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The Mile High City is a popular spot for all types of travelers, whether it’s for business or leisure. If you plan to spend more than a few nights in Denver, you might want to consider an extended stay hotel, which typically comes with some extra perks for a more comfortable longer-term stay like a kitchen and separate living areas. Some provide discounts too. For the best options, from Cherry Creek to downtown and the Denver Airport, consider one of these properties.
Homewood Suites Hilton shares a building with Hilton’s Hampton Inn and offers an outstanding downtown location, within a block of 16th Street Mall and the Convention Center. Its rooms are all apartment-style, with kitchenettes that include full-size refrigerators and dishwashers, along with separate living rooms with flat-screen TVs and several movie channels. Guests have access to the facilities at the adjacent Hampton Inn, including a restaurant serving a complimentary breakfast buffet with hot and cold items, a bar, gym and an indoor pool with a hot tub. Free coffee, tea and apples are available in the lobby, and there’s a coin-operated laudnry facility too.
Located in the upscale Cherry Creek North neighborhood, the top shopping district neighborhood with 16 blocks of high-end shops, restaurants, spas, galleries and other businesses, the Halcyon Hotel offers spacious standard doubles with great functionality. A popular boutique hotel in Denver, the rooms have double glass doors that open to balconies and coffee tables that transform into desks. All come with Bluetooth TVs, free Wi-Fi, minibars, fridges, Nespresso machines, yoga mats for the rooftop classes and even LP record players with vintage vinyls.
The eighth floor rooftop is a popular place to be with a pool, loungers and private cabanas, while the Gear Garage will lend you gear like longboards, electric bikes and Vespas. There’s an onsite pan-Asian restaurant too. Discounts are available – if you stay at least six nights, you’ll get 25% off the hotel’s best available rate each night.
The Element is a popular extended stay Marriott hotel that’s just over a 5-minute walk from the Denver Art Museum and 10 minutes on foot from the Colorado Convention Center. Its standard studio-style pet-friendly rooms come with well-stocked kitchenettes, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Upgraded options have sofa beds and separate living rooms. A complimentary breakfast buffet is included with a wide range of options, including a pancake station, eggs, fresh fruit and an espresso machine. There’s also a convenience store and gym onsite.
Located in Denver’s historic LoDo neighborhood, just a block from Coors Field, The Maven Hotel offers discounts of up to 20% off the hotel’s best available rates when paying in advance and staying three or more nights. Rooms have a loft-like feel with high ceilings and lots of natural light, varying in size and amenities. Suites have the best views and come with mini-fridges and wet bars. There are also unique bunk rooms that are ideal for couples and families. Wi-Fi is free as is the bottled water and impressive coffee setup. Guests also get discounts at the onsite restaurants and nearby Union Station eateries, along with a complementary two-mile radius car shuttle.
Residence Inn Denver City Center is an all-suite extended stay hotel that’s just a block from the 16th Street Pedestrian Mall, within walking distance from all the popular spots. It features contemporary studios as well as one- and two-bedroom suites that all come with fully stocked kitchens, flat-screen TVs, desks and free Wi-Fi. A complimentary grocery-shopping service is available and a free hot breakfast buffet is included too. Guests also have access to a 24/7 fitness center, laundry facilities, and a patio with a BBQ and fire pit on the eighth floor.
Staybridge Suites Denver Downtown is an all-suite hotel with pet-friendly studios and one-bedroom suites, all of which come with kitchens and separate living areas with sofabeds, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Less than 10 minutes on foot from the Denver Art Museum and a 15-minute walk from the 16th Street Mall, guests are close to many popular spots downtown and also enjoy discounts on extended stays. There’s an indoor pool and hot tub, gym, coin-operated laundry facilities and a terrace with BBQ grills and picnic tables. A free breakfast buffet is included too.
MainStay Suites Near Denver Downtown offers affordable rates for apartment-like suites with kitchens that come with a refrigerator, freezer, cooktop, microwave and coffeemaker along with separate work areas with desks and free Wi-Fi. Ideally located near downtown in the heart of the city, you’ll be within five miles of the Colorado Convention Center, Pepsi Center and the University of Colorado. A hot breakfast is included in the rates, and there are a wide range of amenities too, including an indoor heated pool, fitness center, laundry and valet cleaning services.
Hampton Inn & Suites Denver/Cherry Creek offers a central downtown location close to the Convention Center and 16th Street Mall, providing a great value with extra-spacious, colorful rooms that included 20 suites with kitchens, ideal for extended stay guests. The suites have separate living areas with a couch, coffee table, and small dining table, as well as an extra sink and TV. A free breakfast buffet is included, complete with eggs, sausage, cereals, yogurt and a variety of fruit. There’s a well-equipped business center and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel along with a large indoor pool, hot tub and well-equipped fitness center.
StayBridge Suites is an extended hotel along the Cherry Creek Bike Path in southeast Denver close to a number of major cororate offices like Cigna. Its rates are based on your length of stay providing a great value for those staying longer term. Choose from upscale studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, all with fully-equipped kitchens, desks and free Wi-Fi. A hot free breakfast is included, and there’s a 24-hour business center, outdoor hot tub, sports court, fitness room and complimentary guest laundry too.
TownePlace Suites Denver Downtown offers a comfortable and affordable extended stay option with rooms that range from studios to one- and two-bedroom suites. All come with full kitchens that include dishwashers and all the necessities along with separate living areas, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. There’s complimentary coffee in the lobby, an expansive free hot breakfast buffet, a fitness center, coin-operated laundry room and valet dry cleaning. A number of popular restaurants are nearby, including Breckenridge Brewery and BBQ, Lala’s Wine Bar and Pizzeria and Le Central.
Extended Stay America is one of the most well-known chains for a longer term stay, with all suites offering the comforts of home, including fully-equipped ktichens with everything you need to whip up a meal. Each one has a flat-screen TV, desk and free Wi-Fi. Onsite there’s a business center, coin-operated laundry facilities and a free grab-and-go breakfast with a variety of muffins, breakfast bars, hot cereal, coffee and tea. There are multiple discounts available for an even more budget-friendly stay too.
Located just seven miles from Denver International Airport (free airport shuttle included) this Home2 Suites Hilton offers extended stay rooms with full kitchens and separate living areas, complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Guests rave about the layouts which make for an even more comfortable stay with lots of light, outlets and shelves. It includes an indoor saltwater pool, a patio with a firepit, convenience store, coin-operated laundry facilities and a well-equipped fitness room with free weights. The free breakfast buffet is highly rated and features a number of unique sandwich options and hot items like waffles.
This all-suite hotel is located seven miles from the Denver Airport, across the street from a number of restaurants while offering an outstanding value for a longer term stay in studios and one-bedroom suites. All include full kitchens, while the one-bedroom suites also have separate living rooms. Each one comes with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and Netflix. Guests also enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast, regular evening socials with drinks and snacks, an indoor pool, gym and 24-hour airport shuttle.
The Magnolia Hotel offers a great setup for those between residences, on a business assignment or extended holiday. It offers all the comforts of home in Signature King Suites that have an efficiency kitchen, living area, dining table, two HDTVs and upscale bath products. Enjoy the cookies & a wine hour and special amenities for extended stays, including Kitchen To-Go Kits, discounts off Harry’s and in-room dining. You’ll also get a tax exempt stay for 30 days or more.