Who Needs A Stay-Cation?

Who Needs A Stay-Cation?

Can we get a wooohooo!  Recently the province announced the opening of more restaurants and activities! (and hair salons...thank goodness) And I'm sure you are just as excited as we are to visit some of our favourite spots (safety) Over the past 2 weeks, the short...

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Our Numbers For May

Our Numbers For May

Let's get nerdy! Its the end of the month and a great time to reflect on all our hardworking! As we approach June 1 move ins, lets take a look at some of our stats for May on Airbnb Here's the scoop: Occupancy rate: 84.6%, market average in Ottawa was 55% Average...

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What COVID-19 means for Airbnb Hosts

What COVID-19 means for Airbnb Hosts

On March 11 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 to be a global pandemic. Since then, the situation has been rapidly changing as governments and the rest of the world take action to slow the spread. It’s affecting the way we do...

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The Airbnb Check-In/Check-Out Process

The Airbnb Check-In/Check-Out Process

Airbnb has changed the way guests check into their vacation suites. Your guests are looking for an easy and efficient check-in process so that they can get settled in. Keep in mind, often when your guests show up, they’re tired – maybe they’ve been driving for hours,...

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Airbnb Stats That Will Surprise You

Airbnb Stats That Will Surprise You

  Airbnb Stats You Should Know We bet you didn't know these facts about Airbnb! The fasted growing Airbnb hosts are seniors, with a 120% increase in hosts over the age of 60 since 2017 Airbnb has hosted 400 million guests to date! There are 31 Airbnb offices...

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Our Tips for Styling Your Airbnb

Our Tips for Styling Your Airbnb

Every Airbnb wants to reach as close to 100% occupancy rate as physically possible. One way to keep your Airbnb booked? Make it look good! Guests choose their Airbnbs by sorting through photos, so it's no surprise that many will lean towards Airbnbs that are...

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Short-Term Rentals in Ottawa and Regulations

Short-Term Rentals in Ottawa and Regulations

What is considered a Short-Term Rental in Ottawa? The City of Ottawa defines a short-term rental as 28 days or less. So, if you have a property that you are renting out for 29 days or more at a time, this is not considered a short-term rental as far as Ottawa is...

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Introducing Flex!

Introducing Flex!

In case you missed it, last week the launch of our sister company, Flex was announced! Flex Property Developments offers full service property management in Ottawa for monthly and annual rentals – unfurnished and furnished. This unique approach is designed to bring...

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Statement For Release (November 8 2019)

Statement For Release (November 8 2019)

READ PDF   Short and Suite BNB is a female-run business that manages Airbnbs for individual property owners. Responsible hosting is the foundation of our business – taking into account the wellbeing of our hosts, guests and communities. We support fair regulation...

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Petition: Keep Airbnb Regulations Inclusive

Petition: Keep Airbnb Regulations Inclusive

The City of Ottawa is looking at new regulations for short-term rentals like Airbnb. The regulations they are proposing would mean that only primary residences (the home that the person lives in) would be allowed to be rented short-term. Secondary residences (or...

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5 Things you NEED to do in Ottawa this Fall

5 Things you NEED to do in Ottawa this Fall

Pumpkin spice? Sweater weather? That’s right, fall is finally here! This is the perfect time of year to enjoy everything pumpkin, the changing colours of the leaves and the cool brisk weather. Ottawa is beautiful in the fall! The National Capital Region is known for...

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5 Tips for Great Airbnb Listing Photos

5 Tips for Great Airbnb Listing Photos

Photos are a huge selling point for travellers looking at short term rentals. Think about it, when was the last time you booked an Airbnb solely off the description and amenities listed? That’s why your photos should be the highlight of your Ottawa Airbnb listing....

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Team Feature: Meet Ally!

Team Feature: Meet Ally!

We can’t even begin to explain how much goes on behind the scenes at Short and Suite BNB – and how much our executive assistant, Ally is involved in keeping things afloat! There is really never a dull moment at Short and Suite. Here’s what Ally has to say about...

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August #LocalPartners Roundup

August #LocalPartners Roundup

Every year, we welcome hundreds of visitors to Ottawa. Here at Short and Suite BNB, we’ve partnered with some amazing local businesses to make it easy for our Airbnb guests to check out some of Ottawa’s best local businesses during their stay in the nation's capital....

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