Last Updated on November 29, 2021 by Katrina

Photo credit: The Jacquard

Located 15 minutes northeast of downtown Denver, Cherry Creek offers a posh weekend getaway. There’s plenty of retail therapy, fresh-air fun, and walkable streets. Browse the shops, art galleries and indie boutiques scattered around the area. Walk or ride a bike along the Cherry Creek Trail, or check out Saturday Farmer’s Market. The lodging options in Cherry Creek skew upscale, but offer a lot of cutting-edge perks and plenty of mountain views. Here are five great hotels in Denver’s Cherry Creek. 

JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek (150 Clayton Ln.; 303-316-2700) Cherry Creek

This 196-room branch of the reliable JW Marriott brand gets points for it spacious rooms and spa. Travel+Leisure calls it “stylish but understated, with local artwork, marble-and-granite bathrooms, and in select rooms, panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains.” Several online reviewers commented on the good location and its family-friendliness. One Google reviewer writes, “The botanic gardens are a walkable distance or short drive away. The mini fridge in the room was way better than having a mini bar. I was able to go around the corner to the Whole Foods and buy some snacks and drinks.”   >> Book this hotel for less

HALCYON, a Hotel in Cherry Creek (245 Columbine St.; 720-772-5000) Cherry Creek

This 154-room hotel has a mod sensibility and plenty of user-friendly perks, such as free baked goods in the lobby and Nespresso machines in rooms. Condé Nast Traveler calls it a “modern boutique hotel that blends hipster-cool design with helpful amenities, modern art, and loads of style. ” Don’t miss the Gear Garage, which is stocked with toys for guests use, such as cruiser bikes, scooters and GoPro cameras. On Tripadvisor, users like the make-yourself-at-home vibe. “The rooms are well appointed and the beds are so comfortable. They also provide a turntable and records (more in the “garage” for choosing), yoga mat in closet, and the television allows you to stream movies as well as your own music.”   >> Book this hotel for less

Moxy Denver Cherry Creek (240 Josephine St.; 303-463-6699) Cherry Creek

Condé Nast Traveler gives this 170-room hotel points for being an oasis of good value in an otherwise pricey area: “The Moxy offers an approachable price point without sacrificing plush beds, happy hours, and cheeky style. It’s clear that the Marriott-owned lifestyle brand expects guests to spend most of their time in communal spaces.” Indeed, plenty of Google reviewers note that the rooms are small. “Fun, trendy and hip hotel,” says one. “Room was clean and comfortable, but on the very small side. Check-in included a custom house cocktail that was refreshingly delicious.”   >> Book this hotel for less

Clayton Members Club (233 Clayton St.; 303-551-1600) Cherry Creek

This 63-room mid-century modern option is part hotel, and part members-only club: the general public can access the ground floor with its three restaurants, but only hotel guests or local members can access the reading room, gym, rooftop pool, and bars on higher floors. “I could not be more impressed with the design, art, cuisine, and amenities,” says a Tripadvisor user. “The pool’s daybeds and overall vibe was reminiscent of the Amalfi Coast!” Some Google reviewers rave about the good location, its dog-friendliness, and the un-snobby atmosphere. “The upper floors are reserved for members and hotel guests, but I loved how inclusive it is,” one writes. “The advisory board is 50 percent BIPOC and they’ve also made a commitment to support local BIPOC artists and makers.”

The Jacquard, Autograph Collection (222 Milwaukee St.; 303-515-2000) Cherry Creek

This 201-room hotels nods to the area’s high-fashion shopping, and it is even named after the French inventor of an automated loom. Condé Nast Traveler has named it one of the top 20 hotels in Colorado, thanks in part to its stylish luxury, saying, “This is a sip-on-cocktails, splurge-on-wine, bring-your-best-designer-sunglasses spot.” Some suites even come with their own Pelotons. Don’t miss the rooftop lounge with its 180-degree views of city lights and Pike’s Peak. Some Tripadvisor users find the hotel a little overpriced, but like the posh perks. “A deciding factor for my stay was the EV charging station,” says one. “The valets were very helpful and pleasant, and made charging my car easy. The location is wonderful for walkability in Cherry Creek.”   >> Book this hotel for less

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