Best Western Pony Soldier Inn & Suites

3030 E Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-3936
Phone: +1 928-526-2388   |   Fax: 928/527-8329   |   75 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to Best Western Pony Soldier Inn & Suites!

Northern Arizona University (NAU) is near our Flagstaff hotel, and we’re a favorite for students, faculty, and staff.

Located near Route 66, our Flagstaff hotel is close to some of Arizona's top attractions. With our location close to I-40, you can quickly drive to Sedona or the Grand Canyon to experience spirituality and sheer natural beauty. The Snow Bowl Ski Area is popular during the winter months, and we welcome a number of travelers in the area to try out the powder. Recreation is fantastic in Arizona, especially in this region.

The comfort of our guests is our top priority, which is why we're a 100 percent smoke-free and pet-friendly hotel. We understand that a great vacation involves the entire family. Our Best Western Rewards® Program is featured here, and we're the only Best Western in Flagstaff, so many guests count on us to provide the quality of service and accommodations they've come to expect.

Our interior corridors are spacious and bright, the perfect welcome for our Flagstaff hotel guests. Whether you're here for a local sporting event at the high schools or NAU, or here for NAU move-in or graduation, we're happy to accommodate groups. College graduations and move-ins are a huge deal, and we're committed to making the experience even better.

This Flagstaff hotel is also a favorite for those traveling on business, including employees of the local hospital, Coconino County Government workers, and construction workers. Many Hot Shot Forest Firefighters choose to stay with us because of the great value and spacious, clean rooms. From business to vacationers, we happily welcome all guests.

Book a cool, quiet Best Western Pony Soldier Inn & Suites room today and get ready for a memorable trip! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary full breakfast choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Indoor pool heated enclosed in separate building
  • Hot tub whirlpool
  • Express check out
  • Safe deposit box
  • Spacious lobby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • AAA and senior discounts
  • Fax services 24 hours
  • Photocopy services, 24 hours
  • Sightseeing tours arrangements can be made for tours and flight of the Grand Canyon, jeep tours in Sedona and other attractions
  • Free parking
  • Interior corridor
  • High-speed Internet access
  • 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
  • Ice/vending machines, are located in each foyer.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

Best Western Pony Soldier Inn & Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western pony soldier inn & suites in Flagstaff, Arizona 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: 35.211325  /  Latitude: -111.604455


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The south. Take Interstate 17 until you reach Interstate 40 East. Take Exit 201 Route 66/Business 40. We are about half mile off the freeway. Watch for the pony at the Best Western Pony Soldier Inn and Suites.

From: The east or west. Take Interstate 40 to Exit 201 to Route 66/Business 40. Look for the pony on the Right at the Best Western Pony Soldier Inn and Suites.

From: The north. Follow US 89 to Route 66/Business 40 into Flagstaff. Look for the Pony on the Right at the Best Western Pony Soldier Inn and Suites.

Best Western Pony Soldier Inn & Suites

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

Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort

Wintertime fun awaits at Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort, 14 miles from Flagstaff. Located on the San Francisco Peaks, beginners and advanced skiers have a choice of over 30 runs accessible via four chair lifts. The Sunset Terrain Park is a great area for those practicing freestyle skills and tricks.

The two ski area base lodges offer lessons, rentals, equipment repair, food and beverages, shopping and meeting facilities. Fun events are also planned throughout the season at this northern Arizona resort. There are many impressive ways to experience AZ – Snowbowl is just one of the very best. 

Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course

An obstacle course set in the trees, the Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course is located just north of Flagstaff in scenic northern Arizona. Found in the 413-acre Historic Fort Tuthill County Park, the course is woven through the tops of Ponderosa Pines.

Yileding adult and junior course, Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course features hours of tree-to-tree adventure. The course also hosts events like the Flagstaff Extreme Terrain Mud Run and the Fort Tuthill Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Race.

Flagstaff Pulliam Airport

Plan your next visit to northern Arizona. The Flagstaff Pulliam Airport is a public-use airport, located south of the Flagstaff business district. This northern Arizona airport is at an elevation of 7,014 feet surrounded by beautiful Ponderosa Pine trees.

Although the majority of flights are general aviation flights, the airport does offer a commercial flight to Phoenix. Airport passengers enjoy the free airport parking, and high-speed internet access. Ground transportation is also available through one of the airport's rental car agencies. Those new to the area, visit the City of Flagstaff Visitor Center, located downtown, to learn more about this fabulous city.

Lowell Observatory

One of the most iconic sites in Arizona, Lowell Observatory, a National Historic Landmark, is one of the oldest observatories in America, having been in operation for over 100 years. The original 24-inch Alvan Clark Telescope is still in use today, along with several others. Join a guided tour to learn about the many programs and projects of this non-profit, research institution. Daytime visitors can also view the Sun with a specially equipped telescope.

During the evening, view the Moon, Jupiter and stars, enjoy a widescreen multimedia show, or participate in one of the interactive presentations in the portable planetarium. With so much to see and do, schedule plenty of time during your visit. While in Flagstaff make the most of your time at this northern Arizona, must-see attraction.

Museum of Northern Arizona

Learn about the Colorado Plateau through the variety of exhibits, collections and over five million Native American artifacts at the Museum of Northern Arizona. The Museum is the only accredited museum in Flagstaff, and is dedicated to preserving the Northern Arizona heritage.

The 200-acre museum is home to the award-winning permanent anthropology exhibit entitled “Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau.” Take your time strolling through eight different galleries, and viewing the anthropology, biology, geology and fine art collections. See the iconic landscapes and explore the city of Flagstaff while enjoying your visit to northern Arizona.

Northern Arizona University

The Northern Arizona mountains near Flagstaff are not only home to the largest stand of Ponderosa Pines in the country, but also Northern Arizona University. Itwas established in 1899, and n 1901 the first four women graduated with a certificate to teach in the Arizona Territory.

By 1925, the university was able to award Bachelor's degrees. The university is classified as a high research activity university, by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In addition to the Flagstaff campus, there are additional satellite Northern Arizona University campuses across the state, that offer night and weekend classes. In total, the student population exceeds 25,000 students

The NAU Lumberjacks compete in the Big Sky Conference in a variety of sports and the Western Athletic Conference in diving and swimming. Enjoy strolling through the beautiful northern Arizona campus. 

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

Sunset Crater NM

Hike the Sunset Crater National Monument

Surrounded by the Coconino National Forest in Flagstaff, the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument is the youngest and least-eroded cinder cone in the San Francisco volcanic field.

Over the last 6 million years, this field has produced more than 600 volcanoes, while Sunset Crater Volcano is estimated to have erupted between 1040 and 1100 AD.

Although hiking to the summit is not permitted, the two self-guided, one-mile hiking trails allow you to climb a cinder cone and explore a volcanic formation.

The Monument is located 12 miles north of Flagstaff, in northern Arizona. Flagstaff is an ideal lodging location, providing comfortable accommodations, while visiting Northern Arizona.

Walkup Skydome

One of the top attractions in northern Arizona, the Walkup Skydome is a central piece of the Northern Arizona University campus. A multi-purpose stadium, Walkup Skydome is the home of NAU football, host of many ceremonies and performances, and a source of pride for many Flagstaff natives and residents. 

Opened in 1977, Walkup Skydome was originally known as NAU Skydome, and features a large, white domed roof, hence the name. The current name is in honor of J. Lawrence Walkup, the NAU President from 1957 to 1979. Make your way north into Flagstaff during the fall and check out an NAU Lumberjacks football game – bundle up, though, as it's certainly cold out. 

Walnut Canyon National Monument

Walnut Canyon National Monument

Walnut Canyon is a Must-Visit in Flagstaff

Located just outside of the northern Arizona in the college town of Flagstaff, the Walnut Canyon National Monument preserves the iconic curved canyon walls and ancient dwellings of Walnut Canyon.

On-site, visitors can become familiar with the canyon’s intriguing history by visiting the visitor center and accompanying museum.

Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy hiking the two Walnut Canyon trails – the Island Trail descending into the canyon and into the cliff dwellings, and the Rim Trail, providing a picturesque view of the canyon from above. The monument also offers frequent interpretive programs and often hosts scheduled events.

Wupatki National Monument

Wupatki National Monument

The Wupatki National Monument

Located just outside of the northern Arizona college town of Flagstaff, the Wupatki National Monument preserves the ancient ruins of the Pueblo People whom inhabited the area.

The site encompasses over 35,000 acres on the Colorado Plateau, housing six prehistoric pueblo ruins in total.

Visitors can explore the monument via three Wupatki hiking trails, including the Wupatki Pueblo Trail, Lomaki Pueblo Trail, and Doney Mountain Trail.

Outdoor enthusiasts looking for more in-depth experiences can embark on a ranger-guided backpacking trip, while others can visit the visitor center or take in a shorter guided tour.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 75.00 mile(s) from South rim of Grand Canyon, approx 1.5 hour drive
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Lowell Observatory, Site of discovery of planet Pluto- Visitor center and night tours available
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Riordan Mansion State Par, Historic Log Home
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Museum of Northern Arizon, Collection of Native American artifacts and prehistoric exhibits
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Walnut Canyon National Mo, Hiking areas and cliff dwellings
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Arboretum, Highlighting native plants
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Grand Canyon Railway, Tickets available at front desk
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Meteor Crater, Only meteor crater in USA, astronaut training site
  • 39.00 mile(s) from Wupatki National Monument, Native Americans ruins
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Montezuma Castle, Native American ruins
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Tuzigoot, Native American ruins
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Navajo Reservation, Largest Native American reservation in North America
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Homilovi Ruins, Native American ruins
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Hopi Indian Reservation
  • 116 mile(s) from Petrified Forest National
  • 136 mile(s) from Lake Powell/Glen Canyon N
  • 172 mile(s) from Monument Valley
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Flagstaff Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Arizona Snow Bowl Ski Resort, Downhill skiing-Scenic chair lift rides available during summer
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Nordic Center, Cross country skiing
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Lake Mary, fishing
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Mormon Lake, fishing, hunting and wildlife
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Oak Creek, scenic red rocks canyon

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Mama Louisa's, full service, Italian, open for: dinner, best home made Italian food in town.
  • Across the street from Golden Dragon, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, with a bar.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Miz Zips, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, a local favorite for 70 years.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Crown Railroad Cafe, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, a local diner.
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Mike and Rhonda's East, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, a favorite local restaurant.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Museum Club, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, light meals and bar food.
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Sizzler®, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner, serving steak, chicken, burgers, seafood and all you can eat soup and salad bar.
  • 1.25 mile(s) from Denny's, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, located in the Flagstaff Mall.
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Taco Bell®/Long John Silver's®, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Burger King®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner

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