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2 New Downtown Denver Hotels, More New and Renovated News Out West
Rooftop terrace at Hyatt Centric Downtown Denver. Credit: Stephan Werk, Werk Creative
Stay up to date on the latest venue openings and property renovations, including these found in the West.
A modern meeting space transformation debuted earlier this year at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. The property unveiled a $2 million renovation to its more than 17,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, with oversight by Wimberly Interiors, featuring a top-to-bottom transformation of walls, light fixtures, carpeting and furniture.
Attendees can now expect warm blues and earth tones that complement the hotel’s Sonoran Desert setting. Three ballrooms provide flexible space for groups of various sizes and open up to foyers with floor-to-ceiling glass doors or windows that showcase Pinnacle Peak and the valley below. Smaller breakout rooms and two dedicated boardrooms are ideal for executive meetings and retreats.
Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North is located in the scenic foothills of Pinnacle Peak with 210 recently renovated guest rooms, including 22 suites. Other amenities include a spa, fitness center and two dining concepts, Talavera and Proof, an American Canteen.
This fall, the historic La Venta Inn in Palos Verdes Estates officially reopened under the leadership of new operator, Megan Walker, CEO and executive chef of esteemed Southern California catering company Made by Meg. The 98-year-old property begins its next chapter with refreshed interiors and Made by Meg as its exclusive caterer.
Known for its unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean, La Venta Inn’s new design and color palette of creams, muted gold, navy and blush make it an ideal canvas for events. In the ballroom, planners will find refinished wood floors complementing modern chandeliers and sconces that exude soft lighting.
When it comes to F&B, Made by Meg serves seasonal, gourmet cuisines with a comprehensive menu that includes over 1,500 dish options.
New luxury hotel Le Méridien Denver Downtown is a design lover’s dream, boasting mid-century modern style and located only steps away from the Mile High City’s entertainment promenade and near the city’s arts and culture district. Also only one block from the Colorado Convention Center, the 20-story property features 272 guest rooms.
The interiors feature a cool color palette paired with millwork that’s reminiscent of the craftsmanship of snowboards and skis. Each guest room is designed with a cool grey color palette with accent color combinations. Artwork throughout the hotel is curated by Denver-based firm NINE dot ARTS and created by local artists. A show-stopping chandelier in the lobby is inspired by the cottonwood trees found throughout Colorado.
The hotel offers more than 12,000 square feet of state-of-the-art event space, including a 5,700-square-foot ballroom, as well as meeting rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. Le Méridien Denver Downtown also boasts the city’s highest open-air rooftop bar, 54thirty, offering unparalleled views of the city and the Rocky Mountains.
Hyatt Centric Debuts in Denver with Scenic Meeting Space
Modern lifestyle hotel brand Hyatt Centric recently debut its latest property, Hyatt Centric Downtown Denver, bringing 264 rooms, a chef-driven restaurant and a rooftop experience to the Denver Metro area. Located at 1776 Champa Street, the new Hyatt Centric is conveniently located near top destinations like the Colorado Convention Center, Denver Center for the Performing Arts and Coors Field.
In the lobby, guests are greeted by a colorful mural depicting Denver’s urban life, Red Rocks Amphitheatre’s music culture and the state’s renowned nature landscape into one vivid picture. In room, guests can expect modern urban decor, walk-in showers and dramatic views on the higher floors.
The hotel’s spacious rooftop terrace offers cityscape views, plush seating and outdoor fireplaces. With sliding-style doors, the outdoor space flows into a prefunction area where planners can also make use of 2,530 square feet of space. The penthouse level also offers a 975-square-foot hospitality suite complete with a dedicated living area, spacious high-end dining table for eight and a private rooftop terrace with mountain and city views.
Onsite restaurant Apple Blossom comes from the owners of Denver’s Beast + Bottle and Coperta. Signature dishes at Apple Blossom include a whole-grilled rainbow trout and an apple turnover with buttermilk ice cream and local honey. The restaurant seats 68 with a 20-seat bar and lounge area and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.