Bross Hotel Bed & Breakfast

312 Onarga Street P O Box 85, Paonia, Colorado 81428
Innkeeper(s): Linda Lentz
 
  • Introduction

    Now a Paonia, Colorado bed and breakfast, the Bross Hotel was first opened in 1906 by Deputy Sheriff W. T. Bross. At the time it was considered "the only really first-class hotel in the county" by local authorities. Just one block from Paonia's main street, the hotel flourished for nearly 70 years. In the mid-90s this legendary structure was revitalized. It has the charm of an old hotel and the amenities of a modern bed and breakfast inn. The Bross Hotel is once again Delta County's premier hotel.

    The Bross Hotel is your Colorado vacation home with easy access to local attractions and activities, such as national parks and wilderness areas, art and music venues, fine food, and wonderful wine and fruit. It is, also, the perfect setting for intimate weddings, memorable honeymoons, festive parties, business conferences, workshops or seminars/retreats.

  • TV/Library/Game/Conference Room

    A 600+ square foot multipurpose room is stocked with videos, books, games and puzzles for the enjoyment of our guests. This is where guests can relax and make new friends. The multipurpose room doubles as a meeting facility/conference room, making the Bross Hotel the ideal location for your business meeting, group or hobby weekend retreat, club meeting or class reunion. It can accommodate groups of 3 to 30 and has facilities necessary to conduct business in this information age.

  • Weddings

    The Bross Hotel Bed and Breakfast's accommodations are the perfect setting for intimate weddings, memorable honeymoons, festive parties, other special events, business conferences, workshops or seminars/retreats.

     
  • We Offer the Best in Western Hospitality

    • 10 guest rooms with private baths
    • Spacious porch and Western balcony
    • Quiet dining room
    • Inviting sitting area
    • Conference/Meeting room
    • Business communications WIFI throughout hotel
    • Library/TV/game room

    The Bross Hotel in Paonia, Colorado provide visitors with an exceptional Rocky Mountain lodging experience by combining the authenticity of a historic western hotel with modern amenities designed with guests' comfort and convenience in mind. The spacious dining room is a focal point of the Bross Hotel. Isn't the delicious breakfast a prime reason for choosing to stay at a B&B? Breakfast at the Bross Hotel is served buffet style on an 18-foot, antique back bar. Guests never go hungry. The menu always includes fresh seasonal fruit, juice, cereal, toast with homemade jam, beverages, and a hot main dish.

  • Attractions and Activities

    The Bross Hotel is your Colorado vacation home with easy access to local attractions and activities, such as national parks and wilderness areas, art and music venues, fine food, and wonderful wine and fruit. It is, also, the perfect setting for intimate weddings, memorable honeymoons, festive parties, business conferences, workshops or seminars/retreats.

    Providing quality lodging in Paonia, Colorado, the Bross Hotel Bed and Breakfast is located:

    • 100 miles west of Aspen
    • 70 miles south of Glenwood Springs
    • 30 miles east of Delta
    • 70 miles southeast of Grand Junction
    • 250 miles west of Denver

    Paonia, Colorado is the ideal destination for your next Rocky Mountain vacation. Surrounded by the majesty of the Rockies, the Paonia area provides visitors with opportunities for enjoying a wide variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, skiing, fishing, horseback riding and much more. Other area activities include antiquing, browsing art galleries, vineyard tours and wine tasting, scenic drives, and music and theater performances. Of course, we will be happy to provide you with additional information about local events and attractions, so you will be sure to find plenty of things to do during your stay at the Bross Hotel.

    • Explore the rugged grandeur of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
    • Cherry Days, the Peach Festival, Pioneer Days and the Black Canyon Arts Festival
    • Raft and fish in the streams and lakes on Grand Mesa or the Gunnison River
    • Visit and taste the many local orchards and vineyards
    • Ride horses over rolling hills
    • Explore the West Elk and Raggeds Wilderness Areas
    • Drive the Grand Mesa and West Elk Loop Scenic Byways
    • Bike scenic country lanes and back roads
    • Downhill ski at Powderhorn
    • Cross-country ski and ice fish throughout the Grand Mesa
    • Visit the outstanding local art galleries
    • Go antiquing
    • Sit and enjoy the magnificent views
    • Enjoy music and drama events at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts and Paradise Theater
  • Directions

    The Bross Hotel is a historic country inn located in Paonia, CO in Delta County, Colorado. Paonia may be a small town, but it has a lot to offer visitors. During your stay, you’ll have the opportunity to experience the beauty of Central Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Paonia is also known for its fruit orchards and plays host to a number of festivals throughout the year including Cherry Days and the Mountain Harvest Festival. Be sure to check our Specials and book early to get the best value in lodging during area festivals and special events. Come stay at the Bross Hotel and experience true western hospitality surrounded by the unmatched grandeur of the Rockies in Paonia, Colorado.

    From the East

    1. Take I-70 west to Glenwood Springs
    2. Take exit for Highway 82
    3. Proceed toward Aspen for 10 miles
    4. At Carbondale turn right onto Highway 133
    5. Follow 133 for 60 miles to Paonia turnoff, Hwy 187
    6. This short road becomes Grand Avenue
    7. At the four-way stop sign (Grand and 3rd St) turn left
    8. At the next corner (Onarga Ave.) turn left
    9. Hotel's parking lot is on the corner with the hotel beside it

    From the West

    1. Take Highway 50 east to Delta
    2. At the edge of Delta (first traffic light) turn left on Hwy 92
    3. Proceed to Hotchkiss
    4. At the far end of Hotchkiss 92 turns right
    5. You stay left and get on Hwy. 133
    6. The entrance to Paonia is 9 miles ahead
    7. Turn right on Wade Road (at Conoco Station)
    8. This becomes Third St.  At Onarga Ave
    9. (one block beyond four-way stop sign) turn left
    10. Hotel's parking lot is on the corner with the hotel beside it