Denver International Airport is about a half-hour drive from downtown Denver, Colorado. Its location allows for expansion, but when you’re rushing to catch a flight, every minute matters. So, stay close to the airport or one of the stops on the A Line – a commuter rail running between downtown and the airport – at one of these top hotels. They’re bookable via Culture Trip.
Woolley’s is one of the closest hotels to Denver International Airport – about a 17-minute drive – and the property offers a complimentary shuttle to get you to your gate on time. This all-suite hotel is a good option for stays of more than a day or two; there’s plenty of space to stretch out or catch up on work after a day out and about. Amenities include a gym, laundry facilities, dry cleaning, meeting space and staff who speak multiple languages.
The Gaylord brand is known for its family-focused fun, such as a water park exclusively for hotel guests. Relax in the lazy river, swim laps in an outdoor heated pool surrounded by snow-capped mountains, head to the spa and take in the Christmas lights and other holiday festivities – perfect for the whole family. The 1,500-room hotel has several restaurants and bars, including Vista Montagne for delicious Italian dishes. When you have to go home, you’re just 15 minutes from Denver International Airport.
At the Source Hotel, minimalist design and floor-to-ceiling windows allow city and mountain views to steal the limelight, along with glimpses of Denver’s vibrant River North Art District (RiNo). Stay at this pet-friendly hotel and take advantage of the buzzy local nightlife along with the Market Hall, the on-site 45,000sqft (4,181sqm) complex chock-full of artist studios and places to eat, including Grabowski’s Pizzeria. It will take you 35 minutes to drive to Denver International Airport from here, or you can grab the A Line at nearby Union Station.
If you are going to Colorado to spend your days outdoors (and why wouldn’t you?), the Origin Hotel Westminster is a good option for easy access to the mountains. Bearing the Wyndham hotel label, it’s a small, modern and attractive property, with luxury linens, industrial-chic furnishings and a smooth French restaurant, Famille. In the heart of Westminster, between Denver and Boulder, it’s close to mountain biking trails and a butterfly pavilion; it’s also about a 35-minute drive to Denver International Airport.
With a free shuttle and its proximity to the A Line, the Cambria Hotel Denver International Airport is a great option for those who want to be near the airport. But that isn’t the only reason to choose this affordable Aurora option. The hotel is packed with business-friendly amenities, such as laundry, dry cleaning and meeting rooms. Hang out awhile at the Social Circle Restaurant and Bar, with its impressive selection of craft beers, and soak up some of that Colorado sun from the sun deck.
With just 50 guest rooms, the Ramble Hotel can feel like your own private RiNo oasis. The stylish spot has plenty to keep you occupied, from drinks at Death & Co, an outpost of the acclaimed New York cocktail bar, to dinner at Super Mega Bien, where Latin American food and cocktails are dished up from dim sum-style circling trolleys. Both spots are in demand among Denverites, but as a hotel guest, you’ll get priority reservations. Depending on downtown traffic, it’ll take you about 48 minutes to drive to Denver International Airport, but it’s easy to catch the A Line at nearby Union Station.
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