FAQ

Q: What is your cancellation policy?

A: Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be verbalized in the form of an email. If we are able to re-rent the property for that period of time for the same amount, all monies less 20% cancellation fee on total rent, $50 reservation fee and 3% credit card processing fee (if reserved with a credit card) will be refundable. Any refunds due will be processed by check 30 days after satisfactory subject rental period is over. If unable to fill the reservation, monies paid will be forfeited. We do not guarantee that we will be able to rent the accommodation for what was originally paid. All re-rentals are at our discretion. Durkin Cottage Realty highly recommends/requires customers purchase Travel Insurance, which may be done at the time of reservation or through other insurance company after reservation is made. To obtain more information CSA Travel Protection 866-999-4018.


Q: How do we reserve a house?

A: You can book online or call our office to book your vacation. Our office hours are as follows:
Monday through Friday 9am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10 am to 5pm
401-789-6659 or fax 401-789-6705


Q: Where are your cottages/houses/condos located?

A: All of our cottages are located in PT. Judith, which is southern Narragansett, RI. Narragansett is in a convenient and “close to everything” part of RI. Point Judith, Galilee, Scarborough, and Sand Hill Cove are all part of Narragansett. We are only 15 miles to Newport, 30 miles to Providence, and 30 miles to Westerly.


Q: Can we see the house before we book it?

A: All of our cottages are available to be seen online with slide shows on our site http://www.durkincottages.com
If you would like to see the cottage in person you may contact the office and set up an appointment. Please keep in mind we can only show two houses per appointment and we do need a 48 hour notice prior to showing as most houses are occupied. It is always best to visit the cottages online before calling for an appointment.


Q: What kind of deposit do we need in order to reserve a cottage?

A: We take the following costs and add them up:
1. rate for the week
2. refundable security deposit(varies from cottage to cottage)
3. non-refundable $50.00 booking fee
4. non-refundable cleaning fee(varies from cottage to cottage)
We ask for half the rent plus the booking fee within 3 days is required to reserve. The balance is due 90 days before arrival. As we get closer to the season, the entire amount will be needed to secure the reservation.


Q: What do I need to bring with me?

A: You’ll need to bring sheets and towels. Kitchens are equipped with pots & pans, dishes, glasses, coffee mugs, silverware.


Q: Do you have houses right on the beach?

A: Yes we do. All of our beachfront houses are located on Sand Hill Cove Rd. These houses allow you to walk out the door and be right on the private section of Sand Hill Cove Beach.


Q: Are beach passes included with the rental?

A: No. You do not need a pass to get on the state beaches. You will need to pay to park, if you plan on driving there.


Q: What beaches are you close to?

A: All of our cottages are in the Scarborough State beach and Roger Wheeler State beach area. If the house is not within walking distance to either beach, then it is within 2 miles(max).


Q: How many cottages do you have for rent?

A: Over 150

Durkin Cottage Realty

815 Pt. Judith Rd.
Narragansett, RI 02882

Phone: 401-789-6659
Fax: 401-789-6705
info@durkincottages.com

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