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Standing Out in Your Area

It's not often that an article that was written 3 years ago remains relevant on the internet. Especially if that article relates to online marketing! In the article, Key to Hotel SEO is Reinforcing your Locality, Tim Capper indicates that you need to reinforce your...

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Canada Day 2018 in Ottawa

In Ottawa for the weekend for Canada Day and wondering what to do? Many people like to visit Parliament Hill for the day's events - be warned that it will be BUSY! Conveniently, OC Transpo will be free on July 1st and is a great way to get to the hill from Dar's Inn....

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Ottawa Stores Closed Victoria Day 2018 (May 21)

Dear Guests of Dar's Inn Monday May 21, 2018 is a holiday in Ontario known as Victoria Day. This means that most businesses will be closed, both in Ottawa and the Quebec side (Hull, Gatineau, etc.). This includes but is not limited to: banks grocery stores retail...

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Humour – New Low Cost Airline Rules

As more and more newbies join Airbnb and follow the suggested pricing within the software, prices are being driven down in many places. Some hosts are looking for ways to recoup some of that money - perhaps we should follow the habits of this low cost airline? :-)...

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Do Air Fresheners Make Guests Sick?

This is a long debated topic in various Short Term Rental Hosting groups... to have plugin scented air fresheners or not? Must you disclose this in your listing if you do? Why is it a big deal? Yesterday my partner and I had dinner with family... on the way there, he...

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Wash the Damned Blankets Already!

As I prepare to leave my current Airbnb, I am wigged out about the whole comforter situation… the checklist for leaving the house requests that you strip the bed BUT NOT THE COMFORTER! And yes… that statement is in large bold letters! Ewwww! We stayed there for two...

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