Eye on the World: The Broadmoor, Colorado

written by | Posted on May 22nd, 2013

This month we headed to the Southwest to Colorado Springs, where we made the very illustrious Broadmoor our home for a few days. During that time, we bowled at the newly opened Play at The Broadmoor, had delightful treatments at the resort’s five-star spa, dined on divine cuisine at several onsite restaurants, and visited The Broadmoor’s all-inclusive Ranch at Emerald Valley, located just eight miles west of the main property within the Pike National Forest, and which will welcome guests in late July/early August.

Here’s a snapshot of our time there.

The guestroom accommodations in the South Tower offer stunning views and a charming decor.

The guestroom accommodations in the South Tower offer stunning views and a charming decor.

Beer Float at the Golden Bee, offering pub fare.

Beer Float at the Golden Bee, offering pub fare.

The Broadmoor originally opened in 1918.

The Broadmoor originally opened in 1918.

The Broadmoor offers a beautiful setting with the mountains as a backdrop.

The Broadmoor offers a beautiful setting with the mountains as a backdrop.

The Broadmoor has a stunning lake that makes for captivating picture taking.

The Broadmoor has a stunning lake that makes for captivating picture taking.

Picturesque seating areas for up-close views of the lake and beyond.

Picturesque seating areas for up-close views of the lake and beyond.

Out and about at The Broadmoor.

Out and about at The Broadmoor.

Entrance to The Broadmoor.

Entrance to The Broadmoor.

The new Play at The Broadmoor with its own bowling alley.

The new Play at The Broadmoor with its own bowling alley.

Sit back and take in the fabulous views at The Broadmoor.

Sit back and take in the fabulous views at The Broadmoor.

Candy delights at one of the many shops at The Broadmoor.

Candy delights at one of the many shops at The Broadmoor.

Detailed ceiling work in The Broadmoor's main building.

Detailed ceiling work in The Broadmoor's main building.

The Champagne bottle used to christen The Broadmoor back in the day.

The Champagne bottle used to christen The Broadmoor back in the day.

Chef's table at Penrose Room, one of the resort's most exclusive dining options.

Chef's table at Penrose Room, one of the resort's most exclusive dining options.

Cottages at The Broadmoor are ideal for family vacations.

Cottages at The Broadmoor are ideal for family vacations.

A peek inside the Cottages.

A peek inside the Cottages.

Cottage terraces overlook one of the resort's golf courses

Cottage terraces overlook one of the resort's golf courses

Dining delights at the chef's table at Penrose Room.

Dining delights at the chef's table at Penrose Room.

A culinary treat at the chef's table at Penrose Room.

A culinary treat at the chef's table at Penrose Room.

A dessert treat at Penrose Room's chef's table.

A dessert treat at Penrose Room's chef's table.

The delightful Golden Bee, with ragtime music.

The delightful Golden Bee, with ragtime music.

Onsite playground.

Onsite playground.

The landscape at Ranch at Emerald Valley.

The landscape at Ranch at Emerald Valley.

Cabins at Ranch at Emerald Valley.

Cabins at Ranch at Emerald Valley.

Stunning setting surrounded with snow-capped mountains at The Broadmoor.

Stunning setting surrounded with snow-capped mountains at The Broadmoor.

The Library is one of the many charming shops that call The Broadmoor home.

The Library is one of the many charming shops that call The Broadmoor home.

If shopping is your client's thing, they'll be happy browsing through the myriad shops at The Broadmoor.

If shopping is your client's thing, they'll be happy browsing through the myriad shops at The Broadmoor.

View from Penrose Room, a restaurant located on the top floor of the South Tower.

View from Penrose Room, a restaurant located on the top floor of the South Tower.

Guests can peruse the collection of objects that hark back to the hotel's yesteryear.

Guests can peruse the collection of objects that hark back to the hotel's yesteryear.

The guestroom accommodations in the South Tower offer stunning views and a charming decor.Beer Float at the Golden Bee, offering pub fare.The Broadmoor originally opened in 1918.The Broadmoor offers a beautiful setting with the mountains as a backdrop.The Broadmoor has a stunning lake that makes for captivating picture taking.Picturesque seating areas for up-close views of the lake and beyond.Out and about at The Broadmoor.Entrance to The Broadmoor.The new Play at The Broadmoor with its own bowling alley.Sit back and take in the fabulous views at The Broadmoor.Candy delights at one of the many shops at The Broadmoor.Detailed ceiling work in The Broadmoor's main building.The Champagne bottle used to christen The Broadmoor back in the day.Chef's table at Penrose Room, one of the resort's most exclusive dining options.Cottages at The Broadmoor are ideal for family vacations.A peek inside the Cottages.Cottage terraces overlook one of the resort's golf coursesDining delights at the chef's table at Penrose Room.A culinary treat at the chef's table at Penrose Room.A dessert treat at Penrose Room's chef's table.The delightful Golden Bee, with ragtime music.Onsite playground.The landscape at Ranch at Emerald Valley.Cabins at Ranch at Emerald Valley.Stunning setting surrounded with snow-capped mountains at The Broadmoor.The Library is one of the many charming shops that call The Broadmoor home.If shopping is your client's thing, they'll be happy browsing through the myriad shops at The Broadmoor.View from Penrose Room, a restaurant located on the top floor of the South Tower.Guests can peruse the collection of objects that hark back to the hotel's yesteryear.