Drink in the scenic view of Pikes Peak at Comfort Inn Manitou Springs. Our Manitou Springs hotel partner is not only minutes away from Colorado waterfalls and parks, but shopping centers, restaurants, hiking and biking trails and more can be found nearby. Located just minutes away from Garden of the Gods and Cave of The Winds, this upscale Comfort Inn offers great standard rooms, and also offers some upscale rooms with whirlpools and balconies with beautiful views of Pikes Peak.
TAKE A LOOK AT THESE ROOM AMENITIES!
Queen size pillow-top beds. Private bathroom with tub & shower. Coffeemaker, mini-fridge, and microwave. Hair dryer. Flat-screen TVs with cable (game & DVD player compatible). Free Wi-Fi. Private phone line with data port. Free long distance. Desk with chair, dresser, and reading/TV chair. Daily maid service and fresh linens. Plus, every night you stay you are entitled to a complimentary breakfast the next morning including fresh waffles, eggs, meats, yogurt, toast, bagels, breakfast pastries, coffee, milk, juice, cold cereal, hot cereal, and fresh fruit. Need more for breakfast? There's a classic 1947 diner next door serving breakfast daily from 6am.
And if you don't bring a computer, you can use the Comfort Inn business center to get online and access a printer.
CONFERENCE ROOM AVAILABLE FOR STUDENT GET-TOGETHERS!
The Comfort Inn has a large, quiet conference room which makes for a great place to gather with your fellow students and study or relax.
RELAX, RECREATE, OR EXERCISE WITH THESE OTHER GREAT AMENITIES!
Enjoy a heated indoor pool and spa to relax after a day of study or after a weekend ride. Or just hang out on the patio to catch some Colorado sunshine and breathe some of that famous Colorado air.
OTHER ESSENTIALS AND NICETIES:
There is a coin laundry right inside the Comfort Inn. A Safeway grocery store is located nearby. Within two blocks you can find a park with softball field, skate park, and tennis courts. Gourmet health food restaurant, Chinese food, classic diner, pizza joint, and a Subway all less than a 5 minute walk from Comfort Inn. Within 2 miles you can find a wide variety of restaurants including the usual fast-food (burgers, fried chicken, subs, etc.) plus Mediterranean, Bar-B-Q, Mexican, German-style deli/bakery, Greek, Italian, a French bakery/coffeehouse, Ethiopian, Fondue, several microbreweries, and (of course) Starbucks. For the health conscious, there's a health-food store about a 15-minute bike ride away.
Reserve your room and pay your room balance directly through BBI. One phone call is all you need to reserve your class space and your lodging. There is no need to call anyone else, and, so long as you book at least 60 days or more in advance, there is never an issue of whether there will be space available, regardless of the class date.
Willing to pay a bit more for luxury upgrades? Depending on availability, you have the option to upgrade to a king-bed suite with sofa, or a king-bed suite with Jacuzzi for $10 or $20 extra per night, respectively.
The following rates are based on checking in the day before class starts and checking out the day after class ends. Additional nights are available at the same rate ($79.95 per off season night / $114.95 per summer night, all-inclusive). The summer season runs from May through November.
RATES FOR CLASSES AND COMBINATIONS:
Bicycle Assembly & Maintenance (BAM): $479.70 off season / $689.70 summer
Bicycle Repair & Overhaul (BRO) (includes one weekend): $1,039.95 off season / $1,494.35 summer
Suspension Service & Tuning (SST): $319.80 off season / $459.80 summer
BSE Level 1 or Level 2 Exam (BSE exam): $159.90 off season / $229.90 summer
BAM through BRO (includes weekends): $1,678.95 off season / $2,413.95 summer
BAM through SST (includes weekends): $2,078.70 off season / $2,988.70 summer
BAM through BSE exam (includes weekends): $2,158.65 off season / $3,103.65 summer
BRO through SST (includes weekends): $1,439.10 off season / $2,069.10 summer
BRO through BSE exam (includes weekends): $1,519.05 off season / $2,184.05 summer
SST through BSE exam: $399.75 off season / $574.75 summer
Comfort Inn is located appx. 1.6 miles from BBI. Aside from rental cars, here are the options of which we are aware:
1) Walk/bike Midland Trail
Both Comfort Inn and BBI are located very close to the Midland Trail. Of the total 1.6 mile distance between Comfort Inn & BBI, all but 4 blocks are on a bike path through a greenbelt. At average walking speeds it should take 30-40 minutes. Near Comfort Inn, you can access the trail on Beckers Lane between Manitou Ave & El Paso Blvd. Near BBI, you can access the trail at the intersection of 31st St & Hwy 24.
2) City Bus (Route #3)
Buses run every 30 minutes, Monday through Friday, from 6am until 8:30pm. Costs are $1.75 for a single ride, $32.00 for a 20-ride pack, and $63.00 for an unlimited 31-day ride pass. Average transit time should be appx. 15-20 minutes, including walking. There are bus stops on Manitou Ave less than a block from Comfort Inn. Near BBI, the closest bus stop is a 7-minute walk.