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The City and County of Denver is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is a consolidated city-county, located in the South Platte River Valley on the High Plains, just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 15 miles (24 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the "Mile-High City" because its official elevation  is exactly one mile, or 5,280 feet (1,609 m) above sea level.  The 105th meridian west of Greenwich passes through Union Station, making it the reference point for the Mountain Time Zone.

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The United States Census Bureau estimated that the population of Denver was 610,345 in 2009, making it the 24th most populous U.S. city. The 10-county Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated 2009 population of 2,552,195 and ranked as the 21st most populous U.S. metropolitan statistical area and the 12-county Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area had an estimated 2009 population of 3,110,436 and ranked as the 16th most populous U.S. metropolitan area. It is also the second-largest city in the Mountain West after Phoenix. Denver is the largest city in the Front Range Urban Corridor, an urban region stretching across eighteen counties in two states. The population of the Front Range Urban Corridor is estimated at 4,251,663. The city has the tenth-largest central business district in the United States by population.

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Eating out during travel trips is one of the main attractions of any vacation plan. If you are traveling to Denver and are unsure as to where to begin your culinary adventure, we can tell you about the most popular restaurants in the city. Some of the top names that come to mind while discussing eating out options in Denver city are the 1515 Restaurant, Vesta Dipping Grill, Lime and Panzano.

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The Vesta Dipping Grill is one of the finest restaurants in the city. Built in the year 1997, the restaurant is a prime example of classic appeal and ageless modernity. Named after the Goddess of the Hearth, Vesta, the restaurant has been done up in warm tones and sensual colors that bring together a surreal atmosphere and an intimate feel. The décor of the restaurant is known for its ethereal appeal, with a sculpture of the Six Vestal Virgins finding a place of honor by the host stand. The bars, the awning and the soffit of the bar are supported by a number of steel sculptures that have been crafted to add to the eclectic appeal of the place. An exposed grill with open flames and blow glass lights make a fiery and passionate atmosphere. The restaurant has been built at 1822 Blake Street in Denver and has won a number of awards and accolades for design and décor. The Vesta Dipping Grill is open from Sunday to Thursday from 5 pm to 10 pm. From Friday to Saturday the restaurant is open from 5 pm to 11 pm.

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Panzano is another acclaimed restaurant in the city, located at the address 909 17th Street at Champa in Denver. The restaurant has been built close to the 16th Street mall, at the corner of the 17th and Champa. The restaurant has won a number of accolades and applause for its interiors, the cuisine and the ambience of the joint. Based around the motto "Chia mangia bene, viva bene" which means "those who eat well live well", the restaurant is headed by Chef Elise Wiggins and her staff of trained professionals. Dedicated to the finest dishes of Northern Italian cuisine, the restaurant has become a hallmark of excellence and professionalism. The restaurant is a blending together of the most prominent determinants of any quality restaurant- food, ambience, décor, theme, and location and service. The food at the restaurant is cooked using the freshest produce, local ingredients, organic and seasonal spices and indigenous foodstuffs. With its perfect amalgamation of a modern setting with a traditional appeal, the restaurant makes for an excellent dining experience. With special lunch and dinner menus along with a widely celebrated wine collection, Panzano is a heavenly experience.

Visiting Denver means dining in Denver and with the restaurants mentioned above and many more awaiting your discovery, we know you'll have the time (and meal) of your life!

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Brown Palace Hotel & Spa Denver
Seamlessly blending Victorian architecture with the charm of the post-modern West, the Brown Palace Hotel & Spa in Denver, Colo., has stood as a landmark to excellence in the Mile-High-City's business and cultural center since 1892. The hotel is four blocks from the State Capitol and within one mile of the Denver Art Museum and Coors Field. Located one block from the property, the 16th Street Mall provides a complimentary shuttle traversing the downtown district. An RTD bus stop is two blocks away. Surrounded by Revolutionary battle flag-replicas and artifacts dating to the 1700s, The Palace Arms boasts contemporary American cuisine complemented by a cellar offering 900 wines.
Courtyard By Marriott Denver Cherry Creek
Located in the stylish shopping and business district of Denver's Cherry Creek, The Courtyard by Marriott Denver Cherry Creek hotel is ideal for leisure and business travelers alike. We are just minutes from popular destinations, such as the Cherry Creek Shopping Mall, Denver Convention Center, Denver University, the Denver Zoo and the famous 16th Street Mall. Our Denver hotel in Cherry Creek welcomes you with a friendly staff and modern amenities, including a 24-hour market, spacious guest rooms with luxury bedding and complimentary high-speed wireless internet, plus a full-service business center.
Comfort Inn Downtown Denver
Come Home to Comfort. Located in the heart of downtown Denver's financial district, the Comfort Inn Downtown is the perfect place to rest after a busy day working, skiing or touring the Mile High City. Just one block from the 16th Street Mall, the Denver Pavilions, and offers the city's best restaurants and shopping. State Capitol are just minutes away. Denver International Airport is just 24 miles from the hotel and travel time is approximately 40 minutes. High-speed Internet access is available in every guestroom. 
Comfort Inn & Suites Stapleton Denver
The Comfort Inn & Suites Stapleton is conveniently located off Interstate 70 just 11 miles from Denver International Airport and nine miles from downtown Denver. Local attractions include botanical gardens, shopping, aquarium, greyhound racing, amusement parks, and skiing. Guests can dine at several restaurants within three miles of the hotel. The 4-story Comfort Inn & Suites Stapleton features complimentary continental breakfasts, complimentary parking, a fitness center and a meeting room that can accommodate 50 people for business meetings or family get-togethers. The hotel's 138 guestrooms open to interior corridors and have coffeemakers and in-room movies. 
Days Inn Denver Central
The Days Inn Central is located just two miles from beautiful downtown Denver. Guests will find most of Denver's attractions, like Invesco Field or Six Flags, within four or five miles of this hotel. In fact, this great location puts guests within reach of the popular year round attractions this area has to offer. This is an economical, full-service hotel, which is a good alternative to the more expensive hotels in downtown. All of the guest rooms are equipped with the basic amenities. Pets are allowed, as well. Guests are offered a complimentary, continental breakfast, each morning. The Days Inn Central is convenient to many area attractions, as well as dining and entertainment venues. 
Drury Inn Denver East
This property is located near Children's Hospital, University of Colorado Hospital and many area Denver attractions. Enjoy our FREE 5:30 Kickback, FREE hot breakfast, FREE wireless Internet access and FREE long distance. Our 5:30 Kickback includes a rotating menu of chicken tenders, meatballs, baked potatoes, salad, chicken wings, beer, wine, soda, mixed drinks and more (subject to state and local laws). Our QUIKSTART breakfast buffet includes scrambled eggs, sausage, Belgian waffles, biscuits and gravy, fresh fruit, bagels, and pastries. Enjoy our exercise room, business center, swimming pool and spa tub.
Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center
Connected to an extensive complex of Denver high-tech businesses and office parks, the Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center in Denver, Colo., has emerged as a virtual Mecca among corporate kingfish and business travelers. Located just 10 miles south of downtown and five miles from the JFK Golf Course, this seven-story hotel offers complimentary shuttles to businesses and attractions within a five-mile radius. Appealing to a predominately business class, Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center offers corporate executives and professionals a host of attractive business-friendly amenities, including complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, business center, translation services, conference and banquet facilities and complimentary newspapers.
Hotel 3737 Denver
Hotel 3737 is located eighteen miles from Denver International Airport and five miles from Downtown Denver. The hotel is near the heart of the city and it is walking distance to major shopping and entertainment. This hotel underwent a renovation in 2002 and offers many amenities that promote a comfortable stay. Hotel 3737 serves guests a complimentary, hot breakfast each morning. The guestrooms have been equipped with a full range of conveniences. The King-bedded rooms have a work desk with an ergonomic chair. For recreation, the hotel features a large, outdoor, seasonal pool, open from May to October. A well-equipped fitness room is onsite, as well as a gift shop.
Hotel Monaco Denver - A Kimpton Hotel
Hotel Monaco Denver is in downtown Denver, Colo. The hotel is within two blocks of the 16th Street Mall, Colorado Convention Center, and Wells Fargo Theatre. The Tabor Center, Lower Downtown District (LoDo), and Larimer Square are within five blocks. The hotel is also within one mile of Coors Field, the Pepsi Center, and the U.S. Mint. Hotel Monaco Denver features Panzano restaurant, which serves northern Italian cuisine including homemade pastas and fresh seafood. The restaurant includes a bakery, wine cellar, and bar. The hotel's complimentary fitness center is open 24 hours and offers stair climbers, stationary bicycles, and treadmills. The Aveda Lifestyle Spa & Salon is on site, and meeting space spans 4,000 square feet.
La Quinta Inn And Suites Denver Airport/Dia
Located just outside of Denver International Airport, the La Quinta Inn & Suites Denver Airport DIA is perfect for overnight stays before or after a late flight (we offer 24-hour shuttle service). State-wide tourist destinations are easy to reach from here including the Rocky Mountains, skiing, snowmobiling, and hiking. Enjoy shopping at Aurora City Place and the Stapleton Northfield shopping district. There is a variety of  Guests enjoy 24-hour access to our fitness center. We also offer a refreshing outdoor pool and relaxing spa in a beautiful courtyard with gazebo, a sundeck and breathtaking mountain views.
La Quinta Inn Denver Cherry Creek Denver
The hotel is within walking distance of Denver University and Jones Realtor College, and is central to renowned area hospitals. With convenient access to I-25 (exit 204), it is easy to reach Cherry Creek Mall, the venues of downtown Denver, Pepsi Center, Invesco Field at Mile High, Coors Field, the Denver Zoo, Museum of Natural Science, and Six Flags Park.  The La Quinta Inn Denver Cherry Creek provides a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM every morning. There is a 24-hour restaurant next door; in-room delivery is available. Across the street is a video arcade/bar/restaurant and United Artist Theater. Spacious rooms are filled with amenities and our courteous front desk staff is available 24 hours.
Loews Denver Hotel
A leader among the trend-setting hotels in the Rocky Mountain State, Loews Denver Hotel is an imaginative boutique-style hotel catering to leisure vacationers and captains of industry. Located just two miles from the Cherry Creek shopping district, the hotel offers shuttle service, for a fee, to attractions within a six-mile radius. Inspired by Italian Renaissance design, the hotel lobby welcomes visitors with a display of marble floors and ionic columns, arched corridors, crimson velveteen couches and a hand-sculpted fireplace. Guests will feel a warm invitation, as this kid-friendly hotel celebrates the arrival of the whole family, with child-proof games, kids' menus and supervised activities.
Quality Inn Central Denver
Nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and boasting 300 days of sunshine each year, Denver is truly an outdoor enthusiastís paradise.  Centrally located in Denver, this property is near Denver Coliseum, Coors Field, and 16th Street Mall. Additional nearby points of interest include Denver's Downtown Aquarium. Recreational amenities at Quality Inn Central Denver include an outdoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool. Other amenities include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and complimentary parking.  Guestrooms offer air conditioning, free local calls, and complimentary newspapers; rooms also include refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers.
Ramada Denver Downtown
The Ramada Denver Downtown is located in Denver, Colo., within one mile of The Fillmore Auditorium, the State Capitol, Civic Center Park and the U.S. Mint. The Denver Zoo, Pepsi Center, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and the Colorado Convention Center are positioned within two miles of this property. Other notable attractions located within three miles are Invesco Field and the Denver Coliseum. The hotel's limited-hours restaurant serves breakfasts daily and lunches on weekends. There is a seasonal outdoor pool, seasonal spa tub and complimentary fitness facility. The hotel offers complimentary parking and shuttle service to attractions within a three-mile radius of the property. 
Ramada Inn And Suites Denver International Airport
This Ramada Inn is 6 miles from Denver International Airport  and 10 miles from the Denver Zoo. Downtown Denver is 13 miles away. Complimentary airport-shuttle service is available 24 hours a day. This smoke-free hotel also features an indoor pool, a spa tub, a sundeck, and a fitness center. Ramada Inn Denver International Airport serves a complimentary Continental breakfast each morning. Guestrooms at this Denver hotel feature plush-top mattresses, complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access, and cable TV with premium channels. All rooms come with coffee/tea makers, compact refrigerators, and microwave ovens. 
Red Lion Hotel Denver Central
Gently gracing the Rocky Mountain Sky, the 100% smoke-free Red Lion Hotel Denver Central is a sanctuary of relief and comfort among leisure travelers and business professionals. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle transportation to Denver International Airport and Northfield Shopping Center; advance arrangements are required. This hotel is 1.5 miles from Dick's Sporting Goods Sports Park, and within five miles of downtown Denver, the Pepsi Center and Elitch Gardens. Located just five miles from the hotel property, the Denver Museum of Art houses 40,000 works of art on a seven floor building designed by I M Pei, architect of the pyramid in the courtyard of the Louvre in Paris. 
The Curtis - A Doubletree Hotel Denver
The Curtis - a Doubletree Hotel is located in central downtown Denver, Colo., directly across the street from the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The Colorado Convention Center is one block from the hotel. Sixteenth Street Mall is two blocks away. Pepsi Center and Coors Field are one mile from the hotel. Contemporary oak-paneled walls and modern lighting decorate the hotel's lobby, which includes a café, lounge and sitting area with television. The hotel's signature restaurant, Corner Office Restaurant and Martini Bar, serves contemporary American and regional cuisine. 
Magnolia Hotel Denver
Sleek and sophisticated, Magnolia Hotel Denver is positioned one block from 16th Street shopping. The Colorado Convention Center and the Denver Performing Arts Complex are just three blocks away. Coors Field and the Pepsi Center are one mile away. Six Flags Elitch Gardens, Colorado's Ocean Journey and the Children's Museum of Denver, are all within two miles of the hotel. Denver's teeming thoroughfares and quick pace melt into oblivion as guests enter the Magnolia Hotel Denver's intimate lobby. Travelers are greeted by stunning magnolia floral arrangements, inviting leather sofas, high wingback chairs and a crackling fireplace.
Warwick Denver Hotel
The Warwick Denver Hotel is located in Downtown Denver's trendy Uptown neighborhood. This Colorado hotel is three blocks from the State Capitol, four blocks from 16th Street Mall and eight blocks from the Denver Convention Center and the Pepsi Center. The hotel offers complimentary town car services within the downtown area. Warwick Denver Hotel offers 10,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. Wireless Internet access is available. A heated rooftop pool provides a 360-degree view of the Rocky Mountains and downtown. The hotel offers a business center and a fitness center. Randolph's Restaurant & Bar features New West cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. 
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