Inn Consulting Partners, PO Box 1162, Brattleboro VT 05302; 802-257-2360 or toll free 877-957-2360
Bill Oates has a long involvement with Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns. For over thirty years he has provided educational, operational and marketing services to Inns and Innkeepers, present and future, throughout the country. His thorough knowledge of the Inn business is tempered by a real understanding of the human component. Bill is often referred to as the “Guru of the Inn business.”
Inn Consulting Partners works with a limited number of Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns as a consultant in the sale process. All Consultant Inns are viable businesses and all are priced on the basis of a prior and independent Valuation.
Bill and Heide have consulted in the sale of over 200 Inns throughout the United States (and two in Europe!)
Bill has spoken at every conference of the Professional Association of Innkeepers International (PAII). In 1999, in partnership with his wife/partner Heide Bredfeldt and son David Hiler, he purchased the Three Mountain Inn in Jamaica, Vermont. The Inn achieved a four diamond rating from AAA, before being sold in 2004.
Heide Bredfeldt of Inn Partners has been assisting current and future Innkeepers for over thirty years, with her spouse and business partner, Bill Oates. Heide’s background as a psychotherapist and former Innkeeper, provide her with insight and understanding of the personal side of Innkeeping. Heide has a gift of matching the right buyer with the right Inn and her knowledge of what guests want and expect is a resource to new Innkeepers. Problem solving and personal issues in a family business such as Innkeeping is also a specialty of Heide’s. Whether you are considering Innkeeping as a possible next career, or you are already an Innkeeper, Heide is always available to talk.
Tim Piper is an associate of Inn Partners. Tim brings over 30 years of hospitality experience to our team. From golf, skiing, conferences, food & beverage, weddings and events, Tim has a wide range of hospitality marketing and operations experience. For the past 11 years, he was a partner in a very successful 12 room Inn in Vermont. Tim uses his experience to help current and future Innkeepers to make “right choices. We welcome Tim’s gentle but persuasive presence to Inn Partners.
Linda Remy of Inn Partners has, for over thirty years, worked alongside Heide and Bill assisting and supporting in all aspects of the services offered by Inn Partners. Linda has a vast treasure of knowledge about the Inn business. She is a critical part of Inn Consulting Partners.