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B&B Guidebook Review
International Bed and Breakfast Pages
http://www.ibbp.com
Formerly listed as Bed & Breakfast Pages International

RATING: 4 INNSTARS
    Date last reviewed:
    1/11/2006
    Score: 65

Area Covered:
International, U.S. plus 9 Canadian provinces, over 40 other countries.
Listing Type/Number:
The 561 expanded listings in U.S. & Canada consist of an 'index card' with decent data about the inn, pictures and a link to its external website.
Description:
From home page, select "B&B Listings." This takes you to page listing world regions, countries in each, and number of listings in each country. Selecting US gives a gives map/list for US. Select state (from list), which gives geographical regions for most states with cities listed under each region.
  • "Rated Inns" gives list of rating levels and countries, select USA to get states with that level of rating.
    Quality Assurance:
    Lists affiliations, ratings and inspected status on Inn pages. Has on on-line 'Rate a B&B' page which rates listed inns 1-5 stars based on guest comments; inns rated 3 stars & up are posted at the site. Inns with two or more substantiated negative reviews (ratings of 1 or 2) are removed from the site. Application form indicates inn must be inspected to be listed; inns without ratings require guests submit reviews (inspected status is innkeeper-input data).
    Other:
    Inns may show on-line availability thru most major systems. Has association lists, innkeeper specials, links page, recipes, 'inns for sale' page & travel journal, email newsletter, coupon club. Guide cooperated in facilitating review and verifying data.

  • Innkeeper Info:
  • Promotion: Has localized keywords on state pages and submits to engines. Provides unique visitor stats. Has PPC daily budget.
  • Rates: $130 ($80 for renewals) hotlink with 2 photos; extra photos for extra charge. May sign-up & update listing on-line.
  • Contact: (940)239-7570; email sales@ibbp.com.
  • Comments:
    Web Presence Evaluation:
  • No. 8 of 78 guides evaluated by Inntelligent.com (5 star).
  • Composite of INNSTAR/Inntelligent ratings: 9/10.
  • Google® page rank of home page: 6/10.
  • My B&B Results:
    • Not Listed

  • Ratings Summary (see criteria for details)
    A (of 20) - 6
    B (of 20) - 17
    C (of 30) - 17
    D (of 10) - 9
    E (of 5) - 3
    F (of 10) - 8
    G (of 5) - 5

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