Nestled in historic Manitou Springs at the base of Pikes Peak the Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast is within walking distance to all shops, galleries and restaurants. The B&B is minutes away from the base of Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, Cave of the Winds and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. We are located 4 miles West of Colorado Springs. We enjoy helping our guests plan their daily activities and site seeing trips throughout the Pikes Peak region; we gladly make reservations, provide maps and offer our best recommendations for local eateries to help your visit memorable. Hope to see you at the Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast.
Manitou Springs first bed and breakfast was built in 1886 as boarding house. Today, our Victorian is recently renovated with seven spacious guest rooms that include private baths, most with claw foot tubs and showers. Each room is unique in its decor and views. The Avenue Hotel B&B is a blend of antique charm and modern elegance; a sitting room and a reading parlor are warmed with fireplaces and are framed with windows overlooking Manitou Avenue and the historic library park.
A three story turned staircase escorts you to your room. A scrumptious full breakfast is made and served each morning,homemade cookies, and snacks are provided throughout the day along with a hot beverage station. The rooms have AC and many have fireplaces. The hot tub is on the back patio for your enjoyment in the evening and the terraced garden and BBQ is perfect for summer parties and larger family groups.
Check In :
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Can Accommodate Children 12 and over are welcome
Check Out :
A breakfast is thoughtfully prepared each morning. Homemade baked goods, fresh fruit, and a hearty breakfast entree. Elegantly served on china with beautiful glassware. Snacks and hot beverage station. Complimentary wine or beer.
$20 up to 14 days prior to reservation then 1 night stay unless room can be re-rented.
Reserve a getaway that shows you care. Sweep your love up to the romantic room of your choice. The room is set for you; rose petals arranged, candles, cheese and fruit plate and a bottle of wine. The evening will start with one hour Couples massages; you will unwind and relax under the hands of Catherine Lee and partnering licensed massage therapist. Then slip out for a fondue at the romantic restaurant, the Mona Lisa. Return to candle light, rose petals and wine.
Bottle of Wine, Cheese and fruit plate, candle lite and rose petals
Couples Massage, one hour, with 2 licensed massage therapists
Chocolate fondue dessert gift certificate to the Mona Lisa ($30)
room and tax not included Offer begins now and expires at no time.
Who needs an excuse? Get your book club, work-out group, or BFFs together inn the home where you dont have to fold laundry or do dishes. Let us take care of you! Arrive prepared to kick back and relish some down time with friends. Gather in the Library for savory appetizers, plentiful enough as a light meal and a glass of wine. Dont forget your suits, slip into the hot tub. Before falling into cozy beds indulge in a dessert tray of homemade delights along with a soothing cup of tea. After leisurely enjoying breakfast; hit the array of shops that Manitou Springs offers.
$55.00 per person for the Manitou Suite (sleeps 4).
Manitou Suite with cozy Queen Beds, tax not included.
Savory appetizers with a glass of wine.
Dessert tray with evening tea selection.
Get all the comforts with none of the cares.
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Celebrate your "alone time" to relax, unwind, and reconnect - just the two of you; no interruptions and distractions! Candles will be arranged around the room . Your bottle of wine or beer, cheese and crackers, and a dinner gift certificate will be in waiting in your room. Take your time, sip some wine, and then wander down the street to dinner.
Dinner certificate for $50 to local restaurant
Candles arranged around the room. Choice of a bottle of wine, or variety bucket of beer from Bristol Brewery or non-alcoholic cider
Room and Tax not included.
Offer begins now and expires at no time.
LEMON POPPY SEED MUFFINS
1 c. butter
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 c. fresh lemon juice
2 tsp. grated lemon peel
1 c. sugar
2 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
4 stiffly beaten egg whites
2 tbsp. poppy seeds
Cream together butter and sugar in a large bowl until smooth. Add egg yolks and beat until light. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Add dry ingredients alternately with lemon juice to the creamed mixture. Stir after each addition but do not overmix. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites, poppy seeds and lemon peel. Spoon batter into prepared muffin tins and bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes. Yield: 12.
Delicious Raspberry Oatmeal Cookie Bars
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup seedless raspberry jam
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8 inch square pan, and line with greased foil.
2. Combine brown sugar, flour, baking soda, salt, and rolled oats. Rub in the butter using your hands or a pastry blender to form a crumbly mixture. Press 2 cups of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan. Spread the jam to within 1/4 inch of the edge. Sprinkle the remaining crumb mixture over the top, and lightly press it into the jam.
3. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Allow to cool before cutting into bars. Yield 1 - 8x8 inch pan