FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 3/26/03


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….


BBIC Offers a Variety of Specials for Spring and Summer 2003

MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL PACKAGE! Includes two nights’ deluxe Lodging for two, in room with private bath, down comforters & pillows, fresh flowers in the room, afternoon treats & Gourmet full Breakfast each day, and a lovely Italian Dinner for Two at Tuscato! You may add on the following at additional cost: Massage, Aromatic mineral bath for two, facial and/or nails & hair! How about a bottle of wine for her upon arrival? Pamper your Mom! She deserves it! We’ll arrange it all for you! Just call for details. Dates: May 1-15th & May 24-June 15, 2003. Cost: Weekends - $199; Weekdays only $179.

Galena Street Mountain Inn (Tammy Henry-Smith)
Address: 1st and Galena Street, Box 417, Frisco, CO 80443
URL: http://www.colorado-bnb.com/galena
E-Mail: galenast@aol.com
Reservations: 800-248-9138 Local: 970-668-3224

REMEMBER WHEN B&Bs OFFERED A LOW-COST, HIGH-VALUE OPTION FOR TRAVELERS -- including attentive service and delicious food? Well, the historic Hearthstone Inn is committed to providing this lodging option once again because it’s our 25th Anniversary! Opened in 1978, the Hearthstone Inn is one of the oldest operating B&B Inns in Colorado! We’re celebrating our anniversary by offering YOU incredible deals. How about one of our beautiful and unique guestrooms at HALF PRICE? Call now to reserve your room, because this offer is only available on a limited basis. For reservations or information, call 719-473-4413. The Hearthstone Inn is a 25-guestroom inn, event center and full-service restaurant. Dates: All during 2003, on a limited basis. Cost: $35 and up (rooms at half price) P.S. What a great idea for MOTHER’S DAY! An overnight in one of our guestrooms, followed by a lovely brunch on Sunday morning! (Hint, Hint)

The Hearthstone Inn (Nancy & David Oxenhandler)
Address: 506 N. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
URL: http://www.hearthstoneinn.com
E-Mail: nox59@hotmail.com
Reservations: 800-521-1885 Local: 719-473-4413

HISTORIC SPRING BREAK SPECIAL! Celebrate Leadville’s Spring Break Inn Style -- $125.00 for one night; $225.00 for Two. Includes: Lodging for two, champagne and balloons in your room upon arrival, gourmet breakfast for two both mornings. Stay at the Ice Palace Inn and experience Leadville’s famous history in person. The Ice Palace Inn sits on the original site of the famous Ice Palace. Wood in the original structure was used to construct our Premier Victorian Inn. Call now to reserve your room! Don’t forget your suits for a quick dash to the hot tub surrounded by snow! Dates: Now until April 30, 2003. Cost: $125 for 1 Night for Two; $225.00 for 2 Nights for Two.

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

THE WRITE WAY TO OWN A BED AND BREAKFAST!!! 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. For anyone who has ever dreamed of owning your own Bed and Breakfast in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, 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 SASE. For details and contest rules, see our contest website or call 1-800-754-2840. Write the best essay and The Inn Is Yours! What a special! Dates: Now until April 30, 2003. Cost: $230.00 to WIN THE INN!

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

TWO SISTERS INN joins in honoring Mueller State Park, one of Colorado’s 39 State Parks. Celebrate Springtime in the Rockies! Two Sisters Inn invites you on a wonderful weekend enjoying the splendor of nearby Mueller State Park, a beautiful 40-minute drive from the Inn. Hike their trails with breathtaking views of Pikes Peak, the Collegiate Mountains and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains; picnic in the pines; and enjoy one of their many interpretive presentations given by Park Naturalists through the summer. On May 17 at 1:00 p.m., Naturalist Sandy Berg will be presenting Birds of Prey and will be accompanied by live feathered friends giving a close-up look at the Raptors in our State. This package includes 2 nights at the Inn in a room with private bath, 2 delectable breakfasts, a Park Pass for the day, and a picnic lunch to munch amid the wildflowers. Dates: May 1 - September 1, 2003. Cost: $215 - $255 + tax, based on double occupancy.

Two Sisters Inn -- a bed and breakfast (Wendy Goldstein & Sharon Smith)
Address: Ten Otoe Place, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
URL: http://www.twosisinn.com
E-Mail: info@twosisinn.com
Reservations: 800-274-7466 Local: 719-685-9684

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