Roughly a 10-minute drive from Downtown Denver, Water World is one of America’s largest water parks, occupying a whopping 70 acres (28ha) of Hyland Hills Park and featuring 52 attractions – including a multitude of water slides, a lazy river and inflatable tube rides. But where to stay close by? Well, here are our favorite hotels near Water World, Colorado – bookable on Culture Trip.
This offering from the ever-reliable Hampton Inn chain is just 3mi (4.8km) from both the Butterfly Pavilion and the Water World amusement park – and only 12mi (19.2km) from Downtown Denver’s restaurants and shops. A complimentary breakfast buffet is served on-site – with takeout breakfast bags, too – and there’s an indoor pool and a fitness center. Rooms are homely, modern and well-appointed, with HDTV and free wifi, as well as Keurig coffee makers, a minifridge and a microwave.
Another solid offering from the Marriott group, this collection of modern, cheerful suites features free wifi and flat-screen TVs, as well as kitchenettes and separate living areas with pull-out sofas. Some suites even have mountain views. The convenient location puts you halfway between Boulder and Downtown Denver, and offers quick access to the Westminster Promenade, 1stBank Center and FlatIron Crossing mall. Amenities include free breakfast, a 24-hour mini-mart, a gym and an indoor pool.
A cornerstone of Denver’s buzzing Golden Triangle Creative District, this place celebrates culture, community and individuality. You’ll notice this as soon as you enter one of the chic rooms, which whisper luxury with their high-end amenities and pop with primary colors and impressive views. Modern artwork is everywhere – in the lobby, you’ll find a cutting-edge light art installation – and there’s a contemporary farm-to-table restaurant, cocktail lounge and terrace.
Modern luxury and thoughtful service combine with the historic setting of Hotel Teatro’s Renaissance Revival building to make for a great Denver stay. As the name suggests, it’s only a short walk from the theater district, as well as the convention center. The rooms are elegant: understated with art deco touches, while the hotel features a popular restaurant, the Nickel, as well as a beautifully designed lounge, bar and community space.
Located in Denver’s River North Art District and featuring an iteration of the infamous New York bar Death & Co, the excellent Ramble Hotel also has an intimate theater and event bar – and a new restaurant from Colorado’s acclaimed Work & Class. The impressive rooms come in rich, dark colors with beautiful brass and copper fittings, and amenities that include french press coffee, free wifi, operable windows, connectable streaming services, a curated wet bar and high-end bathroom facilities.
Leave plenty of time during your Water World visit to check out nearby Denver. Stay at one of these luxury hotels or choose a spa retreat to get the best out of the city – they’re bookable now with Culture Trip. Find out about the most fun things to do in Denver, including where you should go shopping, before exploring the nightlife at the best clubs in town.
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