Colorado's Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn opens

Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn. Photo credit: Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Best Western Hotels & Resorts debuted the Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn, located at 3150 N. Chestnut Street in Colorado Springs, Colo. In a grand opening event, hotel owners Frank Day and John Gatto welcomed local media and dignitaries, including Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers to celebrate the occasion.

The new dual-branded property has 40 Executive Residency by Best Western guestrooms and 60 Best Western Plus guestrooms, each complete with upscale sleeping and bath amenities. The hotel’s common areas are also designed with contemporary furnishings, lighting elements and pops of color to create a comfortable environment for guests to catch up on emails, read the paper, watch their favorite sports team or unwind.

Guests who are looking to spend some down time at the hotel can also have a drink at the hotel’s on-site bar, grab a snack at the sundry shop, swim in the indoor heated pool, or relax on the outside patio, which includes a fire pit.

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“Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn is an exceptional addition to our growing portfolio of dual-branded hotels,” Ron Pohl, SVP and COO for Best Western Hotels & Resorts, said in a statement. “This hotel brings two of our revered brands under one roof to provide travelers with the best in short term stays and extended stays while visiting the breathtaking city of Colorado Springs.”

Colorado Springs continues to draw travelers from around the world, and the hotel’s location positions it for those looking to explore all of the city’s attractions. The Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn is minutes from downtown, Old Colorado City and other local destinations such as Manitou Springs, Garden of the Gods, the United States Air Force Academy and the Olympic Training Center.

“We are excited to open our doors to welcome guests and provide the high standards of customer service that the esteemed Best Western brand is trusted for,” Tyler Walters, the hotel's GM, said in a statement. “Our team of dedicated staff is committed to creating memorable stays for guests by bridging the best of Colorado Springs with everything Best Western’s dual-branded concept has to offer. We can’t wait to welcome everyone here!”

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has 34 dual-branded properties currently in development.