Why your inn reviews matter

TripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceHow many times have you visited one of the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) and thought to yourself that you should write a review on TripAdvisor, BedandBreakfast.com, Yelp or Google+? Sometimes you took the time to … Read more

Six things DINE does that hotels don’t

Carolyn Conway has joined Harbor Light Inn

Let’s face it, there are a number of benefits you’ll find at our inns that you simply won’t find at chain motels or hotels. When it comes to hospitality and extras, the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) have it … Read more

DINE is Passing the Buck to You

You’ve discovered Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE). Perhaps you’ve stayed at one of the 12 member inns located throughout the six New England states, or maybe Dine Dollars, DINE referral program, Distinctive Inns of New England referral certificateyou’ve discovered DINE through its website, Facebook page or this blog. Each … Read more

DINE Derby Day Desserts

Kentucky DerbyIt’s hard to believe that the annual Kentucky Derby is upon us.  In DINEcountry, it feels like winter just ended. The Kentucky Derby is another reminder that spring really has come and the 12 Distinctive Inns of New EnglandRead more

A preview of Distinctive Inns of New England summer gardens – Part II

We took you on an armchair walk down our garden memory lane, offering a peek into spring gardens throughout DINE inns in last week’s blog article.  This week, we’ll continue the tour in an effort to continue getting you … Read more

A preview of summer gardens – Part I

Cliffside Inn's mascot Koty, sitting in the spring daffodilsSpring has sprung, the grass is riz (in some parts of #DINEcountry), DINE inns are where the birdies is! At long last, spring has come to the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) and sunshine plus warmer temps mean spring … Read more

Three great reasons to WINE and DINE

Julia Childs quote about wine and dineWe read over and over again that vacations are good for one’s health. The new scenery stimulates the brain and time away from the stress of office and home allows the body to relax and revive. After the winter we’ve … Read more

Spring News from DINE

Just in case you missed the DINE newsletter, we thought we’d share news from Distinctive Inns of New England on our blog. Throughout the winter, DINE innkeepers have been busy updating and renovating rooms, grounds and baths throughout our 12 Read more

Spring forward with maple recipes from syrup-central

New England is the capital of all things maple and ’tis the season for the sap to be running throughout DINEcountry.  After the tough winter we’vew had the maple season got a late start due to colder-than-usual temps.  The … Read more

Why we love those who love inns

Distinctive Inns of New England innkeepers love their job It seems that Yahoo Travel is poking some fun at the B&B industry with its “True Confessions of a Fed up Innkeeper” articles.  In a series of postings fictitious innkeepers, “Bob and Emily” are offering some inside scoop into the … Read more