Category Archives: Vacation Rentals

10 Things Every Successful Vacation Rental Property Has

Beach house investment propertyEvery vacation rental property is different. That’s part of their charm. You’re catering to people who want something that feels a little more lived-in than a hotel.

But there are some things that most vacation rentals – at least the good ones – have in common, things that make guests feel more at home. Let’s look at some of the things you’ll find at a successful vacation rental property. Continue reading

Which Amenities Matter Most to Vacation Rental Guests?

Bath towels of different colors in wicker basket on light backgroundGuests visiting your vacation rental property have different needs and expectations than hotel guests.

They recognize that some of the things they’d enjoy at a hotel – room service, a housekeeper bringing fresh towels every morning – won’t be available.

Still, your guests will expect great service, and the amenities you offer them can mean the difference between someone who stays with you one time and someone who keeps coming back. Here are a few amenities for vacation rental guests to add to your property.

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How to Buy Outdoor Furniture for Your Hotel or Restaurant

B ahia Stacking Adjustable Chaise

Buying outdoor furniture for hotels or restaurants involves a bit of a juggling act.

No, we’re not saying you need to literally juggle a bunch of tables and chairs. This the metaphorical kind of juggling, requiring you to find the right mix of appearance, functionality, and durability.

And if you’re going to be entertaining guests outdoors – whether it’s at a hotel, B&B or vacation rental – you’ll want to make sure your exterior furniture is as comfortable as your indoor collection.

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Innkeeper Tips for Mattress Makeovers

Sealy Glennon collection Mattress set

Mattress shopping isn’t what it used to be. There was a time when choosing a mattress meant answering a simple question: soft or firm?

When it’s time for a mattress makeover, today’s innkeepers look for features like memory foam, pocketed coils and moisture wicking fabrics, all in the service of that vital factor of any customer’s stay: a good night’s rest.

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8 Vacation Rental Interior Design Tips to Increase Bookings

Beah rental property

If you own a vacation rental property, it’s safe to say that you don’t have the interior decorating budget that you’d find at a massive hotel.

Nevertheless, there are ways you can give your property some personality with just a few small adjustments. Here are eight vacation rental interior design tips to help increase bookings. Continue reading