The Bross Hotel, which opened in 1906, is a graceful frontier hotel noted for its hospitality. The ten guest rooms, all with private baths, are appointed with period antiques. It retains the ambiance of the early 20th century while offering guests the best of 21st century conveniences.
The front porch rockers invite guests to sit and visit. The second floor balcony porch is a favorite spot for a glass of wine before dinner or just observing the neighborhood of old homes and large shade trees. Perennial gardens, decks, patio and private hot tub beckon guests outdoors. Paved, adjoining off-street parking is provided.
Located just one block from Paonia’s downtown guests can walk to restaurants and entertainment. With a plethora of artists and musicians making their homes in the area, concerts and other events occur nearly every weekend.
The Bross Hotel Bed and Breakfast's accommodations are the perfect setting for intimate weddings, memorable honeymoons, festive parties, other special events, business conferences, workshops or seminars/retreats.
Check In :
4:00 - 8:00 PM
Check Out :
Breakfast buffet offers home-baked treats, farm fresh egg dishes, bacon, ham or sausage, fresh seasonal fruit, a variety of cereals, juice, coffee, and assortment of teas.
One night's lodging
: Fee of $25 if room is canceled more than 7 days prior to reservation. Full payment for reservation if canceled 7 or fewer days before reservation.
Paonia is the perfect place to stay while perusing the works of local artists and Mother Nature. It's truly the center of the Western Slope and offers visitors an exciting and diverse array of activities - from active outdoor endeavors like hiking and biking, to learning about the early settlers and the Ute Indians. So plan a five-day mini-vacation at the Bross Hotel and sample some of the following day trips.
• North Rim Glass Studio and Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park,
• Fort Uncompaghre Living History Museum and Escalante Canyon,
• West Elk Scenic Byway,
• Pioneer Town in Cedaredge and the Grand Mesa,
• Redstone artists and Marble's marble quarry,
• Wine tasting and fruit/vegetable stand visits,
• Antiquing in Hotchkiss and Cedaredge,
• Colorado National Monument and Grand Junction's Main Street,
• Hiking, biking, boating, fishing,
Pay for four nights and get the fifth night free.
Offer begins 08-01-2012 and expires 12-31-2015.
Take a Musical World Tour
Take a tour of world music with the Blue Sage Center for the Arts. Embark on September 13 and enjoy the music of George Gershwin played by Opus Two . Continue on the tour and you’ll visit the following countries:
March 20 and 21 France Color and Light, Musical Impressions of Debussy
May 2 Russia Piano Four Hands
TBA America Aspen Music Festival
Offer begins 08-29-2014 and expires 06-29-2015.
Free Concerts are held weekly throughout the summer in Paonia
Paonia is blessed with many talented musicians and music enthusiasts. This is celebrated in the summer with free concerts held weekly. During June and July the concerts are generally local performers held at the Paonia Library on Tuesday evenings. Nationally recognized performers bring the town park to life on Thursday evenings in August. Offer begins 03-19-2015 and expires 08-31-2015.
Paonia - “Colorado’s Farm to Table Capital” is ready to share a great culinary experience with you.
Did you know that the Paonia area has the greatest concentration of organic farms in the state? In addition, there are about a dozen wineries. So, what could be better than a great dinner under a beautiful sky with local food and wine? The following events will provide an opportunity for you see why Colorado Life Magazine declared Paonia “Colorado’s Farm to Table Capital.”
Farm Markets open from Memorial Day weekend through October
Wineries open for tastings Memorial Day weekend through November 2
June 20-21 - North Fork Uncorked - Be one of the first to taste the new releases from the valley wineries. Wine pairings, free tastings and barrel tastings. 970-527-3444.
July 31-Aug 2 - West Elks WineTrail - The premier wine event of the season. Free tastings, wine and food pairings, winemaker’s recipes. Complimentary gifts. Select winemakers offer intimate dinners at their wineries. 970-527-3444.
Oct. 17 - Oktoberfest - The harvest is in. Celebrate with beer, brats and music.
Oct. 31-Nov.2 - Celebrate - The Garvin Mesa wineries celebrate the holidays with food and wine pairings specific to the season. Select your wines for the holidays. 970-390-4251
Oct. 31-Nov.2 - Fourth Annual Hard Cider Festival - Hosted by Delicious Orchards. 970-527-1110
Offer begins 03-19-2015 and expires 10-31-2015.
Ingredients: 1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup vegetable oil
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 cups chopped plums
1 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons of sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons chopped pecans
1. Mix sugars, oil, and egg.
2. Combine dry ingredients. Add alternately to sugar mixture with buttermilk.
3. Stir in plums and pecans.
4. Pour batter into two 8x4x2 inch loaf pans.
5. Combine topping ingredients. Sprinkle over batter.
6. Bake at 350 degrees F until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean - about 60 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before turning out of pans.