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Within the perimeters of Denver's Capitol Hill district, you will find one of the most diverse and eclectic neighborhoods the city has to offer. Located just north of Denver's downtown, Capitol Hill pales in comparison to the large, vertical reaches of the business district, but its buildings have a charm all their own since most of them were built around the 1920s.

The Colorado State Capitol Building is a well-known attraction within this urban culture hub, along with Civic Center Park, a venue for many downtown events and festivals.

The neighborhood's charm is found in its close proximity to modern downtown Denver and the business district, while maintaining an eclectic community of homes and businesses. Many of the houses are older, but this area has become a popular location for millennials. You’ll even find historic apartment complexes in this neighborhood called “Poet’s Row,” named after the likes of Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost. Fittingly, Alan Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac once resided in this area.

The beautiful Cheesman Park is right on the edge Capitol Hill, as well.

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Ramada Denver Downtown

1150 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80218

Inns / B&Bs

Holiday Chalet Victorian - Bed & Breakfast

1820 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80218

A Victorian Hotel / Bed & Breakfast! Holiday Chalet Victorian - Bed & Breakfast is in a state/national park and close to The Children's Hospital, Denver Botanic Gardens, and Molly Brown House Museum.

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Towneplace Suites By Marriott Denver Downtown

685 Speer Blvd, Denver, CO 80204

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Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202

Feel a sense of belonging from the moment you arrive. Discover the casual elegance of the Sheraton Denver Downtown in the heart of the city and within steps of bistros, restaurants, breweries, shopping and entertainment. Ask for Promo Code: FMT

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Patterson Inn

420 E. 11th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203


the ART a Hotel

1201 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203


Crowne Plaza Downtown Denver

1450 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80202

Located in central Denver, Crowne Plaza Downtown Denver is a business-friendly hotel within walking distance of Colorado Convention Center, United States Mint, and Denver City and County Building.


Charcoal Restaurant

43 W 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80204

Charcoal Restaurant delivers great food and wine with excellent service in a fine dining atmosphere at affordable prices. We serve contemporary European cuisine prepared with classic and innovative techniques. Located in Denver's Golden Triangle.

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