Visiting Boulder

~ See below for information on transportation, accommodation,
and restaurants in Boulder. ~

Transportation

Sky Ride: Bus from Denver International Airport to Boulder
Boulder is the AB Line, last stop is in downtown Boulder at 14th and Walnut
West Bound – DIA to Boulder
East Bound – Boulder to DIA
The bus costs $13 each way (as of July 2015) and they require cash and exact change.

Go Boulder: Information on Transportation within Boulder including buses

Bike Rentals
University Cycles: 9th and Pearl
Full Cycle:  18th and Pearl

Places to Stay in Boulder

Accommodations below are listed from closest to farthest proximity to the studio. Locations in Central Boulder (between 9th and 26th street and within a few blocks of Pearl Street) offer the easiest access to the studio and restaurants, and most pedestrian-freindly experience if you are on foot.

This list is for information only. Yoga Shala is not affiliated with any hotels and cannot vouch for the quality of any place on this list.

Boulder Marriott    .5 miles away

Hyatt Place Boulder – .5 miles away

The Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast  – .7 miles away

Boulder Creek Quality Inn and Suites – .8 miles away

The Bradley Boulder Inn -.8 miles away
High-end boutique hotel.

Millennium Harvest House Boulder – .8 miles away

Hotel Boulderado – 1 mile away
Historic hotel in downtown Boulder.

Courtyard by Marriot Boulder – 1.2 miles away

The St. Julien Hotel and Spa – 1.3 miles away
High end hotel in downtown Boulder.

Best Western Inn – 1.7 miles away
Right next to a highway

Foot of the Mountain Motel – 2.1 miles away
Quaint cabins, beautiful location near a park.

Three miles from Yoga Shala:
Chautauqua National Historic Landmark
Cottages and lodges available throughout the year. Right next to the mountains and a large network of trails.

For a more extensive list of places to stay, visit Boulder’s website

Restaurants

Places to eat very close to the studio
– Whole Foods Pearl Street – 2 blocks away, one of their flagship stores, has an extensive prepared food area and juice bar, indoor and outdoor seating.
– Black Pepper Pho – 1/2 block away, Vietnamese soups, noodle bowls, etc.
– Starbucks at 28th and Pearl – 1 block away. They carry some light food.

Restaurants on the Pearl Street Mall (Central Boulder) 
(descriptions are from Google)
– Leaf – Eclectic vegetarian, vegan & gluten-free dishes.
– Zeal – Casual spot with juices and organic dishes, including vegetarian and gluten free options.
– The Med – Lively and upbeat, Mediterranean cuisine, large menu. Often very busy at peak hours.
– Zoe Mama – Chinese street food. Homemade noodles and dim sum in a colorful shoebox of a soup shop.
– The Kitchen Next Door – Casual hot spot for farm-to-table comfort food.
– Dushanbe Tea House – Beautiful, ornate tea house next to the creek, light menu and large tea selection.

Other Places to Eat
– Native Foods Cafe – Chain for creative, California-style vegan food, including mock meat.
– Alfalfa’s Market – Recently updated locally-owned health food market. Prepared food and groceries, juice bar, indoor and outdoor seating.
– Zolo Southwestern Grill – Mexican and Southwestern fare, festive atmosphere.
– Breadworks – Large bakeshop that carries breads and pastries as well as daily soups, salads made to order, and other prepared foods. Large, basic seating area.
– Fresh Thymes Eatery – Casual cafe with sandwiches, salads and to-go items.
– Chez Thuy – Pan-Asian menu with a Vietnamese base, lots of choices. Often very busy during peak hours.

Coffee Houses – some have light food as well
– Jetty Expressoria – 5 blocks from studio on Pearl Street
– The Brewing Market – 5 blocks from studio on Folsom
– Boxcar – 8 blocks from studio on Pearl Street
– The Laughing Goat – 9 blocks from studio on Pearl Street
– The Trident – West end of Pearl Street. Boulder fixture, coffeehouse and bookstore.
– Spruce Confections – West end of Pearl Street. Boulder staple for coffee, baked goods, and light lunches.