Q. When is Check in and Check Out?

A. Check In is at 3:00 pm and Check Out is at 11:00 am.

Q. Is it possible to Check in early?

A: We will try to accommodate early Check Ins if at all possible, but we do need time to get the rooms cleaned and ready for your arrival!  Please feel free to park in the parking spot designated for your room after 11:30PM and have a stroll around Idyllwild. The Fireside is a gentle 5 minute walk to most everything in town!

Q. Is my dog allowed? 

A. We love pets and have three rooms that are pet friendly-Cedar Den, Acorn, and Bear’s Bungalow. Please review the pet policy here. 

Q. Does every room have a fireplace?

A. Yes!  Isn’t that great!

Q. What about firewood?

A.  We have firewood for sale for $10 per bundle. It comes with fire starters.  For every bundle sold we make a donation to the Woodies of the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council! Read about their great work here!

Q.  Does the kitchen have a coffee maker?  Is there coffee?

A. Every room but Squirrel’s Nest has a full kitchen complete with a stove, oven, toaster oven, fridge enamelware dishes. silverware, basic cooking utensils and PFOA & PTFE-free ceramic cookware, an electric coffee maker and a pour over set up. You do need to bring your own coffee , we don’t know if you like single origin Ethiopian or Folger’s drip.  Squirrel’s Nest has a toaster/convection oven and an electric coffee maker and you can make a cup of Joe there too.

Q. Can I bring my own charcoal grill?  

A. Only propane or electric powered grills are allowed due to the severe fire risk.  And feel free to use our propane BBQ as well.

Q: What is the weather like up there?

A: Please check this link for the local weather: Weather in Idyllwild

Q: Is it snowing? Should I bring chains? 

A: Please check the weather (link above) and if there is a chance of snow do bring chains as a precaution. We do not know what the CHP will ask for to get up this mountain!

Q: Are there any road closures? 

A: Please refer to this link: CHP in California


Q.  What is the WIFI code?

A. Fireside

Q. How does this darn TV work? 

A.  Please refer to the instruction sheet in the Guest Manual in the room. 

Q. Is there maid service during my stay?

A. No there is no maid service but it can be arranged if you like for an additional charge of $ 20-25 dollars.

Q. Where should I eat and what should do while in Idyllwild? 
A. Please refer to our house manual in your room where you can find lots of answers to your questions!