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In a Residential Hotel, the long-term "guests" have more substantial rights under California's landlord-tenant laws. With exceptions, long-term guests have the same tenant rights as would be afforded to a tenant renting an apartment with a lease in California.
Generally a hotel or motel can force a guest to leave if the hotel or motel guest does not pay for the room or breaks the hotel or motel rules. However, if you have stayed in the hotel or motel long enough to become a tenant, you cannot be put out unless the motel or hotel files an eviction case against you. Am I a tenant or a guest?
thehotel must serve on the guest a three-day notice to pay rent or vacate, identifying the deadline by which the guest must either eliminate its outstanding balance or vacate the premises. 32 moneys charged to the guest for the privilege of occupying the hotel room should be considered rent for purposes of the frlta. 33 in situations involving a
In some cities, there are also union-required porterage fees that can add $10 to $20 to the room, even if you carry your own bags. Other hotels add a daily fee for dining, again regardless of...