DENVER — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is taking a break from running the NFL’s most valuable franchise to visit a downtown Denver hotel.
Bowlen and his wife, Lisa, are scheduled to spend Sunday afternoon in the Denver Hilton, a four-story, 24,000-square-foot hotel, according to a release by the Bowlens.
This is the first time the Bowlens will travel to Denver since taking over the team in 2012.
The team, which lost to the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl XLII, was set to open the new hotel in mid-November.
But the hotel was temporarily closed during Hurricane Irene and has been under a lot of stress because of the loss.
The team has also been forced to move out of the former NFL-owned stadium in Downtown Denver.
With no hotel rooms available at the hotel, Bowlen and Lisa will visit the Hilton Hotel and Casino in downtown Denver.
They will then stay at the Wynkoop and Wynkoops resorts in Nevada, where Bowlen has owned resorts for more than 30 years.
A representative for the Bowlers did not immediately return a message.