Maple Ridge Retreat
1003 - 397th Avenue NW
Stanchfield, MN 55080




Copyright Maple Ridge Retreat 2013-2017


Frequently Asked Questions

What time can my group arrive? When must we depart?
Check-in is 10:00 a.m. and Check out is 4:00 p.m.

What are the deposit and cancellation policies?
A deposit of $300 confirms your reservation. Deposits must be received within 14 days to confirm your reservation. The balance of payment is due 30 days prior to your first night’s stay. Cancellations received between 30 and 60 days forfeit the deposit. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to your first reserved day forfeit the entire rental amount. Cancellation 60 days or more prior to your reservation receive a full refund. Refunds will be processed within 30 days of cancellation.

My group does not have 20 people, will that reduce the rental fees?
Pricing is based on maximum occupancy. There is no fee reduction for a smaller group size. *You may want to consider a Hosted Weekend.

How do I make a reservation?
You may contact us via email or phone (612-598-9497.)

Is there a limit on how far out I can book a reservation?
Reservations can be made up to 3 years out on the calendar.

Do you have a Waiting List?
If the time block you desire is already booked, we will keep you on a waiting list and contact groups should that time block become available.

Can I purchase Gift Certificates?
Yes! Gift certificates are available for purchase. The minimum gift is $25.00. Gift Certificates do not have an expiration date, however it is not possible to get a refund on a gift certificate. Please contact us to purchase a certificate.

What should I bring?
We recommend comfy clothes and slippers, your crafting supplies, outdoor gear, bath towels, bath soap, shampoo, hair dryers and other toiletries. Hand soap and hand towels along with kitchen linens and dish soaps are provided at the house. Bed linens are provided and beds are made for you.

Where will I sleep?
Twenty new twin mattresses in three firmness options are provided along with one new king-size bed. There are no bunk beds. Sheets, hypoallergenic pillows, blankets and comforters are on each bed when you arrive. Extra pillows and blankets are available in each bedroom.

Do I need to bring linens?
All bed linens and kitchen linens are provided. Personal bathing towels should be brought with you.

What’s available in the Craft Studio?
For quilters we offer one Cutting Table (63”long x31”wide by 36”high,) two large dedicated ironing or pressing tables and two 5’x7’ Design Walls. There are twenty-two individual craft tables and plenty of electrical outlets. For Scrap Booking we have two CriCut™ machines with a variety of cartridge die sets, one Sissix™ machine, a 12” cutter, Creative Memories™ circle and square punches and a Creative Memories ™ corner rounder, fancy-cut decorative scissors and Stampin’ Up! ™ stamps (various design sets). Additionally, one computer station with a color printer is provided.

What about entertainment media?
The house has a selection of books, magazines and DVDs for use while you are visiting. We encourage you to bring your favorite movie DVDS, books and MP3 players/headphones to enjoy during your stay.

What about meals and snacks?
Depending on your preference, you can cook your own or order in. We’ve provided a meal planning guide for your convenience and a well-appointed kitchen to cook in. Information on local eateries that deliver to Maple Ridge is located in the house Guest Guide. There is plenty of room to store food in the 3 refrigerators located in the house. We recommend you bring coolers and extra ice for keeping beverages cold.

Are alcoholic beverages permitted?
Any alcoholic beverages served at Maple Ridge Retreat must be provided for and consumed by guests who are 21 years of age or older.

Can I access the Internet?
Free WiFi is available throughout the house. Please upload and download photos, music and playlists to your private devices prior to arrival to conserve bandwidth.

Is there a landline house phone?
Yes, a landline phone is provided. Local and U.S. long-distance calls are permitted free of charge.

What about clean up?
We ask that you strip beds and put used linens in the laundry room; fill and run the dishwasher, and empty trash baskets. All other cleaning is our job. We do ask that you clean up any spills right away.

What about Smoking?
Maple Ridge Retreat is a smoke-free environment.

What about Pets?

The owner has miniature dachshunds that stay at the retreat during hosted weekends.
Guests are not allowed to bring pets to the retreat at any time.

Don’t see the answer to your question?
Feel free to
contact us or by phone 612-598-9497