bed and breakfast

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bed and breakfast

An establishment that functions in a manner similar to a hotel but is usually a private residence. The phrase is often called a "B and B" for short. We stayed at an adorable bed and breakfast in the countryside for our anniversary this year.
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bed-and-breakfast

a type of lodging for travelers or tourists offering a place to sleep and breakfast the next morning, typically in a small inn or private home. We visited six European countries and stayed in a bed-and-breakfast every night. I had to take a bed-and-breakfast because the hotels in the city were much too expensive.

bed and breakfast

Also, B and B. A hotel or other hostelry that offers a room for the night and a morning meal at an inclusive price. For example, Staying at a bed and breakfast meant never having to plan morning meals. This term and the practice originated in Britain and have become widespread. [Early 1900s]
See also: and, bed, breakfast

bed and breakfast

1 overnight accommodation and breakfast next morning as offered by hotels etc. 2 designating financial transactions in which shares are sold and then bought back the next morning.
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HAVE a four-star stay in Krakow, left, with two nights at the Queens Boutique Hotel on a bed and breakfast board basis.
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pounds 259 Take a trip to Glasgow for three nights and stay at the Swallow Glasgow on a bed and breakfast basis.
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POLICE are appealing for the owners of a bed and breakfast to get in touch after a woman reported being raped in one of its rooms.
In fact, both Eve and James are quick to point out that their place is first and foremost a bed and breakfast for people looking for a getaway.
To say you stayed in a bed and breakfast is like painting the word 'loser' across the bonnet of your car.
In many rural areas, the only place that travelers can spend the night is at a bed and breakfast. When visitors spend the night in a community--no matter how small--it can benefit local businesses as the new customers buy food or eat out, gas up their vehicles and shop at retail stores.
All in all, it was a rather auspicious way for Kay Malone to embark on a new career as the owner of one of Salt Lake City's turn-of-the-century mansions transformed into a bed and breakfast.
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At a bed and breakfast, guests expect pampering they don't expect in a hotel."
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