All the cottages have free WIFI and as of Spring 2023 Port Renfrew has CELL SERVICE and GPS.
There is a year round gas station, an electric car charging station at the Community Centre, some good local restaurants and cafes, the Renfrew Pub, the Bridgeman's Gateway Marina Bistro, as well Tomi's cafe and Coastal Kitchen. There is also a year-round limited selection grocery/liquor store. The cottages are all smokeless and no smoking is allowed anywhere inside the cottages. Smoking is permitted outside on the balcony or the surrounding property area.
Most, but not all cottages are pet friendly for a $50 fee/stay.
The cottages are on a septic system. Your care and attention to this is appreciated.
Check-in is generally at 4pm. Check-out is generally at 10:30am. If you will be arriving earlier or wish to leave later please let me know.
Lynda - Your host
The kitchens are well equipped with an abundance of cookware, lots of small appliances, including a microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker, kettle, slow cooker, rice cooker and some cottages even have a popcorn maker.
Washer and Dryer: There are laundry facilities in most of the cottages. This is displayed in the property amenities.
Fire table: ALL cottages have a fire table on the balcony, most of which are hooked up to the main gas supply and there is also a fire pit in the Shore 2 Please lower unit.
Gas Barbecue: ALL cottages have a gas barbecue.
Fishing: If you catch fish or crabs, please clean them at the tables provided at the marina. DO NOT bring them up to the cottage to clean.
Electric heat: There is a thermostat controller in every room. Please remember to turn the temperature down before you leave as heat is very expensive in BC.
Flashlights and batteries: Are supplied as well as candles and matches which are available above the fridge or in the cutlery drawer in the kitchen. Depending on the time of year, the power does go out in Port Renfrew.
Manual - Welcome Book
A welcome book upon arrival provides all the information you need for WIFI, Netflix, barbeque, bluetooth, laundry, garbage disposal and local amenities in the area.
If you are lucky to be in Renfrew during a storm and the power goes out, you will stay warm with our gas fireplace and be able to light the gas stovetop manually. We have candles and flashlights for your use. So just sit back and enjoy!
If you have never experienced one, there is nothing quite like a West Coast Storm and the sound of the rain on a Tin Roof.
Rental Agreement for PRVR - Terms and Conditions for Short Stay Rental
The following clarifies the Owners' obligations to The guest and The Guests obligations to the Owner for Rentals and Cancellations at Port Renfrew Vacation Rentals.
Guest pays the 8% Provincial Sales Tax and 5% GST on the nightly rate..
The cottages are 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 at time of booking and balance due 7 days before arrival.
5. CHANGES IN ACCOMMODATION
Request to make changes to earlier planned reservation may be made on request, the earlier the better and will be accommodated based on availability.
For a full refund of accommodation fees, cancellation must be made at least 7 full days prior to the local check in time (3:00 PM or agreed time) on the day of check in. For example, if check-in is on Friday, cancel by the previous Sunday. 50% refund for cancellation more than 3 days (72 hrs.) before check-in date. Non-refundable if cancelled after.
Cleaning fees & GST are refunded, if the guest did not check in.
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, DVD’s, Bluetooth and Streaming devices 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 neighbouring 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.
9. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
Times are to be adhered to, unless otherwise arranged in advance with the owner. Early arrival and/or late departure 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.
10. THE COTTAGE COMMUNITY
The Guest acknowledges, reads and agrees to follow by the Bylaws & Rules of the Wild Coast Cottages Strata as posted 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 11pm. to 8am. 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 neighbours. 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).
Pets are welcome in some of the cottages and not in others. There is a $50 pet fee per stay. Please ensure your pets do not enter cottages that are not pet friendly. 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.
13. INVENTORY/ HOUSEHOLD RULES/ CLEANING
The Guest agrees to read our 'Welcome Book' in the cottages. 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 in front of the cottage. There is space for 2 vehicles.
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.