Bross Hotel B&B

Innkeeper(s): Linda Lentz

Address: 312 Onarga Avenue, Paonia, CO  81428

Region: Southwest Region

Local Phone: (970) 527-6776

Fax: (970) 527-7737

Rate Range: $110 - $150

Check-In: 4:00 - 8:00 PM

Check-Out: 11:00 AM

Types of Payment Accepted: Cash, Visa, MasterCard

Types of Rooms: Rooms, Suites

Types of Meals Available: Breakfast

Ambiance: warm & welcoming

Number of Rooms: 10

Number of Baths: 10

Inn Description:

The Bross Hotel B&B has been Paonia’s premier lodging establishment for 110 years. Guests are welcomed in the front parlor and checked in to the 10 rooms, each with a private bath, located on the second and third floors. They are invited/encouraged to enjoy the perennial gardens, the porches, decks and patios, and the all-purpose lounge. The balcony is a favorite spot for a glass of wine before dinner. Located just one block from the town’s main intersection guests enjoy walking to fine restaurants, cultural activities, and shopping. The town park, the site of summer festivals and music events, is a short walk, also. The Bross Hotel is centrally located for participation in outdoor sports, visiting local wineries and farm markets, soaking in the beauty of the area and the art catalyzed by that beauty.

Inn Features:

  • Deposit Required
  • Child Friendly
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking Outside Only

Room Amenities:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Desks

Guest Services:

  • Conference Rooms
  • Wedding Facility
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Access

Nearby Activities:

  • Fishing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Biking
  • Hiking

Cancellation Policy:

$25 cancellation fee if reservation is cancelled more than 7 days before the check-in date.

Reservations cancelled within 7 days of the check-in date are the responsibility of the person making the cancellation.



Golden 20% Discount for Leaf Peepers
September 12 – October 27

Do you enjoy viewing the golden aspens, the red scrub oak, and the various russets on the mountainsides?  Plan your leaf peeping for two or more days, Sunday through Thursday, between September 12 and October 27 and get a golden 20% discount on lodging at the Bross Hotel B&B.  The Bross is centrally located for day trips to McClure Pass, the Grand Mesa, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and Kebler Pass, reputed to have the largest stands of aspen in the world.  [Note:  when the aspens are no longer golden, the valley is in color and usually lasts throughout October.]  Nature is waiting.  You just need to get out there.

Have Yourself a Victorian Thanksgiving
November 23 – 26

Spend Thanksgiving at the historic Bross Hotel B&B.  You’ll experience the romance of one of America’s small towns.  And, I’ll make you a deal.  Help decorate the Victorian Bross Hotel for Christmas and I’ll provide Thanksgiving dinner.  Arrive Wednesday evening or by mid-afternoon on Thanksgiving Day.  Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.  Friday we’ll get out the decorations and you can choose those you’d like to use to transform the hotel into a Victorian masterpiece. In the evening you can watch the Thanksgiving parade in Crawford and the children can speak to Santa about their Christmas list.  Saturday you can do some Christmas shopping at one or more local Christmas bazaars.  Cost of the weekend depends upon the number of nights you stay —  $110/night for single occupancy and $135/night for double occupancy, plus tax.


Baroque Music Festival    

October 21 – 22

Kick off the winter concert season with a weekend of Baroque Music.  Join this Blue Sage festival with a two-night stay at the Bross Hotel and a fine Paonia dinner and you’ve got yourself a winning weekend.  Friday evening Grammy-nominated harpsichordist Jory Vinikour will play Bach’s Goldberg Variations.  On Saturday he’ll be joined by Ann Marie Morgan on cello for an evening of traditional baroque dances and sonatas by Rameau and Couperin.  At a champagne brunch on Saturday you can get an up-close view of their period instruments while hearing about music performance in the age of enlightenment.

The all-inclusive cost for the weekend is $345 for single occupancy and $510 for double occupancy.  Included:  2 nights and 2 breakfasts at the Bross Hotel B&B, 2 concerts at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts, Saturday brunch, and a gift card for dinner at one of Paonia’s fine restaurants.

Voices of the Piano
November 18-19

Susan Ellinger, concert pianist and artistic director of the Blue Sage Center for the Arts Concert Series, will play two concerts that demonstrate how composers and pianists speak through their music.  Friday evening she’ll play the courtly music of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven during the Age of Enlightenment.  The seductive melodies of Schubert, Chopin and Brahms will transport you to the century of longing on Saturday evening.  Stay at the Bross Hotel B&B, attend one or both concerts and get a discount on lodging.  Cost per evening (lodging and concert) is $130 for single occupancy and $180 for double occupancy.


The breakfast is served buffet style and includes: juices, cereals, beverages (coffee, teas, milk) fresh fruit, breads, a hot main dish.


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