Monday, April 27, 2009

Featured Inn of the Week - Andy & Pat's Our Hearts Inn

Andy & Pat’s Our Hearts Inn Old Colorado City is located in Historic Old Colorado City in a nice mix of residential and commercial properties. Tree lined streets lead to the Historic Shopping & Dinner area of Old Colorado City. Walk to and from in the shadow of Pikes Peak Mountain.

Enjoy the beautiful gardens Pat lovingly tends spring through fall. Two rooms include an outdoor balcony each overlooking the side garden or back garden areas. Viewing the Front Range Mountains are a Colorado Bonus.

Three Victorian Country rooms with custom hand stenciling are available in the main property of the bed and breakfast. Private baths, fireplaces, TV’s, coffee pots and more are included. The adjoining hallway includes a guest refrigerator and micro wave. Two rooms provide the private balconies as well. A separate cottage is located In Old Colorado City perfect for 2 (3 with small child). A full kitchen, living room, bedroom and bath with large oversized tub complete a cottage perfect for an overnight stay to an extended Vacation Rental Stay. Colorado’s western heritage is expressed in this Western Theme Cottage.

Andy & Pat also offer a second cottage located in the popular Historic Manitou Springs location. Andy & Pat’s Cottage on the Knob is located 3 blocks from the famous Cog Wheel Train and the equally famous Barr Trail. Choose which way to explore America’s the Beautiful, Pikes Peak Mountain.

This second larger cottage is perfect for 2-6 (with small child) in a two story house providing a King, Queen, Twin beds. A large luxurious bathroom with an oversized jetted tub assures a relaxing end to an active Colorado Day! A full kitchen with stack washer/dryer is included. Air conditioning, electric fireplace; second story private balcony and front porch with Mountain Views ensure your comfortable and enjoyable stay. Cottage on the Knob’s historic property’s location is Mennonite with large wonderful windows throughout the structure. Walk to shops & dinning and near several area hiking trails.

Both properties are located near all major attractions with just minutes to the Garden of the Gods, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Cave of the Winds, Cliff Dwellings as well as a short drive to the Air Force Academy and the many other wonderful and some “free” Pikes Peak Area’s best attractions of the State of Colorado.

Andy & Pat felt their “hearts” where left in Colorado when 1st visiting from Illinois. Expressing that emotion, they soon opened “Our Hearts Inn” so that all visitors have a place to leave a bit of their Heart too!

Visit Andy & Pat's Our Hearts Inn's website at http://www.inn-colorado-springs.com/ to find out more about this Colorado Springs Bed and Breakfast Inn.

You can also visit our member website, Authentic Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak, at http://www.colorado-bed-breakfast.com/ to check out the other 9 Colorado Bed and Breakfast Inns, Cabins and Cottages in our association.

Andy & Pat's Our Hearts Inn, and all of us in the Authentic Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak, look forward to helping you plan your Colorado Springs vacation and having you as our guests!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Featured Inn of the Week - America's Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins

America's Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins is located in the historic Ute Pass of the Rocky Mountains at Pikes Peak, just 6 miles west of Colorado Springs. It's "away from it all, yet close enough" to all all the attractions, dining, and shopping the Pikes Peak region has to offer.

America's Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins has 3 facilities... a Colorado Bed and Breakfast Lodge, a Colorado Cabin Rental, and a Colorado Vacation Cottage.

The Bed and Breakfast lodge has 6 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, queen bed, and Cable TV/DVD player. Some rooms have fireplaces, jetted tubs for two, or a private balcony. All guests in the Bed and Breakfast Lodge receive a gourmet 3-course breakfast each morning. The Cascade Luxury Suite, with a private entrance, has 2 rooms, a sitting room with dininig area and fireplace, a separate bedroom with oversized jetted tub for two, a bathroom with a 2 person shower with body spray shower heads, and breakfast is served in-suite. It's the perfect place for a romantic getaway or Colorado honeymoon.

The Colorado Cabin has 2 bedrooms, a living with a fireplace and Cable TV/DVD player, full kitchen, a bathroom with a jetted tub and shower, and a private patio with beautiful mountain views and a private hot tub. It will sleep up to 7 people.

The Colorado Vacation Cottage has 2 stories. Upstairs is a bedroom/sitting room with queen bed, Cable TV/DVD player, and fireplace. Downstairs has a kitchenette, dining area, and bathroom. It will sleep up to 6 people.

America's Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins also offers the Lodge as a vacation home rental where you can rent the entire Lodge exclusively for a family reunion, wedding, retreat, or corporate event. The Lodge has beds to sleep up to 17 people and can host up to 30 people.

The Lodge also offers Romance and Area Attraction packages to help you plan your Colorado vacation or romantic getaway.

America's Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins was voted "Best to Visit Again & Again, Best with Nearby Attractions, and Best for a Honeymoon/Anniversary" for 3 years in a row by Arrington's Inn Traveler Magazine.

Visit America's Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins' website at http://www.rockymountainlodge.com/ to find out more about this Cascade, CO Bed and Breakfast Inn.

You can also visit our member website, Authentic Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak, at http://www.colorado-bed-breakfast.com/ to check out the other 9 Colorado Bed and Breakfast Inns, Cabins and Cottages in our association.

America's Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins, and all of us in the Authentic Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak, look forward to helping you plan your Colorado Springs vacation and having you as our guests!

Monday, April 13, 2009

Featured Inn of the Week - Hughes Hacienda

Hughes Hacienda Bed & Breakfast sits high on a hill at the foot of Blue Mountain with magnificent views of the mountains, the Red Rock Valley below and the twinkle of city lights in the distance at night.

Hughes Hacienda is 15 minutes from downtown Colorado Springs and the Airport. The Inn is near fine dining, golf courses, river rafting, skiing and the many activities and attractions of the Pikes Peak area. The Hacienda is on 19 secluded acres with wild life and hiking trails.

Breakfast is served on the Portico overlooking the mountains and valley below or in the dining room by a cozy fire. Breakfast dishes specialize in southwest dishes such as unique blue corn pancakes. However, traditional dishes like eggs benedict, blueberry & pecan pancakes, quiche, etc. are also served, and accommodattions for special diets and vegetarian requests are easily accommodated.

Hughes Hacienda has been awarded "Best Breakfast in the Southwest"by Arrington's Inn Traveler Magazine, making it one of the top 3% of bed & breakfasts and Country Inns throughout the United States and Canada.

Hughes Hacienda has also won top honors formost scenic view, Inn of the year and Award of Excellence.

Visit Hughes Hacienda's website at http://www.hugheshacienda.com/ to find out more about this Colorado Springs Bed and Breakfast Inn.

You can also visit our member website, Authentic Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak, at http://www.colorado-bed-breakfast.com/ to check out the other 9 Colorado Bed and Breakfast Inns, Cabins and Cottages in our association.

Hughes Hacienda, and all of us in the Authentic Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak, look forward to helping you plan your Colorado Springs vacation and having you as our guests!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

All about Authentic Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak

If you are planning a trip to Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, or other areas in the Pikes Peak region, we can help you with planning your Colorado vacation. We are an association of 10 different Colorado Bed and Breakfast Inns, Colorado Cabins and Cottage Rentals. This is just an introduction of who we are and how we can help you, and what there is to do while visit our region of the Rocky Mountains.

We have 8 different Bed and Breakfasts in Colorado, and 3 Cabins and Cottages. There are elegant Victorians, southwestern adobes, rustic lodges, log cabins, and quaint cottages.

Whether you like to stay in town and have walking access to restaurants and shopping, or like to be out in the mountains and away from it all, we can help meet your Colorado lodging needs. We have inns, cabins and cottages in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, and Cascade, Colorado.

All of our innkeepers are familiar with the attractions of the Pikes Peak area as well and can help you plan your Colorado adventures and activities while you're here. Just some of the are attractions include Pikes Peak and the Cog Railway, Garden of the Gods, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds, Seven Falls, the Royal Gorge Bridge, the US Air Force Academy, Focus on the Family, the US Olympic Training Center, Colorado College, and many more.

For the outdoor enthusiast there's a wealth of activities to do in the area including hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, golfing, jeep tours, hot air balloon flights, and more.

Visit our website at http://www.colorado-bed-breakfast.com/ and let us help you plan your Colorado vacation today!