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Bed and Breakfast Network
http://www.bnbnetwork.com

Slightly different presentation using www.bedandbreakfastnetwork.com

RATING: 2 INNSTARS
    Date last reviewed:
    1/30/2006
    Score: 48

Area Covered:
US, Canada, Caribbean, worldwide.
Listing Type/Number:
In 2001, said had over 15,000 total, with 1400 featured inns, about 2/3 links [Re-sampled in Jan 06]. A portion [500 by my count] have a mini-site with 2 pictures in affiliated site "travelmonthly.com"
Type & Description:
From main page, click on location or specialty to get US Map/list. Select state to get state map and list of cities with listings. When select a city, get inns in selected city in alpha order by inn name with map link; some have email links or web addresses (linked only for clients), as well.
  • To find more detailed pages, select "brochures" from left toolbar, then select state, inns alpha by city/inn. If select inn, get a popup with two pictures.
  • Also has targeted lists (honeymoons, specials, inns for sale, recipes, etc) and other world regions.
  • Alternate site bedandbreakfastnetwork.com has state links on home page.
    Quality Assurance:
    Affiliations or inspected status not shown.
    Other:
    Has state tourism links. has Google® site search available. Has B&Bs for sale (www.innsforsale.com), recipe site (www.innrecipes.com), map links, festivals, system for ordering print brochures from detailed website, little-used forum.

  • Innkeeper Info:
  • Promotion: Promotes main site, plus uses keywords on states and hosted sites.
  • Rates: "miibrochure" with link is $79; prices go up as more sites and featurs are selected; sign up & pay on-line.
  • Contact: email toaardvark@aol.com.
  • Comments:
    Web Presence Evaluation:
  • Not among the guides evaluated by Inntelligent.com.
  • Google® page rank of home page:
    bnbnetwork.com - 0/10.
    bedandbreakfastnetwork.com - 5/10
  • My B&B Results:
    • Not listed.

  • Ratings Summary (see criteria for details)
    A (of 20) - 14
    B (of 20) - 11
    C (of 30) - 10
    D (of 10) - 8
    E (of 5) - 0
    F (of 10) - 0
    G (of 5) - 5

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