hotel of "Mountain Time: RockyGORGG" Denver 2007 is the
Lion Hotel Denver Downtown. The Red Lion Hotel is a 14-story
circular shaped building with a restaurant on the 14th floor that
features an excellent view of the downtown skyline. We've got 60
rooms blocked from Saturday, Oct-20 through Sunday, Oct-28: a few
are set aside for early in the week, Sat-Sun, more each night, Mon-Wed,
with the full amount for Thur-Fri, most for Sat, Oct-27 and a few
for Sun, Oct-28.
The top floor has the
ballroom we will use for the Friday night jam. We
will have the entire 14th floor to ourselves from 4pm 'til the bar
closes on the night of the jam, October 26. The hospitality suite
is on the 11th floor and will be open all week.
The 60 rooms they are reserving
for use will be on the floors immediately preceding the top floor
(there is no 13th floor) so we will have all of floors 12, 11, 10
and most of 9. They will have no problem offering more rooms if
we need them.
All rooms are
$97.62 per night, including the 14.85%
city hotel tax. You can call in your reservations at any time before
October 1. Any rooms in our block not reserved by that time will
be released. When you call, mention "GORGG"
so you get our discount rate and get your room on the upper floors.
The hotel phone number for booking your room is: 303-433-8331.
There is also a toll free number: 800-388-5381.
They'll ask you for a credit card to hold your room but it will
not be charged.
The hotel is right
next to the football stadium where the Denver Broncos play (Invesco
Field at Mile High
). The 2007 schedule is under way. There is
a game the weekend before and after us. We will not be impacted
as we have our block of rooms and other guarantees. If
you're interested in attending a game, note that every game is a
sell-out but there are always people outside the stadium selling
tickets. It might be possible to tour the stadium during the week
- it is a fascinating piece of architecture.
|Good news! You can also
make your reservations online. Click
here, then click the Make A Reservation button. Fill out the
form and in the Promotional/Group Code box, enter "GORG"
(not GORGG - the codes are only 4 characters!). |
There is a workout room
in the hotel. Guest rooms have high speed internet access (this
is also available in the hospitality suite and the ballroom). The
restaurant is open each day from 6am to 2pm and then 4pm till close.
is close to downtown (but not right downtown as the hotel name might
suggest). The hotel runs free shuttles daily to downtown from 7am
to 11pm. There is also a light rail station nearby ("just a
couple of blocks"). It is close though as it was put there
for access to the stadium. Parking at the hotel is free. There is
an amusement park right across the highway that should be open on
the weekends (Fri-Sun) preceding and following GORGG. Downtown is
accessible via the free shuttle, light rail, cab or car (or a long
walk) and there's plenty to do there.