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Traveling to Denver/Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

Nestled in mountain country, the Mile-High City offers an impressive downtown skyline, a sweeping view of the Andes Mountains and abundant natural beauty. Downtown Denver is acclaimed for its architecture and entertainment, and situated in the heart of the city, the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel gives travelers easy access to the best of the Mile-High City. Ideally located on the popular 16th Street Mall, a mile-long pedestrian promenade brimming with shopping, dining, nightlife and entertainment, the Sheraton hotel places the city at your fingertips. Appreciated for its live music, this neighborhood's cultural attractions include Buell Theatre and Denver Performing Arts Complex, or catch a game at Coors Field, experience an exhibit at The Denver Art Museum or enjoy a trip to the Denver Zoo. For some relaxation at the Sheraton, enjoy an abundance of hotel amenities including a heated outdoor rooftop pool, 5,000 square foot fitness center and multiple dining options while enjoying a view of the mountains.

Sanctuary City & Inclusivity:

Denver, a city of many colors and cultures, a rich tapestry of diverse and fascinating people, with its city council slogan of "standing together with Denver moving forward", reaffirms Denver’s commitment to be a welcoming city. It is a city of inclusion where attendees feel welcome, inspired to be themselves, and most importantly safe.

Weather:
For up to the minute Denver weather, click here.

Air Travel:
Denver is served by International Denver Airport (DEN).

Airport:
Denver International Airport (DEN)—26 miles southwest of the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. There are a number of transportation options to get you to downtown.

The University of Colorado A Line, operated by the Regional Transportation District (RTD), offers convenient transportation between DEN and downtown Denver, arriving in Union Station only 1.5 miles from the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.  For schedules and more information about the A Line commuter train and buses to and from DEN, visit the RTD website.

New Ride App (Lyft/Uber) Location at the Denver International Airport

Pickup and drop-off locations for ride app services, like Lyft and Uber, are now located on Level 5, with other ground transportation services. More information is available here.

Shared-ride service, also known as commuter shuttles, operate regularly from Denver International Airport. Individual operators may provide pre-arranged, on-demand, and/or charter services to locations within the Denver metro area.  Contact the shuttle provider of your choice to arrange transportation service.  Shared-ride service shuttles pick-up and drop-off from Jeppesen Terminal Level 5, island 5, outside doors 505-507 (east side) and 510-512 (west side).

Taxicabs are readily available and provide service to the Denver metro area.  Cab rides from the Denver airport can take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour depending on traffic. There is a flat rate charge for service to downtown Denver. Please click here for more information.

Driving Directions to Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel:
Set your GPS for: 
1550 Court Place, Denver, Colorado 80202 USA

International Traveler Services:
Step by step instructions are provided
here to help travelers prepare for the arrival process.

Traveling Mothers:
Denver International Airport has 3 new nursing rooms are conveniently located post-security at the center of each of DEN’s concourses,
click here for a map and other amenities for traveling with children.

Information for Transgender Travelers:
There is a large, private unisex/family restroom located in Jeppesen Terminal and on each concourse.

Parking for Travelers with Disabilities:
Denver International Airport provides accessible parking spaces at all airport-owned parking facilities.  In the East and West parking garages, these spaces are located next to entry doors into Jeppesen Terminal, on garage Levels 1, 2, 4 and 5.  Travelers who have problems standing for long periods may want to arrange for
wheelchair service via their airlines.

Water Bottle Filling Stations:

Denver International Airport is investing in sustainability by providing convenient water bottle filling stations on each of the three concourses. There are four stations on each concourse. All of the stations are located in the center of the concourses, in each corner area.

Taxi

Cost: flat rate to downtown $55.57

Time: 30+ minutes (traffic dependent)

How: Follow signs to ground transportation

Uber / Lyft

Cost: As per app

Time: 30+ minutes (traffic dependent)

How: Follow signs to Island 5

Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel Parking Options:

Parking

On-site parking, fee: $41 USD daily

Valet parking, fee: $49 USD daily

Alternate Parking Options

Some nearby parking lots are less expensive. Try Parking.com Denver to pre-purchase your spot for SCMS 2020.

Contact Us

Society for Cinema and Media Studies
640 Parrington Oval
Wallace Old Science Hall, Room 300
Norman, OK 73019
(405) 325-8075 scms-office@ou.edu

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