Welcome to Hickory Shades Motel, located in beautiful Brown County Indiana
We hope you enjoy your stay with us.
Let us know if we can assist you in any way.
Please be aware that this is not a hotel. We do not have full time staff 24/7.
Check-In - Between 4 p.m. & 6 p.m. Please advise us via email if your arrival will be after 6 p.m.
If you encounter any problem with your room please notify housekeeping
immedietely by texting 812.322.7300. Text HSM room # and your name and problem.
(We cannot resolve the problem after you return home).
Hickory Shades Motel reserves the right to substitute similar accomodations upon unavailability of your room choice.
Check-Out - 11 a.m. Please leave your key in office keybox.
must provide a valid credit card upon check-in.
In addition to payment for the room, we will place a hold (not a charge) on the card to ensure that it is a valid/working card for any incidentals.
This hold will be released automatically 7 days after check-out, provided that there are no damages to the room.
If there are any damages found, then Management reserves the right to extract this fee from the card on file.
Charges to Guest's card may include, but are not limited to: damages over and above normal wear and tear, theft,
excessive cleanup, unreturned keys, unauthorized late check-outs and evidence of smoking in room.
All guests who wish to pay cash for their reservation must also provide a valid credit card or personal check to hold for damages.
Telephone - There are NO phones in rooms.
Towels - We try to supply enough towels for your stay.
For environmental reasons we ask you to use only what you need while visiting Brown County.
Limited maid service.
Quiet Hours - 10 p.m. UNTIL 8 a.m.
Please, consider our other guests!
No loud or disturbing noise or behavior during quiet hours.
Number of Guests occupying a property is limited to the number stated reservation agreement.
Limits are strictly enforced.
Loud music or parties will not be tolerated.
Violators will be asked to leave. No refunds.
No Smoking -
All of our rooms are non-smoking!
This means ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING inside the building and smoking outside ONLY in
designated smoking areas. Violators will be asked to leave. No refunds.
Your credit card will be charged an extra room cleaning fee.
Activities - We are close to Brown County State Park, Yellowwood State Forest & Lake Monroe Reservoir.
Brown County State Park offers swimming, hiking and horse back riding. The Forest & Lake offer hunting & fishing.
Please remember you are coming to the woods!
If you are lucky you will be greeted only by Brown County Lady Bugs upon your arrival.
They are harmless and in fact quite beneficial to the environment. Always be aware
there are some critters around that can be bothersome and even dangerous, including
wasps, ticks, spiders & snakes.
If you are allergic to insects or pollen be sure to bring your anithistimine.
If you plan to visit the park bring bug repellant, sunscreen, etc.
We cannot control Mother Nature or her critters!
Any damage to rooms, bedding, furniture, hot tubs, linens, and/or theft or extra cleaning
will be BILLED to your credit card. Beds do have weight load limits.
Customers of size must inquire prior to making reservations.
Bed frames & linens are expensive...Please be careful.
Smoking in a non-smoking room or pets in a non-pet room will cause a $200.00
cleaning fee to be charged to your credit card.