Your Own Bed and Breakfast
As the owner of a bed and
breakfast, you can live in the house of your dreams and work from
By opening a bed and breakfast (also known as a "B & B") you can host interesting visitors
from around the world, use your cooking and decorating skills, and make
doing it. Your bed and breakfast can bring tremendous enjoyment to many
travelers and a great deal of satisfaction to you.
You can run your bed and
breakfast alone if you are the independent type. Or the bed and
breakfast can be a family affair, with everyone even the kids
contributing to the running of the business.
You are also your own
boss when you start a bed and breakfast business, and many of the expenses of running your home will be tax
Depending on how many rooms
you want to rent out when you open a bed and breakfast, you could enjoy a part-time or a full-time
income. If your business is seasonal, catering to a ski crowd or summer
vacationers, you can close down and travel during the off season,
if you want.
breakfasts are the fastest growing segment of the lodging business.
running your own bed and breakfast sounds like the career of your dreams,
the FabJob Guide to Become a Bed &
Breakfast Owner is for you! In
this e-book you will discover how you can get started and succeed
in the bed and breakfast business.
To research the bed and
author Angela Hynes travelled extensively and visited numerous bed
and breakfasts. The information in this FabJob guide is gathered
from successful bed and breakfasts owners across the country who generously share insider advice about the bed and breakfast business. Learning from the experiences of these bed and breakfast owners can help you avoid costly mistakes
and make your own bed and breakfast a success.
guide focuses on how to successfully start and run your own bed
and breakfast. It covers topics of vital importance to anyone who
wants to own a bed and breakfast, including:
section offers helpful tips and links to free resources
to start a bed and breakfast business in the United States or Canada.
Your Bed and Breakfast
overview of your options for starting a bed and breakfast:
an existing bed and breakfast inn along with its furnishings, future
bookings, and reputation
a house or other property that has the potential to be a great bed
and breakfast inn
a bed and breakfast in your current home
to become an "inn sitter" for bed and breakfast owners who want
to take a vacation (including how much to charge)
to find inns advertised for sale
on what to consider when choosing the location for your bed and
the inn's size based on how much income you want
to avoid a purchasing mistake (what to ask and what to look for
in an inn's financial statements)
plan for starting a bed and breakfast
to find information on important business matters such as licenses, permits,
on renovating and decorating your inn
bed and breakfast inn
Your Bed and Breakfast
guests expect when they visit a bed and breakfast
to set your room rates
to consider to ensure you won't lose money
that add value to each of your rooms
you need to do or have to be able to charge more than other local
bed and breakfasts
to take reservations
to ask when people call to make reservations for your bed and breakfast
to include on a guest reservation form (includes a sample guest
policy for a bed and breakfast
best hospitality industry software programs for reservations and
policies for your bed and breakfast (including whether to accept pets and children)
to have in common areas of your bed and breakfast (the areas all
guests have access to)
housekeeping and maintenance when you open a bed and breakfast
and don'ts for guest safety
but significant things you can do to delight your bed and breakfast guests and keep
them coming back
you need to know about food when you open a bed and breakfast
to include in a continental breakfast
to include in a full breakfast
types of special dietary requirements
to serve breakfast
food you might choose to offer when you open a bed and breakfast (e.g. check-in snack, "happy hour" munchies,
bed time snack, etc.)
you will get many samples, checklists, and lists of suppliers you can use
for your own bed and breakfast.
to market your bed and breakfast inn through reservation agencies (companies that
will advertise your bed and breakfast and take reservations for you)
a website for your bed and breakfast:
of what to include on your website
that design and host web sites specifically for bed and breakfast inns
online reservation form you can use when you start a bed and breakfast
where you can promote your bed and breakfast
your bed and breakfast to people with special interests
to fill your inn during the off-season by promoting your bed and
breakfast as a place for:
retreats and seminars
future bookings for your bed and breakfast by staying in touch with your guests
best professional associations, conferences, seminars
shows for bed and breakfast owners
for products you can sell at your bed and breakfast to increase
Bed and Breakfast Supplier
and maintenance checklist
for bedroom amenities
for bathroom amenities
continental breakfast menu
full breakfast menu
You will find links to a
variety of suppliers of items you'll need when you open your bed and breakfast, including:
You can have all this and more
for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds of dollars to take courses
on starting a business, and chances are they will not include specific
information about opening a bed and breakfast. The FabJob
Guide to Become a Bed and Breakfast Owner
contains some of the
best business advice you could get from other sources, plus much more.
Cleaning products for the hotel
Bedding (including hypo-allergenic
Soaps and shampoos
Chocolates for pillows
can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some common mistakes,
and give you information you need to start your own bed and breakfast.
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"I cannot think of any
other job (and this isn't really a job) that has all the benefits that
owning a bed and breakfast does. You get to have a house full of happy
people on vacation from all over the world, many of whom become friends
that you stay in touch with. If you ever need to renew your faith in mankind,
run a B & B."
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