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1102 W Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-4347, USA    
(888) 565-3980, (719) 471-3980
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  1. "The Romance of the Past with the Comforts of Today"...
  2. Elegant Victorian charm and the amenities of a boutique inn...
  3. The Independence Suite boasts hardwood floors, original pocket doors, four-poste...
  4. Holden House features all private baths...
  5. The Cripple Creek Suite is a spacious suite with a comfortable sitting area...
  6. The Aspen Suite with open turret, skylight and hand-painted sky mural...
  7. The Pikes Peak Suite with private balcony and kitchenette...
  8. The Goldfield Suite includes a four-foot skylight over the bed with hand-painted...
  9. The Silverton Suite features a view of the garden and an original mission oak fi...
  10. The secret garden with fountains and adjacent to the Carriage House...
  11. The lovely front parlor with inlaid hardwood medallion ...
  12. The verandahs offer a place to enjoy rocking chairs and porch swings...
  13. Longtime innkeepers Sallie and Welling Clark opened the inn in 1986 and continue...
  14. Suites with oversized tubs for two are available for a romantic getaway!...
  15. The lovely front parlor is your introduction to Holden House hospitality...
  16. Our InnCat greeter Mingtoy enjoys meeting our guests...
  17. The beautiful Shakespeare garden is a perfect place to enjoy a glass of lemonade...
  18. The holidays are a special time at Holden House in Colorado Springs...
  19. The inn is decorated for Christmas with trees, lights, garlands and holiday hosp...
  20. Guests enjoy the trimmings of the season during the Christmas and New Year holid...


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Description

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.

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Rates

$145 to $175

Payment Types Accepted Include Visa, Travelers Checks, Master Card, Discover, Diners Club, Carte Blanche and American Express.

    • Wine
    • Snacks/Refreshments
    • Hors d'oeuvres
    • Breakfast

Amenities

This property has 6 guest houses, 6 with hot tubs, 6 suites and 1 cabin. The types of beds available include Queen and King.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable TV
  • Computers
  • Copy Machine
  • DVD
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Free parking on premise
  • Gift Shop
  • Hair Dryer
  • Handicap Access
  • Heating
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Turn-Down Service
  • Wireless Internet Access

Business Traveler Amenities

Computer workstation with printer, early risers breakfast, desk in room
  • 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
  • Desk In Room

Events Hosted

    • Romantic Getaways
    • Honeymoons

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)
(INN) RESERVATIONS
www.gardenofthegodsclub.com

Liquor License

    • Beer & Wine

Pet Restrictions

  • Innkeepers pets on premises

Romantic Interest

All suites, with fireplaces, 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.

What's Green About Your Inn

We make an effort to recycle when possible and also adhere to Green Hotel standards.

Innkeepers Association Memberships

Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado, Authentic B&B Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak, Bed & Breakfasts of the Pikes Peak Region, Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association, Colorado Restaurant Association-Pikes Peak Chapter, Colorado Tourism Office, Colorado Springs Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Pikes Peak Country Attractions, Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce, AAA and Mobil

Describe Garden and Grounds

Cottage garden in front with wrap around verandah and porch swings. Back secret garden with fountains, and a gazebo.


 
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: $150 - $160

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 tub for two and private bath with fluted porcelain pedestal sink and separate marble shower.

Rates: $150 - $160

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: $145 - $155

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 marble Roman 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: $145 - $155

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: $160 - $170

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: $165 - $175

Type of bed: King

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Minimum Stay Requirements

Weekends, holidays, special events and high season (May-October),

Cancellation

One month for deposit refund less $15/day fee (non-refundable for holidays/special events/group reservations/discounts/packages plus 100% deposit) for deposit refund (one night/50% deposit) $15 rebooking fee/day anytime

Check-in/Check-out

4-6 p.m. / 11 a.m.

Smoking

Smoke Free Property.


Other Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Art Galleries
    • Bicycling
    • Birdwatching
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Live Theater
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Sports Events, Major College
    • Tennis
    • Wineries
    • Historic Sites
    • Rock Climbing
    • Whitewater Rafting

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 (Granted)
  • City Historical Site (Applied)
  • Local Register (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
  • Best B&b For A Honeymoon/anniversary

Historic Memberships:

  • Local Historical Society
  • National Trust
  • City Historical Society
  • 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

Other Awards:

Historic Preservation Award from Historic Preservation Alliance, Historic Preservation Award from Organization of Westside Neighbors, Best Inn Buys from Country Inns/Bed and Breakfast Magazine, Jones Dairy Farm Recipe Award Winner, Tourism Industry Award from Colorado Springs Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

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

Nearby College/University

Colorado College, University Colorado-The Springs (UCCS), US Air Force Academy, Regis University

Get a Free Night at this inn

The dates this property will honor the certificate are Oct. 15-April 30, Sunday-Thursday, excludes holidays.

- One Night Free: This property is featured as participating in the iLoveinns.com Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free program.


Southwestern Eggs Fiesta

This festive dish is fast, easy and makes a perfect breakfast or brunch meal. The wrap around tortilla adds a taste of the southwest to your meal!


Italiano Eggs Florentine

This taste of Italy is actually a baked omelette which can be prepared the night before, baked in rarebit dishes and placed on a plate prior to serving.


Ruffled Crepes Isabel

Named after the inn's original owner, Isabel Holden, this lovely and elegant dish combines French cooking with an American flair. The ruffled edges add to a perfect brunch table.


German Puff Pancakes With Spiced Apples

These individual "puff" pancakes offer a touch of Germany and the sweet spicey taste of fresh apples. A hit with our guests.


Chocolate Chunk/white Chocolate Cookies

A favorite withour "bottomless" cookie jar, this recipe is quick, easy and sure to please those sweet tooths!


Raspberry Love Potion #2-14

This luscious raspberry cordial is sure to add a touch of romance to your special Valentine celebration and set hearts a-fire!


Florentine Egg Fluffs

A lovely dish with flavor and a taste of Italy. This fluffy omelet variation adds a touch of romance to any breakfast meal.



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Absolutely perfect!

The staff and owners made our stay absolutely perfect! We ceebrated our 25th anniversary here and highly recommend this B&B for any special occasion. Five stars! Everything was fabulous!!
Gary and Toni V
7/18/2017

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DefinitelyStay Again

The room is very comfortable, we were able to enjoy a soak in the tub one night. Breakfasts were wonderful and worked around special dietary needs and requests. We were only able to site with wine one night of our stay but a nice touch (the peanut butter truffles were delicious!) The staff were very welcoming and friendly. We would definitely stay again and recommend to others.
Karla R
7/18/2017

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A wonderful time

We had a wonderful time in our private space over at the Rose Victorian. We were able to enjoy visit with relatives and it was comfortable and delicious!
Meledi and Steve R
7/18/2017

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Clean and comfortable

Wonderful staff. Clean and comfortable rooms. Love the coffee bar and porch swing. Ming's company was wonderful and thank you for a wonderful stay.
Casey and Alecia I
7/18/2017

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Inspirational!

This place has given me so much inspiration! I will be thinking and talking about it for days. It has definitely brought back my childhood days of my great-grandmother's farm. Very relaxing! Excellent breakfasts. Everyone was very polite and friendly. This is such a beautiful atmosphere, I don't want to leave!
Harriett L
7/18/2017

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Perfect get away

The house was beautiful and made us feel very welcome. The carriage house was a perfect get away. Loved the cookies and the friendly cat. Nice touches to make us feel at home and welcome!
Matt and Georgia C
10/1/2015

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Blessings to all

The room was lovely. The food was good. Pat was truly a delight. Blessings to all of you this holiday season.
Don and Larraine D
11/1/2015

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Could not have been happier

Could not have been happier with our selection of suite and to stay at your warm and accommodating B&B! From the wonderful conversation in the wine social to the food to the atmosphere. You've gained two very enthusiastic return customers! Thanks so much!
Ben and Acacia T
2/1/2015

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A wonderful experience

Thank you for a wonderful experience! The suite was perfect for our needs and very thoughtfully appointed with every feature a guest might need. We loved the cozy balcony as a place to start the day or relax in the evening. The kitchenette offered a convenient way to bring along and fix picnics for our day trips. We also loved the beautiful parlor as a spot to read or watch a movie. The bedroom was also beautifully decorated and very comfortable. We also appreciated the delicious breakfasts and the efforts to provide gluten free options. Not all B&Bs provide GF entrees for breakfast and the special versions of your dishes, such as crustless eggs Florentine were very thoughtful.
John and Mary S
5/1/2015

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Absolutely wonderful time

We had an absolutely wonderful time! Thanks to Heather especially. She went out of her way to create a delicious breakfast specifically catered to our dietary needs. We really love the Aspen suite with the cozy fireplace and the open beamed turret with the stars. Thanks so much!
Ric and Linnea S
11/1/2013

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Loved our stay

Love our stay + food + service was AAA!!! Thank you!
Pam and Rick R
9/1/2015

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Delicious all the way

Thank You! Food was delicious all the way from the coffee to the Florentine breakfast! All the amenities were thought of and appreciated from shower cap to ice bucket to wine & cheese, books and cat! We 3 sisters had a lovely stay and will recommend to anyone.
Lynn, Carol, Beth A
9/1/2015

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delightful

Your love of this house and nostalgia makes a very delightful experience.
Anonymous
10/21/2008

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