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1

Why must the innkeeper be ready to receive travelers at any hour of the day?

Timely lodging is a human necessity.

2

For what reasons can an innkeeper refuse accommodation? (6)

-The transient is more than minimally impaired
-the transient is carrying a serious, contagious disease
-the transient is known to cause damage or disturbances
-the transient is known for failing to pay
-the transient is likely to engage in illegal or immoral acts on the premises
-There are no rooms available

3

Under what circumstances might a hotel consider having floors designated for females?

-If the hotel is located in an unsafe part of town
-a remote area
-or female guests would be at risk for some other reason

4

Are all persons who frequent a hotel owed the same degree of care?

Guests are owed a higher degree of care than all others who visit a hotel. However, non-guests are still owed reasonable care. Even trespassers have rights .

5

How far does the security of the guest extend?

Under common law, innkeepers have a duty to protect the guests from the outsiders, other guests, staff, and even themselves.

6

According to the BC Hotel Keeper's Act, where must notice of statutory provisions limiting liability be posted?

In the office, public rooms and every guest room.
-Not legally required but recommended to post in the hotel's limp

7

What is a "surcharge"?

Amount added on to a usual charge for a specific product, purpose, or service.