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The Bradley Boulder Inn
Ranked #1 of 3 Boulder B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Boston,MA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“charming, classy hotel / inn with great location”
Reviewed 26 July 2006

We stayed at The Bradley for one night. The hotel is a lovely old building in a quiet neighborhood, a very short walk from the Pearl St. Mall, a hub of activity day and night. The Bradley has wonderful, comfortable bedding, beautiful lobby (where wine and cheese is served in the afternoon), European - style breakfast room where a full, delicious breakfast buffet is available each morning. Original art is on all the walls (and most is for sale). Aveda products in the bathrooms! Computer area is available for guests to use. Rooms have TV and DVD players (with nice selection of complimentary DVDs to borrow). With only 12 rooms, this seems more like an inn or a B&B, with a friendly, accommodating staff, and other guests were friendly, as well. Photos on the hotel web site are exactly the way the place looks. We made reservations directly with the hotel; don't think there is a bargain to be had. Very convenient to many excellent restaurants in the center of Boulder. A great find -- will stay here again when in Boulder!

Stayed June 2006
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Reviewed 2 June 2006

We stayed at The Bradley the first week in May. We really enjoyed the location & being able to walk to restaurants and shops along the main streets. The room was comfortable and peaceful. The downstairs sitting area was large with relaxing music playing through the sound system. We also appreciated the library of DVD's. While other reviews mentioned access to drinks, etc. in the kitchen, these were never offered to us. Also, the wireless internet connection was too weak in our room to use it, but they did have a computer available in the main area downstairs, which worked well. We also liked being able to dine between a broad time frame rather than having to show up at a specific time to dine with others. Breakfast was set out buffet style for you to help yourself when ready. Great place to stay.

Stayed May 2006
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Banchory, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 November 2005

We got lost - didn't realise that north/south streets in Boulder have a break in the middle, so ended on the far south side, in the dark. Finally reached the Bradley ( just north of Pearl Street mall) and had a great welcome - lots of sympathy and TLC, and offers of coffee, drinks, etc., to help us recover!
Lovely big bedroom, complete with fireplace, very comfy bed.
You basically have the run of the house - help yourself to cold drinks from the fridge; beer, wine and snacks from 4-6pm; free internet terminal in the lounge; libraries of books and DVDs. Great artwork, too.
The situation couldn't be better - half a block to shops and restaurants, but very quiet.
Certainly on our list to re-visit, and highly recommended.

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Reviewed 28 August 2005

The folks who run the Bradley have taken great care to make every aspect of your stay a pleasure. From the moment you enter the house, you see evidence of the thought that goes into running the place. The friendly and helpful innkeepers go the extra mile to accomodate any request.
Everything looks new. Fresh paint on the walls, New carpeting, spotless bathroom, beautiful artwork everywhere (that is for sale through local galleries). Yes, they ask you to remove your shoes upon entering, and offer you a pair of Crocs for the duration of your stay. Some guests walk barefoot or in socks.

There are fresh baked cookies out all day, and cold drinks are yours to take from the kitchen. A computer/internet station is available 24/7 with a printer and fax machine. There is a stack of DVDs to choose and bring to your room.

4:00 - 6:00 is happy hour, with beer, wine, cheese and snacks to enjoy in the comfortable living room, dining room or on the patio out front.

The location is perfect too. Half a block from the main shopping street - close enough to pop back to your room quickly, but out of the range of street noise.

I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Boulder.

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Property: The Bradley Boulder Inn
Address: 2040 16th St, Boulder, CO 80302-5446
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Region: United States > Colorado > Boulder
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Boulder
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Bradley Boulder Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The exquisite Bradley Boulder Inn, is located in downtown Boulder - one block from legendary Pearl Street. Boulder's most celebrated restaurants (including famous Frasca Food & Wine), and the fascinating shops of Pearl Street, as well as downtown Boulder's thriving business community, are all just steps away from The Bradley. For 15 years, parents visiting their students at The University of Colorado's main campus have enjoyed the peace and tranquility of the Bradley Boulder Inn. Beautiful rooms, (all with private baths), offer a variety of features such as fireplaces, balconies, jetted tubs, and 100% cotton linens. Everything is included: complimentary wine and cheese in the late afternoon at our river rock fireplace; our famous Boulder breakfast each morning, cookies and baked goods all day; complimentary organic coffee and tea; nearby healthclub, and onsite parking. This is it! You will be delighted! ... more   less 
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