General Information

Dining and Beverages
Breakfast is served in the oak paneled dining room every day from 8.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. with coffee available from 7 a.m.
Earlier breakfasts and special dietary requirements can be easily accommodated by prior arrangement.

A gourmet breakfast is the house specialty using naturally grown, free-range eggs, locally grown organic produce, home-made organic sausage patties together with the highest quality meat products from Edwards of Surrey, Virginia. Included each morning are home baked scones, locally roasted coffee and imported teas. Some of our specialties include; breakfast bruchetta, eggs florentine, asparagus or wild mushroom frittata, crispy bacon and gruyere omelets, potato cakes with smoked cheese and sage scrambled eggs, apple pecan pancakes, tipsy orange french toast and lemon ricotta blintzes with a blueberry coulis.


Breakfast is included for guests of the Main House and the Garden Suite only.

In addition to breakfast we provide self-serve coffee and tea making facilities, home baked treats, free snacks, a guest fridge with complimentary soda, and a water cooler.

Minimum Stay Requirements
During peak periods and holidays our suites require a two night minimum stay and our rooms require a two night minimum stay on weekends (in the same room).

Please contact us for one night stay availability as even during peak periods and holidays we may release available rooms for a one night stay. One night stays during peak
peak periods and holidays require full, non-refundable payment at the time of booking.

Check-in and Check-out
Check-in Time - 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. Outside of these hours can be accommodated by prior arrangement.
Check-out Time - 11.00 a.m. Late check-outs may be available for an extra fee.

Viewing our Property
Please contact us in advance to make a viewing appointment so we can ensure we will be available and the rooms are unoccupied and fully prepared.

Bridal Parties
Brides who are guests of the bed breakfast who would like their bridal party to prepare for the wedding in their room may do so only with the prior approval of the innkeeper (unless the bridal party are also guests of the bed breakfast) and may require an extra fee.

Professional Photography
Professional/Wedding photography is not allowed on the property without the express written permission of the innkeeper and may require an extra fee.

Smoking
The Henry Whipple House is a no-smoking facility. Ashtrays are provided on the porches for those people who wish to smoke. Anyone ignoring our no-smoking policy and smoking in their rooms will be charged an extra $250 service charge to cover extra cleaning costs.

Children
Your well-mannered children are welcome and our Carriage House Suites are particularly well suited for families with small children.
Cribs and cots are available on request.

Pets and Pet Allergies
We're sorry we cannot accommodate pets and do not allow pets to be left overnight in cars.
We have two cats who are not allowed in any of the guest rooms nor do they have access to The Carriage House as this is a separate building. They do have access to the public areas of the main house.

Payment Methods
We accept personal and traveler's checks, cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
We also accept American Express for an additional 2% processing fee.

Deposits
A fifty-percent deposit is required within seven days of making your reservation.
For certain peak periods -- including fall foliage, holidays, and special events -- these deposits are non-refundable.

Cancellation/Deposit Refund Policy
If you cancel your reservation:

Proper notification of a cancellation must be provided and a confirmation of cancellation obtained otherwise guest shall be responsible for entire stay.

Early Departure and Lost Keys

Damages and Breakages
Our rooms contain many antique furnishings and ornamentation which are valuable and delicate so we would be extremely grateful if you treat these with care. Unfortunately any damages or breakages must be paid for.




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