1. Conclusion of contract
The contract is only effective when the reservation is completed and confirmed by the guest (hereafter referred to as “the client”) . The reservation must be made by post, fax or e-mail. 30% of the agreed total amount is to be paid as deposit within ten days of reservation. The final balance is payable by bank transfer or in cash upon arrival at the very latest. In the event of cancellation within 10 days before start of contract, the cancellation fee shall amount to the deposit already paid. If the reservation is cancelled within nine to zero days prior to the client’s arrival, a fee of 70% of the total amount shall be charged.
2. Occupancy, liabilty, security
The number of guests may not exceed the number of persons indicated in the terms of contract. The client shall be fully liable for any damages caused to the apartment, the garden, furnishings or equipment. In the event of loss of keys, the entire lock must be replaced. In this case the client shall cover the expenses for the replacement. The landlord shall not be liable for interruptions in utilities or for any other instances of force majeure. All windows and doors must be closed by the client when leaving the apartment. The client shall ensure that all electrical devices, especially light, television, radio, stove and oven are turned off when not in use. The landlord is entitled to enter the apartment when there is a substantiated need (i.e. urgent repairs, possible dangers). The landlord shall not be liable for the client’s valuables. The use of the garden, paths, stairs, steps, chairs as well as all furnishings and appliances is at the client’s own risk. The premises and the apartment itself are not accessible for clients with disabilities.
3. Rules on smoking and animals
Smoking is strictly prohibited in the apartment and on the premises. Animals are not allowed. In case of non-compliance the client is obliged to pay for any resulting costs. Any professional cleaning which may be necessary as a consequence of the client’s stay shall be payable by the client. In the case of a possible loss of profit caused by a resulting temporary non-availability of the apartment, damages shall be claimed. Upon departure the apartment is to be left in a clean condition. In the case of heavy soiling which goes beyond the usual cost of the final cleaning, the cost shall be paid by the client.
Should one provision of these terms and conditions be or become ineffective, this shall not affect the validity of the other provisions.
The place of jurisdiction is Berlin.