House Rules

FOR YOUR INFORMATION
**Pre-approved dogs permitted in select cabins only! See Pet Policy Details Below**
**Please, No Smoking Indoors!**
**Check in time is no earlier than 3 pm. Due to Covid-19 we cannot allow early check-ins.
**Check out time is no later than 11 am. Please return keys to office upon departure so we can start our intense cleaning as soon as possible. Please do not checkout any later than 11:00 am.
**Gift Certificates expire 1 year from date of purchase.

A LIST OF THINGS WE PROVIDE:

~General: Firewood is sold at $5 a bundle. Firewood is in bundles outside of
your cabin. Fire starters are sold at office.
~No out of area firewood is permitted to be brought into the forest. Firewood must be purchased locally.
~Bedroom: Linens, pillows, blankets & bedspreads.
~Kitchen: Cooking & eating utensils, pots & pans, dishes, dish towel & dish cloth, scour pad, dish detergent.
~Bathroom: Toilet paper, hand soap and cloth bath mat.
**PLEASE BE SURE NOT TO TAKE ANY OF THE ABOVE THESE ITEMS HOME WITH YOU.

WE SUGGEST YOU BRING:

~General: Bath towels, toiletries, hairdryer & lawn chairs.
~Summer Stuff: Outdoor citronella candles, bug spray, sunscreen & beach towels.
~Winter Stuff: Slippers and a robe and warm outdoor clothing.

PLEASE NOTE : ANY OF THE ITEMS BELOW COULD CAUSE A CHARGE TO YOUR CREDIT CARD,
DEPENDING ON THE SEVERITY OF THE INCIDENT. 

NO REFUNDS THERE ARE NO REFUNDS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING EARLY DEPARTURES FOR ANY REASON, WEATHER RELATED POWER OUTAGES, OR ACTS OF GOD. You will forfeit your remaining nights and balance paid.

DAY GUESTS:
All day guests (visitors) must register at the office. If having daytime guests (visitors), there is a $5.00 charge per person. Day Guests (visitors) have a 3 hour time limit otherwise there will be additional charges. Day Guests (visitors) must leave by 8 pm and are not permitted to bring pets.

NO SMOKING:
 PLEASE, NO SMOKING IN ALL UNITS. Butts must be properly disposed of, not in the woods or on the ground. Excess Clean-up Charges will apply.

NO SHOW POLICY:
 Anyone making a reservation and does not show up for the reservation, will lose deposit and be charged for the full amount of the reservation.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
 Reservations made within 7 days of arrival must cancel within 1 hour of making the reservation to avoid charges. Departing early does not constitute a cancellation.
~After the first 24 hours of making the reservation (next day)…deposits are NON-refundable under any and all circumstances.

CHECKING IN-OUT:
 You have to check-in prior to receiving any keys to cabin. Make arrangements if you will be checking in after hours. Please have credit card and id ready when checking in.
~Please check-out on time or earlier. Late departure fee for anyone checking out past the 11:00 check out time. Check-in time is no earlier than 3:00 pm.

DOG POLICY:

~NO DOGS in Cabin 1 and Cabin 6.
~All dogs must be pre-approved prior to making reservations.
~Dogs are not permitted on furniture or in beds.
~Dogs are not permitted to be left alone in the cabin at any time, if you leave the cabin, the dog leaves with you.
~Please have your dog groomed so there is less shedding and no fleas and ticks. It is your responsibility to clean up after your dog, if it sheds.
~Please have your dog up-to-date with all shots. We require proof of vaccinations and a photo of your pet(s) to aid in finding any lost pet.
~Excessive barking, aggressive or threatening behavior will not be tolerated.
~No Aggressive breeds.
~All dogs MUST be registered with the Office and licenses, and inoculation records submitted if requested.
~All dogs must be on a leash at all times and no longer than six (6) feet when outside and under control of the handler.
~No dog may be tied outside unattended.
~Dog owners MUST pick up after their pets in all areas.
~Dogs must not disturb other guests with excessive noise or aggressive or threatening behavior.
~Dogs are not allowed at/or in any public gathering locations and are not allowed within the seating areas of these facilities. Dogs are NOT allowed in the office or playground area.
~PLEASE BE COURTEOUS, USE YOUR OWN AREA FOR DOGGIE BUSINESS, and CLEAN IT UP!
~The management reserves the right to prohibit any resident or guest from keeping a dog in the event that said guest fails to observe one or more of these rules.

PLEASE NOTE : ANY OF THE ITEMS BELOW COULD CAUSE A CHARGE TO YOUR CREDIT CARD,
DEPENDING ON THE SEVERITY OF THE INCIDENT. 

THEFT: There will be theft charges for anything missing from your unit. This includes but is not limited to bedding, bath mat, kitchen wares, and everything that we provide as a courtesy or decorative purposes and stealing of air conditioning or firewood.

DAMAGES:
 Property damages includes but is not limited to damage to the cabin or anything in the cabin, Broken or damaged furniture. trees (dead or alive), shrubs, graffiti, or defamation of property in any way, Do not break branches from trees (dead or alive.) NO HATCHETS OR AXES ARE PERMITTED ON GROUNDS.

CLEAN UP:
 Excessive clean up charges includes but is not limited to smoking in units, (smoking permitted outside) cleanup of cigarette butts other than in proper containers, dirty dishes, trash removal, pet hair removal or other excessive cleanup other than that of which is deemed a normal cleanup.

NO SMOKING:
 No Smoking permitted indoors, outside ONLY. Please use butt containers.

CONSERVE WATER:
 We are not on a public water system or sewage system. Well waters are unpredictable and can run low or out. We ask that you take short showers, (use water saver shower heads) never leave the water running and flush only when necessary. Flush only our toilet paper (Scott Brand). Everything else including CHARMIN and other toilet paper, tissues, napkins, paper towels, tampons and sanitary napkins must be disposed of in the trash! If these items are flushed they could back up the sewage into your cabin which you will be held responsible for the clean up.

TRASH REMOVAL:
 All trash is to be disposed of in the dumpster at the bottom of the driveway as you exit by cabin #4 and the chain MUST be re-hooked to keep the bears out.

QUIET TIME:
 11:00 pm to 8 am. Excessively noisy or uncontrollable persons will be removed by the police without refund. You will only be warned once.

EXTINGUISH FIRES:
 Candles, cigarettes, cigars, pipes or incense burners are NOT permitted inside the cabins. All fires must burned down or out before retiring for the night, before leaving on an adventure, or checking out. Always use protective screens for fireplaces even in your presence to prevent sparks from burning carpet or flooring.

NO DRUG, KEGS, LARGE AMOUNTS OF ALCOHOL:
We do not tolerate large groups of partying or underage drinking or drugs . All persons, individuals and groups,  intoxicated beyond control will be asked to leave or risk having state police intervention. This is a family oriented establishment. Please act as responsible adults. State Police intervention will occur.

CHILD SUPERVISION:
 Adults must always supervise their children at all times. This includes play time at the play gym. Provide your own babysitters. We are not babysitters and if children are found to be without parental supervision they will be sent back to their parents and will not be able to return without them. We want safety first. You are responsible for damages incurred by your (un)supervised children.

NO WEAPONS:
No discharging of any firearms including BB guns and pellet guns, rifles and shotguns or bow/arrows and sling shots on the grounds. No throwing of knives or axes at targets. Leave all weapons at home unless hunting. Keep them secured in the cabin or your vehicle under lock and key. Be sure they are unloaded and safety on at all times. 

NO AXES/HATCHETS:
We do not permit axes on the property due to excessive tree damage. We sell fire starters in the store or kindling (dead branches on the ground) may be picked. Do not break dead or alive branches from our trees. 

SPA RULES:
 Bathing Suits must be dropped off at office prior to you entering spa so that we can rinse excess soaps from them. Showers must be taken immediately prior to entrance of spa to remove dirt, oils, lotions and deodorants and anything else that could potentially contaminate the water. Do this at your cabin. Failure to follow these simple instructions, could cost you $100 to replace the water if it is destroyed by negligence.

You will be signing a copy of this document upon arrival and it will be your signed contract with Hominy Ridge. Charges can and will be a minimum of $50 but can go up to $500. 

Hominy Ridge owners…Paula and Andy

Respectfully enjoy your stay to the fullest! We appreciate your business!