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WELCOME  to Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn

Celebrating our 38th year of hospitality under the same ownership


Innkeepers Sallie and Welling Clark in front of Holden House 38 years after they opened in 1986


High standards for housekeeping are one of Holden House’s top priorities.

Imagine…a step back in time to our award-winning B&B, graced with three side-by-side Victorians and nestled in a lovely tree-lined residential neighborhood near historic Old Colorado City. These storybook treasures cater to romantics and business travelers alike. Centrally located just one mile from downtown Colorado Springs and close to quaint Manitou Springs, the inn provides off-street parking and six inviting Guest Suites, each with their own private bath. Guestroom features include fireplaces, sitting areas, flat screen TVs, soft robes, signature amenities and much more. Full gourmet breakfast and afternoon wine social is included in your stay. 

Independence Suite Holden House Colorado Springs

Our spacious suites offer the perfect place for a vacation or staycation! Remember, at Holden House, your stay includes: *Free Parking, *Complimentary Full Breakfast, *Afternoon Refreshments, *24 Hour Coffee/Tea, *Welcome Cookies, *Free WiFi, *Free Color Cable TV/DVD Player, *On-site Innkeepers to Help You Plan Your Stay!


Advance reservations are needed for the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Pikes Peak Highway and the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. We suggest booking these in advance of your stay to assure enjoyment. 

Visit our Specials Page for our Getaway Packages, read our latest Blog

Romance packages are our speciality with all private baths

Click here to view our specials, romance packages and discounts

Special Packages are offered for all occasions, including choices such as a relaxing massage, breakfast served in the privacy of your room, or sparkling cider and flowers on arrival. Distinctive hospitality and personalized service is our hallmark. It’s no wonder that Katharine Lee Bates wrote America the Beautiful from atop famous Pikes Peak because the scenic beauty of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region offers something for everyone. Located in El Paso County and known to Coloradans as “The Springs,” our city is located only 60 miles south of Denver and as an option to Denver International Airport (DIA-83 miles) includes its own convenient Colorado Springs Airport.
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Breakfast dining room at Holden House

A full gourmet breakfast is included in your stay and our Romance Package with breakfast served ensuite is an option for an additional fee.

Aspen suite Holden House

Each of the six suites feature private baths, comfortable sitting areas, fireplaces and queen or king beds. Click on the photo to see all the suites.

Historyrepeats itself at our Colorado Springs area bed and breakfast. Built in 1902 by Isabel Holden, the widow of a prosperous area businessman, rancher and mine owner, the inn’s spacious Guest Suites are named for historic mining areas in which the Holden family owned interests. The stately Colonial Revival Victorian Main House features the Aspen and Cripple Creek suites, a living room and parlor to relax and the elegant formal dining room where breakfast is served each morning. The Goldfield and Silverton Carriage House suites and the Rose Victorian’s Independence and Pikes Peak suites offer pet-free accommodations and are just a few steps away located in separate adjacent residences. The Independence suite also offers disability access, and the Pikes Peak Suite is a great choice for those looking for extended stays while traveling either for pleasure or business. Our suites each boast modern accommodations with private label amenities, soft Holden House signature robes, refrigerator, flat-screen TV with DVD player, free Wi-Fi, iron/ironing board and hairdryer. A full gourmet breakfast, afternoon wine social, 24-hour coffee/tea and welcome cookies, and quality bedding are just a few of our Holden House personal touches.

Qualitythrough independent inspections and awards by AAA, Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado and Authentic B&B Inns and Cottages of Pikes Peak, assures that high standards are maintained in all areas of guest comfort. Here you will experience personalized service including friendly innkeepers and resident InnCat ‘Mingtoy’ to greet you with purr-fect hospitality. You can make a Reservation Online and check availability 24 hours a day or call us at 719-471-3980 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time-MST) to personally speak to an experienced innkeeper who will help you plan your stay with us. *We are a Veteran Owned and operated business.

Sallie and Welling Clark own and operate Holden House B&B located in Colorado Springs CO

Longtime Innkeeper-Owners Sallie and Welling Clark continue to welcome guests to Holden House while upholding high standards of hospitality and accommodations

Each Of Our Guest Suites Include:

  • Soft Signature Bathrobes for use during your stay and may be purchased to take home
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Private Label Amenities including: Shampoo, Conditioner, Lotion, Bubble Bath, Make Up Remover, Shower Cap
  • Flat Screen TV with DVD Player and DVD Library Collection Access
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bedside Electronic Plugs/USB Hub
  • Writing Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Access to Business Center Computer with Printer
  • Access to 24-hour Coffee and Tea
  • Complimentary Afternoon Wine Social Served in the Main Parlor
  • Fireplaces (winter months only) Gas/Electric
  • Central Air Conditioning (summer)
  • Private Attached Baths in All Suites
  • Complimentary Full Breakfast Served at 8 or 9 a.m. in Dining Room (Breakfast Served Ensuite for Extra Fee) and Early Risers Continental Available
  • Adult Only Accommodations (21+)
  • Guest suites feature one queen or king bed. We do not provide rollaways or  accommodate multiple beds. If you require a second bed, you may reserve a second room for additional guests based on availability.
  • Disability Access offered in *Independence Suite only with handicapped ramp and special parking access, bath and ADA accommodations and optional removable shower seat. If applicable, please inform us via email or by calling 719-471-3980 in advance of specific needs to help us prepare for your stay. 
  • NOTE: Resident InnCat Mingtoy is located in the Main House. Although we clean thoroughly each day, should you require completely pet-free accommodations we recommend the Rose Victorian (Independence/Pikes Peak) or Carriage House Suites (Silverton/Goldfield).
  • We pride ourselves on many common areas for your relaxation and enjoyment: The Main House living room with fireplace and front parlor, Carriage House parlor/kitchenette, Rose Victorian foyer as well as outdoor verandahs and garden. Our common areas are accessible to other guests, so we recommend not leaving personal items in these spaces.

Mingtoy is our resident InnCat. Should you need pet-free accommodations, it is recommended to book suites in the Rose Victorian or Carriage House.



Holden House is a Veteran Owned Business

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Breakfast at Holden House Caramel Apple French Toast clsup

We have some great specials to brighten up your getaway! Perfect anytime of the year. You’ll be sure to enjoy our YouTube Food Show “Inn the Kitchen” featuring our signature Southwestern Eggs Fiesta prepared by Innkeeper Sallie Clark and check out our Blog with our delicious Apple and Cinnamon Walnut French Toast and more recipes!  Read our latest E-News with a delectable recipe and step-by-step video perfect for  breakfast. Holden House was selected as a reader’s choice, receiving a “Best Awards” from the Colorado Springs Gazette, the Colorado Springs Independent, and the Colorado Springs Business Journal and continues to receive a “Certificate of Excellence” and top TripAdvisor ratings. Enjoy our ENews or our Archives with more recipes! Check out our specials page for amazing deals. 






“This was the perfect stay with warm and welcoming innkeepers.

The food and room were wonderful.”

 -Anthony and Lesley, Texas