INNSTAR.COM
B&B Guidebook Review
The Inn Guide
http://www.inn-guide.com

RATING: 2 INNSTARS
    Date last reviewed:
    2/12/2006
    Score: 37

Area Covered:
USA - detailed info in 49 states, basic in all; a few inns in Canada, Mexico.
Listing Type/Number:
About 800 detailed [based on 50% count], consisting of about 40 hosted listings with 3 or more pictures and decent detail; remainder are links to independent or other. Fairly extensive list (5000+) of basic contact info with long-closed inns or outdated name changes.
Description:
Home page has drop-down list of states. State gives alpha list of cities, which provides direct link to any featured inn and tells how many total inns listed on each city page.
Quality Assurance:
Other:
Bulletin board link now goes to a fishing-related site. Has associated fishing resort sites. Some state names misspelled.

Innkeeper Info:
  • Promotion: Used personalized keywords on some Inn pages and state pages.
  • Rates for detail page start at $95 for 2 years; link to your page anywhere is $18/year.
  • Contact: (847)356-8297 or email ed@aozone.com.
  • Comments: Do not confuse with innguide.com, which points to innsite.com.
    Web Presence Evaluation:
  • Reviewed but not ranked among the 78 guides evaluated by Inntelligent.com (0 star).
  • Composite of INNSTAR/Inntelligent ratings: 1/10.
  • Google® page rank of home page: 5/10.
  • My B&B Results:
    • Listing provided 1 unique visitor to my B&B's website Jan-Dec 2005.
    • Listing provided no proven guest-night at my 1-unit B&B.

  • Ratings Summary (see criteria for details)
    A (of 20) - 8
    B (of 20) - 9
    C (of 30) - 11
    D (of 10) - 9
    E (of 10) - 0
    F (of 5) - 0
    G (of 5) - 1
    Z1 - (1) long closed inns

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