Denver Ski Train Returns to Union Station
It’s been an unusually warm winter in Denver but just two hours away you can escape to a winter wonderland at one of the many ski resorts or mountain towns. Traveling to the mountains has never been easier with the Winter Park Express departing right from Union Station!
Traveling from out of town? Skip the rental and enjoy a night in the city before planning a ski day or weekend in the mountains. Take the A Line from Denver International Airport into Union Station, then have the Hotel Teatro bellmen pick you and your gear up in our complimentary hotel car. Be sure to book our new Ski Train Package to receive storage for your skis / snowboard, a complimentary...Click Here to Read More
WEDDING STYLE AT HOTEL TEATRO IN DOWNTOWN DENVER
Downtown Denver is the perfect location for a romantic wedding or small elopement! Celebrate your Denver wedding reception, rehearsal dinner or intimate gathering right in the heart of the city at Hotel Teatro - surrounded by views of the Rocky Mountains and the excitement of being in downtown.
With more than 300 days of sunshine each year, Colorado is home to some of the best wedding venues and the chance or rain are often slim. Our team is also available to...Click Here to Read More
Bucket List Things to Check out in Denver + Colorado
Despite living in Denver, there are tons of bucket list things to do in the city and throughout Colorado that even the locals haven’t gotten to just yet. Check out some of our staffs “bucket list” items and plan your next Rocky Mountain getaway!
Colorado History Museum is super fun and a great chance to learn about our wonderful state! It’s located about a mile-and-a-half away from Hotel Teatro - which means hotel guests can catch a ride in our hotel car , at no charge. In the summer, it also make for a great walk. The Denver Art Museum is equally as cool, and right across the street. One thing on my bucket list that I haven’t done...Click Here to Read More
Winter in The City // Britt Hemela, Media & Marketing Manager
As the temperatures drop, many Denver locals make their way to the mountains for skiing and snowboarding. But if you’re visiting Downtown Denver, there’s still plenty of fun to be had in the Mile High City. Check out some of our favorites below and visit Denver.org for more Winter fun ideas...Click Here to Read More
Exploring the Denver Center for Performing Arts
When traveling to big cities like New York and Los Angeles, Broadway shows and other performances are popular activities - equally exciting as sightseeing and dining at the best restaurants around town. Denver is home to one of the most beautiful and largest theater complexes in the country, home to the Colorado Ballet, Colorado Symphony and a combination of both local and traveling Broadway shows. Check out some of the
Best Spot to Grab a Coffee in Denver
Like any big city, there are plenty of Starbucks to be found in Denver, but there are a ton of locally owned
Pablo’s Coffee - Put this on your must try list. As one of Denver’s first craft coffee
Best Spas in Denver
Whether you’re vacationing or staycationing at Hotel Teatro - we know relaxation is key when kicking back. While we don’t have an onsite spa, we’ve put together a list of our favorite places to get pampered. Looking for services to come to you? Our concierge can always reach out to our favorite professionals including a mobile massage therapists and manicurist who perform onsite services right in the comfort of your room.
Indulgences Day Spa - We consider this spa a hidden gem for sure. With top notch services, we love their packages, and you don’t want to miss...Click Here to Read More
Traveling with Your Pet; Denver’s Most Pet Friendly Hangouts! // Britt Hemela // Media & Marketing Manager
Denver is an extremely pet friendly city, and Hotel Teatro is proud to be the most dog friendly hotel! Our guests can travel with their furry best friend at no additional cost, and no breed or weight restrictions. We’ve put together a list of the most pet friendly hangouts around the city, be sure to grab some extra treats and any necessities like dog beds, food and water bowls you may have...Click Here to Read More
Denver Date Nights - Some Friendly Competition // Melissa Gassien //
Guest Experience Manager
Who doesn’t love a little competition between significant others? I’ve always loved a challenge, and having been raised by parents that taught me I could do anything I put my mind to, that definitely includes winning my boyfriend from time to time. Whether you’re a long term couple that could use a good “get out of the dinner + a movie rut” or a Match.com first meet-up, there’s nothing like a little date night competition to get the sparks flying. Here’s my plan for getting to know your special someone thru a little romantic rivalry - all are pretty close to Hotel Teatro, don't forget hotel guests can catch a ride via our complimentary car servicewithin 2.5 miles of our address!
Ace Eat & Serve: Housed in the old Storz Garage, this expansive space...Click Here to Read More
Our Favorite Spots to Grab a Cocktail in Denver // Sales & Marketing Team!
While the Mile High City is well known for our local breweries and taprooms, there's so many great options for grabbing a cocktail in downtown Denver. Our sales department at Hotel Teatro has put together a list of some of Denver’s best cocktail spots we know locals and visitors will love! Pro tip: You can also stop and sip on some of the most popular cocktails on tap at our onsite restaurant, The Nickel if you feel like staying in.
Union Lodge is thee BEST place to grab a cocktail, and it’s only a five minute walk from Hotel Teatro! It’s a small and intimate space, so not the best for large groups, but perfect for date night or a quick nightcap. I love their Gin Fizz, it’s not only delicious but also beautiful, presentation is priority at this downtown Denver hidden gem. They always have a nice list of seasonal cocktails with a great variety of high quality gin, vodka and more! A close second is definitely...Click Here to Read More
Best GABF Events in Denver // Britt Hemela // Media & Marketing Manager
It’s been months since we purchased our
Local Breweries We Love // Britt Hemela // Media and Marketing Manager
Great American Beer Festival is upon us, and while some of the best breweries from across the country gather in one place for the event - we have to show some love for the local Denver breweries who never let us down. We’ve included distance from Hotel Teatro - so many of these breweries are located close to the heart of Downtown Denver. If you’re staying with us - be sure to check the rates for our Bike + Brew package, available through the end of October! Hotel guests also have access to our custom bikes, perfect for exploring the Mile High City breweries...Click Here to Read More
GABF Tips + Tricks from a Denver Local Britt Hemela // Media & Marketing Manager
The Great American Beer Festival is right around the corner (it’s literally two blocks from Hotel Teatro too!) and the city of Denver is gearing up with tons of craft beer events in the making. Locals know it, but those visiting the Mile High City may be surprised to hear that we celebrate Denver Beer Fest the week before GABF hits Denver - which means there’s nearly two full weeks of awesome (and boozy) events taking place. Check out some local tips for making the most of your visit to Denver for GABF!
Scope out the breweries you want to check out beforehand- For craft beer connoisseurs, it’s always a good idea to go into GABF...Click Here to Read More
Denver Date Night - Speakeasy Scavenger Hunt // Melissa Gassien //Guest Experience Manager
As the GEM (Guest Experience Manager) of Hotel Teatro, my job is to make sure hotel guests and locals alike take advantage of all the
Don your dapper Mad-Men style garb and worm your way into some of Denver’s hottest little known spots. Denver may be known for its hundreds of local breweries, but we’re also host to some of the best cocktails and mixologists in the world- all you have to do...Click Here to Read More
Best Places to Instagram in Denver // Britt Hemela, Media & Marketing Manager
Instagram is kind of a big deal around here, so we've put together a list of the most popular spots to check out for a social media photoshoot. Be sure to tag your images with #teatrodenver so we can share them!
Big Blue Bear at the Colorado Convention Center - located just two blocks from Hotel Teatro, you can find a big blue bear standing tall at 40 feet peeking into the Colorado Convention Center. He represents the nature of Colorado in the midst of the city and the curiosity of what’s happening inside the convention center. He even has his own Instagram account, so be sure to tag him in your photos! Want to take home your own blue bear? Find mini figurines at the I Heart Denver Store on 16th Street Mall
Museum of Contemporary Art - With rotating exhibits, this is one of the best spots to capture unique images when visiting Denver. It’s typically less crowded than other popular museums in the city, perfect for a mini...Click Here to Read More
A Local's Red Rocks Concert Guide // Britt Hemela, Media & Marketing Manager
Is there anything better than a summer concert at Red Rocks? Many of our hotel guests visit Denver for a once-in-a-lifetime concert experience for their favorite band, and Red Rocks is truly a magical setting. Check out our guide to surviving your first show at Red Rocks Amphitheater
Get your tickets ahead of time
Shows at Red Rocks infamously sell out within minutes and unfortunately those who choose to sell their tickets do so at much higher prices. Before you plan your trip to Denver, be sure you have tickets purchased and that they are legitimate. Red Rocks shows typically start getting announced...
Catch a Game in the Mile High City // Britt Hemela, Media & Marketing Manager
Denver is a great city to travel to watch your favorite team! With 300+ days of sunshine, Colorado offers beautiful weather throughout most of the year, and with most stadiums and fields being located downtown - you’ll have plenty to do outside of attending the game!
We love Coors Field, home to the Colorado Rockies! Hotel Teatro is just a mile away from the gates, close enough for a nice walk through downtown but far enough away from the nightlife in LoDo. There are lots of sports bars and fun night spots right...Click Here to Read More
Exploring Larimer Square // Britt Hemela, Media & Marketing Manager
If you’re staying in the city and consider yourself a foodie; you won’t want to miss out on The Nickel, our onsite restaurant. You’re also in the heart of downtown and close to popular and historic Larimer Square which is glittered with delicious dining options. We recommend a stop in at Osterio Marco for Italian or summer nights at Tamayo on the rooftop or patio. Both boast an impressive cocktail and wine list too! We also love The Market for a quick breakfast of pastries + coffee, For a great happy hour and excellent showcase of the Colorado craft beer scene, check out Euclid Hall or Rein Haus.
Shopping in Larimer Square is also highly rated, with tons of locally owned boutiques, filled with one-of-a-kind items. For the ladies; we
Best Camping Near Denver // Jeremy Andrews, Associate Director of Sales
Colorado is home to some of the best camping and backpacking spots all within a relatively short driving distance of Denver, and I’ve found some of the best spots are mostly along rivers and streams with a few exceptions. Enjoy some of my personal favorites...
Ansel Watrous Campground – found on the Poudre River just west of Fort Collins and less than a mile from the Mishawaka Amphitheatre. This spot boasts some waterfront spots along the river where the water levels can be high making for a very rolling and powerful river. Tubing and rafting is still doable during lower PSI levels (pound per square inch). Like any waterfront spot, bring plenty of...Click Here to Read More