It is our wish that your stay be enjoyable and memorable. To help us provide you with the best possible service, please review the following policies and understand our need to abide by them. Call or email us with any questions you may have. 

4:00 pm. 

Early Check-In

Between 2:00 pm -4:00 pm, $30 (bookable online)


11:00 am

YOU ARE REQUIRED to leave the property in the same general condition that you received it by making sure, dished are done and put away, and the house is generally tidy and ready to be cleaned, dusted and sanitized. If additional cleaning is required, appropriate charges will be applied to your credit card at a rate of $95 per hour.


Reservations for less that 7 days will not be charged a deposit.
Reservations for 7 or more days will be charged a 25% non-refundable deposit*.  
Reservations for more than 30 days will be charged a 50% non-refundable deposit*.

*If your reservation is cancelled within 48-hours of booking the deposit will be refunded.

Cancellation Policy

Every reservation we receive is important and special to us. We take great care in preparing for your arrival, we sincerely appreciate each reservation we receive! It means we've committed to have your property ready and available upon your arrival.

While we understand that life isn't always predictable and that plans change, we do request that you contact us no less than 2-weeks prior to your check-in date to let us know of your changes. At that time, you forfeit your deposit; for stays less than 7 days you will be charged a $30 cancellation. If you need to cancel within 2-weeks, you will be charged the full value of your reservation.

Reservations for holidays and those for more than 30 days have a 30-day cancellation policy.

Trip Insurance

We do recommend that you consider purchasing private trip insurance if an unforeseen event causing you to cancel would result in undue stress or discomfort for you.

Visitors and Gatherings

Guests are allowed a maximum of 5 visitors at any time during their stay. Guests are responsible for ensuring maximum visitor numbers are not exceeded and that visitors comply with all house rules.

Any additional overnight visitors must be approved in advance.

Parties and large gatherings are strictly prohibited. 


At Loki's Retreat there is a shared driveway, we ask that you park right in front of the garage, in the small spot out front or on the side street (there is no parking allowed on Oakland St).  Please do not block the driveway between the two houses.  

At Oden's Oasis there is plenty of parking in the driveway.

Unfortunately, there is no overnight parking allowed on the streets at either property per City of St Johns regulations. Longship Properties is not responsible for any ticket received as a result of violation of this ordinance. 

Quiet Hours

In order to respect our neighbors, all guests and visitors should keep noise levels to a minimum during the evening hours from 10 pm to 8 am.

Noise levels should be respected at all times. Excessive noise levels which disturb the neighborhood will be considered a breach of contract and can result in eviction from the property. 

Social Drinking

We allow guests to bring and consume adult beverages responsibly.

Guns and Weapons

We are a weapon-free zone. Please leave weapons locked and secured at home or in your vehicle.


As required by law and fire code, and for the safety and security of all of our guests, we are unable to allow the use of open flames such as candles, etc.

Smoke-Free Facility

Longship Properties is proud to offer a smoke-free environment. Smoking is not permitted inside any of our properties, smoking is only allowed outside.
Evidence of smoking inside the house can result in loss of security deposit. Cigarette butts and ashes must be disposed of in ashtrays provided and not anywhere else on the property. We will assess a $250 fee to your credit card for any violations of our no smoking policy and we reserve the right to ask you to leave the premises immediately. If the property is damaged or requires an excessive amount of cleaning; an additional cleaning fee will be assessed to your credit card at a minimum hourly rate of $95/hour and any damages will be assessed the value of repair or replacement. Violation of this policy also violates Michigan State Law and you may subject to the cost of the fine. Our non-smoking policy includes all types of tobacco, as well as e-cigarettes, marijuana, etc.


Wireless internet access is complimentary throughout the property. We are not responsible for service outages of this service including provider maintenance, weather conditions or incompatibly with your electronic devises. 


Longship Properties welcomes children of all ages. Guests are fully responsible for the safety and security of their children at all times. This also includes excessive noise and disturbances to the neighborhood. 

Pet Policy

For the safety of all our guests, pets are not permitted. There will be a $250 cleaning fee applied for guests bringing pets.


Motor homes, RV's and trailers cannot be accommodated. No exercise equipment may be affixed to any room surface, door, casing or furniture.