My house is peaceful, private and offers homely environment. It is fully furnished and self-contained in a secured and fully fenced compound. It is located within a village community neighbourhood. Can accommodate up to six guests.
My house is a three-bedroom concrete house fully furnished. There is one bathroom and a toilet, and an open plan kitchen and dining area and a living area. There is a covered parking space and designated areas for parking around the house. There are no laundry facilities however a laundromat is just 5 minutes down the road.
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The guests have exclusive use of the house especially the living and dining areas and bedrooms based on approved and paid number of guests. Bed sheets and towels are supplied and will be changed weekly from date of check in for guests staying more than one week. An initial supply of basic bathroom necessities along with coffee and tea will also be provided to help to get you going. The compound is gated for security. Ensure families and friends of the guests behave and respect privacy of other guests/tenants in the compound and neighbours.
Wireless internet is expensive in Samoa. For cheaper option it’s better to buy data using mobile phones, however, if you wish us to connect wireless to the house for your use during your stay, we can but charges apply for the connection and use of this service.
The home offers and contains cooking facilities, a gas stove, a fridge, ceiling and standing fans and other amenities such as beds and mattresses, dining table and chairs, lounge suites, patio table and chairs and kitchen utensils, pots and plates. A detailed list of appliances and utensils will be provided.
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I will be happy to answer any questions guests may have on this listing.
In addition, I will be available to check in the guests on arrival and at check out at the rental house. For long term stay of more than one week, I will supply weekly change of bed sheets, bath and tea towels, table cloths, bath and toilet mats and check the house during and before the guests leave.
Otros aspectos destacables
The guests must ensure the main gate to the house compound and grounds is closed and securely locked at all times for security reasons and lock all external doors and the gate when guests leave the property. The owner will not be responsible for any lost items during occupancy of the house.
Please let us know if you would like anything pre-arranged prior to your arrival.
The house operates on 'cash-power' which is a pre-paid system. We have allowed for approximately 10 units of electricity to be supplied per day (which will be pre-loaded prior to your arrival). Depending on your usage, you may be required to purchase extra electricity units.
Our water resources on the islands is precious and we ask our Guests to be mindful in turning off the taps properly and conserve water. The water is metered at the house. Sometimes the local water company switch off when the water supply from the tap during heavy rains to avoid getting brown water supply. Do not panic, it will be switched back on once the rain stops. However, if you need to use water during this period, use the water pump to get water from the water tank next to the house. Sometimes the local electricity company has power outages that happen suddenly. Don't panic...the power will eventually come back on.
Please read the House Rules before arrival - it has all the procedures for a happy and informed stay.
Happy to provide any further information on the home including a list of furniture, chattels and house contents.
For any inquiries please feel free to contact us.
- To help us ensure our property remains beautiful & enjoyable for the next guest, we would be most grateful if you could honour these few house rules: i)NO smoking inside the house;
ii)NO pets are allowed in the compound and especially not in the house;
iii)NO parties or social events in the compound and in the house;
iv)Allow the Host free access to the premises from time to time for inspection purposes and for cleaning services in the home and mowing and clearing of the ground/lawn and garden.
v)Expect to stay at the rental home with furniture and chattels for the full duration of the term agreed upon as per AirBnB policies;
vi)Keep and maintain the home, facilities, furniture and chattels clean and tidy in the same livable condition when the Guests first move in, ensuring all appliances (i.e fridge and stove) are in working condition and all furniture and chattels cleaned and house and surroundings free of rubbish at all times and at the completion of rental period.
vii)Rubbish should be bagged and placed in the stand located to the front of property (road side) & excess food to be removed from the fridge.
viii)Guests are requested to keep the house and all its furnishings clean and tidy at all times. Any breakages or damages will be charged at replacement value.
ix)Ensure to notify the Host immediately of any damages sustained to the house, premises and facilities, in the event of a natural disaster (earthquake, cyclone, fire etc) for appropriate action by the Host.
x)Ensure families and friends of the Guests behave and respect privacy of other Guests/Tenants in the compound and the neighbours;
xi)Ensure No overnight guests without prior agreement and additional payment.
xii)Ensure the main gate to the house compound and grounds is closed and securely locked at all times for security reasons and lock all external doors and the gate when you leave the property.
xiii)The owner is not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that may occur while on the premises.
xiv)The owner is not responsible for the loss of any personal belongings or valuables belonging to the guest/s.
xv)There will be other guests in the compound so please respect their privacy. Keep noise to a minimum and respect privacy with other guests in compound. Quiet hours between 10pm and 6 am please.
- Friends and families of guests are not allowed to stay overnight unless authorised and appropriate fees paid.
- The Payments for the Host home are :
a)Accommodation Rate is NZ$75.00 per night for 3 people and extra person after 3 people is NZ$20 per nite (excluding one off cleaning services).This covers accommodation, utilities of electricity, water, gas and provision of linen, table cloths, bath and hand towels, toilet papers and bath soap and cleaning utensils for the kitchen and other areas to keep the home clean and tidy all the time, in case of spillage of food or other liquids on the floor and cupboards/wardrobes. Soap, toilet papers, and cleaning detergent and supplies (sponges, kitchen cleaning cloths) and garbage bags for the bathroom and kitchen will be provided at the beginning only based on approved number of guests. Any additional supplies needed (on top of minimum requirements at beginning of rental) will be additional charge to the guests or to be provided by guests.
- b)Cleaning Services is NZ$120.00 as a one off fee for stay of less than a month. For stay more than a month, the cleaning fee is NZ$150.00 This includes fumigation and steam cleaning the whole house, washing soiled linen (seat covers, bedsheets/quilts, table cloths, baths and hand towels, bathroom and house curtains, bath and toilet mats. Guests will be responsible for cleaning and keeping the house tidy during their stay.
- c)Security Deposit is based on approved and paid number of guests to use the house, eg, for 2 guests security deposit is NZ$350 per week. This will be a security for any damages to the home, furniture, fittings, chattels and household items either damaged, broken, lost or removed from the home without authority of the host. However this amount is fully refundable at completion of tenancy/check out after sufficient cover for any damages to the home, furniture, fittings, chattels and household items other than those due to normal wear and tear.
I enjoy hosting people and visitors to our beautiful country and to ensure our guests from around the world have an enjoyable and relaxing stay at our rental home. I enjoy entertaining, gardening, dancing, singing, cooking and playing tennis with my family now and then.
I am fair and am happy to receive constructive feedback for the betterment of our rental home service. I look forward to hosting you in our homestead at Tanoale’ia, Vaivase-uta closer to Apia. Our place is suitable for group of adventurers, business travelers and families (with matured kids). We love travelling overseas as a family. I have traveled on work to Europe, USA, Caribbean, Middle East and South East Asia and lived and worked mainly in the Pacific islands region including Australia and New Zealand.