Redstone Inn, 82 Redstone Blvd, Redstone, Colorado 81623, USA

On a recent visit to Colorado our friends took my husband and me up into the mountains. They shared with us a redstone Inn outsidefavourite place of theirs, Redstone Inn, Redstone, Colorado, USA. When you come upon the Redstone Inn, you will find a tiny mountain village hidden surprisingly beneath massive red cliffs. There is no way we would have found it on our own. 

The entire tiny village of Redstone is on the National Register of Historic Places, and the Redstone Inn offers a unique sanctuary for those looking to get away.  There is only one street in the village. Some of its historic cottages have been transformed into unique shops, galleries and cafes. The Redstone Inn is a historic turn of the
red roomcentury style  resort in the Rocky Mountains about 50 miles from Aspen. The Inn is an early 20th-century Tudor-style property. There are several antique pieces of furniture, lots of interesting artifacts and  fine paintings. 

Our room was on the corner of the ground floor. It had two windows and was really light and bright. The en-suite bathroom had lovely old-fashioned tiles, but it had all the modern facilities including a full bath and shower and everything was spotlessly clean. The bed was a full king size bed and our room also boasted a table and comfortable chairs. There was even a fancy writing desk. Rooms all have traditional-style decor, free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. We were thoroughly impressed.red

Nearby is the Redstone Park and where you can relax in the sun and watch the Crystal River, or at the end of the road you can examine the old coke ovens. This resort hotel in a wooded valley is also only a 15-minute walk from Redstone Castle. Within minutes of Redstone Inn you can also enjoy a number of breath taking hikes along cascading creeks and into high-alpine meadows exploding with wild flowers and teeming with wildlife. It is a truly lovely setting and we were thrilled to visit.red rocks

The grill and restaurant is open all day. There is an outdoor pool, a hot tub and gym all available. There is also a business center, but we found there was no cellphone coverage. It was lovely and peaceful. On our first evening we had dinner in the bar and sat watching the humming birds flit to and from the feeder. The meal was delicious, the glennwait staff were courteous and the setting was idealic.

The first morning we left early, so the boys could go fishing. Complementary tea and coffee was available in the bar. They went fishing at the Frying Pan River with Glenn Smith of Taylor Creek Fly Shop, Basalt, Colorado. What a terrific guide Glenn is. They had a great time. On our second morning at the Redstone Inn, we had breakfast.  A full choice was on offer and, again we all enjoyed our meals and the surroundings. 

If you have a chance to visit the Redstone Inn, please take it. You will enjoy it. My husband and I looked to find fault. red poolI decided that the only ones I could find were that there was no room service and the reception was not open 24 hours. In reality neither of these affected us. My husband is a tall man and the only fault he could find was that our shower was set at 6 feet. He really needs the height to be at least 6’6″. That was all we could come up with! This is a wonderful place. I highly recommend it.

Valerie Penny

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5 responses to this post.

  1. This sounds just lovely!

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  2. Posted by Valerie Penny on June 22, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    It really is unique, Norman.

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  3. Reblogged this on lisakaysstudio and commented:
    We love this spot and were happy to share our Colorado secret with our dear friends!

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    • Posted by Valerie Penny on June 26, 2015 at 3:28 pm

      We were just talking about Redstone again last night. We would never have found this treasure on our own!
      Thank you for sharing.

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  4. This sounds lovely, Val. I am glad you ad such a good holiday.

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