This document contains the general terms and conditions on the basis of which the use of the web site www.geniushoteldowntown.com that provides 'an online and e-mail booking platform' is offered by
To allow a complete understanding and acceptance of these terms and conditions, the following terms, in the singular and in the plural, shall have the meaning indicated below:
The Application provides Users with the option of booking a stay at the indicated prices, inclusive of VAT and all other taxes, unless otherwise indicated on the site. There may be different rates for the same stay, subject to different conditions. Before making your reservation, you should carefully check any such conditions. Any cheaper rates may be subject to special conditions by the accommodation, e.g. cancellation or refund restrictions. When making a reservation for a stay, you agree to pay the accommodation facility the agreed price for the specific offer and at the same time accept the conditions indicated for cancellation of the reservation, no-show on the agreed date or early departure. Please note that for some rates or special offers there is no possibility of cancellation or advance payment of the stay without any possibility of reimbursement. Therefore, before making your reservation, you should carefully check the conditions laid down in the accommodation offer. To change or cancel a reservation, the User must access their confirmation email and follow the instructions included therein. The accommodation may charge a penalty in accordance with what was specifically agreed upon.
The use of the Application implies full acceptance of the Conditions by the User. Should the User not accept the Conditions and / or any other note, legal notice, information published or referred to therein, the User shall not use the Application or the services related.
The Owner may amend the Conditions at any time. The changes shall be effective from the time they are published in the Application.
Before using the Application, the User is required to read the Conditions carefully save or print them for future reference.
The Owner reserves the right to change, at his own discretion and at any time, the graphic interface of the Application, the Contents and their organisation, as well as any other feature that characterises the functionality and management of the Application, communicating to the User the relative instructions, when necessary.
All the contents of the Application, including texts, documents, trademarks, logos, images, graphics, their arrangement and their adaptations are protected by copyright and trademark legislation. The Application may also contain images, documents, logos and trademarks of third parties which have expressly authorized the Owner to be published in the Application. Except for strictly personal uses, it is not allowed to copy, alter, distribute, publish or use the Contents without the specific authorization of the Owner.
The Application is provided "as is" and "as available" and the Owner does not provide any explicit or implicit guarantee in relation to the Application, nor does it provide any guarantee that the Application will satisfy the needs of the Users or that it will not have never interrupt or be error-free or free of viruses or bugs.
The Owner will endeavour to ensure that the Application is available continuously 24 hours a day, but cannot in any way be held responsible if, for any reason, the Application is not accessible and / or operational at any time or for any period . Access to the Application may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the event of system failure, maintenance, repairs or for reasons wholly unrelated to the owner's will or due to force majeure events.
The Owner shall not be held liable towards the User, except in the case of wilful misconduct or gross negligence, for disservices or malfunctions connected to the use of the internet outside of its own control or that of its suppliers.
Furthermore, the Owner will not be liable for damages, losses and costs incurred by the User as a result of failure to execute the contract for reasons not attributable to him.
The Owner assumes no responsibility for any fraudulent or illegal use that may be made by third parties of credit cards and other means of payment,
The Owner shall not be held liable for:
In no case the Owner shall be held liable for a sum greater than twice the cost paid by the User.
The Owner shall not be held responsible for the failure or late fulfilment of its obligations, due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control due to events of force majeure or, in any case, to unforeseen and unforeseeable events and, in any case, independent of its will.
The fulfilment of the obligations by the Owner shall be considered suspended for the period in which events of force majeure occur.
The Owner will perform any act in his power in order to identify solutions that allow the correct fulfilment of his obligations despite the persistence of events due to force majeure.
The Application may contain links to third-party web sites / applications. The Owner has no control over them and, therefore, is in no way responsible for the contents of these sites / applications.
Some of these links may link to third-party sites / applications that provide services through the Application. In these cases, the general conditions for the use of the site / application and for the use of the service prepared by the third parties will be applied to the individual services, with respect to which the Owner assumes no responsibility.
The Conditions are subject to Italian law.
For Consumer Users, any dispute concerning the application, execution and interpretation of these Conditions shall be referred to courts where the Consumer User resides or has elected domicile, if located in the territory of the Italian Republic, without prejudice to the right of the User Consumer of going to court other than the "consumer court" pursuant to Section 66 bis of the Italian Consumer Code, competent for the territory according to one of the criteria of the Sections 18, 19 and 20 of the civil procedural code.
The application to Consumer Users who do not have their residence or domicile in Italy of any more favourable and mandatory provisions established by the law of the country in which they have their residence or domicile is reserved, in particular in relation to the term for the exercise of the right of withdrawal, after the return of the Products, in case of exercise of this right, the formalities of the communication and the legal guarantee of conformity.
For Users who are not Consumers, any dispute concerning the application, execution and interpretation of these Conditions will be referred to the forum of the place where the Owner is based.
The consumer user residing in Europe shall be aware of the fact that the European Commission has established an online platform that provides an alternative dispute resolution tool. This tool can be used by the Consumer User to resolve any dispute relating to and / or deriving from contracts for the sale of goods and the provision of services concluded online. Consequently, the Consumer User can use this platform for the resolution of any dispute arising from the contract entered into online. The platform is available at the following address: ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/