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Hotel Denver
Ranked #1 of 24 Hotels in Glenwood Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 29, 2014

July 8 overnight. Received a warm reception when we checked in. In fact, all the staff was so nice. The hotel is on a corner with the parking lot diagonally across from it. Since we were driving Charlotte, our yellow 1930 Model A Ford, we were given a special parking spot. The hotel's history may go back a ways, but the spacious rooms have been renovated and furnished with antique furniture. Everything was clean and the bed comfortable. Keurig coffee in the room! Mmmm. From our room, which faced the front of the hotel, we could see the river with occasional rafters; the old Colorado Hotel; the colorful mountains; the lifts going up to the amusement park. Eateries of all types are close by. No breakfast served in the hotel, so we ate in a café a block away. Part of the enjoyment of staying at The Hotel Denver is being able to walk around, to the shops. Old hotels are fun to stay in; old pictures and written history.

Room Tip: Front-facing rooms have a view of the mountains and part of the river.
  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

My wife and 2 kids stayed over last weekend. From the original reservation to the "over stayed granted" late checkout we had an excellent time. The room was spacious enough for my wife and I, two 11 year old kids and a great dane of 175 pounds. The reception desk offered waters and apples, discounted tickets to the Hot Springs (an easy 5 minute walk), discounted tickets to the Adventure Park, excellent advise on tickets and dinning. Extremely dog friendly. We had an emergency phone call and over stayed the checkout time and was granted a late checkout. They had someone waiting to check in and still accommodated us. Highly recommend and will stay there again. We were going to stay at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs and had a more enjoyable stay at the Hotel Denver for a fraction of the room cost.

By the way, there isn't a hotel directly connected to the Hot Springs.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Hotel Denver's top notch employees' sensitivity and care drenched us in oh so "happy" feelings July 4 as well as July 13. From our first walk to the desk after a drive of many hours, throughout the stay responding to our needs, and upon checkout - rewards of old fashioned charm and memories were ours for keeps. Uniquely decorated and spotlessly clean rooms (of which we've stayed in several) dot hallways. Conveniently located, smack-dab in the midst of inviting dining and shops, there's very little to complain about. So, if you aren't a "dog person" just ask for assistance because at Hotel Denver everyone plays
nice!

  • Stayed: July 2014
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Reviewed July 23, 2014

This hotel is loaded with charm, employs an excellent staff and has a unique decor loaded with great antiques. The room was spacious and clean. I was really satisfied until it was time to retire. The bed was lumpy and soft and the pillows were miserable. Tossed and turned for hours. What a shame. I wanted to love, love this Hotel.

Room Tip: If you are riding Amtrak, whose station is across the street, call and check status. Our train was...
  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Candace C, Manager at Hotel Denver, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2014

Thank you "smurfnmoms" for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent visit to The Hotel Denver!

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our staff, sleeping rooms, ambiance, and charm!
Our goal is to always provide a top-notch experience in a truly unique environment.

We are sad to hear our bed and pillows didn't meet your expectations.
Please contact me directly so that I can determine the room you were in and evaluate the bed for improvement. A restful night is an important part of your visit and we want to do all we can to ensure that. Keep in mind that our Front Desk is always happy to assist in any way and if you do not find your accommodations fully satisfying, we will work hard to change that.

We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future and become your home away from home in Glenwood Springs!

At your service,
Candace Carnahan
Assistant General Manager
The Hotel Denver

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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Found this hotel earlier in the day . Used Trip Advisor advice to help us decide . Was very interested in the Colorado but it reviewed poorly . Really glad we stayed at the Denver . The staff is wonderful and the hotel clean , bright and pleasant . Our room was remodeled and had hard wood floors ( I don't think it was laminate) . I wish more hotels would go the hard wood floor route since it just feels cleaner ( and is cleaner ) without carpet. It was a large room that was quite bright and airy. Antiques mixed with reproductions really worked in the room.
Love the dog friendliness of Colorado hotels ! Wish we would have brought our dog .
I would highly recommend this hotel .

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

We have stayed many times at the Hotel Denver and each and every time the staff goes above and beyond to make us feel like we are returning family, as well as providing excellent service. The rooms are very nicely appointed making it feel like you are in a picture perfect western Colorado town and not just another hotel. The rooms have always been clean and comfortable. We have stayed in the Penthouse (private deck and hot tub), the Cupola ( 2 story spacious and beautiful views) as well as several other rooms. They are with walking distance to most local places of interest. I can't imagine visiting Glenwood Springs and NOT staying there. See you again and Thanks again! David and Rochelle S.

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

We found this place through Trip Advisor two years ago and were supremely satisfied with our stay. It is dog-friendly, romantic and quaint. In the heart of downtown with easy access to the River Trail and Hot Springs Pool, you couldn't ask for a better location. Charming decor with antiques everywhere.

Stayed: July 2014, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Hotel Denver

Address: 402 7th St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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Location: United States > Colorado > Glenwood Springs
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Glenwood Springs
#1 Romantic Hotel in Glenwood Springs
Price Range: $153 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Denver 3*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Denver offers premier Glenwood Springs lodging and natural Western hospitality. It was recently transformed into an elegant modern hotel while preserving its historic heritage and grand appearance in the center of downtown Glenwood Springs. At the Hotel Denver, we know it's the delight of unexpected touches that sets us apart. Little things make the difference between the ordinary and the extraordinary. The Hotel Denver is pet friendly and offers walking convenience to the Hot Springs Pool as well as dining, nightlife and shopping in Glenwood Springs, which is approximately half way between the Vail Valley and Aspen, Colorado. This makes the hotel a perfect place to base your Western Colorado visit and we encourage you to make plans to visit us soon. Part of the fun at Hotel Denver in Glenwood Springs is choosing from the variety of special hotel rooms and suites we have to offer. Some have special views. Others a private hot tub. Every room at our hotel has a style of its own. We look forward to pleasantly surprising you when you come to stay with us. ... more   less 
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