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Welcome to Shaw Air Force Base,

On behalf of the 20th Fighter Wing and 20th Force Support Squadron we welcome you to Carolina Pines Inn. We are committed to making your stay a pleasant one and consider it a privilege to serve you.

For current information on base activities, such as the fitness center, outdoor recreation, ITT, etc. join us on our Facebook or Twitter pages. You can also visit where you can view our lodging Guest Directory. Just select the Carolina Pines Inn Guest Directory drop down menu, and then select.

If you have any comments or questions about the Carolina Pines Inn, please call the front desk by dialing "0"from your room or 803895-3803 from any local telephone. We are open 24-hours a day to provide you with excellent customer service.

We value your input on ways to improve our services. Guest comment surveys are at the front desk, or update your email address with us throughout your stay and you will automatically receive your comment card. You may also log on to from your computer to give us your opinion.

If you need anything during your stay our staff is here to assist you. We sincerely hope you enjoy your stay at the Carolina Pines Inn.


Sandy Davis

Lodging Manager

Welcome Valued Guest!

We have provided you with a few complimentary items to get you through your first night's stay. Feel free to ask any Lodging team member if you need any of these items replenished. If you forgot to pack any toiletry item, please come see us at the front desk. We should have what you need available for purchase.

The Air Force Inns Promise: "Our goal is to provide you a clean, comfortable room to guarantee a good night's rest and pleasant stay. If any part of your stay with us is not satisfactory, please provide the lodging manager or front desk staff an opportunity to `make it right'."


Housekeeping service is provided 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Service is provided daily unless a "Do Not Disturb" sign is displayed.

Guests in TDY facilities must allow housekeeping access to their room at least every 72 hours; if you are in a "Pet Friendly" family facility, access must be allowed every 24 hours. Please do not use your "Do Not Disturb" sign if your room is unoccupied. Pets must be in kennels to allow housekeepers to enter.

HOUSEKEEPING Daily housekeeping services include: Cleaning floors and carpet, toilets, bathtub/showers, bathroom vanities, sinks and mirrors. Wastebaskets are emptied and cleaned daily, beds are made, clean towels are replenished one for one (only when they are on the floor or in the bathtub) and the coffee/tea area is restocked. Occupants in our TLFs are responsible for the daily cleaning of the kitchen. The following items are provided in each TLF for your convenience: A sweeper, mop, bucket, and broom.

Do Not Disturb Signs If a guest has a "Do Not Disturb" sign on the door past 2 p.m., housekeeping services may not be offered based on staffing.

7th Day Cleaning If your visit has you staying with us longer than 7 days, housekeeping service will include: Changing sheets, light dusting and furniture polished, thorough cleaning of the bathroom, vacuuming and mopping in addition to normal daily service. Please feel free to ask your housekeeper for extra linens and amenities as needed.

Housekeepers are trained not to touch your personal belongings. Please place your personal belongings in the closet or on the luggage rack so our housekeepers may better assist you.


In order to ensure the comfort and safety of all our guests, we ask that you please abide by the following guidelines:

All guests must be registered at the front desk.

Each registered guest or sponsor is responsible for the conduct of their guests.

Guests are responsible for any damage to the room furniture and carpet. Kool-Aid stains are difficult to impossible to remove. To prevent additional charges to guests, we highly discourage the use of this product in our guest rooms.

Keep all audio equipment to a reasonable decibel levels.

Weapons and ammunition are prohibited.

Turn off televisions and lights when room is not being occupied to conserve energy.

Pets are prohibited except in rooms designated as a "Pet Friendly" TLF. An additional cleaning fee will be assessed if a pet or evidence of a pet is found in a room not designated as a "Pet Friendly" TLF. Pets must be removed immediately. Call the Front Desk to reserve a "Pet Friendly" TLF room by dialing 0 from your room phone. This book contains a list of pet boarding facilities if needed. "Pet Friendly" TLF occupants are reminded that a fee may be assessed for not cleaning up after pets.

Smoking is prohibited in all lodging facilities. A $150 cleaning fee will be assessed if any indication of smoking is discovered.

Cooking is only permitted in rooms with cooking appliances. The use of hot plates is strictly prohibited. All pots, pans, dishes, and utensils must be washed by guests prior to departure. An additional cleaning fee may be assessed if dishes aren't washed and put away.

Do not store flammable liquids in your room.


FRONT DESK Our front desk is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please contact the front desk in the event you require additional assistance or information.

CHECKOUT TIME Checkout time is 11 a.m. for all room types. If you require a late check-out please contact our front desk. We will try to accommodate your request if space and staffing permit.

LAUNDRY For your convenience washers and dryers are provided free of charge. Dispensers are available for the purchase of detergents and softeners. You may purchase them at the front desk. Your room key will open the doors of the laundry rooms, which are located in the following buildings:

Building 924 Building 927 Building 928 Building 932 Building 934

First & Second Floor (center of building) First & Second Floor (center of building) Front Side Front Side Front Side


Dry Cleaning and alterations are available inside the AAFES Base Exchange: contact information is located on page 18.


Ice machines are located in the following areas:

Building 924

First Floor Laundry Room

Building 927

First Floor Laundry Room

Building 928

Laundry Room

Building 934

Laundry Room

RESERVATIONS In the event you require additional reservations at the Carolina Pines Inn, please contact our Reservations Office by dialing 0. We can also assist you with reservations for commercial hotels off base.

LODGING FITNESS ROOM The Lodging fitness room is located in building 928 (front side) and can be accessed with your room key 24 hours a day.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE In case of an emergency, dial 911 (for Fire, Security Forces, and Ambulance). Please avoid the following Fire Hazards:

o Using unauthorized cooking or heating devices in your room. o Overloading electrical circuits. o Leaving cooking equipment unattended while in use. o Not following good housekeeping practices. o Placing appliances, such as irons on floor or bed. o Placing grills within 15 feet of building.

ROOM RATES & PAYMENTS All guests are required to pay in advance. A $25.00 service charge will be assessed for all checks returned by the bank. Lodging rates are as follows:

Visiting Quarters Transient Lodging Facility 1 & 2 Bedroom Transient Lodging Facility 3 Bedroom Distinguished Visitors Quarters

$60.00 $63.00 $63.00 $69.00

PETS Pets are permitted to stay with you at the Carolina Pines Inn in rooms designated as a "Pet Friendly" TLF. Only 2 pets are allowed to stay in the room with you. There will be a $10.00 pet fee per night stay. Call the Front desk to reserve a "Pet Friendly" TLF room at 895-3803. The front desk also has a listing of local area kennels, if needed. A $75 cleaning fee will be assessed if a pet is found in a room not designated as "Pet Friendly" TLF and the pet must be removed immediately.

SMOKING A cleaning fee of $150.00 will be charged for tobacco use in any of our rooms! In accordance with AFI 40-102, tobacco use is only permitted in designated areas on Shaw AFB. Please refer the map section of this book for the location of permitted tobacco use areas.

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