Since we do not sell alcohol, guests are welcome to bring their choice of beverage to dinner. We do request that there be no glass in the pool area at any time. Escondida is age qualified at 21 and over.
Please advise family members that Escondida will not confirm a guest’s presence to a third party. Phone messages will be given to guests if they are here.
Rooms are guaranteed ready by 4 PM. Check-out is 11 AM.
Escondida is a non-smoking property.
Smoking is permitted at the tables located by the creek on the hacienda side, the parking area and in the courtyard of the suite by occupant of suite.
In addition to any enclosed area the following are also smoke-free zones:
Fountain Courtyard, Room Balconies and Patios, Hacienda Kitchen Terrace, Pool and Hot Tub Area, Hiking Trails, The Cliff House
Guests who smoke in rooms or open doorways will be assessed an automatic charge of $300 per night of their entire stay.
Please respect our Hill Country Hotel, Spa and ranch and dispose of cigarette butts and all trash properly.
Cancellations affect Escondida significantly due to our intimate size. Therefore we must uphold strict policies. However, guests are always welcome to send someone else in their place. Holidays and special events & offers may have different policies.
Room deposits less a $50 processing fee per room, will happily be refunded if a cancellation is made prior to two (2) weeks of the date of reservation. Thereafter, no refund is possible regardless of the reason for non-arrival or early departure unless we are able to fill the reservation.
Owner’s Retreat – Cancellations prior to eight (8) weeks of arrival will result in forfeiture of the deposit. Within this eight (8) week period, the guest is responsible for the full reservation, regardless of the reason for non-arrival or early departure.
Spa Services – Cancellations prior to one (1) week of the treatment will result in a full refund. Within this one (1) week period, the guest is responsible for full payment of the treatment.