Colorado Springs, CO 

Holden House-1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn

1102 W Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80904-4347 US
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Rates: $175 to $205
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Overall Rating: 5 hearts (13 reviews)


Circa 1902. Built by the widow of a prosperous rancher and businessman, Isabel Holden, this Victorian inn has rooms named after the Colorado towns in which the Holden's owned mining interests. The main house, adjacent carriage house and rose Victorian house next door include the Cripple Creek, Aspen, Silverton, Goldfield and Independence suites, and the Pikes Peak suite, appropriately named for "America's Mountain". The inn's six suites boast fireplaces and oversized tubs for two. Guests can relax in the elegant living room with fireplace, front parlor, verandah with mountain views or garden with gazebo and fountains.Publicity and Awards: Denver Post, Victorian Homes, Pikes Peak Journal, Glamour, Country Inns, Vacations, Rocky Mountain News, Cats, Rocky Mountain Motorist, Colorado Springs Business Journal, Colorado Springs Gazette, Colorado Homes and Lifestyles, Home & Away, Country Register, Home Magazine, Rocky Mountain Resorts, Colorado Homes and Lifestyles, KKTV 11, KRDO Radio/TV, KOAA 5/30, FOX News, KVOR Radio, KKLI Radio, 1460 KKCS, KRDO.Location: City/Urban, Mountains and Central to downtown & Historic District.

Room Detail

Aspen Suite
The open-beamed turret with hand painted sky mural, see-through fireplace, private sitting area, mountain view and over-size and tub for two, make this suite a honeymooner's dream. Queen four-poster brass bed. The bath also includes a separate marble shower.
Rates: $185 - $185
Type of bed: Queen

Cripple Creek Suite
Lovely two-room suite reminiscent of English elegance and romance with a white iron Queen bed, marble-topped Victorian dresser, mountain view to the mahogany fireplace and private sitting area. Features a Roman marble tub for two and private bath with fluted porcelain pedestal sink and separate marble shower.
Rates: $185 - $185
Type of bed: Queen

Silverton Suite
First floor, private and traditional style two-room. Cozy sitting room with a loveseat, bedroom with mahogany Queen four-poster bed under a skylight and antique remote-control mission oak fireplace with beveled mirror. The bath has a deep marble Roman tub for two and shower combination and rain forest granite vanity. View the secret back garden with lattice gazebo and fountains from your bedroom window.
Rates: $175 - $175
Type of bed: Queen

Goldfield Suite
Second floor suite with a four-foot skylight above Queen-size bed. Hand-painted scenery featuring Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, pine trees and aspens. Private bath features a bubble-jet whirlpool tub for two which also sits under a skylight, complete with hand-held shower. Waterfall furniture and a cozy oak-framed electric fireplace. Privacy and seclusion is the hallmark of this room with a view.
Rates: $175 - $175
Type of bed: Queen

Independence Suite
First floor private luxury suite.This two-room suite boasts hardwood floors, a bedroom with four-poster canopy bed and original wood-columned tiled fireplace with beveled mirror. Updated with easy remote control gas operation, a private sitting room with bay window and mission oak loveseat and a spacious bath with a marble Roman tub for two; and separate marble shower. Enter through a private entrance with refrigerator and coffee/tea service, and in-room color/cable TV with DVD, CD/clock radio, iron/ironing board, telephone/modem hook-up, hair dryer and private label amenities. Private porch swing on the wide veranda with a view of the mountains. Disabled and handicap access also provided.
Rates: $195 - $195
Type of bed: King

Pikes Peak
Our premier suite is located upstairs in our adjacent Rose Victorian and offers over 1,000 square feet of space to relax with beautiful hardwood floors, a bedroom with a king mission oak bed and private balcony, kitchenette with dining table, its own separate living room/parlor and private bath with standard tub/shower. Color/cable TV, DVD, telephone and free WiFi are included.
Rates: $205 - $205
Type of bed: King



Rooms & Rates

Rates: $175 to $205
Payment types accepted include Discover, Diners Club, Master Card, American Express, Travelers Checks, Visa and Carte Blanche.
Rooms: This property has 6 total guest accommodations, 4 with hot tubs, 1 with whirlpool, 6 suites.
The types of beds available include Queen and King.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Weekends, holidays, special events and high season (May-October),
Cancellation: One month or non-refundable deposit refund less $15/day fee (non-refundable 100% for holidays/special events/group reservations/high season/discounts/packages)
Pets: Inn Cat in main house. Suggest booking Rose Victorian or Carriage House suites if allergies.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Wine, Snacks/Refreshments, Hors d'oeuvres and Breakfast.
Types of meals: Hors d'oeuvres, Snacks/Refreshments, Early Coffee/Tea, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Continental Breakfast, Continental Plus Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Wine, Vegetarian Breakfast and Breakfast ensuite for additional charge.
Amenities In Room: Coffeemaker, Air Conditioning, Television, Refrigerator, DVD, Bath Amenities, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, Bathrobes, Telephone, Wireless Internet Access, Heating, Cable TV and tubs for two.
Amenities On Site: Gift Shop, Copy Machine, Fax, Handicap Access, Computers, Hot Tub/Jetted Tub, Free parking on premise and Soft Signature Robes Private label amenities Hairdryer 24 Hour Coffee/Tea Bar Afternoon Wine Social Bottomless Cookie Jar.
Business Traveler Amenities: Daily Newspapers, Internet Access, Desk, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Hair Dryer, Modem Connection, Television, Iron/Ironing Board, Computer workstation with printer, early risers breakfast and desk in room.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.
Spa Packages: Couples massage for two (minimum 2 night stay)
Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Garden of the Gods Club (private club)


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Oct. 15-April 30, Sunday-Thursday, excludes holidays


Events Hosted: Honeymoons and Romantic Getaways.
Other Activities: White Water rafting, Tennis, Sports Events, Major College, Antiquing, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Birdwatching, Bicycling, Art Galleries, Wineries, historic sites, rock climbing and whitewater rafting.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Paravicinis Bistro\^\^Jake & Telly's Greek Taverna\^\^Front Range BBQ

Historic Interest

The inn was built in 1902 by Isabel Holden, the wife of a wealthy Colorado Springs businessman. Each of the guest suites are named for Colorado towns in which the Holden's owned interests - Aspen, Cripple Creek, Goldfield, Silverton and Independence as well as Pikes Peak, named for America's Mountain. The surroundings are furnished with beautiful antiques, many are family heirlooms. The Clark's meticulously restored the property in 1986 and also restored the 1906 carriage house and Queen Anne Victorian next door.
Historic Awards: Local Register (Applied), City Historical Site (Applied), Local Register (Granted), City Historical Site (Granted), Historic Preservation Award 2003 for Best Restoration, Best B&B from the Colorado Springs Independent, Best Affordable Luxury from B&B Country Inns Magazine and Best B&B for a Honeymoon/Anniversary.
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society, National Trust, City Historical Society and Old Colorado City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Miramont Castle, McAllister House, Glen Eyrie Castle, The Pioneer's Museum, the Broadmoor Hotel & Carriage House Museum, Cliff Dwellings Museum, Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods Park

Romantic Interest

All suites, with fireplaces, tubs for two, private baths, sitting areas, fluffy bathrobes, private label amenities. Breakfast available ensuite for an additional charge. Packages available with flowers and massages for two.