The Best Boutique Hotels in Denver
Restaurants, lounges and bars can all be found at The Ramble Hotel | Courtesy of The Ramble Hotel / Expedia
With attractions such as the Denver Art Gallery and Robischon Gallery, along with stylish stores on 16th Street Mall and Cherry Creek, it’s clear that Colorado’s capital loves an artsy moment – the same goes for its hotels.
Forget about generic hotel chains with scary curtain patterns and impersonal service, and look forward to something more chic and boutique in Denver. Many hotels in Colorado’s capital draw inspiration from the artsy River North Art District (RiNo) and the historic grandeur of Lower Downtown (LoDo) in their own unique ways.
The Oxford Hotel
4.7/5 (938 Reviews)
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Now from $217 per night
The Oxford Hotel does both work and play – but it’s well-known as being the premier hotel for business travelers. Here, you’ll find a plush business center to host meetings, along with complimentary transportation that will ensure you’ll reach your meetings on time and enjoy a stress-free work trip. For those in town for pleasure, the hotel extends its promise of a stress-free stay with curated, personalized experiences and excursions.
The Ramble Hotel
4.7/5 (431 Reviews)
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Now from $273 per night
Decorated in a 17th century French salon theme with all the modern trimmings, The Ramble Hotel is one of Denver’s most-loved hotels. They love a party here – whether that’s hosting intimate events to live circus acts and popular podcast recordings. You’ll find restaurants, lounges and bars to mingle in, including the acclaimed Death & Co. cocktail bar, which whips up a mean menu – try the fashion district, a blend of whiskeys, sweet vermouth and bitters, if you’re feeling brave.
The Art, a Hotel
4.4/5 (901 Reviews)
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Now from $154 per night
Part of the Hilton’s Curio Collection, The Art Hotel Denver is of the standard you’d expect from this modern international hotel brand, while it maintains its unique character. The hotel is closely surrounded by Colorado’s most distinguished galleries and museums, sitting in the arts district, and it aptly has its own collection of curated artwork, too. Expect great views of the city and the Rocky Mountains from both your hotel room and the rooftop bar.
The Maven at Dairy Block
4.7/5 (1104 Reviews)
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Now from $176 per night
The Maven, in Denver’s trendy new micro-district the Dairy Block, is big on craft, creativity and community. This area is teaming with quirky businesses; as the hotel plays an active part in the community, you’ll find yourself chatting to locals over a brewed coffee or craft cocktail at its Poka Lola Cocktail Club. As for the staff, they’ll feel like old friends in no time.
4.6/5 (1163 Reviews)
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Now from $126 per night
Hotel Teatro is the city’s original boutique hotel, housed in a historic Renaissance Revival building, in the heart of downtown Denver. In walking distance you’ll find some of Denver’s main attractions: the Denver Center for Performing Arts and Union Station. After exploring, make the most of Hotel Teatro’s services from the comfort of your suite: it boasts both a craft beer and charcuterie concierge.
The Crawford Hotel
4.6/5 (934 Reviews)
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Now from $240 per night
Choose The Crawford Hotel if you’re sold on location: this suave landmark hotel calls Denver’s buzzing Union Station home. It prides itself on having city-wide transport links, while it offers valet parking and a free-of-charge courtesy Tesla car if you’re heading out within a two-mile radius. Back at the hotel, rehydrate on complimentary coffees and craft beers, and get creative with in-room cocktail-making kits.
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver
Boutique Hotel, Hotel
4.3/5 (953 Reviews)
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Now from $206 per night
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver is one of the city’s most stylish haunts: it is decorated in geometric patterns and whimsical art from its living-room lobby to its Monte Carlo Suites. Awarded with Four Diamonds by AAA, a visit to the hotel’s renowned Italian restaurant, Panzano, is an absolute must for Italian-food enthusiasts. Start your evening at the restaurant bar’s nightly wine social hour, before devouring a juicy taglio di carne for dinner.
The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa, Autograph Collection
4.4/5 (945 Reviews)
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Now from $222 per night
The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa serves an unrivalled feast of period features: you’ll be greeted by a stained-glass skylight, wrought-iron panels and delicately detailed balconies as you walk into the eight-story atrium of this boutique Autograph Collection hotel by Marriott. It continues through the suites and dining areas without compromising on modern-day comforts. Grab your travel buddy and book in at the Spa at Brown Palace for a couple’s massage, followed by a mani and pedi.
These recommendations were updated on November 16, 2020 to keep your travel plans fresh.