Guest Testimonials

  • 64573
    Geoff and Judy are warm, friendly & wonderful hosts! They are caring, concerned & helpful. The place is located very close to both city & the beach. It offers superb connectivity of public transport with Train, Tram and Buses all within walking distance. They have lavish, cle...
    Satinder · India
    Stayed in Geoff's homestay in Goodwood , adelaide, Australia in March 2015
  • 52877
    Very clean place, peaceful I slept like a baby! Very accommodating and friendly hostess!! Her coffee it's perfect too!! Will definitely recommend and stay here for my future trips!
    Malika · Nicaragua
    Stayed in Maureen's homestay in northeast, PALM BAY, United States in March 2015
  • 38835
    Sophia is amazing and she really made me feeling at home. She is so available, flexible, welcoming, friendly, keen to spend time with her guests talking, eating, watching TV etc. She is absolutely great and ready to give some advises if you need. She is a good cooking as well!...
    Rosalba · Italy
    Stayed in Sophia's homestay in Kingswood, Bristol, United Kingdom in February 2015
  • 62173
    This was my first time using homestay, and my experience was great! You have a beautiful bedroom and bathroom to yourself, three amazingly adorable dogs, breakfast options, and maps, etc of the area. Morgan and Jon are the best/most perfect host you can ask for! I recommend th...
    Brooke · USA
    Stayed in Morgan and Jon's homestay in Forum North Inglewood, Inglewood, United States in February 2015
  • 44215
    This was a WONDERFUL homestay! Very comfortable, warm and friendly. My stay felt very homely and I felt almost part of a family. The hosts gave us a lot of tips and advice on things to do and how to do them in Kolkata. They can arrange car hires with very dedicated drivers at ...
    Aparna · India
    Stayed in Sujata's homestay in Lake Town, Kolkata, India in January 2015
  • 25755
    Thanks a lot Nadia and Khalid!! The whole family is very friendly, open minded and very helpful in whatever needs required. The room, bathroom are all kept spotless clean. The location is excellent, nearby Gare Du Nord if you are coming with train, you can walk. You also need...
    Elisa · Germany
    Stayed in NADINE's homestay in Opéra-Montmartre, Paris, France in January 2015
  • 41386
    One word: Fantastic!!! I stayed two nights with Julia and it was lovely! Julia is an Amazing host and treat you like family! I had everything I needed and the rooms are very clean! I will recommend Julia to everyone, so if you read this, don't hesitate but Make your Booking A...
    Allard · Netherlands
    Stayed in Julia's homestay in Islington, London, United Kingdom in December 2014
  • 15653
    Lovely, friendly hosts very eager to serve their guests. Lorraine even picked me up when I phoned to let her know that the next-to-last stop on my tour was near her - this saved me from having to make a bus trip from central Edinburgh. She also took me to the airport for the n...
    Linda · United States
    Stayed in Lorraine's homestay in Kirkliston, Edinburgh, Scotland in November 2014
  • 25432
    Am and Tip are wonderful, caring hosts. If you get a chance to visit their comfortable home, you will be in for a special view of Thailand from the inside. We felt their concern for our needs and interests even before we arrived. They prearranged bookings for tours that we wan...
    George · Australia
  • 25301
    Great location! Venus and Warwick are very friendly people, with a warm atmosphere, and a lovely home. She was kind enough to offer me dinners every now and again in addition to freshly mixed fruit juices for breakfast. The house is a short bus ride to the Sky Train which take...
    Andrew · Canada
    Stayed in Venus and Warwick's homestay in Greentimbers, Surrey B.C, Canada in November 2014
  • 41049
    My stay with Danny was beyond perfect. The room was exactly like the pictures, spacious, clean, well equipped and very comfortable. The house is lovely, with a cute little garden and an adorable cat. Super convenient for transport with both tube line and bus stops on your door...
    Vinca · United Kingdom
    Stayed in Danny's homestay in Holloway, London, United Kingdom in August 2014
  • 27352
    I would thoroughly recommend. The hosts bent over backwards to help, support and advise us. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and the self-contained apartment was an added bonus. This was our first homestay experience and I can’t sing our hosts praises enough. If you’re g...
    Claire · UK
    Stayed in Linda & Howard's homestay in Hasting Sunrise, Vancouver, Canada in August 2014
  • 28817
    Julie was a fabulous hostess & we were made so welcome in her gorgeous home that we felt that we were staying with friends. The location is easy for transport into Edinburgh & the views are amazing. It is a comfortable, clean home; we slept very well & are more than happy to r...
    Mandy · UK
    Stayed in Julie's homestay in Granton, Edinburgh, Scotland in August 2014
  • 23078
    I experienced the homestay for the first time, so I was a little nervous before meeting my host family. However, they were cheerful and kind. Also, they usually told me the cool place there and how to go the place which I wanted to go. Moreover, the dog was so cute! I was impr...
    Krystle · New Zealand
    Stayed in Mary's homestay in CBD, New Plymouth, New Zealand in August 2014
  • 29109
    We weren't in much, but when we were it was like we were staying with friends (which now they are). They were so sweet and gave us access to their kitchen and the breakfasts they prepared for us; they even made us pancakes on the last day!
    Ryan · USA
    Stayed in Amanda's homestay in Chatham, Chatham, United Kingdom in August 2014
  • 30222
    Evelyn's house is an excellent home away from home. The warmth we felt in the house was awesome. The house was maintained clean and neat at all times. We even had barbeque during our stay and it was a great way to connect with our host and other guests.
    Nikhil · India
    Stayed in Evelyn's homestay in Kipling and Rexdale, Toronto, Canada in August 2014
  • 10346
    My first meeting with Rachel and James was very welcoming and friendly. James carried my bags into the room for me. The view of London City was amazing day and night. Rachel was very helpful with directions for me to get trains and tubes. They only live about 10 minutes easy ...
    Bronwyn · New Zealand
    Stayed in Rachel's homestay in Greenwich, London, United Kingdom in July 2014
  • 25327
    Better than most 5 Star hotels in Perth for a fraction of the cost. Very well appointed room / ensuite (toilet and shower attached to room) with exclusive use of a lounge and separate private entrance/exit. Location is excellent with Cottesloe Beach just a couple of minutes wa...
    Jonathan · Australia
    Stayed in Julie 's homestay in Cottesloe, Perth, Australia in July 2014
  • 13080
    I was staying with my mother and young daughter for two weeks at our host's home in Alverstoke and from the first day we were made to feel at home. The rooms were comfortable and our host made her home open to us in every respect. We could not have wished for a more pleasant s...
    Duncan · UK
  • 9048
    Michelle was perfect! My last 2 experiences with Airbnb are all a disaster. With Michelle, she changed my opinion about home stay back to positive. She is so warm and very accommodating, makes fresh fruit juice in the morning and share a lot of health tips and advices to me. S...
    Sylvia · Phillippines
    Stayed in Michelle's homestay in Highland Park, Gold Coast, Australia in July 2014
  • 8784
    The homestay experience was amazing. From being ideally located and equipped with adequate facilities, to the friendliest host you can find, we are just grateful for the warmness and hospitality that the host extended to us.
    Joseph · Singapore
    Stayed in Karen's homestay in Bull Creek, Perth, Australia in July 2014
  • 23279
    Bright, clean room with an amazing view of Zaton bay. Srdjan and Anita are a lovely couple and were very welcoming, friendly and helpful to us during our stay. Highly recommended!
    Gina · UK
  • 38727
    A homestay it was indeed. Jozef and Colin we absolutely amazing. My friend Sandra and I stayed for 2 nights. The home is lovely and so peaceful, the room was cosy and very spacious. Every aspect of this homestay exceeded my expectations, besides attending the commonwea...
    Kelly · South Africa
    Stayed in Jozef's homestay in Riddrie, glasgow, United Kingdom in July 2014
  • 14857
    I really had a wonderful time in Benalmadena. Wendy and her husband Giuseppe were very nice and friendly. They made me laugh all the time. I felt so comfortable during the stay. They served me a good dinner at a low price. The house is very neat and clean, located in a qu...
    Yumiko · Japan
    Stayed in Wendy's homestay in Benalmadena Pueblo, Malaga, Spain in July 2014
  • 20007
    The host was very friendly and he made the whole experience a lot better. I could not fault anything to do with the room I was in and the room was set at a very high standard.
    Kenneth · UK
    Stayed in Henry's homestay in Mount Florida, Glasgow, Scotland in July 2014
  • 26642
    Charlotte was wonderful. Her place was clean, easy to get into the city from, and she made us feel right at home. Her husband was also equally as personable. They made us feel like family. Nightly even she had a little snack basic in our room when we came in after a long day....
    Roderic · UK
    Stayed in Rita's homestay in Budapest, Solymár , Hungary in July 2014
  • 21898
    I hit the jackpot when I found Jeanne and Fabio. I wanted to practice the Italian language, but Florence is a tourist and international student town and everyone (almost everyone!) speak English so it's very tempting to just resort to English in many situations. BUT my wonde...
    Alicia · USA
    Stayed in Jeanne's homestay in Historic center, Florence, Italy in July 2014
  • 16428
    Great host and wonderful family. The location is perfect, and my family had an excellent homestay experience. I'm so glad that I picked this for my 5-day family holiday. This will be the first choice for staying if I ever return for a visit in Cairns.
    Xinyu · China
    Stayed in Anne's homestay in Westcourt, Cairns, Australia in July 2014
  • 14382
    The family at Nola's house was great- everyone had stories to tell and helpful advice to offer. We were made to feel at home, and felt free to come and go, and/or participate together, as we liked. Dinners with 7-9 people were common (even though we were preparing our own foo...
    Kumiiko · Japan
  • 18995
    It was a fantastic experience. I was actually really surprised by the welcome of my host family. Emanuela and Neal were always there when I needed something like advice (they helped me to buy my bus card too). They were sometime a bit busy, they were often at work the evening,...
    Theo · France
    Stayed in Emanuela's homestay in Lucan, Dublin, Ireland in July 2014
  • 5148
    Amazing experience. The house was huge. Positioned in a cosy quiet neighborhood. I always had peace and quiet to work. Sue and her family were so welcoming and I felt as if i was a part of their family. The food was amazing. Very healthy! Their hospitality was humbling. It is ...
    Brian · Ireland
    Stayed in Suzanne's homestay in Greenhills, Dublin, Ireland in June 2014
  • 9085
    It has been an amazing experience living like a local in an apartment making me feel like a place was mine, host was very helpful and sociable, taking care of all I needed really laid back easy to communicate with. Great location, walking distance to great touristic spots clos...
    Bryant · USA
    Stayed in José's homestay in Eixample dret, Barcelona, Spain in June 2014
  • 23495
    It was the greatest experience of my life, Simone's family is our new family in Belo Horizonte. Just a perfect and marvellous host. Thanks for make my trip to Belo Horizonte one of the greatest experiences of my life.
    Juan · Columbia
  • 15849
    The stay was good value for money compared to the others I had. Area was upmarket and Fernanda did everything to help me around especially with language. Very friendly. I was traveling alone and thought the company would suit me better. Did not have money for hotels. Preferred...
    Thutuhula · South Africa
    Stayed in Fernanda's homestay in Praia do Forte, Mata São Joao , Brazil in June 2014
  • 21106
    The homestay experience was wonderful and culturally enriching. The host spent time helping us when we had problems moving around. She also lent us her map of Australia to help us move around. My host, Joy was very friendly and helpful. She even drew a map of her area nearby w...
    Mei Ling · Singapore
  • 13207
    Gioconda is a treasure. She made me feel totally welcome and more than that, was unfailingly helpful in explaining transportation choices in Quito, how much to pay, where to get my laundry done at a fair price, where to find this service or that product. She helped me navigate...
    Steve · USA
    Stayed in Gioconda's homestay in La Gasca, Quito, Ecuador in June 2014
  • 4313
    Staying with Anne-lise was above and beyond anything we could have imagined. She was so warm and inviting. My fiance and I spent two days and nights at her beautiful home. Her home was decorated in every color of the rainbow which fits her bubbly personality to a t. Breakfast ...
    Kim · USA
  • 3816
    We had a marvellous time with Andrea and her family. I am very glad that I have found Andrea. We were in regular contact before the trip. Andrea gave me valuable tipps. We were welcomed warmly. I`m very happy that we could participate in everyday life so much. Andrea gave me t...
    Silke · Germany
    Stayed in Andrea's homestay in Devon, Paignton, United Kingdom in June 2014
  • 10175
    I was warmly welcomed by Christine and her family, they were all very kind with me. The location is amazing, just in front of the Bronte park, 100 meters away from the beach. It's a really lovely spot to ride along the coast, the landscape is magnificent. The house is nice, an...
    Phillipe · France
    Stayed in Christine's homestay in Bronte, Sydney, Australia in June 2014
  • 13459
    I had a great experience with my host and their family. They were extremely welcoming and very helpful with any requests. The location was as described and was a great base for all my plans and easy to get around the city. I feel like I've made new friends and will be going ba...
    Jermaine · UK
    Stayed in Fanny's homestay in Centro Habana, Havana, Cuba in June 2014
  • 5764
    It was me and 2 of my friends staying with Jackie & George. The house is immaculate, clean and smelling lovely. There was a lovely size table we could use for our meals and brews. Jackie gave me great directions priory to our arravials so finding the place was very easy! Jacki...
    Katarzyna · Poland
    Stayed in Jackie's homestay in Crewe Toll, Edinburgh, Scotland in May 2014
  • 8360
    One word: excellent! Would recommend it to anyone. Exceptionally friendly host and welcoming and helpful. Perfect location, short walking distance from Eiffel Tower, easy access with three metro stations nearby. Felicia did more than she was supposed to and offered me more tha...
    Katerina · Cyprus
    Stayed in Felicia's homestay in Breteuil/Segur, Paris, France in May 2014
  • 8490
    It is an excellent experience. The host is really nice, very helpful. I felt like a family member. Even the host dropped me at the airport. Though I have not paid, they have invited us for each meal. It is out of the world experience. No 5 star can provide such human-hospitali...
    Arijit · India
    Stayed in Ling's homestay in Greenwood Park, Toronto, Canada in May 2014
  • 11917
    Elizabeth & Brandon were great hosts!! The room & facilities was exactly as described. Everything was clean & neat. Easy to find location. First time using homestay & we would recommend it to anyone/everyone!! They gave us tips about what to see, when to see it, parking advise...
    Xandré · Canada
    Stayed in Elizabeth's homestay in East Irvine, Irvine, United States in May 2014
  • 12069
    Really excellent. Location is perfect (good area and easy connections). We enjoyed most the welcome received from Annette and the very friendly and close contact with her. Annette did everything for us to help, advise, give information and make our stay very pleasant. Metro an...
    Xavier · France
  • 8865
    The room was good. We had our own bathroom, which was very convenient. Bedlinen and towels were profided, so we didn't have to bring any of those ourselves. There was also a wifi connection that was fast and stable. Grazia was very nice. She prepared breakfast for us every mor...
    Josien · Netherlands
    Stayed in Grazia's homestay in Oltrarno, Florence, Italy in April 2014
  • 12800
    We stayed for one week and really enjoyed our stay there. The rooms we stayed in was the double room with Ensuite bathroom. The bedroom, dining, lounge areas were very spacious. Location was great, close to public transport. Our hosts were very helpful and friendly.
    Lawry · Australia
    Stayed in Nina's homestay in Dianella , Perth, Australia in April 2014
  • 4989
    Overall, our experience was excellent. We wanted to experience the "real" Cuba (not just the resorts like most Canadians limit themselves to). We had 28 days in Central Havana, visited beaches and tourist attractions (like the Floridita), but also got off the beaten track a li...
    Robert · Canada
    Stayed in Yamilee's homestay in Centro Habana, Havana, Cuba in July 2014
  • 11877
    I had such a great experience staying with Liz in Chennai! She has given me so much helpful advice about touring around the area and has introduced me to other great people. It has been a great experience and I am planning on staying with Liz when I return to Chennai in the fu...
    Ellie · United States
  • 5874
    My overall experience was a positive one. Good hosts, transport into Manhattan and nice area made for an enjoyable stay. I hope to one day come back to New York and look to stay with Kristine again if possible.
    Mark · United Kingdom
    Stayed in Kristine's homestay in Long Island, New York, United States in March 2014
  • 13425
    Extremely good, Grace's family made us feel like home, eased my live by driving me around to buy necessity for my newly rented apartment. She treated us like part of family…. they have went extra miles to help us to settle down.
    Bee · Malaysia
    Stayed in Grace's homestay in New Windsor, Auckland, New Zealand in March 2014
  • 6654
    We loved staying with this family! Michelle always got back to me quickly regarding any questions I had in setting up our time in Dublin. Upon arrival, she and her husband were easy going, great hosts and really trusted us to just jump in and make ourselves at home. We had our...
    Ginger · United States
    Stayed in Michelle's homestay in Clarehall, Dublin, Ireland in March 2014
  • 6805
    My homestay from beginning to end was so good. Maria and Reuben could not have made me more welcome. They embraced me into their family from the start and involved me in all sorts of activities. I was given loads of local information and Maria herself sorted out a marvellou...
    Jeniffer · UK
    Stayed in María 's homestay in Salesianos, El Calafate, Argentina in February 2014
  • 4364
    AMAZING! Mabel and Migueal are the most endearing couple. Their house was so clean comfortable and safe. They provide you with keys to your own dorm/bedroom. Their place is so so close to everything. This couple really touched my heart and I did have a little tear when I had t...
    Belinda · Australia
  • 12418
    My overall experience was absolutely amazing. I have never thought it'll be that great staying at Ms.Christine home. I really had a lot of experience staying at Perth. they are really very friendly and helpful most of all they are like another family. The accommodation was mor...
    Dave · Malaysia
    Stayed in Christiana's homestay in Belmont area, Perth, Australia in February 2014
  • 1027
    I booked a homestay because I needed to stay with native speaker as I am a student. I found as first choice on Google search. The information was clearer than on other sites.
    Abdullah · Saudy Arabia
    Stayed in Eileen's homestay in Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland in January 2014
  • 4772
    It was simple and easy. Karen was very friendly and helpful.
    Mohamd · Egypt
    Stayed in Karen's homestay in Duddingston, Edinburgh, Scotland in January 2014
  • 8267
    I met Angelica through her Homestay advertisement. I booked online late the evening before. She confirmed my booking early the next day. Angelica has a beautiful home and is very comfortable with having guests in her home. I booked the downstairs bedroom which is comfortable a...
    Leanne · Australia
    Stayed in Angelica's homestay in Dapto, Wollongong, Australia in January 2014
  • 7343
    Rose was a very friendly and helpful host. The accommodation was good for a short stay and value for money.
    Ray · Malaysia
    Stayed in Rose's homestay in Robina, Gold Coast, Australia in December 2013
  • 7461
    It was a fantastic experience staying with Terry & Colleen. We enjoyed every moment during our visit in Perth. Terry & Colleen are warm and nice couple. Their home is very neat and clean. Highly recommended.
    Stephen · Malaysia
    Stayed in Colleen's homestay in Gwelup, Perth, Australia in March 2014
  • 1138
    The hosts were very helpful and friendly. The accommodation was good value. I booked a homestay because it was value for money. I would book on again.
    Lai Choon · Malaysia
    Stayed in Taboto's homestay in Sydenham, London, United Kingdom in December 2013
  • 5634
    Since the moment I arrived I felt like I was at home. The whole family was very friendly, welcoming. The accommodation totally met my expectations. It was very easy to make all the arrangements. The staff at were very helpful and polite. The website was easy to u...
    Ana · Spain
    Stayed in Constance's homestay in Thamesmead, Erith, United Kingdom in December 2013
  • 2048
    We really enjoyed our stay with our host Louise in Grove Park. She was very friendly and helped us with every problem that occurred. She would always lend us an ear and even provided us with interesting information on London and its attractions, as well as theatres or concerts...
    Tania and Ramona · Austria
    Stayed in Louise's homestay in Grove Park, London, United Kingdom in July 2013
  • 2373
    Our stay at Eileen's home was perfect! Eileen was a great host, very welcoming and helpful. We stayed in a nice bedroom with private bathroom. She prepared an amazing breakfast. She gave us a lift to the city centre when we arrived to enjoy the atmosphere of the pubs of Galway...
    Hélène · France
    Stayed in Eileen 's homestay in Kingston, Galway, Ireland in August 2013
  • 1141
    My host was friendly and helpful. I booked a homestay because I wanted to taste the real life in a British household and my boy would love to have a friend at his age.
    Vera · China
    Stayed in Stuart's homestay in Grove Park, London, United Kingdom in October 2013
  • 3260
    Joe is an excellent and helpful host. The room was excellent value for money. I would book again. The reason for using was apparent reliability, quality of room - this was a working trip.
    Hellen · Spain
    Stayed in Joe's homestay in Bounds Green, London, United Kingdom in October 2013
  • 1024
    I was delighted with my homestay with Liz. The accommodation was comfortable.  Liz was a super host.  The location suited me due to family arrangements close by.  The website was easy to use.  I will definitely book again.
    Dee · Ireland
    Stayed in Mick & Liz's homestay in Leopardstown / Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland in October 2013