Boulder, Colorado is 25 miles northwest of Denver at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The city is home to the Flatirons Mountains that are just west of the city. The dry, sunny summer weather draws visitors to the city, and the moderate winters are also a place for travelers to stay. Boulder has a variety of lodgings from top hotels, cozy bed and breakfast spots, and economic motels and lodges for visitors to choose from.
Those who are looking for Boulder hotels with a cozy and relaxing ambiance will enjoy the city’s three bed and breakfast facilities. The Alps Boulder Canyon Inn offers lodging for romantic getaways, ski vacations, and business trips. It is located only five minutes from the University of Colorado and downtown Boulder. Both the interior and exterior of the Alps resembles a ski lodge in the European Alps. The Alps offers a Ski Escape package which includes lodging and lift tickets on the slopes. Premium amenities include in-room massage and spa, mountainside patios and fireplaces in each room. Business travelers may use the Alps Bounder Canyon Inn Business Center and free Ethernet and wireless access.
Another quaint and charming bed and breakfast hotel is the Bradley Boulder Inn. This boutique hotel in downtown Boulder is located right on the pedestrian mall. It offers the luxury and warmth for guests in its twelve guest rooms who are looking for relaxation and a break from their daily routines. Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast is the third hotel of this type. It is the place of choice for ecologically-concerned guests who are looking for organic food or vegan diets, organic sheets, ecologically friendly cleaning products, and a cottage-like wholesome atmosphere. Both of these hotels offer conveniences for business travelers and the comforts of home that is to be expected at this type of hotel.
There are also 11 Boulder hotels within the city limits. Some are luxurious high-end hotels, such as the St. Julien Hotel and Spa, located in downtown Boulder. The St. Julien features views of the Flatiron Mountains and shopping at the Pearl Street Mall that is only steps away from the hotel. There is a giant-size spa, an infinity pool with whirlpool, fitness center, business center, and enough parking for 650 cars below the building. The Millennium Harvest House Boulder is a place to stay in Boulder with some interesting features. Standard guest rooms are decorated in in a Colorado pioneer look with patchwork quilts and photos that represent the history of the area.
The Hotel Boulderado is Boulder’s original luxury hotel that features Victorian elegance with a stained glass ceiling, cherry wood staircase, and 160 guest rooms that are all uniquely decorated. Since it opened in 1909, the hotel has made it their goal to offer guests a comfortable and special stay. For those traveling to Boulder who may be looking for a modern facility, the Boulder Mariott has all of the amenities that one would expect from a good hotel chain, such as king size beds, pillowtop mattresses with luxury bedding, deluxe modern bathrooms, a restaurant and lounge plus a spa and fitness center.
The Boulder Outlook Hotel and Suites is a very large independent hotel that reflects the independent spirit of Colorado. They often host national sports teams, and they are the spot in Boulder for the blues and jazz. Another unique Boulder hotel is the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark. Located close to the foothills of the Flatiron Mountains, it has both cottages and lodges for guests. Cottages range from efficiency size to three bedroom home away from home facilities. Lodges are simple with a small bathroom and kitchenette. There is also a dining hall, and world class cultural and educational programs are offered in the auditorium and community house.
Boulder has beautiful natural scenery with many Boulder hotels that are unique, one-of-a-kind, and that will surely please every visitor.