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Lodging Policies

Scan the QR Code from your camera to access your reservation and check-in.
Scan the QR Code from your camera to access your reservation and check-in.

A 50% deposit is required at booking with the remaining balance charged to the credit card on file 14 days prior to arrival. You may cancel or alter your reservation for no charge up to 14 days prior to arrival. Please note, we will assess a fee of the full booking amount if you must cancel after this deadline. Unity College Sky Lodge is a cashless property and only accepts payment by credit card.

Check-in after 5:00 p.m.

  • Proceed directly to the cabin home and the key to the will be placed on the kitchen counter.
  • Upon arrival utilize use the QR code or visit for contactless check-in.
  • If you need anything during your stay, text us at 207-742-7256.

Check-out before 10:00 a.m.

  • Leave the key on the counter, set the thermostat to 60 degrees, and lock the door upon exit.
  • Upon departure utilize use the QR code for contactless check-out.
  • You will receive a text within 48 hours asking about your stay.
  • Check-outs after 10:00 a.m. will be charged an additional full day’s rental.
  • There are no refunds for early departures.

Early check-in after 12 noon but before 5:00 pm can be requested three (3) days prior to arrival by emailing or texting. If we can accommodate the request, a fee of $25 dollars will be charged. Check-outs after 10:00 a.m. will be charged an additional full day’s rental. There are no refunds for early departures.

Be Mindful

Enjoy the simple pleasures of nature while staying on our campus. Our cabins and homes are also close together, please be mindful of other guests.  Guests should be considerate of others and keep noise levels down, especially during later evening hours.

Wi-Fi and Internet

Network: UCSL-Guest
Password: UnitySkyLodge

Wi-Fi and internet are not available in all accommodations. We encourage our guests to enjoy conversations and the outdoors versus electronics. VCRs and tapes may be provided upon request.


We love kids! However, safety regulations in 1929 differ than those of today and due to the historic nature of the lodge, there are a few items to consider. Baluster spacing is wide and balcony railings are short, for this reason, the historic lodge and cabins are not recommended for small children.

Capacity Limits

Unity College Sky Lodge abides by State of Maine Eating and Lodging Rules. Each accommodation has limits to the maximum number of guests, for this reason cribs and cots are unavailable. Accommodation capacity limits are as follows:

  • Aspen, Birch, and Cedar Cabins – 4 guests
  • Mountain View Cabin – 6 guests
  • Trails End Private Home – 8 guests
  • Individual Guest Rooms – 2 guests
  • Historic Lodge – 24 guests
  • Dining Room and Events – 50 guests

Fireplaces and Wood Stoves

For guests staying in Aspen, Birch, Cedar, Mountain View, or Trails End split and seasoned wood and starter kits are available for purchase through our online retail store. We invite you to use these items with care. If you are running low on wood, please text us at 207-742-7256 to have additional wood added to your account and delivered. Do not dump ashes in the trash, on the deck, lawn, or snow. At this time, the fireplaces in the historic lodge are unavailable for use.

Outdoor Grills

Gas grills are available for use in the Summer season. If propane is empty, reach out to our staff and request a replacement can. Grill tools are provided and can be found in the kitchen.

Trash and Recycling

Recycle often and recycle right. Moose River, Maine participates in single-stream recycling. Recycle all empty plastic bottles, cans, paper, and cardboard. Keep food and liquids out of the recycling. Separate trash from recycling as appropriate. If your cabin home requires trash pick-up or additional bags text us at 207-742-7256. Do not leave trash outside. There’s no substitute for nature and trash can harm the wildlife.


Parking is available next to each cabin and home. RVs and campers are prohibited from being parked on Unity College property. Snowmobiles cannot be parked on the wooded rear decks of the cabins and homes. Space is limited, each cabin and home can accommodate one ATV/snowmobile trailer.

Towels and Bedding

White towels and bedding are included in the cabin homes for each guest and for human use only. White towels are not meant for dogs, sporting equipment, or vehicles. If rag towels are needed text us at 207-742-7256. Any damage to towels and bedding will be charged to the guest’s credit card.

Tobacco and Drug-free Campus

Unity College is committed to creating a healthy environment for all. All buildings and outdoor spaces are tobacco and drug-free (inclusive of cigarettes, vapes, and all controlled substances). Although marijuana may be legal in Maine, it remains banned on college campuses, including Unity College Sky Lodge. Tobacco, vape, or drug use in any of the accommodations or public Unity College spaces may result in a cleaning fee starting at $250.00 and being banned from the property.

Weapons Policy

To ensure the safety of our guests and staff, any visitor who is in possession of a weapon on Sky Lodge premises is personally responsible for abiding by all applicable federal, state, and local laws and ensure the weapon is unloaded, secured in a locked, hard-sided weapon container provided by the guest, and always safeguarded the weapon. The weapon must remain out of sight whether secured in a vehicle or accommodation. Weapons are prohibited from Welcome Center, Moose River Valley Center, and other public buildings. Sky Lodge is private land and hunting is prohibited in the 150-acres. Guests who fail to abide by this policy will be asked to leave the premises immediately. No exemption to this policy is allowed for private persons, even those licensed and permitted to carry a firearm, and/or where applicable, to conceal-carry a firearm.

Pet-Friendly Cabins and Homes

We gladly welcome dogs (no cats or other pets) in our cabins and homes when notified in advance. We charge $25 per dog per night (maximum of two dogs). Unsociable dogs (barking, chewing, aggression) are not permitted. Owners must clean up dog waste. Dogs must be on a leash when outside of the cabin or home. Dogs must be crated if left alone in your room. Dogs are not permitted on furniture including beds. Please wipe off dirty dog paws before entering the house or cabin. Rag towels are provided upon request. Text us at 207-742-7256 if you need more. Any damage to the cabin will be charged to the guest’s credit card.

Damages and additional fees

Any items damaged or removed from the property during your stay will be automatically charged to the card on file. When you leave no trace, you show you care and that makes a difference for all your fellow nature lovers.

Enhance Your Stay

Beverages, snacks, and souvenirs are available from the Elaine and John Couri Welcome Center. You may “enhance your stay” by placing an order online or contact the team directly. We do not have a restaurant on site.

Tips and Gratuity

Unity College is committed to paying a living wage to its service employees working at Sky Lodge. All service-based employees are paid at or above the full minimum wage, rather than the hospitality minimum wage. Any amount paid above and beyond the final bill will be donated to the Unity College’s Environmental Stewardship Fund to help ensure cost is not a barrier to education. To learn more or donate, visit our Environmental Stewardship Fund page.