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About the Cripple Creek Hospitality House & Travel Park

Our Hotel & Travel Park spans 20+ acres and proudly serves as a historical, recreational, family-oriented destination for anyone traveling to Cripple Creek.  Explore victorian charm with modern amenities including:

  •  Hotel WiFi
  •  Flatscreen LED Televisions with HD Satellite service
  •  Recreation Room with pool table, card tables, Flatscreen LED Television & DVD
  •  Convenient gaming and dining shuttle service
  •  Configurable meeting spaces
  •  Hotel self-serve laundry area
  •  Outdoor games – Children’s play area, Volleyball, Badminton, Crochet, Horseshoes, Corn Hole
  •  Full RV site hook-ups including water, sewer and electric
  •  Separate Travel Park restroom and laundry facility
  •  Complimentary gas grills
  •  RV storage
  •  Propane dispenser – RVs/Bottles/Exchange
  •  Gifts and sundries

 

We would sincerely appreciate the opportunity to serve as your host for that well-deserved time away.

Cripple Creek is located 44 miles (71 km) southwest of Colorado Springs near the base of Pikes Peak. As a former gold mining camp, the Cripple Creek Historic District  received National Historic Landmark status in 1961, which includes the city and surrounding areas. Make the Cripple Creek Hospitality House your home base as part of your Area Attractions itinerary.

Our History

2014
DD&L Family Interests Purchase the Cripple Creek Hospitality House & Travel Park
Michael Duffy, Richard Leonard, Kay Duffy and Gail Diley, new owners and family members,  significantly expand the business model and continue to provide proud, loving care to the Cripple Creek Hospitality House & Travel Park - a historic Cripple Creek hotel and full-service RV park.
1963
Mackin’s Purchase Former Teller County Hospital
Dorothy and Wayne Mackin purchased the former Teller County Hospital and restored the heavily deteriorated property to a hotel.  The Mackin’s also expanded the property to include a RV park and changed the name of the business to the Cripple Creek Hospitality House & Travel Park.
1933
Hospital Re-opened as Nursing Home
Miss Minnie Gongway was hired as the superintendent of the recently re-opened hospital.  Miss Gongway supervised nursing home care at the hospital until it was closed permanently in 1960.
1930
Hospital Closes
The presence of so many physicians in the area reduced the need for the Teller County Hospital.  Staff and residents were relocated to the Cripple Creek Hospital.
1910
Steady Patient Population
30 patients were registered at the end of January, 1910.  By the end of the year, the hospital admitted a total of 96 patients.
1902
Teller County Hospital Opens
The newly completed Teller County Hospital opens to the public in May, 1902.  Fifteen patients receiving care at the city hospital or in private houses were immediately admitted.
1901
County Hospital Plans Approved
The State Board of Charities and Corrections approve plans for the new county-owned hospital.  The budget is set at $17,000.  Once construction was completed, costs increased to $19,520.22.
1900
Teller County Commissioners Lobby for new County Hospital
Newly elected county commissioners convene and submit recommendations for their own hospital to serve the growing population in the Cripple Creek mining district.