Hotels near the Pepsi Center are the perfect choice if you plan to head to a big concert or sporting events. All are downtown and walking distance to the Pepsi Center. This makes it easy and you won't have to navigate traffic or search for parking either before or after your event.
Some on my list of favorites also offer free shuttle service to Pepsi Center.
Other major attractions are downtown as well, making a stay at one of these hotels a best bet during your trip to Denver. You'll love the proximity to 16th Street Mall, Larimer Square, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, and the U.S. Mint.
Address: 934 16th St., Denver, CO 80011
Room Rates: From $152 a night
This boutique hotel near the Pepsi Center is in a gorgeously restored historic building in the heart of downtown Denver. In addition to being close to the Pepsi Center, it's also right on the bustling 16th Street Mall, a pedestrian-friendly area full of trendy shops and restaurants. Be sure to ask for a room overlooking the mall for great views and people-watching.
The 166 stylish rooms in this six-story hotel feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and luxury bedding atop comfy beds that'll make your stay in Denver extra restful. Take a dip in the pool or hot tub, get in some exercise in the fitness center, or prepare for a meeting in the business center. You can also enjoy a cocktail in the lounge or a meal in the award-winning Rialto Cafe. Valet parking is available for a fee.
You can't get a better location than this. Walk to a game or concert at the Pepsi Center or a Rockies game at Coors Field. Also nearby are the charming Larimer Square, with its cafes and Victorian architecture, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, and the Colorado Convention Center. The airport is 26 miles away.
Address: 1420 Stout St., Denver, CO 80202
Room Rates: From $143 a night
During your Denver stay at Embassy Suites, you'll be close to both the Pepsi Center if you're a sports nut and the adjacent Colorado Convention Center if you're in town for business. There are also plenty of nearby restaurants and shops to enjoy while in town.
Each of the 390 spacious suites in this 17-story hotel feature a bedroom and separate living area with a work station and sofa bed. You'll enjoy the homey comforts such as two flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, refrigerator, microwave, minibar, and coffee maker.
Choose a made-to-order omelet at the complimentary breakfast bar, and come back in the evening for the free cocktail hour. Other amenities include an indoor pool, fitness and business centers, shuttle, onsite restaurant (open for lunch and dinner). Skip the valet service and instead opt for cheaper parking at one of the nearby lots.
Just blocks away are the charming Victorian-era Larimer Square, 16th Street Mall, and Denver Center for Performing Arts. The hotel is 25 miles from the airport.
Address: 1750 Welton St., Denver, CO 80202
Room Rates: From $129 a night
You can't go wrong at the Grand Hyatt, located in downtown's business district. The 516 rooms in this AAA Four-Diamond hotel are very spacious and have great city views on the upper floors. After you've checked in, relax with a drink by the welcoming sandstone fireplace in the lobby. Children and pets will also feel welcome!
In your room, you'll enjoy the convenience of an iPod docking station, flat-panel TV, pillow-top bed, work station, and free Wi-Fi. Fitness buffs will love the rooftop jogging track, 24-hour fitness room, and heated indoor pool. You'll be well fed by the onsite restaurant, gourmet coffee shop, and 24-hour room service. There's also a business center and indoor parking for an extra fee.
The hotel is near the Pepsi Center, the stores and eateries on the 16th Street Mall, and the Colorado Convention Center. Art lovers can take a 15-minute walk to the Denver Art Museum and Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The airport is 26 miles away.
Address: 1100 14th St., Denver, CO, 80202
Room Rates: From $243 a night
Hotel Teatro is another great boutique lodging option near the Pepsi Center. A doorman greets you as you enter the swanky renovated 1911 building. Be sure to check out the lobby fireplace before heading up to your room.
Each of the 110 rooms features free Wi-Fi, a plasma TV, rainfall shower head, soaking tub, Keurig coffee maker, robes, and large windows overlooking the city. You'll get a deep sleep in the soundproof rooms with premium bedding on extra comfortable beds. The Cadillac Escalade car service will get you to the Pepsi Center in style, and if you rent your own car, valet parking is available for an extra fee. Another great feature? Dogs stay free!
Hotel Teatro is a 10- to 15-minute walk to the Pepsi Center, U.S. Mint, Denver Art Museum, Coors Field, and Elitch Gardens amusement park. Other nearby attractions include theaters, Larimer Square, shopping at 16th Street Mall, the LoDo entertainment district, and the Colorado Convention Center.
Address: 650 15th St., Denver, CO 80202
Room Rates: From $119 a night
This four-star property, adjacent to the Colorado Convention Center, has 1,100 rooms with unobstructed panoramic views of the city and mountains. Sip a cocktail while watching the sunset from Peaks Lounge on the 27th of 37 floors. Other food options include fine dining at Altitude, drinks at Strata Bar, and 24-hour coffee service at Perks. If you have special diet requests, the chefs can accommodate you.
Your well-appointed room comes with a work station, LCD 46-inch TV, iPod docking station, and coffee maker. Other hotel amenities include valet parking, onsite ATM, and a gift shop. Don't miss the 6,700-square foot health club overlooking downtown! It has an indoor lap pool, sundeck, hot tub, and spa.
The Hyatt Regency is convenient to all the popular downtown attractions. You'll only need to walk a mile to your event at the Pepsi Center. You'll also be close to Union Station, Civic Center Park, U.S. Mint, 16th Street Mall, Denver Art Museum, Larimer Square, LoDo, State Capitol, and theaters.
Address: 1717 Champa St. at 17th St., Denver, CO 80202
Room Rates: From $151 a night
Located in two landmark buildings downtown, this four-star boutique hotel has funky and vibrant decor with modern furnishings. Not only will you feel welcome but your pet will, too. The staff will provide a pet bed, food and water bowls, and treats for your furry friend. If you didn't bring your pet, you can request a goldfish to keep you company in your room!
The 189 rooms in this seven-story building offer yoga accessories, 37-inch flat-panel TVs, iPod docks, minibars, and free Wi-Fi. Work out in the fitness center, relax in the hot tub, or pamper yourself with an in-room spa treatment. There's 24-hour room service, but your best bet is savoring an authentic Italian meal at the award-winning Northern Italian Panzano Restaurant. After a day of sightseeing, return for a complimentary wine reception in the lobby.
Walk to the U.S. Mint, 16th Street Mall, Larimer Square, LoDo, the Colorado Convention Center, and the Elitch Gardens amusement park. Denver International Airport is 26 miles away.
Address: 1190 Auraria Parkway, Denver CO 80204
Room Rates: From $161 a night
Sports fans will love this downtown hotel's location: It's the closest hotel to the Pepsi Center and only a mile to Coors Field and Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Another plus for this stylish hotel is its large, contemporary rooms with breathtaking skyline and mountain views.
The 150 rooms in this six-story building feature separate living areas, mini-fridges, microwaves, coffeemakers, 37-inch flat-panel TVs, and free Wi-Fi. Other freebies include a delicious breakfast buffet, coffee and newspapers in the lobby, shuttle, gym, and business center. Valet parking is available for a fee.
SpringHill Suites is only two blocks from the Pepsi Center. Walk to the Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado campus, Union Station, Larimer Square, and LoDo. Denver International Airport is 24 miles away.
Address: 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO 80202
Room Rates: From $234 a night
You'll enjoy superior service and amenities at this hotel located in the historic Union Station. The unique rooms are built around the bustling train station's perimeter balconies. Within Union Station, you'll find nightlife, shops, and eateries such as Milkbox Ice Creamery, where you can get a free coffee and ice cream.
Each of The Crawford's 112 soundproof rooms are full of character that mixes beautiful architecture with contemporary luxuries. You'll appreciate the city views, iPad mini, fine linens, Nespresso machine, Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TV. If you enjoy people-watching, ask for a room overlooking the train tracks and lobby. Onsite amenities include a fitness center, spa, salon, bike rentals, and valet service for a fee. Car enthusiasts will be amazed that the free courtesy car is a Tesla!
The Crawford is walking distance to the Pepsi Center, Coors Field, the Colorado Convention Center, and 16th Street Mall.
Address: 1600 17th St., Denver, CO 80202
Room Rates: From $220 a night
The Oxford, Denver's oldest hotel, combines Old World charm with modern luxuries. Built in 1891, the four-star Victorian charmer has 80 rooms in the heart of Lower Downtown (LoDo) across from historic Union Station. Sip free tea or coffee by the fireplace, sample complimentary whiskey and rum, or admire the art and architecture.
The stately hotel's rooms provide today's conveniences: free Wi-Fi, flat-panel HD TVs, iPod docking stations, Bose stereos, and hairdryers. You'll also feel pampered by the 400-thread-count Egyptian sheets, bathrobes, slippers, pillow-top mattresses, turn-down service, and 24-hour room service. Also available to guests are complimentary shoe shines, a fitness room, shuttle service, and free round-trip train fare from Union Station to the airport. For a fee, valet parking is available and pets are welcome.
The Oxford is about five blocks from the Pepsi Center, Coors Field, and Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Other nearby attractions are the Museum of Contemporary Art, 16th Street Mall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, and Denver Convention Center. The airport is 25 miles away.
Address: 1672 Lawrence St., Denver, CO 80202
Room Rates: From $162 a night
This hotel near the Pepsi Center offers four-star luxury in the conveniently located Tabor Center in LoDo. The Westin offers amazing views from the rooms and the rooftop pool.
The 430 spacious rooms in this 19-story building have comfy beds for a good night's sleep (pets get special beds, too!), rainfall shower heads, free Wi-Fi, iPod docking stations, flat-panel TVs, and in-room spa treatments. Check out the two onsite restaurants, basketball court, hot tub, fitness and business centers, and coffee kiosk.
You'll be near 16th Street Mall, Larimer Square, Coors Field, Colorado Convention Center, and U.S. Mint. The airport is 25 miles away.