I think all of us know a hotel when they see one and can distinguish it from a b and b. But it is difficult to put in words.
But my main issue here is that some hosts in certain countries may call their hotel a bed and breakfast because regulations are less stringent and there is no star system.
So let's see and try and make a list of the differences between a hotel and a b and b. I'll start
1. A b and b is typically part of the owner's home.