Denver Hotels On Track For Banner Year

Denver hotels are on pace for their best year since the recession -- nearly 78 percent of hotel rooms were occupied in 2015.

That figure is on track with last year. It’s caused room prices to rise to their highest point in at least seven years, according to new numbers from Smith Travel Research.

The average Denver hotel room, so far this year, cost $122 a night.

Full hotels and higher room rates are boosting revenues. Denver hotels have seen revenue per room almost double in the last six years.

Hoteliers admit legal marijuana has helped drive traffic the last two years. But they also say Denver was trending up before pot.