Jill & Kris are both very nice. Our room was #4. A nice full size comfortable bed smashed into a tiny cramped corner room, along with a tiny cramped bathroom and a tiny outdated TV. My husband and I literally had to turn sideways and scoot by each other to even move past any spot in the room. He is tall & thin, He had to turn sideways to scoot along his side of the bed to get in. This room should have been offered to a maximum of 1 very small adult as we are not large people. The bed had been slept in and we waited for Jill to change sheets and remake, which meant the bathroom may have also been used but wasn't cleaned. I found the bathroom cleaner and did it myself and used a towel as a rug on the floor. The breakfast portions were already plated and tiny.1 normal size serving of egg & spinach casserole, 1 small piece of bacon, 1/2 sausage link, 1 mini cinnamon roll and a smack serving of fruit in a sauce. There was orange juice, hot water for tea and some coffee. They ran out of coffee and my husband was told they were "out". Another gentleman mentioned he usually had big farm breakfasts and was jokingly offered some cereal if he was still hungry, he left the table. Our group stopped by Starbucks.
From what Kris said they are trying to make this line of work their future. My suggestions to them: Scrub the bathrooms, including the floors every guest change and clean and dust floors, furniture, window sills etc. at least once a week even if no one uses the room. Big old houses have dust. State the compactness of room #4 to potential guests, so upon arrival, there is no surprise/shock. You have only one meal to make a great impression, use the opportunity to make a great impression! Stretch your dollars by serving sausage or chipped beef gravy, egg, potato or vegetable and meat casseroles etc. and make sure you have a big basket of muffins and breakfast breads with a handy toaster, some flavored butters & jellies and a few pieces of fresh fruit with plenty of milk, coffee and juice to drink. Good luck and I hope this has been helpful.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Elegant Queen Ann Victorian Family home located in the East Main Street - Glen Miller Park Historic District of Richmond, Indiana. Features four distinctive guest rooms: One with two twin size beds. Three with king size beds. One with a queen size bed. All with private baths. Relax in the evening with homemade refreshments amid the beauty of hand carved wood and stained glass windows. Awaken in the morning to the aroma of fresh baked breads and enjoy a complimentary full breakfast. ... more less
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