Category: Hosts

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Hosts

The Airbnb Host’s Bathroom Essentials Checklist

The bathroom sounds like such a simple space to put together, but it actually offers a surprising number of opportunities to impress your guests and set your Airbnb apart. An intentional, well-stocked bathroom will enhance every guest’s stay. Even if your decorations go unnoticed and the kitchen is never touched, each guest will appreciate the effort you put into stocking the bathroom. From the basic essentials to the best kept secrets, here is the comprehensive

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Hosts

What Hotels Do Right: The Best Industry Tricks To Improve Your Airbnb

Before your potential guests ever hop online and start perusing Airbnb listings, they make a more fundamental travel decision first: Do I book a hotel or an Airbnb? As full-time travelers, we’ve seen time and again how much more Airbnb can offer guests than the typical hotel room. Nine times out of ten, it’s a more personalized experience in a larger, more memorable space that clocks in at a considerably lower price. And yet, even

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Hosts

Five Senses in Five Minutes: How to Impress an Airbnb Guest the Moment They Walk in the Door

This post is all about creating a fabulous first impression for your guests! As we’ve moved from Airbnb to Airbnb, we’ve noticed how these clever hosting tactics can transform the first five minutes in a new space. Each trick delights one of the five senses, and together these small tweaks set your guests up for a 5-star stay. Sight Post Trail Markers We’re huge fans of self check-in, but that doesn’t mean we don’t love a

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Hosts

Airbnb Self Check-In: 5 Reasons Why and 5 Steps to Success

From the very beginning of our Airbnb travels, we have been huge fans of self check-in. If you’re a host who’s never considered letting your guests arrive and explore your Airbnb without you there, this idea might provoke some anxiety or a furrowed brow. Before you check-out (yes, pun intended), keep reading and learn why these two full-time guests love self check-in. 5 Reasons to Use Self Check-In 1) Saves You Time For how quick

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Hosts

The Airbnb Host’s Bedroom Essentials Checklist

Nothing can set the tone for a successful Airbnb stay like a good night’s sleep. Whether you’re setting up your Airbnb bedroom for the first time or you’re a host just looking to spruce up your space, this post is for you. Ensure your guests end their day comfortable and start the next refreshed with this Airbnb Host’s Bedroom Essentials Checklist. We’ll start with the basics and end with the best kept secrets we’ve seen during

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Hosts

Why You Should Post Your Internet Speeds

As an Airbnb host, you know your property better than anyone. You know if your water heater is finicky, whether you’re hooked up to a septic system, and which outlet in the apartment no longer works. But surprisingly, very few hosts know the status of what has rapidly become another basic utility: their internet speed and stability. Conducting a speed test on your network is quick and easy, even if you don’t consider yourself super

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ERIN & JAY

WHY WE LOVE THIS COMMUNITY

Hi there! We’re Erin and Jay, and we’re so happy you’re visiting bnbNomad. We discovered Airbnb in the spring of 2017 when we embarked on a nomadic adventure exploring North America. With our lanky pup Odin in tow, we lived for a year in Airbnbs, working remotely during the day and soaking in our surroundings by night. From New England farms to Southwest cabins, our generous hosts and their distinctive homes made our adventures more incredible than we could have imagined. As avid Airbnb travelers, bnbNomad is our small way of giving back to a community we love. We share the hosting tricks we adore as guests, feature homes and destinations from our journeys, and give travelers around the world an inside look at the unique perspective Airbnb has to offer.