Welcome to the First Carbon Positive Hotel in the U.S.

As the first carbon-positive hotel, Populus serves as a new benchmark for environmentally forward hospitality, meaning we give back more to the planet than we take from it. Whether joining us for one night or embarking on a longer stay, guests can experience our restaurant, offering seasonal American fare, engage with our collaborations, or take in the dramatic views from our rooftop bar & restaurant while sipping hand-crafted cocktails. Join us at Populus for what is sure to be the next vibrant social hub in Denver.

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Reflecting a Reverence for Nature

Our thoughtfully appointed 265 guest rooms & suites invite you on a journey that connects the urban environment with the natural landscape. With views of the Rocky Mountains, Civic Center Park and downtown skyline, we welcome you to experience Denver through the eyes of the Aspen tree. 

Stay Positive in Downtown Denver

Located in downtown Denver at the intersection of Colfax Avenue and 14th Street, Populus puts you moments from Civic Center Park, 16th Street Mall, and the Museum and Performing Arts Districts. Downtown Denver caters to the those who live a dynamic lifestyle, seamlessly blending urban excitement with natural beauty. When you’re ready for outdoor adventures, the nearby parks, trails and majestic Rocky Mountains await, providing endless opportunities for exploration and recreation. 

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Meetings that Matter

The second floor represents the understory of the aspen tree, with pops of nature-inspired hues in the design that layer additional vibrancy from the forest floor. This space is home to a variety of meeting and event spaces, all of which are accessible to the hotel guests, but can also be reserved for private meetings or events. 

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Destination: Downtown Denver

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