PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX BEFORE MAKING YOUR ONLINE RESERVATION. Please call Cathy at 607-243-7770 or 607-316-0069 for any clarification of policy if needed and if you reserve over the phone you will be sent an e-mail containing the policy to read and return that you agree.
Reservations require a two-night minimum stay ON WEEKENDS from May to November unless otherwise noted. There is a 3-night minimum required stay for HOLIDAY OR EVENT WEEKENDS. Examples of this would be Watkins Glen NASCAR weekends, vintage car events, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Concert Events.
PLEASE CALL Cathy at 607-243-7770 or 607-316-0069 for possible exceptions and last minute booking requests.
1922 Starkey House is opened year round except for certain Innkeeper holidays.
IMPORTANT: If you are making a reservation for others besides yourself, it is helpful to allow them to read our POLICY and fill in the comments section when reserving, make their own room choice, and input their own credit card information. Groups should be sure that all members have read and understand our POLICY.
PAYMENT – We accept traveler’s checks, cash, debit cards, Visa, Mastercard, or Discover credit cards. We do NOT accept American Express. We also accept 1922Starkey House Gift Certificates and Gift certificates issued by Finger Lakes Bed &Breakfast Association.
No deposit is required to reserve non-group, single-room bookings, however credit card information is necessary to secure a reservation and the total of charges or your stay including a 12% tax, will be billed upon your departure. Group reservations for four or five rooms require a 50% deposit unless decided otherwise by Cathy.
Cancellations for single room bookings are accepted with an advanced 10-day or earlier, prior E-mailed and call-confirmed notice to email@example.com and 607-243-7770. A $35 booking fee (per room/per night) will be charged (at the discretion of owner) if another future reservation date is not chosen at the time of cancellation.
GROUPS reserving four or five rooms must give a 30-day or earlier confirmed notice by E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and phone 607-243-7770 to request a cancellation. The 50% balance will not be charged however, the original 50% deposit is NOT refundable, unless another future date is reserved for all rooms involved. The owner reserves the right to consider each situation based on circumstances.
IMPORTANT: Last minute reservations made within 7 days of the first night’s stay will be FULLY CHARGED FOR THE ENTIRE RESERVATION, if cancelled.
PLEASE CALL Cathy at 607-243-7770 or 607-316-0069 for possible exceptions and last minute booking requests. 1922 Starkey House is opened year round except for certain Innkeeper holidays.
- The Innkeeper is present or available at all times.
- No use of kitchen area by guests. There is a shared guest refrigerator available.
- The staff will prepare only what is offered on the menu unless prior requests are made for dietary needs during the time of online reservation and noted in the “dietary restrictions” box.
- There are no laundry/cleaning facilities available to guests. A laundromat is located in Watkins Glen, about ten minutes away.
NO SMOKING or burning of candles or incense anywhere in house or porches; smoking only on grounds away from buildings. NO exceptions will be made.
- We welcome families with children over the age of 14.
- We cannot invite pets to stay at the house or grounds. No Exceptions. We love them but cannot accommodate them.
- If you own a business selling products or services please know that NO SOLICITATION to us or our other guests is permitted during your stay. Thank you for your courtesy.
Private and Secure
Your contact and credit card information is taken at the time of your reservation for purchases, inclusive packages, rooms, or other offerings at 1922 Starkey House Bed & Breakfast Inn. No information is ever passed on to other individuals for any other purposes. Card information is kept using a secure online reservation system and secure credit card processing company. Your card information is not accessible to us in full form except for the last four digits of the number.
We may share your name and phone number, but not card information, with a package partner such as a limo service or restaurant, but not with anyone outside the realms of your business here at 1922 Starkey House Bed & Breakfast Inn.
You may ask to have your contact and card information deleted from our booking system at any time after your stay, or if a cancellation occurs.