FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 3/14/03


Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado
P.O. Box 38416, Colorado Springs, CO 80937
Call 800-265-7696 for Information or a Free Guide
Look for us online:
http://www.innsofcolorado.org

For More Information Contact: Lisa Kolb (719) 471-9265 or Pat Fejedelem (719) 473-8684
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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….


JUMBLED PILLOWS (Unique Specials and Packages)

IN HONOR OF THE ESTES PARK ROTARY CLUB’S DUCKY DERBY being held May 3rd, the Anniversary Inn will be offering a free ducky to each guest that stays two consecutive nights or more April 25 - May 23. (You can run your own private races in our Jacuzzi tubs for two.) Dates: April 25 - May 23, 2003. Cost: $100 - $175/night.

Anniversary Inn (Trish and Walt Hebert)
Address: 1060 Mary’s Lake Road, Estes Park, CO 80517
URL: http://www.estesinn.com
E-Mail: thebert@gte.net
Local: 970-586-6200

BLOSSOM WEEKEND (April 11 - 13). It’s the beginning of the growing season. Orchards are beginning to bloom. Farmers are planting seeds and animals are tending their young. It’s a great time to visit the North Fork Valley (the location of Paonia) and learn about the bounty that comes from the region. This weekend package will take you to vineyards, orchards, gardens and barnyards (llama, elk, buffalo). You’ll have an opportunity to sample the fruit of the land and learn about the history of the early settlers who introduced fruit trees to Paonia, as well as learn about the diversification of agriculture in more recent years. Dates: April 11 - 13, 2003. Cost: $250 for single occupancy, $190 per person for double occupancy. Includes: Two nights’ bed and breakfast, 2 dinners, lunch and tour.

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

PIZZA LOVERS SPECIAL AT THE ICE PALACE INN! CALL FOR YOUR PIE IN THE SKY! $269.00 Includes: Two nights’ lodging for two at The Ice Palace Inn, located in historic Leadville, the highest incorporated city in the U.S., gourmet breakfast for two each morning. One (1) Large Pizza--your choice of toppings, salad & drinks delivered to the Inn one evening. Afternoon goodies and teas. Relax in our hot tub under the stars! Reserve now for your Pizza Party! Dates: Now until June 30, 2003. Cost: $269.00 for two nights’ lodging for two, breakfast and pizza dinner.

Ice Palace Inn Bed and Breakfast (Giles & Kami Kolakowski)
Address: 813 Spruce Street, Leadville, CO 80461
URL: http://www.icepalaceinn.com
E-Mail: icepalace@bwn.net
Reservations: 800-754-2840 Local: 719-486-8272

ENTER TO WIN THE INN AND YOUR STAY IS ON US! We have offered a lot of specials over the years, but none quite like this one. $230.00 includes: An entry to "Win The Ice Palace Inn," mortgage free and a free night’s stay at this award winning Inn. For anyone who has ever dreamed of owning your own Bed and Breakfast in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, or just need a getaway….this is an offer that cannot be beaten. The Ice Palace Inn in scenic and historic downtown Leadville, Colorado, will be GIVEN AWAY in a 150-word-or-less essay contest, $230.00 entry fee and 2 SASEs. For details and contest rules, see our contest website or call 1-800-754-2840. Dates: Offer good on all new entries, until we reach our minimum of 2,500 essays. Call for a reservation and stay for free Sunday - Thursday. Write the best essay and The Inn Is Yours! Write an essay and stay for free! What a special!! Cost: $230.00 for one-night stay and entry into our Win The Inn Essay Contest!

Ice Palace Inn Bed and Breakfast (Giles & Kami Kolakowski)
Address: 813 Spruce Street, Leadville, CO 80461
URL: http://www.icepalaceinn.com
E-Mail: icepalace@bwn.net
Reservations: 800-754-2840 Local: 719-486-8272

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