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GoodScout

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Getting a lot of inquiries lately, most through my airbnb channel, with guests asking if we'll take less or make them a deal for their stay. Guess they smell blood or fear.
My advice and policy is the one I've had since Day 1 as an innkeeper: Never, never, never, never apologize for your rates.
 

Arks

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Amen. Can't stand them. I'd be tempted to tell them you're charging them extra for the risk they bring to you, and all the extra cleaning you have to do. PPE fee!
 

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In our early days I soon learned that folks who wanted a deal or cut rate were always a problem, today you want cheap I’m glad to suggest a place that is cheap
 

GoodScout

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"I'm not EBay. I'm an inn."
 

TheBeachHouse

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Today, while explaining our amenities, view, proximity to the beach, front porch, stuff like that, I was asked my lowest rate. My response, “ oh, if you’re looking for price, I suggest you phone Other Inn. Their number is xxx. Bye.”
 

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I don't do discounts. They lead to nothing but regrets.
 
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