February 11, 2015

London opens its Arms to Home-Sharing

  A London law tells hosts to get a planning permission to rent out their apartments for less than 90 days or a penalty of ₤20,000 (26352,59 Euro) is imminent. It was to protect the house supply in London. Now this 42-year-old law will be revised. Homeowners will be able to rent out their accommodation […]

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November 20, 2012


Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes: what’s new at 9flats?

Wondering what we do all day? Here are some of the latest improvements we’ve been working on for you as a guest or a host.

(photo: Cea, Flickr)

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August 13, 2012

9flats NEWS

Great response to iStopOver joining 9flats family

A week on from our iStopOver news, we’ve collected your responses, and we’re happy to say they’re pretty positive!

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June 22, 2012

9flats news

And what do our hosts think of us?

We recently sent out a survey to our hosts asking them about why they host, and their experience with 9flats. Here’s what they said…

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May 4, 2012

9flats host tips

11 tips to get that first booking on 9flats

So it seems that the world and his dog is offering apartments, mansions, pubs, igloos and huts for rent. For the vast majority, it is sadly a painful waiting game for that first booking. Here are 10 tips to avoid that pain: 1. Buy or borrow an SLR camera for shooting photos of your place […]

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January 18, 2012

9flats news

‘Instant booking’. Now you can book… well, now!

Sometimes, I dream of running away on a spontaneous holiday. Taking the first flight somewhere far away, without looking for accommodation, writing emails back and forth, waiting for confirmation… Well, the good news is that that dream has got a step closer. On 9flats.com you can now book many of our places instantly, without waiting for […]

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August 15, 2011

Host tips

Our hosts with the most (treats for you)

OK, we admit we’re shallow, but we love getting a little something extra when we stay somewhere. So we asked our hosts to tell us how they treat their 9flats.com guests when they arrive. What little personal touches do they add to make you really feel at home? From the flood of replies, it seems […]

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July 9, 2011

Get involved! Send us your photos, videos and blog posts

9flats.com of course is all about cool properties – browsing through them, booking them, or renting them out. However, being registered on 9flats.com means you’re also part of a world-wide community. So why not share your experiences with your community through stories, pictures and videos? How? Here’s some suggestions for guests, hosts and bloggers: 9flats […]

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July 7, 2011

Meet-up Berlin

We had a little meet-up in Berlin yesterday so that 9flats hosts could chat with one another and also of course also talk with some of the 9flats team. These regular meet-ups are very casual and allow us to get feedback from our hosts. They also allow hosts to network with other hosts and for […]

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June 30, 2011

9flats community

Travel, community and friendship

  The first thing you notice on 9flats.comis of course the photos of the range of cool apartments we offer. However, that is not the only benefit to 9flats – there is also the social networking aspect of our website to consider. When you log in as a guest or a host, you’ll notice that you […]

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June 22, 2011

9 tips for hosts

Be the host with the most! Here are our top 9 tips for enticing visitors to stay in your 9flats property. 1: Firstly something obvious to everyone (but worth repeating): the apartment or house should be spotlessly clean for new guests. It should smell nice too. Fresh flowers always smell nicer than chemical room fragrance and […]

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