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Blue Skies Inn B&B

402 Manitou Avenue , Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2303 USA (Show map)
4.9
23 Reviews
$145 - $240
per night

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About

Nestled near the base of Pikes Peak, Blue Skies Inn is scenically located in historic Manitou Springs and within walking distance of the Garden of the Gods. Marvel at majestic views and brilliant sunshine in this charming mountain town. Giant willows at streamside and a shady Secret Garden set the mood for a wonderfully restful time. Inspired by our 1873 carriage house on the estate of the founder of Manitou Springs, Blue Skies Inn was built new from the ground up in Gothic Revival architectural style. Each of our quiet three-room suites was painted and decorated by an artist using different decorative themes.

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Overall
4.9

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

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Warm winter retreat.

4.0 on November 25, 2014

Was the second time staying here. We celebrated our 4th anniversary and had an enjoyable experience. When we arrived,since it was so cold, Mike suggested an upstairs room with a gas fireplace at no additional charge.(Would have been $30. more a night.) We stayed 2 nights and were never cold.Great suggestion.The view from our room was spectacular. We even saw a huge Buck walking thru the back yard and wedding area,plus lots of animal footprints,large and small, in the new snow. The breakfast basket alone is worth the price of the stay.Delivered to the door with a "shave-and-a-haircut". I'd never heard of that before but now I know.The basket was heavy with goodies.Hot,fresh muffins and an egg dish,plus fruit ,orange juice,milk.What a way to start a day!!


Fabulous B&B

5 on September 10, 2014

First time at a bed and breakfast--not sure what to expect--reserved on line based on other reviews. Everything about our stay was perfect--wish we could have stayed longer. Mike and Sally were absolutely dedicated to making our stay wonderful. Very kind, warm and friendly. The room we chose was fun and creative--down to every detail. Looking forward to returning to experience another wonderful, relaxing stay. Glenn and Donna, MN


SISTERS - LEFT HUSBANDS AT HOME

4.8 on August 13, 2014

We were extremely pleased with the room. But, the best experience during our short stay was having breakfast delivered to our room at 8:30 in a lovely basket! The food was delicious. The B&B is quiet. The host was so welcoming. The B&B was easy to find - we stopped at the Visitors' Center to get general information about Manitou Springs, looked up and saw the Blue Skies arch next door!


Our Family Favorite!

5 on August 04, 2014

I discovered Blue Skies Inn many years ago, and it has become my favorite place to stay any time I'm in the Colorado Springs area. The Deep Blue suite is my favorite for when I bring my granddaughter with me - but for a romantic weekend, try the Sunset Suite. The breakfast each morning is brought right to your door in a basket you can take out for a picnic - and it's always fresh and delicious! Mike and Sally take extra care to make sure your stay is everything you want it to be. I'll be back again! and again. and again. You will not be disappointed!


Wonderful Experience!

5 on January 06, 2014

This B&B was absolutely delightful! We randomly picked Blue Skies Inn from the online photos and couldn't have been more in awe when we saw our suite in person. Everything was meticulous from the artwork in the rooms to the incredibly delicious hot breakfast that was delivered in the morning in 2 big beautiful baskets. Sally and Mike were wonderful hosts and very accommodating with making our stay comfortable with our kids. You can see the pride they take in their B&B. In fact, if you ask Mike, he will take you on a tour of the grounds and give you a detailed history about the property. Seeing the different suites was like going to a museum. We will definitely return!


very good

4.4 on October 10, 2013

Loved the Blue Skies Inn B&B. Breakfast was GREAT!


AWESOME B & B AND MORE

5 on September 01, 2013

Mike & Judi


A beautful pla to stay!

5 on August 24, 2013

Blue Skies B&B is a beautiful place to say because the innkeepers have made it a very special place to stay. Each room is very charming, thanks to Sally's (the innkeeper) artwork. Plus, breakfast is to "die for", especially if you eat it in the Secret Garden. We should know because w have stayed there at least 14 times!


Wonderful stay and Lovely location

5 on August 14, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights in the Indian Rock Art Room. It was very comfortable. The room was clean, and cozy. The breakfast is delivered to your door in an adorable basket, with fresh baked muffins and other dishes. We would recommend this B&B highly!


Uniquely Charming

5 on August 10, 2013

The Blue Skies Inn was the perfect choice for our honeymoon. We enjoyed our spacious suite, which was beautifully decorated. A large, hot breakfast was served to our suite every morning. The food was delicious - definitely one our of our favorite parts. The atmosphere of the B&B was relaxing and charming; it was unlike anywhere we had ever visited. We had a wonderful experience thanks to the friendly innkeepers, Sally & Mike. We are looking forward to visiting again!


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Location

Location Type

Streamside, Mountains, Small town

Airport

Colorado Springs, CO (COS) 8 miles

Directions to property:

I-25 to Colorado Springs Take Highway 24 West Drive 4 miles, then exit on Manitou Ave. Right on Manitou Ave. for 1 1/2 blocks Look for 40 foot high Gothic arch on Right with Blue Skies sign Cross a small bridge, 1st building on Right is office

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Olympic training center, Air Force Academy, Picnic area, River, Rodeo, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Copier, Fax Machine, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Tea/coffee service in room

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, Hot air ballooning, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4 - 7 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outdoors on our nine porches.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes We welcome children of any age.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of stay or first day.
  • Cancellations: Reservations may be made by phone, e-mail or fax. We will ask for a 50% deposit for your stay, or the first night's lodging if you are visiting for two days or less. A credit card will guarantee your reservation immediately, as will a check received within three days. If you must cancel, please give us four weeks¿ notice of the date (sixty days for holiday, special event or multiple room bookings) for return of your deposit, less $25. With two weeks¿ notice, we return 50% of your deposit. In cases of multiple room bookings, this policy is applied per room booked.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Sally and Mike

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30 or 9:00 AM
  • Serving Location: Courtyard or Gardens, Picnic basket to take off-site, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Green Eggs No Ham
Our delicious egg dish is dedicated to Dr. Seuss. It is made from eggs, spinach, spices, bread cubes, milk and grated swiss cheese. Cooked in the oven, it is delivered to you piping hot.


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402 Manitou Avenue , Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2303 USA (Show map)

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