Top Denver Hotels With A View

April 4, 2015 6:00 AM

Hotel Teatro (credit: Hotel Teatro)

Whether you’re planning a trip to visit Denver or you’re a local just looking for a weekend escape, you can’t go wrong by booking a few nights at one of Denver’s many amazing hotels. Plus, as long as you select a hotel with more than a few floors, you’re sure to walk into a hotel with a beautiful view. If you find a west facing room, you’ll be treated to views of the stunning Rocky Mountain ranges, while rooms facing other directions will welcome in the charming beauty of the Denver city skyline. The best examples of these wonderful hotels are found mostly in Downtown Denver, so take a look at these great Denver are hotels with lovely views.

Warwick Hotel
1776 Grant St.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 861-2000
warwickdenver.com

What was once one of the original Playboy Clubs in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Warwick Hotel is now one of the best and most elegant hotels in Downtown Denver. The rich history, the beautiful rooms and the fantastic location make it a favorite for business travelers and tourists from all over the world. Most of the rooms come with beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains or of the Denver skyline, especially those that are above the fifth floor. The higher you get, the better the view. There’s even a heated rooftop pool that is open year round, so you can enjoy a swim with truly stunning views all around you.

The Oxford Hotel
1600 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 628-5400
theoxfordhotel.com

Built in 1891, the Oxford Hotel is among the oldest hotels in Colorado. It’s been host to some of the most famous people in history, including the Dalai Lama, Theodore Roosevelt and Hilary Clinton. It’s also home to the historic Cruise Room bar, which is worth a visit alone just for its amazing classic cocktails. Thanks to the fantastic location, you’ll find great views of Downtown Denver from just about every room in the hotel. Since the Oxford is not one of the tallest hotels in the area, you’ll be restricted to mostly downtown views, but when it’s coming from a hotel this historic, it’s still very much worth adding to your list of great hotels to visit in Colorado.

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The Brown Palace Hotel
321 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(800) 321-2599
brownpalace.com

The Brown Palace opened its doors in 1892, making it another of the oldest hotels in Colorado. Every United States President since Teddy Roosevelt has stayed at The Brown Palace, with the exception of Calvin Coolidge, and it still stands today as one of the most elegant and sought after hotels in the country. If you’re looking to splurge a little, consider booking a room at the Top of the Brown. Not only will you enjoy a stunning room with oversized spa tubs, plush beds, and amazing art deco furnishings, but you’ll also be treated to some of the most breathtaking views available from Downtown Denver. From the iconic Denver city skyline to the beautiful Rocky Mountains, you’ll find your views at The Brown Palace to be worth every penny.

Hotel Teatro
1100 14th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 228-1100
hotelteatro.com

The Hotel Teatro is considered to be Denver’s only premier boutique hotel. It’s been constantly ranked among the very best hotels in the world, and has the prestigious Four Diamond Award from AAA. Get a room that is a little higher up and you’ll find stunning views of Downtown Denver. Ask for one of the deluxe rooms and you’ll get the best views available in the hotel, or spring for the truly breathtaking Chancellor’s Suite to get one of the most stunning views of the Rocky Mountains from any hotel in Denver. Hotel Teatro is also located right in the heart of the Denver Theater District, so you’ll be near lots of fantastic entertainment and dining options, you may never need to go more than a few blocks from your hotel to truly enjoy your visit to Denver.

Magnolia Hotel
818 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 607-9000
magnoliahotels.com

The Magnolia Hotel is a beautiful 13-story building dating back to 1910 with lots of attention to detail and restoration that brings the original charm back to vivid life. While there are lots of beautiful rooms within the Magnolia Hotel, opt for one of the suites to get the best views. Each suite has huge windows, letting in tons of Colorado sunshine and giving you the most panoramic views of the city. You can even request one of the Fireplace Suites, then enjoy a relaxing evening by a warm fire as you gaze out your huge window and enjoy the views of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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Deborah Flomberg is a theater professional, freelance writer and Denver native. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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