Hotel Policies & FAQ

Hotel Policies

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations are accepted without penalty up to 72 hours prior of the scheduled arrival day. Cancellations that occur after that time will be charged one night's room and tax. Please be aware there may be stricter cancellation rules for special rates and special events. Please refer to your reservation details or call the hotel with any cancellation-related questions. 

Changes to reservations are considered cancellations and re-bookings. 

Deposit Policy
All reservations must be guaranteed either by valid credit card or by prepayment of a deposit. Reservations will be held for 12 hours after scheduled arrival time.

Pet Policy
We are not a pet friendly establishment. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What time is check-in and check-out?
Check-in is at 3 PM and check-out is at 11 AM. 

Do you offer parking?
Yes, complimentary parking is available on-site for hotel guests. 

Is breakfast included?
A complimentary light continental breakfast is available for hotel guests in the lobby. 

What is the smoking policy?
The Sewanee Hotel is completely non-smoking. 

Do you have a pool?
While we do no have a pool here on property, The Fowler Center on campus has an indoor pool and fitness center. We can provide you with directions and a complimentary pass. 

How do we set our tee time?
We would be happy to make your tee time for you, or you can call the golf course directly at 931-598-1104. 

Do you have tennis rackets available for guests?
We do not have tennis rackets available here. The tennis courts are available however on a first come first serve basis. 

Are you owned by the university?
Yes, The Sewanee Inn is owned by The University of The South. 

Who are in the portraits around The Inn?
The pictures on the wall are the founding forefathers of The University of the South. They are Episcopalian Priests and Bishops.

How old is this building?
The new Sewanee Inn opened in May of 2014. There was a much smaller inn here previously. 

Other items on policy page:

  • Children under 17: Free with accompanies adult (Pack 'n' play or rollaway bed complimentary and based on availability)
  • More than 2 adults: $0 per extra adult per night
  • Late Checkout - $10 for up to 1 hour based on availability.