Hostmaker Essential

The award-winning Hostmaker service is available to more hosts than ever, with the launch of our new service package, Hostmaker Essential. If you’re a multi-property homeowner looking for a little extra support whilst doing your own hosting, let us help you out.

Essential is a new, smart approach to lettings management. With tailored multi-channel listings, intelligent calendar management and our market-leading dynamic pricing algorithm, we’ll help to boost revenue across your rental portfolio by up to 30%

Let us take some of the work off your hands, while you simply host!

What is Hostmaker Essential?

Essential is the new service package from award-winning homestay rental specialists, Hostmaker. For a management fee starting from only 4% per booking, it provides some of the core features of our service – perfect for landlords who enjoy the hosting experience but could use a little help to unlock the full potential of their property. 

Essential is the new service package from award-winning homestay rental specialists, Hostmaker. For a management fee starting from only 4% per booking, it provides some of the core features of our service – perfect for landlords who enjoy the hosting experience but could use a little help to unlock the full potential of their property. 

Hostmaker Essential aims to maximise host revenue through improved listings management and the application of smart calendar and pricing management technology. With 24/7 booking management and revenue collection included, there’s less legwork required. And while we’re getting your properties seen and booked, check how they’re getting on with our personalised dashboard. Review performance, track revenue and gain market insights and analysis across your whole portfolio in one place. 

Here’s what’s included:

  • Listing creation and optimisation
  • Multi-channel distribution 
  • Smart calendar management
  • Dynamic pricing algorithm
  • 24/7 booking management and support
  • Guest communication
  • Payment collection 
  • Online support via a personalised dashboard

Why Are We Launching Hostmaker Essential?

Hosting can be hard work, but extremely rewarding! Essential offers the core services of the Hostmaker experience – tailored multi-channel listing, smart calendar management, dynamic pricing and 24-7 bookings and revenue management – so our hosts can sit back and enjoy a hassle-free hosting experience. 

By taking care of some of the time-intensive aspects of lettings and applying our innovative technical know-how, we can provide significant rewards for our hosts. And with industry-leading coverage worldwide, location needn’t hold you back. Basically, we’ll take some of the hard work off your hands and give you back a lot! 

Benefits of Hostmaker Essential

The world is connected, online and rapidly evolving – and the world of lettings management is no different. By applying innovative technology to listing channel distribution, calendar management and flexible pricing, your properties can get seen, booked and earn more than ever before.

Our smart calendar management technology intelligently provide 3% more revenue compared to traditional long-term letting alone. Our market-leading dynamic pricing algorithm takes over 15 factors into consideration as it flexes with demand to ensure that you make the most of busy peak periods. Our partnerships with multiple listing channels give your properties the widest possible audience – and we’ll help them look good too.

Property Homeowners

If you own one or two homes, are looking for expert advice on property management and price is a key factor for you, Hostmaker Essential could be exactly what you’re looking for.

With over 5 years experience, we’ve generated €70m of revenue for our hosts and given  400,000 guests a happy stay. So rest assured that our know-how can help increase your rental revenue by up to 30%. 

Regardless of where you are or what you do, just pay for the services you need and we’ll take care of the heavy lifting. Let us provide you with a fully-booked calendar so you can sit back and enjoy a hassle-free hosting experience.

Portfolio Managers

If you’re responsible for overseeing the management of a larger number of homes, we recognise that time and workload is important for you. Hostmaker Essential can offer a helping hand if you’re feeling the strain of handling every aspect on your own. Let us increase your earnings, while you do less.

By handing some of the workload over to Hostmaker Essential, you’ll save precious time and can rest easy knowing you’re in expert hands. With innovative dynamic pricing, real-time data tracking and tailored, multi-channel listing distribution, we’ll boost your bookings and revenue and maximise the potential of your portfolio.

Save time as well as money, with 24/7 reservations management, pre-booking guest communications and revenue collection and payment. And with a personalised dashboard providing you an overview of your whole portfolio, letting you track your earnings in real-time and analyse market insights, you’ll have all the information you need at your fingertips.

Investors / Real Estate Developers

As an investor or real estate developer, you’re likely to have large amounts of capital invested in a portfolio of properties, so maximising revenue is the key. For you, it’s all about that bottom line. 

Which is great news for us. We have a great track record of maximising the revenue of our hosts’ rental portfolios. With Hostmaker Essential, our smart calendar management optimises your mix of short-term and mid-term lettings to deliver 30% more revenue from your bookings than long lettings alone. And our market-leading pricing algorithm takes over 15 factors into account to flex price according to demand and ensure optimal profits from busy peak periods. 

We also tailor your listings to make them as bookable as possible, and distribute them across all the leading channels. We’ll also send data and market insights to your personalised dashboard, so you can track performance and revenue across your portfolio in one place.

With Hostmaker Essential, you’re in expert hands. 

What will I need to do?

You host, while we do the rest! The only services you’ll need to stay in charge of may include:

  • Guest communication, booking confirmations (excluding guest booking alteration requests, i.e. extensions or cancellations)
  • Guest queries (check-in, arrivals, lost property, missing amenities)
  • Check-in services
  • Housekeeping services
  • Maintenance
  • Reviews

Get started now with Hostmaker Essential

Whether you’re an existing host, homeowner, landlord or international investor, Hostmaker Essential can help you maximise the potential in your rental properties. 

We have over 5 years of experience, managing over 5,000 homes across the world. You can find Hostmaker Essential in 8 countries – the UK, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Thailand, South Africa (Cape Town) and the UAE (Dubai), with more countries coming soon! 

If you’d like to know if Essential is the right Hostmaker package for you, get in touch and our expert property team can talk it through with you.

If you’d like to take a look at the other packages we offer, head over to our package comparison page. Get in touch and get your Hostmaker experience started for free today. 

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