We have been staying here for several years. There are two different "levels" of room. The rooms in the main lodge are luxurious, have been renovated, and are lovely. They are close to the bar, the spa, and the restaurant. All look out over the Garden of the Gods toward Pikes Peak for an absolutely amazing view, especially in the morning as the sun comes up. The rooms in the south area of the complex are much older, in worse repair, and sort of strangely configured. They're sort of like staying in a room that was nice in the 1960s. To give you an idea, the room we stayed in this time had a huge epoxy-filled crack in the bathroom sink (yes, one sink--in the newer rooms there are two), two kinds of tile in the room with the shower and toilet: larger white tiles as the shower/tub surround and then old 4 x 4 grubbier looking off white tiles on the floor. The air conditioners that work are the window units similar to a lower end motel, and yes, you need air conditioning in the summer in colorado. These rooms are a bit of a walk to the restaurant, etc. However, they also have the same fabulous views and nice patios with table, chairs, and a lounge, and you frequently see deer wandering across the grass early and late. We have stayed in both types of rooms, and there is something good to be said about both. If you want luxury surroundings and being able to walk to the bar without going outside, stay in the new part. If you want to feel as if you have a little more room, don't mind the walk, like a little more privacy (the south area is rarely crowded), stay in the south end. I have a sense that the south end is maybe better if you have children--more space, more privacy, and less fanciness. Can easily get a rollaway bed in one of the south rooms. AND the south rooms cost somewhat less, if you're interested in saving a bit. Breakfast in the main dining room, especially on the patio in summer and fall is a pleasure--good food and a spectacular view that makes you feel good. Also we have always found the people who work there to be pleasant and good at their jobs. After reading the reviews, I started thinking about whether I'd seen any little kids there, and have to say I haven't. Frequently see college age kids with their parents (like us). Also the dinner crowd in the dining room is generally an older one. Many other places to try for dinner in Colorado Springs. This is a very close and direct drive to Colorado College for those who have kids in school there. Will try to post photos later.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the heart of Colorado Springs, Garden of the Gods Club and Resort is a 69-room legendary golf and spa resort boasting breathtaking views of Pikes Peak and the red rock formations of the Garden of the Gods National Landmark. Guests have complete access to all of Garden of the Gods Club and Resort's amenities, which include fine and casual dining, a state-of-the-art sports club, a spa and salon, a 27-hole golf course, tennis courts, and swimming pools. All guest rooms feature a dramatic view of Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak from either a private patio or balcony and include a refrigerator, coffee maker and bath robes. Wireless Internet access and daily newspaper delivery are included in the resort fee. The Club and Resort is also a retreat for weddings, social events, and executive meetings. During your stay at Garden of the Gods Club and Resort, you can be as active or as pampered as you desire. Take advantage of the Sports Club's wide variety of fitness equipment and group exercise classes, hit the nearby walking trails, or get a golf or tennis lesson from our PGA or USPTA-certified professionals. The full-service spa and salon offers massages, facials, body treatments, manicures and pedicures, hair care services, and luxurious retail products, and the cuisine served in The Club and Resort's Dining Room rivals that of some of the finest restaurants in larger cities. Additional dining options include The Lounge and, on a seasonal basis, Kissing Camels Grille at the golf clubhouse. The Garden of the Gods Club and Resort is conveniently located within five miles of many popular Colorado Springs attractions, including Garden of the Gods Park, the Rock Ledge Ranch historic site, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and the Old Colorado City shopping district. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Lodge At Garden Of The Gods Club, Colorado Springs Hotel Colorado Springs