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General Info

Type of Lodging:

Gay owned and operated bed and breakfast guest house.  18yrs and older only.

Location:

40 Maryland Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971. Phone (302) 227-4117. We are two blocks north of Rehoboth Avenue, just off the downtown district, within easy walking distance to all city attractions, as well as the beach.  Walk a few steps through our backyard into Camp Rehoboth and also puts you onto Baltimore avenue with Blue Moon two doors away to the left, Aqua bar a few doors to the right and a close distance to shopping and fabulous restaurants.

Payments:

We do not accept personal checks.  We accept credit cards, visa, mastercard, discover and american express.  We accept BedandBreakfast.com gift cards. We will accept cash, although we keep no cash on site for change and we accept bank certified checks.

Transportation:

In general, people arrive here by car, although daily Trailways Bus service is available from Dover and Salisbury. The area is served by U.S. Airways Express to the Salisbury/Ocean City Regional Airport (SBY), which is about 40 minutes south of here in Salisbury, Maryland. The Baltimore- Washington International Airport (BWI) is the next-closest airport, about 2 hours west of here, located in the Baltimore suburbs. Washington National (DCA), Washington Dulles (IAD) and Philadelphia (PHL) airports may also be convenient for your needs.  Rehoboth also has uber service.

Reservations:

To make reservations, you can make them directly through this website or by calling our Guest House at 302-227-4117.

Rooms:

Each room has its own personality. Both private and shared baths are available. We’ll be happy to describe them for you and help you make your choice. Each room has a 32″ flat screen tv, and room size refrigerator.  We have King, Queen, full rooms with private baths and also have 4 rooms that share two bathrooms.

Meals:

Your stay includes a complimentary  breakfast, including hot breakfast items, fresh fruits, and a variety of typical continental breakfast foods. We do have some vegan and gluten free breakfast options.  During the day after the kitchen is closed,  we have a guest kitchenette that has a microwave, ice machine, glasses, plates, wine glasses and silverware 24hrs a day

Restaurants:

Restaurants to fit all budgets and tastes are available within a 5 minute walk. Many additional restaurants are a short drive or bus trip away on Route 1, just north of Rehoboth.

Shopping:

Rehoboth Beach features an impressive array of enchanting shops within a 5 minute walk of Rehoboth Guest House. In addition, Route 1, north of Rehoboth is home to one of the largest assortment of factory outlet stores on the east coast, with nearly every big-name brand and fashion. You can take the Delaware Resort Transit bus to the outlets if you wish.

Amenities:

All our accommodations are individually air conditioned. Rehoboth Guest House features an outdoor sun deck, outdoor cedar showers with plenty of hot water, a beautiful landscaped backyard with two sun decks to relax on, and daily maid service.  All rooms include a 32″ TV, room size refrigerator, hair dryer luggage rack, ceiling fan and room safe.  For description of each individual room, click on accommodations and click on the room number.There is also an ice machine in our Guest Kitchenette for use 24hrs per day. The guest house has free wi-fi and parking in one of our near by parking lots.  Also included, we have a daily discounted gym membership a few blocks away.

Pet Policy:

no pets.

Children:

The Guest House does not accept children under 18 years of age.

Smoking:

Smoking is limited to our outside areas, porches, and decks only.

Dates Open:

We are now open year-round. Please click here for Availability, Rates & Reservations.

High Seasons:

We are busiest during the Summer season, especially on holidays, as well as weekends during the months of July, August, and September.

Office Hours:

Our regular business hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. However, we may be able to assist you at other times by appointment.

Check In Time:

After 2:00 p.m.

Check Out Time:

11:00 a.m.

Parking:  Parking will be free of charge.  Guests will be advised of parking arrangements upon arrival. We have parking spaces in one of 3 different parking lots that are within a few blocks of the guest house.

General Parking:

Parking permits are required to park your vehicle on the street in non-metered spaces during the Summer season; these are available for purchase from roadside stands set up by the City of Rehoboth Beach.  To park in a metered space, you must use quarters, whether or not you have a parking permit. Meters are closely monitored every day of the week, from 10:00 a.m. until midnight during the Summer season. Parking is also available in the DelDot Park-and-Ride lot, located just west of the Rehoboth Avenue intersection with Route 1; you can park there and take the bus into town.

Handicapped Access:

Not available at this time.

Our Reservation, Deposit, and Cancellation Policies

Minimum Stay:

In season, two days on weekends; three days on holiday weekends.

7 Day Cancellation Policy:

As we are a small guest house, we require a credit card at the time of booking to reserve your room.  If you wish to cancel your reservation, (7) seven days notice is required.  You must receive a cancellation number, Failure to do so will result in your credit card being charged for 2 nights (3 nights on holiday weekends) if the room is unable to be re-rented to another guest.  In addition, there will be a $20 processing fee for all cancellations.  In order to insure that your cancellation was confirmed,  you must be in receipt of a cancellation number either by email or call the Guest House and confirm the cancellation by speaking to our Inn Keeper Tom Kelch.  Your cancellation number must be registered at lease seven days prior to your reservation date.

Telephoning Us:

Rooms are filled on a first come, first served basis, and tend to fill quickly during the summer season. For your convenience, you can either make an online reservation using the “CLICK HERE” reservation link above, or call the Guest House directly. Because we are a small guest house, you may reach an answering machine. We will call you back if you leave your name, area code, day and evening phone numbers, and the dates you’d like to stay. Please contact us now.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Rehoboth Guest House!

PS: We have (1) resident chihuahua, Rambo, living/working at the Guest House. Please advise of any dog related allergies.

Courtesy Notice to Rehoboth Beach Visitors from the City of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

(This information was written and provided by the City of Rehoboth Beach.)

We believe you will find Rehoboth Beach to be a unique vacation Spot where you may choose to swim, bask in sun, stroll on the boardwalk or in the quiet “Pines,” join in the fun of numerous sports events, enjoy our Bandstand activities, our fine shops and the boardwalk rides as well as a variety of excellent restaurants and night spots.

Churches of major denominations are within walking distance and various recreational programs are offered by the Summer Recreation Department.

We offer all this for your enjoyment in an area of only one square mile. Naturally, then, we must establish rules and regulations for the comfort and safety of all. Your vacation will be more pleasant if you are aware of local ordinances which affect your activities.

We will also appreciate hearing from you about any facilities you feel need attention for everyone’s benefit. We are always happy to receive constructive suggestions to improve our community. We are all very proud of Rehoboth Beach.

Samuel R. Cooper, Mayor, and Sharon Lynn, City Manager

POLICE:

Emergency: 9-1-1. Non-Emergency: (302) 227-2577.

PARKING:

Meters are in effect from the Friday immediately preceding Memorial Day until and including the second Sunday following Labor Day between the hours of 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 midnight. Please do not park in driveways, across sidewalks, at yellow curbs in any yellow areas. Do not allow your vehicle to cross any part of a yellow line. These regulations are enforced and violators will have their vehicles towed and impounded. Oversized vehicles must use certain designated parking areas. Handicap parking spaces are provided. Please contact our Parking Meter Department at (302) 227-6184 for additional information.

PARKING PERMITS:

In the non-metered areas a parking permit is required daily from 10:00 am. to 5:00 p.m. the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day. The permit fees are: Seasonal Non-transferable – $50.00; Seasonal Transferable – $75.00; Weekly – $20.00; Three-day Weekend – $12.00; Weekend Daily (Sat., Sun.) – $8.00; Weekday Daily (Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., & Fri.) – $2.00. Permits are available for sale at City Hall, 229 Rehoboth Avenue; the Parking Meter Division, 30-1/2 Lake Avenue (behind City Hall); at several local real estate offices and downtown merchants.

UNATTENDED MOTOR VEHICLES:

No person shall park, store, leave or permit the parking, storing or leaving of any motor vehicle of any kind along the street in front of private property not belonging to the owner of such motor vehicle for a period greater than forty-eight (48) hours after notice to move such vehicle has been placed by the city on such motor vehicle. Upon complaint of the owner or occupant of the property in front of which such motor vehicle has been parked for at least twenty-four (24) hours, the city shall place a notice to move said motor vehicle within forty-eight (48) hours on such motor vehicle. Any motor vehicle not so moved within forty-eight (48) hours after the notice is posted on it will be in violation of this section.

SKATEBOARDS AND BICYCLES:

Skateboards are prohibited on the boardwalk and bandstand year ’round and on the sidewalks and streets at all hours from May 15 through September 15. Bicycles are allowed on the boardwalk between the hours of 5:00 am. and 10:00 a.m. from May 15 to September 15. Adults are prohibited from riding bicycles on the sidewalks at any time. Children under 12 years of age cannot ride on the sidewalks of Rehoboth Avenue or First Street between Virginia and Brooklyn Avenues. Bicyclists must obey all vehicle traffic laws and ride on the right-hand side of the roadway in single file. Proper lights and reflectors are required on bicycles ridden at night.

ROLLER BLADERS AND ROLLER SKATERS:

No person shall ride roller blades or roller skates on the bandstand, boardwalk or Rehoboth Avenue from May 15 until September 15.

PEDESTRIANS:

Please do not walk in the streets or roadway. For your safety, avoid jaywalking and use the crosswalks at the intersections following the directions of the crossing control devices.

BEACH AND OCEAN:

Please observe all posted beach regulations and cooperate with the lifeguards in all situations. The guards are on duty to ensure your safety on the beach as well as in the water. Special Caution! Our beach is protected from erosion by conservation jetties (pier-like structures) which extend out into the ocean. (At high tide the jetties are under water and cannot be seen.) Be sure to note their location on the beach. It is dangerous to wade or swim near the jetties at any time as they create water currents and are encrusted with barnacles (salt water shellfish having very sharp edges) as well as protruding hardware in their construction. It is wise always to swim or wade directly in front of the lifeguard stand. No flotation devices are allowed to be used on weekends and holidays. Surfboards are only allowed on a certain designated beach and there is also a designated beach, known as fisherman’s beach, for surf fishing. The lifeguards will be happy to furnish further information on flotation devices, surfboards and fishing. City ordinances prohibit the consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages on the beach, or the boardwalk or public areas at all times. Persons are prohibited from and shall not be on the beach between the hours of 1:00 a.m. a: and 5:00 a.m. during the period between May 1 and September 30. No glass bottles or containers are allowed on the beach. Please deposit all trash in the receptacles provided on the beach and the boardwalk. Littering is subject to fine. All games involving running and/or throwing are prohibited to prevent accidental injuries to bystanders. Contact our summer recreation department at (302) 227-6181 for more information concerning special recreational events. The City sponsors various sports activities on the beach between Rehoboth Avenue and Baltimore Avenue every evening of the week at no cost to you. Lifeguards monitor the activities and will be happy to advise you.

BANDSTAND:

For many years, the City of Rehoboth Beach has sponsored musical events from concert to jazz as well as dance troupes and gospel music in performance on the Bandstand at Rehoboth Avenue and the Boardwalk. These concerts are free and we invite you and your family to join the festivities on the weekend evenings.

DOGS:

It is illegal for dogs to run at large at any time. The City has both a leash law and a pooper scooper law which are enforced. Dogs are prohibited from the beach and the boardwalk from April 1 through October 31.

COMFORT STATIONS AND FIRST AID:

A first-aid facility is located at the Beach Patrol Headquarters at Baltimore Avenue and the Boardwalk, staffed with a full time person skilled in first aid and with radio contact available to ambulance and/or fire department personnel. Public restrooms are located at Delaware Avenue and the Boardwalk, Rehoboth Avenue at First Street and at Baltimore Avenue and the Boardwalk. Your cooperation in our effort to keep these facilities in good clean condition is earnestly requested.

NOISE:

The City Code contains ordinances governing maximum noise levels. We ask that you refrain from causing excessive noise by way of radio, tape player, TV, parties, etc.

FOR THE HANDICAPPED:

Ramps to the beach are available at Maryland Avenue, Philadelphia Street and the Boardwalk and Surf Avenue and the Boardwalk. Beach wheels wheelchairs are available. Parking spaces are provided for the handicapped throughout the City If you cannot locate one, vehicles with handicapped stickers or license tags may park at regular metered parking space free. The comfort station at Baltimore Avenue and the Boardwalk is handicapped accessible. For additional information, please call (302) 227-2400 or visit City Hall in the Municipal Building at 229 Rehoboth Avenue.