All About Airbnb
Airbnb is a community marketplace for people to discover and list unique spaces around the world. With vacation rentals in over 34,000 cities, travelers can readily find the ideal short-term stay. Whether you're looking for a castle for a week or a room for a night, you can find great accommodation options on Airbnb.
Airbnb was founded by Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharczyk in 2008, and it is headquartered in San Francisco. Airbnb has quickly grown to nearly a dozen offices worldwide, and it has celebrated significant milestones such as 10 million nights booked.
Things to Know About Airbnb
- Airbnb reviews are based on a 5-star system. Guests can rate their overall experience, and they can rate six aspects of their trip separately: accuracy, communication, cleanliness, location, check in and value.
- Airbnb registration and login are quick and easy with Facebook Connect and the Airbnb app.
- Guests can easily make secure online payments released to hosts 24 hours after check-in.
- Airbnb insures both hosts and guests at no additional fee.
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What Others Are Saying About Airbnb
Best Travel Website 2011
- The Guardian
"It's access to a unique, personal, and affordable place where hotels probably won't go."
- Venture Beat