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    Inn the Spotlight - Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn - Colorado Springs
Holden House innkeepers celebrate 35 plus years in 2021This year in 2021, Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn celebrates its 35th Anniversary of guest service in the B&B industry. An appropriate anniversary designation for an inn that has itself, received recognition for the “Best Bed & Breakfast Inn for an Anniversary” by Inn Traveler Magazine. Holden House has the distinction of being one of the longest established B&Bs in the state of Colorado operated under the same ownership since Sallie and Welling Clark started the business in 1986. 
When asked what has allowed the Clarks to continue in the B&B innkeeping business, co-owner Welling Clark says, “We’ve learned to adapt to the changing needs of the tourism and bed and breakfast industry while balancing our personal lives and employing a competent and dedicated innkeeping staff. The love of our community and sharing the Pikes Peak region with guests, instills in us a continued appreciation for Colorado Springs”, he said.
Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn, Colorado SpringsHolden House opened in 1986 with three guest rooms and one house, and today features three side-by-side Victorians and six guest suites. Holden House offers six spacious guest suites, each with private bath, sitting area, and a gourmet full breakfast is included. Special packages include an optional ensuite breakfast, fireplaces and private label amenities. Each of the suites are individually appointed with their own style; four-poster beds, oversized tubs, open Victorian turret, hand painted murals, private balconies and more. The inn caters to those seeking a romantic getaway while also providing excellent accommodations as a boutique-style inn for business travelers with free WiFi, cable TV, off-street parking, full breakfast and a convenient business center all close to the historic district of Old Colorado City in Colorado Springs and a few miles from quaint Manitou Springs.

It's Aperitivo Time at the Frisco Inn on Galena

Frisco Inn on Galena

According to the Frisco Inn on Galena, "Aperitivo Time" is a wonderful tradition that you will experience while staying at the Inn. The aperitivo is a social moment that happens before dinner. It’s the time when you meet up with friends or loved ones and just sit down and enjoy the ambiance of the dining room or their outdoor patio spaces. You chat, laugh, relax, all while having a glass or two of their inn's house wine and let the stresses of your day fade away.

Your aperitivo experience starts from 4:30 pm and continues until 6:30 pm where you can taste some wine, relax among friends, family and new-found acquaintances, and savor the delicious appetizer platter their chef has prepared for your enjoyment. You may continue your aperitivo experience with additional hors d’oeuvres or order dinner in the Mt. Royal Cafe. Let the Frisco Inn on Galena treat you to an Italian tradition that you will cherish and enjoy, while feeling at home. They offer only the best service to all their guests, who are considered family at this lovely mountain inn. 

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Baked Islander French Toast
Add a taste of the islands to your breakfast table without ever leaving home with this delicious and easy bake dish. The Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado member B&B inns feature the best recipes each morning when served to their guests.
Needed: Twelve 16 oz soufflé dishes
Ingredients: 2 loaves sliced French Bread  (24 medium slices)
7 eggs
3 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon. pineapple flavoring
1/2 teaspoon coconut flavoring
1/2 teaspoon banana flavoring
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 cup butter
2 tablespoons corn syrup
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup slivered almonds
2 medium bananas, sliced into rounds
12 rings of canned pineapple for garnish
Whipped Cream for garnish
dash of nutmeg for garnish
Directions:  The night before, grease 12 small 16 oz soufflé bowls and place two bread slices cut into halves in bottom of dishes. Whip eggs, milk, and flavorings together. Pour egg mixture over slices of bread. Melt brown sugar, butter and corn syrup in microwave, and mix well. Ladle sugar mixture evenly over bread slices, top with coconut, almonds and banana slices. Cover & leave in refrigerator overnight.
Temp and Time:  Bake at 400 for 20-30 minutes. When serving, top with a dollop of whipped cream. Garnish additionally with a ring of pineapple, a few mint leaves and  sprinkle a little coconut and fresh ground nutmeg over the top.  Remove from dishes and place on a plate, top with a pineapple ring and sprinkle coconut over the dish and serve.
Number of servings: 12, but can easily be adapted for more.

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Breakfast is just one of the many perks you'll find at the Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado collection of inns. 
We're open and ready to accommodate your Rocky Mountain stay. Did you know if you #BookDirect at one of our member inns, you can find great packages, save time & money?  When you #BookDirect through the Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado (BBIC) listing each of our members and direct links to the official individual websites, you'll receive more detailed info, better rates, up-to-date availability and other lodging options including great inn packages, and special offers you will only find if you #BookDirect.
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Here you'll find quality accommodations and direct links to our Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado member inns. Remember to #BookDirect through each inn's official website and $AVE:
Colorado Springs
"Award-Winning Inn & Historic Elegance"
Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs -
"Providing upscale, urban adult lodging"
Old Town Guesthouse Colorado Springs
Durango -
Antlers on the Creek   *This Inn Is Temporarily Closed*
"A True Colorado Experience"
Antlers on the Creek Durango
Durango -
"Durango's Premier Bed and Breakfast"
Gable House Durango
Frisco -
"Relax, Reconnect, Recreate, Rejuvenate"
Frisco Inn on Galena Frisco-Breckenridge area
Manitou Springs -
"Fun & dreamy, play at artist-painted inn"
Blue Skies Inn Manitou Springs
Monument -
"Enter as guests, leave as friends"
Rogers Inn the Pines Monument
Paonia -
"Escape to Another Time"
Bross Hotel Bed & Breakfast Paonia
South Fork -
"Casual, mountain elegance on the river"
Arbor House on the Creek South Fork
Stratton -
"It's More Fun at the Winery!"
Claremont Inn & Winery Stratton
Woodland Park -
"Best 9,000 ft. Secluded View of Pikes Peak"
Pikes Peak Paradise Woodland Park

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