With your partner in tow, fall head over heels for Colorado‘s landscapes, such as Rocky Mountain National Park and Garden of the Gods, before making your trip all the more romantic with a hotel stay that promises everything from two-person hot tubs to couple’s massages.
A stay at this playful hotel is described as being “like a dreamy night at the museum”; all of the 165 rooms feature carefully curated pieces of art, with slick contemporary furnishings. Pops of color and floor-to-ceiling windows lend a sunny feel, with mountain views and balconies available. The FIRE Restaurant is the perfect place for a romantic dinner, with a rooftop terrace serving up top views of Downtown Denver.
This hotel in Downtown Denver, part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, prides itself on offering “extraordinary service” since its opening more than a century ago, in 1892. It has 241 rooms and suites blending old with new. For couples, there is a Love You package that includes a bottle of champagne and valet parking. The historic property is also home to distinctive wedding spaces serving guest lists from 50 to 350 people.
Perched above Denver Union Station’s iconic Great Hall, this smart hotel takes its name after longtime Denver resident, Dana Crawford. She worked tirelessly to preserve the iconic station, built in 1881, and eventually brought it back to its former glory. Highlights include 65-foot (20m) ceilings, soaring windows and glamorous chandeliers. There are 112 rooms, with one of the standout options being the Crawford Suite, complete with a large clawfoot tub and stocked bar with a cocktail kit. Book as part of the Date Night At The Station package, which includes a romantic dinner.
This cozy Victorian home in Denver offers six unique rooms, all inspired by famous classical composers. The Holst Room features a beautiful hand-painted ceiling, which creates an atmosphere of sleeping under a star-lit sky. There is also a king-sized, four-poster bed, gas fireplace, a sitting area with a sofa and two reclining chairs. For bubble bath lovers, the Brahms and Copeland suites boast two-person hot tubs, and there is also a whirlpool in the communal garden.
Experience a dose of historical charm at this red-brick property, which was the first luxury hotel built in Boulder. The name comes from a combination of Boulder and Colorado: it was designed so guests could remember where they stayed. Over the years, poet Robert Frost, jazz clarinetist Benny Goodman and trumpeter Louis Armstrong have all stayed here. The Love Worth Remembering package includes a romantic dinner, chocolates and champagne to enjoy in the room, and breakfast the following morning.
Built in 1902 as a stock exchange for local mining companies, this boutique hotel in Colorado Springs is a great fusion of historic architecture and contemporary accommodation. The beautiful lobby is a standout feature, with an Italian marble fireplace and antique piano, while in the room you’ll find oversized windows, exposed brick walls and two-person stone showers. Book the “couples retreat,” which includes a massage, a soothing soak in a bubble massage tub and chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne for those looking to splash out.
For a romantic getaway, this quaint award-winning bed and breakfast promises to inspire a little love with eight bedrooms offering fireplaces, steam showers, saunas or personal hot tubs on private balconies. All but one of the rooms is named after a flower. The African Orchid room features a mosquito-netted, four-poster bed and photographs from the Serengeti to transport guests to the wilds of Africa, while the Colorado Columbine mimics a cozy Colorado lodge with deep blue walls and the mural of a mountain.
Located on the doorstep of Steamboat Springs, one of North America’s largest ski mountains, this is a top spot for winter sports lovers. In the summer months, other popular activities in the area include hiking, fishing and golf. The luxury hotel boasts a wealth of amenities, including a spa and fine dining restaurant, but a real highlight for guests is the year-round 85,000-gallon (322,000-liter) heated outdoor pool and two hot tubs, one being adults-only. The sprawling penthouse suites also feature in-room whirlpools. For some extra pampering, head to the spa for a couple’s massage.