Terms & Conditions for rentals at The House of Peace and Love for consideration of the monies received and the mutual promises contained herein, the Manager of the subject property hereby agrees to give guests permission to use the Property called The House of Peace and Love on the dates described on the reservation form and in the confirmation e-mail, under the conditions stated herein:
Advance Payment: Renters agree to pay Manager an Advance Payment in the amount specified on the reservation form and in confirmation e-mail. Advance payment is used to secure the property for advance reservations and is due at the time the reservation is made. Unless otherwise agreed upon in the confirmation email, renters pay 50% to reserve the space and 50% 30 days prior to arrival.
Final Payment: Renters agree to pay Manager the final payment 30 days prior to arrival and in the amount specified on the reservation form and in confirmation e-mail.
Cancellation Policy: A 25% cancellation fee totaled from the full amount of the reservation will be applied to all reservations for cancellations received 60 days of arrival. A 35% cancellation fee totaled from the full amount of the reservation will be applied to all reservations received 31-59 days of arrival. If cancellation is requested 30 days prior or after arrival date, all payments will be retained. If the subject property can be re-rented, a pro-rated refund will be issued less the 25% cancellation fee All renters will be able to apply their fee with a voucher for another time if there is space available except for the months of October, November, and December. There are no refunds after check-in. If there are some unforeseen circumstances such as a documented medical emergency, The House of Peace and Love will allow the guest to use the time at a later date other than the above mentioned times and if there are no other renters.
Security Deposit & Damage: Renter agrees to have Manager hold credit card number as a security deposit for all damages that might occur during the renters stay. Renter agrees to pay Manager the amount of actual damages to the Property arising from use of the Property, as well as for missing items, excessive clean-up and, if necessary, the cost incurred in removing the renter from the Property.
Cleaning Fee: A cleaning fee is required for a stay over three days or a group larger than ten people, unless otherwise arranged. Generally, long term stays of seven days or longer will be $100.00 non-refundable. Each renter’s fee will be discussed separately based on the length of occupancy and the number of guests.
Check in & Check out: Check in begins at 2:00 PM on the arrival date specified on reservation form and in the confirmation e-mail. This time is negotiable depending on occupancy and based individual renter’s reservations. Checkout is NO LATER than 10:00 AM on the departure date unless a later time has been approved and negotiated with Manager prior to arrival. This is based on each individual renter’s requests and requirements and always contingent on new occupancy.
Property Inspections: All problems, including inadequate cleaning and damage, must be reported in writing to Manager within 24 hours of check in for prior guest to he held responsible. Manager lives on site and reserves the right to enter renters' rooms at anytime for the purpose of effecting necessary inspections, repairs or maintenance. It is renter’s sole responsibility to inspect the Property upon arrival. Renter agrees to inspect the entire Property to ensure that it is free of hazards and properly equipped.
Please note that the House of Peace & Love is not equipped for the elderly or handicapped individuals that need special hand grips in the shower and have other special needs. The property is one level with only a three inch set of three stairs at the front door.
Renter assumes the entire risk of injuries arising from use of the Property. Renter will ensure that the Property has a secure shower or bathtub mat, and that the renter takes reasonable measures to prevent slips in the bathroom, on staircases, steps, on balconies and throughout the Property. Renter agrees to take a higher degree of care in the use of the Property because of the age of the structures and antique artifacts.
Occupancy: The maximum number of occupants allowed in the Property is specified in the reservation. Children over the age of 4 are counted. Overcrowding or misrepresentation is grounds for immediate revocation of the permission to use the Property and warrant removal of renter without refund.The renter as stated on their invoice are the persons who will occupy the Property.Parents may not book Properties for their children. The renter must be present at the Property for the time of the reservation and take full responsibility for the Property.
Small children are the responsibility of the renter. Children should not roam free on balconies, climb on furniture, hang out of windows, or engage in other unsupervised activities. The renter agrees not to allow children to use the viewing deck, to supervise children in the hot tub, and use the hammocks at their own risk.
Renter takes full responsibility for all lost or broken items and any damages to the Property of any kind.
Restrictions on Property Use: Renters are prohibited from engaging in any unlawful activity or any other activity that constitutes a nuisance. Violation of this provision will result in immediate eviction without refund, and renter will be held liable for any damages to the Property, contents and grounds. Property use of The House of Peace and Love may not be used for any activity in violation of local, state or federal laws.
Pets: No pets are allowed on the property at any time. Violation of the “No Pets” stipulation is grounds for immediate removal without refund.
Smoking Prohibited: The House of Peace and Love is a non-smoking property and any form of smoking is prohibited inside the property. There is a small smoking area on the side of the property which is the only are where smoking is allowed.
Personal Property Loss: Manager is not responsible for any loss or damages whatsoever due to the loss, theft, or damage to renter personal property or to personal property owned by renter's visitors including any vehicles whether owned, leased or rented.
Returned Checks: Renter will pay a $100.00 returned check fee on each check returned by renter's bank, plus the insufficient funds fee from the House of Peace and Love bank.
Subletting and Assignment: Renters may not sublet, sub-license or otherwise grant any rights to the use of the House of Peaceo f Love unless agreed upon in writing with the Manager.
Attorney’s Fees: If Manager consults legal counsel or a professional collection service for collecting any amounts due to Manager under this Agreement, Guest shall be responsible for all costs of litigation and/or collection in case of such, including actual attorney’s fees.
Limitations on Rental: The House of Peace and Love will not be liable for circumstances beyond their control, including but not limited to, appliances or air-conditioning/heating failure, other mechanical failure, unfavorable weather, disruption of utility services including cable television, etc. There will be no relocation, rental pro-ration, or refund in the event of such circumstances.
In the event that Manager is unable to deliver rooms at he House of Peace and Love to renters because of property sale, property Manager decision, fire, mandatory evacuation, eminent domain, or Acts of Nature, or if the property is unavailable because of construction delays or lack of utilities, renter agrees that Manager’s sole liability, as a result of any of these conditions, will be a full refund of all payments tendered by renter.
Property laws do not apply to the license granted herein, and the renter may be removed as a trespasser immediately upon termination of this license. The Property is rented on regular per renter need and is available for leases less than one year. Since the Casa is fully furnished the rate will be higher than regular rental .
Indemnification: Renter agrees to release Manager from and against all liability should anyone be injured upon the premises during the term of occupancy resulting from any cause whatsoever, except in the case of personal injury caused by willful gross negligence on the part of the Manager. Not withstanding anything to the contrary, this Occupancy Agreement is binding and effective when no signature is required, and renter affirmative assent to the terms is expressed by renters reservation of the unit. If renter desires to terminate this agreement due to lack of assent, he/she must do so within three days of the date the reservation was made in writing to the manager of the House of Peace & Love
Governing Law: The terms and conditions stated herein will be interpreted by and governed under the laws of the State of New Mexico and any action arising out of this agreement shall be litigated in the State of New Mexico.
Invalid Provisions: If any provision of this Agreement is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under present or future laws effective during the term hereof, such provision shall be fully severable and this Agreement shall be construed and enforced as if such illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision had never comprised a part hereof; and the remaining provisions hereof shall remain in full force and effect and shall not be affected by the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision or by its severance hereof. Furthermore, in lieu of such illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision there shall be added automatically as a part of the Agreement a provision as similar in terms to such illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision as may be possible and still be legal, valid or enforceable.
Entire Agreement: This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding of the parties and supersedes all prior agreements or understandings, whether written or oral. With respect to the subject matter, hereof no amendment or modification hereto shall be binding unless made in writing and signed by the parties hereto.
Waiver: The waiver by either party hereto of a breach of any term or provision of this Agreement shall not operate or be construed as a waiver of a subsequent breach of same provision by any party or of the breach of any other term or provisions of this Agreement.
Headings: Headings of the paragraphs herein are used solely for convenience and shall not be used for interpretation or construing any word, clause, paragraph or provision of this Agreement.