Dreamy & Romantic Getaways
Colorado is full of adorable little boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts, nestled at the base of the Southern Rocky Mountains. Amongst the beauty of nature, couples can carve out some oh-so-needed quality time together.
If you’re searching for a mountain escape with a loved one, you’ll find pleasant options right here in the Pikes Peak region. Make some time for your relationship and let us help you dream up your ideal romantic getaway.
Buena Vista – Surf Hotel & Chateau • 1012 Front Loop • zsurfhotel.com; surfchateau.com
Surf Hotel is a magical haven that overlooks the banks of the Arkansas River in Buena Vista. Walking into the hotel, you’ll be stunned by the high ceilings and the large windows that pour natural light into the lobby and on-site restaurant. Indulge in one of over 40 enchanting rooms and suites. Their NOLA king suite offers a large space for relaxation, Nespresso coffee maker, spa worthy linens, and a doorway to a shared, NOLA-inspired wrap-around balcony where you can enjoy the Colorado scenery with your loved one.
With its pure and elegant interior designs, Surf Chateau is anything but conventional. Often compared to an AirBnB-style accommodation in the hill towns of France, 20 stone cottage-style rooms encircle a central courtyard. Through thoughtful design, you can enjoy the aesthetically pleasing architecture, 19th century inspired canopy beds, clawfoot tubs, chandeliers, oak barrel table tops, vaulted ceilings, and majestic views of the mountains.
Canon City – Royal Gorge Cabins • 45054 W. U.S. 50 • royalgorgecabins.com
Enjoy a night next to a fireplace admiring the stars and drinking your favorite Colorado craft beer. While that may sound like any place in Colorado, we guarantee that the Royal Gorge Cabins in Cañon City have a special X-factor that makes them worth your time. Unwind with your special someone after a long work week or a day of exploration.
The luxury cabins and glamping tents are conveniently located near several popular attractions and activities, including Echo Canyon River Expeditions, the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, and many more. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, check out the 8 Mile Bar and Grill, a stone’s throw away from the cabin resort.
These modern and dreamy cabins are perfect for a couple who wants a quiet weekend in or a playful adventure out in the Royal Gorge region. All luxury cabins are furnished in comfort, with high ceilings and big windows for you to admire the Colorado landscapes. Enjoy a morning coffee on your private patio with orange sunrises and mountains surrounding you, dance with your sweetheart in the kitchen while your home-cooked meal is simmering, or bring more spontaneity to your relationship by traveling downstream for a white water adrenaline rush.
Colorado Springs (DOWNTOWN) – The St. Mary’s Inn Bed & Breakfast • 530 N. Nevada Ave. • thestmarysinn.com
Pam and Jay, owners of The St. Mary’s Inn Bed & Breakfast, are the type of innkeepers that go the extra mile. While they don’t have any romantic getaway packages, you can call them with any romantic or anniversary requests and they will bend over backward to make sure that your needs are met.
After you and your darling wake up from a glorious sleep in one of nine suites, make your way to the dining area of the Queen Anne style mansion for a hot gourmet breakfast of waffles, pancakes, huevos, sausage, and so much more. Enjoy your morning coffee on the wrap-around porch or sit by the fireplace in their great room.
For that extra special occasion, the Spruce Suite takes the cake. This honeymoon suite boasts incredible views, a plush king-size bed, a fireplace, and a spa-style bathroom with a two person Jacuzzi hot tub, among other amenities.
Take advantage of your ideal proximity to downtown Colorado Springs when you stay at The St. Mary’s Inn Bed & Breakfast. In less than half a mile, you can walk to the beautiful Acacia Park, or just a bit farther to reach a variety of restaurants and the Kimball’s Peak Three Cinema where you can catch an indie movie.
Colorado Springs (OLD COLORADO CITY) – Holden House Bed & Breakfast Inn • 1102 W. Pikes Peak Ave. holdenhouse.com
The Holden House Bed & Breakfast Inn is comprised of three turn-of-the-century Victorian houses, each offering two beautiful suites. The 1902 Victorian Main House, the 1906 Carriage House, and the 1898 Rose Victorian respectively offer their own unique features. All six suites are equipped with a fireplace for those cooler summer nights, and your very own adoptable teddy bear.
For breakfast, you and your honey can choose from a variety of freshly baked muffins and other savory and sweet dishes to help get your morning started. If you’re feeling peckish later in the day or simply need a pick-me-up, you can head downstairs to grab a coffee or tea and a cookie from their bottomless cookie jar. Also included in any stay is a two-hour afternoon wine social with snacks. If you feel like venturing away from the coziness of your suite, take a short drive to Old Colorado City where you’ll find many adorable shops and unique restaurants to match your tastes.
Get playful with your significant other with the Just Ducky Bubbles & Breakfast package, which includes a chilled bottle of sparkling cider, fresh roses, breakfast delivered to your room, a bubble bath for two, a rubber ducky, and a pair of Holden House embossed wine glasses to take home in memory of your stay. Visit their website for other lovely add-on package options.
Cripple Creek – Cripple Creek Hospitality House & Travel Park • 600 N. B St. cchospitalityhouse.com
First open to the public as the Teller County Hospital in 1902, this facility once cared for many patients over the years before it was bought by the Mackin family and renovated into a hotel. The Cripple Creek Hospitality House is now adorned with antique furnishings and accents, and each of the guest room doors displays the name of its probable use when the building was a hospital. But don’t let that creep you out. Staying in the Hospitality House is actually quite lovely and perfect for romantic getaways.
The owners, Michael and Richard, are proud of their soothing atmosphere. They offer 14 spacious and comfortable rooms, as well as a massage therapist for those seeking an added touch of relaxation during their stay. While a tasty continental breakfast is included, guests seeking a heartier meal can take a short drive to Maggie’s Restaurant in the Colorado Grande Hotel and Casino in Cripple Creek or to the Gold Camp Bakery in Victor.
The Hospitality House & Travel Park is just a mile from downtown Cripple Creek, should you and your significant other fancy a playful night of gambling at one of the casinos or an educational tour of the historical Gold Camp area. And if gambling is not your thing, don’t worry; the Hospitality House strives to be a place of relaxation for anyone who walks through their doors.
Manitou Springs – Avenue Hotel Bed & Breakfast • 711 Manitou Ave. avenuehotelbandb.com
Avenue Hotel Bed & Breakfast hosts Gwenn and Randy have made their historic inn an ideal location; enjoy an intimate evening in, or return to your delightful accommodations after an evening out on the town in Manitou Springs.
This award-winning boutique hotel is suited with seven uniquely decorated rooms, each offering a luxurious getaway for any couple looking to get cozy. In addition to their beautiful room, guests can enjoy a night beneath the stars in the warmth of a hot tub, take a stroll through Manitou Springs, and experience a delightful gourmet breakfast at a reasonable cost. For an added touch of romance, they can opt for one of the hotel’s well-appointed getaway packages.
For couples who select the Romantic Getaway package, they will be charmed with complimentary wine, glimmering candlelight, and a bed covered with rose petals upon entering their room. In addition to a 60-minute couple’s massage, patrons are invited to use a gift certificate at Mona Lisa’s Fondue
Restaurant, just steps from the front door of the hotel.