Spend Valentine’s Day at The Brown Palace

RomanceLove is in the air this Valentine’s Day and there is no better place to spend the holiday than at The Brown Palace. Whether you’re treating your sweetheart to drinks, dinner, a weekend getaway, or all of the above, we’ve got the perfect solution to light the fire this Valentine’s Day.


One of the more obvious romantic gestures, flowers on Valentine’s Day is a must. Stop by the Brown Palace Flower Shop and pick up a bouquet for that special someone.


Start off the evening at the Ship Tavern for Happy Hour. With a wide variety of microbrews, specialty cocktails and wine, pre-dinner drinks are a perfect way to get the evening started off on the right foot.

Date Night.

Take advantage of the romantic Valentine’s Day Package from the Palace Arms and treat your sweetie to a night on the town. Available on February 14th and 15th only, enjoy a three-course prix fixe dinner at the Palace Arms along with a bottle of champagne, complimentary parking, and an evening stay in one of our luxurious, romantic suites.

Weekend Escape.

Extend the romance for a weekend getaway or Sunday Brunch with one our limited time Valentine’s Day Specials. Available until February 17th, indulge in chocolate covered strawberries and a bottle of champagne while tucked away in a romantic Brown Palace suite. Enticed by those delicious chocolate covered strawberries and champagne? Join us for Valentine’s Day Chocolate Sunday Brunch for two at Ellyngton’s the morning after your romantic evening stay.

Affairs of the Heart Tour.

Let hotel historian, Debra Faulkner, show you around the property and enlighten you with all the juicy details of various love affairs that have taken place at The Brown Palace over the past century.

For more information on Valentine’s Day Specials and Packages available at The Brown Palace, please call 303.297.3111 or email concierge@brownpalace.com.

Traditions, Feasts and Decorations… Why We Love the Holiday Season!

Why spend the holidays with us at The Brown Palace? Let us count the reasons…

5. Whether you’re passing through Denver on business or hunkering down for a weekend of romance, The Brown Palace has a range of specials and packages perfect for every guest. From the Ultimate Romance Package to Breakfast in Bed, there is something for everyone this holiday season.

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4. Afternoon Tea is the ideal occasion for a holiday outing for the whole family. The longstanding tradition of scones, tea and pastries enjoyed over the soothing sounds of a harpist or pianist in the Atrium Lobby will create lasting holiday memories for years to come.


3. It’s the perfect place to treat yourself to a bit of pampering during the holiday season. The Brown Palace Spa offers the ultimate ‘Spa-Time’ experience seven day a week. A favorite for the cold weather during the holidays? Try the Colorado Hot Stone Massage or the Colorado Hot Stone Mani or Pedi!

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2. The Brown Palace is located in the heart of downtown Denver, right where you want to be for the best holiday shopping on 16th Street Mall and all of Denver’s holiday festivals and events in the downtown area.

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1. Because the holiday decorations at The Brown Palace are unmatched and absolutely stunning. Not to mention, the city is all ablaze with colored lights stretching from Union Station to the City and County Building now through the end of December.

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Ring in the New Year at The Brown Palace

New Year’s Eve is the ultimate night to celebrate, so why not ring in 2014, Brown Palace style? We are hosting several events to welcome the New Year including a night full of music, a special dinner, and package deals on overnight accommodations.

Come dance the night away to live music in the beautiful Atrium Lobby. For $99 a person, the celebration offers heavy hors d’oeuvres, a champagne toast and party favors. Enjoy music from a solo pianist from 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Then from 8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m., John Kite and The Majestics will take over the stage while guests cut a little rug. There are four seating times available, so call today to reserve a spot as reservations are required.


If jazz is more your cup of tea, the Ship Tavern is also offering live entertainment. Hank Troy has the stage from 8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Jazz and Blues Singer Wendy Harston joins him starting at 10:30 p.m.  The Ship Tavern will be serving its regular al la carte menu until 11 p.m.

We would love for party-goers to stay the night with us after the celebrations. Book the special New Year’s Eve package deal for overnight accommodations, a bottle of champagne upon arrival and complimentary parking. Guests may also enjoy a four-course dinner for two in the luxurious Palace Arms. Plus, the package price provides entrance into the celebration in the Atrium Lobby to join in a night of dancing and a midnight champagne toast. Room prices start at $649, but are filling up fast.

The celebration doesn’t end at midnight! We’re offering a New Year’s Day brunch to refuel after that night of dancing. From 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. come fill up with our Ellyngton’s Dom Perignon Brunch. The cost starts at $63.95 and Dom Perignon is available by the glass. Ellyngton’s will also be open for breakfast from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. We’ll also be offering our regular Lobby Tea and Cocktails from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

We hope you’ll join us as we ring in the New Year. Call today and reserve your room or seats for one of The Brown Palace’s events. We guarantee the celebrations will start 2014 off right!

A Palace Fit For A King

If you grow hair on your face, listen up! We’re calling all beards, mustaches and everything in between to tap into your manly side during No-Shave November. Gather your friends and watch the Manning/Welker combo crush everything in their path while enjoying a beefy Prime Rib sandwich and a fat stogie at The Brown Palace.

ship tavern cigarFrom limited-time micro brew packages to the “Great Gatsby” moments cultivated by a stellar Cuban cigar, The Brown Palace is the perfect place to kick back, have a drink, and enjoy the company of good people. Spark one up in the Churchill Bar while sipping a well-aged whiskey on the rocks or grab a bar stool and watch the game with friends at the Ship Tavern.

Looking for a solid man weekend in the Mile High City?

Now through December 29, 2013, The Brown Palace is offering a signature brew-inspired package, complete with a tasting of hand-crafted beers at Ship Tavern. The “Mighty Micro-Brew Package” includes luxury accommodations in one of the Brown Palace’s comfortable suites, two signature micro beers of your choice from the Ship Tavern each night, and signature Brown Palace apparel that will look stupendous with that November Mountain Man beard you’ve been flaunting around the office all month.

Just want quick drinks or a bite to eat?

The Ship Tavern, one of the hotel’s renowned restaurants which opened after the repeal of Prohibition, offers a wide variety of delicious (and large!) entrees and seasonal draft beers. Some menu highlights include the prime rib sandwich or prime rib dinner (with potatoes and green beans), the Tavern Burger, and Brown Palace Cask-style beer (created especially for The Brown in partnership with Wynkoop Brewery).

No matter what the occasion, The Brown Palace has just what you need for unwinding after a busy day at work or a brew-inspired weekend on the town. Name your poison, we’ve got you covered.

10 Reasons a Brown Palace Weekend Getaway is the Perfect Choice

1. Heritage

We’ve been open every day since Aug. 12, 1892. Many changes have taken place over the years, but one thing remains the same – the grandeur and grace of one of Denver’s most elegant hotels.



2. Afternoon Tea

…Where drifting pinky fingers are encouraged. Enjoy a pot of properly brewed tea and scones served with Devonshire cream and preserves, savory tea sandwiches and a decadent selection of tea pastries.

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3. Appointed Comfort

In-room amenities, exquisite furnishings, stunning décor and our quintessential setting create the perfect blend of modern convenience and traditional elegance.

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4. Sunday Brunch

Freshly carved meats, salad stations, sushi stations, fresh seafood, eggs and waffles, cakes, pies, pastries, oh and a lot of champagne. Need we say more?

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5. Location

At the corner of 17th and Broadway in the heart of downtown Denver, The Brown Palace offers close proximity to some of the city’s best restaurants and entertainment.

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6. Culinary Genius

Experience Colorado’s thriving culinary and beverage scene at any of the hotel’s six dining venues including Palace Arms, Churchill Bar, Ship Tavern, and Ellyngton’s Restaurant. Just drinks? Visit Brown Palace Tea & Coffee or sip cocktails in the Atrium Lobby.



7. Holiday Magic

Downtown Denver is truly magical during the holiday season. Don’t wait for a special occasion, make your own!



8. The Royal Bee Initiative

From new signature products and honey treatments in the spa to inventive cocktails, sweet recipes, handcrafted beer and one-of-a-kind bourbon, The Brown Palace is taking the sustainability to a whole new level with innovative offerings that incorporate the honey from its own rooftop bee colonies.

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9. Spa Bliss

Spanning two floors in an area that historically featured Turkish baths, the Brown Palace spa has pampered guests with its natural spring water drawn from the hotel’s own artesian well since opening its doors in 1892.



10. Romance

Love is in the air with special packages perfect for couples seeking a romantic, luxurious getaway.



The Denver Art Museum Brings Paris to the Mile High

Screen Shot 2013-10-22 at 9.26.43 AMStarting this Sunday, October 27, and lasting through February 9, 2014, The Denver Art Museum will open a trio of exhibitions focusing on French art from the late 1600s to the early 1900s. The exhibits explore changes in art and society during three pivotal centuries in art history. Guests will get a sense of the changes in French culture during the absolute monarchy of Louis XIV and all the way through the impressionist works of Claude Monet during the late 20th century.  Some big names to anticipate include Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Pierre-Auguste Renoir as well as a rare opportunity to view eleven works by Claude Monet at one time.

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In celebration of the Denver Art Museum exhibit, The Brown Palace is now offering an exclusive ‘Passport to Paris’ package in order to offer guests a luxurious resting place to contemplate and reflect about the masterpieces featured at the DAM. Enjoy a cigar in the Churchill bar, sip a French martini at Ellyngton’s Restaurant, enjoy afternoon tea in the atrium, all while you relish in the authenticity of The Brown’s iconic footprint in Denver’s history. Rates starting at $259 offer a one-night stay in the Brown Palace’s luxury guest suites, two VIP tickets to the Passport to Paris exhibit at the Denver Art Museum and a commemorative gift to remind you of your time spent walking through the streets of Paris a mile above sea level.  Let us take care of the details while you marvel in the magic of French art through the centuries.


“Staycation” at the Brown Palace this October

In Colorado and looking for the perfect weekend getaway or a spooktacular Halloween adventure? You don’t have to go far! Located in the heart of downtown Denver, the Brown Palace has everything you need for a good Halloween scare or a quick staycation to tide you over until the holiday season.

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Haunted Happy Hour – ONE NIGHT ONLY! (Friday, October 25, 2013)

What past personalities and incidents potentially haunt the 121-year-old hotel? Join hotel historian, Debra Faulkner, for a Haunted Happy Hour and see what you can detect – or sense – for yourself!

As part of this exclusive “spirited” offering, guests will enjoy a haunted reception with Halloween-inspired hors d’oeuvres and handcrafted cocktails, exhibition of The Brown’s reported sightings and captured phenomena, a private guided tour through the hotel’s most popular, spirited spots and an evening stay at The Brown Palace.

Calling All Colorado Residents!

It’s almost time for the holiday season and summer vacation is now a spec in your rearview mirror. Don’t waste your PTO on a long weekend right before the holidays. Look no further than your own backyard for the perfect staycation at one of Denver’s most iconic hotels. Colorado guests are invited to stay at the Brown Palace for a special room rate of just $189/night from Thursday through Sundays now until December.

Want to tool around the city during your escape but worried about parking? Worry not! This offer also includes 50% off valet services for Colorado guests. Don’t forget to tag your Brown Palace staycation photos with #BrownPalace on Instagram and your images could become our next “Photo of the Day” to be featured on Facebook and Twitter. 

Hotel Discounts for Active Military Members at The Brown Palace

With Veterans Day coming up, people across our beautiful country are coming together to appreciate our land of the free, home of the brave—and to reflect upon the sacrifices made by our courageous service men and women. Here at The Brown Palace, our gratitude extends beyond Veterans Day. We like to show our appreciation year round by extending a special package to our heroes at home.

Whether you’re coming back from deployment and want to enjoy a romantic night with that special someone or are just looking for a fun night on the town in Denver, you can enjoy special perks and discounts when you show us your active military ID.

Package Includes:

  • 10% off room rate
  • Guaranteed upgrade to next available room category
  • 15% discount in all restaurants and spa with military ID

To book, please call 303-297-3111 or 800-321-2599.

Celebrate Father’s Day at The Brown Palace

Doesn’t dad deserve a special treat for all his hard work on Father’s Day? We make it easy for you to recognize everything that he does for you at The Brown Palace with a variety of amenities that will make dad feel like a king on this Father’s Day. Here is a guide to make the most of Father’s Day at The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa here in Denver, Colorado.

Start off the perfect Father’s Day weekend with a single malt whiskey and a cigar in Churchill Cigar Bar. Follow that up with a Colorado Sidecar in the lobby while listening to John Kite preform with his jazz trio. He’d love to play you your favorite Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday or Louis Armstrong tune as you sit back and enjoy the night.

Now that you’re all jazzed up, indulge in the region’s best prime rib at Ship Tavern. If you want to go a step further in making this the ultimate Father’s Day weekend, take advantage of our spa services tailored just for men or let us arrange a round of golf at a nearby course. Retreat to your own Top of the Brown suite to take advantage of the views of the Denver skyline.

Wake up Sunday with the anticipation of Father’s Day Sunday Brunch at Ellyngton’s. With a vast selection or beautifully prepared breakfast dishes, salad, sushi, fresh seafood and baked good there’s a little bit something for everyone. This food accompanied by flowing mimosas are sure to make for a Sunday and an entire weekend to remember for years. We will be giving away special prizes to lucky dads who join us. For Sunday brunch reservations at Ellyngton’s please visit our OpenTable page. Sunday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

For more information regarding reservations or for general inquiries please call 303.297.3111 or e-mail us at concierge@brownpalace.com.


Mother’s Day Ideas in Denver from The Brown Palace

Doesn’t mom deserve a special treat or even a relaxing spa treatment on Mother’s Day? We make it easy for all moms to relax here at The Brown Palace with a variety of amenities that will make any mom feel like a queen on Mother’s Day. Here is a guide to make the most of Mother’s Day at The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa here in Denver, Colorado.

Spa Treatments. At the spa at The Brown Palace treat mom to a series of massages, facials, body treatments, manicures & pedicures, nail treatments, waxing services and salon hair care. With over 5,000 square feet of space, 6 different treatment rooms, a variety of custom treatments, and special soaks, our spa is the perfect place to treat mom like a queen for the whole weekend or just for a couple of hours. Please visit here for a full list of spa treatments and amenities and to make reservations.

Traditional Afternoon Tea. For an afternoon of relaxation for your mom to enjoy solo or with her lovely children, be sure to take part in The Brown’s longstanding tradition of afternoon tea. Afternoon tea offers an elegant setting where you all can enjoy tea, scones, tea pastries and tea sandwiches, all of which are artfully prepared by our culinary staff daily. You will also experience the soothing sounds of The Brown’s harpist or pianist during afternoon tea. To ensure a spot at afternoon tea you can make reservations now. Open daily from 12-4pm in our atrium lobby.

Sunday Brunch at Ellyngton’s. Nothing will top Mother’s Day brunch like the Dom Perignon Champagne Brunch at Ellyngton’s. With a vast selection or beautifully prepared breakfast dishes, salad, sushi, fresh seafood and baked good there’s a little bit something for everyone. This food accompanied by flowing mimosas are sure to make for a Sunday and an entire weekend to remember for years. For Sunday brunch reservations at Ellyngton’s please visit our OpenTable page. Sunday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Brown Palace Flower Shop. And for those of you that wait till the last minute or just want to go the extra mile on Mother’s Day, The Brown Palace Flower Shop will make a flower arrangement that will make all other moms jealous.  Whether is’s an orchid or a dozen of roses, your mom will love the sight and smell of the flowers you give her. To order your arrangement today please visit our Brown Palace Flowers Page.

For more information regarding reservations or for general inquiries please call 303.297.3111 or e-mail us at concierge@brownpalace.com.