Reservation Policies

GETAWAY LODGING HELPFUL INFORMATION AND POLICIES

Reservations of two or more evenings will be charged a deposit of $50 due at time of reservation. Reservations for one-night, only, will be charged the full balance due at time of reservation. Both are subject to Cancellation Policy below.

Check In begins daily at 3:00pm 

Check Out is daily by 11:00am

EARLY Check-In or LATE Check-Out may be requested by contacting us at stay@bythesideoftheroad.com.

ELECTRONIC ACCESS CODE

You will need a four-digit numerical code to unlock your door. An envelope addressed to you, will be attached to the door. Inside is a Welcome letter that contains your FOUR-DIGIT ACCESS CODE. Please take note and keep that number handy throughout your stay. 

PARKING


COZY COTTAGES: FITZGERALD COTTAGE – BERGEY COTTAGE – QUILL COTTAGE

Follow the driveway in front of the Manor House to access “Cottage Parking”, marked by a sign on the left. There are three spaces; ONE for EACH cottage. If you have additional vehicles, you may park on Glanzer Court, the street behind the Manor House. 


SPRING WATER COTTAGE STUDIO: MOUNTAIN LAUREL – WATER LILY SUITE

A PRIVATE DRIVEWAY is beside the POND; there is a small, lighted sign that says “Spring Water Suites” under a canopy-lit huge Elm Tree. To help you navigate, please know our large, vintage Manor House FACES THE POND and the SPRING WATER SUITES. Parking is limited to one spot per studio. One additional space available with permission.


RATES

Cottage and Spring Water Studio Rates are based on double occupancy (two guests) and furnished to accommodate this size party, only. Either one King or Queen-sized bed per cottage/cottage suite.


CANCELLATION/CHANGE DATE POLICY

After 48 hours of booking your reservation: should you cancel, your $50 deposit will be retained.

Within 14 days of your arrival date, 75% of your total reservation will be retained OR you may request a gift certificate for 100% of the reservation to be used at a future date.

Within 24 hours of your arrival date or No-Shows, 100% of the reservation will be retained.


Change of Date – Should you desire to CHANGE the date of your reservation outside the cancellation period, a telephone call is required in order to discuss availability and any applicable charges that may apply relative to the date change.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

If the National Weather Service recommends against travel on your route, we will charge your credit card for the balance due and issue a gift certificate equal to the amount of your full stay, to be used in the future, subject to availability.

FIREPLACES

Fireplaces are SEASONAL and in operation October 1 to April 30.

SMOKING, PET POLICY, CHILDREN

SMOKING: Restricted to porches and grounds 

PETS: No pets allowed. Outdoor cats on the property.

CHILDREN: We love children but Cottages are designed with couple retreats in mind.

EV CHARGING STATIONS

Available for an additional fee and with ADVANCE NOTICE to assure the station is UNLOCKED for your use.

For guest use only, we offer two types of EV charging:


  • TESLA Charging Station – located in the parking lot adjacent to Spring Water Cottage Suites (Water Lily Suite & Mountain Laurel Suite). You MUST book this accommodation to assure proximity to the TESLA charging station.
  • UNIVERSAL Charging Station – located in the parking lot adjacent to the three Luxury Cottages (Fitzgerald Cottage, Quill Cottage, and Bergey Cottage). You MUST book one of these accommodations to assure proximity to the Universal charging station.

USE OF PROPERTY GROUNDS

For GUEST USE ONLY we offer beautiful lawn & landscape, plus an inviting country-style pond for your enjoyment. We are not able to accommodate large gatherings & parties. Permits and restrictions on noise are subject to inspection and fine. Please respect this limitation while enjoying walks or “pond-sitting” during your stay.

ACCESSIBILITY

The Bergey Cottage is ADA approved, however it has limitations. Please inquire with us at (540) 801 0430 for additional details prior to booking your stay.

GUESTS’ RESPONSIBILITIES

Cottages are equipped to enable guests to prepare “light fare” and beverages during your stay. The wet bar sink is adequate for clean up after limited food and beverage prep. Guests provide their own meals and housekeeping. 


The Guest shall be liable for damage caused by his or her act, omission or negligence. If damage has occurred, By the Side of the Road Getaway Lodging reserves the right to charge the credit card, provided at the time of booking, a reasonable amount necessary to repair or replace such damage. Cleanup problems, beyond “reasonable wear or tear,” will be applied to the credit card at the rate of $100 per hour.

GIFT CERTIFICATES

Reservations must be made directly via telephone in order to redeem because online booking systems will require a deposit. Value of gift certificates is applicable to lodging tariff, only. Gift certificates/gift cards must be disclosed by identification number at the time of reservation and will not be accepted for redemption otherwise.