The Hotel Denver offers premier Glenwood Springs lodging and natural Western hospitality. It was recently transformed into an elegant modern hotel while preserving its historic heritage and grand appearance in the center of downtown Glenwood Springs. At the Hotel Denver, we know it's the delight of unexpected touches that sets us apart. Little things make the difference between the ordinary and the extraordinary.





Jul 02 2015

Art Kendrick and The Hotel Denver

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We have a great deal of information about how multiple generations of the Bosco family established and operated the Star Hotel, the predecessor to The Hotel Denver. In honor of our 100th Anniversary, we have been researching the other key pioneer that created The Hotel Denver, Art Kendrick. In 1938, competitors and friends Mike Bosco and Art Kendrick merged the neighboring Star and the Denver hotels when the Bosco’s bought out the Kendrick’s. The story, however, started long before that.

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Jun 25 2015

Roxie’s Top 10 List of Fun Things To Do

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Hi this is Roxie coming to you today in this edition of Tips and Tricks to help you enjoy your stay at the Hotel Denver even more. In this edition we will be talking to you about the Top 10 Most Fun Things To Do in America’s most fun town.

Roxie tells you about her top ten list for fun things to do

Roxie tells you about her top ten list for fun things to do

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May 27 2015

The Story of Diamond Jack Alterie

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At The Hotel Denver, we frequently get questions about “the bullet hole”. There were actually two, both inflicted by Diamond Jack Alterie, a Chicago gangster with numerous aliases including Two-Gun Louis, Louis Alterie, Leland Vrain, and Kid Haynes. Kid Haynes was the name used when he fought in small-town prize rings as a heavyweight. In the Chicago gangster world, he was a bodyguard for Dion O’Banion, who was in strict competition with Al Capone for the Chicago bootlegging business.

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Apr 16 2014

Our Bosco Tourism Business of the Year Award!

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We are thrilled to have been named the 2013 Bosco Tourism Business of the Year here in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. We know it wouldn’t be possible without the consistent, day-in-day-out attention to detail that every single one of our staff carries out! Winning an award of this stature does not come about without a total group effort. We couldn’t be more proud of everyone who works at The Hotel Denver!

Left to right: Mike McCallum Chamber Board President, April Carver, John Bosco and Steve Carver - Photo by Smiths Design

Left to right: Mike McCallum Chamber Board President, April Carver, John Bosco and Steve Carver – Photo by Smiths Design

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Nov 25 2013

Penthouse Suite Gets Refreshed!

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Perched atop the Hotel Denver, looking out over the Colorado River and dew kissed east entrance to Glenwood Canyon, the newly refreshed Penthouse at the Hotel Denver is truly the best bird-eye guestroom view in Glenwood Springs.

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