Staying at a an Inn brings the comforts and conveniences of home and avoids the generic aspects of a hotel. As a guest, you and your loved ones will stay in a private bedroom decorated in a unique style, and it still has the feel of the familiar. A spacious living room, along with and private patio, will also be usually available for guests.
The cost of a stay at an Inn is typically a little bit more than a comparable hotel room. However, Inns offer added-value. The following are the best reasons to book a bed and breakfast for your next vacation.
Unlike generic hotel buildings, many Inns are historical homes that are refurbished and modernized. Their styles of architecture evoke the period when they were constructed. Architectural designs greatly vary. A bed and breakfast may be a forest log cabin, an antebellum Southern estate, a Western horse ranch, a desert Spanish hacienda, or a European-style city mansion.
One stark difference between hotels and Inns is how the latter are closer to tourist attractions because of their locations in residential or rural areas. Chain hotels are more likely to be located in distant urban settings and surrounded by large parking lots. Some wonderful Inns are located in the historic districts of cities, and guests are only a short stroll away from the top tourist spots.
The operators of Inns are usually the owners. As they have a stake in its success, these hosts take great pride in customer service and the quality of their Inns. They also make a stronger commitment to ensuring the enjoyment of guests. So, you can expect a warm greeting upon arriving and a feeling of welcome throughout your stay. Your hosts are also happy to act as your personal concierge, sharing their deep knowledge regarding local attractions and nuances regarding the area.
In contrast to many hotels, Inns provide their guests tranquility by being less crowded. Typically, Inns only have the capacity of three to ten bedrooms. Because they only accommodate a limited number of guests, they are more exclusive. Moreover, Inn’s market primarily to couples that are traveling without children. This results in a quieter and more intimate stay.
A B&B in Historic Annapolis
Gibson’s Lodgings is a historic inn located in downtown Annapolis and very near many city landmarks. Call us to reserve your room at our toll free number 877-330-0057. We’ll be very happy to serve you and your family throughout the year.