The Broadmoor Preferred Hotels and Resorts

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1 Lake Avenue
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
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Reviewed by Dale Leatherman

At the turn of the last century, Philadelphia blueblood Spencer Penrose made a fortune in gold and copper mining in Colorado and decided to build a grand hotel near the source of his wealth. He chose a site in Colorado Springs with a view across a manmade lake of the Front Range of the Rockies. Sparing no expense, Primrose created an Italianate palace furnished with treasures from all over the world.

The Broadmoor opened in 1918 with 350 luxurious guestrooms and a Donald

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Arts and Crafts,Biking,Fitness and Beauty,Fly Fishing,Freshwater Fishing,Golfing,Gourmet Dining,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Kids' Club,Lake,Live Entertainment,Movie Nights,Rock Climbing,Shopping,Sightseeing,Spa and Massage,Swimming Pool,Tennis,Whitewater Rafting
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A 5-Star 5-Diamond resort set at the foot of the Rocky Mountains featuring championship golf / world class spa and full service tennis program. A tradition of luxury and elegance spanning over 85 years. Home of the 2011 Womens Open. **Please note that this hotel is now non-smoking.**

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By Away Travel Expert : Candyce H. Stapen
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Family Expert Rating 5.0 out of 5

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Known as the "Grande Dame of the Rockies," the Broadmoor, an Italian Renaissance-style hotel with a pink stucco façade, was built in 1918 by wealthy entrepreneur Spencer Penrose, who wanted the property to rival the best European hotels. With its consistent five-star ratings, the current Broadmoor—with 700 rooms and a top-rated spa—fulfills Penrose's dream.

Although this upscale resort attracts many corporate groups, the hotel

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