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2009-10 Study of Innkeeping Operations and Finance - Professional Association of Innkeepers International (PAII) Bi-annual Industry Report

May 6

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  • The average size (number of guest rooms) B&B is 8.2.
  • 44% is the median occupancy rate for B&Bs.
  • The median average daily rate (ADR) for B&Bs is $150.
  • 72% of B&Bs are run by couples.
  • 79% of innkeepers live on site.
  • The typical B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 guest rooms or suites being the average.
  • The average B&B has been open for 15 years.
  • The average age of the oldest part of a B&B building is 107.
  • 29% of B&Bs were in rural locations, 23% were urban, 5% suburban, and 43% were village.
  • 94% of rooms have private baths.
  • 36% have achieved an "historical designation" by a local, state or national historic preservation organization.
  • 5,700 square feet is the average size for a B&B.
  • 93% offer free high speed wireless Internet.
  • Most B&Bs provide the following in common areas: internet, magazines, hot/cold beverages, board games, fireplace, refrigerator, newspapers, telephone, cookies/cakes/candies/fruit, fresh flowers and televisions.
  • Most B&Bs provide the following in guest rooms: Internet, television, luxury bed/linens, premium branded toiletries, robes, fireplaces, magazines and jetted tubs.

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