FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 1/13/03

Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado
P.O. Box 38416, Colorado Springs, CO 80937
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Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado (www.innsofcolorado.org) in an ongoing effort to highlight the many regional efforts of our BBIC State Members, are happy to announce….


BBIC Offers Romantic Valentine Specials


TREAT YOUR VALENTINE TO A TRIP TO THE HOT SPRINGS!
There is no place like Strawberry Park -- a magical place in Steamboat Springs where the hot lithium mineral water coming from the ground is mixed with stream water to provide pools of varying temperatures. A wonderful place to relax! Three-night minimum. Dates: February 13, 14 & 15 OR 14, 15 & 16. Cost: Alpine Rose will cover the cost to the Springs on Saturday evening -- a value of $60.00 per couple.

Alpine Rose Bed and Breakfast (Bea Westwater or Lynn Atkinson)
Address: 724 Grand Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80467
E-Mail: lynn@stonerose.com
URL: http://www.stonerose.com
Local: 970-879-1528

LOVE IS IN THE AIR at the Arbor House Inn Bed & Breakfast in South Fork, Colorado. To help you celebrate the love of your life, we are offering a free romantic candlelight dessert for two when you book a two-night stay during the month of February. Enjoy an invigorating day on the slopes at Wolf Creek Ski Area and a relaxing evening with your sweetheart by the fire. Queen-size bed, private bath, satellite TV, mini-fridge and microwave in each guest room for your comfort and convenience. Our "Lovin’ Oven" honeymoon/anniversary suite also features an in-room whirlpool tub. Treat yourself to beautiful river and forest views as you enjoy the gourmet breakfast served daily in the dining room. Dates: February, 2003. Cost: Call for rate information.

Arbor House Inn (Keith or Laurie Bratton)
Address: 31358 W. US Highway 160, PO Box 995, South Fork, CO 81154
E-Mail: info@arborhouseinnco.com
URL: http://www.arborhouseinnco.com
Reservations: 888-830-4642 Local: 719-873-5012

TIME FOR TWO -- Valentines Romantic Getaway! The Honeymoon Suite is your very own private suite. The warm glow of the electric fireplace, the swirling bubbles of the jacuzzi on the private deck, the queen-size log bed and private bath all add to the comfort and ambiance on this wonderful romantic retreat. Be rejuvenated by the sights and sounds of nature in the Black Forest. This romantic package includes: 2 nights’ accommodations, fresh roses, chocolate covered strawberries and a bottle of sparkling cider. Dates: February 1 - 28, 2003. Cost: $290.

Black Forest Guest Suite (Michael Choffy)
Address: 10655 Black Forest Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80908
E-Mail: info@blackforestguestsuite.com
URL: http://www.blackforestguestsuite.com
Reservations: 877-833-8520 Local: 719-494-1240

ROMANCE AS YOU LIKE IT! During February and March, you can customize a romantic night or a weekend getaway with your significant other. First decide what you think would make the event romantic. Then call the Bross Hotel and Linda will help make that event come true. In addition to the usual comfortable rooms and delicious breakfasts, any or all of the following can be arranged: dinner for two with wine, fresh flowers or balloon bouquet, homemade fudge, champagne, massages, private hot-tubbing. Another request? Just ask and we’ll try to arrange it. Dates: February 1 - March 31, 2003. Cost: Dependent upon amenities requested. Base price for B&B is $90 per couple.

Bross Hotel (Linda Lentz)
Address: 312 Onarga Avenue, PO Box 85, Paonia, CO 81428
E-Mail: brosshotel@paonia.com
URL: http://www.paonia-inn.com
Local: 970-527-6776

Ah, Valentine’s Day -- the time to really make points with your sweetie. Historic Eastholme has the romantic setting for you. Tucked in the mountains of Pikes Peak with great views, quiet Victorian ambience, gourmet breakfast, hot tub for private time and secret trails for a hike for two. Special treats await in your room, with flowers and chocolates. To get your pick of the honeymoon cottages or any of our six large romantic rooms, call soon. Prices $85 - $150. Discount for two or more night stays. Spa services available at additional cost; arrangements must be made at time of reservations. Dates: Feb. 7 & 8, Feb. 13 & 14, or Feb. 21 & 22, 2003. Cost: $85 - $150 per night, with discount for multiple night stay. Licensed spa services available at additional cost; arrangements must be made with reservation.

Eastholme in the Rockies B&B (Terry Thompson)
Address: 4445 Hagerman Avenue, Cascade, CO 80809
E-Mail: info@eastholme.com
URL: http://www.eastholme.com
Reservations: 800-672-9901 Local: 719-684-9901

CHERISH is the Word. Make this Valentine’s Weekend the most romantic ever! Spend this special weekend at The Mary Lawrence Inn. You will find champagne, flowers and other romantic goodies in your room while you and your sweetheart rediscover each other. Saturday evening our guest chef will present a sumptuous feast complemented with fine wines. In our candlelit parlor, a licensed massage therapist will teach you the arts of intimate touch and couples massage. Space is very limited, so call now for availability and prices. Gift Certificates are available.

The Mary Lawrence Inn (Janette McKinny)
Address: 601 North Taylor, Gunnison, CO 81230
E-Mail: marylinn@gunnison.com
URL: http://www.commerceteam.com/mary.html
Reservations: 888-331-6863 Local: 970-641-3343

Valentine’s Day Special News Alert! SweetHearts Stay at Our Hearts Inn, Headlines Read. Couples rushing to Historic District B&B to reserve their Valentine’s Day Special cause major traffic jam on Colorado Avenue! Local Reporters Admonish: Don’t be left out of the rush! Call & Reserve today! Packages include special breakfast & check-in treats (Chocolates/Flowers & English Bath Package). Rates range from $125 - $165 (Private Breakfast served in Suite!) Dates: February 1 - March 1, 2003. Cost: No Minimum Night Stay. Rates $125 to $165, Package & Breakfast. Tax not included.

Our Hearts Inn Old Colorado City (Andy & Pat Fejedelem)
Address: 2215 W. Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
E-Mail: ourheartsinn@aol.com
URL: http://www.inn-colorado-springs.com
Reservations: 800-533-7095 Local: 719-473-8684

LOVE & ROMANCE PACKAGE - The perfect way to say "I love you" to that special person in your life. A dozen roses and a box of chocolates will be waiting in your room when you and the one you love check in (let us know if you want an early 2 pm check-in time). Then, an in-room one-hour massage by a trained massage therapist will help your loved one relax and set the mood for romance. The package must be requested when making the reservation. Dates: Entire month of February. Cost: $100 in addition to room cost. Rooms vary from $95 - $185/night.

Red Crags Bed & Breakfast Inn (Lynda Lerner)
Address: 302 El Paso Boulevard, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
E-Mail: info@redcrags.com
URL: http://www.redcrags.com
Reservations: 800-721-2248 Local: 719-685-1920

VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL! The perfect time to set aside some time for romance -- with a romantic getaway to a Bed & Breakfast Inn. Come and be swept away by a special night of pampering in our Bed & Breakfast Lodge while enjoying our Romance Package. Package includes a night for two in the room of your choice, a bouquet of roses, a bottle of chilled sparkling cider, chocolate covered strawberries, a white-chocolate cheesecake for two and breakfast served in bed -- all for only $130 - $145 for double occupancy. Dates: February 14 & 15, 2003. Cost: $130 - $145 for first night; $80 - $95 for each additional night.

Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins (Brian & Debbie Reynolds)
Address: 4680 Hagerman Avenue, Cascade, CO 80809
E-Mail: rockymountaincabins@msn.com
URL: http://www.rockymountainlodge.com
Reservations: 888-298-0348 Local: 719-684-2521

Spring Cottage issues PASSPORT and grants to the bearers entry without delay into an INTRIGUINGLY ROMANTIC FEBRUARY. Passport inclusions: A five-course mystery dinner for two awaits you at Mataam Fez, Moroccan fine dining in Colorado Springs. Enter a world away as you tour "Casablanca" with Humphrey and Ingrid. Private showings in either cottage. Dates: Issued February 1, 2003. Expires February 28, 2003. Cost: $110 per couple, per night. Two-night minimum. Non-cancelable.

Spring Cottage (Ron & Judy Lancaster)
Address: 113 Pawnee Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
E-Mail: lancaster@springcottage.com
URL: http://www.springcottage.com
Reservations: 888-588-9395 Local: 719-685-9395

Contact each Inn individually and mention this Special when making your reservation.