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Featured Hostels in Denver

Hostel Fish
2 out of 5
1217 20th Street, Denver, CO
The price is $65 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1

Located in Five Points, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Coors Field and 16th Street Mall. Union Station and Larimer Square are also within 15 minutes. ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (315 reviews)

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Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Hostel Fish
Ember Hostel
2 out of 5
857 Grant Street, Denver, CO
The price is $105 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29

Located in Capitol Hill, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of History Colorado, Denver Art Museum, and Fillmore Auditorium. United States Mint and Ogden Theater ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (112 reviews)

"I've stayed here twice, my first visit September 2018 was wondrous. Second visit September 2019, having a purchase from a nearby dispensary stolen one night that I was "knocked out" (per the employee that checked in the dude from Hartford Connecticut that I am all but sure was the culprit) imbued ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Ember Hostel
11th Avenue Hostel
1 out of 5
1112 Broadway, Denver, CO
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Located in Golden Triangle, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Denver Art Museum and United States Mint. Coors Field and Elitch Gardens Theme Park are ...

3.1/5 (682 reviews)

"Great location for public transportation and getting to the Denver Public Library."…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

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Warwick Denver

Warwick Denver

4 out of 5
1776 Grant Street, Denver, CO
The price is $95 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4.1/5Very Good! (1,392 reviews)

"My room had a couple things broken inside. The staff checking me in was rude. However when I did get to my room I enjoyed the non-smoking balcony n comfy bed."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Warwick Denver
Sonesta Denver Downtown

Sonesta Denver Downtown

4 out of 5
1450 Glenarm Place, Denver, CO
The price is $86 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4.2/5Very Good! (1,553 reviews)

"The hotel is so convenient , everything is walking distance . Definitely a great place to stay in Denver right off 16th street ."…"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

Sonesta Denver Downtown
The Westin Denver International Airport

The Westin Denver International Airport

4 out of 5
8300 Pena Boulevard, Denver, CO
The price is $179 per night from Feb 21 to Feb 22
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,284 reviews)

"I’ve never had a hotel put a hold on my card before for incidentals. Granted $100 may not be a lot of money for some, but when you don’t expect this fee on top of the room charge, it throws off your balance potentially causing bounced checks and unknown charges. Also, it would have been fine if I ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2021

The Westin Denver International Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Denver, there are 1020 accommodations here to pick from, including hostels. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Denver for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its gardens and mountain views.

Hostels in Denver

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start:

11th Avenue Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Denver Art Museum and Colorado State Capitol Building. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as laundry facilities. Rooms come with free toiletries and desks.

Hostel Fish - Located within a 5-minute walk of Coors Field. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers and coffee/tea makers.

Ember Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Molly Brown House Museum and Colorado State Capitol Building. Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Denver?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 61° F and nighttime temperatures average 18° F
  • April-June: 90° F is the daytime average and 31° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 92° F and nighttime averages are around 42° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 74° F during the day and 18° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 13.86 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Denver?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Coors Field
  • United States Mint
  • Pepsi Center
Natural Features
  • Denver Botanic Gardens
  • Civic Center Park
  • Cheesman Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Denver Art Museum
  • Molly Brown House Museum
  • Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Generally, Denver is known for its:

  • Theater
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Sports
  • Live music
  • Entertainment
  • Architecture
  • Gardens
  • Mountain views

How to Get to Denver and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), located 12.8 mi (20.5 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Denver, CO (APA-Centennial), situated 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. You can walk to nearby metro stations including 16th - Stout Station, 16th - California Station, and 18th - Stout Station. Train stations including Denver Union Station and 61st & Peña station make it easy to explore more of the area.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Denver?
By staying at a hostel you can spend less on lodging and set aside more of your trip funds for exploring during your trip. You’ll find sporting events and other activities to enjoy, and the gardens create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Denver?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the best reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to start: Hostel Fish - Located within a 5-minute walk of Coors Field. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries. Ember Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Denver Art Museum and Fillmore Auditorium. Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers. 11th Avenue Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Denver Art Museum. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Rooms come with towels, free toiletries, and lockers.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Denver?
The weather is important when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 70°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 36°F. The snowiest months in Denver are April, November, February, and October, with each month seeing an average of 16 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Denver?
Generally, Denver is known for its theaters, museums, and art. Major attractions include 16th Street Mall, Union Station, and Coors Field. Get out into nature with places like Denver Botanic Gardens, City Park, and Washington Park. Cultural attractions include Denver Art Museum, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and Red Rocks Amphitheater.
What's the best way to get to and around Denver while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Denver in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Denver Intl. Airport (DEN), located 18.5 mi (29.8 km) away. An alternative is Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), located 12.8 mi (20.5 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you might want to make use of public transit. Walk to nearby metro stations like 16th - Stout Station, 16th - California Station, and 18th - Stout Station. To see more of the area, catch a train at Denver Union Station, Arvada Ridge Station, or 61st & Peña station.