First hotel checks in to Denver’s RiNo neighborhood. It won’t be the area’s only accommodations for long

First hotel checks in to Denver’s RiNo neighborhood. It won’t be the area’s only accommodations for long

JOE RUBINO, THE DENVER POST | The Ramble Hotel, home to local outpost of NYC bar Death & Co., opened Monday; The Source Hotel due in early summer.

Denver’s River North Art District has emerged as an attractive day-trip destination for tourists in recent years. Walk around, check out the street art, dine at a diverse and growing number of restaurants and drink at hip bars.

Once they day is done, though, it’s time for RiNo visitors to jump in Lyfts bound for hotels in the Central Business District or, if it’s a locals’ experience they want, hoof it to the Airbnb in the neighborhood. Right?

Not anymore.

RiNo welcomed its first hotel Monday, when The Ramble opened for business. The 33,000-square-foot, 50-room boutique brings life to a patch of land at the corner 25th and Larimer streets that the hotel’s creator, Gravitas Development Group, has been holding onto for eight years.

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