Monthly Archives: January 2011

Inn-Dulge In a Valentine’s Getaway At A Select Registry Inn

Rekindle romance after the holiday season with a sweet escape from Select Registry, Distinguished Inns of North AmericaTM. From gourmet getaways and wine country weekends to Blue Ridge mountain bliss, guests of these award-winning inns and B&Bs across North America discover inn-dulgent retreats to suit any couple’s style.

No need for Cupid’s arrow to steer you in the right direction: Travelers can explore a full list of romance packages and specials available at nearby inns by visiting Select Registry’s new website, Browse by inn location, package type, or amenities – such as a spa or culinary experience. All properties share the distinction of showcasing the B&B industry’s best of the best, with a more than 40-year history of quality assurance. Of the 20,000 inns and bed and breakfasts in North America, only 400 have qualified to join Select Registry’s elite portfolio.

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Vermont Select Registry Members Honor Their Troops

A group of Vermont’s Select Registry inns and bed and breakfasts are offering free stays this winter to members of the Vermont National Guard, who are returning home from a one-year tour of duty in Afghanistan.

The Vermont Select Registry inns are offering a free one-night stay to any returning Guard member during the months of January, February and March 2011; the offer applies to stays on Sunday through Thursday nights.

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Select Registry Announces New Members!

Earning a Select Registry membership is a professional distinction that takes a significant amount of time and effort to attain.  Please join us in congratulating our newest member inns:

Camden, SC

Bloomsbury Inn in Camden, South Carolina is known for its Southern hospitality, gourmet breakfasts and complimentary socials which include a walk through history with the innkeepers.   Located in the heart of South Carolina, three miles off I-20, this award winning property, built in 1849 by James Chesnut, Sr. and Mary Cox Chesnut, awaits your arrival.   A significant notoriety of the property is derived from the writings of the famous diarist, Mary Boykin Chesnut, daughter-in-law to Colonel James Chesnut, Sr., and wife of Confederate General James Chesnut, Jr. Mary Boykin Chesnut is the author of A Diary from Dixie, and the author of the diaries used by Dr. C. Vann Woodward to write his Pulitzer Prize winning book,Mary Chesnut’s Civil War. From the outside in, this South Carolina inn property is a treat for both the historian and the artist.

Orange, VA

Built in 1860, Chestnut Hill has been skillfully renovated to preserve the master craftsmanship of this renowned historic home and professionally decorated to provide our guests with an opportunity to appreciate the past while enjoying the comforts of the present. There are only two guest rooms per floor and each room offers a private bath with hairdryers, quality personal amenities, pillow-top beds dressed in triple-sheeted superior quality cotton linens, lush cozy spa robes, HD flat screen televisions and WiFi Internet access. Extra special touches may include fresh cut flowers, bottled flat or sparkling water and home-made tea-time treats & confections.

Mills River, NC

The Bed & Breakfast on Tiffany Hill is a newly constructed inn nestled in the foothills of Western North Carolina. Just 10 minutes from the Asheville Regional Airport, 25 minutes to the Biltmore Estate and 15 minutes to either Hendersonville or Brevard makes this an ideal destination! Five stunning guestrooms provide comfort for a romantic get-away, a haven for business travelers, or a home base destination for exploring the area. There is so much within a half hour drive of the B&B that you will never lack for something to do. Then, return to the peace and serenity of Tiffany Hill.

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Welcome to the New Select Registry Website! (Part 2)

Packages and Specials – Get the Most for Your Dollar At A Select Registry Inn.

We’ve heard from our loyal guests and media that they would welcome a listing of the packages and specials offered by each of our member inns.  You can find this information under our Packages and Specials section in the top menu.  We’ve even grouped them into the following categories:  Romance Packages,  Weddings, Honeymoons, Anniversary PackagesHistory & Heritage PackagesArts, Theater & Attraction PackagesOutdoors & Nature PackagesGolf & Ski PackagesFood & Wine PackagesSpa & Shopping PackagesFamily Fun PackagesSeasonal & Holiday PackagesCorporate Packages & Retreats and Last Minute Getaways.

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Welcome to the New Select Registry Website! (Part 1)

I want to take this opportunity to welcome you to our new website.  A committee of our innkeepers worked together to create a site that showcases our outstanding member inns in an interesting format designed for your convenience.  I invite you to browse through the site and plan your vacation, wedding, business event or weekend getaway.  Several of our new features are highlighted below:

Find The Perfect B & B or Inn With Our Improved Search Features

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What Select Registry’s Quality Assurance Means to You

Each inn must pass a rigid quality inspection from an independent inspector.  Our standards are the toughest in the industry and not all who apply will make the cut.  It is our goal to provide you, our valued customer, the best of the best in quality lodgings and services.  Our guests expect the finest and our member inns specialize in delivering such quality.  Each member inn is periodically inspected to ensure that compliance is upheld and maintained.

Select Registry: Unsurpassed Quality In B&B’s and Inns

Following are the primary components of our Quality Assurance program:

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