Tag Archive 'history'

Mar 05 2013

The History of our “Denver” Rooms

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The group of rooms we call “Denver Rooms” are relatively new construction. An old building was demolished, and after 288 days of construction, the 17 new Denver Rooms were completed. Completion was August 2001, 11 days before the 911 tragedy. The Denver rooms line the entire eastern (Denver-side, thus the name) face of The Hotel […]

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Jan 21 2013

The evolution of our rooms

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The Owner / Operator of our hotel, April Carver, gives us valuable insights in this edition of our blog! Back in 1914 when the Hotel Denver was conceived, small rooms were the norm. The typical traveler at that time was a business man or a couple on holiday. Silver kings built the hotel across the […]

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Aug 03 2011

Tom Mix Was Here!

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Now, there is a classic canvas movie poster hanging in The Loft; our 3rd floor meeting room.  It is a canvas painting of Tom Mix.  He came to Glenwood Springs to film “The Great K & A Train Robbery” in 1926.  Tom Mix’s horse, also in the painting was known as, “Tony the Wonder Horse.”

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Jun 29 2011

Our Historic Lobby Clock

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You will find pieces of history at nearly every turn around The Hotel Denver. In an era of modern cookie-cutter style hotels, we think our attention towards creating  a historical experience is part of our unique contribution to the culture of our town!

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