our policies

Please review our policies before sending us your reservation request. Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Guests and Grounds

  • The price for a two-bedroom or deluxe two-bedroom cottage is based on four guests. The price for a one-bedroom cottage is based on two guests.
  • A maximum of three people may stay in a one-bedroom cottage, five in a two-bedroom cottage, and six in a deluxe two-bedroom cottage.
  • Add $20 per night for each guest above the standard occupancy up to the maximum.
  • All overnight guests must be registered.
  • Parking is limited to two cars per cottage. Visitors may ask about parking near the office for brief stays. Boats, trailers and RVs are not allowed.
  • Use of the pool is for registered overnight guests only.
  • Quiet hours are from 9:30 p.m. until 8 a.m.
  • We do not accommodate large groups or parties.


  • No smoking or vaping is permitted in the cottages, on porches or at the pool or playground.
  • We regret that pets are not allowed.

Check-In / Check-out

  • Check in: 4:00 p.m.
  • Check out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Please adhere to these times to allow us ample time for cleaning.


  • Summer reservations are accepted by the week only, from Saturday to Saturday.
  • We accept reservations for shorter stays in the spring and fall with a three-night minimum.
  • We welcome requests for monthly or seasonal stays with plenty of advance notice.


  • A deposit of half the rental amount is due at the time of a reservation.
  • The balance is due upon arrival, payable by cash, check or credit card. Make checks payable in U.S. funds to Cottage in the Lane.
  • A 9% Maine Lodging Tax will be added.
  • We may require a security deposit or decline future reservation requests if cottages are left in a state that needs excessive cleaning or repairs.

Cancellations AND REFUNDS

  • A six-week notice of cancellation is required for a refund.
  • For cancellations within six weeks of arrival date, the deposit will be refunded only if the cottage is re-rented for the same amount of time.
  • A $50 service charge applies to all cancellations.
  • We do not offer refunds for early departures.

Contact Us

Cottage in the Lane
84 Drakes Island Road
Wells, ME 04090

t: (207) 646-7903
e: info@cottageinthelane.com