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Florence Rose Bed and Breakfast

1305 West 3RD Street , Florence, CO 81226 USA (Show map)
165 Reviews
$139 - $149
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The Florence Rose Bed & Breakfast, built in 1886 has been beautifully restored and maintains its architectural integrity. The "Rose" offers a memorable experience with a combination of antique treasures and a highly personalized level of exceptional guest services. We are located in Florence, Colorado, an Arts and Antiques mecca as well as minutes from Canon City, home to the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park and Royal Gorge Railroad, White-water rafting, horseback riding and incredible hiking trails. All of our 5 Victorian rooms have a PRIVATE BATH. We offer a welcome tea/beverage upon your arrival, a historical tour of our 126 year old home, each morning at 8:30, we serve a 3 course, hot, homecooked breakfast, and you are welcome to use our seculded outdoor hot tub gazebo. We steam all our linens to 165 degrees to ensure a perfect and sanitary environment. We also offer a small pet friendly room(call for details)

Rooms & Rates

The Garden Room

Our newest room has a queen size bed, private bath with walk-in shower. Located outside the main house in the patio/garden area, this fun room is attached to our secluded outdoor hot tub gazebo. This also our pet friendly room. Call for details.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

The Asbury Room

This is our Swetheart/Wedding room, filled with beautiful antiques and queen size brass bed. It's private bath, has all original fixtures, including claw foot bath tub, makes for a truly unique romantic night.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

The Elizabeth Anne

Beautifuly filled with antique's and classic pictures, this is one of our most popular rooms, the hardwood floor, and vintage wallpaper, take you back to the way life was in 1886. The only hint of modern day, is the private, bathroom, with walk-in shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

The Yvonne Room

The largest of our rooms, filled with turn of the century antiques, and canopy bed. The Yvonne Room's private bath, includes a tub and shower. Behind the hallway's full length mirror, is a door that opens to an adjoining room, if you would like a 2 room suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

The Rose Room

Perhaps the most quaint of all our rooms. The angled walls, make this bay window room feel bright and airy. Charmingly decorated, the private bath, located just across the hall, includes a full tub and shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.9

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Wonderful B& B run by two great people.

5 on December 05, 2013

Our parents had come down for their Anniversary and had a great stay. They loved it so much they sent us for our 17 Anniversary. We were mot disappointed! We were met by Both Bib and Barb at the door and welcomed with offers of drinks and a tour of the place. They got us settled in and gave us directions to dinner. After a delicious dinner at the Canon City Queen Anne, we enjoyed the wonderful hot tub under the gazebo. Just the right mix of outdoor and indoor. Robes were provided for our short walk back to our room. The room was well appointed and very nice. Breakfast was again delicious and they remembered that I was a tea drinker and had a pot ready for me. Overall, a great experience and I would recommend them to anyone looking for great lodging in the Florence area.


4.8 on November 20, 2013

The whole experience of staying at the Florence Rose from the warm and hospitable greeting in the old victorian hallway to the breakfast the following morning couldnt have been any nicer..Ive always wanted to shower in an early victorian claw foot bath tub shower,with the early brass fixtures,and surround shower curtain,and the Rose provided that.What a giggle!Our hosts , Bob and Barb,plied us whit complementary glasses of wine while enjoying a Bronco's game in the sitting room,with friends of theirs.we were made to feel like family.. The atmosphere in our room lent itself to the interesting history of its past including a marriage that took place in that room.Our room was even an operating room when the home was used for hospitalization of returning war veterans....Ive already been bragging about our fun experience at the Rose to friends and highly recommend it to others...Thanks Barb and Bob for making our stay with you such a nice anniversary memory... Art&Bonnie

Great experience

5 on October 04, 2013

Bob & Barbara made us feel totally at home in their beautiful Victorian B&B/home. They were friendly and answered our many questions about their home, town and things to do in the area. Our room was lovely and restful and the breakfast was great. We didn't get to use the patio area or hot tub, but it looked very inviting. Our children had gotten us a gift certificate for the Victorian Package which included a night at The Florence Rose and a wonderful meal at The Queen Anne Tea House in Canon City. What a special gift. We will certainly recommend to others and would stay there again.

Above and Beyond Service

5 on September 24, 2013

In the small town of Florence there this is a gem. The B & B is a beautiful hot tub in the back yard inside a gazebo that is a true paradise. My sister and I got there late after rafting and not having eaten. Barb and Bob met us and fixed us a gorgeous cheese, cracker, and nut plate with a bottle of wine and encouraged us to go to the hot tub and relax before going to bed. Our homemade breakfast was wonderful as well and they sat with us and visited while we enjoyed our meal. We had an A experience from start to finish and my only regret is that we had to go home that day and not have one more day with Barb and Bob and their oasis in Florence!

Colorado Gem

5 on September 15, 2013

Our visit to Colorado was highlighted by our stay at the Florence Rose. From the moment you arrive and are greeted by the owners Bob & Barbara, you feel special. From the wonderful and creative breakfast to relaxing in the hot tub to spending time listening to the history of this property, you will leave having spent a very enjoyable time. And if you golf, ask Bob for directions to Four Mile Ranch Golf Club.

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Location Type

Cripple Creek. Co, Salida, Co, Westcliffe, Co, near Colorado Springs, CO, near Denver, CO, near Pueblo, CO, Countryside, Mountains, Ranch, Small town


Colorado Springs, CO (COS) 45 miles

Directions to property:

Take Academy Blvd to Hwy 115 South directly through the town of Florence to The Florence Rose Bed & Breakfast (45 minute drive)

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, White water rafting, Royal Gorge Bridge, Beautiful Hiking Trails -- all levels, Fishing/Fly Fishing, Royal Gorge Lunch and Dinner Trains, Numerous Antique Shops/ Art Galleries, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Sight-seeing, Whitewater Rafting

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , secluded outdoor hot tub gazebo, 1.5 acres of park-like setting to enjoy, pet friendly room call 719-784-4734 details, Egyptian cotton linens 500+ thread count, European pillow top feather beds, Bathrobes for personal use

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Sight-seeing, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 4 pm or after
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Antique filled home requires supervision for children
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited there is an additional $15 per pet cleaning charge

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit at time of booking
  • Cancellations: We require 7 days cancellation notice, or a $75.00 per night surcharge will be applied.



Bob & Barbara Ricigliano

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Newly relocated from New Jersey to Florence, for a more peaceful, relaxing way of life. Barbara is a Registered Nurse and Bob is a Licensed Optician. Now we are Innkeepers, and lovin it!

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Homemade 3 course

  • Time Served: 8:30 AM (flexible)
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

, upon request

Signature Dish

Almond French Toast

Details Diamond Collection

1305 West 3RD Street , Florence, CO 81226 USA (Show map)

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