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16th Street Mall
One block from the 16th Street Mall and 5 blocks from the Colorado Convention Center, this 21-story Denver hotel is within 3 miles of Elitch Gardens Theme Park and Invesco Field at Mile High.
Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown offers a complimentary buffet breakfast daily; guests also have skyway access to 5 restaurants and lounges at the historic Brown Palace Hotel, across the street.
This Denver hotel offers modern guestrooms with city views and complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-panel TVs come with cable service, premium channels and video games.
- Central location
- Proximity to shopping
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Guestrooms weren't very spacious
Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown
This downtown Denver budget hotel is connected by skyway to the landmark Brown Palace Hotel, and Holiday Inn Express guests have access to that hotel's facilities, including signing privileges at three restaurants and two lounges. Self parking and valet parking are available (surcharge).
Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown has a 24-hour fitness center with cardio and strength-training equipment.
Complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning in the lobby, where complimentary coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are available throughout the day. A 24-hour business center provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, printing, faxing, and copying (surcharge). A ballroom is also on site, along with a multilingual staff. This hotel was renovated in March of 2015.
Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown is a smoke-free property. Fines apply for smoke-free violations.
- Free breakfast
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Meeting rooms 2
- Conference space
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 231
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 21
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Television in common areas
- Fireplace in lobby
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Computer station
- Free WiFi
- Multilingual staff
- Luggage storage
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 13004
- Smoke-free property
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Video-game console
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Room service (24 hours)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
This downtown Denver budget hotel provides a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning.
The following restaurants are located in the Brown Palace Hotel, which is connected to the Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown via a 2nd-floor skywalk. Guests of the Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown have signing privileges at these restaurants.
Palace Arms - Decorated with antiques dating from the 17th century, this fine-dining restaurant offers formal service, large portions, and an extensive wine selection. Open for dinner only.
Churchill Bar - A cigar bar with a library and red-leather wingback chairs and sofa. Serving lunch, hors d'oeuvres, and premium spirits such as single-malt scotches and small-batch bourbons.
Ship Tavern - With a crow's nest in the center of the room, model Clipper ships, and nautical decor, this casual restaurant and bar serves lunch and dinner.
Ellyngton's - A curved space with windows overlooking the financial district, this restaurant is a favorite of local powerbrokers. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a popular Sunday brunch.
Atrium Lobby - Formal afternoon tea is served in a lobby with an eight-story atrium capped by a stained-glass canopy; reservations are recommended. A martini cart and live piano music are featured in the evening.
Nearby Things to Do
Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown has a 24-hour fitness center with a variety of cardio and strength-training equipment, including weight machines, treadmills, stair machines, and elliptical machines.
One mile (1.6 kilometers) from the hotel, the South Platte Valley has a river that is popular for whitewater rafting and kayaking, as well as numerous riverfront bike paths and parks. The 314-acre City Park, 5 miles (8 kilometers) away, contains an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, sports fields, two lakes, picnic sites, playgrounds, the Denver Zoo, and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Four popular ski areas are within 80 miles (129 kilometers) of the hotel: Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Cross-country skiing nearby
- Snowboarding nearby
- Snowmobiling nearby
- Snowshoeing nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.00 per stay.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per night, plus a deposit of USD 100 per stay
- Dogs only
- 2 per room
- Restrictions apply
- For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Valet parking fee: USD 34.00 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay
- Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per night
- Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.00 per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night
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We should mention
Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).