Posts written by Kiri Gordon

We spoke to Julie from The Chesterfield Pet-Friendly Hotel to find out what goes into the B&B that looks after fluffy friends just as well as their human companions.     So what made you open a dog-friendly property?  Well we didn’t actually open a dog-friendly property as such, we were already hoteliers. We’ve had a hotel for 27 years now, but we decided to go pet-friendly due to demand really. People kept saying to

Recently eviivo sponsored the AA story award, where we asked people to submit their independent host and hotelier stories. And the winner was The Grove in Cromer. So we spoke to one of the owners Chris about his journey into the hospitality industry.  So congratulations on winning the AA sponsored story award! Did you manage to come down to London for the awards ceremony? Yes we were really lucky because I went down there with

It’s time to switch off your laptop, treat yourself to a mid-week beer and grab 60 seconds with Lee Davies from Pannett House. What advice would you give someone before they took a leap into the accommodation business? You need to do your homework, don’t just dive in thinking its gonna be easy! Also you need to make sure that you have your HACCP, CONGRats food hygiene completed.  What do you think is the most important

It’s time to pour a glass of wine, switch off the phone and settle of the sofa for 60 seconds with Frazer Bell from Arbour House.  What advice would you give someone before they took a leap into the accommodation business? Make sure that you get plenty of sleep. What do you think is the most important thing about being running your own B&B, guest house or small hotel? It would be to have a

History buffs are in for a treat now as owner Geoff tells us the amazing story of the Marina Metro Hotel in Jersey.  Can you please tell us more about your property and what makes it so unique? Well the Marina Metro  hotel was built in the late 19th century and is located right on the front of Havre des Pas which is in fact the old boarding ship building area of the island.  And