12) Don't you feel it is rude to ask guests to take off their shoes when they enter the guesthouse?
No because this is a large house really: guest house. This is not a hotel. if you do not wish to keep your shoes in the porch or cloakroom you are welcome to book a hotel.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
A bed and breakfast in London with a shoes off policy addresses the issue on its Frequently Asked Questions page: