==== ====A complete hotel search engine website, 247CheapestHotels.com, which searches over 230,000hotel properties. This same site also searches for airline and car rental prices.www.247CheapestHotels.com==== ====Q. = I made a reservation for a hotel in Athens Greece form a list of Athens hotels or Greek hotelsa travel agent or an internet site suggested to me. After getting there to my surprise the hotel didnot meet the standards which was told I will be getting. Example there is no swimming pool, noprivate WC, and no tennis courts. Is the Athens hotel owner or Greek hotel owner responsible?A. = The responsibility towards the consumer is entirely the organizers and/or the travel agencys,that is to say the tourist agent, from which the customer bought the organized travel package, andthis is even for the services that are not produced or provided by the organizer and or travel agentdirectly, but by other collaborating enterprises (example, hotels, organized excursions,transportation services, etc). Therefore beware when reserving a Athens hotel from an internetsite.Q. = What is the procedure to reserve a room or an apartment in one of the Athens hotels or in theGreek hotels in general?A. = Customers should communicate with the owner or management of Athens hotels or Greekhotels and make his reservation request by phone or fax or email or by telegraph.Q. = What is the usual procedure to make sure that a request has been accepted?A. = Within 3 days, owners or management of the Athens hotels or Greek hotels in general, whoare interested in your reservation should send you an answer to let you know if they accept thereservation for renting any of their rooms or apartments requested by the customers. Ownersshould answer in writing or by telegraph or email or by fax stating that they accept the reservationrequested by the clients.Q. = I made an inquiry about a couple of reservations I need in hotels in Athens Greece. What is afair deposit one should pay for reservations in Athens hotels or in Greek hotels in general?A. = The owners of Athens hotels or Greek hotels can ask an advance of up to 25% of the total ofprice of the stay for all the days reserved. The deposit though should not be inferior to the rent ofone day. The reservation is considered complete with the payment of the deposit that wasdetermined and with the written acceptance of the reservation by the hotel owner.Q. = I made couple of reservations for different hotels in AthensGreece. Can I cancel the reservations I made for any or some of the Athens hotels or generallyGreek hotels?
A. = When one reserves rooms or apartments part of a complex of any Athens hotels or Greekhotels, to be used for a predetermined time period and the rooms are used for part of the period,the customer has to compensate the Athens hotel owner with half the price that was agreed for theperiod that was not used by the customer.Q. = What if the customer informs in writing at least 21 days before the reservation dates that hehas changed his plans?A. = If the customer informs in writing the owner of any Athens hotels at least 21 days before thereservation dates, then the customer is exempted from the compensation he has to pay. Theowner of any Athens hotels is obliged to return the deposit that was collected.Q. = Should we understand that any reservation can be cancelled21 days prior to the time of arrival and the customers are legible for full refund?A. = Yes, this is correct.Q. = I stayed overnight in a hotel in Athens Greece. I really liked this place and dont want to leavethis hotel which is cheaper than the other Athens hotels or generally Greek hotels. Do I have toleave?A. = The renting of Athens rooms or Athens apartments part of a Greek hotel complex isconsidered to be for one day only, unless otherwise agreed between hotel owner and customer.Q. = Concerning hotels in Athens Greece or Greek hotels, at what time does one have to leaveAthens hotels or generally Greek hotels so that extra charges dont occur?A. = In the case that the Athens hotel owner or the customer wants to dissolve the leaseagreement, the customer is obliged to vacate the Athens rooms or Athens apartments which arepart of a Greek hotel complex not later than 12 oclock noon. By staying in the rooms orapartments beyond 12 oclock noon and not later than 18:00 oclock the customer is obliged to payhalf the rent. If the customer stays in the premises after 18:00 oclock, he is obliged to pay the rentfor the whole day. If the customer denies paying the rent, then the owner has the right to removefrom the rooms or apartments, the customers and his luggage and or belongings.Q. = I made a couple of reservations for Athens hotels in Greece. I will be arriving late in some ofthem. Do I have to pay for the whole day for renting these Athens hotels or generally Greekhotels?A. = The predetermined day of arrival is calculated entirely as for the rent, not taking intoconsideration the time of arrival. So if you arrive say 1:00 am or at any time, you will have to payfor the whole day. The day of departure is not calculated, unless the customer does not vacate theroom. He should vacate the room not later than 12 oclock noon.Q. = After making a reservation from a list of Athens hotels in Athens Greece, at my surprise therewas a mix-up... The owner of one of the Athens hotels informs me that I dont have a place to stayat the specific Athens hotel or Greek hotel? What are my rights?
A. =. The Athens hotel owner owes to have the rooms or apartments which are part of a Greekhotel complex, and which the customer reserved either by means of some type of writing,telegraph, fax, or email or with a contract.Q. = What happens if the owner of one of the Athens hotels does not have the accommodation?A. = If the owner does not have the accommodation which is reserved, the Athens hotel owner isobliged to ensure the customers stay in an other Greek hotel of same at least class, in the samecity, and with the same comforts and conditions as those that are advertised for his own Athenshotel. Also in this case, the owner of one of the Athens hotels owes to pay the expenses oftransport and the difference in price that by any chance may exists between his own hotel and theother one. If it is not possible to find an alternative hotel, the owner is obliged to refund thecustomer with the total of price of the stay for the whole period. It is prohibited for the owner of anyAthens hotels or Greek hotels to accept a reservation from a group where more beds are neededthat the ones the hotel is licensed for. If the owner accepts a reservation for more beds than whathe is permitted, a demotion of the hotel category to an inferior class for one year may take place.Q. = After getting to the hotel which I reserved from a list of Athens hotels in Greece, in the samearea I found a better and cheaper hotel down the road. Should I pay for the rest of my reservationwith first Athens hotel or generally Greek hotel?A. = If a room is leased for a certain time, the Athens hotel owner doesnt have the right to cancelthe lease before the agreed time period, unless the customer: a) violates the hotel regulations b)has a disease or illness that is contagious or is suffering from other illness or disease that maycause nuisance to the remaining customers of the hotel c) Violates the common manners.Respectively the customer has to: a) Accept the Athens room or Athens apartment which is part ofthe hotel complex that was reserved by himself or by his representative, unless this is not what hereserved. b) Keep the Athens apartment or room up to the end of reservation period that wasagreed, otherwise the customer is obliged to compensate the owner with the sum equal to half therent of all the rest of the days that were reserved, where the daily rent is the agreed price of anovernight stay. All of the above may also take effect in the case where the customer did not arriveat the Greek hotel at the predetermined date of arrival, except in extreme cases such as acts ofgod example earth quakes etc, and which has to be proved with concrete evidence. The leaseagreement between Athens hotel owner and customer is considered fair and powerful, providedthat there exists relative documentation or evidence, example a written reservation confirmation.This article is designed to help customer who have questions about Athens hotels, or hotels inAthens or Greek hotels or hotel apartments and rooms. If you think there is something fishy aboutyour reservation you can contact, E.O.T the Greek organization of tourism or the tourist police inAthens Greece.by S Pappas email@example.comRooms Apartments in Athens Greece Athensrooms.Free Greek travel information traveling in Athens Greece Greekster @ M SavardApartments in Athens Greece Self catering.
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