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Where to stay in Denver

If you're a first time visitor to Denver, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in Denver.

What's the best area of Denver to stay?

The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around Denver are:

Here's what Trippy members had to say:

"Either head up to Estes Park or down to Boulder check out Pearl Street Mall Mork And Mindy's House (You may have to ask where its at and many people will not even know what you are talking about, they owners actually took down the ten foot high fence that used to keep out fans)."  See More

"  Boulder is a pretty solid halfway point to grab a meal too."  See More

"When we visited my uncle in Brighton, he would either take us to Boulder or else we would go down to Colorado Springs and then to Silver Cliff in the Wet Mountain Valley."  See More

"The drive up to Estes Park is a can't miss (take the route through Boulder, Nederland (Colorado), Allenspark on the way there and head back through Lyons)."  See More

"Drive the Peak to Peak highway from Idaho Springs to Nederland (Colorado), then cruise down Boulder Canyon Dr, pull off anywhere in the canyon where you see people climbing, for your hike."  See More

"Idaho Springs and Georgetown (Colorado) are old gold mining towns."  See More

"I'm thinking about Five Points and Baker neighborhoods, specifically."  See More

"Cherry Creek is a fun area with lots of independant restaurants, a more lived in area, pedestrian shopping and dining and excellent access to bike paths."  See More

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What are some good hotels in Denver?

Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in Denver, here's a list to get you started.

Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:

"Historic hotels like The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa in Denver or the Grand Canyon Lodge have also been worth a splurge."  See More

"If you choose to go with a hotel I highly recommend either Hotel Teatro or The Crawford Hotel."  See More

"If you want a hotel in Denver right off I-70, you could try Courtyard by Marriott Denver Stapleton."  See More

"If you love historic hotel rooms, The Oxford Hotel is tops."  See More

"Otherwise, you can never beat The Ritz-Carlton, Denver or the Four Seasons Hotel Denver."  See More

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Where did you get these suggestions?

Trippy is a great resource for planning your trip because you get advice from real travelers. We suggested neighborhoods and hotels based on the recommendations of the Trippy community. This gives you a quick overview, but if you're looking to do more research, here are some of the questions that we used to find this information.

profile  Jason Virgadamo from Houston asked:
Where to stay in Denver and what are the best things to see while there?  (2 answers)

profile  Justin Levy from South Lake Tahoe asked:
What are the most popular neighborhoods in Denver?  (1 answer)

profile  Alex T from New York City asked:
Where are the best places to stay in Denver near all the action!?  (6 answers)

profile  Tatum Nansen from New Jersey asked:
Short, scenic drives from Denver?  (11 answers)

profile  Christina Salu from asked:
What are your top 10 restaurants in Denver, CO?  (5 answers)

What if I plan my trip around food?

If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in Denver.

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What if I don't have a car?

Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.

Want to research more popular attractions in Denver? Click the blue button below.

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Where can I find out more about Denver?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Denver locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Denver.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

Flying into Denver? There is one major airport for commercial flights. Find international, domestic, and local airports in Denver.

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