Booking Terms & Conditions
The following Terms and Conditions should be read and understood before making a booking and are intended for your safety and ease of use of our property and services.
Please appreciate that Guestlands is a self catering B&B style accommodation attached to a private home and gardens. We are not a hotel or guesthouse although we do try to provide a boutique resort style experience. Your respect for our private property would be appreciated whilst staying as our guest.
Your accommodation includes a private villa room and en-suite facilities, use of the guest media/ lounge room and the private dedicated breakfast/ café wine bar “ La Trattoria’ and our outdoor kitchen dining /lounge area- ‘La Cabana’ . Access to the gardens, pool and spa areas is also included and we have parking available on the premises.
Free Wi Fi access is available but not guaranteed.
Booking | Payment | Cancellation Policy
To secure your reservation a fifty percent (50%) deposit is required with the balance payable at least 7 days prior to arrival.
There is no charge for cancellation if you notify us at least 21 days prior to your check in date, a 25% cancellation fee applies thereafter, and 50% cancellation fee applies if less than 72 hrs notice. 100% cancellation fee applies within 24hrs notice or no show.
In the event that any Covid lockdown restrictions are imposed by Government Health authorities that prevent you from travelling to stay with us prior to the commencement of your check in date, we offer full refund or you can reschedule to another to date.
If you or your travelling partner are required to isolate as a result of being diagnosed with Covid within 7 days prior to your arrival, we offer full credit to reschedule to another date otherwise standard cancellation fees apply.
All notices, changes or cancellation requests must be in writing via our email address firstname.lastname@example.org and confirmed by us to acknowledge and validate for the avoidance of doubt.
Reservations made through a booking agency will upon cancellation attract said booking agency’s administration fee in addition to our Guestlands B&B fees & charges.
Guestlands reserves the right to cancel a booking at any stage. All payments will be fully refunded in such unlikely event or if possible we will endeavour to find you accommodation of equivalent or better standards.
We strongly recommend that guests take out travel/cancellation insurance.
Payment can be made into the following account:
Westpac BSB:032376 ACC: 302812 Name: Guestlands
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check in is from 2:30pm
Check out is 10:30am.
Late check out or early check-in may be available however is dependant on other guest bookings or by prior agreement. Non- approved late check outs will incur a $75 per hour fee. We are a small B&B with limited rooms so please respect the time taken to prepare the villa for you and incoming guests.
Please keep us informed as to your arrival time, especially if arriving late.
Your host will welcome you and your guests and demonstrate the facilities how to use the equipment. Guests must follow the instructions for using the TV’s, DVD, coffee machine, kitchenette facilities and Spa. Failure to do so may leave you liable for any damage they cause.
When you or your guests leave you must ensure all doors and windows are locked and the keys are returned. Please check that you take all your property with you as we cannot guarantee the security after you depart. We will try to contact you if you have left something behind and can arrange for their return if required.
Damage, Soiled or Missing Property:
The person booking the room or the cardholder is deemed to be responsible for their actions and those of any of their party. Guestlands reserves the right to repair or replace, with new, any missing, damaged or soiled items. Any additional cleaning will be charged appropriately and may include any cost for loss of business. Losses include lost income, specialist expenses and the sourcing of alternative accommodation as necessary. You acknowledge and authorise that the charge may be debited from the credit card or charge facility used for the security bond of the booking.
For the comfort and benefit of our guests, Guestlands is a STRICTLY NON SMOKING accommodation. Should you choose to ignore this policy, you will be asked to leave and charged in full for your entire stay plus an additional $300-$500 for specialist cleaning to your room. Payment will be debited from the credit card or charge facility used for the security bond of the booking.
Smoking maybe permitted in some of the open garden areas however we ask you respect and not offend others that may be nearby. You will be charged for any additional cleaning or collection of cigarette butts that are not properly disposed of.
Guestlands and its staff does not accept liability in respect of any loss or damage to articles brought onto our property. We also cannot accept responsibility for your cars while parked on our premises. Your car is parked at your own risk.
Lost property is held for a period of one (1) month. Although we will do our best to contact you and advise of any property found it is the responsibility of you or your guest to contact us to claim lost property. On request, lost property will be returned via a pre-paid and addressed Australia Post envelope or courier at cost.
Risk of Falling Branches:
Our large gum trees (Eucalypts) on occasion may drop branches. . Though extremely rare events, please assess the risk when parking, walking or sitting under the trees.
Interruption of Essential Services:
Guestlands does not accept any responsibility for failure or interruption of utilities or essential services such as water, gas, electricity or telecommunications but shall make every effort to provide temporary or alternative services where possible and contact the authorities to report and remedy such incidences.
Furthermore, in the event that a faulty appliance is reported, Guestlands does not accept any responsibility for subsequent loss of amenity by the guest.
All personal details retained by Guestlands will be maintained in accordance to Australian Law and will not be released to any third parties for any purpose whatsoever. At Guestlands we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of any personally identifiable information (PII) you provide us with. PII includes information that can be linked to a specific individual, such as name, address, phone number, or email address.
What Information We Collect: In an effort to keep our service as simple and easy as possible we do not create, use or store profiles of our customers. We only record PII and other information that we reasonably require to do business with you.
How We Use Your Information: Guestlands uses your PII only for the purpose of responding to and fulfilling your requests for accommodation. Information collected when you make a booking is used to charge your credit card and deliver your booking confirmation electronically. We may also contact you about your stay for customer service purposes or to make any changes or cancellations to your booking. Domain tracking of visitors to our website and how many visits each page receives may be collected to enhance the services and online experience that we provide.
Who We Share Your Information With: Guestlands does not disclose any information about customer bookings to anyone except as may be required by law. Guestlands may disclose information against someone who poses a threat to Guestalnds B&B interests (such as customer fraud) or whose activities could cause harm to others.
How You Control and Access Your Information: Guestlands B&B believes that site visitors and customers should have control over the collection and use of their PII. You have control and access to your information such that if at anytime you would like to enquire or alter the PII you provided to Guestlands B&B in your booking, please contact us.
Changes to these Terms and Conditions: Guestlands has the authority and the right at any time it sees fit or reasonable to change or modify all or any part of these terms and conditions. A copy of our terms and conditions is published on our website www.guestalnds.com.au
The above terms and conditions are deemed to have been accepted when the booking is made.
C) Guestlands July 20204