ForFriends Inn, A Carleton Group Company, Receives 100th 5-Star Review

ForFriends Inn, a bed & breakfast in the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country, has received its 100th 5-star review on Trip Advisor.  An existing business purchased by The Carleton Group, the inn was rebranded ForFriends Inn reopened in June, 2012.  Of the 103 reviews placed by guests on Trip Advisor since then, 100 rated their stay as 5-star.  “We are humbled by the sentiments shared by our guests.  We are truly fortunate to be acknowledged for doing what we love.” says Jim Campbell, CMO of The Carleton Group and innkeeper at ForFriends Inn.

ForFriends Inn represents the Hospitality Division of The Carleton Group, LLC.  ForFriends Inn relies heavily on the expertise of The Carleton Group Consultants in the areas of Strategic Planning, Branding, Marketing, Sales, and Operations.  ForFriends Inn is a member of the Santa Ynez Valley Hospitality Association ( and the Santa Ynez Chamber of Commerce (

About The Carleton Group.  The Carleton Group Consultants, LLC believes that every business owner has the potential to achieve the level of success that he or she desires.  The team of consultants at TCG educates, encourages, and empathizes with every business owner regardless of industry, sector or size.  Dave Pollock, President of The Carleton Group can be reached at (805) 390-9374 or  The full slate of products and services can be found at The Carleton Group website at