At Shelter Island House our most important consideration is the health and well-being of our community, guests and employees. As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we continue to update our policies and procedures with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We have taken every step possible to ensure your safety, from check-in to check-out, including the addition of rigorous cleaning protocols, increasing the frequency of cleaning, and placing hand sanitizing stations throughout the property.

Steps we’ve taken in response to COVID-19 include:

bottle of sanitizer and a mask on a table - Shelter Island Hotel


  • Self check in.
  • Hand sanitizing stations and masks will be available. Social distancing signs will be posted throughout the property for everyone’s safety.
  • Complementary masks are available however, it is strongly recommended you bring your own.
  • After your room is completely cleaned and sanitized for your arrival. Please let our front desk know if you do NOT want further housekeeping conducted throughout your stay. Some guests prefer that no one enter their room once they have checked in.
  • Face coverings and social distancing will apply in all common areas at all times.


croissant and coffee


  • We are happy to assist you in securing reservations at many of the local restaurants prior to your arrival.
  • An eye-opener grab-n-go breakfast has been designed for our guest’s safety and enjoyment.
  • Osprey Bar & Lounge – Please check with the front desk for daily hours of operation.
  • Due to  COVID-19 all specials & packages regularly offered by Shelter Island House have been discontinued until further notice.


Woman relaxing in the pool at Shelter Island House


  • The pool area is open for only our hotel guests to enjoy. Outside guests will not be permitted to use the pool. Social distancing limitations and a maximum capacity of guests within the pool area will apply. The beautiful beaches of Shelter Island are also a wonderful option to visit with less restrictions.
  • Guests will enjoy complimentary amenities including bicycles, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, hairdryers, in-room coffee machines, irons, and ironing boards.