This was a fun house to visit. It was not too fixed up and had an authentic feel to it. The bed rooms especially had a get down atmosphere. It was a hotel, a boarding house for... read more
The Astor House is closed to the public for historic rehabilitation...
The Astor House is closed to the public for historic rehabilitation.
Built in 1867 when Golden was the territorial capital, the Astor House stayed in continuous operation as a boarding and rooming house until 1971, serving legislators, miners, and students. With one of the first bathtubs in town, the Astor House also attracted trail-dusted visitors willing to pay 25 cents for a hot bath. Although the tub is no longer used for soaking, a visit to the Astor House Museum will show you why it’s on the National Register of Historic Places!