Known as the Mile High City (the city’s elevation is 5,280 feet, or exactly a mile high) Denver is one of the American west’s fastest-growing cities. The metropolitan atmosphere, combined with its proximity to world-class skiing, makes it a mecca for cultured Coloradans and adventurous travelers alike.
We searched through more than 80 properties in the Denver area to bring you the best bang for your buck, taking into account price, location, amenities and reviews.
From $130/ night
This quaint and charming bed and breakfast is in a great location near the downtown business district on the longest commercial street in America, Colfax Avenue. Guest rooms and suites are spacious, bright and airy, and each is decorated differently. All rooms feature flat screen televisions with DVD players, desks and free wifi. Pets are welcome for a small additional fee, and you can even get an in-room massage. Breakfast is included in the price.
From $125/ night
Located in the upscale Cherry Creek neighborhood, this budget-friendly hotel has all the amenities of a much more expensive property. You’ll find a full service restaurant, a martini bar and a small café for sandwiches and snacks on the go. A fitness center and heated indoor pool allow you to stay in shape, and area shuttles will whisk you downtown to enjoy Denver’s cultural attractions and nightlife. Upgrade to a suite to add a free breakfast buffet.
From $109/ night
This centrally-located hotel is just 1.5 miles from downtown Denver, Coors Field and Union Station, making it a perfect home base if you’re in town to enjoy a Rockies game. You won’t be too far from some of the best restaurants in the city, either. Rooms feature pillowtop beds, premium cable, and built-in desks. Continental breakfast is included in the price.
From $129/ night
This property is a little further from downtown (6 miles), but is very convenient to Denver International Airport. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to The Shops at Northfield, as well as business and fitness centers. Relax with a cocktail in the Lobby Lounge, grab a bite to eat in the Café Restaurant, or catch up on the game at Character’s Sports Bar. Don’t miss the fresh baked chocolate chip cookies at check-in. Breakfast is not included in the room price.
From $52/ night
If you don’t mind sharing space, this is one of the best lodging options in town. This upscale hostel features beautifully decorated rooms, charging stations at every bed, free wifi, daily housekeeping and cheery communal areas to hang out and meet new friends. There’s a guest kitchen to prepare meals, and the downtown location is central to museums, cultural activities and light rail stations. If you have cash to spare, private rooms are available, but limited.