Are you seeing more or less advance reservations this year?

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Slightly better than 2010 & 2011
43% (6 votes)
Much better than 2010 & 2011
14% (2 votes)
Worse that 2010 & 2011
29% (4 votes)
Gosh darn awful
14% (2 votes)
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 Better than last year but we were renovating 3 rooms in Feb. and March of 2011 so they were out of commission.

This week has really sucked, one room booking each day this week.  I shouldn't complain.   Why can't they all come in one night?  Saturday we are full up but friday just one again.

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I would absolutely LOVE a few one-nighters. Anything! Had one Friday but when I say this is my slow season I mean SLOW!!

It IS better than 2011 as january 2011 had ZERO. This year I had 4 nights in Jan plus the 10 student nights. This year Feb had 9 student nights. So far March had 1 student night and a 2-room 1 nighter. Does not cover the honking loan payment....

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last feb was when we closed for a week to have the windows done there was no way we could have taken people. however we have picked up a few here and there so it has been worth being open. I feel sorry for my chamber maid but it is always the same here every year and she never saves for it like and then is surprised! have decided cos she is completely disorganised this isn't my problem.

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Victoria wrote:

This week has really sucked, one room booking each day this week.  I shouldn't complain.   Why can't they all come in one night?  Saturday we are full up but friday just one again.

You and me both sistuh! We are back to so many one nighters, have a two nighter in tonight (just to break up a fri/sat stay by having the room thurs/fri) then I have a couple single nights tossed in there.  March is looking slowwwwwwwwwww so I blocked off a few nights to head north and hopefully meet an innmate. I still have that dangling on my agenda...waiting for confirmation from another source as part of this great escape. Then I will set up the meet-up.

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Aha!  That was a little clue about the innmate that you're going to meet!  I think I know who now. 

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Samster wrote:

Aha!  That was a little clue about the innmate that you're going to meet!  I think I know who now. 

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Comparing room-nights we are 6.25% higher than 2011 and 8.3% better than in 2010.   More folks are requesting our least expensive suite so the gross for 2012  is about up 5.7% and 9.7% compared to 2011 and 2010 respectively.

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My bookings are pretty good so far.  86 advance reservations from now until September.  I am sure I will get many more.

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Our first 2 months of this year are down a little, but we seem to be getting more advanced summer bookings which is a good sign. I hate last minute bookings because it's so difficult to plan your time and supplies.

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I have not had reservations that far out since the Biker Boys booked in January 09 for the July MountainFest.

Now that the Vintage Show is not happening any more, I will take whatever reservations for that week. Glad I found out BEFORE I turned anyone away. I was only going to take MountainFest people that week because it is too difficult to deal with "civilians" when we were doing it. It is very rare here that anyone books more than 2 weeks in advance.

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My advanced bookings arnt bad but more and more people are booking say for a saturday on the Friday. Last night was an example their boss booked them in the chaps arrived before we had received the booking!

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I just figured out how to do this. Thanks for pushing me to learn something new!

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About the same as last year. But that's not an option.

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We have seen a recent pick up. Lets hope it is not temporary.

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By advance reservation I mean a month or more in advance.

I am seeing an increase in advance reservations.  Some 3+ months out.  And taking note that summer is our slow period, that is saying a lot.  Sure hope the trend continues.

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