The sole purpose for the villa rental should be residential use. Guests may not sublet any part of the villa to third parties. Maximum occupancy of Sifnos Residence is six  individuals, as per booking. For guests exceeding booking details, extra charges will apply. Visitors exceeding maximum occupancy are allowed in the villa, but may not be accommodated.
Guests should display their arrival details at least 48 hours prior to the date of arrival. Notification of any arrival delay is required for informing the villa representative [and the car rental agency, if needed]. Failure of contact may lead to extra charges. Unless agreed otherwise, the property manager will meet guests at the intersection of Panagia Vounou and guide them to the villa. Guests are strongly advised to arrange for transfer service or car rental from the port. 24/7 contact information of the property manager is available to guests.
Check-in takes place from 14.00, unless arranged otherwise. Early check-in is subject to availability, can be arranged upon request and at an additional charge. Guests may reach Sifnos Residence at the time of their choosing, contacting the villa representative in advance. Upon check-in, an identification document displaying photo, preferably of the person stated in the booking confirmation, is required. A copy will be kept and failure to present such a document will prevent check-in completion. Check-out takes place until 12.00, unless arranged otherwise. Late check-out is subject to availability, can be arranged upon request and at an additional charge. For failure to check-out on time an extra fee may apply. At least 30 minutes prior to departure time, guests must be eligible for villa inspection.
Guests must comply with the Greek laws throughout their stay at Sifnos Residence and must not bring any illegal, flammable, explosive or poisonous substances and items in the villa area. Lighting fire, candles or any other hazardous goods is impermissible by all means at Sifnos Residence both indoors and outdoors for safety reasons. Guests are responsible for maintaining optimal security in the villa. All windows and doors must be locked in the guests’ absence and a safe deposit box is provided for valuable belongings. Villa owners / representatives will not be held accountable for any damage, loss or theft occurring within the premises throughout their stay. In case of absence exceeding 24 hours, guests must inform the villa owner / representative for security reasons.
Guests will be informed upon arrival of the available appliances and amenities in the villa and use them safely. Any signs of vandalism caused by guests at Sifnos Residence, damage or loss of items from the villa needs to be immediately communicated to be assessed by the property owner for the application of the adequate repair or replacement costs. No furniture, mattresses etc. should be taken outdoors, since there are specific traditional covers used. Prior to departing from the villa, it is requested that guests ensure having turned off all electrical appliances, lights and air-conditioning units. Upon arrival, guests will need to deposit 150€, which will be returned to them upon departure unless damage has occurred (in which case the deposit will be used to cover the expenses emerging).
Guests will be charged for the replacement cost of each set of keys that has been lost or mishandled.
The villa owner / representative makes sure that all electrical appliances, Wi-Fi (4GB is provided free, then charges apply), water supply, electricity, air conditioning, cable TV etc. are in working condition. Should maintenance problems arise, they must be notified immediately for their prompt handling leading to the guests’ satisfaction.
Professionals working at the villa, such as housekeeping and maintenance staff, reserve the right to access the property to perform their duties at a time convenient to guests, with absolute respect to their privacy. The villa owner may access the property, even in the absence of guests, only in case of emergency, guests always being notified of the access in a timely manner.
The villa is cleaned prior to the arrival of guests. Weekly housekeeping service is provided, while bed sheets and towels are changed every four days. Upon using the washing machine, an additional charge EUR 8.00 / use applies.
Guests are requested not to use towels at the beach, only indoors. Sand should be kept out of the house and bathrooms, especially the shower. This may create problems to the drain. Tap water is not drinkable and guests are advised to use bottled water. They are also encouraged to save water, since Sifnos is a dry island. Toilet paper is not to be thrown in the toilet, as it causes problems with the drain. Guests are advised to leave the water heaters on for max up to 30 minutes and switch them off before use for safety purposes.
Greek quiet hours in summer: 15.00-17.30 and 23.00-07.00, in October: 15.00-17.30 and 22.00-07.30.
Sifnos Residence features stairs and guests with disabilities must consider this prior to their reservation.
Smoking is prohibited in the interior of the villa and allowed outdoors. Guests are kindly requested not to leave any cigarettes in the villa or outdoors, for safety precautions and cleanliness purposes. Evidence of smoking in the villa will lead to penalty costs covering the repair of damaged items. Out of respect for future guests and the villa owner and in avoidance of significant monetary losses for Sifnos Residence occurred from reservation cancellation due to cigarette smell, guests are requested to comply with the non-smoking policy of the villa.
Sifnos Residence is not pet-friendly. However, pets may be allowed upon request with potential additional charges.
Guests are kindly requested to comply with the abovementioned rules & regulations and maintain an eco-friendly attitude throughout their stay.