Frequently Asked Questions
For our future guests, who will soon become our friends.
We hope this FAQ section will answer any questions you may have, regarding your stay with us, at American Country Bed and Breakfast. Please feel free to use these guidelines when enquiring at other B&B's.
What is a bed and breakfast?
The options are endless. American Country has 4 rooms, allowing us to provide a very personable and/or very private getaway for our guests.
Who stays at a Bed and breakfast?
We have had guests from the age of 18, and our senior guest was very proud to tell us he was 97 years young.
The real-time, secure reservation system on our website, allows you to book on-line. You can also make your reservation by phone, giving you the opportunity to hear the level of professionalism and hospitability we provide.
What about pets, children, and smoking?
We serve a full 3-course breakfast. Additionally, we deliver a beautiful personalized beverage tray to your room just prior to breakfast. All our rooms have en suite private baths, luxurious bedding/linens and pillow top king & queen-sized mattresses, turn down services, 24-hour snack area, afternoon social hour, reservation services, central heat and air conditioning, internet/office access, and ample closet space. Our standard conveniences also include a guest refrigerator, fireplaces, library, TV-DVD’s in each room, ample parking, curling irons, blow dryers, robes, bubble bath, shower gel, custom made soaps, shampoo & conditioner.
Can I still have my privacy?
You can be as social or as private as you choose during your stay. The choice to converse and interact with other guests or your hosts is totally up to you.
Where do the owners / hosts sleep?
American Country B&B guest rooms are located on the south wing of the building. Our private quarters are located on the north wing. This results in privacy for all.
What do I need an innkeeper for?
We are your local travel professionals, happy to give recommendations and provide other reservation services.
Can I have a private breakfast and when is it served?
You may have breakfast in your room, on the veranda, gazebo, private patio (weather permitting) or private breakfast room. However, dining with other guests may provide spirited and pleasant conversation, and perhaps develop friendships that last for years to come. We can accommodate early risers or later breakfast times for guests who require additional sleep.
Do you provide for special dietary needs?
Most of the time, special dietary needs can be met. Advise us of this ahead of time.
Are there Rules?
American Country Bed and Breakfast has one rule, “RESPECT.” Following it is not difficult; just treat our B&B exactly the way you would like to be treated. We ask guests to sign a simple damage form during their stay. It eliminates any confusion that may arise from an accident. If an accident does occur in any Bed & Breakfast during your stay, please inform the hosts as soon as possible.
Are other events scheduled at your facility during our stay?
At American Country B&B, we do not plan other activities at our facility when we have guests in our Bed and Breakfast. Awkward situations may arise during your stay if there is an activity on the grounds, and you are not an invited guest, making it uncomfortable for everyone.
What professional organizations does American Country belong to?
We are active members of the North Idaho Bed and Breakfast Association, and the Kootenai County Lodging Association, currently serving on the Board of Directors for both. We are also members of the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau. 2009-2013 President & Secretary Idaho State Bed and Breakfast Association.