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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.
|Type||Hotel and resort|
|Address||1 Lake Avenue|
Colorado Springs, Colorado
|Owner||The Anschutz Corporation (The Broadmoor-Sea Island Company)|
|Design and construction|
|Architecture firm||Warren and Wetmore|
|Developer||Spencer Penrose, Albert E. Carlton, C.M. MacNeill|
|Other designers||Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. (landscape architect)|
Donald Ross and Robert Trent Jones (golf course architects)
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.