If you are planning a trip, you might want to consider staying at a bed and breakfast inn. Make sure that you're well informed about bed and breakfast stays before deciding that they're not for you.
The following are seven inaccurate assumptions that are occasionally made regarding bed and breakfast stays.
You always have to share a bathroom when you stay at a bed and breakfast.
In most cases, you will have your own private bathroom when you stay at a bed and breakfast. In the past, shared bathrooms at bed and breakfasts were common. However, nowadays it's typical for bed and breakfast guests to get rooms that include private bathrooms.
It costs a lot more to stay at a bed and breakfast than it costs to stay at a standard hotel.
Bed and breakfast stays are not necessarily more expensive than hotel stays. In some situations, you may even find that you save money by staying at a bed and breakfast rather than in a hotel.
Only elderly travelers stay at bed and breakfast establishments.
Some people think that bed and breakfasts are old-fashioned and only appeal to older travelers. The truth is that travelers of all ages recognize the advantages of bed and breakfast establishments and take advantage of these stays when they travel.
Bed and breakfast stays are only available at high-end destinations.
You might think that there won't be any bed and breakfasts available if you need to find an overnight stay in a non-touristy area. The truth is that bed and breakfasts are available at all kinds of destinations. You can find a cozy and memorable bed and breakfast stay even in an area that is not associated with tourism.
You'll feel awkward staying at a bed and breakfast if you're not traveling as a couple.
A lot of people associate bed and breakfast stays with romance and therefore assume that it's awkward to stay in a bed and breakfast if you're not traveling as a couple. However, you will find that it's perfectly comfortable and enjoyable to stay at a bed and breakfast even if you're traveling alone or with a group of friends.
You won't get a lot of privacy at a bed and breakfast.
People often assume that there is a lot of gossiping at bed and breakfast establishments that makes it so that guests don't really feel that they have any privacy. However, your host and fellow guests will respect your privacy if you stay at a bed and breakfast. You can keep to yourself if you are looking for a quiet, private stay.
You must socialize if you stay at a bed and breakfast.
Bed and breakfast establishments often feature shared living room and dining room areas. This gives guests a lot of opportunities to socialize. Yet it's not necessary or expected for you to socialize if you stay at a bed and breakfast.
For more information, contact a bed and breakfast inn near you.Share