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TERMS AND CONDITIONS / CANCELLATION

The Sea Lion Estate

  1. NO UNAUTHORIZED EVENTS: There are absolutely no exceptions to this rule. If you are hosting a private event, full disclosure must be made at the time of booking. The Sea Lion reserves the right to charge an additional $4,000 for any unauthorized event.

  2. CHECK-IN/CHECKOUT: Unless otherwise stated, check-in is at 4:00 P.M. and checkout is at 11:00 A.M. Special exceptions may apply for events, weddings, or larger functions to accommodate delivery, setup, or travel. This will be agreed upon when booking is confirmed.

  3. REFUSAL: The Sea Lion or its agent has the right to refuse entry or evict persons who do not comply with these rules.

  4. SMOKING: This is a NON-SMOKING house. You will forfeit the full amount of the damage deposit if any occupants or invited guests smoke in the house or use illicit drugs.

  5. PETS: Pets are allowed under certain conditions. Please review our pet policy, and an additional refundable $250.00 pet deposit will be charged per pet.

  6. DAMAGE DEPOSIT: A damage deposit is required 30 days prior to your arrival. The damage deposit is NOT applied toward rent; however, it is fully refundable within 5 business days of departure, provided the following provisions are met:

    • No damage is done to unit or contents.

    • No charges are incurred due to contraband, pets, or collection of rents or services rendered during the stay.

    • No reports of unauthorized partying are received.

    • All debris, rubbish, and discards are placed in the dumpster, and soiled dishes are placed in the dishwasher and cleaned.

    • All charges accrued during the stay are paid prior to departure.

    • No linens are lost or damaged.

  7. PAYMENTS/FEE STRUCTURE: For events or weddings, an advance payment equal to 50% of the total rental rate is due immediately to secure booking. The second payment of the final 50% remaining balance is due 90 days prior to all bookings. The $3000 damage deposit is due 30 days prior to all bookings.

  8. CANCELLATIONS:

    • For events, weddings, or large functions (including accommodations): Full refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking. 25% refund for cancellations made at least 90 days before check-in. No refunds for cancellations made less than 90 days of check-in.

    • For short-term cancellations: Full refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking. If the check-in date is at least 60 days away, a 50% refund will be issued.

  9. OWNER'S RIGHT: The owner has the right to cancel booking 30 days prior to the booking date with a full refund of all fees paid to date.

  10. MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: The maximum number of overnight guests is up to 16 at The Sea Lion, 6 guests at The Owl's Nest, totaling 22. This is limited to the number of persons agreed upon at the time of contract. Any changes to this must be approved in writing prior to check-in. Any falsified reservation will be charged accordingly and will be reflected on the return of your damage deposit, and immediate cancellation of your reservation with no refund may apply.

  11. MINIMUM STAY: This property may require a three (3) night minimum stay.

  12. CLEANING: Our expectation is that the house is left as it was when you arrived, including the kitchen, appliances, toilets, and barbecue grill. The fee for cleaning that is added is for a basic cleaning of the house interior. This fee does not cover any cleaning of the exterior of the property. If the house and grounds are not in satisfactory condition at the time of inspection, there will be an EXTRA cleaning fee on top of the $950. Cleaning fee for STANDARD occupancy is $950.00, MAX occupancy is $1100.00, and for all events or functions, the cleaning fee is a minimum of $1500.00 (event or function size dependent).

  13. DAILY HOUSEKEEPING SERVICE: Linens and bath towels are included in the unit. Daily maid service is not included in the rental rate. This service is available at an additional rate and must be requested at the time of booking. We do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the home. No littering of any kind is allowed on the Property.

  14. SMOKING: All smoking must be designated to one outdoor area not less than 10ft away from any windows and doors. If the occupants wish to smoke on the Property, windproof ashtrays must be provided by the occupants for their guests, and all cigarette butts must be safely disposed of at the end of your stay.

  15. RATE CHANGES: Rates are subject to change without notice. All price quotes sent out and will be dated. All prices will be honored for the duration stated on all price quotes or until such time the price quote has been accepted and an invoice has been issued.

  16. FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS: Any reservation obtained under false pretense where the use of the Property has been misrepresented or the number of occupants and guests exceeds the original booking without written approval will be subject to forfeiture of Advance Payment, Damage Deposit, and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check in.

  17. WRITTEN EXCEPTIONS: Any exceptions to the above-mentioned policies must be approved in writing in advance.

  18. PARKING: Vehicles are to be parked in designated parking areas only. There is parking for approximately 40 cars. Parking on the road outside of the main gate is STRICTLY not permitted. All illegally parked cars are subject to towing; applicable fines/towing fees are the sole responsibility of the vehicle owner, and if any fines are given to the Sea Lion or its agent, the same will be deducted and from the Damage Deposit. All parking for events, weddings must facilitate their own shuttle transportation to and from the property during the time of the event. The transportation service hired must be a licensed company, and a final shuttle pickup must be scheduled in advance and be no later than 11:30 PM.

  19. HOT TUB: No children under the age of 12 permitted in hot tubs at any time. When using the hot tub, remember there is a certain health risk associated with this facility. Use at your own risk. Our housekeepers drain, sanitize, refill, and replenish chemicals in all tubs prior to your arrival; therefore, it may not be warm until later that evening.

  20. FIRES: There are NO beach fires from June 1— September 15. Due to the extreme heat. If it is determined that there were beach fires without approval or instruction, the damage deposit will be forfeited. (Restrictions are enforced by gov Canada - some exceptions may apply).

  21. CHILDREN: All children that are occupants or invited guests must be supervised at all times. Children over the age of 10 will be charged as an adult or must be included in your guest count (i.e., for your event and or during your stay).

  22. LEGAL: The occupants and their guests assume full legal responsibility for the use of the Property as a whole and waive any and all claim for damages, liability, or negligence on behalf of the landlord or their agent.

  23. BYLAWS: No event noise outside 10:30. All events must be wrapped up by 11:00 PM due to local bylaw. This will require the last shuttle off the property to be scheduled in advance.

  24. RULES: Rules and policies (“Standards”) are subject to revision at any time without notice to the client. It is the responsibility of the Client to inform themselves of the current standards.

  25. REQUIREMENTS: The Sea Lion Estate expects our Clients to get their event insurance with min 5 Million liability, special event permit, liquor license, or anything else required to hold their event at the property.

  26. WASHROOMS: For any Event, Wedding, or Large Function over 20+ people not including standard occupancy at The Sea Lion Estate, a waste management solution (port-o-potty or washroom trailer) must be hired by the party hosting the event or function and agreed upon by The Sea Lion Estate.

  27. COORDINATION: A licensed event or wedding planner will be mandatory for all weddings and or events outside of standard occupancy. The party planner or event manager must be onsite for setup, day of coordination and remain at the event until the event has concluded and in some cases is responsible for the day after to facilitate all vendors have picked up rentals. The Sea Lion Estate must be provided with an accurate timeline, vendor list, site plan, safety plan, and crowd control overview no less than 30 days prior. If no planner has been obtained, your reservation will be subject to immediate void/cancellation with no refund.

  28. POLICIES: Event insurance policy is mandatory; the minimum policy amount must be no less than a 5 Million Dollar policy. Proof of this policy must be provided to The Sea Lion Estate no less than 30 days prior to the event. The policy must be obtained for the entirety of your stay. Some exceptions may apply.

  29. VENDORS: All vendors must have all items picked up and removed from the property by checkout time (11:00 AM) unless otherwise arranged. (Some exceptions apply).

  30. CONFIRMATION: Bookings, events, or weddings dates will not be reserved or blocked off until payment has been made to the corresponding invoice or booking charge. The dates will remain open until such time as the deposit has been made or subsequent arrangements have been made.

PLEASE NOTE - The Sea Lion Estate will require a signed and dated copy of the Terms and Conditions. Once the reservation has been confirmed, an email including a PDF of the terms and conditions will be sent directly to our guest, and we require it to be signed and returned to us within 48 hours to ensure booking is confirmed.

CANCELLATION POLICY

CANCELLATIONS - Events, Weddings or Large Functions - Full refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking. 50% refund for cancellations made at least 60 days before check-in. No refunds for cancellations made within 60 days of check-in.

CANCELLATIONS - SHORT TERM: Full refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking, if the check-in date is at least 30 days away. 50% refund for cancellations made at least 14 days before check-in. No refunds for cancellations made within 14 days of check-in.

This policy applies to The Sea Lion Estate and or The Owls Nest Guest House. 

The Sea Lion reserves the right to cancel any bookings within 30 days of a scheduled booking and to provide a full refund of all monies paid by the client to the date of cancellation.

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