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Aurora, CO: Hotel & Motel Planning Guide

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The Aurora center point is around 2 miles southwest of Buckley Air Force Base and 4 miles southeast of Downtown Aurora.

Welcome to Aurora, one of Colorado's top cities for outdoor fun. With over 300 days of sunshine per year, there's no reason not to explore this city's many parks, trails, and reservoirs. The city is also a major sports center with many national sports tournaments held here each year and a number of high-end sports facilities located in town. But that's not all this city has to offer. From golf and shopping to cultural centers and breweries, there's something for everyone's tastes in this family-friendly Colorado city. More from this guide...

Aurora Hotels & Accommodations

Comfort Inn Denver East 4380 Peoria St., Denver, CO 80239 Website ~5.78 miles north of Aurora
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Denver East 12140 East 45th Ave., Denver, CO 80239 Website ~5.88 miles north of Aurora
  • 3 star Airport hotel
  • 15 suites in hotel
  • Most guests were happy with the bathroom
  • Fantastic service
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Denver Gateway Park : 4460 Peoria St.
+1-800-881-1523
4460 Peoria St., Denver, CO 80239 Website ~5.93 miles north of Aurora
  • Three Star Airport hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Clean, great staff
  • Most guests thought the service was very professional
Crossland Denver Aurora Airport 3705 North Chambers Rd., Aurora, CO 80011 Website
  • 2 star Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Woolleys Classic Suites 16450 East 40th Cir, Aurora, CO 80011
  • High end Airport hotel
  • Shuttle to airport available
From$159
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Best Western Plus Gateway Inn & Suites 800 South Abilene St., Aurora, CO 80012
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Fitness center on property
  • Good breakfast
  • Excellent staff
Woodspring Suites : 15105 East 38th Ave. 15105 East 38th Ave., Aurora, CO 80011
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
Marriott Denver Airport at Gateway Park
+1-888-690-5247
16455 East 40th Cir, Aurora, CO 80011
  • Expensive Airport property
  • Hotel has 238 rooms
  • Great location
  • Bathroom could be optimized
Cambria Suites Denver Airport : 16001 East 40th Cr. 16001 East 40th Cr., Aurora, CO 80011
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
  • Pleasant entrance area
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Residence Inn Denver Airport - Aurora 16490 East 40th Circle, Aurora, CO 80011
  • 3 star Airport property
  • Shuttle to airport available
  • Fair breakfast prices
  • Good access to the airport, said 100%
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Towneplace Suites Denver Airport at Gateway Park : 4100 North Kittredge St. 4100 North Kittredge St., Denver, CO 80239 ~5.32 miles north of Aurora
  • 3 star Airport property
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Rather comfortable
  • Tasty breakfast
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Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Denver Internation 4343 North Airport Way, Denver, CO 80239 ~5.38 miles north of Aurora
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • 75 suites in property
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Homewood Suites Denver International Airport : 4210 Airport Way 4210 Airport Way, Denver, CO 80239 ~5.41 miles north of Aurora
  • 3-star Airport hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Rather comfortable
  • Best value for money
Hampton Inn & Suites Denver Airport / Gateway Park - Denver 4310 Airport Way, Denver, CO 80239 ~5.53 miles north of Aurora
  • Mid-scale Airport hotel
  • 115 sleeping rooms in hotel
Embassy Suites Denver Stapleton 4444 North Havana St., Denver, CO 80239 ~6.39 miles northwest of Aurora
  • Mid-scale Airport hotel
  • Shuttle to airport available
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Hyatt Place Denver Tech Center 8300 East Crescent Pkwy., Englewood, CO 80111 ~6.69 miles southwest of Aurora
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Free breakfast available
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Denver Marriott Tech Center - Denver
+1-800-881-1523
4900 South Syracuse St., Denver, CO 80237 ~6.85 miles southwest of Aurora
  • 4-star Suburban hotel
  • 12 suites in hotel
  • Elevator in need of updating
  • Most guests enjoyed the friendly atmosphere
From$125
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Comfort Inn Denver Se 14071 East Iliff Ave., Aurora, CO 80014
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$88
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Fairfield Inn Aurora Medical Center : 13851 East Harvard Ave. 13851 East Harvard Ave., Aurora, CO 80014
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Rooms are ok
  • A lot of road noise
Value Place Denver Co (Aurora) in Aurora 575 North Billings St., Aurora, CO 80011
  • Economy property
  • 4 floors in property
  • Most guests didn't like the uncomfortable beds
  • Paid for one week
Aloft Denver International Airport 16470 East 40th Circle, Aurora, CO 80011
  • 3 star Airport hotel
  • 5 floors in property
From$119
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Hilton Garden Inn Denver Airport  - Aurora 16475 East 40th Cir, Aurora, CO 80011
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • Fitness center on property
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Hyatt Place Denver Airport : 16250 East 40th Ave. 16250 East 40th Ave., Aurora, CO 80011
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • 126 rooms in property
  • Average fitness area
  • Room cleanliness is acceptable
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Southeast in Denver 7525 East Hampden Ave., Denver, CO 80231 ~5.73 miles southwest of Aurora
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Great shopping
  • Wellness & sports facilities were not very nice
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Towne Place Suites by Marriott Denver Southeast : 3699 South Monaco Pkay 3699 South Monaco Pkay, Denver, CO 80237 ~6.43 miles southwest of Aurora
  • Low priced Downtown property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
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Aurora is located just east of Denver and is the third-largest city in Colorado, which means that it provides an ideal blend of big-city amenities and entertainment with the welcoming feel of a neighborly suburb. The location outside the buzzing metropolis of Denver means that it has a wealth of beautiful natural surroundings to explore. The prices are more affordable outside Denver, as well, though those who want to take a side trip to explore downtown Denver can get there in just minutes.

When to Visit Aurora, CO

If you're searching for a deal above all else, then the best time to visit Aurora is in the early spring and fall. These shoulder seasons come with slightly lower hotel rates, so you'll be able to score a great deal. But the lower rates don't mean that you'll be unable to find fun activities in Aurora. In fact, many people love the moderate temperatures that usually hover in the mid-60s or 70s that come at these times of the year. And if you're planning to stop in Denver during your visit, you'll find fewer tourists during these times.

Summer and winter have slightly higher hotel rates due to the increase in activities for visitors. There are a number of popular festivals in the area during the summer that attract visitors from out of town. The abundance of sunshine and warm 80-degree days don't hurt, either.

Meanwhile, the winter comes with plenty of snowfall to keep the skiers and snowboarders happy. Aurora is just a short drive away from a number of top ski slopes, which is why people travel from all over the country and even the world to visit this area in the winter. Temperatures during this time of year usually stay in the 20s and 30s, so it's not quite as cold as some other skiing destinations.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Aurora, CO:

seasonality of hotel rates in Aurora

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average nightly cost trends by star rating class in Aurora, CO. Analyze these charts to evaluate the least expensive months to stay in Aurora during the year.

Luxury Hotel Options in Aurora, CO

4 Star Average Prices: $157.19

One of Aurora's most upscale accommodation options can be found at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center. It features a four-star restaurant and a 24-hour fitness center, and rooms are outfitted with luxurious touches like pillowtop beds, iPod docks, and flat-screen TVs. This is one of the most popular spots for business travelers in the area, though individuals and families are also welcome at this property.

Those who are in town for pleasure rather than business might prefer a stay at the upscale Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Denver Aurora. This hotel is situated right in the entertainment district, so guests can actually walk to some of the top local restaurants, bars, and shops. Each room includes an LCD TV with satellite channels, ensuring that there's plenty of entertainment back at the hotel, as well.

Finally, there's the luxurious Crestwood Suites of Denver Aurora. This is like a home away from home for travelers thanks to the larger apartment-style rooms, each of which features a spacious kitchenette and a cozy sitting area, in addition to a comfy bed. These suites are conveniently located in the Southeast Crossing area of Aurora.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Aurora

Affordable Hotel Options in Aurora, CO

3 Star Average Prices: $123.04

Finding low-cost accommodations in Aurora is easier than you might think. Despite the city's location near the major metropolis of Denver, prices here are very much in line with mid-sized towns throughout the state. One of the most affordable options is available at Motel 6 Denver East-Aurora, which is conveniently located just two miles from Cherry Creek State Park. Another budget option is Value Place Denver (Aurora), which features in-room kitchenettes so you can save on dining out in addition to getting a great room rate.

If you'd like to stay near the city center, try the La Quinta Inn Denver Aurora, which features affordable room rates along with a seasonal outdoor pool, complimentary breakfast, and free Wi-Fi. The affordable Lexington Inn & Suites, on the other hand, is located closer to Denver Airport; as an added bonus, guests get access to a free 24-hour round-trip airport shuttle, so you'll save on cab fare, as well.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Aurora

2 Star Average Prices: $84.71

2 Star Hotel Prices in Aurora

Where are the real discounts in Aurora

Before booking any accommodations in Aurora, it's important to consider whether you'll be able to take advantage of some hotel discounts during you stay. Fortunately, several Aurora hotels offer discounts that can significantly reduce room rates for their out-of-town guests. At the Best Western Gateway Inn & Suites, the average group discount is over 18 percent. This hotel also offers special discounted rates for AAA members, senior citizens, certain government employees, and members of the military. In addition to the great discounted rates, visitors also enjoy that this hotel is located in the heart of Aurora's business district. Free daily buffet breakfast is included with the room rate, and guests also get access to the hotel's fitness center, indoor pool, spa tub, and business center.

Another great option for discounts is the Fairfield Inn & Suites Denver Aurora. This hotel is conveniently located near the medical center, which makes it a popular choice for those visiting friends and family getting treatment. Special discount rates are available for senior citizens ages 62 and up, AARP members, and AAA members. In addition, the average group discount is nearly 19 percent at this hotel. The deals are made even sweeter by this hotel's many amenities and perks, including free Wi-Fi in public areas, a fitness center, an indoor pool, a spa tub, free continental breakfast, and a 24-hour business center.

Best Value Options in Aurora, CO

If a mid-priced hotel is your perfect fit, Aurora has several options suited to your needs. You'll get both great value and great amenities when you book at the Holiday Inn Express Denver Aurora Medical Center. As the name suggests, it's conveniently located just down the street from The Medical Center of Aurora. The mid-price room rates are a steal considering they include access to an outdoor pool, fitness center, and business center, along with a free buffet breakfast each morning.

For a value hotel near the Anschutz Medical Campus at the Children's Hospital of Aurora, stay at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott. These rooms feel just as cozy as your own home thanks to spacious layouts that include living room areas with sofa beds. Each guest also gets access to free Wi-Fi, an LCD TV with satellite channels, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Complimentary breakfast is also provided each morning.

Finally, there's the Comfort Inn Denver Southeast Area. This Aurora hotel is located in Southeast Crossing, the perfect central spot for accessing the city's popular Town Center, Cherry Creek State Park, and other attractions. In addition to the great location, guests at this hotel enjoy access to a fitness center, business center, free Wi-Fi and a free buffet breakfast each morning. Each room has a refrigerator and microwave for heating up leftovers or making simple meals on site.

Top Aurora, CO Attractions

Visitors to Aurora will be blown away by just how much this city has to offer. Just the outdoor spaces alone are enough to make city dwellers jealous. This city has more than 100 parks and over 6,000 acres of open space and natural areas. There's no shortage of places to hike trails, see wildlife, and just explore nature in all its beauty. Agritourism is actually quite popular in this city, with many visitors taking part in special tours and group outings at places like corn mazes, produce farms, farmers' markets, dude ranches, alpaca farms, and conservation centers.

Another way to enjoy the great outdoors in Aurora is to make a reservation at one of the six award-winning municipal golf courses in the city. Popular courses like Aurora Hill, Murphy Creek, and Saddle Rock have challenging holes along with stunning natural surroundings.

For cultural enrichment, make your way to Aurora's Cultural Arts District. Centered on Colfax Avenue between Chester Street and Geneva Street, this area is packed with artistic and cultural events every week. There are galleries, artisans' shops, and studios all along Colfax. In addition, the area is home to popular performing arts spaces, including Aurora Fox Arts Center and Ignite Theatre. A number of cafes, coffee shops, breweries, and restaurants are conveniently located nearby.

There's so much to see and do in Aurora, CO that it's unlikely you'll be able to do it all in one trip. But with plenty of options for where to stay, it's easy to find a hotel that fits your budget and the location that is best suited to your interests in the city, whether it's outdoor activities, cultural activities, business, or golfing. Use this guide to make the most out of your next Aurora visit.

President Dwight D. Eisenhower once spent seven weeks recovering from a heart attack in the city of Aurora, and is known to have said - 'people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both'.

Aurora is in the state of Colorado and is less than a thirty minute drive away to Denver. The city is now a popular destination for tourists, probably because it has more than 300 days of sunshine each year, and because of this there are quite a few choices when it comes to hotels in Aurora. 

Staying for Cheap in Aurora

There are a few cheap hotels which are convenient for a visit here, many of which are located near the Denver International Airport, making them just a short drive away. Econo Lodge Denver International Airport is one of the cheap hotels offering rooms at low prices, and complete with a relaxing atmosphere for guests. This hotel has the added convenience of free airport transportation, and also a complimentary continental breakfast. Another option is The Lexington Inn & Suites which is located just minutes away from the Airport, and is in an ideal location for those looking to explore the greater Denver area. Every room comes with comfortable beds and a small kitchenette, including a microwave, mini fridge and coffeemaker, making it even easier to stay within budget.

Upscale Accommodation in Aurora

Some Aurora hotels are designed for those looking for a bit of luxury during their stay. The Residence Inn Marriott is located just ten miles away from Denver International Airport. Included in a stay is a free breakfast, and free high speed internet. Element Denver Park Meadows has a gym and swimming pool to help guests keep in shape. The guest rooms come with fully equipped kitchens for added convenience. Close by is the Denver Botanic Gardens and Park Meadows Mall. This hotel is all about modern design with large open spaces. One of the more luxurious hotels in Aurora is the Homewood Suites by Hilton, actually located at Denver International Airport. The suites offer home comforts for business travelers who need space for working. They provide fully equipped kitchens with a full sized fridge and stovetop. Standing out from other Aurora Hotels this one provides nice extras such as a complimentary grocery shopping service, and an on-site convenience store which is open twenty-four hours. 

Historic Landmarks and More 

The History Museum is worth a visit, it is community-based and tells the history behind the city, with one permanent exhibition and two changing ones. The city is proud of its historic homes and businesses which help tell the story behind the city. Why not drive to Denver and visit the Denver Art Museum, Denver Zoo and Denver Botanical Gardens. Aside from historical pursuits the town is one of the top sports towns in the U.S, and for those who love the outdoors there is a national park, mountain trails to be climbed and many other year-round outdoor activities.

Verified reviews of the city: Aurora, CO

Below are reviews of the city of Aurora, CO from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Outdoorsy but Not a Lot of Variety"
Score 4.0 / 5

It was okay. A nice getaway from home.

Eric W., from 16-Jun-2016
"Mountain Town with City Amenities"
Score 4.0 / 5

The weather, light rail, downtown, mountains and the malls.

Sharon S., from 30-Jun-2014
"Overall very nice"
Score 4.0 / 5

Aurora is a nice city. Though you can see there are some rougher areas, like any larger city, there are a lot of newer dining and shopping areas, lots of parks, etc. People are very friendly.

William S., from 18-May-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Aurora, CO shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 3 reviews
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