Retreat Pricing Rates & Policies

Cottages (Groups or Individuals)
$70 + tax per room / per night
(maximum of two people per room)
$260 + tax for one entire cottage
$20 DISCOUNT
(maximum of eight people per cottage)
$1820 + tax for all seven cottages
(maximum 56 people total occupancy)

State and local taxes will be added.

Function Spaces
Grounds Only
$500 per day (either front or back lawn)
Kitchen/Dining Hall
$250 per day (catering extra)
Learning Center
$100 per day
Additional Terms

$100 non-refundable deposit is due upon booking.
50% is due 6 weeks prior to event.
Balance is due 2 weeks prior to event.

Prices revised 06/13/17. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Certain limitations and conditions apply to the public’s use of the private facilities at Chinsegut Hill Retreat. The Friends of Chinsegut Hill, which subleases the property from the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners, has established policies for use of the facility. Details about those policies, as well as information about rates and making reservations at Chinsegut Hill Retreat, may be viewed in this sample reservation agreement. (Please note that this agreement is for informational purposes only, and it may be altered or updated at any time.)

Sample Retreat Contract

This Contract is made effective as of (ENTER DATE) by and between Friends of Chinsegut Hill Inc., and (ENTER CLIENT NAME). The CLIENTS represent that they desire to hold a retreat on (ENTER DATES) at The Retreat at Chinsegut Hill.

1. VENUE RENTAL FEE(S)
The CLIENT agrees to pay a NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT of $100. This payment is for the use of the venue for the specified date of event and is payable at the time of contract signature. If for any reason, Friends of Chinsegut Hill Inc., is unable to fulfill its contractual obligation under this contract, the entire deposit will be returned with no further penalties or liabilities. In the event of a cancellation by the Client of this special event, this deposit will be non-refundable. 50% of total is due 6 weeks prior to event. Balance is due 2 weeks prior to event, along with a refundable $500 security deposit.

2. DATE CHANGES
In the event the CLIENT is forced to change the date of the event, every effort will be made by Friends of Chinsegut Hill Inc., to transfer reservations to support the new date. The Client agrees that in the event of a date change, any expenses including but not limited to deposits and fees that are non-refundable and non-transferrable are the sole responsibility of Client.

3. CANCELLATIONS
In the event of a cancellation, DEPOSIT IS NON-REFUNDABLE.

4. UNFORSEEN EVENTS
The CLIENT cannot hold the Friends of Chinsegut Hill, Inc., responsible for failure to provide the basic facilities and services due to emergencies, catastrophes or interruptions of public utilities. In the case of a mandatory evacuation during hurricane season, Friends of Chinsegut Hill, Inc., will allow the Client to reschedule if possible and/or receive a full refund of the Security Deposit. If a Act of God were to occur preventing the event from taking place as scheduled, Friends of Chinsegut Hill, Inc., will allow for the event to be reschedules, pending availability, with no penalty. Last minute cancellations of outdoor site functions due to inclement weather will not be considered for refunds.

5. COURTESY PROTOCOL
Friends of Chinsegut Hill, Inc., reserves the right to request any person or group of people acting unruly and contrary to rental regulations to leave the premises. Assistance from law enforcement agencies may be acquired if this request is not met immediately.

6. LIABILITY
The CLIENT cannot hold the Friends of Chinsegut Hill Inc., Hernando County, staff and volunteers liable for damages, and expenses in connection with personal injury, illness, or property damage or theft resulting from the use of any facility at The Retreat at Chinsegut Hill.

7. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties and there are no other promises of conditions in any other agreement whether oral or written. This Agreement supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.

8. AMENDMENT
This agreement may be modified or amended if the amendment is made in writing and is signed by both parties.

9. SERVERABILITY
If any provision of the Agreement shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable. If a court finds that any provision of the Agreement is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid and enforceable, then such provisions shall be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.

10. WAIVER OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHT
The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party’s right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this Agreement.

11. APPLICABLE LAW
This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida.

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