Hotels in Ellensburg, Washington

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Ellensburg overview

Nature lovers can visit West Ellensburg Park and Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park Interpretive Center while in Ellensburg. While here, check out other local sights like Ellensburg Rodeo and Wild Goose Casino. Whatever your interests are, Ellensburg has something for you.

Where to stay in Ellensburg

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Ellensburg can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 12 hotels in Ellensburg and you can shop as many as 43 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 25%. We have room prices as low as 49 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Ellensburg as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 5 4-star hotels from 155 USD per night
  • • 21 3-star hotels from 65 USD per night
  • • 13 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

How to get to Ellensburg

Fly in to Yakima, WA (YKM-Yakima Air Terminal - McAllister Field), 30.2 mi (48.7 km) from downtown Ellensburg. Wenatchee, WA (EAT-Pangborn Memorial) is the next closest major airport, 32.3 mi (51.9 km) away.

What to see around Ellensburg

A top draw is the area's live music scene, as well as places like:
  • • Roslyn Museum
  • • The Gorge Amphitheatre
  • • Capitol Theater
  • • Yakima Valley Trolleys
  • • McAllister Museum of Aviation
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • West Ellensburg Park
  • • Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park Interpretive Center
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Central Washington University
  • • Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park Interpretive Center
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Ellensburg Rodeo
  • • Wild Goose Casino

When to visit Ellensburg

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 58°F day, 19°F night
  • • April-June: 79°F day, 32°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 38°F night
  • • October-December: 70°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 2.72 inches
  • • April-June: 1.81 inches
  • • July-September: 0.39 inches
  • • October-December: 3.31 inches