FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9/13/05


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

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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

Halloween Hospitality

GHOSTS OF GILPIN GETAWAY -- REST IN PEACE AT THE HOOPER HOMESTEAD! Stay with us and enjoy spirit walks and guided ghost tours during the month of October. Delight your soul in a self guided spirit walk throughout the Cemetery District of Central City. Visit the spirits of the 1800’s in any of the seven cemeteries around the area. Guided Ghost Tours in selected haunted buildings of Historic Downtown Central City will be available most weekends. Go on the "Up The Gulch" walking tour around "The Richest Square Mile on Earth" or just visit and shop along Main Street Central. Afterwards, refresh your own spirits at the Blissful Spirit Day Spa on site with an intuitive Geomancy Life Reading. We offer a wide range of Spa Services including massage, facials and body treatments. Come and stay two nights at the Hooper Homestead Guest Quarters, enjoy a deluxe continental breakfast, two Geomancy Life Readings with Pat, Ghost Walks and a soak in the hot tub afterwards under the moon. Dates: October 1 - October 31. Cost: Mid-Week $269.00/ Weekends $299.00 (based on double occupancy; tax not included.) For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to: www.innsofcolorado.org

Hooper Homestead Guest Quarters (Christine Pollock & Pat Ballantyne)
Address: 2555 W. 37th Ave., Central City, CO 80427
URL: http://www.hooperhomestead.com
E-mail:
christine@hooperhomestead.com
Local: 303-582-5828

 

 GHOST WALK SPECIAL PACKAGE – Thanks to popular demand, this package is offered again for October of 2005. Besides the exciting, lantern-lit, candlelight, Ghostwalks, which take place during two weekend evenings in October, a hike to the "Doc Holiday Memorial" (within walking distance from our B&B) in the daytime is always fun! Enjoy a Ghostly Weekend at the Lavender and Thyme Bed & Breakfast. This package makes for a booo-tiful weekend by combining a ghostly tour through Glenwood Springs' famous Pioneer Cemetery, where Doc Holliday's grave is featured, with the possibility of "sleeping" with the spirits of history. Included are tickets for the Historic Society's "Ghost Walk" and two nights spooky accommodations at The Lavender and Thyme Bed & Breakfast, where, as one of the "early Halloween treats", you might be served by the ghost of "Doc" or Lotty Palmer.

Dates: Ghostwalks are only offered on two weekends in October:
October 14, 15, 16, 2005
October 21, 22, 23, 2005
There are four (4) walks per evening:
7:00, 7:45, 8:30 and 9:15 PM

Cost: $ 250.00 per room (includes two nights’ accommodation and two Ghost walk tickets); reservation, including the time of your Ghost walk, prior to October 1, 2005, is appreciated. For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to: www.innsofcolorado.org

Lavender & Thyme Bed and Breakfast (Peter & Carol Tijm)
Address: 802 Palmer Avenue, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
URL:
http://www.lavenderthyme.com
E-Mail: innkeeper@lavenderthyme.com
Reservations: 1-866-526-3822 Local: 970-945-8289

 


TAKE A STAB AT HALLOWEEN AT THE TWO SISTERS INN! DARE to enter through our portal for a two-night stay in a room with private bath (except for the SPIRITS!). Sleep well that night… if you dare. A legendary breakfast awaits and we promise no tricks, only delicious treats. Cheer on the entrants in the 11th Annual Emma Crawford Coffin Races on Saturday—a PHANTASMIC experience to be sure. That evening take a guided walk to "Emma’s Favorite Haunts", a Ghostly Walking Tour around our MAGICAL Manitou Springs. Arise the next morning with the SPECTRES to enjoy a Halloween breakfast feast. Dates: October 28 & 29, 2005. Cost: $270 - $299 plus tax, based on double occupancy. For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to:
www.innsofcolorado.org

Two Sisters Inn – a bed and breakfast (Sharon Smith and Wendy Goldstein)
Address: Ten Otoe Place, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
URL:
http://www.twosisinn.com
E-mail:
info@twosisinn.com
Reservations: 1-800-2-SIS-INN (274-7466) Local: 719-685-9684

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