Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Elegant Bed and Breakfast in Buenos Aires

The Sprawling Metropolis of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the third largest city in South America, a sprawling metropolis offering travelers a rich history, eclectic culture of art, music and incomparable nightlife. Buenos Aires's identity lies in its 48 neighborhoods, each with its own character and history. The city has a European feel to it with city blocks filled with cafes and sophisticated shops. Tourist must-sees include the Plaza de Mayo, El Centro, San Telmo, La Boca, Palermo, and La Recoleta. Schedule time for a siesta to allow you a lengthy night out at a club, bar, or performance, or an evening of tango and visit one of the neighborhoods' outdoor arts-and-crafts and antique markets.

Elegant Bed and Breakfast, Centrally Located

Located in Colegiales, a small, quiet and safe neighbourhood within walking distance of Palermo Hollywood and the ‘Soho’ district of Buenos Aires, B&B OLLEROS 3000 is run personally by Claudine, a Belgian who specializes in hospitality management, and her husband Juan, an architect and art historian. The innkeepers speak English, Spanish, French, and understand Italian.

The house was built in 1
903, completely renovated in 2001. It preserves its original character and tastefully combines the old and the new. The lovely sun patio, full of plants and flowers, is a privileged place to have breakfast in the open air. However, because of its many staircases, the house is not suitable for disabled people.

Within walking distance: the Flea Market, the New Design area (Palermo). At only 20 minutes by car or subway: the historical centre.(Teatro Colón, Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo, La Boca, Puerto Madero)

See their guide listing for booking information.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Jungfrau Region on Switzerland - Sunny Days Bed and Breakfast

Spectacular Scenery of Switzerland's Jungfrau Region

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.

Family Friendly Bed and Breakfast

Sunny Days Bed and Breakfast offers guests a friendly welcome and a family atmosphere. It's 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 break taking in the beautiful scenery, it won't take you long to realize you have found the ideal spot here in Interlaken.

The Bed and Breakfast has recently undergone a complete internal face lift. The rooms are fresh and colorful. On the south side of the chalet are bedrooms with a balconies each looking out onto the garden and the magnificent Jungfrau. All bedrooms have full bathrooms and cable TV. The breakfast room is also situated on the south side of the house.

The innkeepers are happy to help you plan your excursions, point you in the right directions for sightseeing or simply take an interest in making your stay with them in the Berner Oberland as memorable as possible, the whole year round.

See their guide page for additional details.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Orangeville, Ontario - Gothic Revival Victorian

Visit One Of The Most Scenic Areas of Ontario

The town of Orangeville is situated less than an hour's drive from Toronto, Ontario, in one of the most scenic areas of Ontario. Bed and breakfast travelers will be delighted by the diverse range of outdoor recreational opportunities including fishing, biking, horseback riding, hiking, golfing, cross-country and downhill skiing. Explore Orangeville's Heritage District, delightful restaurants and unique shops, the Opera House, The Bruce Trail or see the area's sights while taking a trip onboard the Credit Valley Explorer Tour Train. The options are numerous to make this an unforgettable memory.

Gothic Revival Victorian

The former home of Alexander Dunlop McKitrick,
McKitrick House Inn is an elegantly restored B&B located in downtown Orangeville. This Gothic Revival Victorian house was built 1871 and purchased by Alexander Dunlop McKitrick who was co-founder and editor of Orangeville's newspaper, The Banner. He served on town and county councils and eventually became the mayor of Orangeville.

McKitrick House is furnished with fine antiques of the period and is located in Orangeville's Heritage District, just a stroll away from a myriad of restaurants, and shops. Artist studios, hiking, skiing, and golfing are only a short drive away.

Whether you choose to relax by the fire in the parlour,curled up with a book in the upper sitting room, or sipping a cool drink on the cozy covered porch, you will definitely feel at home.
The inn has five comfortably appointed guest rooms; three rooms feature en-suite bathrooms.
The Honeymoon suite features a queen size, four poster canopy bed, fireplace, and original claw foot soaking tub.

For more information, see their guide page or call
519 941 0620

Sunday, February 21, 2010

La Metairie des Bois in Loire Valley France

Beautiful Loire Valley

The region known as the
Loire Valley is located in central France. This diverse area offers visitors sophisticated cities, wonderful food and wine, and spectacular scenery. The area has an abundance of historic chateauxs, historic towns, sleepy hamlets, seaside escapes for nature lovers, and more.

Medieval French Town

The medieval town of
Loches is situated in the beautiful Loire Valley, just 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Tours in the hills of the banks of the Indre. It offers bed and breakfast travelers one of the most impressive castles of the Loire region, the Chateau de Loches. Other attractions include the Romanesque Collegiate Church of St-Ours, Valmer and Villandry gardens and the caves of Chinon, Bourgueil and Vouvray. Outdoor attractions within easy reach range from golfing to hiking and horseback riding to boating.

16th Century Luxury

La Métairie is typical of Touraine architecture dating from the 16th century and its original character has been carefully conserved over the years. The B&B is near the village of Vou, surrounded by 200 hectares of private woods and small lakes with good fishing. The medieval town of Loches is 10 kms from here, Tours is 30 kms away and we are within a reasonable drive of some of the loveliest of the Loire châteaux.

The peace and quiet here at La Métairie is wonderfully soothing and welcome after a day out. The garden is filled with roses and centuries old trees and sometimes on a walk, you can catch a glimpse of roe deer or a stag, or herons and wild ducks near the ponds. Our family has lived in this house for more than three hundred years, so we know the Touraine area intimately and will be happy to advise on anything you may need to know.

The four double bedrooms are prettily decorated and furnished with family furniture and each have a bathroom with either bath or shower. All the bedrooms have a sofa and television, a coffee maker and a small fridge. There is also a laundry room with washing machine and ironing facilities if needed.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Stadtnest Bed and Breakfast - Vienna Austria

The Stadtnest Bed and Breakfast is located on the third floor of a late 19th / early 20th century old-town building (no elevator) close to the city centre. The Bed & Breakfast is part of the owner's private apartment, but has a separate entrance area. All rooms have been carefully renovated and newly decorated in 2004.

Like a typical Bed & Breakfast, Stdtnest offers you not only accommodations in our two pleasant private rooms, but also a full breakfast, plus a lot of personal information and service. Needless to mention that the rooms have all amenities and can be rented either for single or double occupancy.

There is a reading corner and a 24 hour free Internet access.

A full breakfast will be served each morning in the guest kitchen. All food and ingredients used are from organic farming, and some are home made. The innkeepers also use Fair Trade products.

After breakfast hours you may use the guest kitchen for preparing small meals for yourself. A number of supermarkets and grocery stores are in close vicinity of the B&B.

In the private guesthouse, families with kids are warmly welcomed. A baby bed, or small additional cot can be placed in your room.

You can also rent the whole Stadtnest as an appartment for 4 persons (plus a child and a baby). Please enquire for details.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

La Rivolte, French Riviera Mansion

Historic Mansion

La Rivolte is an English-owned and run 19th century mansion situated at the foothills of the Alps, in Grasse, famous for its perfume industry and overlooking the Bay of Cannes with large Mediterranean gardens and a jade-green heated swimming pool.

The B&B has eight bedrooms which all have sea views, two salons and large kitchen/dining room. There is a beautiful large terrace with spectacular views over the old town of Grasse and towards the sea. The location makes this accommodation an ideal base from which to explore the Cote d'Azur. There are several excellent golf courses within a half-hour drive.

As an added feature,
La Rivolte runs a poetry workshop in June of each year with the well-known poet, Roger McGough.

For more information, please see their guide entry.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Enjoy the Big Island of Hawaii at Halualoa Inn

Artist Village of Holualoa

The artisan village of Holualoa is nestled 1400 feet above sea level on the slopes of the Mount Hualalai on Hawaii's Big Island. The village is known for its rich history and culture and offers bed and breakfast travelers a multitude of galleries, shops, restaurants, artist studios, ukulele makers and boutiques featuring handicrafts. There are also a multitude of original coffee farms and just beyond the village fine sandy beaches for snorkeling, surfing and kayaking. Holualoa has an active community that celebrates with numerous events throughout the year including the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, the Music and Light Festival and the Ukulele Jam.

Kona Coffee Estate

Located upcountry in the heart of the Kona Coffee Belt on the Big Island of Hawaii, Holualoa Inn is a spectacular Hawaii Bed and Breakfast Kona Coffee Estate. Nestled on the slopes of Mount Hualalai on the Western Shore of the Hawai’i, our ocean view Big Island B&B is abundant with well-tended tropical flower gardens and ginger, papaya, avocado and pineapple trees -- the ideal location for an ocean view wedding, honeymoon, family reunion or any special event. Amid 30 lush acres of pasture land and gardens, discover an orchard of over 4,300 Kona Coffee trees. Holualoa Inn Big Island Bed and Breakfast is an inspired Polynesian retreat, a Holualoa Boutique Hotel that combines the tranquility of a private estate with the convenience of its proximity to the many shops, galleries and eateries of historic Holualoa Village. Our Holualoa Kona B&B is minutes from Kona beaches, restaurants, shopping, golf, hiking, and water sports.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Primrose Inn-Historic Bar Harbor Bed and Breakfast

Coast Town Near Acadia National Park

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.

Historic Victorian

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.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

A Sampling of Barcelona Bed and Breakfasts

The capital of Catalonia, Barcelona sits at the northeast end of the Costa Brava, Spain's gateway to the Mediterranean. Barcelona has managed to combine the best in innovative contemporary culture with a rich history and tradition. It is filled with landmark buildings and world-class museums. These include the famed Church of the Sacred Family, the Picasso Museum, Las Ramblas, the famous tree-lined promenade cutting through the heart of the old quarter, the Casa Batllo and the National Museum of Catalonia. A half-hour flight east will land you on any of the Balearic Islands--fast-paced Majorca, rowdy Ibiza, or sleepy Minorca. Explore the Gothic Quarter, take part in the lively night life or visit the harbor of Port Vell. The possibilities are endless. So make sure your trip to Spain includes a visit to Barcelona where offers a variety of bed and breakfasts for every taste and budget. Here are just a few:

Willowmoon Barcelona Bed and Breakfast

Barcelona Bed and Breakfast aboard sailing boat. Peaceful, secure and finest location in Barcelona.

Ally's Guest House Barcelona Bed and Breakfast

Ally's Guest House, a comfortable bed and breakfast with typical Catalan style is situated close to Metro and bus stations.

Marina Beach Barcelona Bed and Breakfast

Beautiful Bed and Breakfast in Barcelona close to the gothic quarter and the beach with a nice swimming pool.

BCN Rooms

B&B friendly family homes, confortable and central, apartments and shared apartments for students at affordable prices

BBB-Jardinets Guest House

Pleasant guest house with 5 friendly rooms in Gracia neighborhood, close to the most important tourist sights.


Charming B&B of Barcelona. Central location in a peaceful and safe quarter. Each room with private bathroom and free use of the kitchen.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Family Run Bed and Breakfast in Vienna, Austria

The Rooms, a family run 4 room bed & breakfast, is located in a newly built house in a green and quiet neighbourhood next to the old danube river. All rooms are different and individually designed with influences from India, Asia and the Mediterranean and offer an interesting athmosphere and lots of space. A big porch and a garden are available for the guests. A spacious bathroom, satellite TV and wireless internet are standard in all the rooms. There is plenty of space for parking just outside the house .

The subway station Kagran is just a 3 minute walk away from the rooms. By train one can reach the Austria Center (convention center) and the Vienna International Center (UN) within 2 minutes, the city center Stephansplatz just within 9 minutes. Entertainment, shopping facilities and restaurants one can find in the shopping mall Donauzentrum, which is also just a 5 minute walk away.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Artist Community of Ashland Oregon

Oregon's Beautiful Rogue Valley

Ashland is a artist community set in Southern Oregon's beautiful Rogue Valley. Ashland is home to the Shakespeare festival, other smaller theater, shopping, galleries, and numerous world class restaurants. Outdoor enthusiasts will also enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and skiing. It's close proximity to California and easy access via Medford's airport, make this an easy travel destination.

Historic Accommodation Offering Hospitality Excellence

Arden Forest Inn provides a sanctuary for theater lovers. This unique Ashland, Oregon bed and breakfast is situated on an acre of lush, park-like gardens and offers over 15 years of hospitality excellence.

The Main House, built in 1890, will add to your incomparable Ashland bed and breakfast experience by offering an extensive library and art collection. For your convenience, a guest kitchen facility is available to you at all times, with complimentary coffee, tea, and iced refreshments. For your privacy, five fully-appointed guest rooms including king, queen or twin bed configurations provide unassuming luxury. Each uniquely decorated room offers a private bath, air conditioning, high-speed internet access, and a thoughtful variety of guest amenities - all in a smoke-free environment.

Start your day with a stimulating cup of coffee on the deck before sitting down to a delicious, family-style, gourmet breakfast served in the Library/Dining Room. Joined by your hosts, with their extensive knowledge of theatre and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the superb quality of the menu can only be matched by the lively discussion that ensues.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Alexandra Bed and Breakfast Inn in Bennington, Vermont

Bennington is a small New England village located in southern Vermont. The city itself is nestled between the Taconics and the Green Mountains; the Walloomsac River flows through the town. Its close proximity to New York state and Massachusettes, make this an easy gettaway for bed and breakfast travelers. Area attractions include skiing, snowmobiling, museums, craft shows, local theater, antiquing, and more.

Alexandra Bed and Breakfast Inn is a restored 1859 Vermont Farm House and Barn B&B Inn with splendid views overlooking the Bennington Monument and Green Mountains of Vermont, the Alexandra B&B offers an elegant understated respite for weary business travelers or vacationing adventurers. The inn is located on Historic Route 7A, at the edge of town.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

804 Miette Guest House

Canadian Rockies

Alberta stretches from the Northwest Territories to the U.S. border of Montana. This portion of Canada offers visitors spectacular and diverse scenery with the Rocky Mountains, sprawling farmland in Alberta's heartland, and endless blue skies in Southern and Northern Alberta. Cities of note include Calgary, home to the Calgary Stampede, Edmonton, the provincial capital, and Alberta's mountain areas including Banff and Jasper.

Winter Sports in Jasper

Jasper is a resort town located in Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies. Travelers vacationing in this area can enjoy all winter sports and hiking, biking, rafting, golf, horse back riding in the Summer. The nearest major airport to Jasper is at Edmonton.

Affordable Jasper Accommodations

Located just 3 blocks from the center of Jasper, 804 Miette Guest House offers hotel-like amenities at a fraction of the cost. Our spacious rooms feature private entrances, queen size beds with down comforters, ensuite bathrooms, telephone, cable TV, alarm clock, ensuite coffee and tea. Your knowledgeable host is Francais/ English bilingual and a lifetime resident who can help you get the most of your Rocky Mountain experience.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Seaside Resort Town of Arromanches, Normandy

Seaside Resort Town

Arromanches is a seaside resort town located in northwest France in the Normandy region. This city is a popular destination for those seeking a quiet holiday and those seeking to retrace the steps of the D-Day invasion (June 6, 1944). Area attractions includes Musée du Débarquement, which displays artifacts, photographs, and film footage related to the invastion.

Renovated 1870 house

Chez Mounie Bed and Breakfast is a renovated 1870 house, 200m from beaches , with a separate entrance for guests. The accommodation offers three guest rooms or an apartment that can accommodate two to eight guests. Breakfast is provided each day.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Stay Aboard A Traditional Sailing Boat - Willowmoon Barcelona Bed and Breakfast

Barcelona Bed and Breakfast with a Difference.

Stay aboard an old sailing boat, moored in the romantic setting of Marina Port Vell, a peaceful, private, and secure location, in the heart of Barcelona.

Willowmoon Barcelona Bed and Breakfast is within walking distance of the old city, close to the beaches and only minutes away from hundreds of restaurants. The cabin has one double and one single berth; there is an ensuite bathroom with bath. Guests have their own key and entrance to their cabin and can come and go as they please. The wheelhouse has a fridge, tea/coffee making facilities,and seating. You can relax on deck and bring your own food back to eat at the breakfast table.