Furnished tourist accommodation
includes villas, apartments or studios
for the exclusive use of the renter, offered as a rental to a short-term clientele during a stay of typically one day, one week or one month, and who does not establish residency at this location (art D324-1 of the Tourist code).
If you rent furnished tourist accommodation (rated or otherwise) you must declare this at City Hall
:Official form (CERFA 14004*02).
Furnished tourist accommodation is subject to categorisation according to a rating table operating with a point system, like other classified commercial tourist accommodation.
The objective of the new standards is to reinforce competition in the sector and improve qualitative and commercial performance. They establish five categories: 1*, 2*, 3*, 4*, 5* and set out the new quality requirements for service, checked every five years on the basis of a visit by a qualified organisation.
The reference data draws up 112 control criteria
divided into three main chapters:
·Equipment and accessories
·Accessibility and sustainable development
Here are a number of documents useful to rating your furnished accommodation.
Why should I have my furnished accommodation rated?
Office recognition to reassure clients
Ratings provide benchmarks for transparency and build confidence for service quality Clients know that they are going to vacation in accommodation that was inspected according to national standards.
A spot in the Villard de Lans - Corrençon Tourist Office accommodation brochure.
More efficient promotion
The revenue drawn from this time of rental falls under Bénéfices Industriels et Commerciaux (Corporate Profits - BIC). This rental revenue is handled differently according to whether the rental is rated or not. The non-professional lessor of a rated furnished rental benefits from a fixed-rate reduction of 71% on profit.
Free membership to the National Holiday Vouchers Agency (ANCV) with a commission rate of 1% only. The accommodation is listed on www.ancv.com
The right to accept holiday vouchers