CLEANING SERVICE: Some B&Bs offer daily partial cleanings. Most apartments do not offer daily cleaning. You will find the units clean when you arrive and it will be cleaned when you depart. Extra cleanings are available for a fee.
CLEANLINESS: Guest shall maintain the rented premises in a clean and orderly condition. Most apartments and many accommodations do not include daily cleaning. If we incur additional cleaning charges, we will add the amount to your rate.
DISTURBANCE: Most accommodations are in residential buildings. In consideration of neighbors and other guests, please do not knock on doors or ring doorbells. Instead, please direct inquiries or problems to the agency at 781-455-6746. Guests shall not make any unlawful, noisy or otherwise offensive use of the rented premises, nor commit or permit any nuisance to exist thereon, nor cause damage to the rented premises, nor create any substantial interference with the rights, comfort, safety, or enjoyment to the owner or other guests.
ACCESSIBILITY: The owner or agency may enter the room/unit during the day or early evening when there is a concern for the unit and at any time when there is an emergency. For monthly stays the owner or agency may enter the room/unit to show it to a prospective guest with a 24 hour notice.
CHECK IN AND CHECK OUT: Please notify your host at least 3 days prior to arrival. It is possible you will not gain entry when you arrive if your time is not confirmed. Normal check in is 4 – 10 p.m. (Some accommodations accept late arrivals.) Many properties offer earlier luggage drop off. Normal check out is 11 a.m. Most properties will allow you to leave your luggage for a limited period of time with prior approval. At private apartments, occupancy is any time after 4 pm on your arrival date until 11am on your departure date. We make every effort to accommodate guest schedules while taking into account arrival/departure of existing guests and necessary cleaning times. If you need assistance with early luggage drop-off or late pick-up, please contact the agency for instructions. If you do not vacate your room or apartment by 11 a.m. you will be charged 50% of one night. If you do not vacate by 4 p.m. you will be charged one entire night(s) and any costs incurred by the agency to compensate a guest who has reserved the night(s) of/after your departure date and any subsequent nights
RATES/ROOM TAX: Posted rates are for single or double occupancy in most cases. During special events, rates are higher than posted. Many properties charge extra for additional guests. Small B&Bs and most short term apartments charge occupancy tax.
MINIMUM STAYS: Most B&Bs require a 2 – 3 night minimums. Most vacation rentals require a 3-night minimum and some accept 2 nights at short notice. NOTE: There is a 3-night minimum in the Fall (September and October) and during graduations in mid-May through early June. There is a 4-night minimum at most accommodations during the Boston Marathon in April.
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF OCCUPANTS: Your rate is based on the number of guests on your confirmation. Most rooms or units allow a limited number of occupants. Please contact the agency for approval of extra guests and applicable charges. Additional guests may be asked to leave or your credit card may be charged for each night the additional guest occupies the unit.
KEYS: Missing keys are a security issue. There is a $50 fine for any set of missing keys. If keys are missing when you arrive, please contact the agency immediately so that you are not held responsible. If you forget to leave keys in appropriate places and we have to deliver one, there is a $50 courier key.
SMOKING: Consideration is given to guests with allergies. Smoking and pets are not permitted. Extra charges will be incurred if this policy is not honored. The charges are based on the fee for professional smoke cleaning services plus a fee for loss of business due to inability to rent to guests who have allergies.
PETS: Because some hosts have cats or dogs, please let us know if you would prefer a B&B with no pets on the premises. We have very few B&Bs and furnished apartments that accommodate guests traveling with pets.
Bed and Breakfast Associates Bay Colony, and the property it represents, is not responsible nor liable for any damage, loss or delay incurred by any person to themselves or to their property as a result of the act or omission of any person which might result from the placement. Giving your credit card number indicates you accept our cancellation policy.