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Enjoy a True Historic Experience at the Fort Collins Armstrong Hotel

By on February 28, 2012

Armstrong Hotel - Fort Collins

Sometimes, figuring out where to stay in Colorado is the trickiest part of planning your Colorado travel experience. Staying in a historic hotel can add a touch of nostalgia and character to your trip, especially if you love the ambiance of visiting a place where people have been receiving excellent hospitality for multiple generations. If your travel plans are bringing you to Fort Collins, and you love the idea of staying in a historic hotel, then consider the Armstrong Hotel. Built in 1923, this is one of the last remaining historic hotels in Fort Collins and offers a unique travel experience for the history buff.

Accommodations in The Armstrong Hotel Showcase Its Historic Ambiance

The Armstrong hotel has 43 guestrooms for you to choose from. Unlike chain hotels, each of these rooms is unique in its style and décor. While the hotel itself is historic, you will find that many of the rooms are decorated with modern styles that rival any boutique hotel you could find. Yet, if you prefer vintage décor and antiques, the hotel has some rooms with this style as well. Throughout the hotel, you will find the original fir wood floors, often topped with rugs, and lovely views of College Avenue and downtown Fort Collins.

Armstrong Hotel - Accommodations

While the hotel itself is historic, you will find that many of the rooms are decorated with modern styles that rival any boutique hotel you could find.

In addition to traditional guestrooms, the Armstrong Hotel has suites that offer multiple rooms. If you are planning to have the entire family visit Fort Collins, Colorado, then this might be one of your best options, because you will have space to spread out as well as a measure of privacy. Suites are equipped with microwaves and refrigerators to make snacking simple.

Staying at the Armstrong Hotel also brings many amenities for you to use. While the hotel does not have space for a fitness center, all guests may visit The Club at Old Town, located a mere four blocks from the hotel, to participate in fitness classes and use workout equipment. You can also check out a cruiser bicycle to use as you explore Old Town and the shopping and dining it offers. White noise machines, space heaters, bathrobes, and throw blankets are available on request.

While some of the hotels’ rooms have microwaves and refrigerators, you are going to want to grab a bite to eat from time to time while you are visiting. There are several dining options on the grounds of the hotel, including a coffee lounge, chocolate café, deli, and underground lounge. Whether you are having a craving for some dessert, need a full meal, or what a nightcap before bed, the dining options at the Armstrong Hotel have you covered.

If You Go

The Armstrong Hotel is located at 259 South College Ave. in the historic downtown region. If you are planning a stay, call 866-384-3883 or visit www.thearmstronghotel.com to book your reservation. Since the hotel has only 43 rooms, you will want to book as soon as you know your Fort Collins, Colorado travel plans.

If you plan to travel with your pets, you will want to book your reservation even earlier. The hotel maintains a few pet-friendly rooms and suites, but does require a non-refundable $25 cleaning fee for guests traveling with pets.

Nicole Harms has been writing professionally since 2006, specializing in travel and finance writing, with work having been published on USA Today, the New York Stock Exchange and Hotels.com in addition to here on Go Colorado!

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