Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:12:44 +0000
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZThese important decisions need to be made before you open the doors to your bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZSome basic information on what constitutes a bed and breakfast, part of a series of worksheets for aspiring innkeepers.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA collection of checklists for aspiring bed and breakfast innkeepers. Links to information on startup costs, family considerations, zoning issues, etc.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZHow much money can you make running a bed and breakfast in your home? This article will help you understand the financial considerations.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZThings you should consider before buying a bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA list of common jobs at a bed and breakfast in a worksheet format to help you assign family members to the tasks.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZBed and breakfast owners need to be aware of many laws and regulations. This page introduces you to some of the most common.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA self-administered quiz designed to help you understand if your strengths and weaknesses are suited to being a bed and breakfast innkeeper.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA worksheet for aspiring innkeepers, designed to help you understand issues related to zoning for bed and breakfasts.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZThings that new innkeepers should consider before deciding on a name for their bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA FAQ all about bed and breakfasts, answering frequently asked questions about B&Bs.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZDeveloping 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA simple worksheet designed to help aspiring B&B innkeepers identify the costs of starting a bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZOwning 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZPractical 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at treehouse accommodations, including some which are more than fifty feet off the ground.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at the top 5 unique bed and breakfasts in the northeast United States.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at the top 10 myths about bed and breakfasts.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at the top 5 unique bed and breakfasts in the midwest United States.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZStaying in a monastery makes for a unique, quiet vacation. Plan your monastic getaway with these resources.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZSetting the house rules is an important step in preparing to open your bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at bed and breakfasts in converted lighthouses on the east coast of the United States.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZProfessional innkeepers discuss whether or not you can make a good profit running a bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at the reality of starting a bed and breakfast, from the eyes of a professional innkeeper.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZAn answer to the question: what is a bed and breakfast? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at bed and breakfasts in converted lighthouses in the state of Michigan.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at the best books written for aspiring innkeepers, to help understand what goes into opening and running a successful bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZThoughts on how to be a good bed and breakfast innkeeper, written specifically for aspiring innkeepers.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZBed and breakfasts set in castles in the eastern United States and Canada.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at the issues innkeepers need to consider when serving food in a bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZPage 2 of a feature packed with tips for being a good bed and breakfast host, written specifically for aspiring innkeepers.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZWriting a successful welcome letter is a great way to make every guest's visit more enjoyable both for them and you as an innkeeper!
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZIf you've never stayed at a B&B and wonder why they appeal so much to some people, here are the answers.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at Jules' Undersea Lodge, underwater accommodations you have to scuba dive to get into.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA profile of Out 'n' About Treehouse Treesort, treehouse accommodations in Takilma, Oregon.
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2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at the life of a professional innsitter -- what they do and how they do it.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at some of the family considerations which arise when running a bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZMy top 10 pet peeves at bed and breakfasts, compiled by a traveler who loves B&Bs and always prefers them to motels.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZAdvice and tips for aspiring innkeepers, stright from the mouths of professional innkeepers.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZBed and breakfasts in Manhattan, including Chelsea, Gramercy Park, and Greenwich Village.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZLinks to some great cookie recipes submitted by professional bed and breakfast innkeepers.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZTips for innkeepers who want to pamper the guests who stay at their bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZStaying in the Treehouse Cottages in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, makes for a unique getaway.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA profile of Keeper's House Inn, a lighthouse bed and breakfast in Isle au Haut, Maine.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at bed and breakfasts located in lighthouses on the west coast of the United States.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZSome of the most haunted bed and breakfast inns around the world.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZTips for current and aspiring innkeepers on how to market your bed and breakfast effectively.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZThe 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZYou 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZHow a bed and breakfast innkeeper can make a good impression on his or her guests.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZGood 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZInformation about boat and breakfasts in Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Rhode Island.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZHere'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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA recipe for Belgian waffles, submitted by innkeepers Betsy and Karol Paterman of the Glynn House Inn in Ashland, New Hampshire.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZWant 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZThings aspiring innkeepers should know before buying a bed and breakfast in a bad economy, including interviews with two industry experts.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZInformation about the Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast in Fall River, Massachusetts, a haunted bed and breakfast.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZBasil 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at boat and breakfasts in California, Oregon and Washington.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA recipe for baked oatmeal, submitted by a professional innkeeper.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZBed and breakfasts at which you can sleep in former slave quarters in Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and North Carolina.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA profile of The Treehouse Cabins at the River of Life Farm in Dora, Missouri, overlooking the North Fork River.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZSmall hotels and guest apartments in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Page 3.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZThings you should consider before buying a bed and breakfast gift certificate.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZAn answer to the question: I want to open a bed and breakfast. Where do I start? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA pepper kakar (Swedish cardamom cookies) recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZTips for travelers making a trip to Louisville, Kentucky, especially those who enjoy staying in bed and breakfasts.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA profile of Tree Houses of Hana, Maui, a unique bed and breakfast located in Hawaii.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZInnkeepers share their thoughts regarding the value of joining bed and breakfast associations.
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2016-09-28T11:12:44ZBed and breakfasts set in European castles, both historic and modern.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA profile of Cedar Creek Treehouse, a treehouse bed and breakfast in Ashford, Washington, not far from Mount Rainier.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZOmelets 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA profile of The Castle Inn Riverside, a bed and breakfast in Wichita, Kansas.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZThere’s no trick here, you really can stay for free in many inns from Miami to Virginia, from Brazil to Austria, from Tuscany to Provence. When you participate in “voluntary travel” you don’t pay money for your accommodation, instead you spend a few hours working in the garden, assisting with farm duties or in the Inn’s household, or helping the hosts with whatever their current needs dictate.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZHosting a bed and breakfast can have a variety of benefits but may not be for everyone. Learn about the pros and cons of choosing this option for your day of matrimony.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZOne in a series of articles in which innkeepers discuss what they would incorporate into the design if they were building a bed and breakfast from scratch.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZCoral Gables B&Bs attract many leisure travelers looking for homey comforts, affordable accommodations, service with a smile, and warm Florida hospitality.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZAn answer to the question: will we have our own bathroom at a bed and breakfast? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZOn 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA profile of Abigail Stoneman Inn, a bed and breakfast in Newport, Rhode Island.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZTips for making your bed and breakfast bathroom as appealing as possible to your guests. Page 2.
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2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZInnkeepers are no strangers to cleaning; most of us do some degree of it every single day. But as we emerge from the dark days of winter in the light of spring, it's a great time to get everything refreshed and a little extra sparkling. Here are a few tips to help.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZTo find a carefree and comfortable stay in Bar Harbor is no problem with its plethora of budget-priced bed and breakfast inns. Travelers are pampered with a pleasing home away from home experience, coupled with sumptuous fresh, home-cooked breakfasts and warm hospitality.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZOne 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…
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZAuthor Nora Roberts (aka J.D. Robb) has opened Inn BoonsBoro, a bed and breakfast in Boonsboro, Maryland.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at bed and breakfasts with a connection to UFOs, including some located in and near Roswell, New Mexico.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at bed and breakfasts which are operating off the grid, supplying their own electricity with solar power, wind power, or some other method.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA baked French toast recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZAmerica’s Oldest City has more than three dozen bed and breakfasts. Here are five of them to consider.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZEven 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA profile of the Charles Street Inn, a bed and breakfast in Boston, Massachusetts.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZOne 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.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA profile of Herreshoff Castle Bed and Breakfast in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZInformation about boats and yachts offering overnight accommodations, similar to bed and breakfasts.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZIf you’ve spent years stuck on your list of standard recipes, consider a few simple selections that may earn a place on your short list.
2016-09-28T11:12:44ZA look at some of the fabulous amenities offered at bed and breakfasts.