The following Terms and Conditions apply to all bookings (“reservations”) made with Nestor Group Ltd. (“Nestor”) by third parties (“guests”) whether online via our website or by telephone or via Online Travel Agents (“OTAs”) or otherwise. This Agreement is a legally binding contract between you and us regarding your use of our Service and the accommodation unit(s) offered. Failure to use the Service or accommodation in accordance with this Agreement may subject you to civil and criminal penalties.
Nestor is an agent that provides accommodation and additional relevant services at physical properties (including but not limited to apartments, studios, individual rooms) that are managed, licensed, leased, rented, and/or developed by us or any of our partners or clients. You may use the Service to make reservations to stay at the Properties that we advertise for short-term rentals (“reservations”) via a limited license agreement for non-commercial purposes only for a certain period of time, in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
If the requested accommodation unit is available and a reservation is made, Nestor will confirm in writing (a "Confirmation") provided by us to you by email or other means.
Upon confirmation, subject to your complete and ongoing compliance with this Agreement and subject to applicable law, we grant you a limited, exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to occupy the specific accommodation unit at the specific Property. The licence to occupy is valid only for the specific period of time that you have reserved, is for personal and non-commercial purposes only and for the maximum number of occupants permitted by us and specified by you at the time of booking.
Nestor grants the temporary license for the guest to use the Property and the furniture, fixtures, fittings and equipment therein for the term designated by us on the reservation confirmation.
Offers from Nestor in relation to available accommodation are subject to change and are not binding. Nestor can, at its own discretion, refuse to conclude a licence to occupy.
This limited license agreement should not be mistaken for a lease on the accommodation.
Important Note: The guest acknowledges and warrants that the accommodation provided under this agreement shall not be their primary residency.
Certain features of our Service may require you to pay one-time and/or recurring fees. Before you pay any such fees, you will have an opportunity to review and accept the fees that you will be charged. All fees are non-refundable, unless expressly provided otherwise in writing by us.
We reserve the right to determine pricing for the Service and any products we offer for sale, including, without limitation, for on-site services, or accommodation that you reserve. We will make reasonable efforts to keep pricing information that is published on our website up to date, but may not necessarily provide all specific pricing information online. We may change any of the pricing information (including by adding applicable taxes, fees or charges) at any time. We may make promotional offers with different terms and pricing to any of our customers. These promotional offers, unless made to you, will not apply to you or this Agreement.
Valid means of payment are available on request. Note that cash payments are not accepted.
Any disputes in relation to payments charged shall be notified in writing by a Cardholder to Merchant within 5 days of payment being taken by Merchant. Any other disputes shall be notified in writing by the Cardholder to the Merchant within 21 days of the period of booking. Please note that refunds can take up to 7 days. We will acknowledge all disputes within 24 hours and aim to respond in full within 72 hours.
If you wish to modify or extend the dates of your reservation, you will be charged the applicable Property’s then-current market rate for the modified dates, which may be different (higher or lower) than the rates applicable to your existing reservation. You will have an opportunity to review and accept any additional fees and/or charges prior to modifying such reservation.
A reservation can be cancelled by the guest in accordance with the stated cancellation conditions, stating the reservation number. Once the cancellation periods have expired, cancellation is excluded and Nestor retains the right to the agreed remuneration. The same applies if the guest does not arrive at the booked accommodation (“No Show”).
No shows, late arrivals, and early departures cannot be refunded.
All license agreed terms are valid until 05:00am on the day following the scheduled arrival. After 05:00am the guest is classed as a No Show and the licence is revoked automatically. Nestor has the right to offer the reserved accommodation to another party.
Note: When booking 3 or more units, different cancellation policies may apply to those stated.
The Deposit (if any) will be notified to the guest at the time of booking, and is payable by the guest to Nestor as per the terms defined at the time of booking.
A complete refund of the Deposit shall be made subject to Nestor, at its sole discretion being satisfied with the conduct of the guest as per the terms of this agreement.
Provided that there is no breach of any of the terms and conditions herein, Nestor shall refund the Deposit to the guest without interest within 7 days from the date of vacating the accommodation or settlement of any outstanding payment owed by the guest to Nestor.
The full amount of the deposit (minus and charges against the total) will be sent by Nestor, any deductions, FX fees and charges will be judged to have been made by the guests bank and Nestor is not liable for these.
During the period of the Licence, management fees, rent and all outgoing charges for use of utilities such as water, electricity, internet, gas and heating fee are not payable by the guest unless otherwise stated.
You must be at least 18 years old to use the Service. By making a reservation, you represent and warrant to us that: (1.) you are at least 18 years old, and are fully able and competent to enter into this Agreement; (2.) you have not previously been suspended or removed from the Service or any of our Properties; and (3.) your use of the Service and our Properties is and will be in compliance with any and all laws, rules, and regulations that apply in the country in which the Property you have booked a stay is located. If you are an organisation, the individual accepting this Agreement on your behalf represents and warrants that he or she has the authority to bind you to this Agreement and you agree to be bound by this Agreement.
Access to a Property will be given along with relevant instructions once payment has been made in full in accordance with the booking terms. In addition we require completion of the Nestor online pre check-in form prior to granting access. We ask for this to be completed accurately and in full at least 2 days before arrival.
The Check-in time is from 15:00 on your day of arrival unless otherwise stated.
You can access the Property anytime from the check-in time onwards, even overnight. However note from 05:00 on the day following your arrival date, any non-arrivals will be classed as a “No Show” (see Cancellation Policy section).
Depending on availability we may be able to accommodate an early Check-in. We will only be able to confirm if this is possible 24 hours before your arrival as we may have another guest departing. If you would like an early Check-in you will need to request this and have this confirmed in writing by us.
The majority of properties have a keyless system to check yourself in before your arrival however in some cases guests will be issued keys to access the Property. Please note that we provide one keyset by default.
If you lose your keyset, you are liable for the full cost of the lock replacement.
If you accidentally lock yourself out, please make sure that you get in touch with us immediately so we can assist you. If we do not have any personnel on-site and need to arrange for a team member to assist you after 18:00, you will be charged up to £200.
If it is out of hours and we are not able to assist you, under no circumstances are guests permitted to instruct a third party to change or to drill a lock if they are locked out. Guests will need to find alternative accommodation in this case.
Should a guest or a service provider instructed by the guest; damage, break, drill or replace the lock at the property, they agree to pay the full cost of a ‘like for like’ replacement including parts and labour. The contractor to be selected by Nestor.
There is a fixed admin fee of £75 for Nestor arranging replacement of locks. In addition any loss of revenue should rental of the apartment not be possible due to having to replace the lock, will be recharged to the guest.
An invoice will be provided to the guest for immediate payment from their payment card or charged via their bookings agent
If a guest is unable to access a property due to loss of keys or is unable to remember their access code, under no circumstance will Nestor be held responsible.
The Check-in time is from 11:00 on your day of arrival unless otherwise stated.
Unfortunately we cannot accommodate late check out unless expressly confirmed by us in writing in advance. It is important that guests leave on time so our cleaning company can prepare the Property for the next incoming guests.
Unless agreed in advance by Nestor, guests that do not depart the Property by 11:15 are subject to “Overstay” terms (see below).
Fresh bed linen and bath towels for all guests.
Shower gel/shampoo and hand soap. Additionally, in some properties and depending on availability, we may also provide coffee, tea, sugar, salt and pepper and other amenities. Please note that we do not guarantee to provide these articles for the whole duration of your stay. Guests booking longer stays may need to purchase these items.
The Property will be supplied with the amenities and utilities as described in the listing. If you require anything additional that is not supplied you will have to purchase this. If you are unsure about whether an amenity is provided, you are asked to enquire before your stay.
The Property will be cleaned after and before your stay. Upon request we can arrange for mid-stay cleaning, fresh bed linen and towels. Mid-stay cleaning and linen refresh are a chargeable service and the cost varies depending on the type of Property booked so please contact us if you would like more information about this.
Mid-stay cleaning and bed changes should be requested at least 24 hours in advance otherwise we cannot guarantee scheduling.
In addition Nestor may also advertise certain other additional guest services at some properties such as taxi transfers for example. Nestor acts as a booking agent in the case of any additional services provided, which will be carried out by a third party company. Your use of these services will constitute an agreement between you and/or your guests' and the company. Use of these additional services is at your and your guests’ own risk and you and your guests agree not to hold Nestor responsible for any issues in connection with any use or purchase of services provided.
Important Note: Every guest is requested to observe and comply with the regulations established by Nestor to maintain the quality of the Property and to ensure that all guests have a pleasant and safe stay. Breaching these conditions may result in immediate termination of your licence agreement and removal from the Property.
In addition to all other rules and restrictions contained in the Agreement guests may not:
Use the Premises for any immoral or illegal purpose including any violation of city, national, or international law.
Cause noise or disturbance that is judged to be excessive in the sole opinion of Nestor staff. Note that quiet hours are between 10:30pm and 9am. No parties are allowed at any time.
Carry out any alterations to the fabric of the Premises nor to affix anything to the walls or ceilings or the floor without permission from Nestor.
Remove any of the furnishings, fixtures or fittings whatsoever.
Use the premises for any commercial purposes (including gambling) or to sublet the Premises.
Register subscriptions, bank accounts or other services at the premises.
Allow any person to enter the Property other than the persons named at the time of booking or on the pre arrival check-in.
Bring any pets or animals into the Property except guide dogs and assistance dogs. Should you require a guide dog or assistance dog, please inform us at least 24 hours in advance of your stay.
Smoke anywhere inside the Property, including common areas or within a 5-meter distance of the front doorway. Breaching the non-smoking policy will result in immediate termination of the guests licence agreement, removal from the Property and a fine of up to £500 imposed for the odour treatment of the Property and any loss of revenue should rental of the apartment not be possible in the opinion of Nestor. In addition the guest will be charged accordingly for any additional damage occurring to the Property.
Duplicate keys, entry codes or provide any other means of access to any other third party aside from those guests staying within your party. If keys are duplicated without permission, we retain the right of charging you any further expenses incurred for lock replacement.
Bring into the Property any illegal, dangerous or hazardous substance or item including illegal recreational drugs.
Engage in any conduct that is fraudulent, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, vulgar, offensive, violent or threatening or promotes violence or actions that are threatening to any individual or organization including Nestor staff, members of the public and other guests.
Perform any activity or create any condition in or on any Booked Property, Amenities, or Property that could create a nuisance, annoyance, or disturbance to any other residents or neighbors of surrounding properties.
Attempt to do any of the foregoing or assist or advocate, encourage, permit, or assist any third party in doing any of the prohibited conduct in this agreement.
You are responsible for leaving the Property in the same condition in which you arrived.
In the event of damage or theft that goes beyond normal use, caused by you or your guests, Nestor has the right to charge you for damages or replacement as well as for any separate expenses incurred to remedy the damage, including any loss of revenue from any rental of the apartment we deem possible as a result.
Nestor will provide you with reasonable evidence of such damage or suspected removal or theft such as photographic evidence.
As such we will be automatically entitled to charge the Applicable Payment Method for the full remedial amount and if relevant any lost revenue. If we do not have your payment details on file, the settlement funds may be obtained via the OTA, bookings agent or company that you booked through. Otherwise you will be invoiced via email with payment terms being 48-hours.
If you do cause damage to the Property or you notice any damage beyond expected ‘wear and tear’, please be sure to contact us immediately.
If you notice an issue with the Property, please let us know during your stay so we can take action to remedy the problem. We will not take into consideration anything reported after check-out, if the issue was unreported during your stay.
Nestor will not be liable for the loss or theft of valuables or any other personal possessions. Luggage, valuables, electronics, documents and any other item that you bring with you into the Property is at your own risk and we recommend storing these as securely as possible.
When you depart the Property you are responsible for taking all personal possessions with you. If any loss is reported, we will take reasonable efforts in locating these and if found any unclaimed articles whether valuable or not shall be held for a maximum of 14 days. Articles which remain unclaimed after this period may be discarded. Perishable items such as food will be discarded immediately.
You will need to arrange for a courier or arrange with Nestor to personally collect any article left behind in the Property subject to availability. Should Nestor be required to mail or courier the item to you, then the cost will be recharged to you.
We highly recommend that guests do not have mail or items delivered to the property at which they have booked. Any mail, post or other items that are sent to guests is their own responsibility and Nestor will not be responsible should items get lost or be stolen. Note there will not be a permanent member of staff on-site, therefore Nestor is not able to receive/hold mail for guests under any circumstance.
Nestor will make reasonable efforts to carry out any necessary maintenance whilst there is no guest inside the Property. However from time to time we may require access whilst a guest has booked a Property.
If we do need to carry out maintenance work and access to your accommodation is required, our team will notify you in advance via email or via the phone number provided during the time of booking. If we are unable to contact you or we do not receive any acknowledgment, we reserve the right to grant access to the maintenance team or contractor as we deem appropriate.
We are not able to provide any luggage storage or drop off service at the Property unless otherwise stated. If you need to store your bags before check-in or after check-out we recommend checking online via our partner Stasher at https://stasher.com/ - you can use the discount code NESTOR to receive 10% off.
Should a guest violate any provision of this Agreement, or Nestor is no longer able to provide use of the accommodation for any reason, the limited license granted for occupation of the Property is automatically terminated and you must immediately cease all use of the Property. Notwithstanding any unpaid amount that was due prior to termination will still apply.
Should a guest not depart the Property 15 minutes following the agreed check-out time (11:00 unless written agreement from Nestor is provided), they are judged to have overstayed their reservation and the below fees may be added to the cost of their stay;
First hour following check-out time: £50
Second hour following check-out time: The cost of the following 1-night at the current direct rate at the time as deemed by Nestor.
Any additional time period: The above cost and any additional costs and expenses incurred by the company as a result of not being able to provide the accommodation to other guests that are due to arrive on that day. This includes the cost of relocation of the other guests in Properties of a similar standard that are managed by Nestor or other accommodation providers as required.
Please be aware that there may also be additional costs associated with reputational damage should an overstay result in us not being able to accommodate other guests.
Nestor reserves the right to remove you and any and all of your Guests from the Booked Property and take legal action against you and your guests to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
If Nestor is required to engage legal counsel to enforce the conditions of this Agreement, including to remove you, your guests or your belongings from a Property and to collect any amounts due, you shall be responsible for all lawyers fees and the associated legal expenses incurred in connection with the foregoing.
Unless otherwise stated Nestor is acting as managing agent for the Property owner. The Property owner is acting as the accommodation provider and as such, any invoice provided, may be in the name of the Property owner and not Nestor.
Should the guest book via an Online travel agent (OTA) such as Booking.com, Expedia or Airbnb etc. the may obtain an invoice directly from the OTA in which they booked through.
An invoice by Nestor to guests that have booked directly (i.e. not via an OTA) will always be provided as a download or via email.
In the event that one or more of the provisions of this Agreement is found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that / those provision(s) will be deemed severed from the remainder of this Agreement. The remainder of this Agreement will be valid and enforceable.
While all reasonable efforts have been taken to ensure the accuracy of information on third party websites such as “OTAs”, the Company does not accept responsibility for errors or omissions and reserve the right to amend, cancel or vary any of the arrangements featured on these without notice. Please note that in certain circumstances, generic photographic images have been used to represent the general style of a particular product or Property.
The content of the Websites is the copyright of the Company, and may not be copied, reproduced, published, distributed or amended for any other purpose without our prior written consent.
We reserve the right to change this Agreement (including any of the Additional Terms in accordance with those agreements and applicable law) on a going-forward basis at any time. If there is a change in the agreement that has a material effect on your stay, you will be informed at the earliest possible opportunity.
Nestor is not liable without limitation for damages which may occur from injury to life, body or health, death or damage or emotional distress from accidents or any incident occurring within or outside of the Property. To the fullest extent permitted by law, guests are responsible for their use of the Properties and will indemnify us and our officers, directors, employees, contractors, consultants, subsidiaries, property owners and Landlords from and against any claim brought by a third party, arising from your or your Guests use of, or misuse of the Property and any service that Nestor provides.
In no event will Nestor be held liable for any other punitive damages, including damages for loss of revenue, reputation, data or any other intangible loss.
Nestor will not be held liable or be deemed to be in breach of this Agreement by reason for any failure or delay in performing their obligations where this is beyond control of the Company. Such causes include, but are not limited to: power failure, internet, Company failure, industrial action, civil unrest, fire, flood, storms, earthquakes, acts of terrorism, acts of war, pandemic, governmental action, or any other event or other similar events of “force majeure” that are beyond the control of Nestor.
The parties shall use reasonable endeavours to resolve any dispute amicably and in good faith. Each party irrevocably and unconditionally submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the United Kingdom (and any court of appeal) and waives any right to object to an action being brought in those courts, including on the basis of an inconvenient forum or those courts not having jurisdiction.
This agreement is governed by and is to be construed in accordance with the laws of United Kingdom applicable therein.
Notices are served by sending the same by registered post, recorded delivery to the last known address of the other Party or by email and any receipt issued by the postal authorities will be conclusive evidence of the fact and date of posting of any such notice.
All notices delivered will be deemed to be received within seven days of posting provided that the notice is sent to the last known address of each party.
Guests are required to comply with all UK government regulations and guidance; your stay with us will be governed by these. Before booking we ask guests to check the current laws and restrictions around travel and accommodation to ensure they are compliant, here: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
We ask guests to pay special attention to the cancellation policy of their reservation as we are not able to offer refunds or exceptions outside of the cancellation window due to changing travel restrictions or other events related to the pandemic.
We require all guests to inform us should they experience symptoms associated with COVID-19 and to follow the official guidance issued by NHS England here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/