~ Home for the Holidays at Holden House ~
Join us for this magical time of year...
Take advantage of our holiday getaway packages and save!
will receive a FREE Romance Package with breakfast ensuite
of our Discount Deals through January 2020.
For more information and to make a reservation,
or call 888-565-3980 to speak personally to an innkeeper.
Reservations can be made via our website 24 hours a day.
*Remember, only when you #BookDirect through our official inn website at
Our Happy Holiday Gift to You -
We've done the decorating just for you!
You shouldn't have to stress out during the holiday season, so spend time at Holden House shopping in historic Old Colorado City, enjoy a theatre event, ice skate in Acacia Park downtown, view the lights of the season or pamper yourself with our romantic packages to experience Christmas and New Years in a relaxing atmosphere.
Sallie & Welling Clark, Innkeepers
Heather, Tracy, Jennifer, Miriam and Connie
GETAWAY TO ROMANCE AND RELAXATION... Colorado Springs' Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn has extended our Getaway Discount Specials through January 2020. Reservations must be booked directly through our website or by calling the inn at 888-565-3980 to speak personally to an innkeeper. These specials are not available when booked through 3rd party Online Travel Agencies (OTAs such as Expedia, Booking.com, etc.).
- Stay 3 Get 3rd Night FREE any days of the week through January 31, 2020.
- Stay 2 Get 2nd Night 1/2 Price (50% off 2nd night) when you stay Sunday-Thursday through January 30, 2020.
*Full amount of stay required when booking, non-refundable and cannot be applied to existing reservations or reservation changes. Must be mentioned at time of booking and booked directly through our official Holden House website or by calling 888-565-3980.
Your Christmas or holiday getaway will be extra special this month. Enjoy our Christmas holiday decorations on display and leave the decorating to us! Call 888-565-3980 or book online today.
AN "ICE" WAY TO WELCOME THE HOLIDAYS! Ready to lace up your skates for some outdoor skating fun and romance? Look no further than a short mile from Holden House with the annual Skate in the Park at Colorado Springs Acacia Park downtown. Skating is $10 for adults (military and first responder discount) and includes skates!
INN THE KITCHEN WITH HOLDEN HOUSE
Gingered Christmas Sprinkles
1 cup vegetable shortening, butter, or margarine
(butter flavored Crisco works best)
1 cup sugar
1 cup molasses
2 tablespoons white vinegar
5 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
Cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg, molasses, and vinegar. Sift together dry ingredients; blend together into a ball. Wrap in waxed paper and chill 3 hours in refrigerator.
Roll dough out on lightly floured surface to approximately 1/8 inch thick. Cut into shapes. You may re-roll excess dough to use to fullest quantity. Place 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375o for 5-6 minutes. Cool slightly; remove to rack. Makes about 5 dozen/more-or-less depending on size of shapes.
1 cup of powdered sugar
1/4 cup of water
¼ cup butter
Sift sugar & mix with water and butter to form slightly runny consistency. Add more water if needed. Add 2 drops of food coloring to desired colors. Frost cooled cookies - decorate with candies or colored sprinkles. Let dry thoroughly. Then serve.