From sustainable mattresses and low-flow bathroom fixtures to individual recycling bins and a composting program in the garden that supplies organic produce and flowers, this boutique inn has plenty to offer the eco-conscious. Design mavens, meanwhile, will be stunned. Local artists created its four gallery-chic suites, each of which also boasts amenities ranging from hot tubs to fireplaces. But the standard rooms are no less impressive, with beautiful murals and furnishings both antique and locally built. Even the food is stylish: Consider potato pancakes with curried beets and fresh raita for breakfast, housemade cakes and cookies, and a happy hour (gratis, of course) featuring Colorado wines.
As this former cowtown becomes a hot commodity, prices are soaring in the Mile High City. But there are still a few bargains to be found for travelers keen on exploring the best things to do in Denver and the city’s booming dining scene: charming inns with curious histories, business hotels that aim to break the generic mold and even a groundbreaking hostel or two. Can’t quite fork out for the luxury of the very best hotels in Denver? These budget-friendly options in and around the city ensure you’re sleep well when in town.