Look at that scenery there, will you? That’s what you’ll see if you’re ready to call Boulder “home.”
If you’re moving to Boulder to live the life you’ve always imagined, you’re going to need some temporary digs to call home while you do your house hunting. Boulder hotels are-a-plenty, though it can be a challenge on some high activity weekends to get your first choice in hotel.
So, to make your Boulder house hunting trip a bit easier, here are a few tips on scoring a hotel and ideas for booking beyond Boulder for the most hassle-free trip experience.
Luxury Hotels for House Hunting in Boulder
If you’re looking for the royal treatment after a long day of Boulder house hunting, there are only two hotels that will do:
The St. Julien – Walnut Street between 9th and 11th Streets
The Boulderado – 13th Street between Spruce and Pine
Standard Hotels for House Hunting in Boulder
Now, if you’re focused more on putting your duckets into your future Boulder home, you might want to stay on a tighter hotel budget for your Boulder house hunting trip. Here are some ideas for a great night’s sleep on a cost-conscious budget:
Boulder University Inn – Broadway close to Canyon
Boulder Creek Quality Inn and Suites – Arapahoe and 20th Street
The Bradley Boulder Inn (B&B) – 16th Street between Pearl and Spruce
The Boulder Marriott – Canyon between 18th Street and Folsom
Best Western Golden Buff Lodge – 28th Street between Canyon and Walnut
Millenium Harvest House Boulder – 28th Street between Colorado and Canyon
Great Hotels Beyond Boulder for House Hunting Trips
Sometimes Boulder hotels get booked. Don’t sweat it — you can stay just outside of Boulder off of Highway 36 and have a straight shot, nearly traffic-free ride into Boulder. Here are multiple hotels just “over the hill” from Boulder proper — and they’re all convenient to freeway access.
The Renaissance Boulder Flatirons (Highway 36 and Interlocken Loop) – about 10 miles outside of Boulder
Aloft Hotel (Highway 36 and Highway 287) – about 13 miles outside of Boulder
Omni Interlocken (Highway 36 and Interlocken) – about 11 miles outside of Boulder
Courtyard Boulder Louisville (Highway 36 and McCaslin) – about 8 miles outside of Boulder
LaQuinta Inn and Suites (Highway 36 and McCaslin) – about 8 miles outside of Boulder
And one final tip: with as busy as weeks and weekends can get in Boulder, don’t wait to book your hotel. Your Boulder house hunting trip should be as stress-free as possible, so book early, book online, and roll into town ready to find your Boulder dream home.
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