Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Denver

When you think of Denver, what is the first thought that comes to mind? Mountains? Sports? Cannabis? I will assume that the word luxury wasn’t in the top five, but that is the past! The scenery in the greater metro area of Denver, especially in the culinary world, really started to change when Top Chef filmed their season in Colorado in 2017. This allowed people all across the nation to see what was happening here, culinary and socially, and business owners of social establishments found themselves taking on a new level of poise and refinement.

Denver, currently and well into the future, will continue to be an incredible city that offers both outdoor exploration and luxurious settings.

I do know this, for certain, that the five luxury hotels I have listed here are one-of-a-kind and a must stay! These are in no particular order of admiration, because each one has their own unique and exquisite story to tell.

Kimpton Hotel Born // 1600 Wewatta St, Denver, CO 80202

Modern, elegant, easy sophisticated luxury located right in the downtown Union Station and LoDo neighborhoods. Hotel Born is in a league of their own with an original art collection, sleek finishing’s, floor-to-ceiling windows in every guest room, two restaurants of impeccable caliber, an incredible wine bar, and a patio that over looks the train station at Union Station. Hotel Born is within walking distance to night life, performing art centers, restaurants, bars, and shopping. Also close by, is the Denver Milk Market which is a hip new block in the city that offers food stalls and retail spaces while offering relaxing spots throughout. Hotel Born was also rated one of the Best Hotels in Denver by Cande Nast Traveler, 2020 and U.S. News & World Report, 2020.

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The Jacquard, Autograph Collection // 222 Milwaukee St, Denver, CO 80206

Jacquard’s sophistication meets exquisite urban in the upscale neighborhood of Cherry Creek. Shopping and dining are within walking as well as art galleries and jewelry boutiques. There is a rooftop pool with spectacular views of the Rockies and nighttime ambiance. The signature restaurant will have you eating delicious modern American or you can enjoy the rooftop bar that offers scrumptious small bites and handcrafted cocktails. The Jacquard’s guest rooms are custom, elegant, and are curated for your senses, with the notion that your stay will be one you will never forget. At Jacquard, you are never far from anything you desire with downtown only being 15 minutes away.

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Halycon Cherry Creek // 245 Columbine St, Denver, CO 80206

Halycon is also in Cherry Creek but the spin on this hotel is a little different. Instead of checking in at the lobby, you will check in at the Kitchen Counter where the host is there to prepare your accommodations and serve you with a complimentary glass of wine or espresso. Halycon wants you to feel like you’re home; games by the fire, a private cabana by the rooftop pool, or soak in a luxurious bath while overlooking the Rockies from your room. There are three dining spaces to choose from: Italian; a neighborhood feel dining atmosphere; or, the rooftop bar with light fares. There are a multitude of rooms to choose from but all offer the same experience; cozy elegance with a modern and welcoming take. Just outside of the restaurant you will find shopping, other dining options, art galleries, and jewelry boutiques. Cherry Creek is just a short 15 minute ride to downtown.

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Hotel Teatro // 1100 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

Don’t let the word “renovated landmark” stop you from staying here, because this is the epitome of doing renovations on a historical building correctly. Hotel Teatro is luxurious in a timeless fashion and once you step through the doors, you will feel like you have stepped into a new old-world feel. Hotel Teatro is located downtown, in the LoDo neighborhood, which is within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, bars, performing arts, and nightlife. The restaurant in Hotel Teatro is for dining and relaxing on decadent comfort food. There is also the study, which is open to the public, where you can sit with a cocktail in a cozy lounge setting. Hotel Teatro is pet-friendly as well, with no pet fee, and all of the amentias you can imagine. There are even Peloton bikes in the gym; IYKYK!

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The Ramble Hotel // 1280 25th Street, Denver, CO 80205

Think 17th French with cozy sophisticaton and unspoken elegance. The Ramble Hotel is located in the RiNo arts district area with easy access to restaurants, bars, nightlife, and shopping. Located here, is the first location outside of New York for the Death & Co. renowned cocktail institution that is perfect for that romantic date night or with a group of friends. There is also a Pan-Latin restaurant that serves most of it’s menu dim-sum style that is to die for! To top it off, stay here and you receive priority reservations at the establishments throughout the hotel, which is incredible. The rooms keep the same sophistication and high-class fashion styling as the rest of the hotel, with wide plank hickory flooring and antique Persian rugs added for the perfect amount of ambiance. There are double-wide walls and high-performance windows to minimize noises from inside and outside the hotel. The Ramble was named in Harper’s Bazaar in the “Where to Honeymoon 2020” section, as well as United Hemispheres “8 places to staycation” section.

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I have spent time at each of them and honestly, I can’t pick one I love more than the other. All five of luxurious hotels have their own unique attributes. What I can say with the utmost confidence, is that no matter which location you pick, you will make memories to last a lifetime. You will also continue to come back to Denver, if you don’t immediately move here, to experience each hotel.

If you can’t make it to Denver, but are in need of an exotic escape, check out my last post on traveling lavishly and all of the incredible Anantara resorts around the globe!

I can’t wait to hear what your experiences when you get to vacation at these wonderful locations!

What do you think about these hotels, so far? Drop your thoughts in the comments!

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