Every short-term rental business owner is looking for better ways to manage their listings. Guesty is one of the most advanced vacation rental management software. Today we are analyzing one of the most popular Guesty alternatives—Hospitable. Let’s see what makes this Guesty competitor stand out.
Hospitable is perfect for hosts who prioritize seamless communication automation and protection from double booking, whereas Guesty provides advanced analytics, channel management, and accounting functions. Both Guesty and Hospitable allow sending automated messages. But what makes Hospitable unique amongst other Guesty alternatives is the possibility to proactively communicate with guests. For example, it can offer an extended stay based on availability. Not only can it be used to send upsell offers to your guests, but it also automatically detects questions in guests’ messages on 20+ topics and responds to them.
Another advantage of Hospitable, which no other Guesty competitor has, is the ability to publish a bad review at the last moment. It also has more features for review management.
|Best for||Excellent communication automation, double-booking protection.||Advanced analytics, channel management, and accounting functions.|
|Platforms||Airbnb, Booking.com, Vrbo||Airbnb, Booking.com, Vrbo, Expedia, Agoda, TripAdvisor.|
|Triggers||Check-in, check-out, confirmation, question, inquiry, cancellation, day of the week||Check-in, check-out, confirmation.|
|Preview before sending||Automated or preview||Automated or preview|
|Adjust message based on special conditions||Yes||Yes|
|Proactive communication||Offer an extended stay based on availability||No|
|Reactive communication||Detects questions on 20+ topics and responds automatically||No|
|Shortcodes for personalization||Yes||Yes|
|Delivery channel||OTA messages, email||OTA messages, email, SMS, whatsapp|
|Publish personalized 5-star review||Yes||Yes|
|Publish bad review at the last moment||Yes||No|
|Follow-up with a guest to get a review||Yes||Yes|
|Channels||Email, SMS||Email, SMS|
|Custom messages for every team member||Yes||Yes|
|Pricing||$40 for two properties||Custom pricing, on average 5% of revenue|
Both Guesty and Hospitable support iCal and have official direct integrations with Airbnb, Booking.com, and Vrbo. One more thing they have in common is integration with smart pricing tools and smart locks. You can also send team reminders via SMS or email with custom messages for every team member.
Guesty offers enterprise pricing, which on average, is about 5% of the hosts’ income. Hospitable charges for active listings. The prices start at $40 for two properties.
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