The Fountain Inn Policies
Before you book...
Please have a look at our reservation policies and booking options.
We look forward to helping make your stay a comfortable and memorable one.
Please, don't hesitate to contact us with questions!
Bed & Breakfast
Our standard rates include a European-style continental breakfast each morning. Plenty of options are available, and we will accommodate dietary restrictions as much as possible.
Our luxurious amenities include:
- Private bathrooms en suite with towel heaters
- Lush bathrobes and slippers
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe for valuables
- Iron/Ironing board
- Central air conditioning
- Complimentary WiFi
- Afternoon tea and cookies
- Coffee and tea
- Off-street parking for overnight guests
Out & about
Check-in is any time after 3:00 pm and check-out is by 11:00 am.
If you will be arriving after 9:00 pm, please call us with your expected arrival time so that we can meet you and show you up to your room.
If you arrive in town prior to 3:00 pm you are welcome to park your car in our parking area and walk to town to enjoy downtown Ridgefield while you wait for your room to become available.
Deposits and cancellations
The full room rate (including tax) will be charged to your credit card at the time you make your reservation.
We do not accept reservations more than one year in advance.
In the event of cancellation, we will apply your payment to a future stay for up to one year from your original reservation. Last-minute cancellations made within two weeks or less will not receive credit for a future stay or receive a refund.
If you need to cancel your stay, please call The Fountain Inn and speak with an Innkeeper or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Voicemails are not valid.
Standard suite reservation
Everything is included in the price of your stay. The bathrobes are provided for your enjoyment while you are a guest. If they are missing from the suite upon your departure, the credit card on file will be charged $125/robe.
Connecticut Room Occupancy Tax = 11%.
Please note that The Fountain Inn provides breakfast and use of the common areas only to our overnight guests unless special arrangements are made. Your reservation does not include the use of any part or all of the house for wedding preparation, photography, or inviting extra friends/relatives/children without the prior consent of the owners.
Renting the first floor
The first-floor rooms can be rented for five-hour blocks for special events, wedding photography, conferences, and more! The Salon and the Dining room can comfortably seat 24 - 30 guests.
Please speak to Laurice Haynes directly about renting first floor rooms.
Smoking is not permitted in or out of doors at the Inn. Smoking, burning candles, or burning incense are not permitted in any of the rooms or common areas. If this policy is not honored, there is a minimum $250 charge to deodorize your room.
We have taken enhanced health and safety measures to offer a safe haven for you, our guests, and our innkeepers. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and those with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By visiting The Fountain Inn, you implicitly assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and its variant strains. Please help keep each other healthy. To keep everyone safe from exposure, please frequently wash your hands and exercise social distancing. We will follow CDC guidelines for mask use for vaccinated guests.
We will not enter your room for refreshing or cleaning during your stay. We feel this is best for you and for our staff.
Breakfast will be served from 8:00 until 9:30 each morning in the dining room. You are welcome to take your breakfast to the outdoor patio. Afternoon tea will be available at 4:00 pm.
Additional person: $75 per night includes an additional rollaway bed, breakfast, and all guest room amenities.
Children: For the privacy and relaxation of our adult guests, only children over the age of 12 are welcome.
Outdoor activities must conclude by 11:00 pm per local restrictions.
Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Televisions: We have excellent Wifi for streaming on your devices, but there are no televisions at the Inn.
Due to the historic nature of our property, we are not handicapped accessible.