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I have a Little Free Library in my main business, And I have a plethora of books - children’s, teen and adult. So we set up a bookshelf at our Airbnb as the LFL “Annex”. It has been well received by all ages. Guests are encouraged to take a book with them. I have had to restock it twice now. It makes me very happy that people are reading so much.
Gorgeous! I have loved watching the shelves under each bedside table and the revolving list of titles I see in there each time I dust it. They are never any emptier than when I stocked them. People must be doing one in one out. Warms me cockles…haha
I’ve purchased table top games and puzzles, plus an hour glass with magnets inside. The games are those hand-held puzzles where you untangle pieces…more to occupy the mind (and hands). The last guest included it in her review as an example of the extra thought we’ve put into our space.
As a book lover and sometimes reader I love this idea. I will be curious to see how it works for your guests. I have a few books in my airbnb room that have to do with the area and the West but no one has commented on most of them.
As for delighting the guests I do that by providing a great bed and shower.
Yes - let’s see. I’m a sucker for loving and reviewing the heck out of a place where I have felt though of so that influences what we offer. It also gives me something to social media post about and that helps as the facebook/instagram followers are primarily locals who are considering Retro Granny BnB for their friends and rellies when they come to town to visit. I am with you on the bed and shower. They are the cornerstone here too. King-sized bed from a hotel supplier and we watch that shower experience like hawks jumping on any feedback we get because that is where the negative reviews will kill the vibe.
I will post about any book feedback we get. Our current guests are in town to see Cher and prob too pre-occupied to go the book route. Heck- I didn’t even know Cher still performed.