Denver's Best Hotels: From Luxury Stays to Romantic Boutiques

Downtown hotels range from the opulent historic grandeur of The Brown Palace and the Oxford Hotel to the pop-culture cool of The Curtis Hotel. The Crawford Hotel, within the superbly renovated Denver Union Station in LoDo, manages to be historic and contemporary; ditto the the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel, housed in the historic Colorado Bank Building, much of which has been beautifully preserved. The ART, a Hotel, brilliantly combines the concepts of hotel and museum, while the Grand Hyatt, one of the city's AAA Four Diamond options, has recently undergone a renovation that has raised the bar on style and elegance in the downtown area. But it's not all happening in downtown or the city's vibrant LoDo neighborhood. The ART, a Hotel, is located in Denver's Golden Triangle Museum District, putting it within walking distance of many of the city's top cultural facilities, including Denver Art Museum and History Colorado Center, while the JW Marriott Cherry Creek is set in the heart of one of the city's top shopping and restaurant districts. What all of these hotels have in common are excellent service and inimitable style, whether that style is elegant, contemporary, historic, chic or fanciful. Denver's top hotels give discerning travelers much to choose from and a hotel for every occasion or need.

Grand Hyatt Denver
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The Grand Hyatt has earned a reputation not only as one of Denver's AAA Four Diamond luxury hotels but also as one of the city's go-to spots for weddings and private events. After a hotel-wide renovation, it's better than ever, especially the...  Read More



This retro-hip hotel, part of the Doubletree/Hilton family, celebrates pop culture via splashy colors, flower-power artwork and "personalities" assigned to each floor (the 9th, an ode to Big Hair, just might be our fave). It's across the street...  Read More



In the heart of Denver's fashionable Cherry Creek district, the stylish and sophisticated JW beautifully emulates its surroundings. The hotel puts shoppers within steps of fabulous boutiques and just down the street from upscale Cherry Creek...  Read More



The Brown Palace has remained in operation every moment of every day since its doors first swung open in 1892, and it is as grand today as it was then. Opulent fabrics and 12,400 feet of onyx are enhanced by all the updates today's guests...  Read More



The luxurious Four Seasons Hotel provides inimitable style in the theater district. A pool on the third-floor terrace--complete with native trees--adds a nice resort feel to this sleek urban sanctuary. A spa, fitness center and one of the city's...  Read More



Located across from Union Station in the heart of LoDo, the Oxford is for history lovers, spa lovers, foodies, sports lovers and walkers, as well as for anyone who appreciates timeless luxury and style. Opened in 1891, it's is on the National...  Read More



The historic Colorado Bank Building finally reemerged in 2014 onto Denver's lively downtown scene in the form of the striking Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel. Among the historic elements preserved are 16 murals painted for the bank...  Read More

The Crawford Hotel
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Set within Denver's renovated Union Station, The Crawford is elegant and romantic but perfect for families, too. Surrounded by excellent restaurants and all that the LoDo neighborhood offers, including easy access to Coors Field and the Pepsi...  Read More



Hotel Teatro is an oasis of sophisticated luxury with a touch of whimsy, as perfect for romantic weekends and theater nights as for business gatherings. A 2014 renovation resulted in engaging new spaces. Among the most inviting is The Study on...  Read More

Golden Triangle


The ART, a Hotel, is just what it sounds like: A stunning art-centric hotel with its own impressive collection of paintings, sculpture and installation pieces throughout its public spaces. By design, the 165-room boutique property is located in...  Read More


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Christine has written about every aspect of travel, from romance and adventure to family and wellness. She is also lucky to have had three major home states through the years: New York,...  More About Christine