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See Chattanooga “Under the Radar”

I was thinking today about folks who visit Chattanooga. Some stay with us here at the Mayor’s Mansion Inn Bed and Breakfast next to UTC. These folks have an idea about what they’d like to do while visiting the Scenic City. I mean, who hasn’t seen the “See Rock City” barn roofs all their life!…

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March 10, 2018

Romantic Love and Hard-core Love – what’s the difference?

Romance, flowers, champagne, truffles and luscious berries – we dish those up in Chattanooga every week at our bed and breakfast Inn, but hard-core, stick-by-your-side love? THAT you have to make for yourself! This young couple in Seattle, in just two snapshots, can teach us a lot about love. The young man is only 31,…

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February 25, 2017

Winter doesn’t usually last long…

Well, here it is, FEBRUARY, already and our little Chattanooga bed and breakfast is sprucing up for a fantastic 2017 season. A quiet January gave us a chance to exhale after a very busy last quarter. We had many repeat guests come to stay with us and our Holiday parties, weddings and receptions made 2016…

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February 10, 2017

The Super-Bowl of Romance

Valentine’s Day, 2016…Where have the first six weeks of the New Year gone?? (This year is almost 10% gone) Thank God for busy days, though, because busy days mean that there are people wanting to come to Chattanooga, and, specifically wanting to stay at the Mayors Mansion Inn. Valentine’s Day has been fun this year….

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February 14, 2016

Store Your Memories This Season

Sitting here in my B&B in Chattanooga, I can look out my window into a row of trees lining a city street. A utility line runs through them making a very busy “squirrel parkway”. Usually, the little fellows hang out, have a snack and sometimes lay in the tree on their bellies with their legs…

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November 20, 2015

First Time Bed and Breakfasters

Are you considering a first time bed and breakfast experience?   Here at the Mayor’s Mansion Inn, we want to make this a fun and easy adventure to add to your Chattanooga visit!  What I’d like to talk about today is the “bed and breakfast” experience here at the Inn. We get questions from novice “b…

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August 30, 2015

Small and Elegant Christmas Weddings in Chattanooga

We LOVE Christmas here at the Inn and, in particular, Weddings are the highlight of the Season for us!  Christmas is a magical time at the Mayor’s Mansion Inn and elegantly decorated to use as the backdrop for your Big Day. Last year’s December weddings featured bouquets and tiered cakes with lush deep red roses…

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August 24, 2015

Weddings and Such

Cindi and I spend time quite often (okay daily!) talking about ways to make your  Mayor’s Mansion Inn Bed and Breakfast experience here in Chattanooga a  memorable one. We are one of the top rated inns in Chattanooga, so we must be doing some things right and for most folks, we exceed their expectations. We…

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May 30, 2015

The Great Outdoors

An excellent shot of a Great Blue Heron on the riverwalk, taken by one of our fabulous innkeepers! Having been in a business several years ago where I sent out a quarterly newsletter (via snail-mail), I thought that it might be time to leap into an electronic version for our Bed and Breakfast (OK, since…

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April 30, 2015

Romance by the Numbers

February is the most romantic month here in Chattanooga Most people agree that February is the most romantic month here in Chattanooga. What do you think? Romance by the Numbers? This month we… -served 116 dark chocolate truffles -dipped 77 chocolate covered strawberries -opened 42 bottles of wine -delivered 18 en suite breakfasts -scheduled 7…

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February 28, 2015

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