About the Innkeepers
The Inn at 410 will be temporarily closing operations for renovations by the New Owner on September 15, 2021. The New Owner also owns the luxury Bespoke Inn "www.bespokeinn.com" in downtown Scottsdale. Grace Hospitality, a luxury operator of small inns and resorts in Arizona will assume management of the Inn.
Gordon Watkins (left), a career veteran of the Hospitality Industry purchased The Inn at 410 B&B in September 2003 in fulfillment of his lifelong dream of owning his own inn. Gordon graduated from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration and UCLA's Anderson School of Busines and has worked in operations and development for major hotel companies including The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Hyatt Corporation, Tishman Hotel Corp. and InterContinental Hotels Group. Gordon has worked in the hospitality industry for over 50 years, starting in the business as a cook and baker while in his early teens.
In his time here in Flagstaff, Gordon has been a hiker and skier who loves to advise his guests on what to see and where to dine and shop in order to experience the best of Flagstaff and Northern Arizona. Gordon is married to Frank Balaszi and together they operate the Inn. Between them, Gordon and Frank have four grown children.
"Celebrating our 30th year in 2021 as Flagstaff's largest, finest and best-located bed and breakfast I want to thank all my guests for their ongoing patronage especially during the Covid-19 Pandemic. In 2021 The Inn at 410 celebrates its 127th anniversary as one of Flagstaff's finest historic homes. I always look forward to personally welcoming you to my home!"—Gordon