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Choosing Your Ontario Cottage Rental

This web site contains detailed descriptions of each of the cottages. Each cottage is referenced to the nearest Town or Village, lake and bay.

Please read each listing carefully, especially as it relates to the maximum number of people permitted in the cottage and any other limitations that affect the rental.

There are two basic ways to search for a cottage, the first is through our customized search engine. Using the advanced cottage rental search engine you can state the specific criteria that you are looking for in a cottage. Then you press the submit button, and a list of cottages that meet your criteria are displayed, simply click onto the cottage name to call up the detailed cottage description and pictures.

The second method is to browse the Ontario Cottage Rentals by geographic area. This will produce a listing of cottages for the area requested.

All cottages listed on this web site are checked on a regular basis by the staff of Rentcottage.com.

Cottage Security Deposits:
Rentcottage.com charges a $75.00 Damage Waiver Fee for each booking. The damage waiver fee provides $3000 of coverage for accidental damage at the cottage during your stay, it replaces the cash security deposit we use to charge. Detailed Accidental Damage Protection Policy.

Please be advised that a credit card number will be required for long distance telephone calls, extra cleaning charges, garbage disposal, pet cleanup, penalties of exceeding the permitted number of people at the cottage.etc.,.

Keys to the Cottage Rental:
The majority of our cottages are equipped with lock boxes. These lock boxes contain the keys to the cottage and can be accessed when a security code has been entered. At the end of the rental period the keys are to be returned to the box. In some instances the cottage is left open by the cottage owner or the owner will meet you at the property at the start of the rental period.

Arrival and Departure Times:
Unless stated otherwise, arrival time is always 4:30 p.m. on the start date of each rental. Departure time is 10:30 a.m. on the end date of the rental (unless otherwise stated on web page). It is important to adhere to these times to allow the company to check the property between rentals. On departure, please ensure the property is left clean and in good order. This is the renter's responsibility.

Alternative Accommodation:
In the highly unlikely event that the Company shall be unable to arrange the holiday accommodation requested by the Renter, the Company shall attempt to arrange alternative holiday accommodation of a similar type and cost and standard and in a similar location as that originally requested by the Renter. If the alternative holiday accommodation and/or rate is not acceptable to the Renter, the Company shall refund, in full, to the Renter all monies paid by him/her to the Company.

Requests by the Renter for alternative accommodation and/or dates, will be processed only if the original booking property/time can be re- booked, and will result in an additional administrative charge of $75.00 per change.

Cottage Rental Cancellation (Company Policy):
Any cancellation made by the Renter shall be in writing addressed to the Company at the address stated at the top of the booking application form. On receipt of such notice of cancellation, the Company shall endeavor to re-book the holiday accommodation for the entire period of the original booking. If the Company is successful in re-booking the holiday accommodation for the entire period originally booked, it shall refund to the Renter all monies paid (whether by deposit or otherwise) less a cancellation fee of $150.00 per period booked.

If the Company only succeeds in re-booking the holiday accommodation for a portion of the period originally booked, it shall refund the monies paid relating to the period re-booked, less a cancellation fee of $150.00 per period booked. If the Company is unable to re-book the holiday accommodation at all then all monies paid by the Renter (whether by deposit or otherwise) shall be forfeited to the Company

Ownership of the Cottage Rentals:
The Company does not own or operate the holiday accommodation which it books on behalf of the Renter and accordingly, its use of the holiday accommodation is subject to the Terms and Conditions of each of the Property Owners.

Alterations to Printed / Video Materials / Changes to Inventory Listing:
The information contained in any printed materials or videos is believed to be accurate at the time of printing/viewing. However, the Company reserves the right to make alterations thereto and the Company shall endeavor to inform the Renter of such alterations. If the alterations relate to fundamental elements or services, the Company shall attempt to provide comparable fundamental elements or services. If these comparable elements or services, prove unacceptable to the Renter, the Company shall bear no responsibility other than to provide an appropriate refund for those unavailable fundamental elements or services.

Fundamental elements refer to water systems, plumbing and electrical systems, major appliances, such as refrigerator and stove.

Fundamental elements do not refer to recreational items such as boats, motors, televisions, VCRs or satellite dishes. These elements are provided at the discretion of the property owner as an added feature for the Renter's use. While every attempt will be made to ensure that such equipment is in working order during a holiday, should breakdown or some other situation occur whereby these elements are not available for the term of the holiday, neither the Company nor the Property Owner take responsibility for replacing the elements or refunding any part of the rent to Renter for the lack of use of these elements.

Neither the Company nor the Property Owner accepts responsibility for weather conditions or changes to water levels or conditions at neighboring cottages.

Number of Persons Using the Rental Cottages:
The number of persons present overnight (including guests) shall not exceed the maximum number indicated in the Inventory Listing for that Property. The number of persons present during the day (including guests) shall not exceed the maximum number indicated in the Inventory Listing for that property, without prior authorization from the Company.

Renters who contravene the maximum numbers stated for each cottage will be subject to immediate eviction without refund or an additional nightly charge of $100.00 per person, at the discretion of the Company.

There will be no subletting of the cottage property permitted. Where separate parties will be occupying the property at different time periods, booking forms must be completed for each party.

There shall be no camping, tenting, or otherwise placing auxiliary accommodation facilities on the property without prior written authorization.

Cottage Access:
The Property Owner and/or the Company's agents shall be allowed access to the cottage rental accommodation at any reasonable time during any holiday occupancy.

Repairs to the Cottage:
The Renter shall keep the holiday accommodation and all furniture, fixtures, chattels, fittings, and effects in or about the holiday accommodation in the same state of repair and condition as at the commencement of the holiday, and shall leave the holiday accommodation in the same state of cleanliness and general order in which it was found. Failure to do so, to the satisfaction of the Owner/Company, may result in a damage/cleaning charge being levied.

Pets, Smoking, and Other Conditions of Booking:
The Renter shall abide by the conditions of booking and any other instructions contained in the Household Rules, Inventory Listing and/or as noted on the face of this form. All such conditions apply to guests visiting the property, whether day visitors or overnight.

Any Renter who contravenes said conditions shall be subject to immediate eviction without refund and/or a penalty of $100.00 per day at the discretion of the Company.

Pets are only permitted on the property if they are indicated on the booking application form and approved by the owner. The number of pets is restricted to one, unless prior, written authorization is obtained by the Renter. All pets must be kept on a leash when outside the cottage.

If a property is "NO PETS" restricted, please note this does not necessarily mean the cottage has not had pets present at some time. The Company takes no responsibility for conditions arising from allergies at any cottage, whether noted as "NO PETS" or not.

Inventory Listing / Household Rules / Route Directions / Booking Confirmations:
The Company will provide the Inventory Listing, Household Rules, Route Directions for the holiday property once the total rental amount has been received. These documents shall be considered to be an extension of these Booking Terms and Conditions and the Renter shall abide by all instructions and information contained therein. If the Renter has not received these documents one week prior to the holiday period, the Renter shall notify the Company and obtain said documentation.

Keys to the Rental Cottages:
The Renter agrees to return the key to the cottage lock box, Company, either in person, or by mail or courier, within six days of the termination of the rental period.

The Renter agrees to pay a $20.00 charge for failure to return the keys within the stipulated time.

Unless specifically stated, linens and towels are not provided with the rental accommodation


 
 
   
   
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Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm EDT
Address 2832 Highway # 6,
P.O. Box 70, Lions Head, N0H 1W0
Email info@rentcottage.com

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