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Questions to Ask When Considering a B&B

June 3rd, 2014 Posted by cklotz_admin
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Hanna House wants you and your guests to have the best possible Bed & Breakfast experience. It should be a getaway tailored to your relaxation needs. In order to optimize that getaway, we’ve put together a few must-ask questions that we recommend inquiring about before you book your accommodation. First, if you’re a smoker, you… Read the full article

Tryon Palace in New Bern, NC

May 13th, 2014 Posted by cklotz_admin

You can’t visit New Bern, NC without stopping at the Tryon Palace. It’s the jewel of our city, encompassing the Governor’s Palace, labyrinthine gardens, historic homes, North Carolina History Center, and a stunning lunch spot on the New Bern Waterfront. The site is so vast that it can be difficult getting started on your venture…. Read the full article

May 7th, 2014 Posted by Camille Klotz

New Bern has planned a very busy May. Friday the 9th is ARTcrawl, Saturday 10 th is Art on the Neuse, Duffest, and the Antique Auto and Art. Wednesday May 14, is a Civil War Roundtable being held at the Fireman’s Museum. On the week-end of the 16-18 is the MCAS Cherry Point Air Show,… Read the full article

Vacationing in New Bern, NC

April 17th, 2014 Posted by cklotz_admin

The local community of New Bern, NC has a bevy of tourist attractions that will make any visitor at the Hanna House wish they had scheduled an entire week’s stay. A very rich history in this area has led to a vibrant culture of arts, entertainment and recreational opportunities in our region. Many of our… Read the full article

The Classy, Colonial Atmosphere of Hanna House

April 7th, 2014 Posted by cklotz_admin

One of the things we hear from people who have tried bed & breakfasts in the past and aren’t keen on repeating the experience is that they stayed in some pretty low-quality accommodations. The phrase “bed & breakfast” typically denotes a quaint, idyllic getaway in the countryside, full of homemade comforts. When a couple walks… Read the full article

“The Girls will Arrive”

March 20th, 2014 Posted by Camille Klotz

I am so excited to report that on Sunday March 23, I will receive my 2 packages of honey bees.  Two queens will be included, these two special bees will be “marked”, so that I will be able to identify them amongst the many hundreds of their sister bees as being the “Queens”.   I… Read the full article

Bed and Breakfasts: Better than Hotels

March 20th, 2014 Posted by cklotz_admin

75% of travelers say that Bed and Breakfasts offer better amenities than hotels, while only 56% of hotel guests rate staff highly. Hotels are a place to hang your hat, but Bed and Breakfasts are a place to put up your feet. A recent infographic at bedandbreakfast.com compiled some statistics on exactly how much better… Read the full article

March 18th, 2014 Posted by Camille Klotz

Hello everyone, and welcome. Many of our guests have requested the recipe for our “Overnight Pancakes”. These are yummy, and easy to make, actually, you start the night before so you can get a jump on the mornings meal. “Overnight Cakes”: The night before place in ceramic bowl 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/3 cup whole… Read the full article

What Makes a Great Bed and Breakfast in North Carolina

March 7th, 2014 Posted by cklotz_admin

What does it mean to own a bed and breakfast? It means you’re no longer a business owner, but a host (ess.) It means you no longer have clients, but guests. And that’s what Hanna House Bed & Breakfast is all about. I recently did a bit of research as to what the masses thought… Read the full article

North Carolina and Hanna House Poised to Have a Big 2014

January 2nd, 2014 Posted by cklotz_admin

New Bern is a North Carolina town teeming with a historic past. Looking ahead, there are reasons to be hopeful for the economic prospects of the entire state. As the Hanna House Bed & Breakfast knows, there’s a good chance that bright future will bring even better days to our coastal community. An economic index… Read the full article