Citadel Mall is a shopping center located at Citadel Drive East in the heart of Colorado Springs in Colorado. Hours of opening are 10am to 9pm Monday to Saturday and 11am o 6pm on Sundays. The Citadel is one of two enclosed shopping malls in Colorado Springs and was opened in 1972.
The mall is approximately 1.1 million square feet in terms of retail space, and is split over three levels and has over nine million visitors each year from Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas and New Mexico as well as other states. The mall was bought by private investor group Midwest Mall Properties for $153.2 million in 2007. They have retained the previous owners The Macerich Company as the mall's management company.
The mall has numerous stores with various eateries located on three levels, with the anchor stores being JCPenney, Dillard's and Burlington Coat Factory. Many clothing stores for men, women and children are featured here including Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Gymboree, Hollister and Victoria's Secret, whilst accessories can be found at shops like Claire's Boutiques. A number of specialist shoe stores also feature here including downstairs with Famous Footwear, Foot Locker and upstairs Payless Shoe Source.
Shoppers can also find a few jewelry stores in the shape of Kay Jewelers, Harris Jewelry and Zales Jewelers. Citadel Mall has many gift and cards stores with Hallmark, Spencer's and Things Remembered, whilst a few health and beauty shops also retail here such as Bath & Body Works and Vitamin World as well as a few salons and hairdressers. Electronic gadgets and games can be found at several stores too, whilst home furnishings can be purchased at stores like Fountain of Youth, Mattress World, Select Comfort and Yankee Candle.
There is an assortment of dining options for visitors throughout the mall including the food court, ranging from snacks to sit down restaurant meals. Snacks, sweets and beverages can be purchased at Great American Cookie, Orange Julius, Pretzel Maker and Starbucks amongst others. Other eateries featured at the mall include Chick-fil-A, Steak & Bake and Villa Pizza.
Cyberstation is an arcade at the mall and contains video games and pinball. Nearby in Colorado Springs are several cinemas including Picture Show at Citadel Crossing, which is only a short walk from the mall, whilst there are a number of other stores surrounding the mall including Toys R U/ Kids R Us, Babies R Us, Red Robin, Barnes and Noble, FedEx Kinkos. The surrounding area also has many restaurants such as Kentucky Fried Chicken, Burger King and Panda Express as well as plenty of bars such as Backgroundz, Woody's Bar and Grill and Kelly O'Brians Sports Bar.
Guest Services are situated at the mall with staff available during the center opening hours to help with store and local area information. The Citadel's own gift card can also be purchased at the guest services desk. There are plenty of restrooms scattered around the mall as well as ATMs and telephones.