couple of weeks back Airbnb reached out to us to remind us that it was our three year anniversary since we had our first Airbnb guest! All the memories of our first experience as hosts came back! Wow was that 3 years ago already! At the same time we reached a great milestone of 700 reviews. Also, we desperately needed a day off ‘work’. [click to continue…]
We’ve had quite a few phishing emails recently from unscrupulous folks pretending to be Airbnb and asking us to follow a link and sign in due to some made up reason. Of course the link will take you to a page that may or may not resemble an Airbnb looking site, but checking the URL it is not www.airbnb.com (Or dot, what country you’re from). It will no doubt be something like www.AirbnbHostHelp.com or something along these lines. [click to continue…]
When we started out with Airbnb if we were asked by some one for a link to our apartment we would have to give them something like www.Airbnb.com/rooms/12345. Which was fine of course but we wanted something more precise for the prospective guest! So I put together a basic website site with our rooms. Then as we grew a bit I tried to keep up with getting everything loaded on the website but due to lack of time it quickly became outdated and not some thing we were proud of of promoting. [click to continue…]
They say a kitchen reflects the owners personality, would that be true? So, what’s your kitchen personality?
Every room is so important for our guests but the kitchen is particularly. Not only does it have to sparkle for them but it has to be clean deep down. If you do the cleaning yourself or you have a cleaner to do it, you need 5 stars for cleanliness. The following is what WE provide don’t forget, it’s nothing you need to do just our tips on our way of doing things which may help your hosting.. [click to continue…]