FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 11/18/03

 


Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado
P.O. Box 38416, Colorado Springs, CO 80937
Call 800-265-7696 for Information or a Free Guide
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ook 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 Presents Victorian Christmas

 

NINTH ANNUAL VICTORIAN BED AND BREAKFAST HOLIDAY TOUR. In conjunction with National Bed & Breakfast Open House, Pikes Peak Area Bed & Breakfast Inns will participate in the Ninth Annual Victorian Bed & Breakfast Holiday Tour on two different dates: Sunday, December 7, and Sunday, December 14, from 2:00-6:00 p.m. The tour, sponsored by the Old Colorado City Historical Society, will benefit the non-profit organization and its history center with proceeds donated to the society.

This year’s tour includes beautiful and historic homes lovingly converted to bed and breakfast inns and the Old Colorado City History Center museum. Nine Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado member inns will be taking part in the tour: Blue Skies Inn B&B, Crescent Lily Inn, Eastholme in the Rockies, The Hearthstone Inn, Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn, Our Hearts Inn, Rockledge Country Inn, Rocky Mountain Lodge and Cabins and Room at the Inn. The participating properties are located in or near Old Colorado City Historic District, Downtown Colorado Springs, Historic Manitou Springs and Cascade at the foot of Pikes Peak. Start your holiday season with a peek inn-side bed and breakfast homes and a museum decorated for Christmas in the Rockies. Varied decorating styles range from High Victorian, Victorian Country, Colorado Lodge and Cabins, Southwestern Retreats and Cottages. You're invited to visit and see the "Season’s Best" professionally and personally decked out to celebrate our season, our area and our local history center.

Refreshments and a gift drawing featuring donations from Old Colorado City Merchants and Bed & Breakfasts will be held at the Old Colorado City Historical Society’s History Center on December 14 at 1 South 24th Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904. (All proceeds benefit the History Center!) For information, call Holden House at 719-471-3980 or Our Hearts Inn at 719-473-8684 or visit:
http://www.holdenhouse.com and click on the Holiday B&B Home Tour icon. Dates: December 7th and 14th, 2003. Cost: $10 in advance (pre-December 6th) or $12 at the door. For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to: www.innsofcolorado.org

Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn (Sallie Clark)
Address: Old Colorado City History Center, 1 South 24th Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
URL:
http://www.holdenhouse.com (click on the Holiday B&B Home Tour icon)
Reservations: 888-565-3980 Local: 719-471-3980

VICTORIAN WINTER HOME TOUR!! Celebrate Leadville’s Winter Wonderland Inn Style with our Victorian Home Tour Package. $299.00 Includes: Two nights lodging for two, Gourmet breakfast for two each morning. Two tickets to see Leadville’s Victorian Homes all dressed up in their Winter Glory. Goodies and refreshments will be provided at each home on the tour. Don’t forget your suits to relax in our garden hot tub! Dates: December 6, 2003! You can stay Dec. 5 & 6 or Dec. 6 & 7. Call To Reserve Your Victorian Winter Special Today! Cost: $299.00 For two nights lodging for two, gourmet breakfast for two, 2 tickets to Leadville’s Victorian Home Tour. For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to: www.innsofcolorado.org

Ice Palace Inn Bed and Breakfast (Giles & Kami Kolakowski)
Address: 813 Spruce Street, Leadville, CO 80461
URL:
http://icepalaceinn.com
E-mail:
icepalace@bwn.net
Reservations: 1-800-754-2840 Local: 719-486-8272



9TH ANNUAL B&B HOLIDAY TOUR FOR THE OCCHS. We are happy to once again open our Home & Hearts to our Community for the 9th Annual Holiday B&B Tour to benefit the Old Colorado City Historical Society. Reserve a Romantic Holiday 2-night stay and receive 2 Tour Tickets FREE ($20/value).  This year's tour will be held Sunday, December 7th, and again Sunday, December 14th.  This year the tour has been split into 2 regions for easy touring.  Our Hearts Inn will be on the tour December 14th.  A 2-night reservation will receive a free ticket, which allows you to participate in either or both tour dates!  We are decorated for the Holiday Season and each room will provide a decorated theme and X-Mas Tree!  Seasonal Breakfast & Treats each morning with Hot Cocoa and snuggly warm treats to enjoy by the fireplace at night.    Dates: 12/1/2003 thru 12/15/2003 Reservation Dates. Cost: $115 to $150/plus tax determined by Room Choice.  Two Free Tour Tickets ($20/value) included with Reservation.  Ticket Price donated to OCCHS - all tour proceeds benefit the OCCHS Society. For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to:
www.innsofcolorado.org.

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


ENJOY TEA FOR TWO! Pamper yourself and a loved one with our Victorian "Tea for Two" Served 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday’s in 2004. Event Dates:  January 10th & 17th, February 7th & 21st, March 6th & 20th, &  April 3rd, 10th, & 24th.  

Our Hearts Inn’s "Tea for Two" includes:
Heart Shaped
Tea Sandwiches
Cakes & Cookies
Scones with Jam and Clotted Cream
Vegetable & Fruit Tray
Hot & Cold Teas

Tea served on Antique Glass Serving Pieces and Vintage Linens & Doilies.
A Perfect Start to a romantic Victorian Retreat for your Special Someone! Or, Create New Traditions for Mothers & Daughters, Sisters, and Friends at our "Tea for Two" monthly event.
 $12/person Tea for Two Plus Room Rate ($90 to $135 plus tax)
Advance Reservations for "Tea for Two" Required
Available with Overnight Reservation Packages only!
(no minimum night requirement) Dates: 2004:  1/10 & 17; 2/7 & 21; 3/6 & 20; 4/3, 10 & 24, 2004.
Cost: $12/per person for Tea For Two plus Room Rate ($90 to $135 plus tax). For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to:
www.innsofcolorado.org

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

 

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