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Downtown Glenwood Springs Has a lot to Offer!

We love being downtown.  Downtown Glenwood Springs is a vibrant gateway to all of the things to do here just steps from our hotel! Here are some of the things we love about our downtown home.  The Colorado River – The fifth longest river in the country runs right through our town. The Colorado River begins […]

The Story of Diamond Jack Alterie

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 […]

Irish Red Gets Its’ Due!

Once again, our Glenwood Canyon Brewing Company, won a medal at the Great American Brew Festival, held in Denver the weekend of October 12-13, 2012. This year it was solid Gold for the “Irish Red” beer that has been a local favorite that the brewery has been brewing for the past 10 years. This new […]

New Chamber Visitor Center Debuts

Just in time for Summer, the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, opened its’ new Visitors Center at 802 Grand Avenue, right in the middle of the downtown walking core. There are three, fifteen-minute parking spaces right in front of the office with more parking behind the building. The new Visitor Center is open from 8am […]

Lets Go to Colorado’s Favorite Hot Springs!

After all, it’s in our towns’ name! Glenwood Springs has been a place with a phenomenal hot springs presence for… who knows how long? We do know the Ute Indians were exceptionally fond of the area. Back then the springs were known as Yampah Hot Springs. Yampah in the Ute language meant, “Big Medicine.” By […]

February Snow Snow Snow

Well, it arrived early this morning and is expected to continue through the next couple of days.  Snow that is.  Lovely white stuff in the city, on the roads and most importantly, in the mountains.  I think I heard howls of joyous laughter echoing down the valley as I crept down the snow packed highway […]

2010 Country Jam

The 2010 Country Jam in Grand Junction Colorado is scheduled for June 24 through June 27.    The Country Jam is a fantastic event with some very talented stars set to rock your country heart.  Lined up are some featured bands and performers as Sawyer Brown, Lee Ann Womack, Trac Adkins, Alan Jackson,  and Keith Urban, […]

I-70 Traffic Flow

There have been many comments from our guests stating that the flow through Glenwood Canyon after the rockslide is quick and easy. Taking into consideration the magnitude of the damage caused by the slide. Traffic is flowing in one lane in each direction and being maintained by flag personnel. We have not heard a single […]