House Rules

Brandy & Luis Morineau 
Seaside Villas II – Vacation Rental Condo
23 S. Forest Beach Drive, #148
Hilton Head, SC 29928

Rental Agreement

CHECK-IN TIME is any time after 3 pm and checkout time is 10 am. EST. NO late checkout.

This is a NON SMOKING unit and complex. Smoking is permitted on the balcony. Please use the ashtray provided and do not throw cigarette butts from the balcony. Smoking is not permitted in the common areas including the elevator, hallways, and laundry room.

NO PETS ALLOWED. NO EXCEPTIONS.

DAMAGE/RESERVATION DEPOSIT – A deposit of $200 is reserved and covers any damages to the rental property and its furnishings caused by Vacationers and their guests. Owner may use all or part of the security deposit to repair any damage caused by the Vacationers and their guests. Should the damage amount exceed the amount of the deposit, the Vacationer remains liable for the balance. The security deposit is returned provided the following provisions are met.
• No damage is done to unit or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear.
• No charges are incurred due to contraband or collection of rents or services rendered during the stay.
• All debris, rubbish and discards are placed in dumpster, and soiled dishes are cleaned.
• All keys are left on the kitchen counter and unit is left locked.
• No linens are lost or damaged.
• No early check-in or late checkout (without prior approval).
• The renter is not evicted by the owner (or representative of the owner) or the local law enforcement.

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY – The maximum number of guests for the 1 bedroom condo is limited to four (4) persons (day or night). No parties are allowed in the unit. The condo is 500 square feet and is not appropriate for large groups. There is one bunk bed with two bunks built into a wall in the condo entrance hallway and one queen sized bed in the bedroom directly across from the bunk bed.

NO DAILY HOUSEKEEPING SERVICE –While linens, bath and beach towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate. We do not permit bath towels or linens to be taken from the units, but we provide extra beach towels for your use. All linens, bath and beach towels should be left in the unit at the end of your stay. There is a common area coin washer/dryer laundry room that you can use during your stay. We do not provide laundry detergent or laundry money. Rental property should be left in the same condition as originally found. Any undue or unreasonable cleaning necessary as a result of the vacationer’s stay will result in an additional charge of $50 per hour, with a one hour service minimum that will be deducted from the security deposit.

TRASH – All garbage must be disposed of in the garbage dumpsters at the street end of the building. Garbage bags must be able to fit in the dumpsters.

LOCKED AREAS – Vacationers may not be provided a key for Owner’s personal storage spaces. Any attempt to enter locked areas is cause for immediate termination of this agreement, forfeiture of all monies paid, and Vacationer’s will be liable for any damage and/or missing items.

FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS – Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check in.

WRITTEN EXCEPTIONS – Any exceptions to the mentioned policies in this rental agreement must be approved in writing in advance.

KEYS & FOB SYSTEM – If the front door key or FOB gate security key is lost, there will be a $25 replacement fee, which is charged by the property management company.

PARKING PASSES – Parking passes will be provided during your stay and parking is limited to two vehicles. The passes will be left inside the unit on the kitchen counter. Renters must display parking pass on the dashboard of the vehicle at all times while parked in the lot. Failure to display your parking pass may result in towing of vehicle at renter’s expense. RV’s, boats, trailers, mopeds and motorcycles, or vehicles without valid license plates are not permitted on the property or in any of the parking lots. All vehicles entering the parking lot must have a valid parking pass displayed. The parking lot has unassigned parking spaces. Please make sure that if you are going to use the double parking space (front and back) that you do not block someone else in and that you do not get yourself blocked in. These spots are for guests that have two vehicles and are first come first serve. You will be asked to provide your vehicle make, model, color, license plate, state of issuance, which will be provided to the management company for the parking passes.

POOL AREA/QUIET HOURS – There is an outdoor pool for you to enjoy. The outdoor pool is closed during the winter season. The pool hours are 8 am to 10 pm. Please follow the pool rules that are displayed in the pool area. Please be respectful of neighbors and other guests and keep to quiet hours from 10 pm to 8 am. This includes use of the laundry room and pool.

GRILLING – Grills are not permitted on balconies, but there is a designated outdoor grilling common area that is available for use during your stay. It is shared by other guests on property and is first come first serve.

BICYCLES – Bicycles must be locked up in designated bike rack storage area.

POOL TOWELS/BEACH TOWELS/PERSONAL ITEMS – We will provide outdoor balcony hooks so that you can air dry your towels. Please do not hang towels over the balcony to dry. Please do not leave any personal items in the hallway outside of the condo.

SEASIDE VILLAS CONDO RULES –Please be advised that the condo you are renting is located within a condominium which contains certain amenities and common areas (including but not limited to the swimming pool & laundry room) which may from time to time not be fully functional or operational or may be under repair as managed by the building administration such that the use of these areas and/or amenities may be unavailable or limited during your stay in the condo. In this context, while we recognize and regret any resulting inconvenience to our guests, the owner of the condo will not be responsible for any such events of outage or unavailability and shall have no responsibility or obligation to grant any discount or refund of any of the rental fee as a result of any such circumstances.

WATER AND SEPTIC –The septic system is very effective; however, it will clog up if improper material is flushed. DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper. No feminine products should be flushed at anytime. If it is found that feminine products have been flushed and clog the septic system, you could be charged damages of up to two hundred dollars ($200).

STORM POLICY –HURRICANE OR STORM POLICY – No refunds will be given unless:
• The state or local authorities order mandatory evacuations in a “Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning area” and/or
• A “mandatory evacuation order has been given for the Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning” area of residence of a vacationing guest.
• The day that the authorities order a mandatory evacuation order in a “Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning,” area, we will refund:
 Any unused portion of rent from a guest currently registered;
 Any unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive, and wants to shorten the stay, to come in after the Hurricane Warning is lifted;
 Any advance rents collected or deposited for a reservation that is scheduled to arrive during the “Hurricane Warning” period.

CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS – If you experience any problems or have any questions during your stay, please contact the villa owner, Brandy Morineau, at 843-415-5847. If you are unable to reach Brandy, you can contact Luis Morineau at 925-998-7339. If there is an emergency, please dial 911.

CANCELLATION POLICY – 100% refund for cancellations more than 5 days before check-in date, less fees. No refund for cancellations less than 5 days before arrival. We highly recommend all guests purchase travel insurance. If you wish to purchase travel insurance, go to www.InsureMyTrip.com for details and to purchase.

Hold Harmless
Owner attempts to properly maintain the vacation rental. The vacationer agrees to immediately notify the owner of any maintenance problem, so that the situation can be remedied as soon as possible. Owner is not responsible for any inconveniences that may occur for which she has no control. This includes, but is not limited to: power outages, cable and WIFI outages, adverse weather conditions, mandatory evacuation, construction, mechanical failure such as pool, coin laundry washer/dryers, television, etc. No refunds will be given for occurrences beyond the owner’s control. Owner shall not be held liable for any injuries that may occur to Vacationers or their guests as a result of the acts of said Vacationers and guests. Owner is not responsible for any theft or damage to vacationer’s belongings during their stay at the vacation rental. We reserve the right to cancel this rental agreement at any time.

Acceptance of Rental Contract
By booking our Seaside Villas 1 BR Condo #148, vacationer agrees that they have read and understood this agreement before check in. The vacationer accepts all terms, conditions, and restrictions without exception. Vacationer booking the condo testifies that he/she is of legal age to enter into a contract in the State of South Carolina.

Please email or message Brandy with the following information before check-in:

1. Full names and ages of all renters including children (this is helpful in case of emergency for the owner to know who is staying in the property; knowing guest ages also help us prepare amenities)
2. Primary contact phone number(s) to reach you during your stay
3. Your email address
4. Vehicle make, model, color, license plate and state of issuance for each vehicle (max 2; if renting a car during your stay, please provide info for rental car once picked up)