our policies

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

Cottage Policies

  • No smoking.
  • We regret that pets are not allowed.
  • The price for a two bedroom or deluxe two bedroom cottage is based on four guests and the price for a one bedroom cottage is based on two guests.
  • The maximum number of people allowed in a standard two bedroom cottage is five, a deluxe two bedroom is six, and a one bedroom is three.
  • Add $20 per night for each additional guest up to the maximum.
  • All overnight guests must be registered with management.
  • Parking is available for two cars maximum per cottage. Visitors may ask about additional parking at the front of the property for brief stays.
  • Use of the pool is for registered overnight guests only.


  • Summer reservations are accepted by the week only, from Saturday to Saturday.
  • We accept reservations for shorter stays in the spring and fall. We may require a three-night minimum stay.
  • Reservations may not be shortened after arrival.
  • We welcome requests for monthly or seasonal stays with plenty of advance notice.


  • A deposit of one half the rental amount is due at the time of the reservation.
  • Please make checks payable in U.S. funds to Cottage in the Lane.


  • Balance of U.S. funds due upon arrival, payable in cash, check or credit cards.
  • A 9% Maine Lodging Tax will be added.


  • 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 $25 service charge applies to all cancellations.

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.

Contact Us

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

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