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Florence Rose Bed and Breakfast

1305 West 3RD Street , Florence, CO 81226 USA (Show map)
174 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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $139

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $149

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $149

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $149

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $139

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.9

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174 Reviews

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Definitely Going Back

5 on August 28, 2014

This is such a beautiful place with a fascinating history to it.... the current owners, Bob and Barb are wonderful hosts and made us feel welcome immediately. We stayed in the pet-friendly room located in the former Summer Kitchen of the house, it was clean and cozy and perfect. The hot tub area was a great place to relax at night, the quiet country and starry sky made us feel at home...... after sleeping soundly in the big, comfy bed, we woke to an awesome 3 course breakfast, prepared and served by the hosts themselves, and we were sad to rush off to our days' planned activities. We definitely have another visit in mind and are looking forward to hanging out with Bob & Barb again. We've already chosen the room we want next time!

Beautiful Hosts, Property and Accomodations

5 on August 04, 2014

We are always amazed when we find a B&B which is pet friendly. Bob and Barbara have the "Garden Room" which is its very own Villa set aside for guests with animals. It was fantastic right off of the beautiful patio, with the hot tub behind (under a beautiful veranda), surrounded by plenty of space to walk your pup. Bob and Barbara are extremely friendly and personable and their home is exquisite! We would certainly stay again if we find ourselves in the Florence area.

Best place to stay in the area!

5 on July 21, 2014

We had two "special needs" dogs with us and Barb & Bob rose to the occasion. Their pet friendly room is ideal if someone is traveling with pets; it is the former "summer kitchen" of the house, so is separate, yet part of the B&B. Very convenient to let the dogs out. One of our dogs is diabetic, and the innkeepers' accommodation for our refrigerating needs was above & beyond. Food was wonderful, and we loved the lack of a TV. It forced us into the lovely yard and patio area---and did I mention the trees?! Highly recommend this as THE place to stay in the Canon City area! A "destination" all on its own.

views of our stay

5 on July 18, 2014

Great little town, great guest house, great hosts,super food,made us feel 'made us feel "at home", would come back!

We want to make it an annual stay!

5 on June 29, 2014

We stayed one night as a little weekend getaway. It will become an annual event and next time we will stay for two nights! Bob and Barb are incredible hosts. They make you feel like family. They are so warm and welcoming! The house is beautiful and has an incredible history. The breakfast was so good. We didn't want to leave!

Best B and B in Colorado

5 on June 22, 2014

We just stayed here for 4 nights for a conference. We rented out the whole house. Honestly I thought it was just a place to stay and wasn't expecting much. We were all surprised to find that this ended up being the highlight of our week. This is such a gem. The house is beautiful and the hosts Bob and Bard truly have a gift of hospitality. We enjoyed our cozy rooms and the patio with hot tub. Our favorite part was the delicious breakfast served each morning. We are already trying to figure out when we can come back.

Adorable B&B- great hosts!

4.4 on June 17, 2014

We stayed for two nights at the Florence Rose Bed and Breakfast and had a great time. The place is adorable, the food is AMAZING and the hosts are incredible. The room was comfortable and cozy- the only downside was that the bathroom for our room was across the hall, and I wasn't aware of that before I chose that room. Also, there weren't TVs in the rooms, which surprised me. Other than that, place was absolutely perfect.

A home away from home

5 on June 10, 2014

We loved our stay at the Rose, Bob and Barb are welcoming and gracious hosts. We enjoyed relaxing in a quiet, peaceful place. We'll be back! Rick and Barb

Relaxing and welcoming

4.8 on June 01, 2014

The house is incredible and our hosts were welcoming. The house is full of classic charm and features, yet still comfortable and updated just enough. Our room was extremely comfortable and cozy. We enjoyed a good night sleep and then breakfast with our hosts and other guests...a yummy breakfast and good conversation. There is a semi private back patio that would have been a great place to just sit and read for hours.

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.

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Location Type

near Denver, CO, near Colorado Springs, CO, near Pueblo, CO, Westcliffe, Co, Salida, Co, Cripple Creek. 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, Numerous Antique Shops/ Art Galleries, Royal Gorge Lunch and Dinner Trains, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

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

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 Designated outside smoking area on grounds
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited 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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