Seamlessly blending Victorian architecture with the charm of the post-modern West, the Brown Palace Hotel & Spa in Denver, Colo., has stood as a landmark to excellence in the Mile-High-City's business and cultural center since 1892. The hotel is four blocks from the State Capitol and within one mile of the Denver Art Museum and Coors Field. Located one block from the property, the 16th Street Mall provides a complimentary shuttle traversing the downtown district. An RTD bus stop is two blocks away.
Surrounded by Revolutionary battle flag-replicas and artifacts dating to the 1700s, The Palace Arms boasts contemporary American cuisine complemented by a cellar offering 900 wines. Menu highlights include King Canyon Bison, American Kobe-Beef and Butter Poached Maine Lobster. Rare premium spirits and more than 60 types of cigars, including pre embargo Cubans, are available at the Churchill Bar. Wednesdays through Saturdays, live entertainment is showcased at the casual Ship Tavern. Ellyngton's features a champagne Sunday Brunch and the Atrium Lobby hosts formal afternoon teas and nightly piano music beneath its namesake stained-glass canopy. The hotel features conference rooms, a business center and wireless Internet access in the lobby. Specialty treatments at the Spa at the Brown Palace incorporate the natural artisan waters flowing from a well 750 feet beneath the hotel. Menu items include the Artesian Plunge Soak, Brown Sugar Scrub and the Mountain High, Ocean Deep facial treatment. A fitness facility provides weight training- and cardiovascular equipment.
With ornamentation evocative of the Victorian and Art Deco periods, the 241 guestrooms and suites host mahogany stained furnishings, almond-hued walls and decor in rose, cream and peach. Amenities include goose down comforters, upholstered ottomans and complimentary bottled artisan water. Bathrooms contain separate bathtubs and glass-enclosed showers, designer toiletries and terry bathrobes. Rooms also offer a high-definition LCD cable TV, refrigerator and microwave (upon request), and coffee/tea maker. In-room wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge and complimentary baby cots are available upon request.