Forbes' Colorado Faves

November 12 2009, 10:08 AM

Broadmooroverview2websiteRemember the Mobil Travel Guide? Well, it's now the Forbes Travel Guide, but it still delivers coveted little stars to hotels and restaurants. It's no surprise that the The Broadmoor (right) in Colorado Springs has reaped the highest honor---five stars. "The Broadmoor has been one of America's favorite resorts since 1918," Forbes writes. "This all-season paradise is close to Colorado Springs, yet feels a million miles away." The Broadmoor's Penrose Room restaurant also received five stars. Aspen's Little Nell, "a perfect location to either hit the slopes or roam the streets in search of Aspen's latest fashions," is the only other hotel in the state to win five stars, notes the Denver Business Journal, but three received four-star ratings: The St. Regis Resort in Aspen, the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch in Avon, and the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. Colorado's four-star restaurants are Montagna in Aspen, Mirabelle in Beaver Creek, Flagstaff House in Boulder, and Restaurant Kevin Taylor in Denver.

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