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The 2023 baseball season is just around the corner and while the Colorado Rockies will be in San Diego facing the Padres on opening day, March 30, the team’s home opener will be on April 6 against the Washington Nationals. Whether you plan to catch that game, or another this season, Denver has a wealth of hotels to choose from, many of which will put you within easy reach and some are only steps away.
Of course, with a stay downtown, you’ll also have easy access to many of the city’s top attractions, including everything from a wealth of shopping and dining options to the Downtown Aquarium and multiple museums.
Hyatt Centric Downtown Denver
The Hyatt Centric Downtown Denver is centrally located, just over a 10-minute walk from Coors Field and within easy reach of many other city attractions like the 16th Street Mall. It offers rooms with Hyatt’s famously comfortable beds, free Wi-Fi, and Keurig coffeemakers, with room service available 24/7. There’s a restaurant and lobby bar along with a rooftop terrace and a 24-hour gym. To celebrate baseball season, it also offers the new “Rockies Opening Day Family Staycation Package,” which includes a one-night stay in the top-floor Presidential Suite that can accommodate a family of four that comes complete with a snack bar and popcorn maker. Plus, everyone in the family gets custom jerseys and game day brunch at the on-site Apple Blossom restaurant.
The Maven Hotel at Dairy Block
Located in the historic LoDo neighborhood just a block from Coors Field, The Maven Hotel is ideal for those who want to be just steps from the game. Plus, guests get discounts for dining at the on-site Kachina Cantina, which offers a menu of Southwestern dishes with a twist, such as green chili nachos, queso fundido, and scallop ceviche that can be paired with tasty margaritas. Discounts to eateries nearby and a complimentary shuttle to get to/from anywhere within a two-mile radius is included too. Accommodations include unique bunk rooms that are ideal for families, but couples and solos might want to book a suite that offers the best views along with wet bars and minifridges.
The Oxford Hotel
One of the best boutique hotels in Colorado, The Oxford Hotel is the oldest in Denver, having opened its doors in 1891. It’s just blocks from Coors Field, less than a 10-minute walk away, and boasts a famous bar, the Cruise Room, that’s a replica of a lounge on the Queen Mary ship that’s shaped like a bottle of wine, perfect for post-game drinks. It’s filled with antiques and art deco furnishings while rooms feature a mix of historic elegance and new, with four-poster beds, clawfoot tubs, and plenty of high tech, including plasma TVs. The Urban Farmer is the on-site restaurant, serving dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, while Oxford Club and Spa offers a wide range of decadent treatments.
The Ritz-Carlton Denver
The Ritz-Carlton Denver is one of the top hotels in Denver located right downtown, just a 10-minute walk from Coors Field and close to many other attractions. It’s renowned for its luxury, providing the perfect base for those who want to enjoy a little pampering and catch the game. Those coming from out of state will definitely know they’re in Colorado here, with many elements from the Rocky Mountain state infused into this property, from the entrance with its running water to the on-site restaurant, ELWAY’S Downtown, owned by former Denver Bronco’s quarterback, John Elway. The spa offers Colorado-inspired facials and if you book a west-facing room, you’ll enjoy a sweeping view of the Rockies.
The Westin Denver Downtown
Located in the LoDo district, just over 10 minutes on foot to Coors Field and just steps from 16th Street Mall, the Westin Denver Downtown offers a convenient location and a fully equipped fitness center with an indoor/outdoor pool with spectacular mountain and city views. There are multiple on-site eateries, including Augustus Restaurant, which offers a sumptuous breakfast buffet, while the chic V’s Lounge is a great place for happy hour. Rooms feature signature Heavenly beds and flat-screen TVs. Some add private balconies with fabulous views of the Rockies too.
Grand Hyatt Denver
The Grand Hyatt is popular among business travelers, but it’s great for anyone looking for a more upscale stay in downtown Denver, with some rooms that offer great views of the Rockies. All are spacious and include signature Hyatt beds with pillow-top mattresses, flat-screen TVs, Keurig coffeemakers, and free Wi-Fi. There’s an excellent restaurant on-site along with a Starbucks coffee shop, but the highlight is the top floor, where you’ll find a fitness center with an indoor heated pool, a running track, and a tennis court.
The Crawford Hotel
Located right above Denver Union Station, the Crawford Hotel is less than a 10-minute walk from Coors Field and it offers courtesy Tesla transportation in addition to direct airport access via train and complimentary e-bikes. Guests even get free craft beer from the Terminal Bar. Rooms are contemporary with art deco touches and include flat-screen TVs, iPads, Nespresso makers, and bathrooms with clawfoot tubs. There’s a 24-hour fitness center, and a discount on a spa nearby is available.
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver
An upscale boutique hotel, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver is less than 15 minutes on foot from Coors Field and has quirky, art deco decor throughout with a fun and funky vibe. It offers a complimentary wine hour with chair massages and loaner bikes, with a restaurant, spa, and a 24-hour fitness center on-site. Pet-friendly, your four-legged friends get food, bowls, mats, and loaner beds. Rooms include signature animal print bathrobes, honor bars, flat-screen TVs, and yoga mats. Book a spa suite for a whirlpool tub.
The Curtis - a Double Tree Hotel By Hilton
The Curtis has a great vibe, celebrating pop culture with charm and humor that makes it fun just to walk through the door. Located in the theater district about 11 blocks from the ballpark and two blocks from the free MallRide, it’s retro-hip with splashy colors and flower power artwork. Each floor has its own personality with various themes, like the Sci-Fi floor, which has a Startrek Enterprise suite. Every room comes with board games, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, and coffeemakers. The on-site Corner Office restaurant is popular among locals and guests alike and the bartender can mix you up a memorable monikered martini before or after the game. A Starbucks and a fitness center are on-site too.
Courtyard by Marriott Denver Downtown
Less than 10 blocks from Coors Field, Courtyard by Marriott Denver Downtown sits within a historic Denver building once home to the Joslins Dry Goods Department Store, where J.C. Penney began his career as a stock clerk, providing a different ambiance than the typical Courtyard hotel. The free MallRide that can bring you to the Blake Street stop just four blocks from the ballpark is right out the door. The Rialto Cafe is on-site, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch that includes bottomless mimosas, while rooms feature the usual amenities, including high-quality linens, soundproofing, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, minifridges, microwaves, and coffeemakers. For floor-to-ceiling windows with magnificent views of downtown, book a king room in the line ending with 25.
Magnolia Hotel Denver
The Magnolia is housed inside a former bank building that dates back to 1910, located in the heart of the downtown district within walking distance of the 16th Street Mall, while Coors Field can be reached in about 15 minutes on foot. While the exterior may be historic, inside, it’s thoroughly modern yet it pays tribute to its past with subtle touches like black-and-white photos from its early days. Harry’s, the on-site restaurant offers casual dining with a seasonal menu and handcrafted cocktails, while rooms and suites all come with flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and coffeemakers. Book a suite for a kitchenette and living area.
The Rally Hotel at McGregor Square
The Rally Hotel at McGregor Square is a new hotel that’s right next to Coors Field in the LoDo neighborhood. It’s offering a special baseball experience that includes two tickets to the Rockies’ home game on the day of arrival plus a $50 credit to The Original, The Rally Bar or Grandstand Café. It boasts multiple bars and restaurants and a rooftop pool deck. Rooms feature stadium or city views, flat-screen TVs, minibars, and Keurig coffeemakers. Some have balconies too. Book a one- or two-bedroom penthouse for even more space and a kitchenette.