Start hosting in 3 steps
Define your offer
Renting multiple rooms is easy. Each room has its own listing and calendar.
It's up to you how much you charge, rent is advertised per month. Our smart pricing system calculates every additional night your guest stays.
Length of stay
You can specify your ideal length of stay on your listing and your room calendar will display when the room is available.
Create a beautiful listing
Description & house rules
Tell us about your home, area and transport links. Add your house rules and describe your ideal guest.
Upload your own photos, or use our free professional photography service, it really makes a difference!
Fill your personal profile with information about your interests so guests can get to know you.
Getting verified is the final step before going live. A member of the team will come to your home for a quick visit and a cuppa.
If you live outside of London zones 1-3 we'll arrange a video call, and ask you to give us a virtual tour of your home.
RFT was super helpful and responsive at every stage. The fact I've been able to contact them directly with questions has been really great. The whole process is super straightforward.
Max has stayed with
so far, and takes his tea
Frequently asked questions
How quickly will my room be booked?
That depends on the price of the room and its location. On average it takes about 2 weeks, although the most affordable rooms tend to go in just a few days.
What do I need to provide?
The room listed must be private and furnished, with access to a bathroom and kitchen. Optional extras include living room access, beddings and a private bathroom.
What's the purpose of the house visit?
We look out for major health & safety risks that would make a home unfit for hosting. It's also an opportunity for us to get to know you and understand your house rules and living preferences.
Can I rent a shared room?
No, although occasionally you may get a booking request from a couple. If you agree, you can then amend your price accordingly.
More about hosting
Hosting at a glance
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Why we are different
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