by Amanda Norcross
Opened in 2019, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center is the brand’s fifth property (with four others in National Harbor, Maryland; Kissimmee, Florida; Grapevine, Texas; and Nashville). The expansive resort is located in Aurora, Colorado, at the edge of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. It’s convenient to downtown Denver, Denver International Airport, and Rocky Mountain National Park, making it a good base for adventures in Colorado.
The resort has a total of 1,501 guestrooms and suites; eight onsite restaurants and bars; a stunning fitness center and spa; and, best of all for families, an indoor and outdoor pool with a lazy river!
Be sure to check out the resort’s regular events and packages, which include the popular holiday happenings for which Gaylord is known.
Our Editor Loves
- Central location to area attractions
- Indoor and outdoor pool with lazy river
- Eight different dining options onsite
- Connecting Rooms
- Free Wi-Fi
- Onsite Dining
Stayed at the Gaylord for a Business Conference in October. The hotel staff was absolutely phenomenal from first check in until I checked out of the hotel.
I had a room over looking the front, was a double queen. The rooms were very large, came with a mini fridge, large TV and large bathroom.
I loved how they gave you as much bottled water you requested. Typically I will buy a case of water but since my conference was at the hotel, the closet CVS was about a $25.00 Lyft ride.
I would stay again and highly recommend this Hotel to my family and friends.
I recently stayed here for four nights for a business convention and overall my stay was wonderful.
1. The hotel is brand new so the rooms were very clean, quiet and comfortable.
2. The pool area was very nice, they had bar side service so that's a plus.
3. Choice of restaurants was nice, but they are expensive.
4. Free shuttle to train which can take you into downtown Denver, very convenient.
1. Location. The hotel is in the middle of nowhere. There isn't anything within walking distance and downtown Denver is a 30 min train ride or a $30.00 uber trip one way.
2. Expensive! The restaurants are expensive, and while good, with only a few options and nothing close by you are at the whim of the hotel prices.
Overall this is a nice hotel but I wouldn't stay here again if I was looking for something close to the Denver action.