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“THE OXFORD, DENVER REVISISTED”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Oxford Hotel

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The Oxford Hotel
Ranked #4 of 156 Hotels in Denver
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“THE OXFORD, DENVER REVISISTED”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

I have previously reviewed this hotel back in November when my husband, dog and myself were traveling cross country. It was not up to our expectations after reading numerous glowing reviews. At any rate I would like to rescind my initial review and post a more positive one. On our trip back to Los Angeles we stopped once again in Denver....having driven through Nebraska after it's first snowfall of the year and horrific driving conditions we were looking forward to Denver. My husband, contrary to my choice of hotels wanted to stay at the Oxford again. I relented, simply because I knew that the location would be perfect, I was willing to forgo comfort.
Upon check-in we were given an upgrade....when we got to our room we were more than happy, thrilled was more like it. Double windows, a bed that didn't need a chair to be hoisted up into and a normal bath. This room was heaven! We were so exhausted from our trip up until this point, we decided to stay an extra day to bathe ourselves in comfort.
It was 8 degrees so there wasn't a whole lot to do, but the lobby was cozy with a fire blazing and there is a restaurant attached to the hotel which was very convenient.
Everyone at the hotel was very accommodating and seemed to really try to make our stay enjoyable. We would definitely return to this hotel, and since they allow dogs it's a def thumbs up!

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2012

This hotel first opened it's doors in 1891. It's been refurbished and offers all the modern conveniences but, retains it's original elegance. It's a warm, cozy, sparkling clean boutique hotel full of gorgeous antiques. The valet (super nice and very accommodating) takes your car to a parking garage a few blocks away. There is no on street parking - it's downtown Denver which is metered. If you want, the hotel also has a town car available to take you to dinner.

Justin (who was wonderful!) checked us in. We settled in to our lovely room, then explored the other floors. As you get off the elevator, on each floor you see a lounge area with overstuffed chairs. If so inclined, this would be a very pleasant place to sit and read one of the books from the library located above the check-in area. These areas also serve as a place to get your morning coffee or tea from silver urns. After we were done exploring, we went down stairs to the Cruise Room Martini Bar. It's located on the first floor I was told by a friend that the bar is patterned after a bar in the Queen Mary. Whether or not it was, it is a fantastic place to have a drink including any kind of martini you could imagine. They also have a nice wine selection. We had no trouble finding a place to sit only because we got in there early. By the time we left for our dinner reservations at 7:30 pm, the place was SRO.

The bed was very comfortable, the towels were plentiful and the toiletries were high end. All and I all - I would highly recommend this hotel.

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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

The Oxford is a lovely, refurbished hotel in downtown Denver, with many great restaurants and shopping within walking distance. While they have many niceties, the car service is of great benefit, as you can arrange rides within a two mile radius of the hotel. The rooms are beautiful, the staff are very accommodating. We had drinks at their handsome bar which were excellent. The only snafu was the reduced staff at breakfast in the dining area. It took longer than expected to receive our food orders and pay. Otherwise, it was a very pleasant place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2012

It almost became comical...can we check in early...yes..no problem. No, I'm sorry, we are sold out of 2 double bed rooms...would a junior suite work? Need a late check out? Yes, we can do that....need the Town car to pick you up...you guessed it...they can do that! The service was over the top...very efficient and accommodating! Fabulous location. Fabulous staff. The health club was wonderful...great yoga class on Sunday morning. We loved our stay at the Oxford!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2012

We've done numerous weekend get-aways. The Oxford is by far the nicest hotel we've stayed out - both the hotel and staff. Our room was an intimate period room, adorned with old oak furniture. The staff was wonderful, very accomodating and extremely friendly.

This is a go-back-to place for our future get-aways.

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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Oxford Hotel
Address: 1600 17th Street, Denver, CO 80202-1204
Region: United States > Colorado > Denver
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Denver
#1 Romantic Hotel in Denver
#2 Spa Hotel in Denver
#4 Luxury Hotel in Denver
#9 Business Hotel in Denver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €€€
Hotel Class:4 star — The Oxford Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Oxford Hotel is Denver's oldest and most historic hotel - located in Denver's popular Lower Downtown neighborhood. Offering luxurious charm with modern day amenities, you'll find no two rooms alike at this independent hotel. ... more   less 
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