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When to book a hostel in Denver
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Top tips for finding Denver hostel deals
Many of the hostels in Denver can be found in or around the downtown area, where there are many cultural landmarks, including the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Performing Arts Complex, in addition to other attractions like The United States Mint and the Colorado State Capitol building. There is a good number of bus routes and a light rail system that provide public transportation; besides these, I-25 and I-70 are major vehicular routes in the Mile High City.
You will find one of the best hostels in Denver on Grant Street in the city’s Capitol Hill district. Ember Hostel is a renovated mansion with lodgings comprising private rooms and 4-person dormitories with shared bathrooms. The hostel also has a Jacuzzi tub and fire pit, which should prove popular among those seeking maximum value for their money. Located near the Colorado State Capitol, the Denver State Museum, and The United States Mint, Ember Hostel is also close to Charlie Brown’s Piano Bar & Grill, where you can eat and drink.
Another great hostel in Denver is Hostel Fish on 20th Street, which is surrounded by places of interest like The Riverfront, Coors Field Ballpark (home to MLB’s Colorado Rockies), and the Central Business District, to name a few. Accommodations here include several 8-person dorm rooms that are perfect for groups seeking modest lodgings just outside the city. There are buses that run along 20th Street, if you care to explore, with Mexico City Lounge and Ian’s Pizza nearby for food and refreshments.
11th Avenue Hostel at the corner of N. Broadway Avenue is a no-frills property in the heart of downtown Denver, so it is easy to get around on foot and explore a few of the sights in the area, such as the History Colorado Center, the Denver Art Museum, and Civic Center Park. The accommodations here include 4-bed dorm rooms and private rooms, all of which have en-suite bathrooms. A communal backyard provides a nice social setting. BurgerFi and CO-Brew are among the inexpensive places to eat and drink in the neighborhood.
If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Denver, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Denver in March and September.
Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Denver if you stay on a Tuesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Denver hostel.
FAQs when booking a hostel in Denver
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Where to find the best hostels in Denver?
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