Entries by Nick Ng

Tip of the week – creating a gallery wall

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times (and we’ll say it once more): when it comes to decorating your Airbnb, personality pays off. While it’s second nature for most hosts to try to emulate the design of their favourite five-star hotel, it’s a look that Hostmaker-designed homes try to avoid. Just remember – […]

How to: get 5* ratings on your Christmas Airbnb bookings

Christmas is coming, and with it the traditions of glad tidings, Christmas trees and gift-giving – as well as the occasional family fued  ! Our most-beloved Christmas memories often take place at home, which is why making your place homely, festive and comfortable this Winter is guaranteed to bring a smile to guests’ faces, and 5*s to your […]

How to make your Airbnb business travel ready

By offering the chance to live like a local, Airbnb’s unique travel experience entices vacationers to step outside of their comfort zones (and hotels!) However, with an unbelievable 10% of all Airbnb bookings now made by business travellers, a new type of guest is beginning to step into the spotlight. “But what’s in it for hosts?”, we […]

How to make your bed guest ready

As former hoteliers who look after 1,000 homes across four cities, we know one or two things about beds – we make hundreds of them every day! And as they also put one of the b’s in Airbnb, we take them very seriously. All travellers know that coming home to a beautiful, comfy bed is […]

Pricing your Airbnb listing – have you sold too cheap?

The world’s capital cities are things of beauty, and no stranger to flurries of tourists. But summertime in these cities is a hotbed (literally) of tourist activity, with travellers voyaging from far and wide to soak up the urban atmosphere alongside blossoming flowerbeds and the heat of the sun. Accordingly, summer is high season for […]

Get down to the details: writing your Airbnb listing

  Here at Hostmaker, we have in the past talked about how great interior design and stunning photos can make a difference to standing out on Airbnb. But there is another element to sharing your home on Airbnb that can encourage a guest to book a stay in your property: the description and the listing […]