Availability, Rates and Reservations
- Check availability and reserve online anytime – the system is always completely current and provides our best rates. We want to be sure that your experience at Ellwanger Estate, from booking through your stay, is nothing short of perfect, so we believe the only way to ensure a great experience is provide our guests with direct access to us.
- A two and three-night minimum stay is the weekend norm throughout the year. We are happy to help with shorter stays so please call us about one night stays and same-day reservations and we will do our best to accommodate your requests.
- Room rates are for single or double occupancy and are subject to NYS sales tax at 8%, and Monroe County lodging tax, currently 6%.
- Room rates always include full gourmet breakfast, and a host of other perks and benefits as our guest – parking, wireless internet, afternoon snacks, and local concierge service are all included. The view is priceless!
- Sleeping accommodations: are for registered guests only. If you wish to bring visitors during the day, please make the proprietors aware of this prior to the arrival of your guest. Please, no more than 2 visitors per guest and no overnight-unregistered guests.
- Children: The Ellwanger Estate seeks to provide a quiet, restful, and romantic environment best suited for adults. However, accommodations are available for children 8 and older, with well-behaved parents. We will accept children under 8 y/o with total house rental. Additional guest fee for greater than 2 guests in a room, applied at $50/per person/per night- including babies).
- Pillow Menu is complimentary and is online when making your room reservations. Please DO NOT bring your own pillow from home! We will make every effort to provide a wonderful sleep.
- *NEW*Accessibility: We now offer “The Library” guest room on the 1st floor. Please note that access to all other guest rooms requires the use of stairs.
- Pets: Out of courtesy to our guests with allergies, we can not accommodate pets. However, the Guest house next door is pet friendly, up to 2 dogs, max wgt 30#.
- This is a drug free establishment: no illegal or recreational substances are permitted on the grounds or in the home at any time. Any person under the influence or known to be in possession on the property will be asked to depart at the proprietor’s discretion. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.
- Firearms are not permitted: on the grounds or in the home at any time.
- Ellwanger Estate is a NON-SMOKING property inside and out, and your complete cooperation is appreciated. The use of any item that burns such as candles or incense is not permitted. Evidence of smoking in rooms may result in cleaning charges that start at twice your nightly room rate.
- WiFi: The Ellwanger Estate provides complimentary high-speed wireless internet access throughout the B&B.
- CHECK-IN is 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM. If you anticipate a late arrival (after 7 pm) please call 24 hours ahead to make special arrangements.
- CHECK-OUT is always by 11:00 AM and parking is available after your stay to enjoy local activities. Late checkouts are available at times and are $40 per hour or any part of an hour per room.
- Breakfast: A four-course breakfast is served daily in our dining room. Help yourself to fresh, hot strong coffee, tea, cocoa, and juice. Seating times are at 8, 8:30, 9, and 9:30 AM. Light fares and Grab & Go breakfasts are available. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions or food dislikes when you make your reservations. Note: Please do not bring in take-out food.
- Damages and Liabilities: Guests will be charged for damages to B&B property that may have occurred while said guests were having too good of a time, or resulting from negligence, recklessness or misuse. Cosmetic towels are provided for makeup removal and other colorful clean up jobs for your convenience.
- Cancellations: A deposit equal to one night’s stay (plus 14% tax) per room is charged to guarantee your reservation. A larger deposit may be necessary for stays of 5 nights or more. We accept Visa or MasterCard. Your balance is due upon arrival at the inn: Yes CHECKS are PREFERRED & APPRECIATED! Also Cash, VISA & MC accepted.
- For stays booked within three days of arrival, the full amount of a stay will be collected at the time a reservation is made.
- As an independently owned and operated inn, we do not overbook our accommodations – each reservation is made for specific dates, room(s), and number of guests, and we are expecting you. Cancellations and changes made with short notice impact us significantly.
- We understand plans can change and we will do our best to move your reservation or assist with a cancellation. While we have the most lenient cancellation policy we know of for a B&B, we do ask for your assistance in the event you need to change your plans. After your reservation is confirmed, cancellation notice is required 14 days in advance of your arrival date to obtain a refund of your deposit, subject to a $35 cancellation fee.
- With less than 14 days notice we can only refund your deposit if we are able to sell the room to other guests for all nights reserved, and you are responsible to pay for any nights that could not be rented to another party. We do our best to refund deposits and ask that guests give us as much notice of cancellations as possible.
- The cancellation policy also applies to changes in your arrival or departure date that result in a shorter stay. Refunds are not provided for late arrivals or early departures, again, unless we are able to fill the vacancy.
- Reservations over major holiday periods or any other special event period (to include all Federal holidays, Lilac fest, peony weekend, Jazz fest, all graduations, L/PGA, and Meloria weekend) are NON REFUNDABLE if cancelled less than 30 days prior to a stay. Full House rentals require 45 days cancellation notice and have a $200 cancellation fee. Due to the difficulty in rebooking rooms at the last minute, it is necessary for us to enforce this policy. If you have any concerns about having to cancel, we recommend you look into travel insurance. Thank you for your understanding.
- Gratuities: In response to inquires from our guests, please note that staff members are permitted to accept gratuities. Gratuity recognition is welcome for exceptional service from any of our staff members or service teams.
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