Innkeeper's Corner

Established in 1991, the Maryland Bed & Breakfast Association (MBBA) strives to heighten public awareness of the bed and breakfast industry in the state, to establish standards of quality service, and to serve as a network for our members. We endeavor to keep abreast of state legislation pertaining to B&B’s and to present our views as a united voice. We have dozens of members and growing.  We offer a full array of benefits for your business to thrive.

Maryland Bed & Breakfast Association Benefits

  • Listing your Bed & Breakfast on the website,
  • Inspection with high standards for cleanliness and safety, every three years, by a professional B&B inspector
  • Membership Certificate to display at your B&B and use of MBBA logo on your website
  • Having a strong voice in the legislature
  • Annual Meeting to learn from national experts on B&B related topics, such as internet marketing, at no extra cost to you
  • Inclusion of your B&B in travel related or local events and association activities with our professional MBBA booth
  • Mentoring for new innkeepers/members
  • Quarterly meetings with opportunities for to address B&B related concerns, discussions and networking
  • Access to multiple vendors for comparisons on credit card processors, insurance, amenities and other innkeeper needs
  • Inclusion in the MBBA Gift Certificate Program which is 100% reimbursable to you
  • Inclusion in the MBBA Passport incentive program for frequent B&B guests
  • Opportunities for co-op marketing, such as print ads and special packaging (biking inn to inn, gourmet tours, etc.)
  • Inn sitter contacts
  • Newly created CLOSED Facebook page for instant communication among members
  • Associated membership in the national Association for Lodging Professionals (ALP) and American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) through your MBBA membership

How to Join

We would love to have you join our organization. The Annual dues are $149.00. Our process includes your application, followed by approval from the Executive Board. If you are interested in joining, please e-mail us at and we will send you out the application for membership. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please feel free to contact us at your earliest convenience.