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Denver Union Station opens new jazz bar Thursday

While Denver Union Station is undergoing remodeling, La Caverne Supper Club — a pop-up jazz lounge — will debut in the lower level on Thursday night.

Best Hotels in Denver, CO

Outstanding service and an unbeatable location are the two main reasons recent guests said they'll continue to choose The Crawford Hotel when staying in Denver. 

Celebrating 10th anniversary of revitalization with extensive refresh

Denver Union Station – which will commemorate the 10th anniversary of its epic revitalization this July –  including a remodel of the luxurious Crawford Hotel and a redesign of the bustling Great Hall.

The Delights Of Denver: How To Experience The Best Of Colorado’s Mile High City

Housed inside Union Station – one of Denver’s most iconic landmarks – The Crawford Hotel offers unique boutique-style rooms blending contemporary design with vintage elements reflecting its rich history.

$11M remodel coming to downtown Denver landmark

Union Station, located at 1701 Wynkoop St., will undergo a gentle remodel of its great hall and other areas, including its onsite hotel, The Crawford Hotel, named after prominent Denver developer and preservationist Dana Crawford. 

Conde Nast Traveler: The 16 Best Things to Do in Denver

Tourists and locals alike come to gawk at the historic architecture, linger over drinks, or enjoy community events...

HGTV: The World’s Most Beautiful Train Stations

The elegant Crawford Hotel caters to passengers and locals alike...

American Way Magazine: Explore Denver

Within the 1914 beaux arts landmark are boutiques (such as Bloom by Anuschka), The Crawford Hotel and 10 bars and restaurants...

Trips To Discover: Top 15 Business Hotels in Denver

Located right above the Denver Union Station, the Crawford Hotel is another convenient place to stay for your work trip.

USA Today: 10 Ways to Ramp Up Romance In the Mile High City

Looking to elevate your date weekend?

U.S. News & World Report: Best Hotels in Denver

U.S. News & World Report ranks the best hotels in Denver based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings.

Travel Awaits: 5 Unique Hotels Stays in Denver

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Hotel Scoop: Downtown Denver’s Best Romantic Hotels

Looking for Mile High Romance? The Crawford Hotel transports guests back to the magic of train travel and the Victorian era.

Denver's 10 Best Hotels for Igniting or Rekindling Romance

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5 Best In-Room Cocktail Programs at Hotels Right Now

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Thrillist: The Ultimate Denver Travel Guide

The Crawford Hotel is featured as one of the best places to stay when visiting the city, with its stellar location inside of Denver Union Station and the luxury accommodations. 

Denver ABC7: 9 Unheard Secrets

Get an insider look at historical secrets and architectural wonders of Denver Union Station and The Crawford Hotel with local Denver ABC7.

Trip Savvy: Plan an Entire Vacation Without Leaving Union Station

The Crawford Hotel, restaurants, bars and outlets make it possible to enjoy a weekend in Denver in one place.

The 10 Best Hotels in Denver

From The Culture Trip, 2019: "The Crawford ... is home to several of Denver’s best restaurants, boutique shops, and lively bars"

Livestrong: The Best Walking Routes

Livestrong talks about the outdoorsy charm of the Mile High City and how easy it is to get around downtown with the city's biking and walking trails. 

Rachel Ray Every Day

Top Chef Judge Gail Simmons knows her way around the Colorado capital and lets you in on some of her Denver favorites, including The Crawford Hotel! 

New York Times: A Colorado Ski Trip

The Crawford is the perfect choice for guests looking to stay in the city and commute to the mountains for a day trip. 

#1 Hotel in Denver on Trip Advisor

For 11 months straight, 2018-2018

Visit Denver: Artsy Places to Stay in Denver

The Crawford Hotel is mentioned as a must-stay hotel in Denver for art lovers. Thanks to the vintage postcards and blueprints as well as the 600 piece collection of modern art, The Crawford has art for all tastes.

#10 Hotel in Colorado by Condé Nast


#17 Hotel in Colorado by Condé Nast


#3 Best Hotel in Denver

By U.S. News & World Report, 2018

Rated in Top 15 Hotels in Colorado by U.S. News & World Report, 2018

La Presse: The Crawford Hotel: A Train Station Where You Want to Hang Out

This article from Canadian writer Emilie Bilodeau explains the history of Denver Union Station and the revitalization it went through to become what it is today. Ms. Bilodeau highlights the bustling atmosphere of Union Station and The Crawford’s appeal to families, business people and anyone else.

U.S. News & World Report – Best Hotels in Denver

Successful Meetings: 5 Railroad Hotels for Groups

The Crawford Hotel and Denver Union Station are included among the best renovated railway stations in America, in this article. They are both celebrated for their access to the light-rail and Amtrak, as well as the location near many bars, restaurants and event space. 

Forbes: Downtown Denver: The Right Way to Do A Histric Neighborhood

The author of this article praises Dana Crawford, the hotel’s namesake, among others for aiding in the preservation of the historic LoDo neighborhood. Union Station’s revitalization helped improve the neighborhood and had a significant impact in making LoDo the bustling city-center it is today. 

Traveling Mom: 24+ Hours of Fun in Downtown Denver With Kids

This article praises The Crawford Hotel for its convenient location near many popular attractions for children, as well as the fun aspects of The Crawford such as the trains just outside the back doors and the "spray park" just outside the front doors!

USA Today 10 Best: Denver's 10 Best Hotels for Couples to Ignite or Rekindle Romance

The Crawford Hotel is thrilled to be ranked as the #3 hotel in Denver for romantic stays. The beautiful, and stylized rooms at The Crawford, as well as the ease of access to some of Denver’s top restaurants and the Cooper Lounge, are highlighted as the perks of romantic getaways at The Crawford Hotel. 

The Green Prophet: The Crawford Hotel in Denver is the bees knees

The Crawford Hotel, and our unique location in Union Station, are highlighted in this article. The bees that are kept on the roof of the building, and the lively atmosphere and people who create it are noted as the best reasons to enjoy The Crawford.

Time Out – 13 Best Hotels in Denver

Trivago Room 5: Things to do in Denver

In this article celebrating some of the best places to stay, eat and play in Denver, The Crawford is highlighted as a must-stay. The local pieces from some of Colorado’s most famous artists and Union Station’s place as a trendy downtown hangout are some of the reasons that make The Crawford stand out.

U.S. News & World Report – Best Hotels in Colorado 2017 & 2019

#3 in "Denver's 10 Best Hotels for Couples"

USA Today 10 Best, 2016

Hottest Hotels in Every State

Yahoo Travel, 2016 

Just Luxe: This $8k Valentine’s Day Package Features Dom Pérignon and a Fancy Shopping Spree

The Crawford Hotel is mentioned in this article outlining some spectacular Valentine’s Day specials. The Ultimate Valentine’s Day package that the hotels offered included a $5,000 shopping spree to John Atencio Jewelers, a bottle of Dom Pérignon and more.

Denver ABC 7: 7 Unique and Amazing Places to Stay in Colorado

Listed as one of the 7 most unique and amazing places to stay in Colorado, The Crawford Hotel stands out because of its distinct guestrooms, as well as the modern renovation of historic space.

Hotel Scoop: Denver Hotels: Favorites and What’s New

The Crawford Hotel’s blend of historic and modern as well as the train theme are featured in this article from Hotel Scoop. 

U.S. Green Building Council – LEED Certified

Sage Hospitality's 2016 Preident's Choice for top guest satisfaction scores

Conde Nast Traveler – 2016 Top Hotels in the American West

Forbes: 10 Best Hotels of the Year


Los Angeles Times: Denver’s Restored Union Station is a Destination unto Itself

The Crawford’s use of the train station, upscale dining options and bustling lobby make the hotel and Denver Union Station a destination not to be missed. 

Corporate & Incentive Travel: A Singular Sense of Place

The Daily Meal: Denver Union Station: Transportation Reimagined

Denver Business Journal: Colorado Dominates Conde Nast Traveler's rankings of Best Hotels in the West

Forbes: 10 Best Hotels of the Year 2015

The Crawford Hotel is honored to be featured as one of the Top 10 Hotels in the world. Forbes expresses appreciation for The Crawford’s location in the vibrant and lively Denver Union Station, the upscale amenities and The Crawford’s unique rooms.

Sunset Travel Award

"Best Newly Saved Landmark/Neighborhood" , 2015

Top 10 Hotels Near Coors Field

#4 Hotel in the West by Condé Nast

Condé Nast Traveler, 2015

Smart Meetings: Mind Games in Colorado

Los Angeles Magazine: The Weekender - Denver

Expedia: What's New in Denver

CBS Denver: Top Denver Hotels with a View

Top 11 Business Hotels in the World by CNN

Who says traveling for work isn't fun? 

FOX News: WiFi, Toys & Tequila: Top Hotels with Awesome Free Amenities

USA Today: Top 10 Hotels by Denver's Coors Field

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Denver Life: 9 Valentine’s Day Staycation Deals

The Crawford Hotel is highlighted as one of the best hotels in Denver for a romance package. Denver Life celebrates The Crawford’s Date Night Package as a one of the best Denver Valentine’s Day Staycations.

Girls Getaway: A Historic Night in a Very New Old Denver Hotel

The Crawford Hotel and its sister property, The Oxford, are heralded for the way in which the hotels capture the luxury of the past while including modern amenities. The author also mentions the Cooper Lounge as a highlight of her visit to Union Station.

Conde Nast Traveler: Top 15 Hotels in the West

CNN: Insider Guide – Best of Colorado Skiing

The Telegraph UK: Travel Destinations

The Telegraph gives an excellent review of The Crawford Hotel rating it 9/10 stars. The article mentions that The Crawford has "the world at its feet" and that "the luxury hotel overlooks the Great Hall where world travellers and locals generate a dynamic vibe." 

US News: Best Hotels in Denver

U.S. News & World Report ranked the best hotels in Denver based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. Hotels that scored in the top 10 percent of the Best Hotels in the USA earned a Gold badge. The Crawford Hotel ranked #4 and earned the gold badge. 

The 10 Best Hotels in Denver for Food and Drink

In this article from Westword Magazine, the best hotels in Denver for dining and imbibing are highlighted. 

Modern Luxury: Inside Denver

Moden Luxury highlights the historic nature of Denver Union Station, as well as The Crawford's modern appeal. The room styles, reflecting time periods in the Station's history, are noted as well.

Insider Families: Four Colorado Thanksgiving Getaways for Relaxation

The Crawford Hotel is highlighted as a favorite destination for Thanksgiving and holiday visits to Colorado. As the only hotel located in Denver Union Station, the Crawford Hotel has unique and direct access to The Grand Illumination.

U.S. News & World Report: The Crawford Hotel

Outstanding service and unbeatable location are two of the main reasons why former guests will continue to choose The Crawford when choosing a hotel in Denver.

Traveller: The Crawford Hotel review, Denver: The US hotel that’s all class

The hotel, like the rest of the building, has an inviting newness and nostalgic embrace that’s all class. Calender highlights the relaxing rooms, upscale dining, and historic preservation that Denver Union Station offers.

Trip Savvy Denver's Best Gay-Friendly Hotels

USA Today: Denver's Best Hotels: From Luxury Stays to Romantic Boutiques

USA Today: Denver's Top Hotels for Fans of Basketball, Hockey, Lacrosse & Nightlife

Vacation Idea: Best Family Weekend Getaways

The Street: Top High Tech Hotel Around the World

USA Today: Hotels in Denver that Welcome Four-Legged Friends