Terms and conditions for a hostel
Booking terms and conditions for a hostel, dormitory accommodation or shared accommodation of any size. The document may be posted on the hostel website (and accepted by including a tick box), or used as a print out and signed by the guest, traveler or backpacker on arrival you choose. Includes many provisions to protect the hostel from damage caused by fast-slowing guests whilst remaining fair to the guest at all times.
About this document
This is a comprehensive terms and conditions document for any sort of hostel, or accommodation where there is dormitory or shared accommodation for a low cost. The document could either be posted on the hostel’s website or be presented to the guest, traveler or backpacker upon arrival.
It is fair to both parties. However, it ensures that the hostel is protected from damage to the hostel, by it’s guests. It includes a strict no liability paragraph to protect the hostel and also includes detailed provisions regarding what happens on arrival, provision of basic food (where applicable), no smoking and more.
It is suitable for any size and type of hostel. It is especially useful because it is written in plain English and therefore will be easily understood.
Application and features
- Comprehensive template – simply delete what you do not need;
- Written in plain English;
- Explanatory notes to guide you through.
- Reservations – how and when;
- Deposit payments or credit card details;
- Guest’s obligations;
- Cancellation and no show;
- Strict hostel liability;
- Acceptance by guest;
- Schedule of Deposits, charges, payments and cancellation charges;
- Other usual legal provisions.
This document is drawn and maintained by qualified lawyers at Net Lawman. It is real law in plain English.
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