Treat yourself to a Spring Break in Cherry Creek

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Cherry Creek has long been known as Denver’s premier shopping and dining destination, but in recent years it’s transformed into a vacation destination, even for locals. Rediscover one of Denver’s most popular neighborhoods with this city guide, perfect for a romantic getaway or a girls’ weekend.

Stay at the Hotel Clio

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After a three-year, multimillion-dollar renovation, the former JW Marriott in Cherry Creek was recently transformed into the glamorous Hotel Clio. Sparkling from head to toe, the hotel features a newly redesigned lobby, well-designed gathering spaces, guest rooms and suites designed to impress even the pickiest traveler.

Each of the hotel’s 193 luxurious guest rooms and six spacious suites is draped in glitz and glamor with standout features including luxurious five-piece marble bathrooms, spacious closets, pillow-top mattresses, and luxury pillow-top mattresses. large picture windows for an unobstructed view of the Front Range.

Standout amenities include top-notch concierge services, plus curated epicurean experiences, such as happy hour mixology, guacamole demo, and ceviche class at the ceviche bar (open to the public and guests for only $25).

Plus, Hotel Clio loves its people with unique Colorado resident discounts and packages, including a private shopping experience at St. John Boutiquebreakfast for two at the Toro Latin Kitchen and Lounge and complimentary valet parking.

Dine at the Toro Latin Kitchen

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With the hotel upgrade, Toro Latin Kitchen and Lounge replaced the longtime Second Home restaurant. For those who have been, you’ll recognize the space with some detailed upgrades, but with completely different food. Created in partnership with critically acclaimed celebrity chef Richard Sandoval, the menu offers a rollercoaster of flavors with must-haves, including the blackened tuna tacos, crispy shrimp, sweet corn empanadas, fresh ceviche and Bison Tradition.

For drinks, their Marcado margarita is their most popular but for the most opulent cocktail, the star of the show is the Chance encounter, though there’s nothing flippant about it – served in a self-contained atrium-like case with Laws four-grain bourbon and dry ice to top it off. Toro is open for breakfast and dinner, or join them for their Bottomless weekend brunch.

Get pampered at NOW Massage

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Is a vacation even complete without a massage? Hotel Clio has partnered with select area businesses to offer special services at a reduced rate for guests, including Massage NOW center. With its natural elements and relaxed atmosphere, they have created the ultimate zen environment in the heart of Cherry Creek. Choose from a curated massage menu including energy balancing, athlete and Swedish-inspired massages. Plus, add customizable enhancements for a truly one-of-a-kind massage. And with prices starting at $65, you can’t afford do not to reserve one.

Explore art galleries

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You don’t have to travel far to explore the art galleries of Cherry Creek. Two masterpieces complete the Hotel Clio: the Clayton Lane Fine Arts Galleryand Relevant Gallerieswhich features only the work of award-winning photographer David Yarrow. Yarrow – who is best known for documenting the natural world from new perspectives with large archival pigment prints – has worked with top models and celebrities including Cindy Crawford and Russell Wilson, all of whom are featured in the gallery in larger than life black and white prints.

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Just across from the Clio Hotel, Clayton Lane Fine Arts Gallery, also owned by the same company as Relevant Galleries (AD Galleries), showcases a variety of artists with different mediums and subjects. For 20 years they have been the exclusive stockist of Dr Suess pieces and have featured works by Dahli and colorful pop art by artist De Von. They also feature international and local artists with new exhibitions every month.

Get access to Denver Botanical Gardens special events

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Complete your stay in Cherry Creek with a nearby visit Denver Botanical Gardens. Now is the best time to visit with the blooming tulips and daffodils adding another layer of color this spring. Don’t miss a photo opportunity inside the Tropical Conservatory or the Green Solarium. Enjoy peaceful walks through the Japanese gardens and, of course, keep an eye out for the permanent displays of glass sculptures by Dale Chihuly. In addition to the outdoor gardens, be sure to explore the interior as well with their newest addition to the Fryeyer Newman Center art galleries. As there is much to explore in the gardens, Hotel Clio will soon be working on a partnership with DBG and rolling out on-site programs and experiences with them in the second half of 2022.

The Clio Hotel is located at 150 Clayton Ln, Denver. Book your stay here.

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