Reservations & House Policies


To receive our best rate and access to specials and packages, book directly with us through our web site or over the phone. 

We require a two-night minimum stay on weekends Memorial Day through Labor Day with a three-night minimum on holiday weekends.  Whole House (4+ rooms) require a two-night minimum stay. Please call us at 989-738-0361 to arrange and reserve your rooms.

Check-In & Check-out Times

  • Check-in: Between 4:00 and 7:00 pm on your arrival date. Please text when you are 20 minutes out. *If you will be arriving later than 7, please arrange with the innkeepers.
  • Early Check-in: Available with prior agreement, if possible $20.
  • Check-out: 11:00 am on departure date.  
  • Late check-out: May be available on a case by case basis if your room will not be occupied the night of departure -$20
  • Unauthorized late check-out $25


A valid credit card number is required at time of booking. No charge will be made until you check-in at which time your entire stay will be charged.  


Port Austin Bed and Breakfast is a small, bespoke inn and every reservation is important to us. We take care in preparing for your stay and planning your meals that accommodate dietary needs. Unlike a traditional hotel, your reservation means we have committed a unique room exclusively for you and cancellations greatly impact us.  

Private Trip Insurance is recommended in the event you may need to cancel your reservation.

Cancellation of individual rooms

  • More than 14 days prior to arrival – $25 Cancellation Fee
  • 14 days or less prior to arrival – You will be responsible for your entire stay unless we can rebook your room, in which case you will be charged a $25 Cancellation Fee
  • If you must leave once checked in - You will be responsible for your entire stay
  • Special Add On Packages: Not refundable

Cancellation of Multiple rooms (3) or Whole House Rental (4 or 5 rooms)by related or affiliated parties

  • More than 30 days prior to arrival - $25 per room Cancellation Fee for 3 room rental $125 Cancellation Fee for whole house rental
  • If you must leave once checked in - You will be responsible for your entire stay
  • Special add on packages – not refundable

Whole House Rental (4+) For Related OR Affiliated Parties

  • Reservations of 4 or more rooms require owner approval and a minimum stay of 2 nights
  • Whole house booking upgrade may be required for booking of 4 rooms
  • A 20% damage deposit may be collected on arrival date which will be refunded within 24 hours of departure upon room and building inspection
  • Groups may be required to sign an addendum agreeing to additional group requirements

*Note: It is the guests’ responsibility to disclose associated parties reserving 4 or more rooms. Failure to do so could result in a 20% upcharge, whole house rental fee or cancellation of your reservation.

House Policies

Number Of Guests Per Room

  • 1 -2 guests per room with the rate being the same for double or single occupancy.
  • Additional Guests cannot be accommodated at this time
  • All guests must be registered in advance.


  • To ensure the comfort of all our guests we are unable to accommodate pets.
  • We can help with Boarding - Please contact us. We will be happy to help you make arrangements at a local boarding facility.


Port Austin Bed and Breakfast is most suitable for adults however, in the event of a Whole House Rental, exceptions may be made.

No Candles

Candles are not permitted in guest rooms. Please let us know if you would like battery operated flame candles in your room.

Rates, Taxes & Fees

  • Rates are subject to change and may vary based on the day of the week, holiday or special events.
  • Posted rates do not include 6% Michigan sales tax or $2 per room night Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association assessment.

Guns & Weapons

Port Austin Bed and Breakfast is a weapon-free zone.  Please leave weapons locked and secured in your vehicle.

Outside Guests

  • Our registered guests are welcome to bring 1-2 guests to the inn to enjoy our common areas and grounds with innkeeper permission.
  • Only registered guests allowed on the second floor.
  • Outside guests are expected to act respectfully toward the home and other guests. Any disruptions may result in your guests being asked to leave.


  • Smoking or vaping of any substance is not permitted in the house. Smoking of any substance is not permitted on the covered porch.
  • Vaping allowed in all outdoor areas as long as other guests are not bothered by it.
  • Ashtrays available for patio
  • A $200 cleaning fee will be assessed for guests who smoke in the house or their room.

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