This elegantly chic bed and breakfast in Baltimore’s historic Butcher’s Hill is just minutes from downtown, the trendy restaurants in Canton and Federal Hill, and the nightlife in the Inner Harbor. Business travelers will appreciate the corporate rates, flat-rate taxi fares to BWI airport, flexible breakfast serving schedule, and guestrooms designed with work areas equipped with televisions that double as computer monitors. Guests also have access to the inn’s printer (compatible with smartphones, laptops, and other internet-ready devices) and fax machine. Traveling light? Then take advantage of the guest computer and iPad.
Top 10 Inns for Business Travel
Miss the comforts of home while you’re traveling for work? This month, we’re celebrating ten bed and breakfasts that not only offer amenities above and beyond the required Wi-Fi but also cater to the needs and transient lifestyles of business travelers.
Situated on a quiet street in historic Fort Conde Village, this luxurious bed and breakfast has been restored to its original Victorian splendor, exuding the feel of nineteenth-century Mobile while offering the modern amenities expected from a boutique inn. The accommodating staff caters to the needs of business travelers, from preparing an early breakfast before those morning meetings, to printing and faxing documents, to arranging a late check-in. The inn offers T1 access lines and iPads, as well as a conference room equipped with full audiovisual technology and a 50-inch television.
Looking for a home away from home while in the Tri-City area for business? Look no further than this historic bed and breakfast located close to Bay City’s bustling riverfront downtown, MBS International Airport, and major highways US-10 and I-75. Renovated with modern amenities, the inn features a business center for the traveler who needs to check email, fax documents, or make copies, as well as formal spaces perfect for hosting a conference. Unwind after a day full of meetings with a massage at the on-site spa or a steam in the sauna.
Located in Midtown in the heart of Houston and within walking distance of the city’s finest restaurants and lively nightlife spots, this urban bed and breakfast was designed with discerning business and leisure travelers in mind. The seven luxury guestrooms offer premium bedding and ensuite bathrooms outfitted with whirlpool bathtubs. Enjoy free on-site parking and guest access for a nearby 24-hour fitness facility. Work comfortably in your room at the stylish desk or move down to the spacious conference room featuring modular tables, comfortable chairs, and flexible set-up options.
Renowned for evoking the charm of the French countryside, this boutique bed and breakfast is located in a fully restored, 140-year-old building near Petaluma’s historic downtown and within close proximity to the wineries of Sonoma County and the vibrant city life of San Francisco. All guestrooms include private bathrooms, most of which feature a claw-foot bathtub and shower, as well as flat-screen televisions and in-room laptops. With a conference room, fully equipped business center, and on-site café serving organic coffee and pastries, business travelers have everything they need to work comfortably while on the road.
Located on the Ohio River about halfway between Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, this bed and breakfast provides discriminating travelers everything they’ve come to expect from a boutique hotel, from modern conveniences to pampered comfort. The inn’s facilities provide the perfect setting for corporate outings and retreats, while the private conference room overlooks the river providing inspiration for team events and board meetings. The room is fully outfitted with the necessary audiovisual equipment, a large conference table, and plush leather chairs. The staff will work with you to satisfy any food and beverage needs your group may require.
This luxurious bed and breakfast in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs is just 30 minutes north of Albany International Airport and approximately three hours from New York, Boston, and Montreal. With meeting rooms ideally suited for small meetings, retreats, trainings sessions, and board meetings, the inn also boasts a state-of-the-art conference room offering naturally-lit executive meeting space, VPN accessibility, audio conferencing, as well as an integrated projector and screen. On-site meeting coordinators are available to help plan every aspect of your conference, from room setup and supplies, to breaks and meals, to activities and entertainment.
Centrally located in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, this stunning bed and breakfast with picturesque grounds is blocks from Lehigh University, five minutes from Historic Downtown Bethlehem, ten minutes from the Lehigh Valley International Airport, and 90 minutes from both New York and Philadelphia. The inn offers all the amenities of a modern hotel with a blend of old-world elegance. Business travelers, especially, will appreciate the inn’s corporate rates and discounts, discerning guestrooms with luxurious ensuite bathrooms, on-site business center and meeting room, and complimentary access to the nearby Steel Fitness Center Riverport.
With its relaxing environment and great cell phone coverage, this stunning Craftsman-style lodge is the perfect place to stay while on business in the Lake Region of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains. Featuring private ensuite bathrooms, the 21 guestrooms are all thoughtfully appointed and most include fireplaces and whirlpool bathtubs. Corporate rates are available Sunday through Thursday, and the inn’s on-site meeting planning can assist in organizing business meetings, annual retreats, and other corporate functions and arranging refreshments including locally-roasted coffee and items made with the freshest seasonal ingredients from local farms.
Situated on five acres in Fort Scott’s Mansion District, this unique property includes three historic mansions, a carriage house, private cottages, and fully furnished apartments in downtown’s Little Soho District. Each of the guestrooms is designed to mix Victorian with contemporary and provides discerning travelers with king-sized beds, private bathrooms, luxurious steam showers, and whirlpool bathtubs. Corporate rates are available, as are express checkout, late check-in, access to the fitness center, and all-day breakfast in the on-site restaurant, Nate’s Place Restaurant and Lounge.