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: $145 to $175
Total Rooms: 6
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (8 reviews)


Circa 1902. Built by the widow of a prosperous rancher and businessman, 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 Victorian house next door include the Cripple Creek, Aspen, Silverton, Goldfield and Independence suites. The inn's suites boast fireplaces and oversized tubs for two. Guests can relax in the living room with fireplace, front parlor, veranda with mountain views or garden with gazebo and fountains. There are friendly cats in residence.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.Location: Mountains, City/Urban 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 &34;tub for two&34; make this suite a honeymooner's dream. Queen four-poster brass bed. The bath also includes a separate marble shower. Decorated in ivy wallpaper with accents of blue and rose.
Rates: $145 - $165
Type of bed: Queen

Cripple Creek Suite
Lovely two-room suite reminiscent of English elegance and romance with an old-fashioned white iron Queen bed, marble-topped Victorian dresser, mountain view to the mahogany fireplace and private sitting area. Features a Roman marble &34;tub for two&34; and private bath with fluted porcelain pedestal sink and separate marble shower.
Rates: $150 - $165
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 &34;tub for two&34; and shower combination and malachite marble sink. Rich deep colors of emerald green with peach accents gives it a traditional atmosphere. View the secret back garden with lattice gazebo and fountains from your bedroom window.
Rates: $145 - $165
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. Bath has a marble Roman &34;tub for two&34; which also sits under a skylight, complete with hand-held shower. Waterfall furniture and a cozy oak-framed fireplace. Ivory and ebony touches add to the light and airy feel of this delightful suite with dormer windows. Privacy and seclusion is the hallmark of this room with a view.
Rates: $145 - $165
Type of bed: Queen

Independence Suite
First floor private luxury suite. Decorated in soft colors, 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. This suite has the distinction of being awarded one of the Waverly Rooms of the Yea by Country Inns Bed & Breakfast magazine. Disabled and handicap access also provided.
Rates: $155 - $165
Type of bed: Queen

Pikes Peak
"Our newest 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 queen brass 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: $100 - $165

Carriage House
The adjacent Carriage House offers a special place for quiet and privacy with an English Cottage theme. Each of the two private and separate suites feature a queen bed under skylight, sitting area, color/cable TV/DVD/CD/clock radio, refrigerator, hair dryer, iron/ironing board, telephone/modem hook-up, gas fireplace (winter only) and air conditioning (summer). The house also has a common-shared living room/parlor accented with blue Delft and tasteful accents, a kitchenette with sink and microwave only, and it's own front porch with a view of the back garden. Whether you're seeking seclusion or are traveling with another couple, you'll love this peaceful reatreat with an English cottage atmosphere. Silverton Suite and Bath
Rates: $150 - $165



Rooms & Rates

Rates: $145 to $175
Payment types accepted include Visa, Travelers Checks, Master Card, Discover, Diners Club, Carte Blanche and American Express.
Rooms: This property has 6 guest houses, 6 with hot tubs, 6 suites and 1 cabin.
The types of beds available include King and Queen.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Weekends, holidays, special events and high season (May-October),
Cancellation: 14 days (one month holidays/special events plus 100% deposit) for deposit refund (one night/50% deposit) $15 rebooking fee/day anytime
Pets: Innkeepers pets on premises.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Wine, Snacks/Refreshments, Hors d'oeuvres and Breakfast.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Hors d'oeuvres, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Continental Plus Breakfast, Continental Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Wine and Breakfast ensuite for additional $15 charge.
Amenities In Room: Television, Telephone, Refrigerator, Reading Lamps, Modem Hook-Up, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, DVD, Desk, Data Ports, Clock Radio, Central Air, Cable TV, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, CD Player, Turn-Down Service, Wireless Internet Access and tubs for two.
Amenities On Site: PC, Parlor Games, Limited Handicap Access, Library, Hearing Impared, Handicap Access, Gift Shop, Fireplace, Fax, DVD, Copy Machine, Computers, Phone, Television and VCR.
Business Traveler Amenities: Daily Newspapers, Wireless Internet Access, Hair Dryer, Desk, Iron/Ironing Board, FAX On-site, Modem Connection, Television, Internet Access, Computer workstation with printer and early risers breakfast.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages, Manicures/Pedicures, Hair Care, Facials, Body Scrubs and Water Therapies.
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: Romantic Getaways and Honeymoons.
Other Activities: Wineries, Tennis, Sports Events, Major College, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Bicycling, Art Galleries, Antiquing, historic sites, rock climbing and whitewater rafting.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Craftwood Inn-Manitou Springs, Stagecoach Inn-Manitou Springs, La Petit Maison-One block from inn.

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. The surroundings are furnished with beautiful antiques, many are family heirlooms. The Clark's meticulously restored the property in 1986 and subsequently added a Victorian carriage house and Queen Anne Victorian next door.
Historic Awards: Local Register (Granted), Local Register (Applied), City Historical Site (Granted), City Historical Site (Applied), 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: National Trust, Local Historical Society, 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, each with fireplace, tubs for two, private bath, sitting area, fluffy bathrobes, private label amenities. Breakfast available en suite for an additional charge. Packages available with champagne, flowers and massages for two.