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The Alps Boulder Canyon Inn
Five minutes from downtown in Boulder Canyon, this bed-and-breakfast inn has 12 guest rooms. The setting makes it appropriate for retreats or wedding events. 38619 Boulder Canyon Drive (Colorado Highway 119), 303-444-5445 or 800-414-2577; www.alpsinn.com.
Best Western Plus Boulder Inn
Across 28th Street from CU, this facility has 98 rooms, all with balcony or patio. Seasonal outdoor pool, indoor hot tub and exercise room, free hot breakfast. Meeting space available for up to 200 people. Pet friendly with a refundable deposit. 770 28th St., 303-449-3800 or 800-233-8469; www.boulderinn.com.
Boulder Adventure Lodge
This hotel sits on the updated grounds of the Boulder Mountain Lodge, minutes from Boulder. The lodge offers cozy, modernized queen and double rooms and suites, as well as a cabin. Hot tub, seasonal pool, slackline park, community room, shuttle service and adventure guides/information also offered. Free wifi. Pets welcome. 91 Fourmile Canyon Drive, 303-444-0882; www.a-lodge.com.
Boulder Creek Quality Inn & Suites
Offers 49 guest rooms near CU and Boulder Creek Path. Indoor heated pool, fitness and business centers, free high-speed Internet, refrigerators, microwaves and breakfast buffet. Pet friendly (under 65 lb.) with refundable deposit and nightly fee. 2020 Arapahoe Ave., 303-449-7550 or 888-449-7550; www.qualityinnboulder.com.
Features 157 guest rooms, rooftop terrace, business and fitness centers, indoor pool, room service, restaurant, Starbucks and meeting facilities. 2660 Canyon Blvd., in The Village shopping center, 303-440-8877 or 888-238-2178; www.marriott.com/denbo.
Boulder Twin Lakes Inn
Facilities include a park, playground, wheelchair accessibility, and 33 nonsmoking guest rooms with microwave and refrigerator. Central kitchen is open to all. Pet friendly with fee. 6485 Twin Lakes Road, 303-530-2939 or 800-322-2939; www.twinlakesinnboulder.com.
Boulder University Inn
Between Pearl Street and the CU campus. Offers free parking, continental breakfast, local calls and high-speed Internet; seasonal pool and pet-friendly rooms with refundable pet deposit. 1632 Broadway, 303-417-1700; www.boulderuniversityinn.com.
The Bradley Boulder Inn
Boutique inn in downtown Boulder offers 12 spacious rooms. Amenities include health-club privileges, homemade breakfast and onsite parking. 2040 16th St., 303-545-5200; www.thebradleyboulder.com.
Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast
Ten distinctive rooms with free wifi—two with fireplaces. Complete organic and vegetarian breakfast served daily. Tea service available. Within walking distance of Naropa University, CU and Pearl Street Mall. 2151 Arapahoe Ave., 303-442-3007 or 888-786-8440; www.briarrosebb.com.
Chautauqua Cottages at Chautauqua Park
From studios to three bedrooms, the cottages have been refurbished in early 20th-century character, with full kitchens and baths, and free wifi. An eight-bedroom lodge is also available. Amenities include tennis and basketball courts, playground and hiking trails, concierge grocery/beverage-delivery service, and cultural programs hosted at Chautauqua. Open year-round. Some cottages are pet friendly with nightly fee. 900 Baseline Road, 303-442-3282; www.chautauqua.com.
Courtyard By Marriott—Boulder
Offers 149 guest rooms and suites surrounding a landscaped courtyard, plus an indoor pool, whirlpool, exercise facility, free wifi and a restaurant. 4710 Pearl East Circle, 303-440-4700. Reservations: 800-321-2211; www.marriott.com/denbd.
Offers 74 affordable rooms with wifi access in a quiet neighborhood near open space. Free breakfast snacks. Ask about special rates. 5397 South Boulder Road, 303-499-4422; www.dayshotelboulder.com.
Foot of the Mountain Motel
This motel at the mouth of Boulder Canyon has 18 rooms and two knotty-pine suites resembling log cabins. Free wifi and continental breakfast. Pet friendly with refundable deposit and nightly fee. 200 Arapahoe Ave., 303-442-5688 or 866-773-5489; www.footofthemountainmotel.com.
Hampton Inn & Suites Boulder-North
Hotel features 100 rooms, 30 of them suites. All have free wifi, an ergonomic desk and HDTV; suites include a sofa bed, microwave and refrigerator. Free breakfast, fitness center, indoor pool and business center. LEED Gold certified. 6333 Lookout Road, 303-530-3300; www.bouldernorthsuites.hamptoninn.com.
Holiday Inn Express
This 106-room north Boulder hotel includes rooms with kitchenettes, data ports and workstations. Suites are also available. Laundry facility, outdoor pool and free breakfast. Pet friendly with deposit and nightly fee. 4777 N. Broadway, 303-442-6600 or 877-863-4780; www.hiexpress.com.
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Offers large, apartment-style suites, each with kitchenette, two TVs and a sleeper sofa. Pet friendly with fee. 4950 Baseline Road, behind Meadows Shopping Center, 303-499-9922 or 800-225-5466; www.boulder.homewoodsuites.com.
Opened in 1909, downtown Boulder’s first full-service hotel offers 160 rooms, recently renovated event space and complete business services for the corporate traveler. Outstanding spots for food and drink include Spruce Farm & Fish fine dining, The Corner Bar, and License No. 1 Liquor Bar. Banquet, conference and private party facilities available. 2115 13th St., 303-442-4344 or 800-433-4344; www.boulderado.com.
Hyatt Place Boulder
Rooms include a 42-inch HDTV, large sofa sleeper, mini-fridge and workspace. Bar, room service, pool and fitness center also available. Hotel offers breakfast, free wifi and up to two dogs for an additional fee. 2280 Junction Place, 303-442-0160 or 888-591-1234; www.hyatt.com.
Millennium Harvest House Hotel
This 269-room hotel near Boulder Creek Path offers 15 tennis courts, two pools and a restaurant. Flexible-function space accommodates all types of meetings. Pet friendly with nightly fee. 1345 28th St., 303-443-3850. Reservations: 800-545-6285; www.millenniumhotels.com/millenniumboulder.
Residence Inn By Marriott—Boulder
All-suites hotel features full-size kitchens, free breakfast buffet, free wifi, a half-court basketball court, and fire pit and BBQ. Pet friendly with deposit. 3030 Center Green Drive, 303-449-5545 or 800-331-3131; www.marriott.com/vbocg.
Situated off Baseline Road with easy access to the CU campus, this inn offers free wifi, seasonal outdoor pool and free breakfast in addition to its rooms and suites. 555 30th Street, in the Williams Village Shopping Center, 303-444-3330 or 844-223-9359; www.choicehotels.com/rodeway-inn.
Silver Saddle Motel
This motel bordering the Boulder Creek Path has 95 nonsmoking units, including queen- and king-size suites and single cabins with kitchenettes. Dog friendly with nightly fee. 90 Arapahoe Ave., 303-442-8022 or 800-525-9509; www.silversaddlemotel.net.
St Julien Hotel & Spa
Rated one of America’s top 75 hotel spas by Condé Nast Traveler, this luxurious but comfortable destination boasts inspiring views of the Flatirons and is just a block from Pearl Street Mall. The hotel has 201 rooms and six two-room suites, a spa, saunas and steam rooms, complimentary fitness center, lap swimming pool with a whirlpool, and an outdoor terrace. It also offers a business center and a signature restaurant and bar, with afternoon tea service available in the lobby. 900 Walnut St., 720-406-9696; www.stjulien.com.
Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel
Features 210 renovated nonsmoking guest rooms, free hot breakfast buffet, seasonal outdoor pool, business center, restaurant and bar. Year-round conference center adjacent. Pet friendly with no fee or deposit. 1900 Ken Pratt Blvd., 303-776-2000; www.bestwesterncolorado.com.
Courtyard by Marriott—Longmont
Centrally located, with 76 guest rooms, indoor pool/Jacuzzi, and business and fitness centers. Bistro open for breakfast and dinner. 1410 Dry Creek Drive, 303-682-1166 or 800-324-2214; www.marriott.com/denlg.
Ellen’s Bed and Breakfast
Charming bed and breakfast in a 1905 home with private bathrooms and quiet ambience. 303-776-1676; www.ellensbandb.com.
The Hampton Inn—Longmont
This 62-room hotel offers free hot breakfast, high-speed Internet access, and use of gym/fitness center. Less than 1 mile from IBM, Seagate, Texas Instruments and Blackfox Training Institute. 850 S. Main St., 303-772-2554; www.hamptoninn.com.
Holiday Inn Express–Longmont
Business-oriented hotel in south Longmont features rooms with kitchenettes, data ports, workstations and a 24-hour business center. Water slide, indoor pool and fitness center, plus free breakfast. Pet friendly with fee. 1355 Dry Creek Drive; 303-684-0404; www.hiexpress.com.
Residence Inn by Marriott—Longmont
Available for extended stays. Centrally located with 84 guest rooms, indoor pool/Jacuzzi, fitness center and free hot breakfast buffet. Pet friendly with fee, limit two per room. 1450 Dry Creek Drive, 303-702-9933 or 800-281-9640; www.marriott.com/vbori.
Springhill Suites by Marriott—Longmont
Centrally located, with indoor pool, outdoor Jacuzzi and business and fitness centers. Free breakfast available. 1470 Dry Creek Drive, 303-682-2894 or 800-927-4595; www.marriott.com/denbl.
Thompson House Inn
Historic 130-year-old home, two blocks west of downtown, has five bedrooms, each with private bath. Full breakfast included and tea room available. 537 Terry St., 303-651-1121; www.thompsonhouseinn.com.
Best Western Plus—Louisville
This inn’s 16 suites, 44 standard rooms and four handicap-accessible rooms have refrigerators, microwaves and coffee makers. Free full breakfast; seasonal outdoor pool. Pet friendly. 960 W. Dillon Road, 303-327-1215; www.bestwesterncolorado.com.
Courtyard By Marriott–Louisville
Offers 154 guest rooms, heated indoor pool, hot tub, guest laundry, free wifi and meeting rooms. 948 W. Dillon Road (U.S. Highway 36 and McCaslin Boulevard), 303-604-0007 or 800-281-0537; www.marriott.com/denls.
The Hampton Inn—Louisville
Four miles southeast of Boulder off U.S. Highway 36, this hotel has 80 rooms, indoor pool, fitness center, business center and free wifi. Free hot breakfast buffet. 912 W. Dillon Road, 303-666-7700; www.louisvillehampton.com.
Quality Inn Boulder County
Located off the Superior/Louisville exit of U.S. Highway 36, this inn offers 68 smoke-free units less than 6 miles from Boulder. Free high-speed wifi, breakfast, local and long-distance calls. Dogs welcome with a small fee per pet. 1196 W. Dillon Road, 303-604-0181; www.qualityinnlouisvilleco.com.
Residence Inn by Marriott—Louisville
Available for extended stays. Centrally located with 88 guest rooms, indoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center and free hot breakfast buffet. Pet friendly with fee. 845 Coal Creek Circle, 303-665-2661; www.marriott.com/vborl.
Aspen Leaf Motel
Small downtown motel offers cozy, retro apartments with full kitchens and 50s furnishings. Free parking directly in front of rooms, budget suites, cable and air conditioning. 338 Main St., 303-823-6181.
Stone Mountain Lodge
Situated outside Lyons on 45 acres surrounded by towering red cliffs, this lodge has private cabins and spacious converted motel rooms, some with kitchenettes. Available for large groups. 18055 N. St. Vrain Drive, 800-282-5612; www.stonemountainlodge.com.
Magnuson Hotels’ 1st Inn Nederland
With 23 spacious, cabin-style rooms, this hotel is convenient to Boulder, Roosevelt National Forest and Rocky Mountain National Park. Free full breakfast. Pet friendly with fee. 55 Lakeview Drive, 303-258-9463; www.magnusonhotels.com/1st-Inn-Nederland.
Niwot Inn & Spa
Conveniently located between Niwot and Boulder, this casually luxurious inn features 14 distinctive rooms—all named after Colorado fourteeners (peaks rising over 14,000 feet). Every room comes with a luxurious bath, an executive desk with data and phone jacks, wifi, cable TV and fireplace. Select rooms contain jetted tubs. Conference room rentals also available. 342 Second Ave., 303-652-8452; www.niwotinn.com.
Chipeta Solar Springs Resort
This full resort in Ridgway, Colo., blends the charm of a bed-and-breakfast with Southwestern-inspired accommodations and a full spa. Ridgway provides a perfect base to explore the towering San Juan Mountains, and offers easy access to Ouray, Silverton, Durango and Telluride. Yoga and fitness center, café, conference center, steam room and sauna, patios, free Internet and thermal-heated, saltwater-treated hot pools. Onsite café and skybar with spectacular views. Complimentary bikes—Ridgway hosts miles of single track and the Riverway bike trail. 304 S. Lena, Ridgway. 970-626-3737; www.chipeta.com