Motels in Lakewood, CO

by Mark Heidelberger Google
Lakewood, Colorado, is part of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield statistical metropolitan area.

Lakewood, Colorado, is part of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield statistical metropolitan area.

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The Lakewood area of Colorado offers visitors a host of nationally recognized, brand name motels to choose from, many of which are designed to offer budget-conscious travelers comfortable accommodations that won't break the bank. While amenities and recreational opportunities may be limited, guests will find that they have convenient access to sights and attractions in nearby Denver without having to incur the exorbitant costs associated with in-city hotels.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Denver Southwest Lakewood

The 128-room La Quinta Inn & Suites is located in a quiet suburban setting near attractions like Bandimere Speedway and Red Rocks Park. Guests have use of a coin-operated laundry facility and various free services like on-site parking, morning newspapers, high-speed Internet access and continental breakfasts with waffles and fresh fruit. An outdoor swimming pool with sunning area and state-of-the-art fitness center provide recreational opportunities, while business travelers also have access to spacious meeting facilities. For lunch and dinner, several Mexican-style eateries are close by, including Sandrita's II and Chipotle Mexican Grill. Guest rooms are spread over five floors and feature amenities like cable television, microwaves and dataport phones with voice mail functionality. Five multi-room suites are also available upon request.

Super 8 Lakewood/Denver Area

The Super 8 motel is nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains near points of interest like the Southwest Plaza Mall, Dinosaur Ridge and Foothills Golf Course. In addition, outdoor enthusiasts will find easy access to local fishing holes, bike paths and hiking trails. The property features a 24-hour front desk and an outdoor parking lot that can accommodate trucks, buses and RVs of all sizes. A complimentary light breakfast is offered each morning while the Old Chicago pizza parlor and El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant are right across the street. Each guest room has a Wi-Fi connection, hair dryer and premium cable channels like HBO, while some rooms also have microwaves. Handicapped accessible rooms are available upon request. In addition, pets are welcome to stay for a small extra fee each night.

Motel 6 Denver - Lakewood

The two-story Motel 6 offers extremely low, budget-friendly room rates, while attractions like the Pepsi Center, Denver US Mint and Six Flags Elitch Gardens are all within six miles of the premises. The property includes a guest laundry, seasonal outdoor swimming pool and wireless Internet connection for a small daily fee. Access to public transportation is close by, while several local restaurants like Carino's Italian and Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar are within walking distance. Each guest unit is outfitted with ultra-soft bedding, expanded cable, unlimited coffee and direct-dial phones with free local calling. Well-behaved pets and service animals are welcome at no charge. Also, guests must be 18 years of age or older to check in, but any children with them stay free.

Comfort Suites Southwest

The 71-room Comfort Suites Southwest is convenient to the Denver Federal Center and Coors Field ballpark as well as the Colorado Convention Center. Guests can enjoy a heated indoor swimming pool and two hot tubs, an exercise room, free morning paper, elevators and interior corridors. Corporate travelers also have access to an unstaffed business center and copy/fax services. A free full breakfast is served daily near the lobby, while lunch and dinner spots like Red Robin and the Macaroni Grill are all nearby. Sizable room accommodations feature satellite TV, microwaves, refrigerators and individual climate controls. This property is 100 smoke-free and FEMA-approved for government and military travelers. Additionally, Choice Privileges Rewards Program members can earn and redeem points here that are good for airline miles and free overnight stays.

About the Author

Mark Heidelberger has been writing for more than 22 years, from articles and short stories to novels and screenplays. He is a consummate foodie, loves to travel and has run several businesses, all of which influence his work. He also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from UCLA.

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