The Clear River Inn is proud to offer 25 comfortable rooms ranging from our affordable 2nd floor Standard Doubles & Kings, to our fully renovated 1st floor Deluxe Doubles & Kings, all the way up to our 5 fantastic suites. Our onsite tavern is just a few steps away, serving delicious food and drinks Tuesday - Sunday. A premier destination for any season - whatever your travel plans call for, we have you covered.
The Clear River Inn is not responsible for weather conditions, personal emergencies (including illness), or schedule changes.
GUEST ROOM & SUITE CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations are accepted up to 7 days prior to your check in date with no charge. Any reservations cancelled within 7 days before 4pm on the check in date will be charged one night's stay at the highest daily rate of the booking, plus taxes. Guests who cancel within 48 hours before check-in OR do not notify us that they will not be arriving will be charged the full amount of the reservation. There are no refunds for early departures.
OFF-SITE ACCOMMODATIONS (BARN DOOR LODGE/SKLARZHAUS) CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations are accepted within 48 hours of booking, or up to 14 days prior to your check in date with no charge. Any room reservations cancelled within 14 days before 4pm on the check in date will be charged 50% of the reservation, plus taxes. No refund will be given if the guest cancels within 7 days of check-in. There are no refunds for early departures.
SPECIAL EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY (As of January 2021): Guests will put down a 25% non-refundable deposit at the time of booking. If guests cancel outside of 7 days before their arrival, they will forfeit only this deposit and won't be subject to any other penalties. Cancellations within 7 days of arrival will be charged an additional 25 % cancellation fee (total of 50% of the stay is forfeited within 7 days). Cancellations within 24 hours of arrival will be charged in full and there will be no possible refund.
PAYMENT: All reservations and registration must be guaranteed with a valid major credit card. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover Card. Persuant to all credit card agreements, credit cards must be signed by the cardholder. Guests staying at the Clear River Inn will be charged a non-refundable deposit of a one night's stay 7 days prior to arrival. Guests staying in our off-site accommodations such as the Barn Door Lodge and Sklarzhaus will be charged a 50% non-refundable deposit 14 days prior to their arrival date. If the credit card is invalid, the guest will be contacted and will have 48 hours to provide a valid credit card before the reservation is canceled. In both cases, the remainder of the payment balance will be automatically charged to the card on file on the day of their arrival. If the guest wishes to pay with a different form of payment upon check-in, they are responsible for contacting the property at least 24 hours in advance. Cash (USD) payment is welcomed with a preauthorized credit card. All guests are required to present a valid major credit card and government issued photo identification even if guests are planning on paying the remaining balance in cash. We will hold your card information on file in the event any damages are inflicted upon the room. Checks and foreign currency not accepted.
RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE: The Clear River Inn is privately owned and operated. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason(s) that does not violate Federal or State laws. The Clear River Inn has a zero tolerance policy in which we will refuse to admit or refuse service or accommodation in our hotel or may remove a person, without refund, who refuses to abide by the reasonable standards and policies established by the State of Vermont and the owners for the operation and management of the hotel. The Clear River Inn will refuse service or evict a guest: for refusal or failure to pay for accommodations, is under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or any other intoxicating substance and acts in a disorderly fashion as to disturb the peace of other guests or is not in compliance with state liquor laws; acts in a disorderly fashion as to disturb the peace of other guests; is unable to properly supervise their children at all times, seeks to use the hotel for an unlawful purpose; seeks to bring into the hotel: an unlawfully possessed firearm; or something, including an explosive or hazardous or toxic substance, that is unlawful to possess and that may be dangerous to other persons; destroys, damages, defaces, or threatens harm to hotel property or guests; causes or permits persons to exceed the maximum allowable occupancy of room, refuses to abide by the reasonable standards or policies established by the Clear River Inn for the operation and management of our hotel.
DO-NOT DISTURB AND ACCESS TO ROOMS: To provide all of our guests with an exceptionally clean and safe hotel experience, we reserve the right to enter your guestroom for reasonable purposes, such as for housekeeping, maintenance, to verify that the room, its furnishings, and mechanical equipment are intact, or to address or prevent a violation of our Hotel Policy/House Rules. Hotel staff will normally knock and announce themselves before entering your guestroom, unless we believe that exigent circumstances exist. Please let the Front Desk know if you are a “Day Sleeper” or you are staying in the room due to illness. Management reserves the right to enter a room with a known status of “Do Not Disturb” in the event of an emergency, suspected illegal activity taking place, disturbing other guests, or damage being done to hotel property. In the event of suspected illegal activity, management reserves the right to summon law enforcement to aid in eviction. The right to privacy ends when a Hotel Policy/House Rule is broken. Law enforcement will be granted immediate access.
QUIET HOURS: 10:00pm to 9:00am.Televisions, voices, or other devices must be kept at a respectful low level at all times. Doors should be opened and closed quietly. Please be mindful while walking around out of respect to other guests on property.
DISCOUNTS: We do not offer discounted room rates for participation or employment in organizations such as AAA, AARP, government employees, etc.
CHILDREN: Well behaved children of all ages are welcomed. Children aged 17 and under stay for free when sharing a room with one or more paying adult(s), using existing bedding. As the parents, guardians, or chaperones of children you are personally and legally responsible for and must supervise them at all times. For safety reasons, please do not leave children unattended in guest rooms or allow them to roam the hotel property unsupervised.
MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: Room occupancy requirements are based on fire code/fire safety restrictions. Deluxe & Standard Double rooms maximum occupancy are 4 including a maximum of two children. Deluxe & Standard King maximum occupancy is 2 plus one child. The Deluxe Two Bedroom Suite maximum occupancy is 8. The Farmhouse Suite maximum occupancy is 5. If you exceed the maximum number of guests allowed, you will be asked to rent another guestroom for proper accommodations or vacate the hotel.
EXTRA PERSON CHARGE: Deluxe & Standard Double & King rooms have an included occupancy of 2 adults. The Deluxe 2-Bedroom Suites have an included occupancy of 8 adults. The Farmhouse Suite has an included occupancy of 5 adults. There is a $15 fee per extra adult, per night. If there are additional occupants not included in the original reservation, and/or not accounted for upon check-in, the guest who is responsible for the reservation is subject to a $15 fee per extra adult, per night.
LOST & FOUND POLICY: The Clear River Inn assumes no liability for lost, misplaced, stolen, or damaged valuables or belongings. If you discover that you have left behind something of value to you, please call us immediately (802)-746-7916 and we will try our best to assist you in locating your lost item. Lost & Found items are held for fourteen (14) days while we attempt to contact the guest. If guest contact information is incorrect or cell phone mailbox is full and we are unable to contact the guest during the fourteen (14) day holding period, the unclaimed item(s) are thrown away, given to local organizations, or disposed of accordingly by the Clear River Inn. If the guest would like a found item to be shipped back to them, the guest is responsible for shipping charges.
SMOKING POLICY: Smoking is not permitted in any rooms in the building and is illegal in the state of Vermont. You are welcome to step outside your door to smoke with the door closed. A cleaning fee of $250 will be charged to the guests card on file if there are any signs that the room has been smoked in.
CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT: Check in time is 4:00pm. Please notify us if you will be arriving earlier, however, we cannot guarantee that the room will be ready before official check-in time. Check out time is at 11:00am. Please place the "maid service" sign outside of your door when you leave so we know you have vacated the room. If you have keys, please drop your keys in the key drop off mailbox outside the front office upon your departure. If you require a late check out, please contact the front desk and we will do our best to accommodate your request.
PET POLICY: The Clear River Inn is a pet friendly hotel. We have Pet Free rooms available upon request but cannot always guarantee that they will be available at the time of the request. All guests MUST notify the front desk if they are checking in with a pet. If they fail to do so, they are subject to a $75 fee in addition to the $20 per night required pet fee.