The Planning Committee has worked with local hotels to offer a discounted group rate for conference attendees. We are pleased to recommend the Best Western Plus Boulder Inn as the Conference Hotel. Located within walking distance to the conference, the Boulder Inn offers exceptional service and recently renovated rooms. Detailed information can be found below.
- 770 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80303
- $194 USD per night
- Check in: 3:00pm Check out: 11:00am
- Complimentary hot breakfast is served 6:30am to 10:00am and includes: scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, juices, 3 cereals, English muffins, bagels, doughnuts, assorted fresh fruit, and coffee.
Prominently located directly across from CU, the Boulder Inn gives guests easy access to the city’s principal attractions, premier shopping, and fabulous dining. Stylish, well-appointed rooms reflect a gracious ambiance, found throughout the hotel. During your visit, enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast, free in-room high speed internet access, 40-inch LCD tvs with 60 HD channels, and 24-hour business center. Relax poolside and watch the sunlight bounce off colorful mountain peaks, or relax in the hotel’s hot tub. Multilingual staff is well known for exceptional personalized service to both business and leisure guests. Unmatched levels of courtesy and comfort, coupled with the captivating backdrop of the majestic Rocky Mountains, will guarantee your perfect stay.
Guests may make their reservations before July 6, 2018 online or by calling 800-233-8469. If booking online, please follow these instructions on the reservations webpage: click on the Rates pulldown menu > select Promotional > type in “plus” for the promotional rate > click "apply." Upon doing this, the conference group rate will be displayed and reservations can be made. If reservations will be made by phone, please reference the group name: Conference on Media, Religion, and Public Scholarship.
Transportation to The Boulder Inn (conference hotel)
Driving Directions Estimated distance/travel time: 45 miles/48-60 minutes
Follow Airport Exit signs to Pena Blvd. After 9.7 miles, Pena Blvd. merges into I-70W.
From I-70W: take the I-270N Exit (Exit number 279) toward Fort Collins.
Merge onto US-36W - take Baseline Rd. Exit - stay in middle lane after exit.
Go straight through the light onto Frontage Rd., hotel is one block north on the right.
RTD Bus service – drops off ½ mile from the hotel.
Boulder Green Ride Shuttle – shuttle to the front door of the hotel.
Arrangements have also been made with these hotels to offer discounted rates:
- 2020 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302
- $169 USD per night
Basecamp Boulder Hotel is the Boulder lodging option for the adventurous traveler, offering unique, upscale amenities and accommodations that respect your budget. Renovated in 2016, enjoy Downtown Boulder’s newest hotel, just minutes from Pearl Street Mall and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Guests may make their reservations before July 6, 2018 by calling (303) 449-7550 and referencing the group name: Conference on Media, Religion, and Public Scholarship.
- 4950 Baseline Road, Boulder, Colorado, 80303
- $259 USD per night
Choose from beautifully renovated one- and two-bedroom suites, and indulge in a hot full breakfast each morning and evening social Monday through Thursday. A 24-hour convenience store is on-site, and guests can enjoy weekday delivery of USA Today and free WiFi. Guest laundry facilities are available. Guests may make their reservations before July 6, 2018 online, or by calling 303-499-9922 and referencing the group name: Conference on Media, Religion, and Public Scholarship.
- 2115 13th Street Boulder, CO 80302
- $197 USD per night
Since 1909, Hotel Boulderado has offered Rocky Mountain elegance in the heart of downtown Boulder, located one block from the famous Pearl Street Mall. Large windows offer plenty of natural light and sweeping views of Downtown Boulder, the Rocky Mountain foothills, and the Boulder Flatirons. All rooms include complimentary Wi-Fi, premium cable channels, and complimentary coffee. In addition to Hotel Boulderado's on-site fitness center, guests may present a Hotel Boulderado key card at One Boulder Fitness for complimentary access to the gym as well as their daily classes for a small fee. Guests may make their reservations before July 6, 2018 online.
- 2660 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO 80302
- $203 USD per night
The Boulder Marriott sits at the base of the magnificent Boulder Flatirons, next to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the gateway to America’s playground. Our hotel is just minutes from CU Boulder, Pearl Street Mall, dozens of microbreweries, some of the country’s best restaurants, a variety of live music, a thriving art scene, and unparalleled hiking and biking trails. After a day of exploring, experience world class, thoughtful service from our full service restaurant and Bar, Canyons Restaurant, our Starbucks coffeeshop, and Essentiels Spa, located in the hotel. Guests may either call Marriott Reservations at 1 (800) 228-9290 or (303) 440-8877 on or before Sunday, July 15, 2018 to make their sleeping room reservations or book online using the link below. If you are making reservations by phone, please identify yourself as part of the Conference on Media, Religion, and Public Scholarship Room Block staying at the Boulder Marriott, located at 2660 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO 80302.
- 1345 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
- $179 USD per night
Set amid 16 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds in the heart of this popular college town, Millennium Harvest House Boulder is the perfect getaway in any season. Nearby are miles of scenic hiking and biking trails, world-class ski slopes, superb shopping, and the University of Colorado campus. With 269 guest rooms and suites that are spacious and tastefully appointed, many offer breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains from a private patio. Enjoy a bite at the onsite restaurant Thyme on the Creek. Guests may book online or by calling 303-443-3850 and referencing the group name: Conference on Media, Religion, and Public Scholarship.
- 2550 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO 80302
- $204 USD per night
You will thrive at the brand new Residence Inn by Marriott Boulder/Canyon Boulevard. Unwind in spacious guest suites, and enjoy complimentary hot breakfast and premium Wi-Fi daily. Centrally located to the university campus, historic Pearl Street, and 29th Street Mall, you are just steps from all that Boulder has to offer! Guests may book online or by calling 303-577-7300, using group code CMCCMCA (King Suite) or CMCCMCB (Two-Queen Suite). Guests may also use the link below.
- 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, CO 80302
Although discounted rates are not available, Chautauqua is another lodging option which guests may find an enticing option. Offering inspiring views of the Flatirons and immediate access to Boulder’s famous hiking trails, accommodations can be booked online.
Details about other local hotels and motels can be found on the Boulder Hotel Motel Association’s website.