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No New Posts Guest with Inadequte Info on Profile

When someone inquires or requests to book but their AIrbnb profile is incomplete or contains pseudonym instead of name.

2 4 Airbnb allows guests to use fake names
by High Priestess
Oct 1, 2019 1:06:16 GMT
No New Posts Legal problems/threats with Airbnb guest

This board covers situations where a legal problem arises with a guest...such as guest threatening to sue the host, or actually suing the host.

2 2 Host sues guest and wins
by High Priestess
Nov 5, 2019 0:41:37 GMT
No New Posts Pets and Service Animals

For problems or concerns related to pets and service animals

4 5 Airbnb now requires hosts to take emotional support animals!
by High Priestess
May 23, 2019 15:25:44 GMT
No New Posts Problems with the Airbnb site

Discuss here any problem in using the Airbnb site such as late payments, not receiving messages, changes won't save, etc

6 18 My Listing is Gone-Missing!
by High Priestess
Oct 11, 2016 22:10:43 GMT
No New Posts Problems with Guests, Cancellation and Refund issues, and more

Discuss here any type of problem either with guests, with using Airbnb.

61 167 Airbnb fully refunds guest over a tiny speck, one dead fly
by High Priestess
Dec 3, 2019 16:55:04 GMT
No New Posts Problems with your own place/listing and with neighbors

Discussion of problems with your own property -- plumbing emergency? Vermin? Bedbugs? Neighbors? Problems with your ctiy's regulations or zoning dept? Noise? Any type of issue with your listing that could effect guests.

29 51 Homeless people in your neighborhood...
by High Priestess
Jun 23, 2018 15:42:27 GMT
No New Posts Reservation Cancellation, Change and refund issues

Post here any questions/stories about guests cancelling or wanting to cancel reservation or wanting refund, or host needing to cancel reservation

24 46 Airbnb pressuring host to refund guest
by rhonda
Jun 12, 2019 22:23:11 GMT
No New Posts Subletting without permission

Where property owners discover that their tenant is subletting or Airbnb-ing out their property without their permission, in violation of the rental agreement

11 12 Condo owner can't stop illegal subletting...
by High Priestess
May 6, 2019 13:53:54 GMT
No New Posts Guests injured or dies on your property

What if a guest is injured or dies on your property?

2 3 What if a guest dies on your property?
by High Priestess
Nov 12, 2017 23:45:33 GMT
No New Posts Guest brings more guests than allowed or brings friends

THis is for examples of that very common problem where a guest brings or plans to bring more guests than they actually booked and paid for, or attempts to sneak in extra guests. Also, situations where a guest tries to bring visitors/friends over, when this is not allowed.

24 56 Guest wonders if he should tell hosts about ....
by High Priestess
Nov 20, 2019 3:48:02 GMT
No New Posts Third party bookings

This board is to discuss third party bookings.

4 4 Third party booking problem
by High Priestess
Jun 3, 2019 21:31:10 GMT
No New Posts Bad Ratings/Reviews and Extortion

Problems with guests giving you bad reviews or ratings, or threatening to give a bad review if you don't do something you're not obligated to do such as refund them. (See also under How to Host Issues board, under Ratings and Reviews)

13 15 Guests are not allowed to leave a review if they never stay
by High Priestess
May 12, 2020 17:55:30 GMT
No New Posts Guests asking for a discount

Are your guests asking for a discount? To your already discounted rates? Read these stories to help you say NO.

6 11 Students develp tool to help guests haggle with hosts
by helgaparis
Jun 18, 2016 18:11:37 GMT
No New Posts Guest wants to see place before booking

When the guest wants to come and see your listing before booking

1 1 GUests wants to see before booking
by High Priestess
May 29, 2016 6:57:10 GMT
No New Posts Strange guests, odd behavior

Guests behaving in strange ways that disturb the host

7 9 What to do about smelly guest
by High Priestess
Oct 12, 2018 15:11:51 GMT
No New Posts Whiny guests

Guests whining or complaining about seemingly trivial issues -- the Princess and the Pea

6 6 WHen the guest complains about insects....
by High Priestess
Dec 16, 2018 5:05:32 GMT
No New Posts Rude guests

Guests who are rude, obnoxious, say offensive things etc

10 14 Bad guests
by High Priestess
Apr 25, 2017 4:29:29 GMT
No New Posts Guests who are around too much

Guests who stay in your house or common areas of the house too much for your comfort - what to do

2 2 Guests using our house for cuddle therapy sessions
by High Priestess
Dec 17, 2018 2:19:27 GMT
No New Posts Sexual harrassment or inappropriate behavior

concerns about sexual harrassment by guest or inappropriate behaivor

8 12 AIrbnb guest poops in host's bedroom
by High Priestess
Nov 7, 2018 23:50:44 GMT
No New Posts Evicting a guest

When you have to , or choose to evict a guest

20 39 Helpful video tutorial on Airbnb policy re evicting guests
by High Priestess
May 21, 2020 17:53:03 GMT
No New Posts Problems guests have with hosts

This board is for stories about problems that guests have with hosts

28 36 Guests sue host for cameras in bedroom, bathroom
by High Priestess
Nov 13, 2019 15:29:52 GMT
No New Posts Guests who dont' read, problems communicating

Are guests not reading your listing description? House rules? Are you having problems communicating with them?

1 1 Guests not reading our profile
by High Priestess
May 27, 2016 19:10:44 GMT
No New Posts Guests who violate or want exceptions to house rules, or who are demanding

What do you do when guests ask for exceptions to your house rules? When guests violate your house rules, what do you do? What if guests ask for more...and more...and more?!?!

56 127 States cracking down on emotional support animals
by High Priestess
Jun 19, 2019 14:55:50 GMT
No New Posts Guests are too early, late, uncommunicative or no show

When guests dont' communicate prior to arrival or are too early arriving too late arriving, or late departing, or who never show up.

16 16 Guest leaves 8 hrs late, smokes in house
by High Priestess
May 30, 2016 0:22:53 GMT
No New Posts Messy Guests and Damages/Thefts by Guests

What to do about Messy Guests. When you experience damage to your property by guests, help with what to do.

53 75 Fairbnb says it will help hosts sue Airbnb for reimbursement
by High Priestess
Oct 17, 2019 19:05:34 GMT
No New Posts Guests having problems booking a reservation

Is the guest having problems using the website, getting verified ID?

4 5 Guest required to do video for verification
by High Priestess
May 30, 2016 23:04:54 GMT
No New Posts Got A Booking I didnt' want

Guest booked but I dont' want to host them --

1 1 Declined guests but they booked somehow
by High Priestess
May 27, 2016 6:44:33 GMT
No New Posts Problems in getting bookings

Are you having problems getting enough bookings, or in communications with prospective guests?

22 29 "Why I'm leaving Airbnb"
by High Priestess
May 29, 2017 13:58:52 GMT
No New Posts Blacklist for property owners -- names/info about really bad renters you should avoid

This is a board to post about really really bad guests/renters-- not just people who didn't follow the rules or caused small damages, or gave you attitude. Post here about guests/renters who engaged in scams/fraud , squatting, major damage, vandalism, criminal activity, theft, assault, or caused other very serious problems, such as those necessitating lawsuits or police intervention.

22 33 Some bad AIrbnb guests screen themselves out!
by High Priestess
Apr 4, 2019 0:43:34 GMT
No New Posts Scams and fraud

Examples of scams or fraud that some hosts have experienced, and questions/concerns about scams, fraud, hacking of accounts etc.

66 119 Big Airbnb scam in London
by High Priestess
Feb 13, 2020 3:08:19 GMT
No New Posts Squatter stories!!

Add your stories and news articles about Airbnb squatters

22 30 How to evict Airbnb guests who overstay: several resources
by High Priestess
May 10, 2020 15:31:45 GMT
No New Posts Crimes, assaults, truly egregious problems with guests or hosts

Some stories/anecdotes about some of the more egregious of problems with guests, or serious problems guests have had with hosts.

107 206 5 dead in one of the worst Airbnb parties ever
by High Priestess
Nov 18, 2019 18:41:36 GMT

Problems with guests/renters, neighbors, your own listing, cancellation and refund issues, and more

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newBookmarkLockedFalling The Ethicist takes on Airbnb Neighbor issues
andrew 5 735 by linda
Jun 19, 2016 16:32:50 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling "Good guests" anecdote
leny 3 575 by helgaparis
Mar 13, 2016 19:32:11 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Guests bringing visitors
High Priestess 1 776 by High Priestess
Feb 22, 2016 0:26:14 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Guest threatens to leave bad review and Airbnb's response
snowflake 3 1,509 by High Priestess
Nov 15, 2015 3:50:54 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Guest makes trivial complaint, demands full refund
High Priestess 0 811 by High Priestess
Sept 21, 2015 4:33:56 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Smell complaint from guest
High Priestess 0 1,581 by High Priestess
Sept 21, 2015 3:22:17 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Want to keep guests from taking long showers?
deborah 1 710 by High Priestess
Sept 21, 2015 1:00:24 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Guest doesnt' return key
deborah 0 752 by deborah
Sept 21, 2015 0:08:30 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Disappointed with first guests
deborah 0 666 by deborah
Sept 20, 2015 17:10:35 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Guests with chemical sensitivities
High Priestess 0 936 by High Priestess
Sept 20, 2015 7:38:31 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Bedbugs!!
High Priestess 0 680 by High Priestess
Sept 20, 2015 7:00:15 GMT


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