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9 Cozily Romantic Stays Near Denver, Colorado

by Kristen Arendt
Updated August 17, 2022

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Photo: The Ramble Hotel

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Looking for a romantic getaway near the Mile High City? From luxurious private lodges to super sweet studios, these nine romantic stays near Denver will treat you and your special someone to an unforgettable outing.

Whether you’re planning a special anniversary celebration or just want to treat each other to a well-deserved weekend away, pack the champagne and turn up the romance.

These cozy and enchanting accommodations will have you back in the honeymoon phase in no time flat.

1. Cedar Mountain Lodge

Cedar Mountain Lodge
Photo: VRBO

Why you should stay: Cozy up together in your own private mountain retreat.

  • Location: Evergreen
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $299/night

From the glorious back patio to the second-story views, this cool A-frame takes the cozy cabin vibes and dishes them up with a side of luxury. The well-furnished space has a beautiful, bright finish with lots of windows. Grab your favorite beverage and enjoy those mountain views. In the winter, cuddle up by the fireplace or take a dip in the hot tub for some extra relaxation.

Should you desire to leave your private mountain paradise, the town of Evergreen is a short drive away. Stop off at Evergreen Town Lake for a walk in the summer and an ice skate in the winter. Then swing by the shops, galleries, and restaurants to finish out your date night in style.

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Related read: 6 Scenic Drives Near Denver for When the Mountains are Calling

2. The Ramble Hotel

The Ramble Hotel denver
Photo: The Ramble Hotel

Why you should stay: Break out of your routine at this opulent hotel.

  • Location: Denver
  • Sleeps: 2-4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $409/night

Old-world charm meets new-world sophistication at the Ramble Hotel. With a design inspired by 17th-century French salons, this unique hotel has a host of posh rooms and suites to choose from.

If your loved one is into epicurean delights, stop by Death & Co, an intimate theater and event cocktail bar located downstairs. And book a dinner reservation at Super Mega Bien for a delicious taste of Pan-Latin cuisine.

The boutique hotel is located in Denver’s River North Art (RiNo) district, known for its jazz bars, restaurants, breweries, and art galleries.

Take a moonlit stroll along the South Platte River or head up the road to 16th Street Mall for some shopping. You can also catch a show at the Denver Center of the Performing Arts for a memorable evening on the town.

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3. Gold Nugget Tree House

Gold Nugget Tree House
Photo: Jessica B., Hipcamp

Why you should stay: Go on a grand outdoorsy adventure in a sweet treehouse.

  • Location: Gold Hill
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $119/night

For lovers of the great outdoors, the Gold Nugget Tree House makes the perfect romantic escape — without having to worry about setting up camp. Tucked in the woods, this treehouse is private, cozy, and has some truly jaw-dropping views of the Continental Divide and Longs Peak. Pop open a bottle of wine and catch a sunset from the back deck for an enchanting evening.

The nearby historic town of Gold Hill is the perfect small town mountain hub for a variety of fun activities. Stroll the rustic main street or catch a live concert in the summer.

Or head out hiking or biking to really explore the area. Bonus points: make a reservation for a decadent five-course meal at the Gold Hill Inn to finish out your day of adventuring. Just because you’re glamping doesn’t mean you have to eat trail mix.

“The treehouse was just as pictured and even more incredible and romantic than I expected,” said guest Tori. “The town and people of Gold Hill were all wonderful and made us feel so welcomed. I definitely recommend going on a weekend when they have live music!”

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Related read: 11 Dreamy Treehouse Rentals in Colorado

4. Romantic Period House

Romantic Period House
Photo: Airbnb

Why you should stay: Check-in for a long-term stay to explore Denver at your leisure.

  • Location: Denver
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 29 nights
  • Rates from: $85/night

Why have one romantic weekend when you can have several? With a stay at this beautifully preserved Victorian home, you and your special someone can experience Denver (and the surrounding metro area) like locals. Perfect for old-school romantics, the home features original details like ornate radiators, tall windows, and a claw-foot tub that will transport you back in time.

Located in the heart of the historic Curtis Park neighborhood, you are within easy walking distance to the RiNo district, restaurants, breweries, and galleries. With this home, you can enjoy the best of both worlds. Spend your weekday evenings exploring Denver then plan a weekend trip to the mountains.

“Amazing apartment within walking distance of neighborhood restaurants and breweries,” said guest Conor. “Julia was a great host and was extremely helpful. Would highly recommend for a romantic weekend in Denver.”

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5. Home Sweet Dome

home sweet dome
Photo: VRBO

Why you should stay: Enjoy a secluded stay at a comfortable, cute, and colorful dome home.

  • Location: Nederland
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 3 nights
  • Rates from: $283/night

Adorable, cozy, and private, the Home Sweet Dome is a one-of-a-kind romantic stay in a geodesic dome. The decor is the perfect mashup between retro and modern, with plenty of cozy nooks to unplug and unwind. From the spacious great room to the killer back deck complete with a fire pit and hot tub, you’ll have a hard time picking your favorite feature of this enchanting dome.

And if you’re looking for fun activities to fill your days, you’ll find plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, and skiing right out your door. The towns of Nederland and Black Hawk are a short drive away if shops, restaurants, and casinos are more your speed.

“This unique property is in a secluded peaceful location, surrounded by trees,” said one guest. “We loved relaxing in the hot tub and by the fire pit on the back deck under the stars.”

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Related read: 10 Best Mountain Cabins to Rent Near Denver, Colorado

6. The Oxford Hotel

The Oxford Hotel denver colorado
Photo: The Oxford Hotel

Why you should stay: Experience the ultimate in luxury and leisure at a charming hotel.

  • Location: Denver
  • Sleeps: 2-4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $349/night

A long-time classic Denver accommodation, the Oxford Hotel has roots dating back to the 19th century. The hotel retains its historic charm without skimping on any modern conveniences.

Pick from a variety of simple yet elegant rooms and suites. And spring for the destination amenity fee for even more curated amenities and services so you can wine and dine like a local.

Speaking of location, it’s hard to beat the hotel’s spot right in the heart of downtown Denver. From fine dining at Denver’s top restaurants to shopping on 16th Street Mall and a host of museums, galleries, shows, concerts, and sporting events to choose from, you can custom tailor your trip, no matter how you enjoy spending time together.

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7. Boulder Mountain Studio

Boulder Mountain Studio
Photo: Alyssa S., Hipcamp

Why you should stay: Find your couple’s zen at this chic private studio.

  • Location: Boulder
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $179/night

For a romantic glamping getaway in the foothills above Boulder, this peaceful mountain studio delivers on the quiet and the views.

Come prepared for some camp-life comforts (there is a small portable camp toilet and no running water), but you don’t have to worry about roughing it. In fact, the slimmed-down necessities might help you focus on what really matters — spending quality time with your special someone.

Located off a dirt road and surrounded by acres of forested slopes, you’ll especially enjoy the back deck views of the backside of Boulder’s iconic Flatirons. You can take your pick of local outdoor activities from hiking, biking, climbing, and skiing. Or head into Boulder or Denver for a date night on the town.

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Related read: 7 Scenic Weekend Road Trips from Denver, Colorado

8. The Crawford Hotel

The Crawford Hotel denver
Photo: The Crawford Hotel

Why you should stay: Relive the romance of Denver’s golden era of railway travel.

  • Location: Denver
  • Sleeps: 2-4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $429/night

Located in Denver’s iconic Union Station, The Crawford Hotel is the perfect romantic escape for couples who want to experience high living in downtown Denver. From the bustling railway station to the historic details, this revitalized landmark offers a unique spot for a weekend getaway in Colorado’s capital city.

The unique rooms and suites give a nod to the romantic era of train travel — with plenty of modern amenities and little luxuries. During your stay, grab a bite at the Terminal Bar or a cocktail at Cooper Lounge.

From your prime spot above Union Station, you have your choice of places to shop, eat, drink and explore, with many of LoDo’s most acclaimed restaurants, shops, and gathering places right out your door.

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9. Romantic Mountain Retreat

secluded romantic cabin
Photo: Airbnb

Why you should stay: Escape from the ordinary at this divine couple’s retreat.

  • Location: Black Hawk
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 3 nights
  • Rates from: $713/night

If your idea of a romantic escape includes getting far, far away from the hustle of everyday living, this luxurious log cabin offers the kind of secluded privacy only 54 acres of rural mountain bliss can provide. Though you are a mere 45-minute drive from Denver, you’ll feel millions of miles away.

From the cozy, second-floor master with a view from every window to the indoor AND outdoor hot tubs to the full-size personal theater, you’ll have plenty of awesome spots all to yourselves. This outstanding couple’s retreat is that extra-special spot for honeymoons, anniversaries, or perhaps (hint, hint) popping the big question.

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Related read: 11 Perfect Romantic Getaways in Colorado

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