For your convenience, we have provided our motel policies for your review while planning your stay at The Stamford Motel.
Seasonal Schedule: January - March weekends are busy, as well as, Presidents week. April thru mid May is mud season. Mid May thru June we are busy with weddings on the weekends. July - August is quite busy. September primarily weekends are busy. October is very busy with fall foliage. A few weekends in November are busy. Early December is slow and the bulk of the business is Christmas week.
Confirmation: We will e-mail, give a phone confirmation, mail or fax you a confirmation as soon as we receive your deposit. Should you not receive a confirmation, it is your responsibility to contact us to ensure we have correct information on file. We make every effort to honor your room request, but very occasionally unforeseen circumstances might require room reassignment.
Cancellations: We are a small business and cancellations affect us significantly. We will gladly refund your money if you cancel your reservation more than 14 days prior to your arrival, less a $40 cancellation fee per room. Refunds for cancellations made within 14 days of arrival, or before scheduled departure date, are given if we are able to re-rent the room. If any full or partial cancellation or change of dates is made within 14 days, regardless of the reason, you are financially responsible for the entire reservation, unless we can re-book your room. Please note you are always welcome to send a friend or family member in your place. Reservations for both the summer VSF horse show weekday and weekends, as well as, Christmas/New Years Week are subject to a six-week cancellation period and $50.00 cancellation fee. Extended stays of five nights or longer between July 1 and October 15 will be subject to a 30 day cancellation policy. Groups occupying five or more room nights are also subject to a 30 day cancellation policy.
Deposit: A full deposit is required on all one-night stays. A 50% deposit is required on multiple night stays. You may use a credit card for your convenience which can be charged the day you make your reservation.
Payment: Payment of your balance is due upon check-in. We accept VISA, Master Card, and Discover. Cash is also welcomed. Current Vermont and Town taxes apply and are subject to change.
Minimum Stays: Minimum stays may be required during peak periods. We have a two-night minimum stay on most summer weekends and holidays.
Policies: For the comfort and safety of our guests we are a non-smoking motel, we don’t allow smoking at the restaurant or by the fire and have no facilities for pets.
Pet Policy: We do allow pets in certain rooms. We have an additional $40 pet fee for your stay.
Internet Access: Wireless internet access is available for any guest traveling with their laptops.
Telephones: Telephones are available in each room.
Additional Charges: All rooms are quoted at double occupancy rate in order to provide you with the best rate, for an extra person you will be charged $20 per night per person, which is to cover the cost of linens. Cots can be set up. You will be held responsible for any damages to our property beyond those incurred with normal use. If smoking cigarettes or marijuana is suspected, you will be charged $250 for the cleaning of all upholstery, carpeting, and draperies. Groups reserving five or more rooms or guests reserving for more than four nights will be subject to a $2.00 per room per night gratuity.
Check-in/out: Check-in is between 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM. At times special arrangements can be made for early check-in we need at least 1 day prior notice. Special arrangements for late check-ins can be made if we are contacted ahead of time. If you plan a later arrival, please contact us for instructions. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
Office Hours: Office hours are usually 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM – 8:30 PM (We close earlier in the quiet season) as well as. Special arrangements can be made with us if guests are arriving after the office closes. Kindly let us know if you are delayed.
Restaurant: We serve breakfast and dinner with limited hours. During the busy season the restaurant is open 6 days a week and normally closed on Monday. Off season the hours vary. Off season begins October 20 and normally goes until June 20. We do go away at times and when we do the restaurant will be closed those days. Please contact us ahead if you need to know if the restaurant will be open or closed.
Unfortunately we do not control the weather there are other activities to do in Vermont around your planned vacation if the weather is an issue, please feel free to ask us for options we are happy to help.