Blue Skies Inn B&B

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


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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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

3 generations love the Blue Skies Inn

5 on July 11, 2017

My wife and I and 3 daughters and 13 year old granddaughter and 10 year old grandson stayed at Blue Skies in for 3 days in late June, 2017. We were very pleased with the large well appointed rooms with oversized bathrooms with double headed showers. The garden areas are beautiful and relaxing. We all appreciated free access to Mike's large collection of high quality movies. The breakfasts brought hot to our rooms were delicious and complete and we used leftovers for lunch and snacks. The location is convenient. Sally and Mike were always kind and thoughtful. Every one of us gives our highest recommendations to Blue Skies Inn.

Breakfast in a Basket

4.8 on May 31, 2017

We arrived late and got checked in quickly. Our room is called Dot Matrix and had fun decor. We especially loved the canopy bed and the shower. It was really clean, too. The breakfast in a basket in the morning was amazing. It was hot and had everything from an egg casserole to muffins to fruit to hot coffee and OJ. It was a great treat. We really enjoyed our stay!

Fabulous B&B in Manitou Springs

4.4 on February 10, 2017

Located near the heart of Manitou Springs, this quiet and lovely B&B is our favorite in this area. This was our third stay (at least). The hosts are attentive and personable. The rooms are nicely decorated and comfortable. The breakfasts alone are worth staying for. It's convenient to all the area attractions. Great for getaway, relaxation and romance.

Manitou Springs Best!

5 on October 19, 2016

Very satisfied, great room, breakfast was very good, grounds are beautiful, quiet and very relaxed experience. Located close to downtown which is a great treasure, would recommend the Blue Skies to anyone without hesitation!

Picnic Breakfast

4.2 on June 04, 2016

My fiance and I had the pleasure of staying at the Blue Skies Inn B & B recently and truly enjoyed our stay. We've stayed at many B & B's over the last couple of years and found Blue Skies to be a unique experience. The room was perfect...clean and tidy, nicely appointed and very comfortable. We particularly enjoyed the private entrance; we could come and go as we pleased and didn't have to worry about disturbing any of the other guests. The outdoor hot tub was wonderful under a star-lit sky. We really enjoyed the "picnic-basket-breakfast" and having the options of dining on a sunny patio or in the privacy of our own room was a unique treat. The food was deliciously prepared with ample portions to fuel us up for a busy day. We would love to return to the Blue Skies Inn.

So cool!

4.8 on April 11, 2016

We stayed here in pur little in-state colorado road trip. We stayed in the Deep Blue Suite. We picked this room out specifically for our 6 year old little girl and she loved it. The room was super clean and super cute. The theme was very well played into. The shower was huge. The bed was huge and comfy. We were left a binder with info about the inn and surrounding area that was very informative. Now that's just the room. The breakfast was delicious and very generous. Very well prepared. The bed and breakfast grounds was very beautiful and we had deer walking right outside our window which was very cool. We have a 1 year old as well and they had the room set and ready for us with a playpen in the closet for him. It was a very personable place and we would defiantly recommend to anyone and would come back. Thank you guys for the wonderful experience. The Pfluger Family

A very nice retreat for a couple's getaway

5 on January 31, 2016

The best for a couple's getaway. As good as it can get. However, one recommendation to make it even better: Bathrobes

So Nice!!

4.0 on January 16, 2016

Really liked this b&b! My husband and I visit the area every few years and our usual b&b was not available. We chose Blue Skies Inn and was not disappointed. LOVED that breakfast was brought to our door every morning, piping hot and delicious!! We would sit at our dining table in our room and watch the numerous deer that invaded the property every morning while we ate. Even though this b&b sets off of the main road is was quiet and peaceful. Would definitely stay again.

A Nice Spot

3.6 on November 22, 2015

My sister and I stayed here for 2 nights while we were in town to attend a funeral. The rooms were very nice. Spacious, clean and very comfortable. The innkeeper directed us to a great hiking spot when we had a couple of free hours. The grounds are really pretty - I spent an hour tucked in a seat outside reading. Breakfast was tasty and there was plenty of it! They even made sure we got ours first when we had a time crunch with getting to the church. We would come back here!!

Artististic room with friendly owners

5 on September 27, 2015

I had a wonderful stay in an amazing room , friendly owners and great location. The accommodation was do creative in its interior, I loved it so much, I wanted to stay longer. Breakfast arrived at 8am in a basket. Yum. I would highly recommend a stay if you want a real treat.

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Location Type

Streamside, Mountains, Small town


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

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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, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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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  • 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.
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Sally and Mike

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  • 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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