Friday, November 12, 2010

Half off Dinner at the Craftwood Inn

The Craftwood Inn Restaurant in Manitou Springs, Colorado, is one of Colorado's most premier historic restaurants since 1949. It is known for its Colorado Cuisine featuring wild game entrees that include elk, venison, wild boar, and pheasant, as well as hand-cut steaks and fresh seafood.

Stay with any participating Authentic Bed and Breakfast Inns and Cottages member inn during the dates listed below and receive a $100 certificate to the Craftwood Inn for just $50!

Valid for stays Sunday thru Thursday nights
November 28th - December 2nd
December 5th -9th

May not be combined with other specials or discounts; other restrictions may apply.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Veterans Day Deals, Free for Veterans


Authentic Bed and Breakfast Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak is thankful to all our veterans and the service they have provided for our country. We are offering our Bed and Breakfast rooms free for Veterans on Veteran's Day, Wednesday, November 10th, 2010.

Stay at any of our member inns in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Cascade, and Woodland Park for 2 nights, either Tuesday and Wednesday, November 9th & 10th, OR Wednesday and Thursday, November 10th & 11th, and Wednesday, Novemer 10th is free for all veterans.

Visit our Colorado Bed and Breakfast website to find out more about our inns. You can choose between elegant Victorians, southwestern retreats, or rustic lodges; in town or away from it all in the mountains.

See other specials offered by our Pikes Peak Bed and Breakfasts at our Specials Page.

Some restrictions may apply.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Pikes Peak in the Fall - Your Colorado Getaway

Fall is a striking time of year in the Pikes Peak region and the first day of fall was September 22nd. The splendor of the aspen trees turning to rich golds and bold yellows mixed with the green of the evergreens is breath taking.

Visit one of the many local attractions like the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Garden of the Gods, Cave of the Winds, the Cliff Dwellings and more. Enjoy a leisurely hike or bike ride at one of our many nearby trails. Shop or dine at one of our unique galleries or restaurants.

Make Pikes Peak your destination for fall foliage and leaf peeping and visit one of our member inns or cottages. A fresh gourmet breakfast in the morning at the inns is on us!

Visit or call 888-892-2237 for more information.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Colorado Bed and Breakfast Cookbook, Simply Authentic Cuisine

Our 2nd version of our Colorado Bed and Breakfast cookbook, Simply Authentic Cuisine, Volume 2, has been published!

The cookbook contains 100 recipes from 10 Bed and Breakfast Inns throughout the Pikes Peak Region. Try the recipes you would enjoy while staying in our Manitou Springs, Cascade, Woodland Park Bed and Colorado Springs Breakfast Inns.

Each cookbook is $17.95, which includes shipping and handling. You can purchase your cookbook at our website at

Here is a sample of a recipe in the cookbook:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 chicken bullion cubes
  • 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 hard cooked eggs
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/3 - 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
Heat 1/4 cup butter in saucepan until melted. Blend in flour, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly; remove from heat.

Stir in water, milk and bullion cubes. Add Worcestershire sauce and cheddar cheese and stir until cheese is melted.

Cut peeled eggs lengthwise into halves. Arrange eggs in ungreased oblong 13"x9" baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over eggs. Toss bread crumbs with 2 Tablespoons butter and Parmesan cheese; sprinkle over top.

Cook uncovered in 350 degree oven until mixture bubbles and crumbs are brown, 20 - 25 minutes.

Serves 8.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Haiti Relief Fundraiser


Innkeepers at Authentic Bed and Breakfast Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak will hold two fundraising weekends to help benefit with Haiti relief.

All innkeepers in our Colorado Bed and Breakfast association will donate 10% of our proceeds the 1st two weekends of March to the Red Cross to help benefit the earthquake victims in Haiti.

Visit our website at and choose your inn, make your reservations for March 5-7 and March 12-14, and tell the innkeeper you support helping with the relief efforts in Haiti.