This resort offers great value for the money. It's not cheap but the view of Garden of the Gods from our balcony was just stunning! I couldn't believe it was included in the "standard" room price. The room was larger than the standard hotel room with a huge dressing area and a walk in closet-great for getting the suitcases and dirty clothes out of sight.
The food we had a breakfast and dinner was good if a little pricey. Their homemade granola is outstanding. At meals you look over the same view but with a reflecting pool that attracts birds and baby rabbits. My kids were enchanted.
The location is excellent for a short travel time to popular Colorado Springs sites. Of course, you are on top of Garden of the Gods, a 15 minute drive from the Pike's Peak Cog Railway and the many shops and restaurants of Manitou Springs. We booked a horseback tour of Garden of the Gods at Academy Riding Stables, also a 15 minute drive. This is a must if you have horse-lovers in your family.
This resort has the "wow" factor and beautiful grounds for less than one usually has to pay for such amenities. I highly recommend it. The one downside for kids is that the kids pool is a couple of block away. Because the pool was not perfectly convenient and because my kids got henna tattoos in Manitou, we never actually visited the kid's pool.
- 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