Monday, April 20, 2009
London, the historic capital of Great Britian and principle residence of the British monarchy, offers bed and breakfast travelers innumerable outstanding museums and galleries, royal palaces, monuments, quaint squares and peaceful green parks, excellent shops, and exciting nightlife. London can be easily travelled by the underground, the tube or on foot due to its compact size. Some of the major tourist attractions in London include Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the House of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, British Museum, St. Paul's Cathedral, the London Eye, the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace. Check out one of London's colorful markets, choose from several zoo's or explore the famous Hyde Park or Regent's Park and let IBBP's London guide provide you with a bed and breakfast suitable for your taste and budget.
The Gloucester Place Hotel is a charming Georgian bed & breakfast hotel in London where we strive to ensure that our guests have an enjoyable stay in London. It is ideal for any stay , whether it be business or pleasure . It is convenient for conferences,exhibitions and training trips. The majority of our Rooms are en-suite (shower, toilet and basin) and offer satellite TV, direct dial telephone, hair dryer, trouser press and an unlimited supply of tea & coffee at no extra charge. Larger rooms are also equipped with a silent fridge.
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Placerville is located in California's Gold country in the northern part of the state. Visitors make their way to Placerville to enjoy the historic setting, try their hand at gold panning, white water raft, fish, or enjoy one of the areas 50 wineries. During the winter months, visitors can enjoy the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountain range and all snow sports.
Eden Vale Inn is a casually elegant bed and breakfast in California’s Gold Country near Placerville. In this superb Sierra Foothills setting, accommodations are suffused in rich natural colors reflective of the lush gardens and surrounding natural beauty. This luxury bed and breakfast inn offers five exclusive and very private rooms, each with a unique style. The extensive grounds feature gardens designed to invite wandering, meditation and reflection. Romance is always in the air at Eden Vale Inn.
Friday, April 17, 2009
Provence is located in southern France - its central location makes it and easy destination for all bed and breakfast travelers. Provence borders the Mediterranean; its southwest coast is situated on the Gulf of Lion; Italy borders it to the northeast and the French island of Corsica lies southeast in the Mediterranean sea. The departments in Provence include: Alpes de-Haute-Provence, Bouches-de-Rhone, Hautes Alpes, Var and Vaucluse.
The small town of Gordes en Luberon is located in the heart of the famed and beautiful Provence region of France. Bed and breakfast travelers who enjoy the outdoors will find that biking, hiking and horseback riding are the perfect way to experience the magical countryside, the Gorges of Regalon, the Gorges of Veroncle and the hills of Vaucluse. Nearby attractions include the Fontaine de Vaucluse, the Ochre of Roussillon (the Provencal Colorado) and the amazing city of Isle sur la Sorgue, also called the Provencal Venice and the city of Avignon. Travel along the Wine or the Lavender Road, visit one of the numerous colorful markets held in many towns and villages or attend a festival to experience the essence of all things Provencal.
Memoires de Provence is a traditional stone farmhouse from 18th century set in attractive grounds and vineyards, in the countryside outside Coustellet opposite the Luberon mountains. Ideally situated for visiting the Luberon National Park and the beautiful surrounding Provence countryside and spectacular hilltop villages (Gordes, Ménerbes, Lacoste, Oppède le Vieux etc), and only 25 mins from historic Avignon. Large pool, flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi. Anglo/French family. 4 rooms - total capacity 13. Coustellet is also renowned for having one of the most authentic “Provencal” Farmers Markets (Sunday Morning).
The inn is also within easy reach of many of the popular Provence sites such as Mont Ventoux, Fontaine de Vaucluse, Abbaye de Senanque, Glanum & Baux de Provence… The area also offers, amongst others, a breathtaking environment for walking and cycling, numerous tempting wines and restaurants, interesting museums, spectacular chateaux,abbeys and countless enticing boutiques.
Thursday, April 16, 2009
The French Riviera region is located in South of France and includes the stretch of coastline from Toulon to the Italian border. This exclusive resort area has always been a popular tourist destination offering visitors spectacular coastline, sunshine, and upscale twons and village. Area cities worth a look include the glamorous towns of Antibes, Juan-Les-Pines, Saint Tropez, Nice and Monaco. While here enjoy beach combing, world class dining and shopping, museums and other historical sites, and more.
Valbonne is a historic old village in the French Riviera containing luxury villas, and estates offering visitors a central square, cafes, little shops, restaurants, night life and more. Area attractions include the 12th-century Eglise Saint Blaise and the Moulin des Moines.
Le Cheneau is a large Provence style house on a shaded private quiet park, near the old village of Valbonne, on the outskirts of Cannes and Antibes and the beach. the accommodation is located just a few minutes drive from cultural sites like numerous museums and gardens, restaurants, casinos and passionate events like Cannes Film festival, jazz festivals, and Monoco F1 Grand Prix. Le Cheneau offers elegant accommodations with a nice warm welcome and represents ideal starting point to stroll along the shore and backcountry.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Interlaken is located located 50 km southeast of Bern in central Switzerland in the Jungfrau Region; this area is one of the most popular travel destinations of the country. Famed for its spectacular scenery, including famous alps, mountain lakes, alpine streams, and wild flowers, the area offers endless outdoor activities, spas, history, shopping, dining, and nightlife. Area attractions worth a look include the town's Augustinian monastery, Schilthorn and the Allmendhubel by funicular, the waterfalls at Giessbach, and the open-air museum at Ballenberg.
Sunny Days offers a friendly welcome and a family atmosphere. It is situated in a nice quiet location, just a 5 minute walk away from the center of Interlaken. Whether you're looking for an adventure holiday or just a relaxing few days to take in the beautiful scenery, it won't take you long to realize you have found the ideal spot in Interlaken.
Sunny Days has undergone a complete internal facelift. The rooms are fresh and colorful. On the south side of our chalet are bedrooms with balconies each looking out onto the garden and the magnificent Jungfrau. All bedrooms have showers and toilets, and cable TV. The breakfast room is also situated on the south side of the house.
The innkeepers can help you plan your excursions, point you in the right directions for sightseeing or simply take an interest in making your stay with us in the Berner Oberland as memorable as possible, the whole year round.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
A city within a city, Tlaquepaque (pronounced tla-keh-pah-keh) is now part of the larger city of Guadalajara. Tlaquepaque takes its name from the indians who originally inhabited this area. Their handicraft skills have been passed on through generations and are proudly displayed in the city's specialty shops. World renowned designers and decorators come to Tlaquepaque in search of blown glass, ceramics, furniture, paintings, fabrics, antiques and so much more. El Parian, a relaxing plaza in the town center, features mariachis and restaurants for a snack, drink, or an elaborate Mexican meal. Fabulous shopping and restaurants abound in the area. With its historic churches, museums, markets, mariachis and marvelous architecture, Tlaquepaque, and the surrounding area of Guadalajara, will dazzle your senses with its colors, textures, and sounds. The warm and friendly people of Mexico will provide you with endearing memories for years to come.
Quinta Don Jose Boutique Hotel has an excellent location in the heart of Tlaquepaque's Old Town district! Beautiful grounds, personal service and only steps from superb arts and crafts shopping, museums, galleries, and delicious Mexican cuisine.
After a day of sightseeing and shopping, come back to "QDJ" and relax by our tiled pool with an ice cold Margarita, take a nap in our tree-shaded hammock, or relax with a deep tissue massage that will get you ready for a night out on the town!
Let "QDJ" and Tlaquepaque "slow you down" and pamper you with its friendly people, delicious food and festive
Monday, April 13, 2009
Bar Harbor is a coastal town set in the Downeast region of Maine. Bed and Breakfast travelers visit Bar Harbor for its stunning rocky coastline, quaint seaside resort village, and access to Acadia National Park. This area has a little bit of everything to suite any travelers needs. Bar Harbor is easily accessible by car from Boston 268 miles or by a local airport, the Hancock County Airport or Bangor International Airport located only 50 miles away.
Experience the magic of Bar Harbor and Acadia at an 1886 Victorian waterfront bed & breakfast. Three blocks from the center of town, the Saltair Inn offers spacious luxury suites appointed with king-size beds, elegant private baths, gas fireplaces, TV, and private sitting rooms overlooking the Bay. A full breakfast served on the rear deck or in the formal dining room is the perfect start to another special day in Bar Harbor, Maine.
Monday, April 6, 2009
Cape Cod is located a little over an hour southeast of Boston and is one of the most popular vacation destinations on the East Coast. The region is divided into three parts: the upper cape, mid cape, and the lower cape. Any of the quaint seaside villages and towns can be the perfect vacation destination from which to explore the areas beaches, historic buildings, antique shops,fine dining, and more.
West Yarmouth is located in the upper cape and offers travelers beaches, wildlife, world class restaurants, culture, and of course relaxation. While here, spend a day on a whale watch tour, bicycle on the many area paths, or take a ferry to the nearyby islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Area attractions worth a look include Heritage Plantation in Sandwich, JFK Memorial and Museum in Hyannis, or Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster.
The Inn at Lewis Bay, located in West Yarmouth, is a 1920s Dutch Colonial which is set in a quiet seaside neighborhood of Cape Cod. The inn boasts a large dining and living room with a fireplace which is the perfect place to make new friends or to enjoy afternoon tea. Or, if you prefer, select a popular novel from their reading nook and simply relax at the beach or in the backyard. All of the six bedrooms have private baths, air conditioning, queen sized beds and antique tubs. The rooms are all decorated differently and reflect special little touches of Cape Cod. Two of the guest rooms have partial views of Lewis Bay and all are comfortably furnished with a mixture of antiques and country. Fluffy towels, fresh cut flowers, and a treat on your pillow are all supplied to help your stay with us more memorable.
Ideally located mid-Cape on the southern side, the Inn at Lewis Bay has easy access to virtually everything the Cape has to offer. A short drive, 2 miles, will take you to Hyannis Harbor to board ferries to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket. Whale watching can be found as close as 15 minutes away or take an hours scenic drive to the tip of the Cape where whale watching fleets leave from Provincetown. Bicycling and golf are other favorite pastimes and the Cape boasts miles and miles of paved bike trails all over, from the canal to the tip. Our town of Yarmouth also has more golf courses than any other town on the Cape. So bring those bikes and clubs, or rent them when you arrive. Antique shops and museums can easily be found nestled between cranberry bogs and seafood restaurants. For the more adventurous, try your hand at sailing or fishing what could be more romantic? Or, grab one of our complimentary beach chairs and towels and head down to the beach-it's only a block away!! Still undecided? The inn has a library of area attractions and menus and we will be happy to help you get the most out of your stay by providing recommendations and directions.
Friday, April 3, 2009
Woodstock is located in the Catskills in upstate New York, just two hours from New York City. This charming historic village offers visitors a respite from city pressures. While here, take a day to explore area shops, galleries, and antique shops. Relax in area cafes or spend a day hiking in the nearby mountains. In the Fall, take in the spectacular color show, in the Winter enjoy the quiet snow.
Woodstock Inn on the Millstream, is New York’s most popular lodging. Set along the cascading Millstream, the inn offers 18 charming private rooms and studios. Relax in one of the hammocks by the stream or amidst our exquisite gardens. Then stroll into the lively village of Woodstock for shopping, dining, galleries and music.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
Bar Harbor is a coastal town set in the Downeast region of Maine. Bed and Breakfast fravelers visit Bar Harbor for its stunning rocky coastline, quaint seaside resort village, and access to Acadia National Park. This area has a little bit of everything to suite any travelers needs. Bar Harbor is easily accessible by car from Boston 268 miles or by a local airport, the Hancock County Airport or Bangor International Airport located only 50 miles away.
Built in 1878, the historic Primrose Inn is decorated in a light Victorian style that encourages guests to relax and enjoy their time away. Guests will enjoy the comfortable elegance of spacious rooms, each with a private bathroom, high ceilings, and carefully appointed with selected antiques and period reproductions. Many rooms feature cozy gas fireplaces, spa tubs, adjoining sitting rooms as well as private porches.