Stay in a Pub – Summer Update

What is your favourite reason for staying in a pub?

Our latest competition to win a pub stay asked consumers to name their favourite reason for staying in a pub. The results collated can be viewed below:

  • 25% visit a pub for the quality and selection of their drinks
  • 20% mentioned convenient location
  • 18% commented about the food
  • 15% liked the atmosphere
  • 8% appreciate the service they receive
  • 6% highlighted a pubs individuality and uniqueness
  • 4% quoted bedrooms
  • 4% mentioned ‘an escape from the kids’, ‘Britishness’ and ‘things to do in the local area’

The industry needs to educate consumers about the virtues of staying in a pub and we will continue to champion our EAT, DRINK, SLEEP philosophy to a worldwide audience.

If you would like Stay in a Pub to run a competition for you to market your pub and increase your newsletter subscribers and social media followers please contact for further details.

Average Spend

The typical length of booking on our website is currently two nights, with an average bedroom spend of £149 excluding food and drink sales.

‘Dog Friendly’ – Our Most Popular Consumer Search Term


‘Dog Friendly’ accommodation is booming and over 14,000 consumers have clicked on our ‘dog friendly’ tab in recent months. We are excited to be working closely with Paws Across Britain a travel and lifestyle blog featuring Elsa the Lhasa Apso, sniffing out the best ‘dog friendly’ locations including pubs you can visit with your dog!

Here are Paws Across Britain’s top tips for pubs to ensure that you keep pet owners happy and tails wagging.

If you would like to be introduced to Paws Across Britain so they can arrange a feature about your pub then please email for further details. Two of their recent blogs can be viewed here.

Good Beer Guide 2019

Cask Marque our sister company are once again sponsoring the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2019. Editorial is included in the guide about Stay in a Pub as its audience is very much our target market. Over 40,000 copies are sold and it’s stocked in all leading bookshops.

Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2018

We are delighted to be sponsoring a new category at next month’s Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards. We look forward to presenting this award for the best ‘Restaurant with Rooms’ and for further details read here.

Working With Us

If you would like more information about working closely with us, please contact

The many benefits of being fully listed include:

  • More than double the consumer views of our other listing types
  • Direct bookings with no costly commission charges
  • Monthly statistical data so you can track consumer interest
  • Social media support
  • Recommendations in newsletters and blogger introductions
  • Promotion of seasonal offers, new menus and events

Walks From The Door

We are now working with Walks from the Door who provide bespoke, professional-quality walking guides (on paper and online) to pubs, hotels, B&Bs and similar establishments. If you would like further details please contact

Seasonal Offers, New Menus and Events 

As a reminder do keep us updated on all of your seasonal offers, new menus and events so we can organise promotion for you. We suggest you contact us quarterly at

Social Media

As a reminder do follow and tag Stay in a Pub in all your social media posts. If you are a fully listed pub we will share your updates with our growing followers.

  • Twitter – @stayinapubuk
  • Instagram – @stayinapub
  • Facebook – @stayinapub