Frequently asked questions
What time is check-in / check-out at Flamingo Bungalow?
Who ave self check-in via an electronic keypad on the carport door. Check-in is at 4:00 p.m. or later, at your convenience. On turn around days, our housekeeper needs the full 5 hours available between the departure of the previous guests and your check-in to clean the house and do laundry. If you would like an earlier check-in please let us know and we will accommodate you if at all possible. It is not guaranteed.
Check-out is as late as 11:00 a.m. Our housekeeper will arrive and will be ready to clean. So, please, no late check-out.
May I bring my small, well-behaved, house-broken pet?
No. We are a pet free rental. Please leave your pets at home with family or at a boarding facility.
Is the Bungalow suitable for children?
The Bungalow is not suitable for young children. The property is not child-proof. We have glass surfaces in each room and sharp edges. We lack outlet covers. Our yard is not fenced.
Please do not request to book if there will be children under the age of 15 in your party.
Do you have a grill?
No. We've yet to find a cleaning service or housekeepers who are willing to clean a grill.
What is the maximum number of guests at Flamingo Bungalow?
Maximum occupancy is 6 adults (all over the age of 15).
We have one king bed, 2 queen beds and 2 full bathrooms. Maximun occupancy is determined by our insurer based on a number of factors. We are unable to make exceptions for extra guests, as our policy would be voided.
What is your minimum stay? May we stay for one night?
The minimum stay at Flamingo Bungalow is 2 nights, although 3-night minimum stays may be required for long holiday weekends or special events.
You may stay for one night, but you will be charged for 2 nights.
What is your nightly rate and cleaning fee?
Our rates may fluctuate at certain times during the year. However, our current rate (as of September 2019) is $135 Sunday - Thursday nights, and $145 on Friday and Saturday nights. Prices are subject to change at any time.
The cleaning service charges us $130 to clean our 2300 sq. ft. house. Although, you may only use one bedroom, we must clean the entire interior / exterior after your departure.
What amenities do you provide?
Amenities include, but are not limited to:
Central Heat & Air
Washer & Dryer. detergent provided
A covered carport / driveway for parking. Parking on the street or in the yard is not allowed by the HOA.
All linens / pillows
Soap in kitchen and bathrooms, trash bags
Cable TV and WiFi
Blow Dryer in each bathroom
Piano, tuned to concert pitch
Pots, pans, baking sheets, casserole dishes
Spices, olive oil, coffee, tea
Refrigerator with ice-maker
Electric cook top stove / oven
Kitchen Aid Mixer
Cuisinart Food Processor
Dining table, seating for 6
Dishes, glassware, wine glasses, cocktail glasses, silverware
Master Bedroom with king bed, new & very comfortable mattress / box spring and flat screen TV
Bedroom 2 with queen bed, new & very comfortable mattress / box spring
Bedroom 3 with queen bed, new & very comfortable mattress / box spring
Bedside tables on each side of the beds, with a lamp on each table
Each bedroom has an alarm clock, with FM radio, USB port and white noise machine
Screened porch with ceiling fans, ample seating and a dining table for 6
Patio seating for 6
Where do I park? May I bring my motorcycle, boat, RV, wave runner, golf cart, trailer or any other motorized vehicle or sports equipment?
Please park in the carport or driveway. There is no parking allowed on the street or lawn via the HOA. We cannot accommodate motorcycles, boats, RVs of any size, wave runners, golf carts or any other motorized vehicle or sporting equipment. We are unable to accommodate a trailer of any size or kind.
The only motorized vehicles allowed at Flamingo Bungalow are automobiles or passenger trucks.
Do you accept long-term rentals?
We are a short term vacation rental property The longest rental available is 14 days. If you are interested in a slightly longer stay please contact us to discuss.
Is it possible to book directly with the owner?
Yes. If you choose to book via VRBO or the other platforms, there are booking fees of 6-12% or more for using their service. Those fees are eliminated by booking directly with the owner. It's money that is freed up to spend on your vacation.
How far is your property from Spec Martin Stadium? Publix? etc.
Driving distances to a few Stetson locations:
Spec Martin Stadium 1.3 miles
Stetson Athletic Training Center 0.5 miles
Stetson School of Music 1.2 miles
Stetson College of Arts / Sciences .9 mile
Gillespie Museum .9 mile
CUB .8 mile
Driving distances to a few general DeLand locations:
1 mile to historic Main Street (Woodland Blvd)
CVS drugstore - less than a mile
1.8 miles to Publix, the nearest grocery store
1.8 miles to Florida Hospital
2.3 miles to the nearest Wal Mart
2.5 miles to the nearest UPS store
1.2 miles to the nearest USPS
3.4 miles DeLand Munincipal Airport
8 miles to DeLeon Springs State Park
9 miles to Blue Spring State Park
Driving distances to greater Central Florida locations:
19 miles to Daytona Beach International Airport
30 miles to Sanford International Airport
58 miles to Orlando International Airport
20 miles to the Sanford Zoo
21 miles to Daytona Beach
24 miles to New Smyrna Beach
27 miles to Ormond Beach
48 miles to Universal Studios
55 miles to Walt Disney World
55 miles to Sea World
58 miles to Disney Springs
48 miles to Universal Studios