Named for the castle-shaped monolith that rests in the center of town, Castle Rock is part of the Denver Metro area. The first settlers descended on the area because of rumors that gold lay in the soil, but they stayed for good after rhyolite was found. Castle Rock was the fourth best place to live according to Money Magazine, and it is home to almost 59,000 people.
There are several hotel options in the city limits of Castle Rock and even more choices within a few miles. Many hotels rest where Castle Rock and Denver meet, making them prime locations for travelers looking to enjoy the city and countryside.
Best Time to Visit Castle Rock, CO
Castle Rock enjoys a semi-arid climate that yields cold, snowy winter months and hot, wet summer months. The coldest months of the year are January, February, and December with average highs around 45 degrees Fahrenheit and lows around 20 degrees. During the winter, it's not uncommon for temperatures to dip below freezing. The hottest months are July and August with average highs near 90. It's not unusual for daytime temperatures in the summer to reach well over 90 degrees.
The rainiest month of the year is August, with almost one out of three days seeing rain. July and April are wetter months as well. Snowfall peaks in December through March, with most of the snowfall occurring in just a few days.
Most of the popular attractions in Castle Rock are outdoors. Peak travel happens in summer months since that's the most popular time for family vacations; hotel rooms fill quickly during these times. Winter months experience less tourism, but the city is still a nice place to visit during cold weather. The shoulder months of March through May and September through November see fewer visitors, and travelers can find hotels at less costly rates.
Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Castle Rock, CO:
Castle Rock by Star Rating
Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean price trends by star rating class in Castle Rock, CO. You can use these line graphs to evaluate the most cost effective time period to book a room in Castle Rock for your upcoming travels.
Luxury Hotels near Castle Rock, CO
4 Star Average Prices: $115.07
Finding a top-of-the-line hotel with superior service, decadent rooms, and ample amenities is easy. The Hilton Denver Inverness is a four-star hotel that's a quick jaunt north on I-25 from Castle Rock. Visitors sleep well atop a pillow top mattress after a pampering massage or facial at the hotel's spa. The hotel is a sports lover's dream with expansive gardens, tennis and golf courts, a fitness center, and an indoor and outdoor pool. Services include bellhop and concierge availability, valet parking, and limo and town car rental.
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott-Denver Tech Center/South is just a short drive north on I-25. It rests close to Park Meadows Mall, Sky Ridge Medical Center, and Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre. Kids will love the cable channels, in-room video game consoles, and free Wi-Fi. Guests can work up a sweat in the fitness center before a relaxing soak in the spa tub or an invigorating dip in the indoor pool. Other perks include a business center, laundry and dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and free parking. Reviewing travelers stated the hotels has “comfortable rooms and beds and tasty breakfast.”
The Sheraton Denver Tech Center Hotel is a bit further north from Castle Rock than the other higher-end hotel choices, but it's still less than a half-hour drive. The hotel's 263 rooms rest conveniently in Denver's business district. From express check-in to express check-out, business travelers will love the 24-hour business center and health club. Concierge services, free area shuttles, and laundry and dry cleaning make business travel easier. Visitors will love having a cocktail on the outdoor terrace with its fire pits and cushy seating. Room service, a restaurant, and a coffee shop and cafe make eating in simple.
Affordable Hotels in Castle Rock, CO
3 Star Average Prices: $115.43
Visitors wanting a hotel away from Denver's bustling city life may consider Super 8 Castle Rock. The hotel is a half-mile from downtown Castle Rock, Plum Creek Golf Club, and the Outlets at Castle Rock, an outlet mall. It's just a few minutes' drive on Interstate 25 to highway 470 and less than 25 miles to downtown Denver. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi and cable TV for downtime entertainment. Travelers save even more with free parking and free continental breakfast.
Days Inn & Suites Castle Rock welcomes visitors to stay in one of its 60 rooms. This hotel is also near the Outlets at Castle Rock, Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course, and Castle Pines Golf Club. It rests just off highway 86 and is around 25 miles from downtown Denver. Kids will love playing in the indoor pool while parents relax in the spa tub or workout in the fitness center. Travelers save with free parking, newspapers, and breakfast. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV help keep everyone entertained.
At Extended Stay America Denver-Park Meadows, guests find themselves conveniently situated at the junction of I-25 and highway 470. Each room includes a desk, a 32-inch flat screen TV, and kitchenette with fridge, microwave, and stovetop. Free Wi-Fi keeps business travelers up-to-date, and cable programming helps them relax. On-site laundry facilities and barbecue grills make this hotel feel a little like home. Top off a visit with a complimentary breakfast.