All room rates are based on double occupancy and are subject to an 8% state sales tax and a 3% county tax. By law, we are not allowed more than 2 persons per room. The Fox and The Grapes has a 2 night minimum stay requirement at all times (this may change for Fox and Grapes wine dinners or winter promotions).
Registered guests are welcome to check in between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. We understand that often, events happen that are beyond our control. If you need to check in past 6 PM, please contact us before you arrive for specific instructions as self check in may be necessary. If you are arriving to the area and must have an early check in (before 4 PM), a non-refundable convenience fee of $50 will be added to your bill prior to check in. Any early check in request must be approved prior to your date of arrival by contacting us directly. (please note, not all requests can be accommodated).
Group Travelers: The Fox and Grapes is a facility that focuses on couples and individual travelers. Our indoor and outdoor spaces are designed to provide a relaxing and intimate environment, therefore, we do not accept groups larger than 4 persons and we do not offer accommodations for wedding parties or whole house rentals. If you are a group traveling together, please indicate on your reservation or by email.
Coolers are not allowed inside the property. A small refrigerator and wine chiller are available to you should you need to keep small items cold. Large quantities of beverages, including alcohol, prepared food items, etc. are not permitted due to space limitations.
Breakfast menus are prepared in advance but with prior notice, we generally can accommodate most food allergies. Please notify us at the time you make your reservation of any food allergies or dietary restrictions including vegetarian diets otherwise, we may not be able to accommodate your needs.
Please note, we are not a "cook to order" facility and menus are chef's choice.
For everyone's safety, and for liability reasons, only registered guests of the Fox and Grapes are permitted on the property. Guests are not permitted to accept or entertain their friends or family members who are not staying at the Fox and The Grapes.
The Fox and Grapes is an adult oriented property with few facilities geared towards children. As such, we cannot allow guests under the age of 18 years.
The Fox and Grapes is not able to offer your pets accommodations at this time but can recommend several boarding facilities nearby (Woodland Kennels in Burdett or Bed and Biscuit in Ithaca).
The Fox and Grapes has a resident dog, Guinness. He is not allowed on the 2nd floor or in guest rooms but does have run of the first floor and most of the property. Please use caution when entering the driveway.
Smoking is not allowed inside the house or on the decks, porches, or balconies. If you smoke, please do so in the yard or driveway and dispose of your butts properly.
Please come and go as you choose but the Fox and Grapes does enforce quiet hours from 10:00 PM until 7 AM, inside and outside. Please be considerate of other guests, neighbors and the innkeepers.
Rooms are inspected after guest check out. Damages to bedding, carpeting, flooring, or missing items will be billed to your card on file.
The burning of candles or incense or use of fragrance diffusers in guest rooms is not allowed.
We do not accept packages or mail on behalf of our guests. In the event you have packages sent here before your date of arrival, a $10 per day storage fee will be charged to your room, and we do not accept responsibility or liability for those packages.
Please be considerate of the next guest. Check out is by 11 AM.
Normal Cancellation Policy:
Changes or Cancellations (not including holiday weekends) received more than 14 days before your arrival date are subject to the following cancellation fees, per room:
$35.00 total for two nights booked;
$45.00 total for 3-5 nights booked;
$55.00 total for 6 or more nights booked.
*We offer flexible cancellation during winter months. Call us to book stays in February and March.
Otherwise, If your change/cancellation is received 14 days or less of your arrival date, the entire reservation minus sales tax (including gift certificates which were applied) is non-refundable. We are happy to refund your reservation if we can successfully re-book your stay to another guest, minus the applicable cancellation fee.
Cancellation Policy for Holiday Weekends: Cancellations received more than 14 days of your arrival for Memorial Day weekend, Labor Day Weekend and 4th of July, are subject to a cancellation fee of 50% of the total reservation minus sales tax. If cancelled 14 days or less of your arrival date, your reservation is non-refundable, minus sales tax.
We reserve the right to refuse service to any guest who violates our policies including eviction without refund.
Rates and promotions are not guaranteed and are subject to change or end at any time. Rate changes do not affect reservations already confirmed.
GIFT CERTIFICATES Fox and Grapes Gift Certificates and Gift Vouchers are Good for one year from time of purchase. Credit balances on gift certificates will remain until the date of expiration. Only 1 gift certificate may be used toward any 1 reservation. Gift Certificates cannot be used on existing reservations and are not refundable but are transferable, just call us.