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Guest Guidelines for Our Elegant North Fork Long Island Accommodations

Check-in is at 3:00 PM. Check out is at 11:00 AM.

If you will be arriving after 3 PM check-in, please let us know in advance, so that we can cover your welcome to Quintessentials.  Rooms will be held until 6:00 PM unless prior alternative arrangements are made. Guest’s failure to check in by 6:00 p.m. on the day scheduled will be treated as a cancellation of reservation within 14 days, in which case there is no refund.

deposit of 50% of stay is required to hold your room at our North Fork Long Island accommodations. For one night, the full amount is required. We process the deposit upon making your reservation.  Full amount/balance is required 21 days prior to your arrival date.  If your travel plans change and you must cancel your reservation, please call us at least 21 (twenty-one) days prior to your arrival date for a cheerful refund of your deposit less a $65 processing fee.  For weddings and groups of 3 rooms or more, cancellations prior to 30 days will receive a cheerful refund of deposit, minus a $75 cancellation fee per room. We suggest that you take out travel insurance, in case you must cancel.

Quintessentials Bed & Breakfast & Spa is a small property where every guest reservation made is both important and special to us. In the unlikely event that you must cancel with less than twenty-one (21) days’ notice, shorten your stay, or check out early, (less than 30 days, weddings and other groups) please understand that we must ask you to take responsibility for your entire reservation. If we can re-book your room(s), a refund will be made, less one (1) night’s rate, per room. No refund for a 1-night booking.

For weddings and other groups of 3 rooms or more, cancellations prior to 30 days will receive a full refund of deposit, less one (1) night’s rate, per room.  We suggest that you take out travel insurance, in case you must cancel.  Please refer to our policies on the website.

All rates at our North Fork Long Island accommodations are for single or double occupancy. New York Sales & Hotel Taxes are additional. Deposits and/or payments by check must be guaranteed with a valid credit card.   If you arrive between 1:30 pm and 3 pm, we cannot guarantee your room will be ready, but we will be happy to check your bags and send you off to lunch or sightseeing. We cannot attend to guests checking-in before 1:30 PM, as we are taking care of the registered guests.  No-shows, late check-ins and early check-outs are responsible for payment of the entire reservation and all spa services booked. Guest agrees that proper notice for cancellation will be given by acknowledged e-mail, telephone or text message.
For clarity sake: if a room is reserved for 3:00 p.m. 6/29, 21 days before arrival is 3 pm 6/08. A full refund is allowed if notice of cancellation is given before 3:00 p.m. 6/08, less a $65 per room cancellation fee.

2-night minimum stays from May to November.
3-Night minimum stays required on holidays, including Memorial, Independence, Labor, Columbus, and Thanksgiving and some special event days.

Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night only reservations (if available) is subject to a surcharge. Please call Quintessentials to inquire.  Parking is on premises.

Spa services are available at Quintessentials Spa.  Please click on this link to review our menuhttp://quintessentialsinc.com/spa/spa-menu-packages/

Spa services booked must be cancelled 7 days in advance to avoid a 50% cancellation fee. There is no refund for spa services cancelled within 48 hours.

Gift Certificates, Gift Items and Gift Baskets are available for all occasions at the B&B and the Spa. (Overnight delivery available).  Gift Certificates are not redeemable for cash. They are redeemable for lodging or Quintessentials spa products or services. Please check the expiration date on Gift Certificate.
A 20% service charge is applied to all group bookings (three people and more) for spa services. A 5% service and gratuity charge are applied to group bookings for lodging. The staff appreciates your gratuities.  Rates and policies are subject to change and vary during high impact periods and for some special requests.

Quintessentials is a non-smoking house. You may smoke in the Garden or on your deck with the doors closed. Guest smoking in the rooms credit card will be charged an extra night’s fee while we return the room to a non-smoking status.

Technical-computer-internet glitches do occur, though rarely.  We are sorry in advance for any inconvenience, but we have no control over when the glitch occurs.  We will do our best to help sort out any glitches.

The Fire House nearby sounds a 7- second alarm on the North Fork and the Hamptons every day at 6 PM. Sometimes, it goes off if there is an emergency. We are sorry in advance for any inconvenience, but we have no control over when emergencies will occur.

Supervised children, 12 years or older, are welcome mid-week and some weekends. Since some weekends are not suitable for children, the supervising adult must inquire first. Regretfully, we cannot accommodate any pets. We will gladly set up boarding nearby.

Mention specials to get value. Some Specials, Promotions, Coupons and Gift Cards cannot be combined and are not valid on Holidays, Holiday Periods/Holiday Weekends, or for Third Parties. When making reservations, please announce at the beginning, if redeeming Gift Certificates to pay for spa or lodgings.

Third Party Gift Cards
Quintessentials accepts Bed and Breakfast.com Gift Certificates, November through April -except holidays, towards payment for lodging for the cost of 1 night’s stay at regular season rate, less taxes.  Guess must book a minimum of 2 nights and mention when making a reservation that they are using a Gift Card to pay part of their lodging costs. Guests are responsible for paying all necessary taxes. Cannot be used with any other promotions, specials, or Gift Certificates. Guests can use up to 3 Bed and Breakfast.com Gift Cards towards payment of their last night’s stay. Suggest guests read Bed and Breakfast.com Gift Card policies on their website.  Third Party Site Booking rates, promotions and conditions are as stated on Third Party sites and cannot be combined with other promotions or specials.    Quintessentials B&B’s policies take precedent.

Ask about Quintessentials Specials & Packages: Spa, Elopement Wedding, Honeymoon, Anniversary, Birthday, Mid-Week, Golf, Fishing, Group and Business packages.

Please inform us if you have any dietary restrictions.  Rates include a full brunch-breakfast, afternoon refreshments, bottled water, and snack basket in your room.By popular request and for our guest’s relaxation and enjoyment, Breakfast is served each day at 9:45 am. Coffee and Tea are served to begin at 8:15 am, and Afternoon Refreshments starting at 3 pm. Make yourself a cup of regular or herbal tea in the dining room, at our 24-hour Tea Bar.

Enjoy many delightful area activities, shopping, and restaurants. Call us for restaurant recommendations.  We heartily recommend – Noah’s (631-477-6720), Frisky Oyster (631-477-4265)  and American Beech (631) 477-5939) in Greenport.  The North Fork Table (631-765-0177) and Allure (631) 876-5300 in Southold.  Nearby Quintessentials in East Marion, the Hellenic (631) 477-0138, serves amazing grilled fish and roasted vegetables. In New Suffolk/Cutchogue, Legends (631)-734-5123 is on the waterfront with a sports bar.

Click on the link http://www.liwines.com/wineries/   to know what’s on at the scores of wineries on the weekends and get the schedule for the annual Long Island Wine Country Winter Music Festival.  We recommend several vineyards including Lieb, Lenz, Macari, Osprey, Peconic Bay, Martha Clara, Sparkling Pointe, The Old Field, and Sannino Bella Vita.

Let us take care of you.  We are pleased to fill your requests and answer your questions. innkeeper@quintessentialsinc.com Phone 631-477-9400. Cell 917-696-7968

Thank you for your reservation! We wish you a pleasant stay.

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