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Lodging Policies

As you plan for your stay at Lakeside Cottages and Crooked Tree Cottages, details make all the difference. Please review the information below for our standard lodging policies, and if you have additional questions, feel free to call 231.439.4000 (available between the hours of 8am-6pm) or email Central Reservations at centres@boyne.com.

Check-In & Check-Out

Check-in and check-out for the Crooked Tree Cottages and Lakeside Cottages takes place at the Inn at Bay Harbor. A credit card is required for check-in. Use of debit cards is discouraged due to checking account holds. Express check-out is available. Late check-out must be approved by Guest Services.

Lakeside Cottages • Check-in begins: 4pm, Check-out by: 11am
Crooked Tree Cottages • Check-in begins: 4pm, Check-out by: 11am

Deposits & Cancellations

A deposit of 50% of your total stay is required to confirm your reservation. Golf packages require a depost of $100 per person. Failure to arrive on a confirmed reservation date will result in forfeiture of the total deposit amount. Cancellations received 72 hours or more prior to your arrival date will allow a refund of your deposit minus a $10 administrative fee. Cancellations received within 72 hours of arrival require forfeiture of the entire deposit. Cancellation of your lodging accommodations results in the automatic cancellation of any tee times booked in conjunction with those accommodations. Special event cancellation policies may exist; please ask your reservationist.


Lakeside Cottages receive daily towels and trash service.

Crooked Tree Cottages do not receive daily housekeeping service but service may be arranged based on availability. Complete housekeeping services may be arranged prior to your arrival for an additional fee and are based on availability of attendants.

Rollaway Beds

Guests can request rollaway beds at an additional charge of $25 per bed per night. Arrangements for a rollaway bed can be made with Reception. 

Package Pricing

Unless otherwise noted, all packages are charged per person and are based on a minimum number of occupants varying from two (2) to eight (8) people, dependent upon the type of accommodations reserved. A supplemental charge will be assessed in the event these conditions are not met. If the number of guests in your unit changes, please notify a reservations agent prior to arrival to confirm your revised package price.

Golf Packages, Tee Times & Additional Charges

Greens Fee surcharges or Twilight Rates are not included in your package price; you will be required to sign for additional fees at the golf shop before your scheduled tee time. Your tee time schedule and charges accompany your written confirmation letter. Please verify all information immediately upon receipt. All courses enforce a dress code including collared shirts with sleeves and walking shorts or dress slacks. Jeans and cut-off pants are not allowed.

Pet Policy

Service animals, as defined by the American's With Disabilities Act (ADA) and Michigan service animal legislation are welcome at the Cottages.

Comfort animals, emotional support animals or therapy dogs are not considered service animals under the ADA guidelines. 

There are also several boarding facilities nearby and our concierge staff or Central Reservations are happy to find an option to suit the needs of you and your pet.


Michigan state law prohibits operation of private snowmobiles on resort property.