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Buying a Bed and Breakfast



Before buying a bed and breakfast make sure you visit Vancouver to see how the best B & B’s do it! There are a number of things you need to do and learn before you buy a B&B.

Buying a Bed and Breakfast

For example what is expected of a B&B owner as well as the successful promotion and marketing of your business which includes not doing things like signing up with some of the B&B directories where you will get lost in the masses.

Several bed and breakfast Vancouver businesses understand this and are very successful. They have a large amount of returning guests year after year such as the Pacific Spirit B&B who are among the best B&B’s in the city!


Some things to do before buying a bed and breakfast

These are not “set in stone” but, they will help you create and run a successful B&B. Some of these things include:

   - Consider the dietary needs of your clientele, is there a demand for a vegan bed and breakfast or would you also offer vegan meals

   - Will you have a bed and breakfast dog friendly and or child friendly business

   - Will there be seasonal highs & lulls in reservations (Vancouver B & B’s usually aren’t really effected much by the weather in Vancouver, in fact the Vancouver winter brings a lot of weekend skiers who spend their days skiing or snowboarding on Cypress Mountain or they take a daytrip to Whistler.

   - Will you promote your bed and breakfast online (if in the Vancouver area, list it on WhyVancouver where many people come to find out about the city and the sights to see, daytrips, and things to do)

There is a lot that you can learn from the best Vancouver bed and breakfast businesses. By just visiting them and you can enjoy the city while doing your research and don’t forget to visit all the must see sights in the city and the Municipality of Whistler as well.

Approach your research (Vancouver vacation) as if you were buying a bed and breakfast in Vancouver and how you would promote it as well as making sure people knew about things like:

By knowing and telling others about these things, they will want to stay at your B & B because you’ve given them so many reasons to visit. Then take this “research” and include it in your plan if you’re thinking of buying a bed and breakfast in Vancouver or anywhere in the world.

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