Published: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:13:08 +0000
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA collection of checklists for aspiring bed and breakfast innkeepers. Links to information on startup costs, family considerations, zoning issues, etc.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZHow much money can you make running a bed and breakfast in your home? This article will help you understand the financial considerations.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZSome basic information on what constitutes a bed and breakfast, part of a series of worksheets for aspiring innkeepers.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZThese important decisions need to be made before you open the doors to your bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZThings you should consider before buying a bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZBed and breakfast owners need to be aware of many laws and regulations. This page introduces you to some of the most common.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA list of common jobs at a bed and breakfast in a worksheet format to help you assign family members to the tasks.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZDeveloping a detailed plan for your bed and breakfast will help assure that you turn a profit. This worksheet will help you write a good business plan.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZThings that new innkeepers should consider before deciding on a name for their bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA worksheet for aspiring innkeepers, designed to help you understand issues related to zoning for bed and breakfasts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA self-administered quiz designed to help you understand if your strengths and weaknesses are suited to being a bed and breakfast innkeeper.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA simple worksheet designed to help aspiring B&B innkeepers identify the costs of starting a bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZOwning a B&B not only brings many lifestyle benefits, it can deliver significant tax advantages as well. Here are several areas where you might be able to realize an advantage.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at treehouse accommodations, including some which are more than fifty feet off the ground.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at the top 5 unique bed and breakfasts in the northeast United States.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZSetting the house rules is an important step in preparing to open your bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at the top 10 myths about bed and breakfasts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZPractical tips about bringing your children to a bed and breakfast. It's different than taking them to a hotel, so be sure to plan ahead.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZStaying in a monastery makes for a unique, quiet vacation. Plan your monastic getaway with these resources.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZWriting a successful welcome letter is a great way to make every guest's visit more enjoyable both for them and you as an innkeeper!
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at the top 5 unique bed and breakfasts in the midwest United States.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZBed and breakfasts set in castles in the eastern United States and Canada.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at the reality of starting a bed and breakfast, from the eyes of a professional innkeeper.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZProfessional innkeepers discuss whether or not you can make a good profit running a bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA FAQ all about bed and breakfasts, answering frequently asked questions about B&Bs.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at bed and breakfasts in converted lighthouses on the east coast of the United States.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at the best books written for aspiring innkeepers, to help understand what goes into opening and running a successful bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZThoughts on how to be a good bed and breakfast innkeeper, written specifically for aspiring innkeepers.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZPage 2 of a feature packed with tips for being a good bed and breakfast host, written specifically for aspiring innkeepers.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA profile of Out 'n' About Treehouse Treesort, treehouse accommodations in Takilma, Oregon.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at bed and breakfasts in converted lighthouses in the state of Michigan.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at the issues innkeepers need to consider when serving food in a bed and breakfast.
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2016-10-23T11:13:08ZAn answer to the question: what is a bed and breakfast? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at bed and breakfasts located in lighthouses on the west coast of the United States.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZIf you've never stayed at a B&B and wonder why they appeal so much to some people, here are the answers.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZThe things that guests do that B&B innkeepers wish they wouldn't, including asking to check-in early, not being social at breakfast, and arriving late.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at Jules' Undersea Lodge, underwater accommodations you have to scuba dive to get into.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZInformation about the Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast in Fall River, Massachusetts, a haunted bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZWant to know what you'll be getting into when you own a B&B? Learn the main obstacles you'll encounter and the attitude you'll need as you begin your quest.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZBed and breakfasts in Manhattan, including Chelsea, Gramercy Park, and Greenwich Village.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA profile of Herreshoff Castle Bed and Breakfast in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at some of the family considerations which arise when running a bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at the life of a professional innsitter -- what they do and how they do it.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZGood reservation software is as critical to the success of a B&B as comfy beds and scrumptious muffins. Here we take a look at six things you should look out for as you choose the system that will keep track of your bookings and guest data.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZYou surely agree that Facebook is a great tool to keep in touch with friends, past guests and guests-to-be. Here are a few not-to-be-missed tips on how to use Facebook cleverly -- and without spending a penny -- to increase your guest contact and occupancy.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZLinks to some great cookie recipes submitted by professional bed and breakfast innkeepers.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZTips for innkeepers who want to pamper the guests who stay at their bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZTips for current and aspiring innkeepers on how to market your bed and breakfast effectively.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at boat and breakfasts in California, Oregon and Washington.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZSome of the most haunted bed and breakfast inns around the world.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZSmall hotels and guest apartments in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Page 3.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZInformation about boat and breakfasts in Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Rhode Island.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZInnkeepers share their thoughts regarding the value of joining bed and breakfast associations.
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2016-10-23T11:13:08ZOne of our recent articles generated quite a bit of buzz regarding AirBnB. In response, we have this article, contributed by Peter Scherman and Rick Wolf of The B&B Team that looks at how regulation should be incorporated into the sharing economy as it continues to grow.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZHere's a look at some luxury bed and breakfast resorts which offer three meals a day. They're great for getaways when price doesn't matter -- or just to dream about.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZAdvice and tips for aspiring innkeepers, stright from the mouths of professional innkeepers.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZInformation about boats and yachts offering overnight accommodations, similar to bed and breakfasts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZStaying in the Treehouse Cottages in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, makes for a unique getaway.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZWe hear from three innkeepers about which reservation systems keep business buzzing along.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at some of the fabulous amenities offered at bed and breakfasts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZThings aspiring innkeepers should know before buying a bed and breakfast in a bad economy, including interviews with two industry experts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZBasil Fawltey, John Cleese’s fictional innkeeper would’ve enjoyed his profession if he didn’t have to deal with guests. But guests are the reasons many innkeepers get into the business. But there’s a fine line between spending time with your own guests and knowing when you should give them some space – and give yourself a breather.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZMy top 10 pet peeves at bed and breakfasts, compiled by a traveler who loves B&Bs and always prefers them to motels.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZOne of the most picturesque area of America is the Oregon Coast. On a one-day road trip from Cannon Beach to Florence you’ll find fantastic scenery, intriguing attractions, and many bed and breakfasts…
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZTips for travelers making a trip to Louisville, Kentucky, especially those who enjoy staying in bed and breakfasts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZThings you should consider before buying a bed and breakfast gift certificate.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZBed and breakfasts set in European castles, both historic and modern.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZAn answer to the question: I want to open a bed and breakfast. Where do I start? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA look at bed and breakfasts with a connection to UFOs, including some located in and near Roswell, New Mexico.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA profile of Keeper's House Inn, a lighthouse bed and breakfast in Isle au Haut, Maine.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA profile of The Treehouse Cabins at the River of Life Farm in Dora, Missouri, overlooking the North Fork River.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZTips for making your bed and breakfast bathroom as appealing as possible to your guests. Page 2.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZBed and breakfasts in Flagstaff are known for their warm small town hospitality, cool mountain environment, easy-on-the-pocket accommodations with distinctive rooms, fresh mouth-watering home cooking and attentive personalized service to cater to your needs.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZAn ultra-yummy recipe from our friends at the Big Mill B&B in Williamston, North Carolina.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZHow a bed and breakfast innkeeper can make a good impression on his or her guests.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA profile of Tree Houses of Hana, Maui, a unique bed and breakfast located in Hawaii.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA recipe for baked oatmeal, submitted by a professional innkeeper.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA delicious pineapple sour cream coffee cake recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZCoral Gables B&Bs attract many leisure travelers looking for homey comforts, affordable accommodations, service with a smile, and warm Florida hospitality.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA profile of Cedar Creek Treehouse, a treehouse bed and breakfast in Ashford, Washington, not far from Mount Rainier.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA profile of Abigail Stoneman Inn, a bed and breakfast in Newport, Rhode Island.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA pepper kakar (Swedish cardamom cookies) recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA profile of Thornewood Castle in Lakewood, Washington, a haunted bed and breakfast.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA recipe for Belgian waffles, submitted by innkeepers Betsy and Karol Paterman of the Glynn House Inn in Ashland, New Hampshire.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA baked French toast recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZWith only a handful of hotels but dozens of idyllic, Victorian cottages and inns which have nice views of the ocean and lovely gardens, it’s easy to see why Key West gets our vote as one of Florida’s coolest B&B towns.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA profile of The Castle Inn Riverside, a bed and breakfast in Wichita, Kansas.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZEven though I’ve been an innkeeper myself, every once in awhile, I’ll come across a B&B and think: “I wonder what led them to that?” This recently happened with Casa Farolito, which first caught my attention because of their free “welcome margaritas” on arrival, but then kept my interest because of the location in Mexico.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA murder mystery weekend at the Harry Packer Mansion in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, turns out to be a lot of fun for me, my husband, and our friends.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZA profile of the Charles Street Inn, a bed and breakfast in Boston, Massachusetts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZFairbanks is known as the “Golden Heart City,” and its bed and breakfasts deliver with their warm hospitality and abundant friendliness.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZAn interview with Mary Daheim, the author of more than 20 bed and breakfast mystery novels.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZAn answer to the question, When is breakfast served? Part of a FAQ for bed and breakfasts.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZOmelets are those things you make in a pan, right? Not necessarily says Susan Steffan at the Farmer's Guesthouse B&B. The oven can help you cook up some delicious egg dishes, as we see here with this recipe.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZOn an island where the hotel prices can often be as extravagant as some of the vegetation you’ll see blooming in the jungle, Kauai offers those of us on a more medium-sized budget the chance to stay at a B&B for much less.
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2016-10-23T11:13:08ZSan Diego's charming bed and breakfasts and inns offer a big variety of styles and locations, from an elegant Victorian mansion in Hillcrest to a casual bed and breakfast on the beach.
2016-10-23T11:13:08ZAn interview about having two careers at an inn with Jan and Bruce Garrabrandt, owners of The Artists Inn in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.