Airbnb Denver: Where to Stay in Colorado’s Mile High City

Off to Denver? Great! We think Denver is pretty cool, and therefore we’ve hunted down the best Airbnb Denver has to offer – so you don’t have toDenver is the capital of Colorado and the largest city in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Sitting at exactly one mile (about 1.6 km) above sea level, it’s nickname, the ‘Mile-High City’ completely makes sense!

UPDATE MAY 2020: Unfortunately some of these listings have been taken off the site due to the current situation. I’m trying to update the article as much as possible.

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First things first, though – with so many places to visit, how do you figure out the most convenient place to stay?? Proximity to all the things you want to do in the city is important!

Don’t worry, we’ve found the top 3 neighbourhoods too! Check ’em out:

📍Five PointsTravellers looking to enjoy live music, this is the historic district. It’s artsy and has loads of trendy bars and coffee shops too.
📍Central Business DistrictEntertainment seekers, this is the cultural center and has a sports arenas & nature activities.
📍Cherry CreekTravellers of all ages will enjoy this neighbourhood, especially those that love shopping!

 

Okay, so now that you’ve got an idea of what each neighbourhood’s about, here are the top things to do in Denver, by neighbourhood:

Airbnb Denver: Top Places To Stay

Five Points

Walking through this historic area, you’ll get the idea that this neighbourhood definitely has a story to tell. And it does! Chattering away through live, as well as street music. The main attraction each and every year is the Five Points Jazz Festival in May. This festival celebrates the neighborhood’s musical history with a variety of local performers – a must see for sure.

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History your thing? Visit the Black American West Museum to learn about the neighborhood’s African American past. You can even visit The Blair Caldwell African American Research Library, a public library, used for looking up African American history over the years.

A Farmers Market (from June to October) features loads of fresh and local produce, as well as live music every Saturday. Then you can check out some of the greatest jazz clubs of all time, we recommend Nocturne – it’s LOADS of fun, and has great food too!

Pretty funky neighbourhood, right? Here are our top Denver Airbnb’s for this area:

Airbnb Denver Colorado: The RiNo Den

May 2020: This listing has temporarily been taken down.

In the heart of Denver’s RiNo Art District, this amazing two sleeper apartment is perfect for you. Located in the Five Points Neighborhood, this spot is near the best of Denver entertainment, dining, jazz-spots, nightlife. Everything you want to see and do – at your fingertips.

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The rooftop deck, which is only accessible by ladder, is a really nice place to relax and enjoy the city. There is a fully equipped kitchen, perfect for cooking your own meals, as well as a fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, dryer, Wifi, TV and queen-sized bed with clean bedding and towels too. You won’t be lacking anything during your stay in this hip-studio.

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This artsy and hipster neighborhood has tons of amazing food and drink options that are in walking distance from this really well-located studio.

Price: $ 101,32 per night – little pricey, but not an unusual price for this area.

Boutique Studio: Value for your dollar!

May 2020: This listing is still available.

This really cool space is cozy and perfect for couples, solo travellers, or close-knit groups (it can sleep 4 at a squeeze).

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With all the comfort of a home away from home, the studio has a HUGE walk in shower (with rain shower head), a gorgeous kitchen, queen bed + queen pull out couch, private patio space and a walkable location. What more could you need from Airbnb, Denver?

We have a feeling you’ll love this one!

Price: $ 57,71 per night.

Central Business District

This neighborhood has it all – We’re getting excited just thinking about it!

Local entertainment, streets of shops, museums and family-friendly attractions – like the Downtown Aquarium and Elitch Gardens, open all summer and home to one of the fastest and tallest waterslides in Denver.

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Coors Field, home to the Colorado Rockies baseball team, is a great outing for the sports fan! As well as for the yearly Oktoberfest – a massive, German-themed beer festival.

Other things you may want to check out in this neighbourhood:

  • Denver Art Museum
  • Denver Beer Trail
  • Confluence Park
  • Denver Firefighters Museum
  • Fillmore Music Hall Auditorium

Oh, and the best way to explore the city is with a walking tour, it’s so worth it and you can just follow the leader. Also, definitely make use of the clever system of bike sharing! There are shops dotted all over, just swipe your credit card and return the bike after you’re done with it.

Let’s check out our top Airbnbs for this neighbourhood:

Charming Loft in CBD

May 2020: This listing has temporarily been taken down.

This funky 6-sleeper loft apartment is in the heart of Denver, having no TV, the host encourages guests to get outside and experience the city!

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Blend up some fresh smoothies and go explore Denver. You will be pleasantly surprised to find that when in the loft, it’s quieter than you would think – being in the middle of Denver’s hottest attractions.

On the hunt for a 420 friendly Airbnb, Denver? Look no further, Gregory just asks that you make use of the balcony and to be respectful of their really cool space.

Free Wifi access, 1 double bed, 1 couch bed, 1 double air-mattress, two cruiser bikes for your enjoyment, a fully functional kitchen for cooking meals and a private balcony with views of Clock Tower.

Price: $ 94,20 per night

Cozy Airbnb Downtown, Denver

May 2020: This listing has temporarily been taken down.

This very stylish, sleek garden level spot is a cannabis-friendly, environmentally conscious family home turned Airbnb – and we love it!

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With a private bedroom, queen bed, sleeper couch, large ensuite, full bath, fully equipped kitchen, fridge, microwave and everything you would ever need. It’s perfect for couples or a small family. A cozy living room with an Apple TV makes for a great spot to put your feet up too!

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This spot is fantastic, really close to Molly Brown House Museum, Clyfford Still Museum and the Denver Zoo!

Price: $ 74,23 per night

Cherry Creek

If shopping is on your list of to-do’s, then this is the perfect location for you. Cherry Creek is the upscale shopping neighborhood of Denver, with amazing dining opportunities too.

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Shopaholics are spoilt for choice, which is why it’s no surprise that the main attraction in the area is the Cherry Creek Shopping Center. Featuring over 160 brands, many being exclusive to the neighborhood, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for – and much, much more.

Another must-do for shoppers is Milwaukee Street, an outdoor shopping experience, with a variety of art galleries, upscale restaurants, and high-end boutique stores.

Let’s browse our top Airbnbs in this neighbourhood:

Denver Colorado Airbnb: Cherry Creek

May 2020: This listing has temporarily been taken down.

Welcome to this historic charmer in Cherry Creek North!

This half duplex with two bedrooms and one bathroom is the perfect place to stay in Denver. Located within walking distance to great restaurants, shopping, and the Denver Botanical Gardens, you will love the location and convenience while staying here.

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The kitchen is equipped with glasses, plates, and everything you need to cook a nice meal at home or throw together a quick breakfast. The TV in the living room has Netflix and cable TV, and there is private Wifi throughout the house.

With plenty of spaces to work, including a large desk in the front bedroom, this spot is perfect for travelling professionals too.

Price: $ 81,35 per night

The Geologist’s Suite

May 2020: This listing is still available.

Decorated with unique maps and rock specimens collected by a retired geologist, this quirky and affordable apartment is so unique, and an absolute bargain.

Enjoy its excellent location in a quiet residential area in central Denver, and walking distance from the Cherry Creek and the Denver Botanical Gardens.

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This sunny, semi-detached guest suite overlooks a spacious backyard and patio (smoker-friendly) with two bedrooms, a bathroom and separate backdoor access.

This 5-sleeper is ideal for friends travelling or for a small family, as the lounge area doubles up into a second bedroom.

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Unfortunately, this apartment doesn’t have access to a kitchen, although with the best restaurants in town just a minute’s walk away – you won’t be going hungry, that’s for sure.

Price: $ 65,24 per night

There you have it! Our top Airbnbs in Denver – as well as all the must-sees and must-dos near each one. We hope this post on the best neighborhoods, sites, attractions and Airbnb, Denver has helped you narrow down your choices on where to stay and what to do while in Denver.

Happy travelling!