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The 8 Best Boutique Hotels in Denver

Leah Charney | April 24, 2018

From the oldest of the old—1891 and 1892, respectively—to brand new—2017—and everything in between, Denver's boutique hotels have a storied history. Denver hoteliers are fond of adaptive re-use, transforming old banks, railroad and streetcar buildings, and even former department stores into modern accommodations. Boutique hotels in Denver mean a unique experience, often in a one-of-a-kind building.



Why it made the list

The first boutique hotel to open in Denver's Cherry Creek neighborhood in more than a decade, Halcyon aims to be an escape for adults. Impressive doesn't fully cover the experience of the Gear Garage, where guests can borrow a host of sporting equipment, skateboards, cameras, record players, and even a 50cc scooter.

One of the newest properties in Denver, Halcyon Hotel’s aim Read More


Kimpton Hotel Born

Why it made the list

The newest property on this list, Kimpton Hotel Born is mere steps from the A Line light rail and Union Station's many dining options. It's crazy pet-friendly and has not one, but two restaurants on the main floor. One of those, Tavernetta, is a critical darling that's the hottest table in town.

The hotel, encased in moody, dark gray brick, stands out amo Read More


The Maven Hotel

Why it made the list

One of the newest buildings in an old historic district, The Maven is a Denver boutique hotel with serious personality. The concrete building anchors the new Dairy Block, a development with an activated alley, a food hall, and bars and entertainment. The bathrooms are enormous—a rarity among hotels.

This independent hotel feels very new in both the contempora Read More


Hotel Monaco

Why it made the list

One of the first boutique hotels to open in Denver, Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver is spread across two distinct Denver landmarks: the 1909/1913 Beaux arts style Railway Exchange Building and the 1937 art moderne New Building. The decor is fantastic, the on-site spa is a lovely Aveda-stocked getaway, and the hotel's restaurant, Panzano, has been a Denver favorite since it opened.

An excellent choice for younger travelers and families, the Read More


Hotel Teatro

Why it made the list

The lobby, which boasts three kinds and colors of marble, was an indulgent choice even in 1911. Now restored to its deserved luster, this Denver boutique hotel is like a little jewel set among newer skyscrapers. Each room is a little bit different, but with premium fixtures and features and an awesome restaurant.

A gorgeous historic building, a prime location, and a superb Read More

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