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What We Love

  • Night swimming takes on a whole new meaning at the Warwick's heated rooftop pool – check out the city lights from the water's edge year-round
  • Happy hour specials at Randolph's restaurant and bar
  • Mile High Suites have a great setup for families, with a separate bedroom and a pullout living room sofa, plus flat-screen TVs in both rooms
  • Old photographs of Colorado hot springs in marble bathrooms that cleverly turn Victorian-style armoires into sink space

What To Know

  • There is a two-night minimum stay for Classic King rooms
  • Rooms on the 14th floor don't have balconies
  • Guestrooms were completely renovated in 2009
  • The Warwick does weddings in the top-floor lounge, which offers spectacular sunset and mountain vistas
  • On-site fitness center has decent equipment, good views and nice touches like citrus ice water

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
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Overview

The Review

Don’t judge the Warwick Denver by its exterior — compared with glass monolith neighbors like the Hyatt, the Warwick’s boxy shape looks downright dowdy. Inside, the place is much more intriguing.

The Warwick starts out wholesome enough. The lobby is set up like a family living room, complete with board games and books on dark wooden shelves and plenty of comfy couches. Things get more interesting on the second floor, where an antique French harpsichord is front and center. This instrument-turned-art was once part of the hotel’s greatest claim to fame: It hosted one of country’s original Playboy Clubs on its top floor. Rumor has it the 15th-floor lounge, now used for wedding receptions, used to have portholes for pool peeping. If so, they’ve been covered, but the rooftop pool remains a landmark in the city and one of its sexiest hotel amenities. The only year-round outdoor hotel pool in Denver, the water is close to 90 degrees even in the dead of winter.

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The extensive use of balconies in the building dates back to its roots as an apartment complex in the 1960s, origins that also translate into rooms and suites that are uncharacteristically spacious for a city hotel. Other legacies of the Warwick’s residential past are two water sources in each room — so make use of that wet-bar nook away from the bathroom — and enormous closets.

The Warwick rises on historic Grant Street between Denver’s Capitol Hill and Uptown neighborhoods, just a few blocks from Downtown and the 16th Street pedestrian mall with its free shuttle to LoDo (Lower Downtown). That puts the city’s best attractions, including the Denver Art Museum and its new Daniel Libeskind–designed wing, within striking distance. Explore the city and its excellent eateries and microbreweries, but be sure to make it home in time for the perfect nightcap: a dip in that steamy heated pool, bunny ears and smoking jacket not included.

How to Get There

Warwick Denver
1776 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203 United States

Reviews

4.0 Very Good 1654 Reviews
Modern Elegance
Reviewed 4 days ago

Downtown sophistication with quite, well situated rooms. Clean and comfortable. The rooftop pool overlooks Denver’s skyline with the Rocky Mountains as the backdrop. Excellent dining off the lobby and well stocked workout facility to deserve it!

Nice room, but a pretty awful experience
Reviewed 4 days ago

Before booking the Warwick, I was debating between booking a room there or at a few other hotels in the area. I usually stay at Starwoods Hotels and am accustomed to the service that they provide, but I was intrigued by all the positive reviews I read about the Warwick and especially about their staff. Also, I always enjoy new experiences, so I figured I'd see what the hype was all about.

Unfortunately, my experience was not similar to the many others who had good stays and encountered nice, friendly staff at the Warwick. Rather than being greeted by friendly and courteous staff, my friend and I were instead made to feel unwelcome at the hotel (for what reason we didn't know / my friend believes it is because he's Latino). Immediately, when arriving at the counter to check in, the young lady working there asked us, "What are you guys doing back here? Didn't you just leave?" We were confused by her comment and tone and said, "you must have us confused with someone else." At that point, her co-worker asked us to step down and he apologized for her rudeness.

I wish that things became more pleasant from there, but they did not. Instead, the man checking us in spent several minutes typing notes into the computer (he told us he was typing 'only nice things' about us) before giving us a 10 minute lecture about the room being smoke-free and the balcony being smoke-free. We told him we had no intention of smoking on the property and I guess that wasn't enough because he made us fill out a form outlining that we wouldn't smoke there. Okay, great.

What the staff member forgot to do was tell us anything else about the hotel or the neighborhood. He didn't mention the restaurant on site or tell us about any of the hotel amenities. He also didn't make us aware of the resort fee charged by the hotel or the free wi-fi that comes along with it, so like a sucker I paid for wi-fi daily.

Luckily though, I was made aware that the room was smoke-free. Nothing else really seems to matter at this hotel and the 3-4 signs in the room that said there would be a $1,000 fine for any smoking done in the room or on the balcony must not have been enough.

As for the room - it was pretty decent. Comfortable bed, nice view, and ample amount of space. Only negatives were that one of the phones wasn't working, the bathtub spit out brown liquid when I turned it on, and the TV is really small compared to other hotels.

Next time I am in Denver, I'll definitely be checking into the Sheraton, Westin, or Aloft where I'll be treated with courtesy as a paying customer and Starwoods member. The Warwick was nice, but they really have some improving to do with their staff who treat paying customers like criminals who don't belong. I'm just hoping it's not a result of racism. You never know these days.... Ugh.

Sleepless at the Warwick
Reviewed 5 days ago

This hotel has nice rooms. However, the air conditioning is currently broken, I have not been able to reach anyone at the front desk. I have called a number of times and someone answers, I can hear voices and then I am hung up on...or no one answers and the phone just rings. I have tried to call the front desk a number times since I have been a guest and no one picks up the phone. Terrible costumer service. I had to walk down to the front desk in the middle of the night to talk to someone. After doing so, still no answers, just a "yeah our air conditioning is broken." No mention of what the hotel will be doing for guests sweltering in the rooms, no ETA on a fix. You would think a hotel such as this one would have a plan to address this issue and the discomfort guests experience because of the issue.

That aside - their Valet - Jonas was wonderful. When I first encountered Jonas I was hopeful for a great stay.

Thanks Brad
Reviewed 6 days ago

Bradley Is awesome. I had a huge issue which caused me to lose sleep. Brad helped me out and fixed the issue. He was also very helpful while I was at the resort anything I needed he helped me with. Great guy, good pick for manager.

Advertised Free Cancellation is a scam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a room this morning and literally called back 2-3 hours later to cancel and they have refused to refund the money stating the type of room we reserved was "non-refundable". How can some be refundable and others not, not to mention the lack of customer service when clearly we booked it just hours before. We were not trying to cancel the week , or even three weeks prior to the trip. Very disappointed.