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You have suggested a lot of things that will either get broken or stolen. I have been renting our condo for 20 years and we provide CD's DVDs and still some VCR movies. We have upgraded all our tvs to wall mounted 32" and 28" bedroom tvs and 42" living room tv, but I would NEVER consider an Ipad or charging stations with Apple connectors as they would disappear rapidly. A small photo printer might not disappear, but photo paper would and if you provide it you have to fix it. Wii games etc are expensive and also would disappear. Things disappear because they are brought to other condos when people are with friends and then get left there. Some disappear because these are small items, easily walked away with. Cleaners that are cleaning multiple units every week cannot and will not keep track of what is in one unit therefore you never know who is responsible. If you check your own unit every week after someone leaves you might be able to keep track, but accusing someone of taking something from your condo is always not pleasant. If you don't live in the area, you never find out what is missing until you come back; way to late to figure out when it went missing.
One question, who provides the replacement ink for the printer? Some guests won't use it at all, others will print off all their holiday pictures. However many of the other ideas are good. But surely most people will have upgraded their TV's with DVD players etc. by now anyway. We have always provided clock radios in the bedrooms and we provide one for each side of the bed in the Master and Queen rooms. I hate going to a hotel where there is only one and I am the one who can't see the time in the middle of the night.
These are great ideas and I plan to get clock radios with iPod connections thanks
Leave an iPad in the guesthouse? It may not be there for long!
I updated to flat screen TV's this year in the apts. I rent Really glad I did. As for internet ?- I have Airport and give my guests the password. I also offer them free outgoing phone service to any place in the U.S. One other thing I've done was to install combination key pads on the access doors. Don't have to worry about lost keys , charges for same, etc.
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