Bed and Breakfast Industry Statistics

“Innkeeping is most often a couple’s venture, and they live on site in primarily rural or village locations.”


These Bed and Breakfast industry statistics are based on PAII (Professional Association of Innkeepers International), published online: www.paii.com/About-the-Industry

Performance (in medians)

  • Occupancy Rate: 43.7%
  • Average Daily Rate: $150
  • Revenue per Available Room: $58

About The Inns

  • Typical B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average
  • 29% 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 bed and breakfast
  • 93% offer free high speed wireless internet
  • Most inns 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 inns provide the following in guest rooms: internet, television, luxury bed/linens, premium branded toiletries, robes, fireplaces, magazines and jetted tubs.

About Inn Owners

  • Couples: 72%
  • Individual Females: 18%
  • Individual Males: 5%
  • Non-Couple Partnerships: 5%
  • Live Onsite: 79%

This data makes clear that innkeeping is most often a couple’s venture, and they live on site in primarily rural or village locations.

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