Check In/Out Times
Check In: After 3:00 pm* Check Out: By 11:00 am. For earlier check ins or later check outs please make pre-arrangements. We will always do our best to accommodate your needs. *Due to our distance from major airports and travel related delays we welcome check ins at any hour. We kindly request that you contact us if you will be arriving past 10:00p.
Is expected in full at time of arrival. We accept American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Cash and personal check with ID also accepted.
Always suggested and accepted up to one year in advance**. A non refundable , non transferable deposit of 15% is required at the time your reservation is made. In the event of a cancelation we will honor your 15% deposit towards a future stay within 6 months of your initial reservation date. **Due to very high demand Bucknell Family and Graduation Weekends require special handling. Please read the policy points below for Bucknell Family Weekend and Bucknell Graduation Weekend.
For the comfort of all of our guests we cannot allow pets.
Service Animals for People with Disabilities
The Tawsty Flower is committed to providing service to customers with disabilities who are accompanied with service animals, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Service animals play an important role in ensuring the independence of people with disabilities. The Tawsty Flower welcomes customers with disabilities who use service animals. Emotional support, therapy, comfort, or companion animals are not considered service animals under the ADA and are not permitted in any of our rooms, suites, or cottages.
Must be made by 3:00PM and a full 48 hours prior to your arrival date to avoid cancellation charges. We will do our best to fill the opening from any cancellation made in less than 48 hours. If we are unable to re-book your late cancellation your credit card will be charged 50% of the cost of the nights reserved. No shows and cancellations made after 3:00PM the day of your reservation will be charged in full. Please call us at (570) 522-6600 for details.
Minimum Stay
Certain peak weekends and events require two night minimum stay. Single night stays are welcome at all other times in our inn. Stays in the Haines Suites and our Cottage always require a 2 night minimum stay.
Peak Weekends
Bucknell Parents/Family Weekend, Graduation, Reunion, and Homecoming weekends, PIAA Swim Meets, and other peak sporting event weekends. These dates will require a minimum stay in any and all of our accommodations including rooms in our inn.
Extra Guest/Cot
$20.00 per night in rooms #1 & #4 only. We cannot allow or fit cots in any other rooms, suites, or cottages.
10 years and older please in the inn. Certain exceptions apply in our cottage and suites. Please call for details.
We are a Smoke Free establishment. Smoking Is not permitted inside any buildings or on the property.
Bucknell Family/Parents Weekend
We receive hundreds of reservation requests for Bucknell’s Family Weekend throughout the year. With only 10 total accommodations to offer we cannot come even close to filling that demand. In the interest of creating an even opportunity for all to have a chance at a Family Weekend reservation we start accepting reservations for Bucknell Family Weekend on October 1st at EXACTLY 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time for the following year’s Family Weekend. Example; for Bucknell Family Weekend 2022 we will start accepting reservations at 10:00PM E.S.T. on October 1st, 2021. At that time you may reserve via phone or online with a LIMIT of one room per family. Online reservations for multiple rooms will be bounced and cancelled. Reserving online gives you the best chance at a reservation. Things happen very fast and we are usually fully booked for Bucknell Family Weekend in less than 10 minutes. If you cannot get a booking for Family Weekend we hope you will consider staying with us on another weekend. Also note that Bucknell Family Weekend requires a minimum 2 night stay. Please check the Bucknell Calendar for the exact dates of their Family Weekend. Please note that our booking engine is open 24/7 all year for all dates other than Bucknell Family and Graduation Weekends. We will gladly take your reservation via phone or online for other dates throughout the year. As of now we are completely booked for Parent’s Weekend 2021 and our wait list is full and closed.
Bucknell Graduation Weekend
For Bucknell Graduation Weekend we are once again faced with hundreds of reservation requests for the small supply of only 10 accommodations we have to offer. For Bucknell Graduation Weekend we offer right of first refusal to our most frequent past guests. Due to our limited supply of accommodations and our high number of previous guests we cannot and will not guarantee a reservation to all past guests. We limit these reservations to one room per family. We allocate graduation reservations in January of the graduation year.