Florence Rose Bed and Breakfast

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


The Florence Rose Bed & Breakfast, built in 1886 has been beautifully restored and maintains its architectural integrity. The Florence Rose offers a memorable experience with a combination of antique treasures and a highly personalized level of guest services. We are located in Florence, Colorado, the Antique and Arts capital of Southern Colorado. We are just 15 minutes from the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, and Royal Gorge Route Railroad, white-water rafting, 2 zip-lines, horseback riding and incredible hiking trails. All of our 6 Victorian rooms have a private bathroom. We offer a welcome beverage upon your arrival, a historical tour of our 130 year old home, each morning at 8:30, we serve a 3 course, hot, homecooked breakfast. Come relax in our secluded hot-tub gazebo, play horseshoes, visit our 1860 log cabin, or just stroll around our beautifully landscaped 2 acres. To insure your sanitary environment, we steam all our linens to 165 degrees. We also offer a small pet friendly room (call for details) The motto of The Florence Rose is: 'Arrive as strangers, leave as friends' A splendid time is guaranteed fro all!



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

Great weekend getaway!

5 on February 01, 2017

Nice b&b in Florence! Great service and loved the hot tub!! :)

Worth the trip!

5 on January 04, 2017

We stayed at the Florence Rose for New Year's weekend and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The unique antique stores of Florence combined with the charm and warmth of the B&B made a wonderful get away! Barb and Bob are so friendly and low-key, offering whatever we could possibly need. The breakfast with all the other guests in the morning was delicious and so much fun. We would stay there again.

Splendid B&B!!

5 on October 28, 2016

A very quaint and personal B&B, with great friendly service, great décor, full of character and a wealth of history. Such a welcome change to the faceless chain hotels I normally stay in during work travels! Thanks again to Bob, Barb, and Penny - we had a great stay! :-)


5 on September 15, 2016

The entire experience was perfect. Bob and Barb (and Penny) were delightful and entertaining. The Garden Room was very clean and furnished with beautiful antiques. I will stay there again on my next trip to Florence. Chris

Lovely B&B in an Adorable Town

5 on July 25, 2016

Barb and Bob are extremely kind hosts. Our room (the Yvonne) was lovely, exceptionally clean, and very well appointed. The house is over 130 years old and has a very interesting history that you can read about in your room. The grounds are beautiful and ideal for sitting early in the morning with a cup of coffee. Breakfast was a delicious, two course affair - yogurt, granola, and fresh fruit, followed by individual veggie quiches and sausage. We didn't get a chance to try out the hot tub this time around, but hope to on our next visit!


5 on July 07, 2016

The Florence Rose B & B was AMAZING! My husband and I stayed here after researching BnB options in the Canon, CO area. We hit the jackpot. The history, friendliness, charm and yummy breakfast was a golden experience for us.... and they even let me practice my trumpet in our room!!

Stay HERE!!

5 on June 28, 2016

Stayed June 20. What delightful hosts!! (Bob, Barb AND Penny). Accommodation was great. Breakfast outside on the patio was outstanding. Can't say enough positive and would stay anywhere they are the owners of.

Colorado Oasis

5 on June 20, 2016

Bob and Barb were very accommodating. The rooms were beautiful. Breakfast was exceptional. Would highly recommend this to all.

What a great place!

5 on May 31, 2016

My wife and I stayed here for one night on our way to the Sand Dunes. Bob and Barb were wonderful hosts and their home is an old Victorian Style with lots of charm and period correct decorations and furniture. The history in thr home is worth the trip in itself. The room was very cozy, had a nice bathroom and the bed was extremely comfortable. Barb cooked up a tasty breakfast and we were sure to ask for a recipe. We'd gladly return!

Wonderful Place!

5 on April 28, 2016

We stayed at the Florence Rose Bed and Breakfast and loved it. The hosts, Bob and Barb (B&B at the B&B), were very friendly, entertaining, and hospitable. They are New Jersey transplants to the area and bring a nice Jersey Italian-American warmth to the place. One of first things Bob says to me when we arrived was, 'You want a beer?' Now, how can you beat a welcome like that? (They also have wine if you prefer.) The house is amazing, full of history, and beautifully furnished. The breakfast was outstanding - one excellent course after another that Barb put together in the kitchen and then Bob would bring it out for us. These people and this place were so much fun. Highly recommend it!

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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: $159 - $159

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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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:

Canon City,take 9th St S. at intersection of HWY 50 Follow to The Florence Rose; Colorado Springs, take HWY 115 South directly thru Florence to The Florence Rose; Pueblo,take HWY 50 W, 25 miles. Exit HWY 115 South,5 miles to The Florence Rose; Denver,take 1-25/S to Co.Springs,Exit 135, Academy Blvd, go right to HWY 115/S, 35 miles to Florence.

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

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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, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wired internet , 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: Outside only Designated outside smoking area on grounds
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Antique filled home requires supervision for children
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required there is an additional $15 per pet cleaning charge
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit at time of booking
  • Cancellations: We require 7 days cancellation notice, or 50% of reservation will be charged.
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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

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