Articles by Fiona


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Balcony, your extra room

Balconies are a big part of people’s living space these days. As a host if you are lucky enough to be able to offer your guest this special area well then why not enhance its full potential. Think of your balcony as an extension of your indoor space. The perception of greenery beyond any room makes…

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Dr. Phil

Phil or “Dr. Phil” as I like to call him on this occasion is the guest speaker of an airbnb groups webinar this evening 27.05.2015 at 8pm Barcelona time. He will be answering questions from airbnb hosts from around the world on various issues, situations and hosting queries they have. If you would like to…

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Bedroom Tips For Hosts

Your bedroom at home should be relaxing, a comfortable soothing place where good quality sleep is a big factor here! For guest’s on vacation, well it’s pretty similar but with a little less stuff around! A guest’s bedroom should be the same in terms of a relaxing soothing place but should also be spotlessly clean (yawn……

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Living Room Tips For Hosts

The living room can be a person’s sanctuary. Whether arriving home after a hard day at the office, or having a bad day or let’s hope a great day! Where our guests are concerned typically they will be tired after an energetic day out walking around the city sightseeing. The living room has to be very inviting,…

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Kitchen Tips For Hosts

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…

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Interior Hints For Hosts

So this month we’re kicking off a new part of the blog providing you with a break down on some interior tips on how you could increase your guests experience and hence future bookings for your listing/s. It is going to be mainly written by me, Fiona! Not because Phil is not good in this area, on the contrary…

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What Percentage Of Guests Leave A Review?

Now that we are up and running as a business (thanks to airbnb) I thought it would be a good exercise for us to see how many guests actually leave a review. Sometimes we feel we do everything and more for a guest and even after that they don’t write a review. We never underestimate…

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Laundry, Linen and Louis

What an amazing busy start to 2013. Naturally we were a little nervous about bringing on a new apartment to our profile let alone 3 within 2 months of each other. Whilst it has been a learning curve it has also been great fun and has certainly filled up our days. There is someone who has made a huge…

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100 Reviews

Yippee…. so we have reached 100 reviews and counting!! Now out of all of these only two unfortunately were not good reviews (some people just cannot be pleased) so besides guests who did not do a review, percentage wise that’s an A+ mark, or 98% satisfied customers so far. I don’t want to be blowing…

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Pickpockets Love Tourists

Barcelona is a beautiful city and relatively safe. With between 6.8 and 7.2 million tourists on a good year this makes it the world’s fourth most visited tourist destination. However like many tourist destinations this makes it an ideal place for pickpockets and thieves and it’s a problem here. We hear so many stories of bags and phones and wallets been…

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