Short-Term Rental AgreementLease Addendum

Navigating the world of short-term rentals can be complex, whether you’re a property manager or a landlord.

That’s why having a formal Short-Term Rental Agreement/Lease Addendum is essential. This document serves as a comprehensive guide to clarify responsibilities and expectations, ensuring a smooth rental experience for all parties involved.

Below you’ll find a sample addendum that can be tailored to fit your specific needs and local regulations.

A downloadable version is also available for your convenience.

SAMPLE-Short-Term Rental Agreement/Lease Addendum

This Agreement is made and entered into this _____ day of ________, 20, by and between [Host’s Full Name], residing at [Host’s Address], hereinafter referred to as the “Host,” and [Guest’s Full Name], hereinafter referred to as the “Guest.”

Property Address:


This Agreement aims to outline the terms and conditions under which the Guest will temporarily rent the property listed above from the Host through the _____ platform. In this template, blanks are left where specifics should be filled in, such as names, addresses, and other details. The seller can easily replace these with their information, making it tailored to their unique needs.

Duration of the Stay

Check-in Date and Time:

The Guest’s stay at the property will commence on the _____ day of ________, 20, with check-in scheduled for no earlier than _______ (Time) in the time zone of the property.

Check-out Date and Time:

The Guest’s stay will conclude on the _____ day of ________, 20, with check-out to be completed no later than _______ (Time) in the time zone of the property.

Payment Terms Rental Rate:

The Guest agrees to pay a total rental rate of $_________ (USD or specified currency), broken down as follows: Nightly Rate: $_________ per night Number of Nights: _________ nights Total Basic Rental Cost: $_________

Additional Fees:

Cleaning Fee: $_________ Service Fee: $_________ (if applicable) Other Fees: $_________ (specify, if any)

Total Cost of Stay:

The total cost of the Guest’s stay, inclusive of all fees, shall be $_________.

Payment Schedule:

Initial Deposit: $_________ (due upon booking) Remaining Balance: $_________ (due by _________) Security Deposit: A security deposit of $_________ is required to cover any potential damages, payable by the Guest by _________ (Date).

House Rules and Regulations

Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are from _______ PM to _______ AM. No loud music, disruptive behaviour, or violations of local noise ordinances are permitted during these hours. Pets: No pets are allowed on the property without prior written consent from the Host. If consent is given, a separate pet deposit of $_________ is required. Smoking: Smoking is not allowed inside the property. Smoking areas are designated at ____________ (if applicable). Occupancy: The property is to be occupied by no more than _______ persons at a time unless prior written consent is provided by the Host. Parking: _______ (Number of) parking space(s) are available. Vehicles are to be parked in the designated areas only. Cleaning: Guests are required to maintain a reasonable level of cleanliness during their stay. A cleaning fee of $_________ will be charged for additional cleaning services beyond the standard cleaning included in the rental rate. Security: Always lock all doors and windows when leaving the property. The Host is not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables.

Cancellation and Refunds

Cancellation by Guest: More than _______ days before check-in: Full refund minus a cancellation fee of $_________ Between _______ and _______ days before check-in: _______% refund Less than _______ days before check-in: No refund Cancellation by Host: If the Host needs to cancel the booking for any unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be issued to the Guest, along with an optional discount for a future stay. Early Departure: No refunds will be provided for early departures or for reduced numbers of guests after the booking is confirmed. Force Majeure: Neither party will be held liable for cancellations or changes in the booking due to events beyond their reasonable control, such as natural disasters, pandemics, or governmental actions. Refund Process: Refunds, where applicable, will be processed within _______ business days through the original payment method.

Liability and Damages

Security Deposit: A security deposit of $_________ is required to cover any potential damages, losses, or additional cleaning. This deposit will be refunded within _______ business days after the check-out date, minus any deductions for repairs or replacements. Damages: Guests are responsible for any damages to the property, furnishings, or equipment caused during their stay. All damages must be reported to the Host immediately. Costs for repairs or replacements will be deducted from the security deposit. Injury and Personal Liability: Neither the Host nor any associated parties shall be held liable for any accidents, injuries, or illnesses that occur while on the premises. The Guest acknowledges that they use the property and its amenities at their own risk. Insurance: Guests are strongly advised to secure appropriate travel and health insurance. The Host is not responsible for any losses or damages to the personal belongings or valuables of the Guest. Indemnification: The Guest agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Host from and against any liabilities, damages, losses, claims, costs, and expenses arising from the Guest’s use of the property or violation of any terms of this agreement.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Pets: No pets are allowed on the property without prior written approval from the Host. If approved, a non-refundable pet fee of $________ will be charged. Smoking: Smoking is not permitted within the property. Failure to comply will result in a $________ fine and may lead to immediate eviction without refund. Events/Parties: Events, parties, or gatherings of more than _______ people are not allowed without prior written approval from the Host. Check-in/Check-out: Check-in time is after _______ PM and check-out is by _______ AM. Early check-in or late check-out must be approved by the Host and may incur additional charges. House Rules: The Guest agrees to comply with all house rules as stated by the Host, including rules embedded within this agreement, signage at the property, and any rules communicated verbally or in writing. Miscellaneous: Any additional terms or conditions not mentioned here should be agreed upon in writing by both parties.

Termination and Cancellation Policy

Host Termination: The Host reserves the right to terminate this agreement with immediate effect and without refund in cases where the Guest violates any terms stated herein. Guest Cancellation: Guests may cancel free of charge up to _______ days before the check-in date. Cancellations made within _______ days of check-in will result in a charge of $_________. No-shows: Failure of the Guest to arrive on the check-in date without prior notice will result in immediate termination of this agreement with no refund. Force Majeure: Neither party is responsible for events beyond their control, such as natural disasters, acts of war, or government actions, that make fulfilling this agreement impossible. In such cases, the agreement may be terminated and a negotiated refund issued. Refunds: Any refunds due to cancellation by either party will be processed within _______ business days and credited to the original payment method.

Dispute Resolution

Informal Negotiations: Both parties agree to first attempt to resolve any disputes informally. This may involve verbal or written discussions between the Guest and the Host. Mediation: If the parties cannot resolve the dispute through informal negotiations, they agree to participate in at least _______ hours of mediation in good faith. Mediation costs shall be split equally between the parties. Arbitration: Should mediation fail, both parties agree to resolve any remaining disputes through binding arbitration. The arbitration will take place in ___________ [city, state], according to the rules of ___________ [mention the arbitration service if applicable]. Legal Action: If the dispute is not resolved through the above methods, either party may initiate legal action. All legal proceedings shall be conducted in the jurisdiction of ___________ [city, state]. Attorney Fees: In the event of legal action arising from this agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney fees and court costs from the non-prevailing party. Waiver of Jury Trial: Both parties hereby waive their rights to a jury trial for any disputes arising under or in relation to this agreement.


Force Majeure: Neither party shall be held responsible for failure or delay in the performance of their obligations if such failure is caused by events beyond their reasonable control, such as natural disasters, acts of God, or government actions. Governing Law: This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of _________, and any legal action must be filed in this jurisdiction. Severability: If any provision of this agreement is found to be unenforceable or illegal, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. Waiver: The failure of either party to exercise any right provided in this agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights under this agreement. Assignability: The Guest may not assign their rights and obligations under this agreement without the prior written consent of the Host. Headings: The headings used in this agreement are for organizational purposes only and do not form a part of the legal terms and conditions. Notifications: All notifications, requests, demands, and other communications should be directed to: Host: ________________________ Guest: ________________________ Counterparts: This agreement may be executed in multiple counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original and all of which together shall constitute one and the same agreement. Confidentiality: Both parties agree to keep the terms of this agreement confidential, except as may be necessary for legal or accounting purposes. Non-Endorsement: The listing of the property on any platform does not constitute an endorsement of the Guest by the Host, nor of the Host by the Guest. Signature By signing below, both parties agree to all the terms and conditions laid out in this agreement. Host’s Name Host’s Signature Date: _______________ Guest’s Name Guest’s Signature Date: _______________

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