Welcome to CABBI

The California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns (CABBI) is a nonprofit, member-driven trade association dedicated to promoting the B&B and boutique inn industry in California. Our mission is to encourage members to provide a quality-assured stay that exceeds guests’ expectations. If you’re a bed & breakfast, boutique inn, an aspiring or interim innkeeper, or vendor or supplier to the bed & breakfast and boutique inn segment, and not a member of the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns (CABBI), you’re missing out! Right now, over 400 properties and organizations – your colleagues and your competitors – are taking advantage of terrific benefits that help them everyday.


CABBI Membership Benefits

  • CABBI Website Listing on CABBI.com. Only CABBI-certified members are listed on the CABBI website, visited by more than 200,000 visitors annually.
  • Free Legal Advice from CABBI Member Legal Advisor Jim Abrams.
  • CABBI’s monthly INNsider email provides members with the latest information on CABBI marketing and promotions programs, member benefits, legal updates and more.
  • Free Membership to the California Hotel & Lodging Association
  • Discounted registration for the annual InnSpire Conference & Marketplace, and all CHLA hosted events,  including free monthly webinars. Visit the CHLA events calendar to see what events are coming up.
  • Exclusive discounts through our partner vendors, including insurance packages, marketing tools, staff training and office supplies.
  • Access to CABBI’s marketing programs, including participation in the “Great Getaways from CABBI” e-newsletter and the CABBI Travel Blog.


Property Membership Criteria

  • Display high standards of hospitality and provide a unique lodging experience for all guests.
  • Have a business license/use permit/occupancy permit, liability insurance, and pay Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT).
  • Display high standards of housekeeping & a well maintained property
  • Meet all requirements for guest safety and comfort
  • Pass the CABBI Certification inspection
  • Display the CABBI logo on the property’s website and link to the CABBI website
  • Participate in the CABBI Gift Certificate Program
  • Meet all Membership Standards as described in the Membership Standards & Criteria