Policies & Information

Learn More About Your Stay at Northern Dream B&B

We look forward to your visit to Northern Dream Bed & Breakfast and want you to have a pleasant stay.
To help prevent surprises, please take a look at the policies before you arrive.

Please Note: All guests must be at least 21. (Our guest rooms and common spaces are not suitable for infants or children. Thank you for your understanding toward other adult guests)


To reserve a room at Northern Dream Bed & Breakfast, you may:

  • Reserve online by following the “Book Now” link

  • Call us toll free at (231) 271-8309 between 9am-6pm EST

  • Reservations must be secured with a valid credit card. 

  • We accept all major credit cards. (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover)

  • All gift card cards, coupons, vouchers, and/or gift certificates must be declared at time of booking.

  • Reservations called in require pre-payment by credit card.

Room Info & Rates:

  • Rates include a full breakfast each morning of your stay.

  • Complimentary coffee, tea and snacks are available throughout the day in our dining room.

  • Rates also include free Wi-Fi, daily housekeeping and on-site management. All rates are quoted per room, single or double occupancy.

  • Most weekends require a two-night minimum.

  • Two of our guests rooms accommodates a maximum of two (2) adults. One guest room can accommodate up to 4.

  • Group rates are available upon request and availability (upper level sleeps up to 10 persons)

  • Please Note: All rooms are located on the second floor of the residence. 

  • Rates are subject to 6% sales tax.

  • All rates are subject to change.

  • As a courtesy to all guests and residents, we ask for a Quiet Time of 11 p.m.

  • Northern Dream is a Smoke-Free, Pet-Free environment.


Check-In is between 4:00pm - 6:00pm OR 6:00pm-8:00pm EST. (We generally cannot accept arrivals before 4:00pm EST.) 

Check-Out is 10:00am EST. the morning of your departure (We regret we generally cannot accommodate late check-outs and a $50/hr late check-out fee may be assessed)

If you will be arriving after 8:00pm EST, please indicate your expected arrival time in the notes when making your reservation or call us in advance if that time changes. Please note: Being aware of late arrivals helps us accommodate and expedite your access to the B&B.


Early Check-In/Late Check-Out Fees - $50.00

  • Early Check-In (between 2:00pm - 4:00 pm)

  • Late Check-Out ($50 per hour - up to two hours. After 12:00 noon another day at the existing room rate will be charged)


Breakfast is served 8:30am - 9:30am. With 24hr advance notice, we are happy to arrange an earlier time for your breakfast.

Check out is 10:00am EST. 

PLEASE NOTE: Northern Dream B&B cannot accommodate late departures on Sundays.

Commons Area

The Commons Area on the second floor is open for all guests.

There is cable TV, a comfortable living room area for relaxing and reading, and a beautiful west-ward view over the Leelanau/Tart Trail.

We ask that you are courteous to other guests and end all commons area activities and television watching by 11 p.m. for House Quiet Time.


Outside Guests and Events:

If you are staying with us while you are attending an event (wedding, wine tastings, etc...) or visiting friends/family, please know that access to and occupancy of the B&B are exclusive to paying guests of the B&B. Please plan to meet other area guests, friends or family at off-site meeting areas (restaurants, wineries, pubs, beaches, etc...) This is a courtesy for the privacy and safety of all B&B guests. 

Cancelations & Changes:

A cancellation fee of $50 will be charged for any cancellation request received from the time of reservation up to, and including, 14 days before scheduled date of arrival. 

Changes made to a reservation within 14 days of arrival are subject to a $50 change fee.

Cancelations for reservations must be made by phone or by email 14 days prior to arrival date to avoid loss of funds (less a $50 processing fee).


Cancellation notice received:

More than 14 days prior to arrival date - will receive deposit/payment refund less $50 processing/handling fee. 

Within 2-14 days before arrival date - result in forfeiture of 50% of reservation plus $50 processing/handling fee.  

Within 2 days of arrival date - will be charged 100% of reservation (no refund)

Cancelations Due to Covid

Cancelations due to Covid related illness are first offered a rescheduled booking, or Gift Certificate of equal value to the booking being canceled. (both rescheduling and redeeming a gift certificate are based on availability) 

Cancelations for:

Group Bookings / Holidays / Special Events (Winery, Weddings and/or others) - Changes or cancellations must be received 30 days prior to arrival. No refunds within 30 days of arrival.

Changes fall under the group cancelation policy and are subject to fees/availability of the requested change.

Early Departure/Shortened Stay - No discounts or refunds for shortened stay after arrival.

No Shows will be charged 100% of reservation.

Last Minute Bookings - 2 days or less - require full payment at time of booking and are not eligible for any refund


Gift Certificates:

Please contact us directly at 231-271-8309 to purchase a gift certificate. To redeem a gift certificate, contact us for availability/rates. (We may ask you to provide credit card information when making your reservation, but your card will not be charged unless cost exceeds the value of the certificate.) Changes or cancelations when using a Gift Certificate may be subject to cancelation fee, and a 50% re-booking fee.

Gift Certificates are sold for the cost of a stay, there are no cash refunds when redeeming gift certificates.


  • To purchase a gift certificate for use at Northern Dream Bed & Breakfast, Please call us directly at (231) 271-8309.



Northern Dream B&B is a Pet-Free environment. (If you arrive with a pet, check-in will be allowed after you find a kennel for your pet. If you choose not to use a kennel, or there are none available, your cancellation will result in deposits and/or payments being forfeited and non-refundable.


Smoking, open flames:

Per Michigan state law and our insurance restrictions, there is no smoking or any open-flame candles allowed in guest premises of Northern Dream Bed & Breakfast. A $300 cleaning fee will be assessed for violation of this policy.


Damages/CleanUp Fees:

Fees start at $300 per affected room for Smoke, Fire, Rowdy Behavior, Damaged Linens, Carpet/Goods, etc.

By making a reservation with us, the guest agrees that we reserve the right to make a charge to the guest’s credit card for any damages to our property caused by the guest


Northern Dream Bed & Breakfast takes your privacy very seriously.  Information collected is not shared and is only used to provide guests with information regarding their reservation.