Grand Junction Mesa State University


If you’re in town with a sports or cycling team, for an event at the Colorado Mesa University Center, for a Mavericks sporting event, as a visiting lecturer or just to take a tour of the college, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Grand Junction is the perfect place to stay while you’re in town. From individuals, to small groups of 10, to large groups of 250 guests, we’re ideally suited to accommodate you.

Our CMU hotel’s located just one mile from campus and offers free shuttle service to and from Colorado Mesa University, formerly Mesa State College, as well as to the airport, so transportation is no trouble for you and your group. After a long day of competition, guests can enjoy the Sweet Dreams® by DoubleTree Sleep Experience, which includes a custom-designed plush-top mattress, an abundance of jumbo down pillows, luxury linens and down comforters. Contact us at 970-241-8888 for more information about our hotel’s group rates and luxury accommodations near Colorado Mesa University, or request information online about our group rooms.

About Colorado Mesa University

A liberal arts college located in the heart of Grand Junction, Colorado Mesa University, formerly Mesa State  College,  offers certificate programs, associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in variety of disciplines, and two master’s degrees. Most of the school’s programs include practical application for knowledge and skills in hands-on experiences like internships, fieldwork, student teaching and clinical practice. The college was founded in 1925 and has since grown to an enrollment of over 7,700 students. Spreading over 78 acres in Grand Junction, the campus is situated between mountains and high-desert canyons for unique outdoor recreation opportunities.

Colorado Mesa University

The Colorado Mesa University Center offers a large conference facility just minutes from our Grand Junction hotel. The center was built in 2010 and houses a grand ballroom as well as a bookstore, the campus dining hall, student lounges, art gallery, the school newspaper, Jazzman’s Cafe and Bakery and the Mesa Grill. If you’re in town for a convention or conference at the center, we have the comfortable, convenient overnight accommodations you seek in close proximity to the Colorado Mesa University’s campus.

Colorado Mesa University

The Colorado Mesa University Mavericks compete in a variety of sports, like baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, wrestling, volleyball, softball, skiing, rodeo and cycling. The college’s recreation facilities—the Maverick Center and Hamilton Recreation Center—recently underwent a $42 million renovation and offer fitness and strength training areas, group classes, gymnasium, indoor track, climbing wall, huge aquatic center, massage therapy and a juice and snack bar. Other athletic venues include football at the Stocker Stadium, softball at Bergman Field, basketball, volleyball and wrestling at the Brownson Arena and baseball and softball at Suplizio Field.

Colorado Mesa University Cycling

A division of Colorado Mesa University’s athletic department, the Colorado Mesa University Cycling Club was founded in 1998 and has grown to over 80 members. The club is a member of the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling Conference and competes as a Division I school against many regional and national college teams. The cycling team has initiated several community projects to help promote the sport and improve cycling opportunities in the area.