Luxury Bed & Breakfast featuring four exquisite guest suites, each with private bathroom. Lakefront property spread over nine acres boasts numerous moss-covered live oaks. Public rooms include Grand Parlor, Garden Parlor, Billiard Room, Pharmacy Bar, Tea Room, Breakfast Room and Solarium Pool.
Property Name: Della Belle Bed and Breakfast
Address 1: 1301 Shell Beach Drive
City : Lake Charles - Louisiana
Postal Code : 70601
Contact Name: Kathryn Hoffpauir
Phone: 1(337) 802-6228
Check-In / Check-Out Policies
This property has the following check-in and check-out times and policies.
Check-In: 3:00 PM
Check-Out: 12:00 PM
Property and Cancellation Policies :
Upon booking areservation, you have 48 hours to cancel/change with no penalty. After thefirst 48 hours, cancellations or changes will result in the forfeiture of your50% deposit. If a cancellation occurs within 14 days of your arrival date, theentire balance of your stay will be non-refundable andnon-transferable. No refunds will be given for late arrivals orearly departures.
Terms and Conditions
Arrival and DepartureCheck-In: 3:00pm – 8:00pm CSTCheck-Out: before 12:00 noon CSTChecking in: We will make every effort to have your accommodation ready between 2:00-4:00pm but check-in delays may occur during peak rental times. We appreciate your patience and ask that you have alternate plans should delays take place. If you will be arriving after 6:00pm you must notify the office at least 24 hours in advance to make arrangements for a late check-in. No refunds will be given for late arrivals or early departures.Check-out Policy: Check-out is 12:00 noon CST. There may be a penalty fee charged for late departures. However, if you need extra time or a late check-out, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.Online ReservationsReservations made through our website are subject to review. If your reservation is made outside of the required booking guidelines (i.e. arrival day and length of stay), a vacation specialist will contact you to discuss options to correct your reservation.Rates and Nightly MinimumsAll rates, fees and policies are subject to change without notice. Rates are subject to 10.45% tax (4.45% state tax and a 6.0% local tax), Advance Deposits and PaymentsDella Belle Bed and Breakfast requires a 50% deposit when making the reservation. We will process this deposit by use of Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Personal checks will not be accepted. The remaining balance (50%) will be due 14 days prior to the date of arrival and will be charged to the credit card on file unless other payment arrangements have been approved by Della Belle Bed & Breakfast. If the remaining balance is not effectively paid 14 days prior to the date of arrival for any reason, Della Belle Bed and Breakfast may consider your reservation cancelled and may retain the 50% deposit as a cancellation fee. If your reservation is made within 14 days of your arrival date, payment in full will be required at the time the reservation is made. There will be no refunds for no-shows.Cancellations and Changes Upon booking a reservation, you have 48 hours to cancel/change with no penalty. After the first 48 hours, cancellations or changes will result in the forfeiture of your 50% deposit. If a cancellation occurs within 14 days of your arrival date, the entire balance of your stay will be non-refundable and non-transferable. No refunds will be given for late arrivals or early departures.Unavailability of AccommodationIn the event your accommodation becomes unavailable (i.e., damages, sale, removal from rental program, or other reasons beyond our control) you will receive a full refund of monies paid. We will make every attempt to notify you if this situation arises and apologize for any inconvenience.Condition of Guest Suites and Public SpacesDella Belle Bed and Breakfast is privately owned and reflects the personality and unique taste of the owners. While we try to describe each room accurately, we reserve the right to change furnishings at any time. We also work very hard to maintain working order of all equipment in your accommodation. While we apologize for any inconvenience a mechanical failure or utility outage may cause, we will not be able to offer discounts or refunds. We strive to provide property images and descriptions that are as accurate as possible; however, please confirm exact bedroom types with a reservation agent if it is a concern. Please be aware that each suite is unique. Additionally, you will be sharing the public spaces of the main home and grounds rented to separate guests from your party unless you have selected a full-property reservation.BreakfastA standard continental breakfast with coffee, tea and juice is included with the cost of your accommodation and is served between 8am and 10am. We realize each guest is unique in schedule and food preferences. While we do not accommodate dietary restrictions and food allergies, we will make every effort to serve each guest at the time of their choosing. If you are an early-riser or prefer to sleep in, please let us know in advance.Television/InternetYour accommodation is not equipped with telephone services. Please note that Della Belle Bed and Breakfast is not responsible for and cannot guarantee the quality of internet or television service in any of the accommodations. Service may be limited or disrupted due to conditions beyond our control and some devices may not work properly while using the internet. Should you experience a problem, please contact the front desk and we will contact the service provider for repairs. Della Belle Bed and Breakfast makes every effort to keep each accommodation and its equipment in good working order and to make repairs as soon as possible when notified of a problem; however, no refunds or rate adjustment whatsoever will be made for technical failures or service interruption of internet or television services that occur during your stay. Parking at Della Belle Bed and BreakfastParking is limited at Della Belle Bed and Breakfast. Each overnight suite guest is limited to one vehicle unless otherwise agreed upon in writing in advance of arrival. The following parking rules shall be followed by Guest and third parties invited onto the property by Guest:Automobiles may be parked only in the areas specifically designated for parking. No parked vehicle may be on any landscaped area or lawn at any time for any reason. Vehicles should never be parked on or along Shell Beach Drive. Inoperative vehicles, travel trailers, recreational vehicles, buses, trucks with more than six (6) wheels, boats, and trailers shall not be stored on property overnight.Violation of the aforementioned rules could result in a fine or towing at the owner’s expense. Please take note of these rules and utilize available parking accordingly. Della Belle Bed and Breakfast will not be liable for any fine or towing expense incurred by Guest or third parties invited onto the property by Guest, nor will any discounts or refunds of any nature be available to Guest for any parking issues experienced by Guest or members of Guest’s party.HousekeepingOur housekeeping staff works diligently to prepare each room in preparation for your arrival. Daily housekeeping is not included in your rental rate but can be arranged for a nominal fee. For stays five nights or longer, you will receive a linen exchange. Fees for departure cleaning and for linen exchange, when applicable, are included in your published rental rate. Bed linens, bath, and pool towels are provided. Damage charges will be applied to the credit card on file in the event that excessive cleaning is needed following Guest departure. Please be aware that some of the housekeeping amenities provided in the property (shampoo, conditioner, soap, etc…) may contain products that you or your family members may be allergic to, including, but not limited to nuts, tree nuts or other nut products. Please carefully read product labels to prevent allergic reaction to you or your family members and refrain from using any products which may contain known allergens. Damage to PropertyRental guests agree to be responsible for all incidentals incurred during the stay in the property. Specifically, rental guests are responsible for the property and its contents during occupancy. Rental guests agree to lock windows and doors securely when not in the premises and that rearranging furniture or removing items from the property is prohibited. Upon check-out, the property will be inspected for damage, missing items, and abnormally or excessively dirty condition. Guest agrees to pay an additional, commercially reasonable cleaning fee starting at $250, should the property be left in a dirty condition. Guests further agree to be responsible for and to provide payment for any damage or loss of property that may occur during their stay, and that any additional damage, loss, incidentals, or cleaning fees may be applied to the credit card on file if no other arrangements have been made following Guest departure.Room AccessPrior to your arrival, you will be given a door code for your suite. We recommend that you take a screen shot of your code or otherwise save it in an easily accessible location. There will be a minimum charge of $150 for after-hours lockout/non-emergency service calls.ChildrenPlease be mindful that Della Belle Bed and Breakfast strives to give all guests a peaceful, unique experience. Our public spaces and guest rooms feature high end furnishings and antiques. To ensure other guests are not disturbed, children under 12 years of age are not allowed without a full-property buy out. Furthermore, guests with children will be held responsible for any and all damage caused by the child.PetsPets are prohibited at Della Belle Bed and Breakfast. If there is evidence you have a pet on property, you will be charged a minimum of $500 for additional housekeeping and/or damages and you will be required to remove the pet from the premises. If you do not immediately remove the pet from the property upon request, you will no longer be entertained as a guest of Della Belle Bed and Breakfast and will be evicted from the property. No Smoking PolicySmoking, as further described herein, is strictly prohibited in all accommodations. For cleanliness, safety and to assure that the property is not exposed to items or actions that create an odor which is unhealthy and/or objectionable to guests and/or staff, and that is difficult to remove from the air, carpet, drapery, walls, and furniture, we DO NOT PERMIT smoking tobacco (cigars, cigarettes, etc.), marijuana, illegal drugs, e-cigarettes, vape pens, vaping, cartridges containing the liquid of nicotine or other substances, hookahs or incense (“Prohibited Items”) in all areas of the property, including but not limited to, in the courtyards, stairwells, and on the patios, porches or balconies of the properties (collectively referred to as the “No Smoking Policy”). Any evidence of the above referenced Prohibited Items or related odors found in any area of the property, including but not limited to burn marks, ashes, smoking paraphernalia or the smell of any type of smoke or odor relating to any of the above referenced Prohibited Items found in the property will result in a $500 minimum charge for additional housekeeping and/or damages.Guests are encouraged to notify our staff immediately if they smell smoking tobacco, smoke of any kind, e-cigarette, vaping or vape pen odors, hookah or marijuana smoke, or any other objectionable odors. This policy is not intended to stop people from smoking, but to regulate where they smoke and how it affects others or the property.Maximum OccupancyThe maximum occupancy is stated in all suite descriptions. Any child above the age of 2 is considered an occupant and must be included in the occupancy total. Rollaway beds, inflatable mattresses and sleeping bags are prohibited. If you are found to exceed the maximum occupancy of your accommodation, an additional suite will be required and charged. Additionally, parties or gatherings at the property that result in the maximum occupancy of the accommodation being exceeded are not permitted.Lost and FoundWe are not responsible for items left behind but will make every attempt to return them if notified within 7 days of your departure. Postage will be charged to your credit card on file along with a $10 handling fee. Social Gatherings/EventsUse of the public spaces and guest rooms are for registered guests ONLY. You many not at any time invite any other person to the property without express written consent of the owners.PhotographyProfessional photography is limited at Della Belle and by appointment only. In order to ensure our overnight guests enjoy the full Della Belle experience, we only allow professional photo shoots on Sunday (3pm – 7pm), Monday (8am – 7pm) and Tuesday (8am – 12noon). Please call for rates and reservations.IndemnificationGuest agrees to indemnify and hold Hoffpauir Properties, LLC d/b/a Della Belle Bed and Breakfast harmless from any liability for personal injury or property damage sustained by Guest or parties invited onto the property by Guest.DisclaimersHoffpauir Properties,LLC d/b/a Della Belle Bed and Breakfast is not responsible for theft, acts of destruction, or gross negligence. Additionally, the rental reservation must be held in the name of, and check-in completed by, an individual who is at least 25 years of age; Hoffpauir Properties, LLC d/b/a Della Belle Bed and Breakfast reserves the right to refuse rental to anyone who fails to comply with this reservation policy. Please contact our office to discuss this policy in further detail.