The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs undergoes $60M two-year renovation

The Broadmoor announced a $60-million renovation over the next two years, with the multi-phase renovation including the expansion and redesign of guestrooms and suites and extensive updates to food and beverage outlets and meetings, events and activity facilities.

In May 2012, the first phase of renovations was completed. This included the re-opening of the Southlake building guestrooms and suites and a new look for Cheyenne Lodge, one of The Broadmoor’s meeting and event facilities. The Southlake building now boasts a new exterior and landscaping, new entry vestibules, 16 new patios and 21 newly renovated rooms, of which eight are suites.

The Broadmoor’s 6,300 square-foot Cheyenne Lodge has a new look that features a rustic exterior with timbers and split logs. Originally designed as a “rest” chapel by Julie Penrose in 1918, the Pauline Chapel, located across from Broadmoor West, has been restored. Non-denominational services are held every Sunday. The chapel is also available for weddings.

To be completed by April 2013 is the Tavern’s Garden Room, which will be rebuilt to give it a European conservatory feel with florals added to the plant life. The Tavern will remain open for dining during this renovation.

 

Golden Bee, a dining destination and watering hole, will be expanded, almost doubling in size and will debut a new façade and covered rooftop, reminiscent of a 19th century London pub.

The Broadmoor is also adding an activity center in Broadmoor West, featuring bowling lanes, billiards, board games, food and beverage offerings and more. The activity center is designed to appeal to families, teens and individuals, as well as special events and private group functions.

To be completed by April 2014 is the West Lobby Bar, which will be redesigned and expanded to include a living room with a fireplace and an expansive outdoor terrace; and a new Italian restaurant, which will open with décor reminiscent of a historic Italian villa and a menu focused on authentic Italian cuisine. All rooms will feature five fixture marble baths with combination of terrace, balconies, French doors and Juliet balconies.

Opened in 1918, The Broadmoor is situated at the gateway to the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs. The resort encompasses 3,000 acres with three championship golf courses, 744 lodging rooms and suites, including the new Cottage suites. Amenities include a spa and fitness center, a tennis program, 25 retail boutiques and 18 restaurants, cafes and lounges.

The Broadmoor is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts and Historic Hotels of America.

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