Ellensburg Hotel Near Central Washington University If you enjoy wide open spaces, mountain views and outdoor activities, the city of Ellensburg, Washington is an ideal destination. This Kittitas Valley city is home to Central Washington University and is near the Yakima River and the Gorge Amphitheatre. The university gives a lot of power to the local economy, but businesses like, Anderson Hay & Grain, Ward Rugh, Inc. and Twin City Foods also thrive here. The Holiday Inn Express® Ellensburg hotel is accessible right off Interstate 90, making it easy to get to and from nearby companies. If you are in Ellensburg for business we offer a 24-hour business center and a boardroom for small groups or meetings. When it comes to outdoor activities, Ellensburg is in a prime location for things like fly fishing in the Yakima River, hiking, biking, horseback riding, skiing and snowmobiling. If you'd rather go shopping or see local art, historic downtown Ellensburg boasts many shops and galleries. No matter why you're here, whether it's to attend a business meeting, drop off your child at Central Washington University or enjoy the outdoors, our Ellensburg hotel and committed staff is sure to make your stay comfortable. We're sure you'll enjoy amenities like our indoor pool and spa, 24-hour fitness center, complimentary Express Start hot breakfast in the morning and free cookies in the evening. Make reservations today to enjoy it all!