Guide to Lower Downtown (LoDo)

Things to Do in Lower Downtown (LoDo)

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Downtown boasts two distinct regions: the contemporary, window-paneled skyscrapers to the east, and the city's beloved historic district, Lower Downtown (LoDo), to the west.

Nestled between Coors Field and the Pepsi Center, LoDo is Denver's prime destination for after-parties following Avalanche, Nuggets or Rockies games, or for just hanging out any night of the week. There is always an opportunity to have fun—and usually stay out too late—at one of the area's 90 bars and pubs. LoDo's red-brick buildings, many of which were constructed after an 1863 fire, are preserved in the historic state that characterizes the neighborhood. In the 1920s, LoDo was known for the Market Street red light district, and in the 1970s as a warehouse center. Now, LoDo is reputed as the ideal hub for urban living in the region.

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The Ritz-carlton, Denver

1881 Curtis St., Denver, CO 80202

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Hotel Teatro

1100 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

Denver's Only Luxury Boutique Hotel. Hotel Teatro is a business-friendly hotel within walking distance of Denver Performing Arts Center and Colorado Convention Center.

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Residence Inn By Marriott Denver City Center

1725 Champa St, Denver, CO 80211

Denver's newest all suite hotel is located in the heart of downtown. Each guest room is a spaciaous suite with twice the space as an average hotel room. Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfasst buffet daily, complimentary evening social hour Mon-Fri and com

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Embassy Suites Denver-downtown/convention Center

1420 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80202

With a stay at Embassy Suites Denver-Downtown/Convention Center, you'll be centrally located in Denver, steps from Colorado Convention Center and minutes from Denver Performing Arts Center.

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The Curtis

1405 Curtis St, Denver, CO 80202

Creativity and Boutique Style in Downtown. The Curtis Denver - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is a business-friendly hotel within walking distance of Denver Performing Arts Center and Colorado Convention Center.

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Four Seasons Hotel Denver

1111 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

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Magnolia Hotel Denver

818 17th St, Denver, CO 80202

Luxurious and charming, the Magnolia Hotel stands out among downtown Denver hotels. Housed in the former American National Bank Building, this stylish hotel blends modern design with old world charisma.

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The Westin Denver Downtown

1672 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80202

Four-Diamond Style & Luxury Downtown Denver. The Westin Denver Downtown is a business-friendly hotel located in central Denver, close to Denver Performing Arts Center, Colorado Convention Center, and US Mint. Ask for Promo Code: FMT

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