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Hotel vs. B&B

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Hotel vs. B&B

What is the difference between properties named "hotel" and "Bed&Breakfast"? Especially for Venice.

B&B is probably less expensive. Is it worse in any sense? Some sights (like venere.com) also have "town house suites" and "apartments".

Did anybody live in B&B (or other non-'hotel' places)? Which Internet resuorce did you use to book it?

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1. Re: Hotel vs. B&B

B&B in Venice, as elsewhere, are often small establishments with perhaps only two or three bedroms. They are usually sombodies family home which means there is always someone else resident there.

It will undoubtedly be at the less expensive end of the market and is unlikely to have the s.ame range of facilities as a hotel - no bar.

"Town house suites" and "apartmenrs" implies to me self-catering, though perhaps with a maid service for bed making etc.

www.viewsonvenice.com

and

www.veniceapartments.com

are useful websites for self-catering accommodation.