Terms & Conditions

 

Cancelled Guest House Bookings (the legal position)

 

A contract for the reservation of accommodation at a guest house whether by writing or verbal imposes an obligation on the proprietor to hold a room/rooms at the disposal of the guest for an agreed period and the guest to pay for the accommodation so reserved If either party seeks to vary or cancel the contract this can only be done by mutual agreement or in the absence of such agreement subject to liability to compensate the other party for any loss occasioned thereby.

 

Cancellation of a booking by a Guest without the consent of the proprietor or failure to arrive on the due date whatever the reason entitles the proprietor To claim compensation subject to the following condition They must take all reasonable steps to re-let the room and reduce the claim accordingly.

 

As re- letting is possible up to the last day of the period booked, no claim should be made until that period has expired. Any claim for compensation must exclude items, such as food, which have not been supplied but extra Expense incurred in trying to re-let the (e.g. advertising Phone calls) may be added. If the Guest has paid a booking fee, this will not be returnable unless the proprietor’s claim is less than the booking fee, in which case any balance should be refunded.

 

In cases where claims for compensation have been decided county courts, Guest House proprietors normally are Awarded damages on the basis of two thirds of a full board booking, The remaining one third being regarded as the value of food not Supplied. It has also been held that illness does not entitle a Guest To cancel the contract without compensation to the Proprietor. The British Hotels and restaurants association issues this statement for the information of Guests to its members and to the members of affiliated associations.

 

The CHEQUERS GUEST HOUES - Great Yarmouth
The CHEQUERS GUEST HOUSE - Great Yarmouth
The CHEQUERS GUEST HOUES - Great Yarmouth
The CHEQUERS GUEST HOUES - Great Yarmouth
The CHEQUERS GUEST HOUES - Great Yarmouth
The CHEQUERS GUEST HOUES - Great Yarmouth
The CHEQUERS GUEST HOUES - Great Yarmouth