Comfort quality standards with “Wheat ears”

Each accommodation, or farm, associated in Farmstay Sweden (“Bo på Lantgård Sverige”) is classified from 1 to 5 “Wheat ears”, which describes the quality of comfort. The standards make it easier to choose your preferred type of accommodation. We use the “Wheat ears” scale for both B&Bs and self-catering houses/cabins.

A warm welcome is a must for Farmstay Sweden accommodations. On site, this means the farm is signposted and lit in the dark, the place is well cared for and clean.  Hospitality is our mantra, therefore, you can expect first-hand information about the farm and its surrounding from your host: Sights, timetables, events, distance and opening-times of nearby shops and restaurants etc.

Farmstay Sweden is constantly working with helping the environment and sustainability. Thus, your host will inform you about the farm’s environmental policies and give you further tips and instructions, for example on waste separation.

Standards requirement for self-catering houses/cabins

Basic accommodation standards

In general

  • A body-size mirror in the hall
  • A lockable front-door
  • TV or radio

 

In the bedroom

  • Single-beds min. 90×200 cm, min 40 cm height. Mattress with cover and washable sheet. Double-beds min. 160×200 cm, 40 cm height. Mattress with cover and washable sheet. Exception to this standard has to be announced in the host’s booking
  • Extra-beds: In case extra-beds are needed, you can expect a simpler standard, like bunk-bed, sofa-bed, camp beds
  • 2 cushions per sleeping arrangement
  • Windows to allow ventilation, arrangement to hang up clothes
  • Unitary and clean bed linen
  • Bedside cabinet or locker with a reading lamp next to each arrangement
  • Curtains with blinds
  • Coat racks and hook for clothes, as well as coat hangers

 

Kitchen and dining-room

  • Fully equipped, clean, tidy and lined
  • Enough tables and chairs in accordance to the number of guests
  • Enough tableware, glasses, cookware and platters in accordance to the number of guests
  • The kitchen has to be fully equipped for cooking, such as, kitchen counter, fridge and sink
  • Kitchen stove with 2 hotplates for up to 4 guests, 3 hotplates for 5-6 guests, 4 hotplates for 6 and more guests

 

Bathroom

  • Max 8 persons per WC and shower
  • Hot water 24/7
  • Fully equipped, clean, tidy and lined
  • Sufficient ventilation
  • Lit mirror and shelf
  • Hooks for clothes and towels
  • Shower curtain or shower stall
  • Covered waste bin
  • Toilet brush

 

Each of our self-catering houses/cabins must meet the basic requirements.

Those with 2 to 5 wheat ears, guests can expect extra amenities. Detailed difference in standards:

2 wheat ears

  • Coffee maker, water boiler, toaster in the kitchen
  • Toilet and shower are located in an annexe

 

3 wheat ears

  • Coffee maker, water boiler, toaster
  • Microwave OR oven
  • Fridge with minimum one freezing compartment
  • Toilet and shower are located in the same building

 

4 wheat ears

  • Coffee maker, water boiler, toaster
  • Microwave OR oven
  • Fridge with minimum one freezing compartment
  • Toilet and shower are located in the same house
  • Access to dryer or clothesline
  • Access to washing machine

 

5 wheat ears

  • Coffee maker, water boiler, toaster
  • Microwave OR oven
  • Stove with 4 hotplates
  • Fridge and freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Toilet and shower are located in the same house
  • Access to dryer/tumbler
  • Access to washing machine

 

Standards requirement for Bed & Breakfast

Basic requirement for bedrooms: as mentioned above

Basic requirement for bathrooms: as mentioned above

Basic requirement for breakfast service:

  • A sumptuous country breakfast with good variety, prepared by the host and served to the guests. Exceptions may occur after agreement with the guest
  • The breakfast room should be cosy, comfortable and tidy

 

Wheat ears-standards for bedrooms in our B&B’s

  • 1 wheat ear:
    Room with access to a shared outhouse and shower
  • 2 wheat ears:
    Room with access to a shared bathroom, with toilet and shower, in a different building
  • 3 wheat ears:
    Room with access to a shared bathroom, with toilet and shower, in the same building, but on a different floor
  • 4 wheat ears:
    Room with access to a shared bathroom, with toilet and shower, on the same floor in the same building.
  • 5 wheat ears:
    Room with at least a toilet in the room and shared shower on the same floor in the same building.

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