The Best Spa Retreats in and Around Denver, Colorado

The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa is an iconic structure in central Denver
The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa is an iconic structure in central Denver | Courtesy of The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa / Expedia
Emily Draper

Hike the Rocky Mountains before unwinding with a treatment at one of these soothing Denver spa stays – and book your stay now on Culture Trip.

Whether you’re a city slicker or an outdoorsy type, the Mile High City elevates your average urban escape. Whether you’re carving a path through the state’s trails or the city’s museums and mansions, treat yourself to a night or two in a luxurious spa hotel or resort in Denver to bring about some balance in Colorado’s capital city.

1. The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa


The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa entrance crafted from marble.
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Whether you’re dining at the Palace Arms or indulging in an Ayurvedic massage at the spa, you’re guaranteed the royal treatment at the Brown Palace Hotel. The spa at this Denver hotel lets you bathe in luxury, with body soak treatments using water from a well below the hotel. If that isn’t enough, how about a champagne brunch followed by a fresh blow-out, manicure and afternoon tea?

2. Omni Interlocken Hotel

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A hotel room with large bed and armchair.
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Set in a serene mountain spot between Denver and Boulder, Omni Interlocken Hotel is the ideal locale for a city escape. After an exhilarating day hiking or skiing, the Mokara Spa waits to rejuvenate your skin, muscles and hair. Start with a probiotic massage, designed to boost your immune system, followed by a pedicure to ease those tired feet.

3. Four Seasons Hotel Denver

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Four Seasons Hotel Denver indoor spa and hot tub surrounded by dazzling mosaic walls.
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Couple retail therapy with spa treatments at the Four Seasons Hotel Denver. Just one block away, you’ll find Larimer Square, lined with cool independent boutiques and bars. After a day of retail therapy, this Denver hotel’s luxury spa and salon await with therapeutic treatments of a different kind. Try the massage using Aromatherapy Associates oils, or cool down after a hot day with the bespoke cold-therapy facial.

4. The Oxford Hotel


A luxurious hotel room with classically styled furniture at The Oxford Hotel
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The Oxford Hotel, an iconic Denver landmark, promises historic charm with cut-above service. Ease knots with a Swedish massage at the Oxford Club, Spa and Salon, or indulge in a decadent Royal Touch facial. For men, the spa offers tailored treatments including exfoliations and rubs, as well as a CBD pedicure to keep those toes chilled.

5. The Ritz-Carlton, Denver


A large and spacious hotel room with chaise lounge and huge bed at The Ritz-Carlton, Denver
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From the interiors to the day-spa menu, everything at the Ritz-Carlton has been inspired by the energy of the city and the surrounding landscape. The altitude of the Mile High City can leave your skin feeling particularly dry, but the Ritz-Carlton boasts one of the best spas in Denver and has a facial specially designed to hydrate. Love Denver’s craft beer? You’re in luck: the spa incorporates it into signature treatments.

6. St Julien Hotel and Spa


A large hotel room with four-poster bed and armchair at St Julien Hotel and Spa
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Nature is at the heart of St Julien Hotel and Spa in nearby Boulder, whether you’re forest bathing in the nearby woodland, hiking, skiing or swimming in the 50ft (15m) indoor lap pool with views of the mountains. The award-winning full-service spa brings the outdoors in, with organic ingredients from the hotel’s own herb garden. After a strenuous day of outdoor adventure, treat your muscles to a CBD deep-tissue massage.

7. Gaylord Rockies Resort


The indoor pool and spa area under a triple-height vaulted ceiling at Gaylord Rockies Resort
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Set in Aurora on the outskirts of the city, Gaylord Rockies Resort near Denver offers a wholesome family experience within touching distance of the Rockies. Head here around Christmas when the hotel is aglow with holiday lights. While your kids are busy decorating gingerbread houses, you can retreat to the warmth of the Alpenglow Fireside Lounge at Relâche Spa or treat yourself to a hydrating customized Elemis facial.

8. Niwot Inn and Spa


A log-built bed in a simple hotel room at Niwot Inn and Spa
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Experience the historic side of Colorado at the Niwot Inn and Spa, a charming country retreat with rugged Western roots. The inn’s centerpiece, the Great Room, has a floor-to-ceiling stone hearth fireplace, hearthside leather armchairs, custom oak furniture and beamed ceilings. After a relaxing morning reading by the fire, book a massage at this Denver spa with sounds of Native American music in the background.

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