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Hey, y'all!  We're

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Professional Innkeepers 
Hospitality Consultants

We are Baker + Justin Gold-Smith, a married pair of hospitality professionals. We met while pursuing degrees in Hotel & Restaurant Management at the University of Houston, then moved to New York City where we worked for some of the most legendary hotels in the world.

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In 2015 we started Gold-Inn Hospitality, providing management and consultation services to owners of independent lodging establishments.


We help clients establish and improve systems, processes and products to prepare their property for success.

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We purchased our own motel in Hot Springs, Arkansas in April 2018.  After an intensive renovation that year, we reopened as the Gold-Inn Hot Springs where we lived and worked full time until 2022.  

Since selling the motel, we have provided short-term relief to owner-operators, and helped new owners find permanent innkeepers.  Get in touch to learn how we can help you.

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