THINGS TO DO IN DENVER - The Brown Palace
The Brown Palace is a luxury hotel where you can go for a special day, night or weekend and be pampered. The Brown is the 2nd oldest hotel in Denver, only to the Oxford Hotel and named for Henry C. Brown. The historic hotel opened their doors on August 12,1892 and has gone through many renovations over the years.
This historic hotel was designed by Frank E. Edbrooke to be reminiscent of fine hotels "back east".
Today, these are the "fun facts" about this hotel -
~ The 720' artesian well is located under the lobby floor and provides water to every room's facet.
~ Every President has resided in this hotel since 1905, except Calvin Coolidge.
~ In 1937, top two floors were the Skyline Apartments complete with kitchens, & were permanent residents until they moved out in the mid '80's.
~ There were rumors there was once a tunnel under the hotel connecting the hotel to the Navarre building where there was a gambling den & brothel at the time.
~ There have been stories over the years of the hotel being haunted by previous patrons.
~ President Eisenhower was practicing his golf swing, hit a wayward ball which hit the fireplace mantel, and remains to this day as a souvenir.
The Brown Palace offers a location perfect for weddings, anniversary parties, special weekends, date night or a vacation hotel visiting Denver. The hotel offers -
241 guest rooms
6 restaurants with a variety of cuisines
High Tea in the lobby
The Spa - offering an array of services
13,000 square feet of event space
Lobby Cocktails & Live Music
On Site Bakery
The Brown Palace Hotel has some specials you may want to take advantage of in the near future. There are several packages available, here are a few to consider -
Weekend packages from $152/night
Luxurious Love from $219/night to include 2 cocktails, rose petal turn downs, breakfast for 2 or room service for breakfast in bed, valet parking
Military Appreciation from $143/night to include 10% off rate, upgrade to next available room category, 15% off restaurants and spa with military ID
The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
321 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202