In 1969, the city of Lakewood, CO had just eight parks and 80 acres of recreational land. Today, the historic village, located 20 minutes west of Denver, has 99 parks, providing locals and visitors more festivals, indoor and outdoor swimming options, theater performances, tennis courts, hike and bike paths and climbing at Lakewood’s 8,000 acres of sprawling parkland. You’ll find all of this and more when you add picturesque Lakewood to your itinerary.
With its proximity to forestry and open rec space, Lakewood is an adrenaline junkie’s paradise. Known as the “jewel of Lakewood,” Bear Creek Lake Park offers year-round adventure opportunities, from wildlife viewing to fishing, water sports and horseback riding. When the weather is warm, lounging on the beach is also a perfect way to spend your time at this 2,600-acre recreational hotspot.
William Frederick Hayden Park on Green Mountain is the area’s second largest park and features challenging trails. Climb the 6,800-foot peak for views of the Denver skyline. Observing Hayden’s rich wildlife habitat is one of the area’s highlights. Coyotes, hawks, mule deer and the occasional mountain lion roam wild on these stunning 2,400 acres.
Visit Lakewood Heritage Center, a museum located in Belmar Park, to see how the city has developed in the 20th century. The Center has more than 10 historic structures, 30,000 artifacts, an outdoor amphitheater and festival area. Lakewood is also home to the Lake Cultural Center, a year-round facility showcasing dance, music, and theater performances, cementing its reputation as a thriving cultural community.
When you’re guest at our hotels in Lakewood, these adventures, cultural events are just a hop, skip and a jump away. With friendly staff on hand and a wide range of luxurious amenities, you’re sure to find a good night’s relaxation, so you can make the most of your time in Lakewood. Book your stay with IHG today.
Our main focus when you stay with us is your comfort and convenience. We offer fast and free Internet access, a fully-equipped kitchen, complimentary laundry facilities, Fitness Center and the Lending Locker.
Our Downtown Denver hotel is close to many of the city’s most popular attractions. While staying with us, guests can easily walk to Coors Field, Sports Authority Field, 16th Street Mall, LoDo, and Pepsi Center. You can also attend an event at the Colorado Convention Center or tour the nearby Colorado State Capitol. On-site parking is available. Overnight parking is $27 with in/out privileges.
Multi-million renovation of the hotel and all guestrooms and suites and an ideal location make the difference for the Holiday Inn Express Downtown Denver. We are located in the heart of downtown Denver and just 25 minutes from Denver International Airport (DEN). Guests can walk to the financial center, 16th Street Pedestrian Mall, sports venues and countless cultural and entertainment venues.
Our University of Denver hotel offers quick access to the campus as well to downtown Denver, Cherry Creek shopping district & all of Denver's top attractions.
Visit Olives Martini Lounge for our nightly happy hour specials on food and drinks.
Our northeast Denver hotel is happy to offer guests a free Denver airport shuttle from DIA. Enjoy door-to-door service and a stress-free commute to our Denver hotel. Due to the South Terminal construction at DIA, the shuttle will only pick up on the west side of the main terminal. For airport shuttle pick-up times, please contact hotel directly at 303-321-3500.