In Colorado, the Holiday Inn Denver East - Stapleton has completed a $12.8-million renovation project that began in March 2017. The entire hotel was updated, including 298 guestrooms, 20,000 square feet of meeting space, 3,210 square feet of public spaces and the hotel’s restaurant, Burgers & Crafts.
The renovation was overseen by InterServ.
Built in 1974, Holiday Inn Denver East – Stapleton sits in an area where the original Denver airport was located. A remaining control tower seen from the east facing balconies serves as a visual reminder of the hotel’s history.
With the renovation, Holiday Inn Denver East – Stapleton now has a grey and white color scheme accented with orange tones.
The lobby now has new modern couches, chairs and local photography, also seen in other public spaces.
The renovated guestrooms have residential carpet patterns, residentially inspired surface mounted or wall sconces, a welcome nook, and a living zone with a TV, dresser, additional storage and a moveable table.
As part of the renovation, Holiday Inn Denver East – Stapleton also revamped its all-day restaurant, Burgers & Crafts. The eatery covers 2,500 square feet of open space in the hotel’s atrium. The centerpiece of the restaurant is the craft-centric bar which conforms with the design of the restaurant to feature an “open” feel with communal tables and soft seating.
For events, the property has revamped meeting spaces that now have new lighting fixtures, wall coverings, and grayscale carpet accented with blue tones.
Brian Lenfestey is the GM of Holiday Inn Denver East – Stapleton.
Photo credit: Holiday Inn Denver East – Stapleton