Reservation Policies
We look forward to your stay at our North Alabama bed and breakfast and trust that your Tennessee Valley escape will be truly memorable. To help ensure your visit is unforgettable, Longing for Home Bed and Breakfast established the following policies.

Overview: Depending on the time of year and your specific room selection, our rates currently range from $95 to $160 per night. These prices are based on double occupancy and are subject to an 11% state/local lodging tax. Reservations can be made on-line, by phone, by email, or in person. Please feel free to call, using our toll-free number, with any question or concern. If you have a special request (i.e. diet) or travel/event plans relating to your visit, please let us know when making your reservation. We will work hard to meet those requests, if at all possible. In making your plans, please note our check-in and check-out times as well as our reservation cancellation policies below.

Reservations and Forms of Payment: Depending on room availability, same day reservations are welcome. However, to help ensure your stay with us is truly memorable, we welcome your advanced reservations. Advanced reservations must be secured with a credit card (MasterCard, Visa, or Discover).  A reservation requires a deposit of one night or 50% of the full stay (whichever is greater).  The remainder is due when you check-in.

Seasonal Rates: Throughout the year, one-night stays are welcome; however, on seasonal holidays and for special events and from May 1 through September 30 a two-night minimum IS required.

Arrivals and Departures: As your travel plans are made, please keep our arrival and departure policy in mind.  Please notify us if you plan to arrive after 5:00 PM.

Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.

Check-out is by 11:00 AM.

Discounts: We have standing military, senior citizen, and business traveler discounts. Check with us for other specials that run periodically throughout the year.

Event Damage Deposit:  There is a $250.00 damage deposit required for any event held at Longing For Home.  If a post event inspection finds no damage this damage this deposit will be refunded.  Cost of repair above the $250.00 will be automatically charged to the credit card on file.

Room/Facility Damage: Guests are responsible for room/facility damages that occur during your stay.  Cost of repair will be automatically charged to the credit card on file.

CANCELLATIONS*: Guests are responsible for payment of all nights reserved subject to the following cancellation policy.

  • Cancellations made fourteen (14) or more days prior to your reservation will be subject to a $50 processing fee.
  • For cancellations within fourteen (14) days of your reservation your deposit is forfeited.  In all cases, a $50 cancellation fee is required.
  • "No-shows" and same day cancellations will be charged the remainder of the room rate for all dates cancelled.

*Holidays and Special Events include, but are not limited to:

  • W.C. Hardy Festival
  • Rogersville Bluegrass Festival
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Friday and Saturday of the Rogersville Fall Festival
  • Thanksgiving
  • New Year's Eve
  • NBT Fishing Tournaments
  • Longing For Home Christmas Open House
  • Memorial Day
  • Veteran's Day

NON-SMOKING POLICY: No smoking is allowed in the rooms, on the room decks, or inside the inn. Smoking is restricted to the designated outside area. A minimum $200 cleaning fee is imposed if this policy is broken or if there is evidence that it has been violated.

ROOM RESTRICTIONS: Longing for Home and its surrounding property is reserved exclusively for our registered guests. As such, the following room use policy is established:

  • Prior coordination and our approval is required if you plan to have non-registered visitors during your stay.
  • Honor our other guests. Loud music, talking, and noise-generating activities are prohibited.
  • The full cost of cleaning, repairing, and/or replacement of Longing for Home property and/or facilities caused by a guest’s actions will be charged to that guest.
  • Without prior arrangements, Longing for Home guestrooms are limited to a maximum of two guests per room. Violation of this policy may result in an additional fee or the cancellation of your reservation. If the reservation is cancelled the same day, the cancellation policy defined above applies.

PARKING: There is one off-street parking space per room. Guests arriving with two vehicles must coordinate parking for the second vehicle during the check-in process. A separate parking area, with electric hook-ups, is designated for trailer and boat parking. Longing for Home is not responsible for the security of your vehicle, boats, or their contents.

BREAKFAST GUESTS:  The Longing for Home “country breakfast” is for the enjoyment of our registered guests. If you would like to invite guests to join you for breakfast; we can, with prior coordination and approval, accommodate visitors. There is a “breakfast fee” added to the guest bill for your breakfast visitors.

CHILDREN:  Longing for Home does not meet the needs of children less than 13 years of age (including infants). Guests are responsible for the behavior of their children and for maintaining a quiet, relaxing, and secure atmosphere for all of our guests. 

PETS:  We are unable to accommodate pets.

All rates and terms are subject to change without prior notice.