The Broadmoor

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Reports differ as to the reason for the hauntings at The Broadmoor. Some say there was a fire here in the past, others say there wasn’t. Regardless, some employees have seen a lady in 1920s clothing walking around the main building. They speculate that she may be the ghost of Countess Portales, the wife of the Count who built the original casino building, torn down in the 1990s.

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1 Lake Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
United States
38.791312399269785, -104.84963178634644
El Paso County, Colorado
Nearest Towns:
Colorado Springs, CO (3.3 mi.)
Stratmoor, CO (4.0 mi.)
Fort Carson, CO (5.0 mi.)
Manitou Springs, CO (6.0 mi.)
Rock Creek Park, CO (6.2 mi.)
Security-Widefield, CO (7.9 mi.)
Cimarron Hills, CO (9.4 mi.)
Fountain, CO (11.0 mi.)
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO (13.3 mi.)
Green Mountain Falls, CO (13.4 mi.)

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  1. Michael McCrary  |  

    I actually know a lot about this haunted location, due to the fact that The Broadmoor hotel was actually owned my my family on my mother’s side. I was told that the person that haunts the Broadmoor Hotel is in fact Julie Penrose. The original Owner’s wife. The story went that she went missing and a week before she died, she was found naked in the forest behind the hotel. She didn’t know how or why she was there or naked. She is said to be haunting the penthouse where she lived. Lights would turn off and on, some things would be misplaced, and even some of the staff wouldn’t go in there due to the paranormal activity. The Hotel(my mother told me) has even went to the extent of hiding some of the details. If you have any questions feel free to email me at

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