A Bed & Breakfast for Outdoor Enthusiasts

first_imgRoanoke Boutique Hotel is a unique bed & breakfast,unlike other B&Bs in its form and function. “When I created the space, Idid not want it to feel like a Victorian B&B,” she explains. With a modern,rustic feel, it lacks the old-world Victorian décor, which typically dominatesthe B&B industry. “My house feels more like a New Orleans cottage than aNew England dollhouse, and that’s the way I like it,” Hailey smiles.  RBH specifically targets outdoor enthusiaststo create a community of athletes to share knowledge and stories around thecommunal kitchen. “My vision for RBH was to host outdoorsy people, doingoutdoorsy things, and I’m so excited to see that vision come to life,” saysHailey. Rooms include breakfast served as early as 6 a.m., free parking, WiFi, and Netflix. Weekend rates typically start at $195 in peak season.  Go to www.roanokeboutiquehotel.com to book or for more information. Owner/innkeeper Diane Hailey enjoys hosting outdoorenthusiasts of all types and specialties, “I have really enjoyed being part ofthe outdoor scene in Roanoke, and I’m excited to host Ironman and cyclingathletes year round.”  “I’ve been an avid functional fitness and obstacle courseathlete for years, so I have some insight into what athletes are looking forwhen they travel,” says Hailey. Nutritious breakfasts, a quiet environment,comfortable beds, and safe equipment storage are always at the top of the listfor travelling athletes. Athletes from flat landscapes often take training“vacations” in the mountains to challenge themselves in elevation or train formountain events. Roanoke is among the top spots to book to get away from largermetropolitan areas and get in mileage around less traffic. Meeting the need forathletes in search of lodging is Roanoke Boutique Hotel (RBH). With itsDowntown location and gear-friendly spirit, more and more athletes are takingrefuge in this historic bed & breakfast, instead of a traditional hotel. center_img Winning the bid for Ironman in 2020, Roanoke is making aname for itself as a sports mecca for the mid-Atlantic. Roanoke Boutique Hoteloffers healthy breakfasts with athletes in mind, respecting the training andnutritional needs of athletes. last_img


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