Re: Guest room fees
From: Daniel Lindenberger (danielsmallboxcms.com)
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:35:44 -0800 (PST)
At Windsong, we charge $5 a night. We have a fairly nice guestroom with its
own shower / bathroom. Due to our frequency of visitors, we've also
converted what once was an office into a secondary bunk-bed guestroom
though it's fairly exposed to sounds from the common house.

On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 11:32 AM, Rick Gravrok <rick.gravrok [at] gmail.com>
wrote:
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> Here at MoCoCo (Monterey Cohousing Community) of Minnesota, we don't charge
> for use of either guest room. And, if folks would like to donate, we
> suggest $20 a night.
>
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> On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 9:46 PM, Marty Roberts <martyr [at] sonic.net> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hi folks,
> > I'd really love to hear what people charge for use of the guest room.  We
> > really don;t need ideas for remodeling our common house.  We no longer
> have
> > a kids room - we do have a guest room in the Common House - there will
> > never be a shower, but it is a nice place to spend the night.  We are
> > curious if and what people charge for a guest to stay overnight - if
> > anything.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Marty
> >
> >
> > On Dec 15, 2014, at 3:16 AM, cohousing-l-request [at] cohousing.org wrote:
> >
> > > On Dec 14, 2014, at 2:00 PM, Marty Roberts <martyr [at] sonic.net> wrote:
> > >
> > >> We converted our kids play room (they're now teens) into a guest room.
> > The discussion came up at our recent meeting about whether to charge for
> > its use.  what kind of rules and fees do you have for your guest room(s)?
> > Ours has no shower?and only a fold out sofa bed.
> > >
> > > This sounds pretty primitive. I have two thoughts:
> > >
> > > 1. You could charge a fee to fund an improvement of the facilities --
> > adding a shower. That may require a larger space.
> > >
> > > 2. Giving up the playroom because all your kids are teens may be
> > short-circuiting future purchases. Playrooms attract young parents or
> would
> > be parents.
> > >
> > > 2-3 years ago, the playroom designed for kids under 6 or so, was not
> > being used. All except 2 who didn't use the playroom were 10 and above.
> > There was a move to change the room for older children. This year we have
> > six children 2 and under. Three are new babies who will be using the room
> > for years.
> > >
> > > Most people with children under 4 or so use the room very heavily
> > because there are different toys there than at home, more room to play,
> and
> > parents or caregivers can sit and read or visit with each other. Children
> > also play there during meetings.
> > >
> > > So you might think in terms of charging so you can save money for a
> > redesign of the CH so you can have both a playroom and a guest room.
> > >
> > > Sharon
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