Ballycommane House & Garden – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Durrus, Co. Cork, Ireland

Ballycommane House & Garden - Gay Owned B&B Near Dublin

BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED IRISH FARMHOUSE

Hidden away in the rolling green hills of West Cork and surrounded by lovely gardens, Ballycommane House is a charming Irish country home on the Wild Atlantic Way, the perfect place to stay while visiting Mizen Head, Sheep’s Head and the Beara peninsula. You’ll also find some wonderful sandy beaches close by where you can swim in the summertime. 

Ballycommane House is perfect for relaxation. The house has panaoramic views of the Irish landscape and well-tended gardens. From our B&B, you’ll see sheep grazing on green pastures, cultivated farms, thick forests and wild-open hills dotted with ancient Irish stone houses. The countryside exudes an enchanting Old World charm.

The hosts are not Irish but they follow the Irish tradition of home-away-from-home culture to provide you a relaxing, enjoyable stay. 

Ballycommane House has been tastefully renovated over time to meet modern living standards, but it retains its rustic charm. Our gorgeous landscaped gardens, filled with subtropical vegetation and outdoor seating areas, welcome relaxation and contemplation – a tranquil environment we all need in these chaotic times. The extensive gardens cover three-and-a-half acres and offer an array of colour and an abundance of flowers, mature shrubs and trees. Heated by the warm waters of the Gulf stream, exotic plants from all around the world thrive in our mild climate. Our gardens are open all the time, with benches and outdoor seating areas where you can sit, chill and enjoy the quiet.

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Arden Forest Inn – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Ashland, Oregon

Arden Forest Inn - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Ashland, Oregon

PREMIER THEATRE-ORIENTED INN IN ASHLAND

The Arden Forest Inn is Ashland’s best kept secret! Come see why our guests say “the best keeps getting better.”

When you arrive arrival, you’ll find a uniqu, eclectic environment filled with original artworks, curiosities, and a big library – all in a beautiful historic Ashland home. Our folk Victorian farmhouse and adjoining carriage house were constructed in 1890 by one of Ashland’s founding families.

We offer:

* Peaceful, quiet, fully appointed guest rooms
* Free WiFi internet access
* Daily gourmet breakfasts
* Guest kitchen with free coffee, tea and snacks
* Off street parking

You’ll also find one of Ashland’s most spectacular gardens on the property – offering mountain views, enchanted green spaces, a beautiful gazebo, a wide deck and a heated swimming pool.

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Topside Inn – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Topside Inn - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Boothbay Harbor, Maine

BEST WATER VIEW IN MAINE

Topside Inn has been named the number one hotel in Maine, and the fifth for Most Romantic and in the top ten for Best Service by TripAdvisor.

Innkeepers Mark & Buzz were also named “Innkeepers of the Year” for 2020 by Hospitality Maine. We look forward to welcoming you to Maine’s beautiful Boothbay Harbor. 

We have a gorgeous location at the highest point in Boothbay Harbor. Our 19th-century sea captain’s home offers panoramic harbor views, and is surrounded by perennial seaside gardens with peaceful places to relax. But we’re just a few steps away from everything you’ll find in the charming village of Boothbay Harbor.

Our main house and two classic summer guesthouses provide stylish, comfortable lodging, and our indoor and outdoor common spaces are perfect to enjoy the harbor views, sip on a glass of wine, or meet some of our other guests.

Water views are evrywhere – greet the sunrise and the famous footbridge across Boothbay’s inner harbor to the east, take in the sight of lighthouses and islands to the south, and enjoy sunsets in the west. From the front lawn, you’ll have the perfect place to observe harbor activity throughout the day and the starry night skies.

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Cinq & Sept – Gay Owned Guesthouse in Roujan, Occitanie, France

Cinq & Sept - Gay Owned Guesthouse in Roujan, Occitanie, France

EUROPE’S FAVOURITE GAY GUESTHOUSE

Cinq & Sept is a gay-owned guesthouse in the Occitanie Region of the South of France.

We’re Europe’s favourite gay guesthouse resort, with nine luxurious suites with air conditioning and a large clothing-optional pool and garden where you can de-stress. 

Cinq & Sept occupies a two-hundred-year-old mansion in the heart of a traditional wine-making village.

We’re in TripAdvisor’s five-star ‘Hall of Fame’, and Mediterranean nude and gay beaches are just twenty-five minutes away.

We offer our guests a warm welcome and plenty of socialising. Join us for pool-side dinners, wine-tasting evenings and canoeing trips.

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The Lancaster Bed and Breakfast – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

AMISH COUNTRY WARMTH & SOPHISTICATION

The Lancaster Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful historic Lancaster home, originally built in 1912 in the Dutch Colonial style. A craftsmen-cottage sense of place and tasteful, welcoming ambiance invites you to rest, relax and rejuvenate at your own speed.

Each of our guest rooms offers:

-Well-stocked private bathrooms
-Bath robes
-Cozy electric fireplaces
-Satellite TV/DVD player
-Wifi internet access throughout

We also serve complimentary refreshments and cozy common spaces to keep you connected and entertained while staying on-property, and we can also provide extensive maps, brochures, and our vast local knowledge to help you find great things to see and explore locally.

AMISH COUNTRY WARMTH & SOPHISTICATION

The Lancaster Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful historic Lancaster home, originally built in 1912 in the Dutch Colonial style. A craftsmen-cottage sense of place and tasteful, welcoming ambiance invites you to rest, relax and rejuvenate at your own speed.

Each of our guest rooms offers:

-Well-stocked private bathrooms
-Bath robes
-Cozy electric fireplaces
-Satellite TV/DVD player
-Wifi internet access throughout

We also serve complimentary refreshments and cozy common spaces to keep you connected and entertained while staying on-property, and we can also provide extensive maps, brochures, and our vast local knowledge to help you find great things to see and explore locally.

The Lancaster B&B is at the edge of the creative downtown of Lancaster, where you’ll find great boutique shopping, art galleries, quality local live theatre, and some terrific restaurants and pubs.

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Homestead B&B – Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Homestead B&B at Rehoboth

INTIMATE RETREAT MINUTES FROM THE BEACH

The Homestead Bed & Breakfast at Rehoboth Beach is just three miles from town on two beautifully landscaped acres.

We’re pet friendly and adults-only.

You can choose from four nicely decorated rooms in the main house, each with a private bathroom, or our large 800 square foot private cottage with a big fenced-in backyard.

The Homestead Bed & Breakfast started out as a small farmhouse in 1899 – part of a two-hundred acre working farm. Today, our Rehoboth Beach inn is decorated with relaxing beach themes and reminders of its previous role – beautiful hardwood floors, cozy fireplaces and the charm of yesteryear.

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Harbour Cottage Inn – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Southwest Harbor, Maine

Harbour Cottage Inn - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Southwest Harbor, Maine

ELEGANT YET CASUAL ACADIA B&B

Welcome to the Harbour Cottage Inn Bed and Breakfast – just above Southwest Harbor and less than five minutes from the famous Acadia National Park. We’re also only eight miles from Bar Harbor, Maine.

Our Midcoast inn offers eleven beautifully decorated guest rooms and suites, each with private bathroom.

The inn was originally built in 1870 and was lovingly renovated to the highest standards in 2006.

Our common areas are light and airy, luxurious and comfortable, furnished with modern and antique pieces – an air of sophistication and fun in a casual cottage style.

Relax on our lovely front porch or sit beneath the huge old Tulip Poplar on the front lawn – enjoy the peaceful solitude of this special place.

We are well-known for our great breakfasts and our warm Maine hospitality.

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River House Inn – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Snow Hill, Maryland

River House Inn - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Snow Hill, Maryland

NATIONAL REGISTERED VICTORIAN B&B

Enjoy a casual, elegant getaway at the River House Inn Bed and Breakfast, a spacious National Register Victorian home on the beautiful Pocomoke River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Our Maryland bed and breakfast is located in the village of Snow Hill, where you can be as active or relaxed as you choose – thee are so many possibilities. The area is rich in history and natural beauty, with antiquing, kayaking, boating, beautiful beaches, nature preserves, cycling, swimming, fishing and golf al outside your front door.

We’re just 45 minutes from the Assateague National Seashore and Ocean City, Maryland. Snow Hill, Maryland, was incorporated in 1686 – a picturebook of architectural treasures. Take a walking tour of the village along old brick sidewalks, down picturesque streets, past more than a hundred homes that have passed the 100 year mark.

The Eastern Shore towns of Chincoteague, Assateague, Ocean City and Crisfield, with its boats to Smith and Tangier Island, are only about 30 minutes away.

You can even rent a canoe or kayak just one block from the Inn to explore on the wild, scenic Pocomoke River. And the Chesapeake Bay is close by, too – perfect for sailing and motor cruising.

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Black Walnut Point Inn – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Tilghman, Maryland

Black Walnut Point Inn - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Tilghman, Maryland

PRIVATE RETREAT ON TILGHMAN ISLAND

By any measure, Black Walnut Point on Maryland’s Tilghman Island is unique. A private gate and a half-mile drive through fifty seven acres of bird sanctuary leads you to a natural paradise and our six-acre island of lawn.

As the sun rises over the Choptank River and sets over the length of Chesapeake Bay, you’ll enjoy sea breezes, ocean waves and endless gorgeous water views.

Our property is chock-full of wildlife – a pair of nesting eagles, osprey and black ducks, migrating butterflies, water fowl and singing birds. You may even see dolphins, skates and schools of bluefish out on the bay. And the back dock, looking out over the cove, is the perfect place to watch the herons fish.

At night, our Maryland sky is full of stars, another surprise of nature, making Black Walnut Point a quiet, secret, peaceful place just an hour by car from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

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Loralei B&B – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Brooklyn, New York

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AN INN OF DISTINCTION IN NEW YORK CITY

Loralei Bed & Breakfast is a three story Victorian home in Brooklyn, New York, originally constructed in 1904, an amazing era when the New York subway was new, and electric lights lit up Brooklyn’s Luna Park in Coney Island.

The Loralei B&B is surrounded by hundreds of beautiful, historic homes along wide, tree-lined avenues in Ditmas Park, a historic district with one of the biggest groups of Victorian homes in the United States.

When guests arrive at our charming, historic B&B, they are always surprised at this Victorian enclave in the heart of New York City. Lance & Rob have owned the home for many years, and they have carefully restored the interior.

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