Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for Campston Farmhouse Holiday Let

  1. General These terms and conditions (“Terms”) apply to all bookings made for Campston Farmhouse (“the Property”), located in Orkney, UK. By making a booking, you (“the Guest”) agree to be bound by these Terms. The Property is owned and operated by Jack Schmollmann (“the Owner”).
  2. Booking and Payment 2.1. To confirm a booking, the Guest must pay a deposit of 100% of the total rental fee (“Deposit”) within 7 days of receiving the booking confirmation. 2.2. Payment can be made by via PayPal, bank transfer or other agreed-upon methods. 2.4. Failure to pay the balance by the due date may result in the booking being cancelled, and the Deposit will not be refunded.
  3. Cancellation Policy 3.1. If the Guest cancels the booking more than 8 weeks before the check-in date, the Deposit will be refunded, less a £50 administration fee. 3.2. If the Guest cancels the booking less than 8 weeks before the check-in date, the Guest will be liable for the full rental fee. We would always recommend travel insurance in case of cancelled ferry crossings, etc.
  4. Check-in and Check-out 4.1. Check-in is from 4 pm on the day of arrival, and check-out is by 10 am on the day of departure, unless otherwise agreed in writing. 4.2. The Guest must inform the Owner of their expected arrival time at least 48 hours before check-in.
  5. Guest Responsibilities 5.1. The Guest agrees to take good care of the Property and its contents and to leave it in a clean and tidy condition upon departure. 5.2. The Guest is responsible for any damage or breakages caused during their stay and must report these to the Owner as soon as possible. 5.3. The maximum occupancy of the Property is [insert number] persons, including children. The Guest must not exceed this number without the Owner’s prior written consent. 5.4. The Guest must not use the Property for any illegal or commercial purposes. 5.5. The Guest must not cause any nuisance, disturbance, or inconvenience to neighbours.
  6. Pets 6.1. Pets are not allowed at the Property without the Owner’s prior written consent. If consent is given, the Guest is responsible for ensuring that the pet does not cause any damage or disturbance and that all pet waste is disposed of appropriately.
  7. Smoking 7.1. Smoking is not permitted inside the Property. If smoking is permitted outside, the Guest must dispose of cigarette butts responsibly and not cause a fire hazard.
  8. Liability 8.1. The Owner accepts no liability for any injury, loss, or damage to the Guest’s personal property or for any other matter arising from the Guest’s stay at the Property, unless such injury, loss, or damage is caused by the Owner’s negligence.
  9. Force Majeure 9.1. Neither the Owner nor the Guest will be liable for any delay, cancellation, or failure to perform their obligations under these Terms if such delay, cancellation, or failure is due to circumstances beyond their control, including but not limited to acts of God, war, terrorism, civil unrest, or natural disasters.