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November 30, 2013 5:00 AM

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Denver boasts a number of historic bed and breakfast inns with gorgeous architecture and plush accommodations. Many have been designated as national historic properties along with receiving green practice awards, blending both old world charm and modern luxury. Check out this list for the best in B&B comfort in Denver.

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Adagio Bed & Breakfast
1430 Race St.
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 370-6911
www.adagiobb.com

Adagio Bed & Breakfast plays on a musical theme with each guest room named after famous composers, a baby grand piano in the living room and beautifully appointed rooms. An historic Victorian home nestled in one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods and a few blocks from Cheesman Park and the Denver Botanic Garden, Adagio is an ideal location to enjoy the best of Denver. The owners offer additional perks such as complimentary wine and cheese tastings Fridays and Saturdays, historic tours of Denver and special holiday dinners. The inn also specializes in weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthdays and showers.

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Capitol Hill Mansion
1207 Pennsylvania St.
Denver, CO 80203
(800) 839-5221
www.capitolhillmansion.com

Capitol Hill Mansion is a bed and breakfast in a stately sandstone mansion built in 1891 and is a Denver and National Landmark. Earning superior reviews from Trip Advisor and the “Best of Business Award,” the Inn has ample amenities including beautifully decorated suites, updated private bathrooms, spa partnerships, wine each evening and breakfast served on the outdoor terrace (when weather permits). Several suites boast balconies, fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Perfectly situated in Capitol Hill, the Inn offers easy access to Denver’s best museums, theaters and restaurants.

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Castle Marne Bed & Breakfast
1572 Race St.
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 331-0622
www.castlemarne.com

Winning the Silver Award for “Greenleaders,” which recognizes green practices such as water-efficient bathrooms, composting or donation of leftover foods and staff training on reuse programs, Castle Marne is a premiere bed and breakfast inn. The historic building was built in 1889 by the famed architect William Lang. He created a European castle in one of the first neighborhoods to emerge outside of downtown. A luxurious blend of old warm charm and antiques with modern conveniences, the nine-room inn specializes in romantic weekends and honeymoon packages. Weddings are also held during the summer in the beautiful garden with a stay in the presidential suite.

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Patterson Inn
420 E. 11th St.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 955-5142
www.pattersoninn.com

Designated a “National Landmark” and “Colorado Historic Properties,” the Patterson Inn went through an extensive renovation in March 2013 which unveiled refurbished original hardwood and black and white tiled floors, crown moldings, stained windows and luxurious guest suites. The Inn adds another level of sophistication with down duvets, robes, flat-screen TVs, WiFi and iPhone/iPad docking stations. The magnificently appointed property offers a European breakfast each morning, an onsite concierge and beautiful porches and terraces. Located in the heart of Capitol Hill on a quarter acre of lush landscape, the Inn is within walking distance to Denver’s best museums and shopping.

Queen Anne Bed & Breakfast
2147 Tremont Place
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 296-6666
www.queenannebnb.com

Directly across the street from Benedict Fountain Park, this historic inn built in 1875 is an oasis just steps from bustling downtown Denver. Earning “Top 10 B&Bs in the Nation” and “Top 10 Most Romantic,” The Queen Anne also puts an emphasis on green practices in its 14 guest rooms, common areas and garden terrace. Four of the guest rooms are designated “artist rooms” which offer art from local artists. The “Aspen Room” is a guest favorite with an original mural of an alpine aspen forest on the dome ceiling, which is the turret of the Victorian house. Amenities include private baths with modern updates, collected antiques, evening wine and full breakfast. In collaboration with “Produce Denver,” the inn grows more than 100 fruits, vegetables and herbs during the summer and autumn months. Guests are encouraged to join the community table each morning to greet other residents and enjoy a healthy breakfast and locally roasted coffee.

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Ellen Marchman Larkey has a savvy knowledge of culture and events and maintains trusted partnerships around the country. She has substantial expertise with food, wine and lifestyle including Aspen Food & Wine Festival, South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Cochon, Top Chef and numerous destination
restaurants and master mixologists. She has beeen Examiner.com‘s Denver’s Fine Dining writer since 2009.

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