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Travel Policies
Travel Policies
Travel Policies
Travel Policies

Travel Policies

Securing Room & Dinner Reservations

To secure overnight or dine-in dinner reservations, Evins Mill requires a credit card on file but does not process payment in advance. 

Room Cancellations

  • Guests must call in a room cancellation seven days prior to their arrival date to avoid a potential penalty. A Saturday room reservation requires for example notification by 5:00 p.m. the preceding Saturday.

  • For reservations secured less than seven days in advance, guests must call in a cancellation by the end of the following day to avoid a potential penalty. A Saturday room reservation secured the preceding Tuesday requires for example notification by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

  • In the case of a late cancellation, if Evins Mill is able to re-book the cancelled room, "no harm, no foul."  If Evins Mill is unable to re-book the room, it will process the card on file for 50% of the value of the reservation. Guests may apply that 50% payment to a future reservation within the next three months, but only on designated evenings and not more than two weeks in advance. 


Dinner Cancellations

To cancel a dinner reservation and avoid a potential penalty, guests must call by 5:00 p.m. the day prior to the reservation. In the case of a late cancellation, if Evins Mill is able to re-book the table, "no harm, no foul." If Evins Mill is unable to re-book the table, it will process the card on file for 50% of the value of the reservation. Guests may not apply that 50% payment to a future reservation. 

Day-Tripper Pre-Payments & Cancellations

Day-tripper reservations require pre-payment in full. To cancel a day-tripper reservation and avoid penalty, guests must call in a cancellation by 5:00 p.m. the day prior to the reservation, in which case Evins Mill will apply the pre-payment to a future reservation. In the case of a late cancellation, guests may not apply the pre-payment to a future reservation.

Other


  • Guest may arrive as early as noon, though room check-in time is 4:00 p.m. On day of departure, guests are welcome to remain on the property into the afternoon, though room check-out time is 12:00 p.m.
  • Firearms are not permitted in publicly accessible spaces or within overnight accommodations, including the Main Lodge, Gristmill, Creek Side Guest Houses, Solstice Lodge or on the grounds in general, as authorized by T.C.A. 39-17-1359.

  • Evins Mill is the exclusive provider of beer & mixed drinks in public spaces with one exception - guests may provide their own wine at dinner for a modest corkage fee.

  • Guests hike and swim at their own risk. 
  • Overnight guests only may bring pets with them during the day as long as they follow these cardinal rules: 1.) Pets must remain on a leash at all times. 2.) Pets must be kept outside at all times. 3.) Guests must pick up after their pets and provide their own bags. 4.) Service animals aside, pets must be boarded off-site before dinner. See below for information about South Paw Bed & Bath. 

South Paw Bed & Bath

We have been friends to multiple non-human creatures for many years and, maybe like you, prefer not to board our pets while away. That said, we've also found that not everyone is as fond of our furry friends as we may be. To that end, while we do invite pets onto the property during the day, we do not welcome pets as overnight guests. To that end, we recommend Southpaw Bed & Bath, a pet-boarding & grooming facility less than 10 miles from Evins Mill, owned and operated by a former veterinarian technician. As clients of Southpaw, we speak from experience and recommend them highly. For more information, call 615.597.8252.