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Bed & Breakfasts: Most Popular Articles

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How to Make Money Running a Bed and Breakfast:...
How much money can you make running a bed and breakfast in your home? This article, written for aspiring B&B innkeepers, will help you understand the financial considerations.
Want to Open a Bed and Breakfast? What to Think...
These important decisions need to be made before you open the doors to your bed and breakfast.
Smart, Fast Ways to use Facebook to Increase...
You 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.
Want to Start a Bed and Breakfast? First, Learn...
Bed and breakfast owners need to be aware of many laws and regulations. This page introduces you to some of the most common.
9 Sky-High Treehouse Hotels
A look at treehouse accommodations, including some which are more than 50 feet off the ground.
Your Guide to Monastic Guest Rooms in the US...
Staying in a monastery makes for a unique, quiet vacation. Plan your monastic getaway with these resources.
Estimate the Startup Costs for Running a Bed...
A simple worksheet designed to help aspiring B&B innkeepers identify the costs of starting a bed and breakfast.
How To Name Your Bed and Breakfast
Things that new innkeepers should consider before deciding on a name for their bed and breakfast.
Have You Heard About This Underwater Hotel in...
A look at Jules' Undersea Lodge, underwater accommodations you have to scuba dive to get into.
Find Out if You're Ready to Open Your Own Bed...
A collection of checklists for aspiring bed and breakfast innkeepers. Links to information on startup costs, family considerations, zoning issues, etc.
Before You Buy Bed and Breakfast Gift...
Things you should consider before buying a bed and breakfast gift certificate.
Pepper Kakar - Swedish Cardamom Cookies
A pepper kakar (Swedish cardamom cookies) recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
Five Things Guests Do That Drive Innkeepers...
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Do You Have the Skills to Be an Innkeeper?
A self-administered quiz designed to help you understand if your strengths and weaknesses are suited to being a bed and breakfast innkeeper.
Writing a Business Plan for a Bed and Breakfast
Developing 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.
What is a Bed and Breakfast?
Some basic information on what constitutes a bed and breakfast, part of a series of worksheets for aspiring innkeepers.
Zoning Issues for Bed and Breakfasts
A worksheet for aspiring innkeepers, designed to help you understand issues related to zoning for bed and breakfasts.
Goose N Berry Inn Baked French Toast
A baked French toast recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies
A brown sugar shortbread cookies recipe submitted by the innkeeper at Bedford Inn in Cape May, New Jersey.
Lighthouse Bed and Breakfasts - East Coast...
A look at bed and breakfasts in converted lighthouses on the east coast of the United States.
The Tax Advantages of Owning A B&B
Owning 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.
Five Things Guests Do That Drive Innkeepers Crazy
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Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies
A raspberry thumbprint cookies recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
18 Castles You Can Stay In
Bed and breakfasts set in castles in the eastern United States and Canada.
Tori Spelling Becomes an Innkeeper
Information about actress Tori Spelling's bed and breakfast, Chateau La Rue, in southern California.
Treehouse Cottages - Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Staying in the Treehouse Cottages in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, makes for a unique getaway.
Top 5 Unique B&Bs in the Midwest United States
A look at the top 5 unique bed and breakfasts in the midwest United States.
The Reality of Starting a Bed and Breakfast
A look at the reality of starting a bed and breakfast, from the eyes of a professional innkeeper.
Top 10 Myths About Bed and Breakfasts
A look at the top 10 myths about bed and breakfasts.
Marketing Your Bed and Breakfast
Tips for current and aspiring innkeepers on how to market your bed and breakfast effectively.
Belgian Waffles
A recipe for Belgian waffles, submitted by innkeepers Betsy and Karol Paterman of the Glynn House Inn in Ashland, New Hampshire.
More Tips for Being a Good Bed and Breakfast Host
Page 2 of a feature packed with tips for being a good bed and breakfast host, written specifically for aspiring innkeepers.
How To Write A Successful Welcome Letter As An...
Writing a successful welcome letter is a great way to make every guest's visit more enjoyable both for them and you as an innkeeper!
Groupon vs Living Social
How do the social media discount sites work for B&Bs? Some innkeepers wouldn’t touch the deals with a ten-foot pole, but others swear by them. See what innkeepers had to say about the cost – and the return.
Do Innkeepers Make a Profit?
Professional innkeepers discuss whether or not you can make a good profit running a bed and breakfast.
Before You Buy a Bed and Breakfast
Things you should consider before buying a bed and breakfast.
Reservation Software Reviewed by Innkeepers
We hear from three innkeepers about which reservation systems keep business buzzing along.
Family Considerations in Running a Bed and...
A look at some of the family considerations which arise when running a bed and breakfast.
Top 6 Books for Aspiring Bed and Breakfast...
A look at the best books written for aspiring innkeepers, to help understand what goes into opening and running a successful bed and breakfast.
Out 'n' About Treehouse Treesort - Takilma,...
A profile of Out 'n' About Treehouse Treesort, treehouse accommodations in Takilma, Oregon.
Tree Houses of Hana, Maui in Hawaii
A profile of Tree Houses of Hana, Maui, a unique bed and breakfast located in Hawaii.
Being a Good Bed and Breakfast Host
Thoughts on how to be a good bed and breakfast innkeeper, written specifically for aspiring innkeepers.
Top 5 Unique B&Bs in the Northeast United States
A look at the top 5 unique bed and breakfasts in the northeast United States.
Top 5 Cookie Recipes from Bed and Breakfast...
Links to some great cookie recipes submitted by professional bed and breakfast innkeepers.
French Lace Cookies
A French Lace cookies recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
Setting House Rules for Your Bed and Breakfast
Setting the house rules is an important step in preparing to open your bed and breakfast.
Best Bed and Breakfast Amenities
A look at some of the fabulous amenities offered at bed and breakfasts.
What is a bed and breakfast?
An answer to the question: what is a bed and breakfast? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.
Baked Oatmeal
A recipe for baked oatmeal, submitted by a professional innkeeper.
Pineapple Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe
A delicious pineapple sour cream coffee cake recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
Words of 100: An e-Book Offers Advice for...
In your quest to own a bed and breakfast, you can take a lot of classes and ask a lot of questions – or you could have someone else do the work for you. ‘Words of 100’ is an e-book that offers the advice from 100 innkeepers across the nation – advice that can offer a shortcut to fulfilling your dream of owning an inn. And if you already do, there’s advice for you as well!
Historic French Quarter Homes You Can Stay In
Bed and breakfasts located in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Innsitting - Becoming a Substitute Innkeeper
A look at the life of a professional innsitter -- what they do and how they do it.
Boat and Breakfasts - U.S. East Coast
Information about boat and breakfasts in Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Rhode Island.
The Seven Steps Of Writing A Business Plan
Before you can become an innkeeper, you have to buy an inn. As with any business, you’ll need a business plan to make sure that your dreams can become a reality.
Top 5 Bed and Breakfast Cookbooks
One of the best reasons to stay in a bed and breakfast is the delicious and unique breakfasts you get to eat. These cookbooks include recipes from professional innkeepers so you can recreate their magic touch right in your own home.
So You'd Like To Own A B&B?
Want 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.
Author Nora Roberts' Bed and Breakfast in...
Author Nora Roberts (aka J.D. Robb) has opened Inn BoonsBoro, a bed and breakfast in Boonsboro, Maryland.
How does a bed and breakfast compare to a hotel?
An answer to the question: how does a bed and breakfast compare to a hotel? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.
Boat and Breakfasts - U.S. West Coast
A look at boat and breakfasts in California, Oregon and Washington.
Sleeping in Former Slave Quarters
Bed and breakfasts at which you can sleep in former slave quarters in Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and North Carolina.
Sleep in a Train Car
Bed and breakfast-style accommodations inside train cars in Colorado, Minnesota and Montana. Page 2.
Top 5 Unique B&Bs in the Southeast United States
A look at the top 5 unique bed and breakfasts in the southeast United States.
Manhattan Bed and Breakfasts
Bed and breakfasts in Manhattan, including Chelsea, Gramercy Park, and Greenwich Village.
Cedar House Inn & Yurts
Cedar House Inn & Yurts in Dahlonega, Georgia, is a unique bed and breakfast. In this interview, the innkeepers explain why they decided to offer yurts as guest accommodations.
Bed and Breakfasts - Frequently Asked Questions
A FAQ all about bed and breakfasts, answering frequently asked questions about B&Bs.
Rose Island Lighthouse
A profile of Rose Island Lighthouse, a bed and breakfast in Newport, Rhode Island.
Melting Moments
A Melting Moments cookie recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper in Hudson, Wisconsin.
6 Tips For Choosing The Right Reservations...
Good 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.
The World's Most Unique Bed and Breakfasts
A look at some of the most unique and unusual bed and breakfasts around the world. The list includes an enhanced treehouse, accomodations in a cave and much more.
Riding the Rails: Train-Related Bed and...
Bed and Breakfasts with a connection to the railroad across the U.S. and Canda, with some international destinations.
Becky's Raspberry Muffins
A raspberry muffins breakfast recipe submitted by innkeepers Becky and Charlie Mallar of The 1785 Inn in North Conway, New Hampshire.
Why Stay in a Bed and Breakfast?
If you've never stayed at a B&B and wonder why they appeal so much to some people, here are the answers.
Keeper's House Inn - Lighthouse Bed and...
A profile of Keeper's House Inn, a lighthouse bed and breakfast in Isle au Haut, Maine.
Food Service Requirements in a Bed and Breakfast
A look at the issues innkeepers need to consider when serving food in a bed and breakfast.
The Good Side of Being an Innkeeper
Page two of an article about the reality of starting a bed and breakfast, written by a professional innkeeper. Page 2.
Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast - Haunted Inn
Information about the Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast in Fall River, Massachusetts, a haunted bed and breakfast.
Whose Job Is It? - Assigning Duties at a Bed...
A list of common jobs at a bed and breakfast in a worksheet format to help you assign family members to the tasks.
Casa de las Flores
A profile of Casa de las Flores, a bed and breakfast in Ajijic, Mexico, including an interview with the innkeeper.
Red Lips
A red lips cookie recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
San Francisco Bed and Breakfasts
Bed and breakfasts near the beach, the bay, the bridge and the bustling streets of San Francisco. This page focuses on Haight-Ashbury and Western Addition. Page 3.
How To Pamper Your Guests at a Bed and Breakfast
Tips for innkeepers who want to pamper the guests who stay at their bed and breakfast.
Running a Bed and Breakfast for Dummies
An interview with Mary White, author of Running a Bed and Breakfast for Dummies, and a brief review of the book.
Cranberry Nut Muffins
A cranberry nut muffins breakfast recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
Innkeeping in Utopia
An interview with the former innkeeper of A. Drummond's Ranch Bed and Breakfast near Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Cedar Creek Treehouse in Ashford, Washington -...
A profile of Cedar Creek Treehouse, a treehouse bed and breakfast in Ashford, Washington, not far from Mount Rainier.
Peppermint Cookies
A peppermint cookies recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
Underground Bed and Breakfasts
These bed and breakfasts are literally underground -- dug out of the earth in and around Coober Pedy, Australia.
Treehouse Cabins at River of Life Farm in the...
A profile of The Treehouse Cabins at the River of Life Farm in Dora, Missouri, overlooking the North Fork River.
Lousiville, Kentucky, Bed and Breakfasts
Tips for travelers making a trip to Louisville, Kentucky, especially those who enjoy staying in bed and breakfasts.
Boat and Breakfasts - Yachts and Houseboats
Information about boats and yachts offering overnight accommodations, similar to bed and breakfasts.
The Castle Inn Riverside in Wichita, Kansas
A profile of The Castle Inn Riverside, a bed and breakfast in Wichita, Kansas.
Heceta Head Lighthouse in Yachats, Oregon
A profile of Heceta Head Lighthouse, a bed and breakfast in Yachats, Oregon.
The Inn at Mt. Hope
A look at the Inn at Mt. Hope, located close to the home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.
Buying a Bed and Breakfast in a Bad Economy
Things aspiring innkeepers should know before buying a bed and breakfast in a bad economy, including interviews with two industry experts.
Bedford Post Inn in Bedford, New York
A profile of the Bedford Post Inn, a bed and breakfast in Bedford, New York, owned by Richard Gere and his wife Carey Lowell.
Amoré by the Sea Bed and Breakfast
A profile of Amoré by the Sea Bed and Breakfast in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, including an interview with the innkeepers.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
A peanut butter oatmeal cookies recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
Top 10 Pet Peeves at Bed and Breakfasts
My top 10 pet peeves at bed and breakfasts, compiled by a traveler who loves B&Bs and always prefers them to motels.
Top 3 Bed and Breakfasts for Guests with...
A look at some of the very best bed and breakfasts for guests with multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS).
Bed and Breakfasts in Manhattan
Bed and breakfasts in Manhattan, including Midtown, the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side and Harlem. Page 2.
In The Zone: Is Your Dream Home Allowed To Be A...
For all hopeful innkeepers who think it’ll be a snap to convert a residential home into an inn: Do your homework.
Castle Bed and Breakfasts in Europe
Bed and breakfasts set in European castles, both historic and modern.
JailHouse Inn Bed and Breakfast in Preston,...
A look at the JailHouse Inn Bed and Breakfast in Preston, Minnesota.
Haunted Bed and Breakfasts
Some of the most haunted bed and breakfast inns around the world.
Personal Advice from Innkeeper Sallie Clark
Page three of an article about the reality of starting a bed and breakfast, written by a professional innkeeper. Page 3.
Swedish Scones Recipe
A recipe for Swedish scones submitted by a professional bed and breakfast innkeeper.
New York City - Romantic Bed and Breakfasts
A look at some of the most romantic bed and breakfasts in New York City.
Lighthouse Bed and Breakfasts - Michigan
A look at bed and breakfasts in converted lighthouses in the state of Michigan.
Luxury Bed and Breakfasts
Luxury bed and breakfasts for those times when price doesn't matter -- or just to dream about.
Pecan Crescent Cookies
A pecan crescent cookies recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
Oven Baked German Apple Pancakes
An oven baked German apple pancakes breakfast recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.
A Five-Day Treehouse Stay in Anchorage, Alaska
A profile of the Five-Day Treehouse Stay, a unique getaway in Anchorage, Alaska.
A Day In The Life Of The Innkeeper
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Ten Tips For Quicker Cleaning
A bed and breakfast is one of the few professions where the owner is usually the custodian. Keeping a clean house is a must, but cleaning must be done quickly to prepare for the next arrivals. Here are a few suggestions for keeping things tidy – and timely.
Luxury Bed and Breakfast Resorts - Luxury Inns
Here'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.
Abingdon Guest House in New York City's...
A profile of Abingdon Guest House, a bed and breakfast in New York City's Greenwich Village.
When is breakfast served?
An answer to the question, When is breakfast served? Part of a FAQ for bed and breakfasts.
Bed and Breakfasts in Faubourg Marigny of New...
A look at bed and breakfasts in the Faubourg Marigny, a neighborhood in New Orleans.
Strawberry Bread Recipe from Big Mill B&B
An ultra-yummy recipe from our friends at the Big Mill B&B in Williamston, North Carolina.
The Texas White House - Haunted Bed and Breakfast
A profile of The Texas White House in Ft. Worth, Texas, a haunted bed and breakfast.
BedandBreakfast.com's Top Ten Dog-Friendly B&Bs
For some people, a pet is family. When it’s time for a vacation, the odds of leaving them behind is non-existent. Because not every inn is pet-friendly, it’s a relief to find ones that are. It’s even better when BedandBreakfast.com selects the Top Ten Dog-Friendly B&Bs.
Bed and Breakfasts for Sale - Best Listings
A list of the best online listings of bed and breakfasts for sale.
What Every Aspiring Innkeeper Should Know
Advice and tips for aspiring innkeepers, stright from the mouths of professional innkeepers.
Bed and Breakfasts Off the Grid
A look at bed and breakfasts which are operating off the grid, supplying their own electricity with solar power, wind power, or some other method.
Tuscany, Italy - Bed and Breakfasts
All about planning a trip to Tuscany, Italy, including how to find a great bed and breakfast.
Kauai: A B&B Kinda Island
On 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.
Yellow Rose Inn in Indianapolis, Indiana
A profile of the Yellow Rose Inn, a bed and breakfast in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Lighthouse Bed and Breakfasts - West Coast...
A look at bed and breakfasts located in lighthouses on the west coast of the United States.
Bed and Breakfasts in Maui, Hawaii
Information about bed and breakfasts in Maui, Hawaii.
Meet The Innkeepers: Lynnette Scofield
Innkeeper Lynette Scofield discusses the fantasies and realities of being an innkeeper, and notes what makes her inn so special.
Dealing with Problem Guests
Not every guest is as concerned about your inn as you are. How do you handle it when guests treat your B&B like their private resort?
Will we have our own bathroom?
An answer to the question: will we have our own bathroom at a bed and breakfast? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.
Bed and Breakfasts with a UFO Connection
A look at bed and breakfasts with a connection to UFOs, including some located in and near Roswell, New Mexico.
Pennsbury Inn - Trap Door
An historic trap door in the floor at The Pennsbury Inn in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Page 5.
Thornewood Castle - Haunted Bed and Breakfast
A profile of Thornewood Castle in Lakewood, Washington, a haunted bed and breakfast.
Most Unusual Items Left in a Bed and Breakfast...
Innkeepers talk about the most unusual items guests have left behind in their bed and breakfast rooms.
Cregg Castle in Carrandulla, Ireland
A profile of Cregg Castle in Carrandulla, Co. Galway, Ireland, a castle bed and breakfast which was originally built in 1648.
How To Create a Romantic Getaway
How to fill your next bed and breakfast getaway with romance.
East Brother Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast
A profile of East Brother Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast in Point Richmond, California.
A Murder Mystery Weekend Experience
A 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.
Top 5 Bed and Breakfasts for Book Lovers
A look at the best bed and breakfasts with a strong literary connection, or inns which cater to book lovers.
Greenwich Village Habitue in Manhattan, New...
A profile of Greenwich Village Habitue in Manhattan, a bed and breakfast in New York City's Greenwich Village neighborhood.
Brooklyn Bed and Breakfasts - New York City
A look at some of the wonderful bed and breakfasts located in Brooklyn, New York City.
The White House of Wilmington - Haunted Bed and...
A profile of The White House of Wilmington, Vermont, a haunted bed and breakfast.
Colonial Innkeepers Pie Recipe - Funny Cake
A recipe for Colonial Innkeepers Pie, also known as Funny Cake, submitted by a professional innkeeper.
Saugerties Lighthouse
A profile of the Saugerties Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast in Saugerties, New York.
Simple Inn Recipes
If 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.
Caribbean Bed and Breakfasts
A look at some of the best bed and breakfast in the Caribbean, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, Barbados, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, and Turks and Caicos Islands.
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