Rather than spend an extra $100 a night in Steamboat, we stayed in Craig on our way and drove in to Steamboat the next morning. Nice, clean hotel with a kitchen so saved money on meals as well.
They are in the shadow of what I think is a power plant, but no smell (which was my fear when I saw it,) and really didn't bother us for the night we were there. Clean bathroom, nice towels. [Less]