Please be aware of our policies before booking. As a small inn our policies are in place to protect ourselves as well as our other guests. We’re trying to fill a niche for people who appreciate a relaxed, classic beach experience. Our small 12 bedroom inn can’t possibly be perfect for everyone but as there are a large variety of lodging options on the Outer Banks we can help point you in the right direction if our space doesn’t fit your needs.
Check-In / Check-Out Policies
Check-In : 04:00 PM
Check-Out : 11:00 AM
We have A LOT of people ask about early check-ins but since that depends on a few variables (prior guest’s departure time, number of rooms turning over that day, state of the room, etc) we just can’t guarantee this an option. We can certainly make a note of it and let you in early IF we can. If checking in early is a priority we offer a limited number of guaranteed early check-ins (1pm) for a $50 fee. Please be sure to arrange this ahead of time if needed.
Deposit and Cancellation Policy
The first night’s deposit including tax is required at the time of reservation. If cancellations are made at least 10 days prior to scheduled arrival guests will be refunded their deposit less a $20 credit card processing fee. This fee cannot be waived because for each credit card transaction the credit card processing company collects a fee. When a refund is issued the credit card processing company DOES NOT refund their transaction fee.
Guests who do not cancel within this time will be charged for a one night stay plus all applicable taxes. An early departure may result in a penalty.
Also please remember, when in doubt, purchase travel insurance before your trip so that you are protected for travel related expenses should you need to cancel due to unexpected events.
We offer complimentary on-site parking. If you’re planning on bringing a vehicle that exceeds standard parking space length or width (monster trucks and or magic school buses match this description) please check with us before hand so that we can see if we have space for your vehicle.
Additional Room Guests
Our guests appreciate the quiet and calm that our inn offers as well as all of our complementary items that we provide. That quality is harder to offer when a higher number of guests than intended are sharing the space. All of our rooms have 1 king size bed, designed to accommodate 2 guests. Rooms 2, 3, 4 and 10 have queen sleeper sofas and can accommodate up to 4 guests. Children under 2 years of age are not included in occupancy total. If the guests in the room exceed the occupancy of the room there will be an additional charge of $50 per guest for each night – that might seem steep but we do this in order to discourage exceeded room occupancy.
Generally, we cannot guarantee a specific room number or location, although we will make every effort to grant requests.
Our inn is a smoke free establishment. Smoking (anything) in a designated non-smoking area is subject to a cleaning fee of $500.
We love dogs and are happy to have 2 rooms that can accommodate furry sidekicks. Rooms 2 and 3 are the only dog friendly rooms. A one time $75 cleaning fee per room applies. No more than 2 dogs allowed per room. Please read and sign the pet waiver before checking in.
You must be twenty five (25) years of age or older to reserve a room. Exceptions can be made with previous permission and a security deposit. Beach weeks bring a lot of underage groups to our area and when they are often times kicked out of their rental home, they come looking for any other option. Obviously not our target demographic! If you’re just a low key person/couple planning a fun getaway we’ll welcome you with open arms.
Weddings and Events
If you’re looking for a low key, relaxing and friendly space for your wedding party, guests or a retreat group please call for more information.
Severe Weather Policy
The same location and setting that makes the Outer Banks a beautiful destination is also what makes it susceptible to extreme weather events such as hurricanes. In the event of an evacuation of Corolla, you may cancel or move your reservation for no charge. If no evacuation is ordered and you decide you would rather reschedule your reservation, that will be done at no charge as well. If a mandatory evacuation is called guests MUST leave the inn and cannot stay during the storm. If a storm comes during your stay you will not be charged for your full stay should you need to evacuate. Please research before trying to enter Currituck County after an evacuation as re-entry is sometimes not permitted immediately for visitors. Please keep in mind this policy is for extreme weather. Rain and high winds are considered normal for our coastal environment and these are not conditions covered by our severe weather policy.