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Homestay - Being among family while away from home

I loved connecting with the family I stayed with. They are such treasures. It has been beautiful having chats with my hosts and even playing some games and instruments with their kids.

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Swop Hotel Luxury for an authentic local homestay experience

Homestay is hardly any luxury nor offers hotel style privacy. However, after seeing downtown touristic streets, lines of souvenir shops, loud and much too easy hostels, rolling trolley suitcases on cobbled alleys you feels so happy to take bus no.16 to your temporary home where the locals live, to a calm and "normal" districts.

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Amazing Homestay Hosts, helped me with the do's and don'ts of travel

I don't have much homestay experience but the ones I have had since being in Canada have been great. They are so much better than hotels which I find really impersonal

Written by Yvonne Finlay

25% Deposit Payment is Back - Protect against No Shows & Cancellations

Homestay.com are delighted to announce that the option to accept 25% deposits is available again.

Written by Felipe Leite

First time in Barcelona? Well, this post is for you!

When I travel to a new place, besides getting to know the city, I like to get out of the tourist area and get to know places that only local people know about and go to, like bars, restaurants, parks, beaches and feel a little more of the local culture. You know the gems only the locals know about? That's where I like to go.

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Much more relaxed than any hotel stay

I moved around Dawn's home with ease. Dawn cleared a space in her fridge so I was able to keep some of my own food and drink. We stopped off for takeaway some days so it was nice to know the best places for some of the food.

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Choosing Homestay - I was reminded that there are great people in this world

The room was amazingly comfortable. Everything about my stay was awesome. Shamara is one of the nicest people I've ever met.

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A homestay is for sure my preferable type of accommodation

In a homestay, differently from a hotel, you get a much more personal experience and understanding of the culture and language of your country of choice.

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A real home from home for a very reasonable cost - JACKPOT

I work away from home, all over the country and finding decent accommodation that ticks every box is a real gamble. I initially chose it for the very competitive price and location.

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Genuinely immersed in a beautiful Italian home, my homestay

Staying at Villa Cortese gave me exactly what I was looking for in my trip: to feel genuinely immersed in a beautiful Italian home. This was the direct result of Gabriella's warm hospitality, along with her sidekick Zoe (a very charismatic border collie).