• Hilton welcomes Newly Renovated City Center Hotel

     
    POSTED December 4, 2017
     

Hilton Denver City Center is a new, modern, upscale retreat hotel in the heart of the city. With 613 rooms towering in a 20 story building, the $27 million multi-phased renovation features newly renovated public spaces, guest rooms, and dining venues. CEO of Visit Denver, Richard Scharf, Councilman Albus Brooks, and Tim Benolken, Hilton’s senior vice president of operations for North America were present at the ribbon cutting ceremony. 

“We are excited to strengthen our present in one of the most scenic and fastest growing cities in the country,” said David C. Marr, senior vice president and global head, full service brands, Hilton. “With its stunning mountain and city views, modernly appointed spaces and location in the heart of Denver, Hilton Denver City Center is the perfect addition to Hilton’s flagship brand.”

Hilton Denver City Center offers breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains and city skyline. In addition, it is located near the main downtown attractions, like the Colorado Convention Center, 16th Street Mall, Pepsi Center, Sports Authority Field, and Denver Art Museum. 

“We have created a hotel with distinctive personalized service that will offer an unmatched experience in this flourishing market,” said James L. Francis, president and chief executive officer of Chesapeake Lodging Trust. “It is exciting to present Hilton Denver City Center, which represents our strong collaboration with the globally recognized Hilton brand.” 

The 581-guest room, 32 suites hotel is owned by Chesapeake Lodging Trust of Arlington, VA. Chesapeake Lodging Trust is a self-advised lodging real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investments primarily in the upper-upscale hotels in major business and convention markets, and on a selective basis, premium select-service hotels in urban settings or unique locations in the United States. 

Hilton Denver City Center participates in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct brands. Members who book directly have access to benefits, like a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay. In addition, members will receive an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and access to the Hilton Honors mobile app. Diamond members can enjoy free Premium speed Wi-Fi, space-available upgrades, complimentary breakfast, and 1,000 Bonus Points per stay. Gold members will receive the option of a complimentary, continental breakfast or 1,000 Bonus Points per stay. 

Origin Red Rocks, a debut property from the Origin Hotel Collection, has opened its doors just 15 miles west of Denver, in Golden, Colorado. The historic gold rush town is known for its outdoor music, red sandstone rocks, outdoor adventure opportunities and its beer (the town brews more beer than any other town in America).

 

There is not denying that something big has happened with Colorado’s culinary scene over the past decade. Throughout the state, from the Front Range and mountains to the Western Slope, creative chef/owners, research and development chefs for catering companies and resort executive chefs are using loads of local ingredients and shaking up menus and atmospheres in unexpected and delightful ways.

 

Luxury guest ranch C Lazy U Ranch recently won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for the third year in a row and simultaneously announced the appointment of Certified Level II Sommelier Elise Blann. Blann will work closely with Executive Chef Dennis Kaniger at C Lazy U to select the perfect wine for each meal. The dining program specializes in regional ranch cuisine, such as Rocky mountain trout, rosemary rack of lamb and aged western beef.