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Empire State Bed and Breakfast Association, New York Lodging and Accommodations ...Dedicated to providing clean, comfortable, accommodations.

Regular Membership

Empire State Bed and Breakfast Association (ESBBA) is the New York State association that represents the 11 tourism regions of the State. It's a member-driven organization that provides increased visibility and marketing power for member businesses, tools for learning, and opportunities for innkeeper relaxation, rejuvenation and networking. All at an affordable price.


Membership Dues
FLAT Rate of $225 for all current members renewing no matter the size.
New Member Rate: $225 plus one time $55 for inspection.

A Premium Listing: $425
The Premium Listing puts your B&B/Inn at the TOP of your regional page on ESBBA.com. If there are more than one B&B/Inn Premium Listings for your region, the listings will randomly rotate at the top of your regional page on ESBBA.com.

What Do You Get?
Full listing on ESBBA.com that you have full control of and can update any time. Your listing includes 10 extra city listings within a 60 mile radius at no extra charge.

  • Mobilized -Your ESBBA.com listing is mobile optimized, so guest can find you on their smartphone or tablet.
    A full color rack card with QR Codes for each region pointing to our ESBBA members that are distributed throughout New York State.
  • Advocacy on a local and state level.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • Monthly E-newsletter full of news you can use.
  • Standards -offers all members the credibility and prestige of belonging to the premier New York State Bed and Breakfast Association. Guest know that you have been evaluated and verified as a quality and safe respite.
  • Referrals- You can recommend ESBBA inns at destinations across New York State with confidence, and other ESBBA innkeepers will do the same for you.

ESBBA - Marketing for your business:

  • The Empire State Bed and Breakfast Association Web site, www.esbba.com, has great performance statistics and is consistently enhanced to maintain a high level of performance.

  • You are in control of your listing on www.esbba.com. Login to make updates to your listing.

  • You receive marketing with ESBBA regional pages

  • Over 20,000 full-color Empire State Bed and Breakfast Association directories are distributed yearly. Membership dues pay for the directory to be displayed at visitor centers along I-90; I-88; I-86/Rt-17; I-84; I-87; I-81; member B&B/inns distribute thousands of brochures to guests and major tourist attractions in NYS display the brochure as free handouts.

  • ESBBA actively advocates for the professional representation of the Bed and Breakfast Inn industry of New York State.

ESBBA - Taking Care of the Innkeeper

  • Association with a respected organization that strives to maintain industry standards and advocates for the Bed and Breakfast Inn business.

  • Discounts from ESBBA vendor members.

  • Networking opportunities.

  • Educational events

ESBBA - Tools for Learning

  • An informative monthly newsletter with recipes, articles about industry developments, vendor information, and upcoming events.

  • A conference that offers topics to educate members and promote their businesses.

  • A responsive Board of Directors composed of innkeepers that are familiar with the Bed and Breakfast/Inn business and ready to share their knowledge and experience.

Please contact me if you require more information or have questions.

Belinda McElroy, Association Administrator, 315-483-2222 or esbba.news@gmail.com

Regular Membership Application Form (PDF)

Evaulation & Standards Letter (DOC)

Commitment to Standards Check List (PDF or DOC)

Please click on the above PDF or DOC to view & print a membership application form.
Send form with membership dues and supporting documents to the address on the form.

Click on PDF to view Evaluation & Standards Letter and Commitment to Standards Check List.

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ESBBA members are dedicated to providing clean, comfortable, accommodations and warm, gracious hospitality.

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