FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 10/17/02

Bed & 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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Bed & 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 Christmas Tours & Lights Packages

Join the Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado in a sweet deal! Visit our web site at www.innsofcolorado.org email: info@innsofcolorado.org or call (800) 265-7696 for a Free Brochure!

For More Information Contact: Lisa Kolb (719) 471-9265 or Pat Fejedelem (719) 473-8684
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Welcome to Steamboat’s show of Christmas lights and tree lighting. We are offering a holiday lights special for the weekend of November 22, 2002. Room rates will start at $65 for our Queen rooms to $100 for our efficiency. Rates are based on double occupancy. Gourmet Breakfast included. Dates: November 22 and 23. Cost: $65 - $100, double occupancy.
Alpine Rose Bed and Breakfast (Lynn Atkinson or Bea Westwater)
Address: 724 Grand Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
E-Mail: lynn@stonerose.com
URL: http://www.stonerose.com
Reservations: 970-879-1528

Come spend a true Country Holiday with us. What could be more in the spirit than spending a holiday in our massive secluded log cabin located on 20 acres of pines overlooking the front range and Pikes Peak. All rooms are suites with private entrances, kitchens, fireplaces and sitting rooms, and will be decorated for the season. Relax and snuggle up on our acres of ponderosa pines. What could be a better way to truly enjoy the beauty of a Colorado Holiday Getaway! Gift Certificates available. Dates: Openings throughout the Holidays. Cost: Special Holiday Happenings at everyday prices.
Black Forest Bed & Breakfast (Susie or Kathy)
Address: 11170 Black Forest Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80908
E-Mail: blackforestbb@msn.com
URL: http://www.blackforestbb.com
Reservations: 800-809-9901 Local: 719-495-4208

All suites at Blue Skies Inn are themed and hand-painted by an artist. This holiday season, guests will be invited to tour the inn to see how suites are individually decorated to match their name. Starlight is fancifully hung with stars while Ferdinand’s Garden is decorated with floral ornaments that reflect the turn of the century. Every guest will take home a keepsake ornament as a memento of a holiday stay at Blue Skies. Dates: November 15 - December 30, 2002.
Blue Skies Inn (Sally Thurston)
Address: 402 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
E-Mail: info@blueskiesbb.com
URL: http://www.blueskiesbb.com
Reservations: 800-398-7949 Local: 719-685-3899

Downtown Salida B&Bs host "Night Before Christmas" Holiday Tour. Stroll the streets of Salida, visiting the Gazebo Country Inn, Thomas House and Century House bed & breakfasts the evenings of Friday & Saturday, December 6th & 7th, between 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. A special reading of the Night Before Christmas will take place at 6 p.m. both Friday & Saturday at each of the inns by one of our local personalities. Savor delightful nibbles and refreshments while you are entertained by student carolers & musicians before and after the readings. Dates: Friday & Saturday, December 6 & 7, 2002. Cost: $10 per person; tickets available at each of the inns and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Salida schools.
Gazebo Country Inn, 800-565-7806 (www.gazebocountryinn.com)
Thomas House, 800-228-1410 (www.thomashouse.com)
Century House, 800-922-0460 (www.centuryhouseinn.com)
Gazebo Country Inn (Sharon Rowe)
Address: 507 E. Third Street, Salida, CO 81201
Local: 719-539-7806

Come for the Holidays . . . Stay for awhile! Enjoy the historic Hearthstone Inn bedecked in holiday decorations and spend Christmas in Victorian Charm without spending your entire Christmas budget. The Inn will show the spirit of the season with all the trimmings on the trees. And, the Hearthstone is proud to be part of the Holiday Bed & Breakfast Tour on Sunday, December 1st. Tickets that allow you to visit several area B&Bs in all their holiday glory can be purchased right at the Hearthstone. While you’re enjoying the season, have your own beautiful guestroom at the Hearthstone instead of camping out on the relatives’ sleeper sofa. Choose a room with a fireplace and cozy up for less than you can imagine. Our holiday gift to you is 30% off all room rates, or a free upgrade, whichever you prefer. Our holiday rates start as low as $49! Call now to be sure your holidays are enjoyable and memorable with a stay at the Hearthstone Inn. Just mention the "Come for the Holidays" special. And if you’re staying with us on Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve, ask about our special dinners for the holidays in our charming restaurant. Dates: November 30 - December 31, 2002. Cost: $49 - $139 per night.
The Hearthstone Inn (David Oxenhandler)
Address: 506 N. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
E-Mail: hearthstone@att.net
URL: http://www.hearthstoneinn.com
Reservations: 800-521-1885 Local: 719-473-4413

All the comforts of home in a historic Victorian ski town. This holiday season, stay at the Hunt Placer Inn in Breckenridge, Colorado. Enjoy world-class skiing, small-town charm and an elegant, yet comfortable, setting for your romantic getaway. December specials include a free night lodging on extended stays and complimentary upgrades to a fireplace mini-suite. Check out our website for a true look at our character and amenities. Dates: December 1 - 26, 2002. Cost: Guest rooms from $120/night, mid-week (Sun.-Thurs.)
Hunt Placer Inn (Trip & Kelly Butler)
Address: 275 Ski Hill Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424
E-Mail: info@huntplacerinn.com
URL: http://www.huntplacerinn.com
Reservations: 800-472-1430 Local: 970-453-7573

Victorian Home Tour and Stay - $329 includes: two nights’ lodging for two at the Ice Palace Inn Bed and Breakfast. Gourmet breakfast for two both mornings, two tickets (1 each) to the Victorian Home Tour on Saturday, where you will tour some of Leadville’s wonderful historic homes dressed for the holidays. There will be appetizers on the tour. Relax back at the Inn with a cup of tea and goodies or in our garden hot tub under the stars! Dates: December 6 & 7, 2002. Cost: $329 for Two, Two-Night Stay and 2 Tickets to the Victorian Home Tour.
Ice Palace Inn Bed and Breakfast (Giles & Kami Kolakowski)
Address: 813 Spruce Street, Leadville, CO 80461
E-Mail: icepalace@bwn.net
URL: http://www.icepalaceinn.com
Reservations: 800-754-2840 Local: 719-486-8272

A Very Victorian Christmas! Room at the Inn cordially requests the honor of your presence to celebrate a Victorian Christmas this holiday season. Begin your journey with a step back in time during the Old Colorado City Historical Society’s tour of Bed and Breakfast Inns on December 1, and the annual Festival of Lights Parade in downtown Colorado Springs on December 7. Cost: Lodging rates, which include a full gourmet breakfast, begin at $95.00.
Room at the Inn (Dorian and Linda Ciolek)
Address: 618 N. Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
E-Mail: roomatinn@pcisys.net
URL: http://www.roomattheinn.com
Reservations: 888-442-1896 Local: 719-442-1896

Spring Cottage invites you to enter into the wonder of a mountain holiday season as you tour more than a dozen local B&Bs and historic houses. The Holiday Bed and Breakfast Tour begins Sunday, December 1, from 2 - 6 p.m. Refreshments and entertainment follow at the Old Colorado City History Center, 1 South 24th. Settle afterwards into the Spring Cottage of your choice. There experience an oasis your heart will remember long after the joyful holiday decorations are put away. Dates: Friday, November 29 through Sunday, December 1, 2002. Cost: Two tour tickets, a two-night Winter Wonderland stay and a sumptuous breakfast served privately is $220 plus tax per couple.
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

TWO SISTERS INN’S TREE OF MANY COLORS - Come stay for two nights at the Two Sisters Inn Bed and Breakfast in Historic Manitou Springs and be a part of the 8th Annual Holiday Tree bearing leaves from their guests from all over the world. Bring a leaf from your hometown and receive a 10% discount off the second night’s stay. This tree reflects the spirit of the holiday season and is a celebration of friendship and goodwill. Dates: December 2 - December 30, 2002. Cost: $190 - $230, based on two nights, taxes not included.
Two Sisters Inn - a bed and breakfast (Sharon Smith & Wendy Goldstein)
Address: Ten Otoe Place, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
E-Mail: info@twosisinn.com
URL: http://www.twosisinn.com
Reservations: 800-2-SIS-INN (274-7466) Local: 719-685-9684