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What do Inns and B&Bs Offer that Hotels Don’t?

Many travelers first hear about inns and B&Bs from friends.  They may be reluctant to stay at a bed and breakfast or small inn because they are not sure how these establishments function.  An article in the Huffington Post http://www.huffpost.com lists some reasons you may enjoy the unique experiences at independent inns.

At establishments like the Buckhorn Inn, your room rate includes a cooked-to-order breakfast.  Many hotels offer continental breakfasts.  But it is an entirely different experience to sit down to freshly baked breads, fresh fruit,  juice, a made-to-order entrée and a never-ending cup of robust coffee!

Bed and breakfasts also typically offer free wi-fi and complimentary parking.  And B&B owners and their staffs have a wealth of knowledge about the local area.  We are always happy to provide our personal favorite restaurant, gallery, and hiking recommendations!

Small inns typically have paid much attention to detail and comfort when furnishing the rooms.  Each accommodation at Buckhorn Inn is different and all have your relaxation in mind.  Many have fireplaces.  Complimentary beverages and afternoon snacks are something you don’t often find at chain hotels!

Many people prefer staying at inns because of amenities like fire places.

Inn rooms are cozy retreats.

Inns offer many options for privacy and socializing.  You have the opportunity to meet and interact with other interesting guests.  Or you can spend as much alone-time as you desire.  We even offer breakfast delivery for those guests who wish to dine in their accommodations.

As the Huffington Post article points out, hotels often see their patrons as customers, while innkeepers see their patrons as guests.  From the warm welcome you receive to the attentiveness of staff, to the appointments of your room, we want to help you create long-lasting memories at Buckhorn Inn.

Guest Ranks Buckhorn Inn Above Other Inns

We were delighted to receive this note this morning from our guest Dr. Bryska Benoit:

Dear owners!!!  I have already given Buckhorn Inn a great review on TripAdvisor!!  But, on a personal note, I just wanted you to know that 2 weeks before I visited your WONDERFUL inn, I also spent 3 days at Blackberry Farm with friends!!

Your service was just as exceptional, your accommodations even BETTER, and the food & value were beyond compare!!!  I would not hesitate to return to your inn & would recommend it to ANYONE!  I know thousands of people in our area and many of them vacation in the Smokies, winter and summer.  You will be my #1 place to stay!  Thank you again.

Thank you to our wonderful guests who recommend Buckhorn Inn to other travelers.