Garfield Beach House

Terms and Conditions

GARFIELD BEACH HOUSE

Property policy/rules

We strive to provide our guests with an exceptionally clean, safe, and friendly experience. The following policies/rules have been established based on industry standards, management and operational procedures, and our personal experience. Our policies/rules are considered a part of our reservation agreement with you. As our hotel guest, by reading and signing your hotel registration you are agreeing to abide by all our Policy/House Rules, terms and conditions, and procedures. These Policy/House Rules are presented here to help promote our guests’ safety and enjoyment and to ensure that each guest is aware of the understandings between Garfield Beach House and the guest. Our Policy/House Rules may change from time to time, so please check our terms and condition tab for any updates.

Smoke-Free Property

Garfield Beach House has been 100% Smoke-Free since 2016. For safety and to assure that our facility is not exposed to items or actions that create an odor which is unhealthy and objectionable to our guests and staff, and that is difficult to remove from the air, carpet, walls, and furniture we do not permit smoking tobacco, marijuana, illegal drugs, e-cigarettes, vape pens, vaping, cartridges containing the liquid of nicotine, hookahs, incense, cooking, cigars, candle burning, the use or diffusing of patchouli oil or other strong-smelling plant-based essential oils or synthetic products in our facility.

Guests are encouraged to notify Front Desk staff immediately if they smell cigarette, marijuana, or other objectionable odors. This policy is not intended to stop people from smoking, but to regulate where they smoke and how it affects others. A Designated Smoking Area is provided outside and away from the building.

Marijuana is always prohibited.
Failing to comply with our policy will result in a $400 charge/stay.

Candle, Incense, Essential Oils

Candle, incense, essential oils (diffusing, vaporizing, etc.) are prohibited. These items and activities will be treated as smoking, a fine accessed, and the guest may be evicted with a $400 charge/stay per apartment unit.

Guaranteed Reservations

All reservations must pay 50% of the total amount when reservation is made. Guests must be 18 years and older. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover Card. We will charge your credit card at the time you make your reservations for 50% of the reservation and the rest of the amount 12 hours prior to your arrival. Please make sure to check your email for a booking confirmation number. Reservations must be cancelled 14 days prior to your arrival date, to avoid losing your deposit, plus tax cancellation fee. Reservations will be held until 12 P.M. of the night scheduled arrival date. If you have not checked in by that time, you will be losing your deposit which consist of 50% of the total amount of your reservation. Garfield Beach House is not responsible for weather conditions, personal emergencies, or schedule changes.

Check-in Time

Our property guarantees the room at 3:00 p.m.

Early Check-in/pre-registration

Early check-in is offered based on availability. Any early check-in guarantee is subject to a $25 fee.

Check-in Requirements

Guests must be at least 18 years of age to check in at Garfield Beach House. In the interests of security and to prevent fraud, guests are required to confirm their identity by providing their valid government issued photo identification (State driver’s license, passport, etc.) at check-in. A valid, signed, and pre-approved credit card in the name of the guest registration is also required. It is your responsibility to fully understand the way your bank processes pre-authorizations and charges to your credit/debit card. Some banks hold pending authorizations for up to 30 business days.

Pre-authorization At Check-in

We have required pre-authorized of credit cards/debit cards at check-in since 2016. A pre-authorization is a temporary hold of a specific amount of your available credit limit balance placed on your credit/debit card for the full amount of your intended stay, plus tax. All credit/debit cards are pre-authorized at check-in. Pre-authorization is not a charge to your account, it is a hold on those funds. Once your actual charge is posted at check-out it can take anywhere from 24 hours to 30 days for the original pre-authorization to be removed by your bank. Generally, most banks release the hold within 3-5 days. It is your responsibility to be aware of how your bank handles all of your transactions, including pre-authorizations. We are unable to remove pre-authorizations directly through our hotel.

Guest Registration

We require valid contact information from the guest making the reservations including first and last name, address, phone number, and signature. The names of all guests occupying the room must be registered (ARM 37.111.130). Information regarding your license plate/car description is also gathered at check-in for security.

Check-out Time

Room rental period expires at 10:00 a.m. Additional day charge, plus tax may apply for late checkout.

Check-out Procedure

Check-out time is 10 A.M. Please check-out with Front Desk so that housekeeping may begin cleaning your room as soon as possible. If you require a later check-out, please contact Front Desk prior to the day of your departure and we will do our best to accommodate your request. A charge may apply for late check-out.

Special Requests

We will make every effort to honor special requests such as a specific floor or room number, upon your arrival. All special requests are noted on reservations and we will do our best to accommodate. However, the availability of these items cannot be guaranteed in advance.

Payment

All reservations and registration must be guaranteed with a valid major credit card. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover Card. Pursuant to credit card agreements, credit cards are not valid unless signed by the cardholder. Credit cards must be signed. Cash (USD) payment is welcomed with a signed and pre-authorized credit card. All guests are required to present a valid major credit card and government issued photo identification even if guests are planning on paying in cash upon check-out. Checks and foreign currency not accepted.

Checks And Check Cashing

We do not accept checks. We do not provide check cashing services.

Deposits And Guarantees

All reservations are required to pay 50% of the total amount at the time of booking.

Reservation And Payment For Guests By Private Third Parties

Generally, third party payment is not permitted. In the case of paying for a family member if you will not be physically present at the hotel, we require prior completion and approval of a Credit Card Authorization form including a copy of your driver’s license and the front and back of your signed credit card. You will be responsible for all damages and loss. We reserve the right to refuse reservation at any time for any reason.

Credit Card Authorization By Corporate Third Parties

Please contact Garfield Beach House reservations department at least 24 hours prior to guest’s arrival to request a Credit Card Authorization form. We are open from 8 A.M. 10 P.M. We must receive the information by e-mail at [email protected] and process the approval for your reservations prior to the guest’s arrival.

Tax Exempt Guests

Guests with GSA payment cards will be taxed or exempt in accordance with their individual card status. If tax exempt status cannot be verified at check-in you will be charged a lodging tax until verification is made.

Rates

All rates are quoted in United States currency, plus tax. Rates may increase without notice. Rates as advertised on the Garfield Beach House website or any other website or promotional material are subject to change at any time and may increase or decrease at the hotel’s discretion.

Right To Refuse Service

Garfield Beach House is privately owned and operated. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason(s) that does not violate Federal or State laws. Garfield Beach House has a zero-tolerance policy in which we will refuse to admit or refuse service or accommodation in our property or may remove a person, without refund, who refuses to abide by the reasonable standards and policies established by the State of New Jersey and the owners for the operation and management of the hotel. Garfield Beach House will refuse service or evict a guest: for refusal or failure to pay for accommodations, is under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or any other intoxicating substance and acts in a disorderly fashion as to disturb the peace of other guests or is not in compliance with state liquor laws; acts in a disorderly fashion as to disturb the peace of other guests; is unable to properly supervise their children at all times, seeks to use the hotel for an unlawful purpose; seeks to bring into the hotel: an unlawfully possessed firearm; or something, including an explosive or hazardous or toxic substance, that is unlawful to possess and that may be dangerous to other persons; destroys, damages, defaces, or threatens harm to hotel property or guests; causes or permits persons to exceed the maximum allowable occupancy of room, refuses to abide by the reasonable standards or policies established by Garfield Beach House for the operation and management of our hotel. MCA 70-6-511, 70-5-512,70-6-513, 70-6-514.

Quiet Hours

Quiet time 10:00 p.m. to 9 a.m. If you become aware of a disruptive guest, please contact Front Desk staff immediately by phone or in person. Televisions, voices, or other devices must be always kept at a respectful low level. Doors should be opened and closed quietly. No congregating or running in hallways or outside on the porches.

Visitors

No visitors after 10:00 p.m. Visitors must notify Front Desk upon their arrival. Visitors must be always accompanied by the registered guest. Visitors are not allowed to use guest amenities. As a registered guest, you are responsible for your visitor at all times.

Discounts

We do not offer discounted room rates for participation or employment in organizations such as AAA, AARP, government employees, etc. The only discounts offered are the ones advertised and are based on availability.
Military discounts available 10% off your total amount before tax.

Cancellation

Garfield Beach House is not responsible for weather conditions, personal emergencies, or schedule changes. Reservations must be cancelled 14 days prior to your arrival date, to avoid losing your first payment for the room. If reservations are cancelled less than 14 days before the arrival date, you will be losing your initial deposit.

Young Adults, School Groups, Sports Teams And Other Special Events

Please contact the property directly at 609-310-3538. RESERVATIONS MADE BY YOUNG ADULTS WITHOUT MANAGEMENT CONSENT CAN BE CANCELED ANYTIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

Do-not Disturb And Access To Rooms

To provide all our guests with an exceptionally clean and safe experience, we provide daily housekeeping. Our Housekeeping Staff will honor the “IN” door hanger once during a twelve-hour period indicating that the room is occupied. The Housekeeping Staff is required to enter the room at subsequent times to clean the room, check for safety, and verify the condition of the room. Management reserves the right to enter a room with a known status of “IN” for reasonable purposes, such as an emergency, housekeeping, maintenance, verify that the room, its furnishings, and mechanical equipment are intact, or to address or prevent a violation of our PROPERTY Policy/House Rules. In the event of suspected illegal activity, management reserves the right to summon law enforcement to aid in eviction. The right to privacy ends when a Property Policy/House Rule is broken. Law enforcement will be granted immediate access to hotel property and rooms of evicted guests.

Children

Well behaved children of all ages are welcomed. Children aged 12 and under stay for free when sharing a room with one or more paying adult(s), using existing bedding. As the parents, guardians, or chaperones of children you are personally and legally responsible for and must always supervise them MCA 70.6.514. For safety reasons, please do not leave children unattended in guest rooms or allow them to roam the property unsupervised.

Additional Bedding

Additional debbing is not permited on the property.

Maximum Occupancy

Room occupancy requirements are based on fire code/fire safety restrictions. Standard Room maximum occupancy is 4, If you exceed the maximum number of guests allowed, you will be asked to rent another guestroom for proper accommodations or vacate the property.

Housekeeping/room Inspection

Housekeeping is provided daily between the hours of 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Housekeeping may start as early as 9 A.M. This is a 100 % NON-SMOKING property, including medical marijuana. Rooms are cleaned and inspected daily, and a detailed log is maintained on each room and linen. Rooms are rented to guests in appropriate condition without any prohibited odor. Housekeeping and Front Desk staff are trained and skilled in identifying the odors from prohibited items. If our investigation concludes that you have smoked in your room, cooked, or brought a prohibited item into our facility, you will be fined, and evicted without any refund. The fine is for $400/apartment unit.

Linen Changing

Your comfort is important to us. For guests staying multiples nights, bed linen is changed on a rotation schedule. Used towels are exchanged for fresh towels daily. If Housekeeping is unable to change a bed due to personal items left on a bed, a note will be left. Housekeeping will be happy to change your bed linens and make your beds each day if all personal items are removed. Please contact our Front Desk staff if you have any additional questions or concerns.

Lost & Found Policy

Garfield Beach House assumes no liability for lost, misplaced, stolen, or damaged valuables or belongings. If you discover that you have left behind something of value to you, please call us immediately (609) 310-3538 and we will try to assist you in locating your lost item.

Found Items

Garfield Beach House is not responsible for any item left behind by a guest. However, any item, except for perishable items, left behind by our guests and found after departure by Housekeeping will be collected, logged in, and kept in a secure location for collection by the owner for up to fourteen (14) days. Records of Lost & Found items are retained for one year. Reasonable effort will be made to notify the guest that an item has found. Perishable items, underwear, and miscellaneous toiletries are discarded.

Return

We would be happy to return your lost item(s) to you by United States Postal Service. Sorry, no UPS or FEDEX deliveries. Your credit card will be charged packaging and postage, plus a $10.00 handling fee. A separate receipt will be mailed to you. Garfield Beach House is not responsible for any item lost or misdirected during shipment by the United States Postal Service. Please contact the USPS Customer Service Department at 1-800-275-8777.

Unclaimed Items/no Contact

Lost & Found items are held for fourteen (14) days while we attempt to contact the guest. If guest contact information is incorrect or cell phone mailbox is full and we are unable to contact the guest during the fourteen (14) day holding period, the unclaimed item(s) are thrown away, given to local organizations, or disposed of accordingly by Garfield Beach House.

Alcohol Policy

Registered guests of legal age who choose to bring their own alcoholic beverages must consume those in their room. Alcohol is not allowed in public areas such as the hallways, porches, parking lot, driveway etc. MCA 70-6-513, MCA 27-1-710, MCA 16-3-105, MCA 16-4-204.

Firearms And Weapons

The safety and security of our guests and staff is extremely important to us.
Guests must abide by all Federal, State, and local laws.

Bicycles/hover Boards/roller Blades

Bicycles, Hover boards, and roller blades are not permitted in guest rooms. Depending on available space, Front Desk staff will be happy to secure these items in our mechanical room. We assume no liability for theft, loss, and/or damage, and you waive all such liability.

In Case Of Emergency Or Fire

Please notify Front Desk in the event of a fire or other emergency. A map that shows emergency exits can be found on the back of your room door and in the Guest Information Notebook located in each guest room.

Fire Safety Policy

The hotel is fully equipped with smoke detectors, fire safety information in Guest Room Notebook, and emergency evacuation plans on the door of each guest room. Please review this important information.

No In-room Party

Garfield Beach House enforces a No In-Room Party Policy to ensure we can always protect the hotel and our guests. No parties, loud disturbances and/or noise-nuisance are allowed or tolerated on these premises. In the event of a disturbance, one polite request (warning) will be given to reduce the noise. If our request is not followed, the guest will be asked to leave the property without refund. Registered guest(s) is responsible for all persons visiting. Non-Registered visitors are only permitted until 10:00 P.M. If found with more “people” not listed on the Guest Registration Form after 10:00 P.M. your stay will be considered a party. You will be ordered to vacate the premises without refund and may be access Guest Compensation Disturbance Fee.

Free Wifi Access

Access to our Wi-Fi is free for our registered guests. The property Wi-Fi access code is subject to change without notice. Wi-Fi signals are subject to change without notice depending on the room’s location, the status of our Wi-Fi-equipment, and interference from other local wireless signals. Garfield Beach House assumes no liability for guest use.

Enforcement

All staff is trained and required to respond to potential violations of our Property Policy/House Rules. Guests who refuse to abide by the reasonable standards and policies established by Garfield Beach House for safety of all guests, staff, owners, property, and the operation and management of the hotel will be evicted, with no refund (MCA 70-6-511). In addition to the room charge, a minimum $400.00 cleaning fee per room will be charged for infraction(s) of our Property Policy/House Rules.

Terms & Conditions

Garfield Beach House makes its best efforts to ensure that all the information that appears on its website is accurate. However, no warranty, expressed or implied, is given that the information provided on this website is error free. Garfield Beach House does not accept liability for any errors and/or omissions and reserves the right to change the information published at any time and without notice.

Links

The links provided on the Garfield Beach House website are for the convenience of site visitors and are provided in good faith. Garfield Beach House does not accept liability for the contents or links provided on such websites, nor does it accept liability for any indirect or consequential loss arising out of the use or connected with its website.

Illness, Epidemics And Pandemics

Garfield Beach House reserves the right to refuse accommodations to a guest arriving with a contagious disease. In cases where sickness occurs during the stay, please notify the Front Desk staff. In the case of serious sickness, you may be requested to receive appropriate health care from a nearby healthcare facility. During epidemics we are entitled to employ precautionary measures within our judgment or as required by local authorities. We may charge you a room cleaning fee as we deem appropriate under the circumstances. In case of a pandemic, we will offer credit for all our reservations for the full amount. If the guests refuse to accept the credit, Garfield Beach House assumes no liability for the amount they paid for their reservation and if there was a security deposit withheld, Garfield Beach House will refund that in full.

Infestation

The cleanliness of our rooms is extremely important to our guests. If you bring any infestation into your room or onto our hotel premises, we may charge you for all costs and expenses, including immediate or urgent response requirements and loss of room revenue, that we deem necessary to address the infestation.

Parking At Own Risk

All vehicle(s) must be listed on the registration at check-in. Parking for registered guest(s) is free for the first vehicle only. All vehicles are parked at the risk of the owner. Garfield Beach House shall not assume liability or responsibility for any vehicle, occupants, or contents while operated or parked on the property’s parking lot. If a vehicle is left on the property’s parking lot after the guest has departed without the consent of a property representative, property reserves the right to have the vehicle towed at the owner’s expense. No vehicle repairs on hotel premises.

Damage And/or Theft Of Hotel Property

You are liable for any damage howsoever caused (whether by the deliberate, negligent, or reckless act) to the room (s), hotel’s premises or property caused by you or any person in your party whether staying at the hotel during your stay. Garfield Beach House reserves the right to retain your credit card and/or debit card details as presented at registration and charge or debit the credit /debit card such amounts as it shall in its sole discretion deem necessary to compensate or make good the cost or expenses incurred or suffered by Garfield Beach House as a result of the aforesaid. Should this damage come to light after the guest has departed, we reserve the right and you hereby authorize us to charge your credit or debit card for any damage incurred to your room or the Hotel property during your stay, including and without limitation for all property damage, missing or damaged items, smoking fee, cleaning fee, guest compensation, etc. We will make every effort to rectify any damage internally prior to contracting specialist to make the repairs, and therefore will make every effort to keep any costs that the guest would incur to a minimum.

Damage Discovered After Check-out

Guest Rooms found with waste strewn around, in complete disorder, and/or “trashed” will be subject to maintenance deep cleaning fee, administration fee and/or third-party fees.

Damage To Room

Damage to rooms, fixtures, furnishing, and equipment including the removal of electronic equipment, towels, artwork, etc. will be charge at 150% of full and new replacement value plus any shipping and handling charges. Any damage to hotel property, whether accidental or willful, is the responsibility of the registered guest for each room. Any costs associated with repairs and/or replacement will be charged to the credit card of the registered guest. In extreme cases, criminal charges will be pursued.

Damage To Mattresses And Bedding

Damage to mattresses and linen including; towels, mattress pads, sheets, bedspreads, blankets resulting from the use of body oils, make-up, shoe-polish, etc. will result in a charge for the special cleaning, repair or replacement of the damaged article.

Damage Or Tampering With Fire Detection Systems/fire-fighting Equipment

Garfield Beach House reserves the right to take action against any guest or visitor found to have tampered or interfered with any detection equipment throughout the property, including detector heads in public areas, guest rooms, break glass points and fire extinguishers. Guests or visitors found to have tampered with any fire detection or fire-fighting equipment will be charged with any costs incurred by the property due to their actions and will be evicted from the hotel. Depending on the severity of the guest actions, law enforcement may become involved at the hotel’s discretion. Should the fact that fire-fighting or detection equipment had been tampered with come to light after the guest has departed, we reserve the right and you hereby authorize us to charge your credit or debit card for any damage incurred to your room or the Hotel property during your stay, including and without limitation for all property damage, missing or damaged items, smoking fee, cleaning fee, guest compensation, etc.

Changes Or Modification To The Hotel Policy/house Rules

Garfield Beach House reserves the right to amend, modify, change, cancel, vary or add to these Hotel Policies/House Rules or the arrangements and content featured on our property website at any time without prior notice. Please check our website regularly for updates to Hotel Policy/House Rules. Any modification to these Hotel Policy/House Rules that occurs before your departure is considered a part of your reservation’s agreement with us. A copy of these Hotel Policy/House Rules is located on our website, in the About Us tab under Terms & Conditions, and available from Front Desk staff upon request.