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Policies at the Tandem Bike Inn Hotel

POLICIES

What do you get at the Tandem Bike Inn? How about all these things!

POLICIES

REVIEW THE POLICIES AT TANDEM BIKE INN TO ENSURE AN ENJOYABLE STAY

What do you get at the Tandem Bike Inn? How about all these things!

REVIEW OUR POLICIES TO ENSURE
AN ENJOYABLE STAY

MINIMUM STAY REQUIREMENTS

During peak season (May – October), a minimum two-night stay is required for all Friday and Saturday night reservations, as well as select weekends throughout the year. Additionally, a three-night stay is mandatory for Memorial Day weekend, Labor Day weekend, and Fourth of July weekend. See our rooms here.
For even more answers to questions, cruise over to the FAQ page.

CANCELLATION POLICY

We understand that plans can sometimes change. Our policies require any modifications or cancellations must be made at least 14 days before your scheduled arrival date for a refund. This is inclusive of any circumstance as we are a small family business and applies to both shortening your stay or canceling altogether. Please note that cancellations made within 14 days of the first day before your scheduled stay are non-refundable and cannot be applied as credit.

Cancellation or modification of group reservations or entire Inn bookings must be made at least 90 days (3 months) before your scheduled arrival date for a refund.

If you have any questions or need assistance with your reservation, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly. We’re always happy to chat and work with you to find the best solution for your needs.

 

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in time for guests is 3:00 PM, Check-out time is 11:00 AM. We do provide an early check-in and late check-out for an extra fee. See our add-ons for pricing.

PAYMENTS

To secure your reservation, a valid credit card is required at the time of booking and will be pre-authorized. Reservations lacking a valid payment method may be canceled. All payments must be made in U.S. funds. Checks and electronic app payments are not accepted. We will charge the credit card you provided at the time of your reservation.

 

OCCUPANCY

To ensure guest safety, our license allows limited capacity per room and for the entire property. Each room accommodates two (2) persons; certain rooms with single-person pull-out sofa beds may have a 3rd guest for an additional charge of $100 per night.

Exceeding room capacity by the number of guests listed in your confirmed reservation is not permitted. If you exceed room capacity at any time during your stay, you will be asked to leave and you will be charged for your entire scheduled stay. Only registered guests are allowed in guest rooms, hallways, common areas, and parking area.

AMENITIES (BEACH BADGES AND BIKES)

From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, The Tandem Bike Inn provides complimentary Belmar beach badges. You will find the beach badges in your room when you arrive.

We kindly ask that you leave them in the box provided in your room at the end of your stay. Your credit card will be charged $75 per lost or missing badge. 

Bikes are available for riding only for excursions of 1-3 hours between 7:30 am – 6:00 pm. Please do not take them for longer as they are shared by all guests.

Night riding is not allowed.

Use of TBI bikes and beach equipment are available upon request and for use at your own risk.

Do those corporate chain hotels offer these extra things? We think not. 🙂 For more info, head over to see the FAQ.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Self-serve Keurig coffee and tea are available 24 hours daily in the dining area. Homemade breakfast is served in the morning in the indoor dining areas or on the side porch tables weather permitting. Per our policies at the Tandem Bike Inn, please inform us of any dietary restrictions at least 48 hours before check-in.

HOUSEKEEPING

The Inn does not offer room freshening service during your stay. Fresh towels are available upon request. Simply place the towels you want to exchange in the white laundry basket provided and place them outside your door by 11:00 am, and we will return the basket with fresh linens. You can do the same with any trash you wish to have removed.

 

QUIET HOURS

To ensure a peaceful atmosphere for all our guests, we kindly request your cooperation with our policies in maintaining quiet both within and around the premises between the hours of 11:00 PM and 7:30 AM. Respectfully, please do not run Jacuzzi jets during quiet hours. Your consideration and understanding are greatly appreciated.

SERVICE REQUESTS

Your hosts are available 24 hours a day for any requests. Simply call the numbers listed in your in-room booklet and on the sign at the pantry door or ring the bell outside the pantry door. We want to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible so please do not hesitate to let us know if you need anything.

PARKING

Limited parking is available in our Inn lot on a first come basis for registered guests only. There is street parking around the Inn at no cost. The Tandem Bike Inn assumes no responsibility for damage or theft of any vehicles.

AGE REQUIREMENTS

Must be at least 21 years old to make a reservation and to check into a room.
We happily welcome children who are at least 15 years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian.

PETS

To maintain a comfortable environment for all our guests, pets of any kind are not permitted at Tandem Bike Inn. However, we would be more than happy to assist you in finding accommodations at a nearby hotel that welcomes pets and service animals.

SMOKING & OPEN FLAMES

This is a non-smoking Inn. There is no smoking of any kind inside or on the porch areas. There is an area at the back of the Inn by the parking lot with chairs and an ashtray for smoking.

For safety reasons, open flames are strictly prohibited under any circumstances. This is the most serious of all of our policies at the Tandem Bike Inn! In the interest of everyone’s safety, we DO NOT ALLOW candles or any open flame sources and incense burners while inside the hotel. If smoke odor is detected, a $300 cleaning and deodorizing fee will be applied per incident.

JACUZZI TUBS & DECORATIONS

To maintain the integrity of our Jacuzzi tubs and ensure optimal functionality, please refrain from using external bath products, including but not limited to bubble baths, bath bombs, and bath oatmeal. These products have the potential to cause damage to the Jacuzzi jets and stain the tubs. However, approved bath salts are available from Tandem Bike Inn upon request. Respectfully, please do not run Jacuzzi jets during quiet hours.

In regards to room decorations, we kindly ask that guests refrain from using live roses or flower petals. Instead, Tandem Bike Inn offers decoration packages that include silk flower petals to adorn beds, along with faux candles to create ambiance. For safety reasons, open flames are strictly prohibited under any circumstances. This is the most serious of all of our policies at the Tandem Bike Inn! Thank you for your cooperation in maintaining a pleasant and safe environment for all our guests.

GROUP MINIMUMS

For the comfort and enjoyment of all our guests, large groups are required to rent the entire Inn. Call for your group event today and we will customize a package to suit your needs.

Cancellation or modification of group reservations or entire Inn bookings must be made at least 90 days (3 months) before your scheduled arrival date for a refund. 

 

MILITARY DISCOUNT

In appreciation for your service to our country, we offer a 10% Military Discount. Please present your military card to receive the discount. Discount only applies to guests staying at the Inn. Thank you for your service!!

COVID 19 AND ILLNESS

Your health is our top priority, and we’re committed to a safe stay. We closely follow CDC and New Jersey guidelines on COVID-19. If you’ve had exposure or symptoms of illness, please refrain from visiting. By making a reservation, you agree to follow TBI rules, assume health risks, and release the Inn from related liabilities.

We have always provided exceptionally clean rooms and amenities for our guests. All bathroom towels, facecloths, and bathmats are removed and replaced between guests. All bedding, including sheets, pillowcases, shams, blankets, and bedspreads, are laundered between guests. To ensure maximum quality control and cleanliness, all laundry is done on the premises by the TBI family. We use disinfectant products that have been pre-approved and certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use against emerging viruses, bacteria, and other airborne pathogens. Housekeepers do not enter guest rooms during your stay.

For even more information about the Tandem Bike Inn, go to our FAQ page.

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