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Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

by Lauren Dana Ellman
Photo: Courtesy of the property
by Lauren Dana Ellman
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Jackson Hole is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, with ample fishing, hiking, rafting, skiing, and snowboarding opportunities. This, plus its postcard-worthy mountain scenery, charming downtown area, and distinct Western flair, make it a great vacation spot for nature- and adventure-loving travelers of all ages. Those craving a stay that’s just as dynamic as the destination itself need not look further than the cowboy-cool Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole. Ahead, our full review of this rustic and oh-so-cozy escape. 

What You Need to Know 

The Look of Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

It's All in the Details

Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole oozes rustic charm with its striking Western-inspired exterior that features lots of wood and stone. The same aesthetic can be found inside the lodge-inspired lobby, which boasts Western-inspired sculptures, artwork, and photographs (fun fact: The hotel is home to one of the world’s largest private collections of wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen). Prepare to be dazzled by the striking antler-adorned chandelier adjacent to the roaring stone fireplace, which is flanked by comfy, red- and brown-colored seating. The main restaurant, the aptly named Whistling Grizzly, is equally cozy with its own fireplace, wood and stone accents, and ample wildlife photography. The handsome guest rooms and suites have a more refined look, with a color palette of primarily dark browns, tans, and beiges. There’s also plush bedding, upholstered headboards, leather furnishings, and wood accents. Select room categories also have en-suite stone or gas fireplaces. 

The Vibe of Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

If we could pick just three words to describe Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole, we’d say cozy, rustic, and charming. The hotel’s small size and intimate lodge-like feel — coupled with the warm, welcoming service — make it feel like your very own Western hideaway. 

Who Will Love Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

Budget-conscious travelers will love the Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole for its wallet-friendly rates and ample amenities — though more on those in a bit. 

Who Might Not Love Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

Skiers and snowboarders should note that Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole is not a ski-in/ski-out property, so those looking to be on the slopes may want to look elsewhere. It’s also located about a mile from downtown Jackson Hole, so those hoping to be in the middle of the town’s hustle and bustle should consider alternate accommodations. 

Best Amenity at Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

The on-site Whistling Grizzly restaurant serves locally sourced, Western-inspired fare in a rustic-chic setting. Menu staples include elk tenderloin, bison burgers, and house-smoked Idaho steelhead trout dip. The complimentary shuttle service to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Snow King Resort is also noteworthy, as are discounted lift tickets for hotel guests. 

Money Matters

What’s Included at Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

Your stay includes the aforementioned complimentary shuttle service, laundry facilities, use of the hot tub and the Peloton-equipped fitness center, bike rentals, Wi-Fi, and, in winter, bus tickets into town or out to the village to ski.

Extra Fees & Costs You Should Know About at Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

The property tacks on a 7% service fee to each reservation to account for the above amenities. 

How to Get a Deal at Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

Book directly with the property to save at least 5% on your booking. You should also check the offers tab for the latest deals, discounts, and promotions. 

The Sweet Season

Jackson Hole offers fun-filled adventures all year long; however, for the fewest crowds and lowest rates on lodging, consider visiting in the fall (post-Labor Day and before ski season starts in mid- to late-November). The colorful foliage is a bonus! 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

Jackson’s famous Town Square, which boasts not one, but four Instagram-worthy arches built from local elk antlers, is just under five minutes away by car. Around here, you’ll find some of the destination’s best drinking and dining options, including Million Dollar Cowboy, Cowboy Coffee Co., The Bunnery Bakery & Restaurant, Snake River Grill, and The Blue Lion. Local shops and galleries — including MADE, Mursell's Sweet Shop, and Gallery Wild — also abound. Meanwhile, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Snow King Resort are about five and 10 minutes away, respectively. 

Nearest Airport to Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole Airport is about 20 minutes away by car. 

Nearest Public Transportation to Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole

Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START) offers bus service through Teton County, with routes within the town of Jackson, as well as between Jackson and Teton Village. As previously mentioned, the property offers complimentary shuttle service to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Snow King Resort — that is, in addition to free bus tickets into town or out to the village to ski. 

The Bottom Line 

For a cozy and charming place to rest your head in one of the country's best — and most beloved — ski spots, look no further than the Western-inspired Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole. 

It's All in the Details