5 Things You Didn’t Know About Airbnb

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Airbnb

Airbnb started in an apartment in San Francisco in 2008 and today, it’s a household name. It’s seen as one of the big players in the new sharing economy, with more than 5 million listings in 191 countries. But did you know these Airbnb facts?   1. Where the “Air”...

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Is hosting right for you?

Is hosting right for you?

Airbnb started in 2006 with three guys who couldn’t pay rent in their San Francisco apartment. In order to make their rent, they started renting air mattresses to travellers. Today the company is worth 10 billion dollars. Airbnb may have had humble beginnings, but...

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Is the Airbnb platform right for you?

Is the Airbnb platform right for you?

It’s no secret that Airbnb has become extremely popular for hosts and guests alike. It’s a great alternative to hotels and motels. Travellers experience an extra level of comfort and a home-like feel while on vacation. For hosts, it’s a great opportunity to earn an...

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Meet Patti, Our Office Manager

Meet Patti, Our Office Manager

They say it takes a village, and there’s no denying that’s true when it comes to running multiple Airbnbs. And 150+ BNBs? You need a solid team for that. Luckily, that’s exactly what we’ve got at Short and Suite BNB – a hardworking team that is dedicated to providing...

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Our Tips for Screening Airbnb Guests

Our Tips for Screening Airbnb Guests

It’s a common question we get from hosts – how do I weed out potentially bad guests? When you’re able to properly screen your guests, you can mitigate risk and avoid potentially dangerous or damaging situations. Now, generally, most guests are great! But it’s always...

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6 Ways to Boost Your Airbnb Ranking

6 Ways to Boost Your Airbnb Ranking

If you’re an Airbnb rental host, chances are you want to get as many bookings as possible. There are a few key ways that you, as a host, can attract vacationers to your BNB. Some options include creating a website for your rental, having professional photos of your...

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Our New Coach House BNB

Our New Coach House BNB

We’re so excited to share our brand new coach house! Right in the heart of Hintonburg, this new property is steps from restaurants, shopping, nightlife and more. On top of that, it’s fitted with brand new fixtures and a modern design. You may never want to leave....

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Airbnb’s Economic Impact

Airbnb’s Economic Impact

It’s no question that Airbnb has grown rapidly since 2008. As of 2018, there were 5 million listings in 191 countries. As the platform becomes more and more lucrative, many have questioned how Airbnb impacts communities. After all, the concept of the sharing economy...

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Airbnb Property Essentials

Airbnb Property Essentials

Want to give your guests an awesome experience? Sometimes it can be as simple as making sure they have everything they need.   This week we’re sharing with you our list of Airbnb essentials – and while some may seem super obvious, you’d be surprised how many...

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How to Make Your Airbnb Listings Stand Out

How to Make Your Airbnb Listings Stand Out

Your Airbnb listing can make or break the success of your short term rental. If you want to improve your bookings, work on improving your listings. There are a few key things you can include in your listing to make sure it stands out to renters.   At Short &...

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6 Things To Do In Ottawa This Winter

6 Things To Do In Ottawa This Winter

Have you been hibernating this winter? We feel you. Winters in Ottawa are long and cold and might have you wanting to stay in. But if you’ve been living in your “comfy clothes” and you’ve reached your Netflix bingeing limit, it’s time to get out of the house. Warm...

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We have a new office!

We have a new office!

Office moves are always exciting.. and chaotic.. and rewarding. We recently moved into our new office on Preston Street. We’re excited to meet our new neighbours and we’re so proud can we can be part of such a vibrant community!   We’ve been working hard to get...

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