Guest Rental Terms and Conditions
The following rental terms will apply to your stay and supercede any other terms you may have encountered booking on another platform.
The property shall not be used by more than the number of adults and children listed in your reservation.
All guests shall abide by our good neighbor policy and shall not engage in illegal activity. Quiet hours are from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Pets that are under 60 pounds and pre-approved by us.
Under 21: The responsible renter must be at least 21 years of age (or the specified minimum age required to rent the property, if higher). Guests under 21 years of age are welcome, but the reservation will incur a $199 per night premium.
No smoking is permitted anywhere on the premises.
No commercial photography or filming is permitted on the property. Tents or other structures may not be erected.
Renter is liable for any damage to the property and agrees to accept charges to the card on file should damage occur during occupancy.
Rental payments are non-refundable outside of the first 48 hours from booking.
100% is due upon reservation, or 50% at reservation and the remaining 50% due 30 days prior to check-in.
This Rental Agreement (“Agreement”) is for rental of the rental property specified in a confirmed reservation (the “Property”). This Agreement is between: (1) 422 E 16th Ave LP and (2) the person who is the responsible renter of the Property (collectively “Renter” or “you”).
By booking your rental of the Property with us, you acknowledge that you have read and understand, and agree to be bound by, all terms, conditions, and policies in this Agreement, including any Unit-Specific Terms (collectively, the “Terms”). Certain jurisdictions, resorts, and specific homes require renters to agree to additional terms and conditions (“Unit-Specific Terms”). We will inform you during the reservation process of any Unit-Specific Terms that apply to rental of the Property. If any provision of the Unit-Specific Terms differs from the Terms in this Agreement, the provision of the Unit-Specific Terms will control.
A. Minimum Age. You must be at least 21 years of age to rent the Property. The Unit-Specific Terms may require a higher minimum age. You hereby confirm that you are at least (1) 21 years of age or (2) the age specified in any Unit-Specific Terms, whichever is higher.
B. Responsible Renter. As the responsible renter, you agree to be an occupant of the Property for the entire duration of the rental. All other occupants will be family members, friends, other responsible adults over 21, or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. You agree to be solely responsible for your actions and the actions of all family members, guests, and invitees (collectively, “Occupants”) present at the Property at any time during your stay, and to ensure that all Occupants understand and comply with the Terms.
C. Good Neighbor Policy. The Property is a privately owned home, and we enforce a good neighbor policy. Please treat the Property with the same care you would use with your own residence and leave it in the same condition it was in when you arrived. To prevent theft of or damage to furnishings or your personal property, you agree to close and lock doors and windows when you are not present at the Property and upon checkout. You and other Occupants agree to conduct yourselves throughout your stay in a manner that is respectful of and not disruptive to neighbors, traffic flow, or the community and that will not prompt complaints to us from police, neighbors, or neighborhood or homeowner associations. Noise audible outside the Property is prohibited between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. You and other Occupants agree to abide by all applicable parking restrictions and limitations.
D. Maximum Occupancy. The number of people present at the Property may not exceed the maximum posted occupancy unless we have given you advance permission to hold an event at the Property.
E. No Smoking. No smoking is permitted at the Property (including porches, decks or outdoor areas) at any time.
F. Pets. Pets (1) under 60 pounds are permitted at the Property or (2) bona fide service animals we are required by law to allow.
G. Events and Commercial Photography; Structures. Events and commercial photography or filming are prohibited at the Property without our express written permission. (If approved, additional conditions and fees may apply.) No tents or other structures may be erected on the property without our express written permission.
H. Criminal Activity Prohibited. Use of the Property for any criminal activity is prohibited and may result in fines or prosecution. This prohibition extends to use of the Property’s Internet service, if any, for criminal activity, including but not limited to unlawful downloads of copyrighted material, including movies, music, software, or other material. We will cooperate with any investigation of alleged criminal activity at the Property during your stay.
I. Consequences of Breach. Any failure by you or any other Occupants to comply with any of the terms above may result in a forfeiture of your rights to rent the Property, up to and including immediate eviction from the Property without refund. In addition you are responsible for, and you authorize us to bill your credit card on file for the full amount of, (1) any damage or loss that occurs at the Property during your stay; (2) a charge of up to $1,000 for violations of the pet policy, including for bringing more pets or different types of pets than specifically authorized; (3) an additional cleaning fee of up to $500 for violations of any of the guest policies above (other than the pet policy) or for excessive cleaning required by the acts or omissions of any Occupant during your stay; and (4) any fines issued by police, other government officials or agencies, utility providers, and/or homeowner associations for violation of any law, ordinance, or rule during your stay, and any damages (which may exceed the amount of fines) that result from the violation. If any unauthorized download of copyrighted material via the Property’s Internet service occurs during the period of your stay, you agree that we may share your contact information with the Internet service provider or any other party we reasonably believe has enforcement rights.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
J. Cancellation Policy; No Shows; Trip Protection. Rental payments are non-refundable. No full or partial refunds will be granted for no-shows or if you cancel within 30 days of the first night of your reservation, arrive after the first night of your reservation, or depart before the last night of your reservation, unless you purchased Trip Protection at least 30 days before the first night of your reservation (or within 48 hours if reservation is made less than 30 days in advance of stay) and cancel for a covered reason. Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, no refunds or compensation will be given if the property is unavailable for any reason outside of our control, including but not limited to adverse weather conditions, natural disasters, mechanical failures, acts of government agencies, or utility outages. We advise guests to obtain appropriate travel insurance.
L. Early Check-In/Late Checkout. Early check-in or late checkout may be available; additional charges may apply. If you do not vacate by checkout time (or late checkout time as agreed by us), you authorize us to bill your credit card on file for a late departure fee of up to one night’s rental and we may remove all Occupants and their personal property from the Property.
M. Maintenance or Housekeeping Issues; Property Conditions. The Property is provided as is, and we are not responsible for the inoperability or unavailability of any amenities. You agree to contact us as soon as you notice any maintenance or housekeeping problem, or any potentially hazardous condition, at the Property, or if any incident occurs at the Property that is related to such a problem or condition. We will take reasonable and appropriate steps to remedy any reported problem as soon as practicable. We may enter the Property at your invitation to remedy any problem you report, at reasonable times and with reasonable notice to inspect, maintain, or repair the Property, and to address any situation that we reasonably deem an emergency that threatens persons or property. You acknowledge that if the Property has access to amenities that are shared with other properties, such as a shared pool, hot tub, parking lot, or fitness center, that the availability and condition of those amenities is outside our control.
N. Choice of Law and Venue for Disputes. Unless otherwise specified in any Unit-Specific Terms, ithis Agreement shall be governed by the law of the State of New Jersey, U.S.A, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions, and both parties consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts of Cape May County, U.S.A.
O. Limitation of Liability. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO CASE SHALL OUR COMPANY, NOR ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR OWNERS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR DEATH, PERSONAL OR BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR STAY AT THE PROPERTY. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES WHETHER BASED ON A THEORY OF WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING ORDINARY NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE AND EVEN IF THE LIMITED REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
P. Indemnity. You agree to hold harmless and indemnify us, our employees and our affiliates for all claims for property damage, personal injury, or monetary loss resulting from your actions or omissions, and the actions or omissions of other Occupants, during your stay.
Q. Substitution of Property. On rare occasions, due to ownership changes, properties being removed from rental use, or a need for extensive repairs or maintenance, the Property may not be available for rental on the dates of your reservation. In this unlikely event, we reserves the right to substitute a comparable property. If comparable accommodations are not available, you will have the option of (1) selecting from other available properties (in which case you are responsible for, or will receive the benefit of, any difference in cost) or (2) receiving a complete refund of your reservation payment. In the event of a substitution of rental properties, all Terms in this Agreement, plus any Unit-Specific Terms specific to the substituted property, shall apply to your stay in the substituted property.