Last Updated: 7-24-2020
BluesBerry Inn Guest Policies
ALL OF OUR ROOMS ARE NON-SMOKING. PLEASE ADVISE US WHEN MAKING YOUR RESERVATIONS IF YOU HAVE PETS, WHAT TYPES, AND HOW MANY (please see “PET POLICY” below).
“Guest” means any person occupying any room at the BluesBerry Inn.
“Manager” means the manager of the BluesBerry Inn.
1. ALCOHOL POLICY: WE ABSOLUTELY WILL NOT TOLERATE PUBLIC DRINKING. The BluesBerry Inn is a NON-ALCOHOLIC establishment. However, guests may bring their own alcoholic beverages into their own rooms provided that no laws are violated AND guests in other rooms are not adversely affected. Public drunkenness and open alcoholic beverage containers, outside of rooms, will NOT be tolerated. Violators will be told to leave and there will be no refunds of rents paid.
2. NOISE: Guests are expected to be reasonably quiet during evening hours, so as to not disturb other guests, ESPECIALLY AFTER 9 PM and before 8AM. Violators who ignore requests to be quiet will be told to leave and there will be no refunds of rents paid.
3. PET WARNING: The BluesBerry Inn permits pets (dogs and cats, or service animals). Additionally, pet occupancy of rooms under the prior management (and ownership) is unknown. Therefore, the BluesBerry Inn CANNOT assure any guests that pets have NOT, in the past, been in any particular room. If you are allergic to pets or service animals, you occupy our rooms at your own risk.
4. PET POLICY (does not apply to service animals): Pets must be declared when booking and the BluesBerry Inn, at the manager’s sole discretion, may or may NOT permit any or all pets. The only pets permitted are dogs and domestic cats. Pets are NOT allowed on any furniture, including beds. Pets shall NOT be left in rooms unattended. Pets shall not be allowed to roam free outside unattended. Vicious or aggressive pets are not permitted on this property, and the manager shall have sole discretion in determining if any particular pet is permitted to remain. At manager’s direction, the guest shall immediately remove any vicious or aggressive pet. Guests shall remove any feces their pets deposit on the BluesBerry Inn’s grounds. Pets must be free of pests, and guest shall be liable for eradication of pests (as solely determined by the BluesBerry Inn’s manager).
5. Except for normal wear and tear, Guests will be liable for all damages to their room and/or damages the guest or their visitors cause to the BluesBerry Inn’s property. Guest agrees to pay extra cleaning charges if guest leaves their room excessively dirty or with tobacco or marijuana smoke odors. Guest will be liable to pay for cleaning or replacing carpet stained or damaged by guest, normal use excepted. All damages and cleaning charges shall be as solely determined by the BluesBerry Inn’s manager.
6. Guest will be responsible for all damages caused by their vehicles to Bluesberry Inn property, even if the BluesBerry Inn knew or should have known about the possibility of such damage.
7. Campfires will NOT be allowed UNLESS specifically permitted by management on a case-by-case basis and then only when permitted by the State Fire Marshall. Any guest permitted to have a campfire is allowed to burn only ordinary firewood and MUST NOT burn any wood that has metal objects (screws, nails, and the like) or dangerous chemicals in it (such as pressure treated wood). Guests must obtain their own firewood, and guests must clean up and restore the site of their campfire.
8. Partial nudity is not permitted outside of rooms. Any person without a shirt on will be considered as partially nude.
9. Vehicles will be driven and parked in a safe and responsible manner. No vehicles with more than 4 tires may be parked next to buildings Q1 or Q2. Large vehicles and construction equipment must be parked on Matlock Drive unless a specific exception is granted by Management. No vehicles shall be parked in such a manner as to obstruct the vehicles of other guests. Violators will be asked to leave and no refunds of rents paid will be made.
10. All guests must agree to these policies, as evidenced by signing BluesBerry Inn registration form(s).
11. VIOLATION of any of these policies may result in the violating guest being IMMEDIATELY evicted and required to leave the BluesBerry Inn. Such violations shall be as solely determined by the BluesBerry Inn’s manager. Past waiver of or failure to enforce any of the above policies, by the manager of the BluesBerry Inn, shall not prevent enforcement (by the BluesBerry Inn’s manager) of present or future violations.
12. Additional policies on page Rooms & Rates https://www.bluesberryinn.com/rooms-rates/ apply.
13. ALL guests will be required to certify that they are COVID-19 free and sign our COVID-19 RELEASE AGREEMENT (please see a copy on this page), in addition to reasonable social distancing requirements. The COVID-19 RELEASE AGREEMENT MUST BE SIGNED BY EACH PERSON 18 YEARS OR OLDER, IN THE ROOM, BEFORE REGISTRATION IS COMPETE. Self-certification will generally be permitted except that management may, in its sole digression, require a negative COVID-19 test within the 72 hours prior to the test request. Guests who have been fully vaccinated and present, on demand, a vaccination record to management are exempt from social distancing/mask requirements. Guests with a medically documented prior COVID-19 infection from which they have fully recovered and tested negative for COVID-19, on a molecular COVID-19 test, and present, on demand by management, a vaccination record are exempt from social distancing/mask requirements.
14. THE RIGHT TO OCCUPY ANY ROOM IS NOT AUTHORIZED UNTIL REGISTRATION IS COMPLETE AND IS ONLY VALID FOR THE DURATION OF THE REGISTRATION, AS GIVEN BY CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT DATES ON THE REGISTRATION FORM.
15. Electric power: Electric power in this region is provided by Golden Valley Electric Cooperative, and is very unreliable. Because of this, the Bluesberry inn has a backup power system. However, please be advised that (1) This backup power system is not always available; (2) When power outages occur, it may take several hours before the backup power system is up and running (at a minimum, we do not start it for short duration outages, meaning those expected to last less than about 3 hours); and (3) The backup power system is ONLY intended to provide key utility services like water, sewer and wi-fi/internet. If necessary, to prevent system overload, we may turn off guest room power during outages.
16. Internet (including WI-FI) ACCESS POLICIES ARE AS NOTED BELOW.
17. REFUND POLICY (amends other refund policies as stated elsewhere on this site). All refunds are subject to the sole approval of the BluesBerry Inn’s manager. Refunds made for payments originally made with credit or debit cards (and the similar) will be, at most, for 80% of the original payment for unused days (this is mostly due to fees the card/payment companies charge us and to recover our administrative costs). Any such refunds will be made in the same form as the original payment (except refunds for cash payments may be made by BluesBerry Inn company check); if by credit/debit card, the refund must be made to the original card the payment was made with. Note: Except at the BluesBerry Inn Management’s sole digression, there will be NO REFUNDS for early checkouts, and if an early checkout refund is granted the early checkout MUST be requested, to Management, at least one day prior. NO early checkout refunds will be issued for stays in rooms that require minimum stays where the early checkout is such that the minimum requirement will be violated.
COVID-19 RELEASE AGREEMENT
1. I understand and agree that the Bluesberry Inn cannot warrant to me that I will not become infected with the novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2, also known as COVID-19, at or on the premises of the Bluesberry Inn, and further that I will not hold the Bluesberry Inn liable for ANY damages if I should become infected with COVID-19 at the Bluesberry Inn.
2. I agree to follow reasonable precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to other guests at the Bluesberry Inn, including as recommended by the State of Alaska and the US Centers For Disease Control (CDC).
3. Except in case of an emergency like fire, I will enter and exit the building only as requested by the management of the Bluesberry Inn. This includes using only the door nearest the room.
4. Whenever I am outside my room, but within the building, I will wear a mask. Whenever I am within six feet of any other guest, other than those occupying and registered in my room, I will wear a mask, even when outside. I will maintain a minimum of six feet from all other guests, other than those occupying and registered in my room, whether inside or outside the building. I will attempt to implement proper social distancing at all times. EXCEPTION: Fully vaccinated guests, and guests who previously have had COVID-19, are exempt from mask and social distancing requirements.
5. I understand and agree that, except for emergencies, employees of the Bluesberry Inn will not be available for any physical interactions with myself or other occupants of the room. E.g. I will be responsible for cleaning my room.
6. When I checkout I will leave the key on the table, and the room’s front door unlocked but closed.
7. If I use any common area amenities (such as a microwave oven) I will sanitize any and all surfaces I contact and/or contaminate.
8. I hereby attest and affirm that I do not at this time have any COVID-19 symptoms, such as but not limited to fever, cough, lung congestion, sore throat, and/or diarrhea. If I come down with any symptoms I will notify the Bluesberry Inn.
9. Each occupant of the room 18 years or older must individually sign this release agreement.
By signing below, I agree to all of the above for myself and all minor children that are occupying the room, even if not my children.
NOTE: REGISTRATION IS NOT COMPLETE UNTIL THIS RELEASE IS SIGNED AND GIVEN TO THE BLUESBERRY INN’S MANAGEMENT. PLEASE KEEP ONE COPY.
POSTED ROOM NOTICE
(example – latest notice posted below, or in room, whichever is later, applies):
Welcome to the BluesBerry Inn
ROOM NOTICE – PLEASE READ:
1. This room is a NON-SMOKING room. If you smoke in it, additional fee is $100/day.
2. PETS must be approved by Management in advance and are permitted
only in certain rooms; additional $10/day fee per pet. Pets are NOT allowed on furniture.
3. CHECK-OUT is 1 PM or you will be charged for an additional day (unless a late check-out has been approved by Management in advance).
4. Please call 907-768-2415 if you need assistance, towels, coffee, linens, etc.
5. This motel has a Class C Public Water System. The water was tested (8-22-2011) and meets State of Alaska testing requirements for drinking water for a Class C Public Water System. But if you prefer to drink bottled water, it may be purchased from management for $0.50/bottle. Thank you.
6. CAUTION: Hot water is HOT.
7. Child safety inserts for the electrical outlets are available on request.
8. WARNING: There may exist on the grounds of this motel sharp objects (such as nails and screws). These are presumed to date from construction phases of the buildings, several years ago. We are actively cleaning the site and believe we have removed most or all of these sharp objects. However, please be careful in walking and driving here as some such objects may still exist on or in the ground. Be especially careful with children.
9. You agree that the BluesBerry Inn is NOT responsible for your personal possessions.
INTERNET ACCESS by guests at the BluesBerry Inn
Currently there is no charge for this internet access. Please understand and agree to the following:
1. The BluesBerry Inn’s wireless network has WEP or WPA security enabled, encryption key provided at check-in. By using this network you agree to be responsible for your own computer and internet security.
2. Please limit the use of large down or uploads such as video; reasonable video downloading is permitted.
3. Do NOT use “voice over internet protocol” or use this internet connection for voice communications (similar to or like telephone over your computer).
4. This connection is subject to disconnection at any time for any reason, including but not limited to excessive downloads or uploads.
5. If you need internet but do not wish to use wireless, a limited number of wired connections may be available. Please submit your request to management if you wish your room’s data jack to be turned on – provided a channel is available, it will be enabled. You will need a cat5 cable to connect to the jack. By using this connection you agree to be responsible for your own computer and internet security. If you do not agree, you are not permitted to use this internet connection.
6. By using this connection you agree to the above requirements. If you do not agree, you are not permitted to use this internet connection. Please let us know if you have trouble connecting.
Management, BluesBerry Inn
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