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Hotel Kitsmiller Main: The Business of Hotel Hospitality in Fredericksburg, Texas | Matt and Taylor Gutierrez

The Business of Hotel Hospitality

The Hotel Kitsmiller on Main is a family-owned retro motor court built in the 1940s in the town of Fredericksburg, Texas.

Matt and Taylor Gutierrez met in Austin while they were both working in the corporate hotel world. Little did they know, they would be afforded the opportunity to run Taylor’s family’s longstanding business. 

This week on Small Business War Stories, Matt and Taylor take us into the business of hoteliers, themed hotels and the like…

Three reasons to tune in this week:

  • What is a motor court style hotel and when did they come into existence? 
  • Learn about Hotel Kitsmiller on Main’s motto, “German Heritage, Texan Hospitality” and what it means.
  •  Learn about the hidden gem that is Fredericksburg, Texas and the way Hotel Kitsmiller reflects it with their themed rooms. 

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Pablo Fuentes

Pablo Fuentes was the Founder and CEO of Proven. He was also the host and producer of the Small Business War Stories podcast. Pablo is currently the Founder of makepath, a spatial analysis firm. He is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and UCLA. He loves dogs, film photography, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is also a blues guitar player and builder.

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