Questions and Answers

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Please check our Policies and Provisions Page for additional information

  • What is the charge?
    There is a $100 cleaning fee for pastors and their spouse.  $200 cleaning fee for Families.
  • Is there a deposit fee?
    We require you to pay your cleaning ( non-refundable ) fee before your time of arrival.
  • What is check-in and check-out times?
    Check-in is no earlier than 3:00 pm. Check-out time is 11:00 am.
  • May I come more than once a year? Yes, but the cost will be $100 per night ( this includes the cleaning fee) but the five nights free do not apply.
  • What days may I come?
    You may come Monday through Sunday and leave on any day of the week.
  • How long may I stay?
    We offer five nights free. If you want longer than the five nights there will be a $100 per night fee. However, your stay may be as short as three nights.
  • What should I do if I need to cancel my reservation?
    Please call us at 417-223-3444 to cancel so we can give your reservation to a guest on our waiting list. There is a non-refundable cleaning fee.
  • Do I need to bring my own food?
    Yes, however, basic condiments such as coffee, salt, and pepper are provided.
  • Are there restaurants and grocery stores nearby?
    Yes, see Map link.
  • What size are the beds?
    The beds are queen and twin.
  • Do you have a grill?
    Yes, all the cottages have charcoal grills. You supply charcoal and starter
  • Do you have a TV or DVDs?
    Yes, but we do not have cable or satellite. The TVs are for teaching DVDs, movies, and music (we have some of each to play).
  • Is there a library?
    Each cottage is provided with books.
  • Is there an agenda?
    No, you are to do as you feel led by the Lord. Although, we would like to fellowship with you one night while you are here.
  • Do you allow pets?
    No (strictly enforced)
  • Do you allow ATV s?
    No, sorry insurance won’t allow it.
  • Do we need to bring bedding or towels or kitchen utensils?
    No, the cottages are fully stocked.
  • May I bring someone, like another couple or a family member to stay in the 2nd bedroom?
    Yes, but the 5 nights free does not apply. Their fee would be $200.
  • Do any of your cottages have fireplaces?
    Yes, two have fireplaces but are only used during the winter months.  Not working at this time.
  • Is there a laundry?
    Yes, each cottage has its own washer and dryer. You need to provide your own laundry detergent.
  • Are you open all year, even during the holidays?
    No, we do not accept reservations the week of Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • Do you allow for family reunions, staff retreats, pastors retreats, friend groups, or any kind of groups?
    Yes, but the 5 nights free does not apply and there is a fee for all the groups mentioned. Please call for information.
  • Will my cell phone work?
    If you are a Verizon carrier you may get reception in your cottage, otherwise, you may not have service. We do have a landline at the office for emergencies and you can often get a single by driving a short distance up the road.
  • Are there any restrictions?
    Yes, there is no alcohol, drugstobacco, or pets allowed on or around the property.  Strictly enforced
  • Do you have WiFi and Internet?
    No, we do not. Our motto is that you disconnect to reconnect with God and family. The whole purpose of being here is to focus on God with no distractions.
  • Do you allow pastors to bring their families?
    Yes, but we do charge a $200 cleaning fee. By families, we mean children that still live at home. Not adult children.

Space is limited. Call 417-223-3444 or use our reservation request form now.

The Brook At Bethpage