath taking views.
Each room is equipped with a kitchenette and beautiful wooden decor. The Old West style furniture only add to the appeal of the elegant resort. Dinner at the River Grill (the restaurant on site) serves farm to table cuisine and offers views of the Colorado River with the red rock canyon as its backdrop.
There is hiking nearby along with horseback riding and rafting. Moab and Arches National Park are within a 30 minutes drive.
Relax at the pool, hot tub or enjoy the top of the line spa. The Sorrel River Ranch Resort and Spa is worth the splurge and is one of the best places to stay in Utah.
Hyatt Place Moab
The Hyatt Place is centrally located in Moab close to restaurants and shopping is another oasis in the desert. Staying at the Hyatt Place comes with its perks including the spa, the outdoor pool, fitness center and continental breakfast served daily.
Rooms are modern and tastefully decorated. This is a perfect place to relax and rejuvenate after a full day of exploring and hiking through Arches National Park. Plus there’s a bar and restaurant on property if you enjoy an evening drink without having to leave the comforts of your resort.
Under Canvas Moab
If you like to camp but in more luxury, you’ll enjoy Under the Canvas glamping in Moab. This is the perfect place to stay in Moab if you love star gazing. Located 15 minutes away from Arches National Park, less than 25 minutes to Dead Horse State Park and within an hour to Canyonlands National Park.
You can stay in a basic safari tent with a shares bathroom or style yourself out in a luxury tent complete with a shower, sink and lounge area and sofa bed. Every tent comes with linens and a fan because it is the desert after all and it gets hot especially in the summer months of July and August.
If you want to stay in nature but still be able to charge your devices you won’t be disappointed with a stay at Under the Canvas in Moab, Utah.
Best Places to Camp in Moab
Up the Creek Campground
Up the Creek Campground is a tents only, walk-in campground located just 2 blocks from Main Street. The shaded campground can accommodate up to 18 tents, has a grilling station, picnic tables, hot showers, toilets and is right alongside a bike path. The campground is walkable to many restaurants and rental shops.
Moab Valley RV Resort
This RV Resort is located 2 miles north of Moab and is open all year round. There are a lot of amenities to enjoy here. The park has hot showers, a swimming pool, bicycle wash and repair station, dog park and free WiFi. Plus there’s a hot tub, grilling area and BBQ area.
This KOA can be found 4 miles south of Moab. The grounds have showers, laundry, a store, Wifi and a pool. The Moab KOA can accommodate RV’s, tents and there are cabins for rent. The deluxe cabins come with there own bathrooms and linens or you can rent a basic tent cabin.
Slickrock campgrounds can accommodate tents and RV’s. There are also air-conditioned or heated cabins available for rent but does not have a kitchen or a bathroom. This campground is open all year round and has communal showers, a store, outdoor cafe and a pool.