Hotel Monaco, Denver
As part of the Kimpton brand of hotels, the Hotel Monaco in Denver offers 189 pet-friendly rooms, many of which can comfortably handle families. The brightly colored lobby—nicknamed the living room—offers complimentary coffee and tea and a wine and appetizer hour every evening from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The rooms feature soaring 10-foot ceilings; a warm color palette blending oranges, browns, and bold geometric patterns; and even some western flair like cow-print blankets added for fun. Don't miss the hotel's award-winning restaurant, Panzano, for on-point Italian food or the connected Aveda salon and spa for pampering.