Frequently Asked Questions
What is provided in the cabins?
Our cabins are very basic. They have bedrooms and bathrooms. They do not have fridges, microwaves, televisions or phones. All cabins can lock from the inside. Most cabins have a table with a few chairs, but no sitting/gathering room. Cabins do not have hair dryers, irons or ironing boards.
Are there rooms in the lodge?
No, there are no guest rooms in the lodge. Our lodge houses our front desk, soda fountain, gift shop, pavilion, library, game room and a few other meeting rooms.
Are the cabins air conditioned?
No, our cabins are not air conditioned. Most have ceiling fans and box fans are available upon request. The lake usually provides a cooling breeze at night. Air conditioning units can be requested for most units at a rate of $90 per week or $30 per day.
What time is check-in & check-out?
Check-in time is 4 pm. Check-out time is 10 am. Often times for wedding reservations we move-up check-in time to 1 pm.
Does Fair Hills provide cribs?
Yes, we have pack-n-plays available at no additional fee.
Does Fair Hills have laundry facilities?
Yes, we have guest laundry facilities. We have 6 washers and 6 dryers. Washers are $.75 per load and dryers are $.75 per load. Detergent is available for sale in the lobby.
Are there handicap accessible cabins?
Yes, we do have handicap accessible cabins and cabins with handicap accessible bathrooms. Our dining hall and lobby are also handicap accessible.
Can cabins be rented short term or only for week long stays?
Most of our guests stay for week long stays but we do rent our cabins short term as well. However we do have a 2 night minimum.
Can guests have outside visitors for the day?
Yes, you may have visitors for the day. There is a daily visitors fee, which includes all of our amenities and activities. You may also have your friends join you for meals in the dining room for an additional fee.
Can 3-year olds join in the activities for the 4-8 year olds?
Yes, your 3-year old may be able to participate in the activities, please contact the office with your concerns.
If we are staying on one meal plan, how do we let you know which meal we are going to have?
Let the office know before you arrive what your plans are. If you choose to change meals once you are here, please let either the office or the dining room hostess know the day before.
Is tipping allowed?
No, tipping is not allowed at Fair Hills. A service charge is added to your bill. This service charge is not a gratuity and is distributed to service personnel and other employees at the discretion of the management.
Can we bring our own boat?
Yes, we have dock slips available per week or you may tie your boat to a buoy near our beach. We have a boat launch on our property, or you may use the public landing, just down the beach. We also have boat trailer parking available.
Are RV hook-ups available?
No, we do not, nor do we have a great place to park them, please leave them at home!
What linens are provided?
Bed linens and bathroom towels are provided, please bring your own beach towel.
Does Fair Hills have babysitters?
Babysitters are available upon request at the front desk.
Are pets welcome?
No, we are a pet-free facility.
When is Fair Hills open?
We are open late April through early October; family season is from mid June through August.
Are the cabins smoke free?
Yes, all of our cabins are smoke free.
Which airlines fly into Fargo?
Many guests fly into both the Minneapolis-St. Paul and Fargo airports. Allegiant Air, American Eagle, United Express and Delta Airlines fly into Hector International Airport in Fargo, ND.
How do I get from the Fargo airport to Fair Hills?
Please contact the office for a list of recommended car services.
Is there a grocery store nearby?
Yes, in Cormorant Village, approx. 6 miles away, there is a small grocery store and in Detroit Lakes, approx. 20 miles away, there are several grocery stores and a Wal-Mart.