Praise for the previous edition
“[This] guide outlines everything you need to know. . . . Whether you have one spare bedroom or a small inn, you’ll soon be on your way to running your own bed and breakfast biz.”
—Small Business Opportunities
From the Back Cover
Everything you need to know to run a profitable and satisfying bed and breakfast.
From estimating start-up costs and finding the perfect guest to publicizing your business online and serving the best breakfast, this comprehensive guide provides down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving bed and breakfast. Learn all about reasons you should become a B&B host and how to meet guests needs, keep records, and effectively utilize social media. Each chapter and the extensive resources offer help as you welcome a steady stream of new friends into your home.
Look for useful charts and worksheets throughout the book, including:
Income Projection Worksheet
Bedroom, Bathroom, and Amenities Checklists
Health and Safety Checklist
Sample Sales Report and Occupancy Chart