Starting your morning with “Breakfast” at The Collins House Inn
In addition to providing comfortable B&B accommodations, we are pleased to serve our guests a complimentary full breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Time exceptions can be arranged. (We can accommodate special dietary needs when made known at the time of reservation or arrival.) We can also accommodate those early risers who have places to go; people to see. In those cases, a Continental breakfast, with fresh fruit, breads, yogurt, juice, coffee or tea will be available.
We serve a variety of dishes and hope to make each breakfast during your stay at The Collins House Inn different and memorable. Your breakfast could include items from each part of the list below:
Amish Baked Oatmeal
Daisy Berry Parfait
Fresh Fruit with Glaze
Melon Berry Bowls
Blueberry Oatmeal Crisp and more…
|FRESH BREADS |
A variety of Breads
Hearty Breakfast Casseroles
French Toast (many varieties)
Pancakes (many varieties)
A variety of meats may also accompany the entrée.
Coffee and hot tea are available for early risers by 7:15 a.m. in the main dining room. Enjoy a fresh mug of coffee or tea from one our Collins House Inn Mugs. These Mugs are also available for purchase from our “Inn-Spirations” Gift shop.
Complimentary soda and water are always available.
Coffee, tea, and fresh-baked goodies are available at 4 p.m. in the main dining room.
“INN”SIDE AND OUT
The Grounds of The Collins House Inn
The inn is surrounded by beautiful landscaped grounds and bountiful gardens that supply many of the fresh herbs and vegetables used in the innkeeper’s breakfast creations.
The lush, green yard is a perfect setting for small outdoor venues such as weddings and reunions.
If “people watching” is of interest, guests are encouraged to relax on the front porch and take in the sights and sounds of Marion. Being right on Main Street—and in the heart of downtown—you are sure to get a flavor of “small-town America” and the friendly folks of Marion. Just settle into the rockers and relax.
Common Areas and Dining Rooms
If you prefer a quieter, softer form of relaxation, take advantage of our inn’s common areas. Both living room areas have comfortable seating—with one room having a warm, cozy fireplace for those cooler days/evenings. In addition, the third dining room can also be used as a game room or a meeting room.
Breakfast at The Collins House Inn is the crowning jewel. Guests are pampered with delectable meals consisting of fresh fruits, quiches, French toast, Belgian waffles, pancakes (to name a few), served with sides such as home fries, bacon and other meats, freshly baked muffins, scones, coffee cake… All breakfasts are served with juices, hot tea, or fresh-brewed coffee. Breakfast is served by candlelight in the inn’s Main Dining Room, and in season, the table is adorned with fresh flowers. And don’t be surprised if your breakfast begins with dessert.
Ease into your day surrounded by warm Tuscan tones and soft background music. Are you an early riser? If so, early morning fresh brewed coffee and/or hot tea is available.
If you are in need of a smaller, more private/intimate setting, the inn also offers a dining room with seating for eight. This dining room is excellent for a small business meetings, interviews, depositions, etc.
Keurig coffees, teas, & hot chocolate are available throughout the day. Around 4 p.m., fresh-baked cookies, bars, or other treats are available for guests to enjoy. The refrigerator in the main dining room is always stocked with water and sodas.
When combined with an inn stay, The Collins House Inn is a perfect location for a small executive meeting and/or retreat, as well as small engagement parties, bridal showers, and baby showers. The Collins House Inn also is the ideal getaway for a girls’ only weekend or a scrapbook or quilting weekend.
THE COLLINS HOUSE INN BOUTIQUE
To guarantee your reservation, a deposit of 50 percent is required for a stay of two or more nights. For reservations during NASCAR events, holidays, and other special events, a 100 percent deposit is required. A 100 percent deposit is also required for one-night stays. A major credit card is required to hold and guarantee your reservation. The balance is due upon arrival. All reservations are confirmed via email (or hard copy upon request.) Reservations, using Gift Certificates, are subject to room availability. The Gift Certificate or gift card must be presented at check-in. Reservations utilizing gift cards must be made directly with the Inn. Our online webervation system does not take gift cards as payment when on line reservations are made from our website.
Check-In & Check Out Policy
Check-In Time: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. If you are unable to arrive during the check-in period, please notify us of your plans for arrival.
Check-Out Time: 10:30 a.m.
Early check-in or late check-out is available by prior arrangement only, and subject to availability.
A two-night stay may be required for holidays and special events.
THE COLLINS HOUSE INN IS A SMOKE-FREE PROPERTY AND HAS NO DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS. All our rooms are smoke free, and smoking is not allowed on The Collins House Inn property. Our policy is enforced for the safety and comfort of all our guests. Smoking, burning incense or candles is not allowed at The Collins House Inn. Irons are not permitted in the guest rooms. This policy is stated at the time a reservation is made and repeated in the confirmation letter. There is a $500.00 assessment on any guest violating this policy. Should a guest fail to adhere to our no-smoking policy, the guest will be asked to leave and will be charged for the entire reserved stay. The surcharge of $500.00 may not be limited to that amount depending on what is necessary to return the room to its original smoke-free condition. If the room must be taken out of availability in order to deodorize it, we will also charge, in addition to the aforementioned cost, the standard room rental rate for that room for every night it is out of service.
When you make a reservation at The Collins House Inn, your deposit becomes an assurance that you are reserving a room with us. If we accept your reservation, we have an obligation to you that, upon your arrival, we will have a room available for your stay. Because our guests are important to us, we want to make sure that you have read and understand our cancellation policy. Should you wish to cancel or change your reservation for any reason, we require 30 days’ advance notice during NASCAR events, holidays, and other special events. For other dates, 14 days’ notice is required. With a 30-day notice, for NASCAR, holidays, and special events, we will refund your deposit, less a service charge of $25.00. With a 14 day notice ,we will refund your deposit, less a service charge of $25.00