Flag House Inn

Large house with flags flying in the breeze from the front porch

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We’ve Been Busy! Improvements to the Flag House Inn B&B in Annapolis MD

Renewing the Flag House Inn for the Modern B&B Experience

Since taking over the Inn at February 2018, our vision is to keep the 1879 look and charm but also deliver a modern and memorable guest experience.  

We’ve been working hard on a number of fronts and wanted to share a summary so all guests past, present and future can understand what to expect….

Here’s a summary of the changes & investments we’ve made.  We have more improvements coming, and also some surprises that you’ll just have to visit us to see them!

What hasn’t changed:  On-site parking included, fresh hot cooked breakfast, great in town location and well appointed guest rooms (King Bed, en-suite bathrooms, individually controlled AC, appropriate and well appointed furnishings)

Guest Room Experience

  • Fast wi-fi throughout house  
  • HD TV all rooms
  • Larger 32″ flat screen TV’s in all rooms
  • New Comphy™  sheets in all rooms (we sell them too!  High end hospitality style)
  • New Comphy™ blankets in all rooms
  • New washable quilts in all rooms (COVID compliant)
  • Air purifiers with True HEPA filtration – every guest room + dining room
  • USB/electric plugs built into clock radio
  • Showers: Soap/Shampoo/Conditioner dispensers (Gilbert & Soames) all rooms (very handy, high quality and huge waste reduction), new handheld shower heads
  • New carpeting – 2nd & 3rd floor hallways, Commodore, Sailing Capital
  • Selected rooms:  new exhaust fans, rooms repainted, new toilets, steam clean sofas/chairs, new cabinets/shelves with lots more space for your stuff
  • Accent pillows all rooms
  • Complete update on in-room guest info book (currently in dresser drawer for COVID compliance)
  • Note pads & pens with our logo 🙂
  • LED energy efficient (and bright!) lights (almost everywhere)
  • Major insulation project in attic, basement, crawl space – guest comfort & energy savings
  • New back door off dining room – better insulated and not sticky!  Can load/unload but stays locked
  • New hot water heaters both sides, new HVAC #26 side

Inn Experience/ Safety

  • Washed ALL windows inside and out including storm windows – sparkling!
  • Seat cushions and accent pillows – all porch furniture
  • Glass tops & refinished dining room tables
  • New doormats/custom entry mats
  • Carbon Monoxide detectors all rooms & hallways

Exterior

  • Extended parking courtyard 3 feet (this is huge – easier to park)
  • New landscaping around parking courtyard
  • Video security cameras
  • Vegetable garden, potted herbs & veggies
  • Repainted entire house & garage-  front porch, steps,
  • New back door mini-kitchen (better insulated!)
  • Steps – New step tread, firmed up railing
  • scrape/prime/caulk/paint all exterior windows – 1st floor & some 2nd/3rd complete
  • Scrape/prime/paint foundation brick & windows – was very worn
  • Recoated roof
  • Replaced exterior siding (was leaking into house)

Breakfast Experience

  • Food!  We have 16 main dishes on rotation, and many variations on our daily fresh fruit and baked goods.  Check out our web page or Instagram to see more….
  • New tableware – place mats, plates/cups etc

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