Guesty Alternative for Better Communication with Your Guests

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.

What Makes This Guesty Alternative  Unique?

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.

Guesty Competitor: Hospitable and Guesty Fact Sheets Guesty
Best for Excellent communication automation, double-booking protection. Advanced analytics, channel management, and accounting functions.
Platforms Airbnb,, Vrbo Airbnb,, Vrbo, Expedia, Agoda, TripAdvisor.
iCal support Yes Yes
Manual reservations Yes Yes

Messaging Guesty
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

Reviews Guesty
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

Sync Guesty
Calendars Yes Yes
Pricing Yes Yes

Direct booking Guesty
Website builder Yes Yes
Payment processing Yes Yes
Google Vacation Rentals Partner Yes Yes

Integrations Guesty
Accounting Yes Yes
Cleaning Yes Yes
Dynamic pricing Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes
Guest verification Yes Yes
Home automation Yes Yes
Marketing Yes Yes
Monitoring Yes Yes
Smart locks Yes Yes

Reporting Guesty
Reporting Standard Ample

Team management Guesty
Channels Email, SMS Email, SMS
Custom messages for every team member Yes Yes
Task management Yes Yes

Pricing Guesty
Pricing $40 for two properties Custom pricing, on average 5% of revenue

User feedback Guesty
G2 rating 4.9/5 4.5/5
Capterra rating 4.8/5 4.5/5

Users love

G2 Leader
G2 Most Implementable
G2 best Relationship
G2 Best Results
G2 Best Usability
Fastest Growing
Software Advice Most Recommended
GetApp Category Leaders 2022

Both Guesty and Hospitable support iCal and have official direct integrations with Airbnb,, 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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