Policies & Things to Know About Your Room
We generally take all reservations on-line but feel free to call us to confirm your booking.
Our room rates range from $109.00 to $229.00 per night based on two-person occupancy, the season, night of the week and local events. Rooms 2 and 3 have a sleeper sofa that can comfortably accommodate children. We do not serve breakfast. Located, as we are on Market Street a wide range of restaurants are available for every taste. We do serve lunch and dinner and will gladly bring your meal to your room, just call the restaurant and place your order. Any food or drink charges will be settled with the restaurant. We offer free wireless internet, just set your air card to “gaffer”. Check in is at 3:00 P.M. Monday through Friday and 4:00 on Saturday and Sunday check out is 10:00 A.M. Please leave your key in the room upon departure. Please note our rooms are on the second floor and are not wheelchair accessible.
Because we are a small Inn cancellations affect us greatly, so we request early notification if your reservations are to be changed in any way. Cancellation of a room must be made 48 hours prior to your arrival date. If reservations are cancelled after this period, the preservation will be charged. No Shows are also charged the reservation. Cancellations within the 7 days of reservation will result in a 50% charge.
Emergency number – If you have a problem with your room, you may contact the bartender at the Gaffer Grille and Tap Room 607-962-4649 and he/she will assist you. There is an answering service for after hours emergencies if the restaurant is closed.
Police: 607-962-0340 (or call 911)
Fire Department – 607-962-0551 (or call 911)
Check-in/Check-out – Check-in time is 3:00pm Monday through Friday and 4:00pm Saturday and Sunday. Check-out time is 10:00am. See the bartender at the Gaffer Grille and Tap Room (below the Inn) for you room key and receipt. Please leave key on the desk in your room upon departure. PLEASE CALL IF CHECKING LATE (after 10pm). If checking in late, other arrangements may have to be bade to ensure check-in.
Parking: There is a parking lot behind the Inn and a parking garage across the street. Parking is free Monday through Friday from 5:00pm until 9:00am.Weekends and Holidays are free. There is no overnight parking on the streets.
Pets: There are no pets allowed. There is a $250.00 charge if pets are found on premises.
Pet Boarding Alternatives: (day care and over night care)
Corning Animal Hospital - 11863 East Corning Road 607-962-5905
Happy Tails Day Care & Pet Resort - 11929 East Corning Road 607-377-5757
Rio Vista Veterinary Hospital & Kennels - Main Street, Coppers Plains 607-962-0931
Smoking: This is a non-smoking establishment. There is not smoking allowed anywhere in the building. Alarm will sound. There is a $250.00 fine for smoking in the building.
**Damaged or missing items will be charged at full value.
Lost/Unreturned Keys - There is a $25 fee for lost keys.
Internet – Free wireless internet access is available.
FAX Services: ask the bartender at the Gaffer Grille and Tap Room
PLEASE NOTE the whirlpool tubs are not functional at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Heat – There is radiant floor heat as well as the gas fireplace. You may control the warmth of the room by using the thermostat on your wall, or by turning on the fireplace. (There is a pilot light always running in the fireplace during the winter months. To turn on or off the actual the flame for heat control, tilt the grate on the bottom of the fireplace forward and adjust the knob).
If the pilot light for the fireplace is out:
• From the OFF position, turn the gas control knob counterclockwise to the “Pilot” position.
• Push and hold the control knob for 5 seconds. With the control knob pushed in, repeatedly push the pieze ignitor button until the pilot is lit.
• Continue pushing the control knob in for another 20-60 seconds to prevent the flame detector from shutting off the gas while the probe is warming up.
• Release the control knob.
• Turn the gas control knob counterclockwise to the “ON” position.
• After the pilot light has been lit for one minute, the burner can be turned on. Turn the ON/OFF switch to the “ON” position.
Air conditioning – There is a remote control in each room to turn on/off/adjust temperature on the air conditioning unit.
Also, please note that the Inn is located downtown in the city of Corning - expect to hear city-type noises at night (such music from a neighboring restaurant) or wee hours of the morning (such as the garbage truck emptying trash). We, unfortunately, have no control over these noises.
Movies – Whether you want to watch a movie in your room or out on the town…
There is a DVD player in each TV. DVD’s are available for rent at Wegman’s Red Box (24 hours a day).
The Palace Theatre - Located at 17 West Market Street 607-936-3844.
Room Service (menu on following pages)
Lunch – Monday through Friday 11:30am – 3:00pm
Dinner – Monday through Sunday 4:30pm – 10:30pm
Food and beverage charges will be made separate from room charges. The Gaffer Grille accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, and cash.
Tap Room hours of Operation
Monday through Friday 11:30am – 12:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 4:30pm – 12:00pm
Reservations at the Gaffer Grille and Tap Room (suggested but not required)