Guest stories

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3rd time lucky!

As hosts we know where we are at and judging on feedback, we’re meeting our guest’s expectations and giving them a great experience during their stay in Barcelona. But as guests, we had no luck with our first 2 attempts and did not have good experiences. Until last Friday….. Which I will come to shortly.

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Oh Danny Boy

Afew weeks back I met up with Danny, an Airbnb guest who stayed with us last year and who has become a really good friend since. Danny is the guy behind lifelisted – it’s a bucket list but it’s okay he’s not dying! He’s only a young thing who wants to achieve interesting and some spectacular…

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Airbnb Rocks – A Musician’s Guide to Touring with Airbnb

I found this guy’s blog on the net and had to share it with you all. Wes Davenport is a digital native from Tennessee who has a love for live music along with meeting and hearing peoples’ stories on his travels. He is also the publicist and co-manager for Nashville electro-rock band Vinyl Thief. Communications specialist and…

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The Joy Of A Great Review

We have been hosting for over a year now and even with all our experience, we still get excited when we get the email from Airbnb that a guest has left a review for us. Even with 80 (minus 1) really great reviews that we are very proud of we still get a little nervous…

Love is in the AIR!

Well, what an exciting week we have had! It started last Sunday when we had one of the nicest couples you could ever meet arrive at our door. It was the last night of the Olympics and myself and Fiona were looking forward to watching the closing ceremony and to see if it would be as impressive as the…

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Airbnb, A Guests Prospective

We’ve taken a different approach on this post as we wanted to let you know a few things from an airbnb guest professional. Who better a man than our past guest and now our good friend Danny Dover. Danny came to stay with us for a week in May and is a truly inspirational guy. In fact…

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Andrea

It was early days with airbnb and we were delighted with the progress we made in just a month. After the wonderful review from Jan we started to get some enquiries and we had one in from a girl called Andrea who was looking for medium-term accommodation. Although we were interested we thought it may be best to stick…

Seng, Happy and the Mirror

During the early days of our airbnb journey we received an email from a guy called Seng saying that he was coming to Barcelona with his friend called Happy. Well, that was it for me they were staying! We had to have a guy named ‘Happy’ stay with us. The dates suited perfectly and we sent through a pre-approval and…

Our First Guests

We thought we would share our first guest experience with you because when your first booking comes in your mind starts working overtime; I hope they are nice, will we get on? Do I have everything for the room. Will I be able to trust them in my home and wow… this is weird. We…

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