General Terms and Conditions of Sale for Bed and Breakfast Stays

Article 1 - Purpose

The purpose of these general terms and conditions of sale is to inform customers of the conditions and procedures for booking and cancellation, as well as responsibilities. These conditions may be modified at any time without notice. Acceptance and compliance with these terms and conditions of sale are acquired upon payment of the deposit. 

Article 2 - Duration of the stay

The client who signs this contract concluded for a fixed period may not under any circumstances take advantage of any right to remain in the premises.

Article 3 - Booking formalities

The reservation is considered firm and definitive only after receipt of a deposit of 30% of the total amount of the reservation. By paying the deposit, you confirm your full agreement with the general conditions specified below. This deposit must be paid at the latest 5 days from the date of booking. If the deposit is not paid within this period, the reservation is not confirmed and we reserve the right to reclaim the room(s).

Article 4 - Cancellation by the client

In case of cancellation of the reservation by the client before the beginning of the stay: - if the cancellation occurs less than 30 days before the date of arrival, the deposit will be kept in its entirety; except in cases of force majeure where the deposit may be carried over to another stay within a maximum of 12 months.- if the cancellation is made more than 30 days before the date of arrival, the amount paid at the time of booking will be refunded.- In the event of a shortened stay (early departure), the price corresponding to the cost of the stay will be retained in full by the owner.

Article 5 - Cancellation of the stay by the owner 

If, before the beginning of the stay, the owner has to cancel the reservation for reasons beyond his control (fire, illness, death, natural disasters, etc...), he must immediately inform his client by e-mail. The latter will then be immediately and fully reimbursed for the sums he has already paid.

Article 6 - Arrival time

The client must arrive on the day specified at the time of booking, at the earliest at 4pm (time of availability of the rooms and handing over of the keys) and at the latest, at 8pm. In the event of late arrival, i.e. after 8pm, the client must inform us of his arrival time by e-mail or telephone. 

Article 7 - Check-out time

The rooms must be vacated by 10:30 am. 

Article 8 - Payment of the balance of the accommodation

The balance of the stay must be paid on arrival. It can be done in cash, by bank transfer or by credit card. Any additional services and consumption not mentioned in the present contract must be paid to the owner at the end of the stay.

Article 9 - Tourist tax

The tourist tax is not included in the price of the rooms. It is a local tax collected by the owner on behalf of the commune and paid to the Treasury.

Article 10 - Change of rooms

Without the client being able to claim any compensation, the owner reserves the right to change the room initially booked by the client for a room of the same or higher capacity. In this case, the cost of the reservation remains unchanged.

Article 11 - Capacity

The present contract is established for a specific number of persons. If the number of guests exceeds this number, the owner is entitled to refuse the additional persons. This refusal cannot, under any circumstances, be considered as a modification or a breach of the contract at the initiative of the owner.

Article 12 - Lifestyle and use of the premises

In order to guarantee the quietness of the premises and the comfort of the guests, the respect of a certain "art of living" is required from all. The entire interior is strictly non-smoking. Smoking in the rooms is strictly forbidden. More generally, the client undertakes to respect the instructions of good manners that will be indicated to him, as well as those appearing in the present general conditions of sale. The client undertakes to return the room(s) in perfect condition at the end of the stay and to assume financially any damage for which he/she may be responsible. The kitchen is not left at the free disposal of the guests.
Children staying at Le Lit Qui Danse are placed under the sole and entire responsibility of their parents or persons having authority over them.

Article 13 - The swimming pool

The swimming pool is open from 9am to 7pm under the responsibility of the guests. It is reserved exclusively for guests staying in a guest room, as well as for members of the family and close friends of the owners. Any maintenance or exceptional circumstances not attributable to the owners may result in temporary closure (water temperature, power cut, water cut, flooding). The client will not be entitled to any compensation in this case.
You will be given a set of foutas for the pool on arrival. These must be returned at the end of your stay.

Article 14 - Breakfast

Breakfast is served from 8am to 10am on the terrace, or in the dining room in case of bad weather conditions.

Article 15 - Pets

Pets are not allowed. 

Article 16 - Data Protection Act

In accordance with the law n° 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms, you have the right to access and rectify data concerning you. We undertake not to pass on the information you have provided to us to other companies or organisations under any circumstances.

Article 17 - Complaints, disputes

Any complaint must be made to the establishment within 7 days of the date of stay. If no recourse is made to the conventional mediation procedure or to any alternative method of settling disputes within a period of 30 days, each of the parties may refer the matter to the competent legal jurisdiction.

Article 18 - Applicable law 

These General Terms and Conditions of Sale are governed by French law. This applies to both the substantive rules and the rules of form. Disputes shall fall under the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts.

General Conditions of Sale for the rental of the Gîte

Article 1 - Purpose

This contract is intended for the exclusive use of the gîte.

Article 2 - Duration of the stay

The signatory of this contract, concluded for a fixed period, may not under any circumstances claim any right to remain in the premises at the end of the stay. 

Article 3 - Conclusion of the contract 

The reservation becomes effective once the tenant has confirmed it by e-mail or via the online reservation platform and a deposit of 30% of the total rental amount has been paid. The rental concluded between the parties to the present contract may not under any circumstances benefit, even partially, third parties, natural or legal persons, except with the written agreement of the owners. Any infringement of this last paragraph may lead to the immediate termination of the rental agreement to the detriment of the Hirer, the proceeds of the rental agreement remaining definitively with the Owner.

Article 4 - Cancellation by the tenant

All cancellations must be notified to the owner by e-mail. a) Cancellation before the arrival in the premises: The deposit remains with the owner. If the cancellation occurs less than 15 days before the date of stay, the owner can ask for the balance of the amount of the stay. If the tenant does not show up within 24 hours of the arrival date indicated on the contract, the present contract becomes null and void and the owner can dispose of his gite. b) If the stay is cut short, whatever the reason for the cancellation, the full amount of the rental fee remains with the owners. No refund will be made.

Article 5 - Cancellation by the owner 

The lessor reserves the right to cancel the rental contract in case of force majeure (fire, illness, death, natural disasters, etc.). The owner will pay the tenant the full amount paid. 
When the owner cancels the contract during the rental period, it must be duly justified (non-payment of rent, bad cheques, deterioration of the rented premises, complaints from neighbours, etc.). This cancellation, which is made by email or by registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt, entails the departure of the tenant within 24 hours of the date of receipt of the email or letter notifying him of this decision. In this case, whatever the cause of the cancellation, the full amount of the rent remains with the owner. The owner reserves the right to retain the amount of the security deposit under the conditions specified in the paragraph "security deposit".

Article 6 : Arrival and departure

The tenant must arrive on the day and at the time specified on the present contract. In case of late or delayed arrival, the tenant must inform the owner.The tenant must respect the departure times mentioned on the present contract. We thank you to leave the gîte by 10.30 am. 

Article 7 - Payment of the balance

The balance of the rent of the gîte must be paid on the day of arrival. 

Article 8 - Inventory of fixtures

An inventory is drawn up jointly and signed by the tenant and the owner or his representative on arrival and departure. This inventory is the only reference in the event of a dispute concerning the state of the premises. The state of cleanliness of the gîte on the tenant's arrival must be noted in the inventory of fixtures. The cleaning of the premises is the responsibility of the tenant during the rental period and before departure. In the event of early departure, preventing the inventory of fixtures from being drawn up on the day of the Tenant's departure, the security deposit is returned by the owner within a period not exceeding two weeks.

Article 9 - Security deposit

On the arrival of the Tenant, a security deposit of 300€ is requested by the Owner. After the inventory of fixtures has been drawn up, this deposit is returned within a period not exceeding one week, less the cost of restoring the premises if any damage is found.

Article 10 - Use of the premises

The Tenant shall ensure the peaceful nature of the rented premises and use them in accordance with the purpose of the premises. On departure, the Tenant undertakes to leave the property as clean as he/she found it on arrival. Any repairs, whatever their importance, made necessary by the negligence of the tenant during the rental period, will be at his expense. The additional facilities (barbecue, plancha, jacuzzi, garden furniture) are strictly reserved for the tenants of the gite and are under their full responsibility.

Article 11 - Capacity

The present contract is established for a maximum capacity of 4 persons. If the number of tenants exceeds this capacity, the owner is entitled to refuse the additional persons. In exceptional cases and subject to the owners' agreement, this rule may be waived. In this case, an extra bed will be made available to the guests, involving additional costs.

Article 12 - The swimming pool 

The swimming pool is reserved exclusively for the guests of the guest house as well as for the owners and their family members. It is open from April to October, from 9am to 7pm. All swimming in the pool must be done under the constant supervision of adults able to intervene quickly in case of danger. Children must be under the active and vigilant supervision and sole responsibility of their parents. 

Article 13 - Pets 

Animals are not allowed on the property, except for utility animals (guide dogs) and exceptional cases. In the event of non-compliance with this clause by the Tenant, the owner may refuse the animals.This contract specifies that the tenant may not stay in the company of a domestic animal. Tenants are fully responsible for any damage caused by their pets. 

Article 14 - Insurance

The Tenant is responsible for all damage caused by him. He must check whether his main home policy includes the holiday extension (holiday rental). A certificate of insurance may be requested on entry to the premises.

Article 15: Tourist tax

The tourist tax is due per person and per day. It comes in addition and must be paid to the owner.

Article 16 - Wifi

A connection is available in the whole establishment free of charge. In case of malfunction of the WIFI connection, the client cannot seek the responsibility of the owner. The client is responsible for any illicit downloading, recording or connection.

Article 17 - Dispute

Any complaint relating to the state of the premises and the state of the description during a rental, must be submitted to the owner within three days of entering the premises. Any other complaint must be addressed to the owner as soon as possible, in writing. For all disputes arising from the execution or interruption of the present contract, only the courts of the jurisdiction of the place where the property is rented are competent. This contract and its consequences are subject to French law.

Article 18 - Modification of the Conditions of Sale 

The present conditions of sale may be modified at any time and without prior notice. Acceptance and compliance with these conditions of sale are deemed to be acquired as soon as the deposit is paid.