Mille Lacs Cabin

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SUNSHINE RETREAT’S 24 HOUR CONCIERGE CELL PHONE CONTACT:  218 232 7079

PROPERTY MANAGER: Mike Fish 

Sunshine Retreat Basic Property Check In Info

Property Address: Example Address
Check in time: 4:00 PM
Check out time: 10:00 AM
Note: Please call your concierge contact if you need an exception. We will always accommodate when possible, but please understand that all changes are subject to the housekeeping schedule. We normally cannot guarantee any changes more than a day or two in advance.
Parking: The county allows us to have one vehicle parked per bedroom. We are allowed three vehicles at this property. Please reach out if you need an exception.
Access Info: We currently have a key lockbox on the front door. The code will be set as the last four digits of the cell phone number you used to book.

Basics To Get You Checked In & Relaxing!

Parking

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Inventory Check

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Wi-FI

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Garbage

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Laundry

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Heating & AC

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Dishwasher

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TV & Games

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Quiet Hours

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Previously Noted Missing Items, Needed Repairs & Defects

Updated as of 12/16/2022: There are currently no known damage or defect issues with this property. 

How To Handle Accidental Damage, Difficult Messes, or Broken Items

Preparing For Your Stay

 

 

 

 However, preparing for a trip can be stressful. There are so many things to do, and it’s hard to know what’s important. This article will provide three tips on how to prepare for a hotel stay.

Location: Look for a hotel that is close to the attractions you want to visit. You don’t want to spend your vacation walking or taking taxis everywhere.

Price: While you don’t want to scrimp on your accommodations, be mindful of your budget. There are plenty of hotels in every price range.

Amenities: Choose a hotel that offers the amenities you need or want. If you’re traveling with children, look for a hotel with a pool. If you’re on business, look for a hotel with a business center.

Once you’ve found the perfect hotel, it’s time to start packing.

You don’t need to bring everything with you, especially if you’re only staying for a few days. Make a list of the essentials and pack light.

There are a few things you’ll need no matter where you’re staying. These items include:

  • Toiletries: Toothbrush, toothpaste, razor, shampoo, soap.
  • Clothing: underwear, socks, shirts, pants, dresses/skirts, jacket, shoes.
  • Electronics: laptop, camera, cell phone, chargers.
  • Documentation: passport, driver’s license, travel insurance.
  • Money: credit cards, debit cards, cash.

Many hotel rooms don’t come with basic items like shampoo and soap. To avoid having to buy these things at the hotel, bring them with you from home.

It is always a difficult decision thinking about what to pack, but as long as you include everything you could not bear to be without, you should be fine. This is in case you cannot obtain it easily whilst away on vacation.

Plan ahead

The more you plan, the less stressful your trip will be. Be sure to map out your activities so that you can make the most of your time. Just as you would map out a route. This has been made easier, of course, because of sat-nav technology, as opposed to deciphering paper maps and them blowing away. Navigation is a reason to take your phone along, no matter how much it interrupts you. Just as free Wi-Fi in many hotels is a reason to have your laptop on vacation.

Before you book, be sure to read the hotel’s policies carefully. This will help you avoid any surprises during your stay. Also, this gives you a chance to query anything before you arrive, rather than waste your vacation complaining at the reception desk when you arrive.

When you arrive at the hotel, you should have in your mind or written down, what is supposed to be on offer at a hotel. Then you can take full advantage of all the amenities and services. Some of which you will be paying for, and others that are extra and chargeable but could make your stay more comfortable.

If the extra services are not obvious, you may need to ask. Many services may be within enclosed rooms. With a larger hotel, you may not happen to walk past the doors where they happen to see the signs. A concierge service is, however, good at making sure that you are making use of all the hotel facilities and can help manage your stay in other ways too by pointing out where you might want to visit.

By following these tips, you can be preparing for a hotel stay and make the most of your trip. Happy vacation and check out Cleveland on your travels!

Things To Consider Packing

  • Groceries
  • Coffee/ creamer
  • Condiments
  • Zip lock bags
  • Shampoo/ conditioner
  • Toothpaste etc.
  • Ice
  • Extra Life vests
  • Beach towels
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug repellent
  • Beach toys
  • Pack n’ Play (if you are brining little ones)
  • Firewood for the Firepit

What You Can Expect To Be Stocked

We Stock The Following Items 

  • Groceries
  • Coffee/ creamer
  • Condiments
  • Zip lock bags
  • Shampoo/ conditioner
  • Toothpaste etc.
  • Ice
  • Extra Life vests
  • Beach towels
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug repellent
  • Beach toys
  • Pack n’ Play (if you are brining little ones)
  • Firewood for the Firepit

Videos To Help You Better Prepare

What's In The Kitchen

Helpful Amenities to Consider

Inside Amenities & House Videos

TV & Wi-Fi

Games etc.

Heat & AC & Lights

Outside Amenities & Use Videos

Using The Grill

Understanding The Yard

Using Outside Amenities

Using The Firepit

Our Neighbors

Sunshine Retreat's House Rules

GENERAL HOUSE RULES

Note: Rules may very slightly from one property to the next. All guests are responsible for reviewing and following all basic house rules.  Any violation of these rules can result in immediate eviction and forfeit of all monies. Any damages resulting in a breach of House Rules (including extraordinary cleaning) will also result in a charge no less than $250 & up to $500 per violation. This Charge will be processed on the card on file or billed out to the responsible guest with a 30 net demand for payment. 

We want you to have a good time! However, the following rules are necessary to protect our guests, neighbors, property, and make it possible for us to continue running as a successful short-term rental. Most guests appreciate and understand the general house rules. Let us know if you have questions. We all accommodate when we can. 

SMOKING OR VAPING INSIDE 

Smoking and vaping are strictly prohibited. A guest who smokes in a property without authorization will be charged for carpet cleaning and deodorizing if any evidence of smoking is found. 

FIREWORKS 

Fireworks of any kind ignited on the property or beach. There is just too much clean up, accidental damage, and neighbor complaints to allow fireworks of any kind 

PETS- Are not allowed at this property. 

Illegal Drugs or other Illicit Activity 

 

No drugs allowed on the property.  

HARD TO CLEAN MESSES 

Confetti, glitter, or other small debris thrown around the property make housekeeping very difficult and expensive. 

LAKE, YARD, & BEACH DEBRIS 

Any garbage or debris thrown in the lake or beach can cause environmental issue and severely impact our relations with neighbors. 

UNATHORIZED GUESTS OVERNIGHT 

Only registered guests can be on the property after dark. See the GUESTS section for more details. 

KNIEGHBOR OR POLICE CALL 

Avoiding a complaint or nuisance call by the neighbors or incident involved the police are the reason for all the other rules! The three most common calls we receive are for 1) too many guests 2) noise pollution 3) too many pets. PLEASE ask us if you have questions concerning any of the house rules. Of course, we take each individual situation into account and work closely with our guests to ensure fairness. 

EXCESSIVE NOISE 

All of our neighbors have been given a cell phone number and asked to call or text 24/7 if they have issues. We know your coming to have a good time and that absolutely involves making noise. However, please be considered of our neighbors that must live next door. Quiet hours are 9 PM to 10 AM. 

SELF TANNING LOTION 

Self-tanning lotion is prohibited from the properties. It destroys towels and linens and permanently stains them.  

CLEANING FISH INDOORS IS PROHIBITED 

EXTRA GUESTS  

Only guests on the reservation are allowed on the property. If you do plan to have company during your stay you MUST get prior approval from Management. Daytime guests must never exceed more than registered guests and must be off the property by nightfall. 

PARKING 

The county license allows up one vehicle per bedroom. There can be no parking on a public road or in a yard. Please let us know if there is a need to make an exception. This is a common complain call from neighbors and we need to follow the rules.  

USE OF AMENITIES 

Only guests who are listing on the rental agreement and registered as guests are allowed to use any amenities 

Docking & Tying a Boat 

You are certainly welcome to bring a boat up and use the dock. However, it is VERY important if the weather is bad, or it gets windy to take it out. Leaving a boat tied to the dock can easily cause major damage to the dock etc. Any damage occurs by leaving a boat tied to the dock in bad weather the responsible guest will be responsible for all damages. 

USE OF LIFE JACKETS 

MN RE&M does not provide or manage watercraft of any kind. However, we do have some owners that have kayaks, canoes etc. on their property and allow guests to access them. We take on no liability of any kind for injures or death resulting in the use of these amenities. However, for guest safety we do require that life jackets are always worn when a guest is using water amenities. If it is brought to our attention via a neighbor that a guest is using a watercraft without wearing a lifejacket, we will ask that everyone stays off the water from that point on. The risk and liability are simply too high. Of course, the exception is playing and swimming on the beach. Please make sure you verify life jackets before your stay. Most owners have a lot for guests to use but check in if you have questions. Many guests bring their own to make sure they have enough and the right fit. 

Enjoy Our Property & Amenities At Your Own Risk!

Note: Use of the beach and lake is at your own risk! 

MN Real Estate and Management & the property owners are not responsible for accidents or injuries that guests may incur while renting the property. Each guest must take responsibility for their own safety, behavior, and actions. We accept no liability for accidents or injuries! Swim and boat at your own risk! Please use caution, wear life jackets, and watch all children closely at all times. There is an inherent danger that comes with swimming and boating. No alcohol is allowed while guests are swimming or boating. If you choose to use the lake you are doing so with the understanding that it is at your and your groups own risk and agree to hold MN RE&M and the owners of the property free from any liability that may result in an injury of any kind.

Check Out Instructions

Checking Out Check List

 

·       Call or text me if you have any questions regarding
checkout 

·       Check out time is 10:00 AM. We accommodate late
checkouts when possible; however, the housekeeping usually has multiple cleans
in a day most of the time the 10:00 AM time needs to be honored. Housekeeping
usually shows up with minutes of checkout. 

·       Please double check to make sure all outside and
inside amenities are cleaned up put back correctly

·       Leave all beds unmade and bedding in place 

·       Please start dishwasher if there are dirty
dishes 

·       Make sure to log out of all online subscriptions such
as Amazon Prime etc. 

·       Please make sure AC is off or heat is turned down to
55 degrees when you leave

·        Double check to make sure all windows are shut,
and the door is locked with the key put back in the box

·        HELP US EFFORT TO KEEP CLEANING COST AS LOW AS
POSSIBLE: We have high-trained professional housekeepers, who follow all
Covid-19 guidelines and go a great job preparing each property for the next
guests. Many time they have multiple tight turns and may only have a couple of
hours to fully clean the property.  If it is convenient for you, please
consider starting a load of all used towels, rags etc. when you leave. The
housekeepers will be at the property shortly after your departure and sometimes
may have several turnovers in one day. It is GREATLY appreciated!

·       Please leave us a Five Star review! We do are
absolute best to ensure that every guest has the best stay possible. Every
property is different, and we work closely with our owners and guests to
continually improve based on the feedback of each guest. So please call or text
me your feedback via my cell phone. We GREATLY appreciate it!

 

 

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