Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are you a licensed retreat?
A: Yes, we are a lodging facility and we are required to be licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health.

Q: When is check in and check out?
A: Check in is at 3:00 p.m. on Friday and check out is 3:00 p.m. on Sunday. Other check in and check out times can be made upon request.

Q: Can I add additional time to my weekend?
A: Of course!! We are happy to extend your stay. Extra nights can be added for an additional $25 (tax included) per person per night, with a minimum of 4 people ($100) and a maximum of  10 people ($250.00).

Q: What about smoking and pets?
A: Sorry, smoking is not allowed in the house or garage. Pets are not allowed in the house. We ask that you kindly respect these rules.

Q: Can I bring my own Cricut, sewing machine or other supplies:
A: Absolutely, please feel free to bring any of your own items. You may prefer to use your own for the convenience of having it at your own table.

Q: Is there a scrapbooking and/or quilting store in the area?
A: Yes, in Perham, which is 12 miles away, Fergus Falls, which is 31 miles away and Detroit Lakes which is about 33 miles away.

Q: Can we bring our own food, snacks and beverages?
A: Yes, there are 2 refrigerators/freezers in the house for your use. Feel free to bring what you choose. Prices do not include food.

Q: Are there restaurants/bars close by if we don’t want to cook:
A: You bet!! Dent has a wonderful restaurant called “Nootzies” that has great food. The Doug Out Bar & Grill serves alcohol and has a full menu of  great food. Triple Play serves alcohol and has a limited menu. Perham has several places to choose from. The Wild Stallion Lounge and Rocking Horse Café in Richville (6 miles away) serves alcohol and has a full menu – their homemade pizza is awesome!! Look in the top desk drawer at the Retreat for coupons and menus for many of these businesses.

Q: I am a consultant, can I bring products for my friends/family to purchase?
A: Yes, that is not a problem for us. Thank you for asking.

Please contact us with any other questions you may have!