The Hill Team enjoys the intimacy of B&B’s and smal Inns. They offer such varying personalities.  As a result,  we thought we would share the information we got from Marti Mayne of Maynely Marketing.  The B&B’s shown below are from all over the U.S. So, near or far, there could be something with which you are looking to start the year.

INNS AND B&Bs OFFER RESOULTION SOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR

From fitness to finding romance, innkeepers offer “resolvcations”

Haddon Heights, NJ (12-30-10)– With each new year comes a rash of promises and resolutions to improve one’s happiness quota, health status and economic situation.  Understanding that resolutions can be a challenge, innkeepers have combined a relaxing getaway with the themed experiences to create resolution solutions. The following “resolvcations”, presented in alpha-order by state, are brought to you by the Better Way To Stay campaign, designed to introduce today’s inns and B&B experience. Unless otherwise indicated, all rates include breakfast and do not include applicable state and local taxes.

Ladies, Resolve to enjoy deer or duck hunting season at Lookout Point Lakeside Inn, Hot Springs, AR: Ladies, no need to be a “hunter’s widow” this year as your man retreats to the deer stand or the duck blind for hunting season.  Treat yourselves to your own sport – called eat, sleep and be happy.  Grab a girlfriend for two nights in a room with a lake view and a spa manicure or pedicure for two.  A bottle of red or white wine will be waiting ensuite along with chocolates and a welcome gift basket, including two pottery Lookout Point mugs.  Let someone else create your  gourmet breakfast each morning then attend the daily Innkeepers Reception each afternoon,  all starting at $634 for two through February, 2011. Info: http://lookoutpointinn.com .

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Resolve to be one with the whales at Fairview Manor B&B, Ben Lomond, CA: Follow the Gray whales migration plus many other species of dolphins, porpoises, seabirds and birds.  Combine two nights at Fairview Manor B&B with a three to four hour whale watching cruise and a bottle of 1999 Renaissance Cabernet Sauvignon for $185.00 per person anytime from January 2 to March 23, 2011. Info:http://www.fairviewmanor.com.

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Resolve to learn blacksmithing, photography or chocolate creation at Hermann Hill, Herman, MO: Stay two or more nights and receive $20.00 in Hermann Bucks to spend like cash at local restaurants, shops.  In addition pick one of the following with two night stay, two with three night stay, three with four night stay, four with five night stay:

  • Additional $20.00 in Hermann Bucks) spend like cash at local restaurants, shops, etc.)
  • $50.00 gift certificate for your next stay
  • Two bottles of our Port Chocolate Raspberry Sauce
  • 30.00 check to Massage For Your Health for an ensuite massage during your stay
  • $30.00 gift certificate to any of the scheduled Hermann Warm Winter Getaways Learn and Do classes including Blacksmithing, Digital Photography, Chocolate Creations,  Varied art topics like basketry, collage, monoprints, jewelry making, can sculpture are in being planned for the winter.

All this included with a two or more night stay through March. Room rates begin at $187 midweek. Info: http://www.hermannhill.com.

Resolve to integrate yoga or Pilates into your life at Blue Door on Baltimore, Baltimore, MD: Add two yoga or pilates one-hour sessions (2 single sessions or one couples session) at no cost with two night stays, an $80 value. Choose from multiple types of yoga sessions taught by the innkeeper/yoga instructor here including Novice, Sun Salutation, Power Yoga, and  Arial Hammock.  Book this package by phone now through January 30, 2011 for stays through May 31, 2011 for  $367.30 including a two night stay, breakfast each morning, two yoga sessions and all applicable taxes and fees.  Info: http://www.bluedoorbaltimore.com.

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Jump start the weight loss at Andon Reid B&B, Waynesville, NC: Remember that promise you made to start taking care of yourself? No more excuses! Both innkeepers here are personal trainers and will design a customized workout program in a two-day fitness-dedicated getaway. The package includes two  one-hour training sessions at the inn’s fitness studio, two healthy breakfasts, a one hour therapeutic massage, and healthy recipes to take home for $209 per person plus the cost of the room.  Info:http://www.andonreidinn.com.

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Resolve to organize the photos at Pheasant Field B&B, Carlisle, PA: You took all the pictures on your summer vacation, now it’s time to get them organized into a real memory album.  Bring up to ten people, and lodging, breakfasts, tables and lighting will be provided.  You bring  the pictures, scrapbook materials, and giggles!  Rates are $115 per room per night (up to 2 people in a room) January, February (excludes Feb 11 thru 15), or March, 2011. Info: http://www.pheasantfield.com.

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Resolve to relax with the great mountain “relaxcation” at Prospect Hill House, Mountain City, TN: Start your escape in Romance Room 1 or 2 with a whirlpool tub and fireplace, a bottle of wine or sparkling juice and tub-side basket of spa goodies, then dine at nearby Tributary on Main (includes chef’s choice appetizer, entrees with salads.)  Top off the evening with a heart-shaped brownie or pound cake at the inn. In the morning, enjoy the inn’s tasty breakfast before you depart for a hike, stroll or bike ride.  The one night package is $370 per couple.  Add a second night for discounted rate of $159 per night through April 15, 2010. Info: http://www.prospect-hill.com.

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Enjoy nature and wildlife at Biscuit Hill Inn, Canyon Lake, TX: Feed the White Tail Deer and walk with the inn’s alpacas throughout the year, enjoy trout fishing in cooler months, while in warmer months float the day down the river in  tubes, rafts, canoes or boats on the lake.  Overnight accommodations including breakfast start at $145 nightly, nature and wildlife watching in Texas Hill country, priceless.  Info:http://www.biscuithill.com.

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Get a handle on stress with Stess-Be-Gone Getaway at Rabbit Hill Inn, Lower Waterford, VT: Here’s a getaway that fills the day with nothing but stress-reducers.  Long soaks in the whirlpool tub, a fire to read by and the kindness of award-winning innkeepers, this escape promises to offer plenty of post-holiday detox.  The Stress-Be Gone package includes two nights in a romantic room, a bottle of red or white wine awaiting in your room upon arrival, afternoon tea and pastries daily, an intimate fireside dinner and breakfast each day of your stay, lavender and candleglow turndown service, and a Stress-Be-Gone gift bag including Stress Soother, Sleep Balm and a CD of calming music.  Rates start at $645 per couple throughout the year except February Vacation Week and fall foliage season.  Info:  http://www.rabbithillinn.com.

The B&B industry has joined the Professional Association of Innkeepers International to create the Better Way To Stay campaign, dedicated to helping travelers discover today’s inn and B&B experience. This new media and social networking program will reveal how B&Bs offer greater value making the B&B choice the better way to stay for travelers worldwide. For more information, visit www.BetterWayToStay.com.

The above information is courtesy of:

Marti Mayne

Maynely Marketing

392A Cousins Street

Yarmouth, ME  04096

207-846-6331

info@maynelymarketing.com

Thanks Marti, I enjoyed learning about all of these B&B’s across the U.S. Followers, if you have stayed at any of these properties, please let us hear your thoughts.