If you’re visiting from out of town, or you have guests visiting over the holidays, these hotels unique to Boulder County are the perfect places to spend a couple nights while you experience the beautiful Front Range. Whether you want to be steps away from hiking, or in the center of all of the downtown activity, check out some of our favorite lodging experiences!
The St Julien is the place to be if you’re looking for an upscale lodging experience with all of the Boulder amenities and activities right at your fingertips. Boasting a location that is 0.1 mile from Pearl Street Mall, 0.3 mile from the CU campus, and 1.5 miles from Twenty Ninth Street Mall, the St Julien is one of Boulder’s best hotels for both location and amenities. During the holidays, they offer special holiday dining experiences and live music. Be sure to check out their Redgarden Terrace and Jill’s Restaurant and Bistro, or relax at the spa.
For those looking to stay steps away from hiking and the famous Boulder flatirons, lodging at Chautauqua is going to be your place. Their 58 unique cottages are either studio, 1, 2, or 3 bedroom configurations, perfect for accommodating various sized groups or families. Relax in the peace and quiet of Chautauqua Park or take a hike on over 40 miles of trails, all while being about 5 minutes from downtown Boulder.
Are you a climber? Skier? Hiker? The Boulder Adventure Lodge is located just outside of central Boulder in the Boulder Canyon. You’ll be surrounded by nature and plenty of outdoor activities, including skiing at Eldora Mountain Resort just 30 minutes away. If you want to take a stroll in downtown Boulder to do some shopping, all the conveniences of the city are only 5 minutes away from your mountain retreat!
Located in Longmont, this historic home was originally built for John Brigham Thompson in 1887. In 1994, it was renovated to combine a modern touch with the old world charm. Every part of this bed and breakfast radiates warmth and charm, from the guest rooms, each named after one of the original Thompson family members, and the front porch and garden, to the exquisite tea room.
Named after a clever combination of “Boulder” and “Colorado,” the Hotel Boulderado is a classic place to stay. This historic hotel opened in 1909, and radiates with the charm and elegance of its Victorian heritage. Enjoy the shopping and dining at Pearl Street Mall one block away, or experience the Boulderado’s own two restaurants and one-of-a-kind bar, License No. 1.
Another downtown Boulder favorite is the Bradley Boulder Inn. This boutique inn is perfectly located for you to leave your car behind and experience all of downtown on foot if you choose. With only twelve rooms, and the walls displaying art by local Colorado artists, the Bradley Boulder Inn will provide you with all of the warmth of the local experience regardless of the purpose of your visit.
Recently renovated in 2016, Basecamp Boulder Hotel offers an upscale lodging experience for visitors. Whether you’re planning your next team-building adventure or retreat, or looking to try their camping-decorated room, “The Great Indoors,” you’re sure to enjoy a unique stay. The CU campus is only steps away, and downtown is less than 5 minutes away, too!
Take a deep breath and relax in one of Berthoud Inn & Events’ seven unique rooms, all edcorated in complete Victorian style. Wake up to a three-course breakfast before heading off to Rocky Mountain National Park, located only 40 miles away. If you’re looking to host an event, check out their lovely amenities perfect for an special event!
WeeCasa is a truly one-of-a-kind experience in Lyons. Check out their intricate Hobbit House or the quaint Solaire with its unusual exterior. Despite which of their 23 styles of homes you choose, you’re in for a special treat in beautiful Lyons.