Funeral Guests at Michigan Bed and Breakfast

Just like in the big city, our small town of Jonesville, Michigan, has people coming and going all of the time.  It”s just on a smaller scale. Many things that are available in the city are also available here, only in smaller quantities and fewer choices.  You just have to know where to look.

We own the Munro House Bed and Breakfast in downtown Jonesville.  Many people kind of forget about us a lodging choice for family and friends coming to town.  They think that we are strictly about romance–that just is not the case.  Yes, a good share of our weekend business is geared towards couples, but there are 5 more days in the week where our business goes off in different directions.  We get a nice variety of visitors including single business travelers, retired persons, and funeral attendees during the week.  Staying in a big old house in a town too small for a chain hotel is a great alternative to driving a fair distance, staying in a dive, or sleeping on your aunt’s fold-out couch.

A funeral is almost always an unexpected expense.  The visitation the night before and the morning service almost always requires an overnight stay.  In a small town, a B&B is often the most convenient and the finest lodging available and can be very affordable.

We have always offered a bereavement rate to folks coming to town for a funeral.  We think that it is the right thing to do.  Because it is an unexpected expense, we offer the family a discount of up to 50% on our regular rates to help out in this tight economy.  

There are not a lot of lodging choices in a small town.  If you come here under sad circumstances, why not make it a celebration by enjoying your night in your loved one’s town?  Our house is comfortable, and it feels like home.  We offer privacy because of our small size. We have fireplaces for gathering and telling stories.  Our teapot is ready to boil with a nice assortment of tea that is free to enjoy as often as needed. 

Folks who have stayed with us to attend a funeral have been more than satisfied with the level of comfort that we offer in their time of need at a surprisingly affordable price.


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  1. Mike and Lori: My husband, me, my sister, and her boyfriend recently stayed at your B&B for the funeral of my Aunt. We were very comforted to have a nice place to come back to after a sad and trying day. Just wanted to thank you both (and the boys!!!) for such a welcoming place, wonderful doggies, and great food. We really, really appreciated it and we will be back for another visit during a happier time!

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