The Broadmoor (stylized as THE BROADMOOR) is a hotel and resort in the Broadmoor neighborhood of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Broadmoor is a member of Historic Hotels of America of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Its visitors have included heads of state, celebrities, and professional sports stars. It is owned by The Anschutz Corporation through its subsidiary, The Broadmoor-Sea Island Company. The main resort complex, situated at the base of Cheyenne Mountain, is 6,230 feet (1,900 m) above sea level, and 5 miles (8.0 km) southwest of downtown Colorado Springs.The resort has hotel, conference, sports, and spa buildings that radiate out from Cheyenne Lake. The Broadmoor’s Ranch at Emerald Valley is a luxury lodge and set of cabins situated on the backside of Cheyenne Mountain, while the Broadmoor’s Cloud Camp is situated upon the top of Cheyenne Mountain. Historically, national and world skating and hockey championships were held at the Broadmoor World Arena, which was demolished in 1994 and replaced by another arena by the same name in Colorado Springs. Golf championships have been held at the Broadmoor Golf Club since 1921. The resort has also been the site of clay shooting championships.
1 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
CategoryHotels & Resorts
A state-of-the-art Energy Management System controls lighting, heating, cooling systems, space temperatures, demand cycling, and many life safety functions throughout the resort. This system ensures operation of all our mechanical systems in the most efficient manner possible. During our renovations, additional insulation was installed including all-new thermal panes and energy-efficient windows. Mechanical distribution piping was replaced with pipes wider in diameter to prevent friction loss and insulation material to become more efficient.A Recycling Manager to oversee our conservation and recycling efforts. The hotel brought in a Compliance Officer with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to train our staff and inspect the property. This was performed to assist us in ensuring all of our waste/controlled substances and disposal materials are handled in an environmentally sound and compliant manner, adhering to all applicable statues and good business practices. This included all Laundry, Grounds and Engineering Operations. Four cardboard balers are located on each loading dock are used to process boxes from exhibitors, the kitchens and groups. Employees are trained to use the bailer and to discard cardboard in the bailer instead of the trash compactor.Ice machines hooked up to closed loop condenser water, eliminating flow-through usage. All irrigation systems include: vast drip irrigation systems, rain monitoring systems and remote computer-controlled operation. Toilets in all guest rooms are low-flow and showers are flow-restricted. Display fountains are run during restricted hours only and all are recirculating. The outdoor swimming pool has a state-of-the-art backwash system which minimizes water usage. We award up to $6,000 in scholarships to employees who are seeking degrees each year. Once an employee reaches 6 months of service, they are eligible for tuition reimbursement. The longer the employee has been here the more reimbursement they can receive. An employee who has been here for 5 years can receive $5,000 per year in reimbursement for school. In addition, we have a food bank that we stock internally to take care of any employees who may need assistance.