Win a free night at Abigail’s B&B in Ashland, Oregon

by Kim on August 6, 2012 · 26 comments

Kim’s note: From time to time I accept guests posts from great small businesses. Below is a guest post by Patti, owner of Abigail’s B & B in Ashland, Oregon. Enter to win a one-night stay at Abigail’s B & B and two tickets to a local wine tasting. See below for details. 

The Personal Side of Lodging

Checking into a bed and breakfast is synonymous with visiting Ashland, OR as there are approximately 40+ Bed & Breakfast inns located in and around Ashland.  Many repeat visitors to Ashland have their favorite inn at which to stay and some visitors switch between two or three favorites rotating through their annual visits.

Abigail’s B &B in Ashland, Oregon- a favorite B & B in Ashland

Never stayed at a B&B?  No worries. Gone are the days of the inn and guest rooms looking (and feeling) like a page out of great-grandma’s scrapbook.  Many of today’s B&B’s offer complimentary WiFi, flat screen televisions, a computer desk for guest use and many other upgraded amenities such as individually climate-controlled rooms with luxurious bedding and private bathrooms.  And you won’t find a vending machine at a B&B!  Instead you’ll most often find something homemade and deliciously yummy offered to you in the afternoon with a cup of tea or other beverage of your choice.

Remember, it’s called a Bed & Breakfast for a reason.  Aside from the comfort of the rooms there is the breakfast and innkeepers pride themselves on their breakfast service, quite often offering a 2-course gourmet meal.  Are you allergic to peanuts or you’re a vegetarian?  Just let the innkeeper know at the time of booking your room and they’re more than willing to accommodate food allergies and/or dietary restrictions.  It’s all about the personal side of lodging!

Hospitality rules at Abigail’s B & B

If all of this sounds great, but you’re a little on the shy side, or you’re looking for some quiet time, no worries there either.  A good innkeeper is in tune with his/her guests and they know within a few moments of meeting which guests want to engage in conversation and a bit of witty repartee, and who’s comfortable with just a good-morning smile.

What makes a Bed & Breakfast experience special is the level of personal service, the historical significance of the home, the unique charm of the guest suites and of course, the breakfast!  Guests linger long after breakfast chatting and laughing with each other, having just met an hour earlier. The feeling of comfort and safety in a home away from home is what the personal side of lodging is all about. When a guest leaves a B&B there are often kind words of gratitude, the exchange of addresses between guests and the exchange of big hugs with the innkeeper and a “See you next year!”  When was the last time you hugged the desk clerk at your favorite hotel?

A beautiful summer day at Abigail’s B & B in Ashland, Oregon

Win a free night at Abigail’s 

Patti, the owner of Abigail’s, is giving away a one-night stay at Abigail’s B & B and two free tickets to a wine tasting!  To enter simply like Abigail’s B & B Facebook page and So Many Places Facebook page and leave a comment below letting us know you’ve done so. Winners will be selected in a random drawing on Monday, August 13th, 2012.

The 1-night stay is offered any day of the week September – October 2012 or March – April 2013 (subject to availability).

About the author

My name is Patti and my husband and I own Abigail’s Bed & Breakfast Inn in Ashland, OR.    Built in 1904 the house offers original Craftsman details, comfortable period-appointed rooms, colorful gardens and a relaxing front porch. Abigail’s is ideally located within walking distance of downtown Ashland, providing easy access to all of what Ashland has to offer; boutique shopping, restaurants, the theaters of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Lithia Park and Ashland Creek. Southern Oregon University is just a short drive from the inn. 

To read more please visit: www.AbigailsBandB.com and/or www.OnTheRoadToAbigails.com 

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Tia August 6, 2012 at 10:25 am

Liked them both! I’ve been telling my husband for a couple of years that I need to take him to Ashland, so this would be perfect. I haven’t been since I was in high school!

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Kassie Harris August 6, 2012 at 10:26 am

I liked both Facebook pages! Thank you so much for the lovely opportunity! :)

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Peach August 6, 2012 at 11:26 am

I liked them both! I would LOVE to stay in this B&B, Ashland was one of my favorite places to visit when I lived in southern Oregon and I would love to return.

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Dana August 6, 2012 at 12:08 pm

Liked both Facebook pages. Ashland is wonderful!

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Sarah August 6, 2012 at 12:10 pm

I liked both Abigails and So Many Places–I would love to stay at your B&B–looks gorgeous. I’m originally from Ashland (grad of AHS), adore it — and worked with Kim in Portland–so I’d be the perfect guest!

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Rhonda August 6, 2012 at 12:53 pm

I, of course, already like you on FB but have also liked Abigails. The B&B looks absolutely adorable and can’t wait to visit.

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Daryle August 6, 2012 at 2:15 pm

Liked both pages. And I love Ashland! I look forward to checking out Abigail’s.

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Matt August 6, 2012 at 7:01 pm

Liked both pages. I’ve never stayed at a B&B but after reading this it sounds like an incredible experience.

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Matthew August 6, 2012 at 7:52 pm

I’ve entered! Very excited about the possibility of visiting Ashland.

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Kate August 6, 2012 at 7:53 pm

This sounds great! My husband and I are planning a 3-week road trip around Washington and Oregon, and Ashland looks like a great place to stay after Crater Lake.
I’ve liked both Facebook pages :)

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Kim M. August 6, 2012 at 8:15 pm

I liked both pages!

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Carol August 6, 2012 at 11:17 pm

hmmm…I was just wondering about what kind of trip to take in Oregon this year before winter… I already like your page Kim but now I like Abigail’s too. I drove right through Ashland when I moved to Oregon so haven’t really been there. (no offense…was racing a storm)

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Heather August 7, 2012 at 7:21 am

Just liked Abigail’s B&B’s FB page! I’ve been following So Many Places for a while! I have never been to Oregon though I have many family and friends that live there!

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Kendra August 7, 2012 at 7:35 am

Have been following your post from the beginning! Love reading about your adventures. Have “liked” both pages and would love to visit Ashland!!! Thanks for the post.

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Anne Fletcher August 7, 2012 at 7:44 am

I’ve “liked” your blog for awhile, and now I like Abigail’s too! Brian and I have never been to Ashland- would love to stay there.

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Judi Ranton August 7, 2012 at 8:36 am

I love getting your updates, Kim! This place sounds wonderful.

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Marlowe August 7, 2012 at 3:32 pm

Liked both pages and am loving daydreaming about my next trip to southern Oregon ;)

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Tracey Tullis August 7, 2012 at 10:18 pm

“Liked” Abigails page today.It looks like an amazing B&B! So Many Places is “Liked too.

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Kristin August 8, 2012 at 12:11 am

Already like your page and now like Abigail’s. Thanks – fun contest!

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Karen August 9, 2012 at 3:42 pm

I am so happy I found you on Facebook! Excited about my entry. Crossing my fingers! Looks like a beautiful B&B….Ashland is a fantastic town! I’d love to get some ticket and head on up!

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Alisa Kane August 9, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Like and like.

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Kelly August 10, 2012 at 5:00 am

I liked them both on facebook! I love Ashland–it’s so quaint and the shakespeare fest and my brother lives closeby! :)

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Peggy Phillips August 12, 2012 at 5:27 pm

Liked and liked.
We loved Abigail’s and recommend it to anyone visiting Ashland. We were so well cared for!

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WENDY GIBSON August 12, 2012 at 6:04 pm

I liked, liked, liked, it.

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Maddie August 12, 2012 at 6:16 pm

Liked Abigails :-) This would be perfect for us as we will be in Oregon in October as part of our road trip, would be lovely to stay there.

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Marlona August 15, 2012 at 9:04 am

Liked! Beautiful, and would love to stay there!

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