Pansy's Parlor


Pansy’s Parlor Bed & Breakfast is located in Golden, Colorado’s beautiful 12th Street Historic District. Our 1879 Victorian, named for Pansy Hook, the last of five generations of a prominent pioneer family to live here, is Golden’s only B&B listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We offer gracious accommodations and delicious food, at reasonable rates, for your overnight stay or special event.

One block from the main street, guests can walk to restaurants, shops, museums, theatre, Colorado School of Mines, The American Mountaineering Center, scenic Clear Creek, Coors Brewery and all the other downtown sites.

Four theme bedrooms, (two Victorian lady’s, Buffalo Bill’s, Schoolmarm’s), have distinctive period furnishings, for guests’ enjoyment, such as queen-size, antique brass beds, oak dressers and armoires, desks and comfortable seating. All rooms have free WIFI, cable TV, with DVD/VCR’s, and air-conditioning/fans.

Pansy’s Parlor has been featured several times on the Golden Historic Homes Tour. Buffalo Bill sat in the parlor. James Gow, Golden’s Armory Building’s architect, grew up here, and built the parlor’s unique fireplace from rocks and gems, studied by early C.S.M mining students.

Known for our delicious, multi-course breakfasts, we also offer romantic Anniversary, Birthday, “Sweetheart Special,” Theatre and Spa Packages, at surprisingly affordable rates!

GROUP EVENTS include: professional meetings, office and birthday parties, bridal and baby showers, catered luncheons, teas, intimate parlor or garden weddings, receptions and rehearsal dinners.

Be our guests, and experience a glimpse of Golden’s glorious past!


A business traveler, looking for a comfortable bed and quiet work-space
Couples searching for a romantic get-away
Busy tourists seeking a convenient sight-seeing base
A work-weary person needing to relax and re-charge
A group requiring a memory-making event center


A fine old antique
With charm that’s unique
And food that’s sublime
As you step back in time