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How We Are Green When We Clean

July 5, 2013, by Lynn Brewer

At the Hotel Boulderado, we pride ourselves on being as green as we possibly can. One way we accomplish this is through our housekeeping department’s cleaning routine. Here’s a brief list of how we are green when we clean: (more…)



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Wedding Day Emergency Kit Supplies

June 19, 2013, by Lynn Brewer

Even on someone’s wedding day, something can go wrong — a stocking could run, someone gets a hangnail, etc. Since luck favors the prepared, here’s a list of things to consider stocking up on in your wedding day emergency kit. (Applicable and customizable for brides, grooms, bridesmaids, groomsmen, and wedding planners alike. If you find this list intimidating, pick 10-15 items that you could foresee needing.) (more…)



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Eight Survival Techniques That Will Help You During Boulder Startup Week

May 13, 2013, by Lynn Brewer

Outdoor survival training has some surprising overlap when it comes to surviving long, action-packed events like Boulder Startup Week, which is taking place this week.  Here’s eight survival techniques that can teach us how to make it through the wilds of five days of panel discussions, meetups, and happy hours. (more…)



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A Look Back in Time: Victorian Motherhood

May 9, 2013, by Lynn Brewer

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which inspired me to do some digging into what Victorian motherhood was like. (more…)



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Six Ways to Add Vintage Touches to Your Wedding

May 1, 2013, by Lynn Brewer

Vintage weddings are something we are very familiar with at the Hotel Boulderado. Our hotel opened in 1909 and we have worked very hard over the years to preserve the period nature of the building, including the function spaces where wedding receptions take place. If you are planning a vintage or retro themed wedding, here are six ways to add vintage touches.

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Adding Flair to Your Corporate Event

April 11, 2013, by Lynn Brewer

Who says business gatherings have to be bland? It’s easy to get caught up in the same old routing for business dinners and presentations. Here at the Hotel Boulderado, we believe fun belongs in our corporate events just as much as the social ones.We are planning an upcoming spring menu tasting for corporate clients and meetings planners, and this is how we did it.

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Archive Photo ~ North Wing circa 1989

April 4, 2013, by Lynn Brewer

We have a pretty amazing collection at the hotel of historic and archived photographs. The one I’m sharing with you today is a relative newcomer, having been taken in 1989 shortly after the last expansion of our North Wing opened.

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Top 5 Floral Trends of 2013

March 29, 2013, by Lynn Brewer

Flowers are one of the easiest ways to customize and personalize any event, whether it be a wedding, party, or business-related social gathering. While there are always an endless supply of options, there are some trends that we see being big in 2013. Here’s a recap of what we think the top five floral trends of 2013 will be.

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Famous Guests ~ Messrs. Darrow, Frost, Ellington, and Armstrong

March 28, 2013, by Lynn Brewer

The Hotel Boulderado has been honored to have some famous people stay with us over the years. We recently started a new regular post on our Facebook page that features one of these famous guests each Friday. In case you miss one of these Facebook posts, we will be doing a wrap up on our blog each month to share with you some of our most famous guests of the past.

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Five Creative Ways to Save Your Travel Memories

March 26, 2013, by Lynn Brewer

When you go traveling, it’s always fun to save memorabilia and photos from your journey to remind yourself of the memories. But then your home becomes cluttered, the memorabilia gets dusty, or the photos never make it off your digital camera or computer. Here are five creative ways to attractively compile, preserve, and display your travel memories.

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