Terms & Conditions
The offer of any room is subject to the room being available on receipt of deposit.
The deposit required to secure a booking shall amount to the total of the average cost of one night of your stay. eg. if your stay is for four nights and the total cost is £800, your deposit will be £200.
Account balances must be paid by credit, debit, switch cards or cash.
Please note on arrival a pre authorization will be taken for the full amount of your stay plus an additional £50.00 per night to cover any additional expenditure during your stay. A pre authorization secures funds for full payment to be taken on departure. All outstanding balances not paid on departure will be automatically charged to your credit card. No personal or company cheques are accepted. In certain circumstances payment may be required in full at time of making the booking. You will be made aware of this before you book and any payment is taken.
4. Car Parking
Complimentary car parking is available. Although every reasonable care is taken the hotel cannot take any responsibility regarding guests’ cars.
Valet Parking Terms and Conditions.
Dogs are permitted in a limited selection of rooms, at the discretion of Management. Please telephone to discuss availability. Dogs are charged at £20 per dog per night. We do not permit any other pets.
VAT is included in all prices.
9. Meals & Refreshments
Sample menus are available on request. Meal times are subject to occasional variation and during our busiest times there may be a wait for a table.
10. Service Charges
A discretionary 10% service charge is applied to bills in Acleaf and a 10% Service Charge in the Bar, Mayflower and Spatisserie. No other service charges are applied as we believe this should always be at the guest’s discretion. Please note that the Hotel does not retain any service charges, all monies are paid directly to the staff.
No allowances can be made for rooms not being occupied for the full period of the booking or for meals or any other supplements not taken.
The proprietor cannot be held responsible for cash or valuables unless they are deposited in the Hotel Reception and a receipt obtained.
13. Fire Safety
The Hotel is up to date with its fire precautions and has been granted a fire certificate.
14. Arrivals & Departures
Bookings commence at 3:00pm on day of arrival and rooms need to be vacated by 11:00am on departure day. Guests are welcome to use the hotel facilities from 12pm on arrival day and 12pm on departure day. Priority check-in and late check-out may be arranged at an extra charge. This arrangement can only be made close to the date of the stay and subject to availability.
The Management reserves the right to vary the entertainment or amenities on offer if necessary.
Please advise us of any access needs that you have in order that we can provide the appropriate service.
17. Special Offers
Special offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, and if conditions are not met the standard tariff will apply. Selected dates may not be available for special offers.
18. Loyalty Club
Our new Loyalty Points Club is replacing the Loyalty Credit Scheme as of Friday 19th April 2019. All existing bookings with loyalty credit will be honoured with that offer however points will not be earned on stay.
Behaviour of guests and their visitors should not be excessive or rowdy, and must not cause embarrassment to fellow guests. We reserve the right to recover any compensation payment as a result of your actions, or a member of your party or visiting friends. This includes damage to hotel buildings, fixtures and fittings.
Please note children under the age of 16 are not permitted to use the Gaia Spa facilities.
21. Group Bookings
Please inform us before arrival if you are travelling in a group of six of more. We reserve the right to refuse unauthorised groups. Large groups may be required to provide an additional deposit at check-in, returnable on departure if unaffected. Should there be any inappropriate behaviour by the group after check-in we reserve the right to discontinue the reservation without refund. Please note it is now against the law to travel with people from outside your household or support bubble. You may be asked to prove you are from the same household on arrival at the hotel.
Please note Boringdon Hall Hotel is non-smoking throughout.
The hotel continually strives to improve levels of comfort and the quality of services in all areas. Should any refurbishment works be underway, we always try to minimize the impact of this during your stay.
We endeavour to keep all hotel and spa facilities operating during our opening hours but such facilities may be closed for private events, cleaning, decoration, repairs or any other reason beyond our control. Whilst we endeavour to minimise disruption to guests we have no liability to guests in respect of the same.
24. Photography, Press & Media
We reserve the right to maintain copyright of any photographs taken within our property. All photography or filming must be pre-authorised by a Manager of Boringdon Hall or Gaia Boringdon. Boringdon Hall and Gaia Boringdon do not permit press or blog reviews by members of the press, guests or members of the public without prior consent.
In the public areas and some staff areas CCTV is in operation and video recordings may be made. This activity is carried out for security for all our guests and staff
26. SPA Etiquette
Please ensure you are familiar with our Gaia Spa Etiquette and have informed Gaia Spa of any special or medical considerations prior to your visit to Gaia Spa.
27. Force Majeure
Boringdon Hall Hotel cannot accept responsibility or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of the contract is prevented or affected by reason of circumstances which amount to “force majeure”. Circumstances amounting to “force majeure” include any event which we could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such circumstances include the destruction or damage of your accommodation (which cannot reasonably be remedied to a satisfactory standard before the start of your stay) through fire, flood, explosion, storm or other weather damage, break-in, criminal damage, riots or civil strife, industrial action, natural or nuclear disaster, fire, adverse weather conditions, war or threat of war, actual or threatened terrorist activity, epidemic and all similar situations beyond our control.
We will accept deliveries of parcels on behalf of our guests if given prior notice however we will not be held liable for the safety of the parcel.
29. General Information
Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information set out on our websites and marketing campaigns, we cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions, and reserve the right to vary, amend, supplement or cancel any of the information or offers featured on our websites or email campaigns or otherwise at any time.
All details are correct at time of going to print, however may be subject to change from time to time.
All bookings are non-transferable.
For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in these terms and conditions shall operate to attempt to exclude or limit Boringdon Hall Hotels liability for the death or personal injury of any person caused by the negligence of Boringdon Hall Hotel or its employees, servants or agents or to attempt to exclude or limit Boringdon Hall Hotels liability in any manner which would be unlawful.
30. Covid-19 (Coronavirus)
Due to COVID-19 please be aware that there may be some changes or delays to the service or facilities that we offer at the hotel in order to ensure the safety and well-being of our guests and team. In our restaurant last orders will be called at 10pm each evening and you will be asked to vacate the restaurant at 11pm. For more information regarding COVID-19 please follow this link.
Comments & Complaints
As a valued guest we wish to ensure you enjoy your stay with us, to help us with this please complete a feedback form at the end of your stay, we monitor these forms daily and take appropriate action to reward any positive feedback and resolve any negative comments.
However, if there is anything that you are unhappy about please inform us so that we can deal with it as early as possible. This should in the first instance be made to the hotels duty manager at the time of your stay so that we can attempt to resolve it immediately in the interests of all parties
We ask for a reasonable time to resolve a complaint before a refund is issued. If you wish to contact a Director regarding your stay please email email@example.com
These terms and conditions shall be subject to the laws of the jurisdiction in which the hotel for which you make your booking is situated.
Terms of Cancellation:
In the unfortunate instance that a booking needs to be cancelled, the following policy applies:
- If a booking is cancelled over 7 days before arrival date the deposit will be returned*.
- If a booking is cancelled less than 7 days before arrival date the deposit will be forfeited.
- In the case of a no show the full booking cost will be charge.
- If the total cost of the stay is taken as payment at time of making the booking the whole amount is non-refundable.
- Please note that Advance Purchase rates are 100% non-refundable.
Cancellation Insurance: In case a booking needs to be cancelled, we can offer cancellation insurance at an extra charge of £10 per adult and £5 per child. The insurance will cover the full amount of the deposit paid, with no additional charges applicable and a full refund given. Please speak to a member of our reservations team for more information.
*Please note that refunds of deposits may take up to three weeks to process.