Enjoy views of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain and nearby hikes in Garden of the Gods Park. Find more unique places to lay your head.
The Antlers, Colorado Springs first hotel, sits in the middle of bustling downtown. Originally built by town founder, General William Jackson Palmer in 1883, it is also the site where Katharine Lee Bates was inspired to write America the Beautiful after a trip to the top of Pikes Peak. The hotel, a former Hilton, is now locally owned and undergoing a $34 million renovation. It’s the perfect place to channel purple mountain majesty.
Feel like royalty while staying in a one-of-a-kind Colorado castle. Nestled just north of Garden of the Gods, Glen Eyrie Castle was built by Colorado Springs founder William Jackson Palmer in 1871. With stunning architecture, scenic red rocks and wildlife watching this property is sure not to dissapoint.
The Mining Exchange served as the stock exchange for early 20th century mining companies until 1929. Each of the 117 guest rooms have all modern conveniences while embracing the hotel’s historic roots. The hotel details range from a spectacular Italian marble fireplace to an original safe in the lobby. The basement, which contained multiple vaults, has recently been revamped to feature the onsite MX Spa.
The Broadmoor, built in 1918, is the longest running consecutive winner of both the AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star awards. Stroll the man-made lake, dine in one of nine onsite restaurants, tee-off 54 holes of championship golf and find some of the most coveted art pieces in the world. Nearby must-sees include The Broadmoor Seven Falls and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
The Cliff House at Pikes Peak was built in the winter of 1873 and has been open to guests longer than Colorado has been a state. Frequent visitors included American presidents, Buffalo Bill, Clarke Gable, Thomas Edison and many more. Stay in one of the celebrity suites modeled after former guests, dine in the four-star restaurant and enjoy the Manitou mineral springs nearby.