Arrival & Departure:

Holiday Policies

Cancellations affect small Bed and Breakfast establishments significantly and affect other guests as well who would have enjoyed the opportunity/experience at Longview Farms. When we reserve a room for you, it is no longer available to anyone else. Therefore, we must adhere to the following Cancellation policies: 

Cancellations must be made by speaking with the innkeeper in person via phone and must be made 14 days prior to arrival date; 30 days are required for special events, holidays, (this includes holidays such as Valentine’s Day, Pella Dutch Days, Covered Bridge Festivals, Indianola Balloon Festival, and long weekend holidays, etc.) or multiple night stays. For cancellations less than 14 days prior, payment in full is expected unless the room is re-rented, less a $25 handling fee. Please note that rescheduling your stay constitutes a cancellation. 

Guests are responsible for payment of all nights reserved regardless of actual arrival or departure date. You will not be held responsible for any night where we are able to rebook your room; however, a $25 handling fee will be applied. Cancellation upon day of arrival, ‘no shows,’ or early departures, guests are responsible for ALL nights reserved.

Some Holidays require a 2 day minimum stay. Please inquire. 


Check in between 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.  Check out 11 a.m. on date of departure. If you should need to arrive outside our check in times, please call so we can make arrangements; however, there are no check-ins after 9 p.m. A gentle note from the innkeeper: we kindly ask that you be courteous about your check in appointment time.  In the past, we have had guests say they will arrive at a certain time, only to show up several hours beyond the scheduled appointment. We want to be sure to be available to greet you, so please adhere to the scheduled time. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter.