You might feel the altitude of the Mile High City but it’ll be well worth it. Not far from the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, this urban oasis is turning into a trendy scene with converts flocking here daily. Be sure to check out the RiNo industrial district for the art scene, plus head to Park Hill for all the downtown theatres, dining and shopping. Planning your trip? These are the best hotels in Park Hill, Denver – bookable on Culture Trip.
This ultra-contemporary property gives a design nod to the mountain and outdoor influences. You may have to look carefully, but you can find these references in the minimal wood garden decorating the lobby – and furniture made with natural materials. Conveniently located to downtown attractions yet not far from the airport, this hotel is well suited for business travelers. Rooms are spacious yet modern and offer great views out to the Denver skyline and the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy the fresh cuisine of the Fifty300 restaurant – along with the Elevate Lounge for cocktails and local brews.
This modern property is well located for all of Denver’s attractions – but particularly the Denver Botanical Gardens on York Street. The gardens are 24-acres (9.7ha) of urban oasis – visit the Cactus and Succulent House or the Dryland Mesa where there are often bunnies hopping around. You’re only a stone’s throw from the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Reserve – and, for golfers, the Aurora Golf Courses. Back at the hotel, the Bistro is perfect for casual dining and after a swim – in the indoor pool ensconced in a conservatory with a glass roof – extend your day at the outdoor terrace, complete with a fire pit.
The 102 extended-stay suites in this attractive property have fully-equipped kitchens – but do make the most of the complimentary breakfast and drinks at the evening socials between Monday and Wednesday. Just two minutes from Central Park Rail Station, the access to downtown attractions couldn’t be better – especially for the Union Station, 16th Street Mall, Denver Zoo, the Denver Performing Arts Complex and the RiNo Art District for impressive street art.
There’s no better place to be based than right on the 16th Street Outdoor Shopping precinct – with shopping, dining and a multitude of attractions to catch your eye. Step out to this destination from the Sheraton Downtown, an opulent hotel with a distinctive lobby and public spaces reflecting the wide-open spaces of Colorado. Enjoy Starbucks coffee in the morning from 16th Street Commons Coffee Bar, plus beer and wine throughout the day. For dinner, try out the Yard House – specializing in American cuisine with steaks and freshly caught fish and local brews.
The overriding theme of this offbeat and eccentric independent hotel is creativity. There is art literally everywhere around the Catbird, which is situated amid the up-and-coming RiNo district. Head straight up to the rooftop bar and terrace and take in views of the city skyline, before settling into a hot tub or lounge seating. Guest rooms are achingly hip with striking use of space – and, again, that artistic flair that is so much a part of this hotel’s ambiance.
In Park Hill – near the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and many other downtown attractions – this delightful 561-room property is just right for its location and amenities. Think two bars with lounges, an indoor pool, spa tub and sauna – there’s also a fitness center, ski storage and complimentary shuttle to nearby shops. And you’ll certainly be thankful for the clean, slick and modern décor of your spacious guest room or suite – many of which have stunning mountain views.
Every guest room has a balcony here at this smart Holiday Inn – while the lobby soars up through the center of the property giving a sense of light and balance. There are two restaurants including the excellent Burgers and Crafts, while a buffet breakfast is served from six until 10am every morning for a fee. There is also a lounge and bar while other amenities include an indoor and outdoor pool, concierge service and complimentary shuttle to area attractions.
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