Fish Tales Cottage accommodation agreement


Terms and Conditions for Short Stay Rental

The following Terms and Conditions clarify The Owner's obligations to The Guest, The Guest's obligations to The Owner, and in the very unlikely event of any disputes, will be used as the basis for any resolution. Please read them carefully before confirming your booking.

1. TAX

Guest pays Provincial Sales Tax and Goods and Service Tax.


The cottage is an owner operated vacation rental guest accommodation according to the terms and conditions as set out in the following.


The Guest agrees to follow the restrictions set forth by the Owner and shall be responsible for any and all guests, for adherence to the restrictions.


50% of booking costs due 15 days days before arrival. 

Remaining balance due 1 days before arrival.


To make changes to earlier planned reservation may be made on request, the earlier the better and will be accommodated based on availability.


100% refund for cancellation more than 2 days (48 hrs.) before check-in date.  Non - refundable if cancelled after.


The information and images contained in any printed or on-line material is believed to be accurate at the time of publication or posting. The owner reserves the right to make any changes it deems necessary to more accurately reflect the Cottage needs. TV’s, DVD player and DVD’s and other such equipment are supplied at the discretion of the Owner as an added feature for the Guest. While every attempt will be made to ensure that such equipment and all other appliances are in working order for the Guest’s vacation, should any breakdown or other situation occur whereby these items are not available for the term of the rental period, the owner does not take responsibility for replacing or refunding the Guest for the lack of use of these items. If a breakdown should occur to fundamental elements (i.e. plumbing/electrical systems) or major appliances (i.e. stove, refrigerator), every effort will be made to repair or replace the item, or an appropriate refund will be made for the inconvenience caused. This does not apply to system breakdown caused by misuse, such as plumbing blockages caused by inappropriate use of sanitary facilities. The Owner is not liable, nor will any refund be provided, for any stoppage of electrical services caused by extreme weather or other circumstances beyond his control. Similarly, there will be no refunds for inclement weather, changes in water levels, conditions/people's actions at neighboring properties, or any nuisance afforded by the natural elements of the location such as flying insects or the animal population.


Guests who have overnight guests at the property in excess of the available accommodation

(ie: equipped beds) of that Cottage are only permitted with the prior approval of the owner.

Sub-letting of the Cottage or Cottage property is not permitted.

Smoking is not permitted inside the Cottage. It is permitted on the decks and surrounding area.

Please note that ANY person, REGARDLESS of age is counted as a person in the occupancy of a cottage.


Times are to be adhered to, unless otherwise arranged in advance with the owner. Early arrival and/or late departure not arranged with the owner may result in additional charges at the discretion of the owner.

Check-In time is 16:00 hours. Check-Out time is 11:00 hours, Pacific Standard Time.


The Guest acknowledges, reads and agrees to follow rules in the Welcome Book in the Cottage. This includes but is not limited to the proper care and use of the wastewater management system (Treatment Plant). Our cottage is on a septic system, therefore: do not pour grease down the sink or toilet as it quickly solidifies and will block the drains. Do not flush any disposable paper products other than toilet paper because they do not break down sufficiently to pass through the septic pumps • NO PLASTIC, NO BABY WIPES, NO HAND WIPES, NO DISINFECTANT WIPE


For everyone’s desire to have an enjoyable stay at the cottages, quiet time is from 10pm. to daylight. Please be mindful that all the cottages are situated close to one another and are part of a Strata. Therefore, The Guest and any additional permitted guests must refrain from loud noises and will not disturb, annoy, endanger, or inconvenience neighbors. Guests will not use the property for any immoral, offensive or unlawful purposes, nor violate any law, strata rules/bylaw or ordinances, or commit waste or nuisance on or about the property. If a guest(s) should fail to comply with the conditions and obligations of this Agreement, the guest(s) will be immediately vacated from the property, guest’s will remove all their property and belongings and leave the cottage in good order and free of damage. No refund of any portion of the total rental fee shall be made and if any legal action is necessary, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reimbursement from the other party for all costs incurred. In addition, a formal complaint to the Strata regarding failure to comply with this agreement can result in a further $300.00 fine to the guest(s).

12. PETS

Pets are welcome. Guests will supply their own bedding for their pets. Pets are not permitted anywhere on the furniture. Outside, pets must be kept on a leash on the Cottage property or anywhere in the Cottage Community. Guests will ensure that any deposits made by pets on the Cottage or its adjoining structures, property and Community are duly and properly disposed of. Damage and/or extraordinary soiling to the Cottage or its adjoining structures committed by Guest’s pets will charged to guests.


The Guest agrees to read our the 'Welcome Book' in the cottage. It has detailed instructions on how to use inventory and equipment and in a safe and responsible manner. 

The Guest is expected and kindly asked to leave the Cottage in the same condition that it was in upon their arrival.

Upon departure the owner arranges housekeeping and laundering of linens and towels provided.

The Guest is responsible for returning all inventory/equipment/property, to their stored locations.

Any additional cleaning required, breakage or damage to inventory, equipment or any other part of cottage property, above and beyond normal ‘wear and tear’ will be charged to the guest.


Please park your car on the cottage driveway or use the visitor spots.


Guests are advised that lost or stolen personal items are not the responsibility of the Owner. Guests will be solely responsible for locking of the Cottage and safekeeping of personal items during their visit.

The Owner will not be liable for any consequential damages, loss or expense arising out of or in connection with the use of the Cottage the parking facilities or the inability to use the Cottage for any purpose whatever. The Owner’s maximum liability for all damages, losses and causes of action, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, shall not in any case exceed in aggregate the contract price for the rental.


In addition, the Guest undertakes to indemnify and hold the Owner harmless against any and all loss, claims, and causes of action, demands and/or costs and expenses that may be incurred by the Guest in relation to the Cottage rental.

This rental agreement is made in Victoria, B.C. The parties agree that this contract shall be governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia and agree to attorney solely to the jurisdiction of the courts of British Columbia with respect to any and all disputes arising out of the interpretation and application of this contract and the relationship between the Owner and the Guest. The guest has agreed to the cancellation and rental/guarantee policies.