Ted's Place Cottages
Things to Do
Frequently Asked Questions
What time is check in/check out?
Check in is at 3pm and check out is at 11am
Do you allow pets?
Yes, please see our
pets policy tab
on our website.
When does the pool open for the season?
We make every effort to open the pool in time for Memorial Day weekend, however, bad weather often delays this planned opening. Please contact us a week before Memorial Day to verify.
Do you charge for children?
Children 10 years and younger stay for free. Children over 10 years will be charged as adults.
Do you have places to park/charge our boat?
All of our Cottages EXCEPT the Marina Cottages have exterior outlets for charging your boats. There are no electric outlets at our marina docks. Do not park on the grass, please park on pavement – we have a paved parking lot for parking.
Do you provide maid service?
Yes, a basic daily service is complimentary. This basic service consists of removal of trash and dirty towels and the provision of clean towels, washcloths and dish-towels. For a $10/day per cottage fee, we will also make your beds and wash your dishes.
Do you provide linens?
Yes, bed linens and towels are provided based on the number of people listed on the reservation.
Can we smoke in the rooms?
Smoking is allowed in a limited number of designated cottages. Smoking is strictly prohibited in non-smoking cottages. A $200 cleaning fee will be assessed to any guests smoking in non-smoking rooms.
Do you have ovens in the rooms?
No. There is a 4-burner stove top range and a microwave in each cottage for cooking.
Do you provide coffee in the rooms?
Yes, there is a drip coffee maker in each cottage and we provide ground coffee and coffee filters.
Do you provide cookware? Flatware?
Yes, each cottage has a basic set of cooking utensils and pots/pans. We do not provide specialty or large capacity cookware. You should bring large pots & pans (>2qts) if you plan on preparing any large meals. Each cottage also has a basic set of dishes, cups and silverware.
What's there to do in the area?
Please see our
Things to Do section
on our website.
Are there restaurants close/nearby? Can you walk to them?
There are many restaurants in the area within a 5-10 minute drive.
Where do we launch our boat?
Mazurik boat launch offers direct access to Lake Erie and is less than a mile away. Mazurik’s Access is a free facility maintained by the State of Ohio.
Can we check in early?
Unfortunately, no. We are fully booked most of the season and it is difficult to accommodate early check-ins.
Can we take a shower after we return from fishing?
We do not have any public showers and we require Check-out by 11am. You should book your room for an additional night if you wish to clean up after 11am on the day of your departure.
Do you have fire pits?
We have one community fire pit behind the pool area that is first-come and is free.
Is the pool heated?
No, the pool is not heated.
Do we have to bring our own charcoal?
Yes. There are several supply stores (Walmart, IGA, Erie Food Market, etc.) that sell groceries, meats and sundries. All are within 10-15 min drive.
How far are you from the ferry to the islands?
Miller’s Ferry (15 min drive) provides transport to Put-in-Bay. The Kelley’s Island Ferry is 10 min drive away.