By Maryann Gaug
All conference attendees will arrange their own lodging. Hotels in Golden are over $200/night for late June. That includes Table Mountain Inn (303-277-9898), Golden Hotel (303-279-0100), and The Eddy (720-442-8150).
Check www.visitgolden.com for additional information on lodging – including Bed and Breakfasts, Airbnbs and VRBOs – plus dining and more in the Golden area.
Here are some possibilities —
Hotels along West Colfax and West 6th Avenue near Golden are $120 and mostly higher per night. These hotels are located 4 – 8 miles from the American Legion meeting room. They include the following:
Baymont by Wyndham – 800-337-0550
Aiden (Best Western) – 303-277-0200
Denver Marriott West – 303-279-9100
Quality Inn – 303-231-9939
Courtyard by Marriott – 303-271-0776
Hampton by Hilton – 303-278-6600
Holiday Inn Express – 303-278-2388
LaQuinta Inn (I-70 and Youngfield) – 303-279-5565
Several RMOWP members who live in the west Denver area advise us to avoid staying at the motels near the intersection of I-70 and Kipling St. (CO 391) due to neighborhood safety concerns. Motels in that area include Affordable Inns Denver West, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn & Suites Wheat Ridge, Best Interstate Inn, Super 8, American Motel, and Motel 6.
Several hotels are located south of Golden along West Hampden and around Wadsworth. These hotels are about 16 miles from the American Legion meeting room. They’re $150/night and up. Consider:
Holiday Inn Lakewood – 303-980-9200
LaQuinta Inn – 303-969-9700
Comfort Suites – 303-988-8600
Courtyard by Marriott – 303-985-9696
Residence Inn Lakewood – 303-985-7676
Clear Creek RV Park. This campground is within walking distance of the American Legion, right along Clear Creek. I’ve heard that it’s very popular and you definitely need reservations, possibly a year in advance. When I walked by it in January, many spaces were filled. 303-278-1437, find via visitgolden.com
Dakota Ridge RV Park. About 5 miles south of the American Legion. 303-279-1625, dakotaridgerv.com
Bear Creek Lake Park, City of Lakewood, about 15 miles south of Golden along West Hampden. 303-697-6157, find information via www.lakewood.org
Golden Gate Canyon State Park. About 15 miles west of the American Legion on a twisty road. 303-642-3856, find information via cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/Parks/goldengatecanyon