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Airbnb Plus Home Checklist

An Airbnb partner visits every home in person to confirm that it meets our requirements for a thoughtfully designed, well-equipped, and well-maintained space.
An Airbnb partner visits every home in person to confirm that it meets our requirements for a thoughtfully designed, well-equipped, and well-maintained space.

Thoughtfully designed

Ensure your home is welcoming and one-of-a-kind, with well-crafted furniture and memorable details.
Ensure your home is welcoming and one-of-a-kind, with well-crafted furniture and memorable details.

A style, theme, or color palette unifies each space

Each room has a variety of details that work together to create a cohesive style.
Each room has a variety of details that work together to create a cohesive style.

Your space is full of character

The details in your home tell a story and inspire the people who stay in it.
The details in your home tell a story and inspire the people who stay in it.

The setup of your space helps guests feel at ease

Rooms don’t feel empty or cramped, and everything visible is a design detail or useful to guests.
Rooms don’t feel empty or cramped, and everything visible is a design detail or useful to guests.

Rooms in your home feel cozy and inviting

The function and layout of each room is carefully considered.
The function and layout of each room is carefully considered.

Furniture and decor are well-crafted

Your home features pieces that elevate its look and feel.
Your home features pieces that elevate its look and feel.

 
 

Well-equipped

Check that your home offers the essential amenities below so guests can make the most of their stay.
Check that your home offers the essential amenities below so guests can make the most of their stay.

Bedrooms

Airbnb Plus listings must offer at least one private bedroom (or studio) for guests. Each bedroom must have:

Mattress that doesn’t sag or squeak

Bedframe, covered box spring, or loft (unless bed is a futon or tatami mat)

Top sheet, bottom sheet, bedspread (or duvet with cover, comforter, or quilt)—all fit to the size of the bed

2 pillows for single beds, 4 pillows for full, queen, or king beds

1 luggage rack, drawer, or shelf for guest's items

Space for the guest to hang clothes with at least 4 (non-wire) hangers
Airbnb Plus listings must offer at least one private bedroom (or studio) for guests. Each bedroom must have:

Mattress that doesn’t sag or squeak

Bedframe, covered box spring, or loft (unless bed is a futon or tatami mat)

Top sheet, bottom sheet, bedspread (or duvet with cover, comforter, or quilt)—all fit to the size of the bed

2 pillows for single beds, 4 pillows for full, queen, or king beds

1 luggage rack, drawer, or shelf for guest's items

Space for the guest to hang clothes with at least 4 (non-wire) hangers

Bathrooms

Airbnb Plus listings must offer at least one full bathroom that’s private for guests.  All bathrooms must have:

Seated, flushable toilet

Dedicated sink

Hot and cold water with strong water pressure

Large mirror (cannot be handheld)

At least 2 rolls of toilet paper

4 hand towels

Hand soap, single bottle or new bar

Bathtub or shower (if full bathroom)

4 bath towels (if full bathroom)

Shampoo and conditioner, 2 separate bottles  (if full bathroom)

Body soap, single bottle or new bar (if full bathroom)
Airbnb Plus listings must offer at least one full bathroom that’s private for guests.  All bathrooms must have:

Seated, flushable toilet

Dedicated sink

Hot and cold water with strong water pressure

Large mirror (cannot be handheld)

At least 2 rolls of toilet paper

4 hand towels

Hand soap, single bottle or new bar

Bathtub or shower (if full bathroom)

4 bath towels (if full bathroom)

Shampoo and conditioner, 2 separate bottles  (if full bathroom)

Body soap, single bottle or new bar (if full bathroom)

Kitchens

Airbnb Plus listings must have a kitchen (if entire home) or kitchenette (if apartment, studio, or guest house) stocked with:

Large knife for food prep, bread knife, and paring knife

Cutting board

4 utensil sets (set contains a fork, knife, and spoon)

4 plates, bowls, glasses, and mugs

2 pots and 2 pans of any size

Spatula

Sponge or cleaning brush

 Dish soap

Garbage can with garbage bag

At least one roll of paper towels

Bottle opener and wine opener
Airbnb Plus listings must have a kitchen (if entire home) or kitchenette (if apartment, studio, or guest house) stocked with:

Large knife for food prep, bread knife, and paring knife

Cutting board

4 utensil sets (set contains a fork, knife, and spoon)

4 plates, bowls, glasses, and mugs

2 pots and 2 pans of any size

Spatula

Sponge or cleaning brush

 Dish soap

Garbage can with garbage bag

At least one roll of paper towels

Bottle opener and wine opener

Kitchen basics

Stove top with at least 2 burners (if full kitchen)

Microwave, stove top, double burner, single burner, or hot plate (if kitchenette)

Full size refrigerator (if full kitchen)

Mini refrigerator (if kitchenette)

Dedicated sink

Hot and cold water with strong water pressure
Stove top with at least 2 burners (if full kitchen)

Microwave, stove top, double burner, single burner, or hot plate (if kitchenette)

Full size refrigerator (if full kitchen)

Mini refrigerator (if kitchenette)

Dedicated sink

Hot and cold water with strong water pressure

Beverage items

Bottled or filtered water

Coffee, coffeemaker, and extra filters (required in all areas except Asia)

Tea and tea kettle (required in Asia)

Sugar (required in all areas except Asia)
Bottled or filtered water

Coffee, coffeemaker, and extra filters (required in all areas except Asia)

Tea and tea kettle (required in Asia)

Sugar (required in all areas except Asia)

Equipment basics

TV or projector with functional cable or streaming

Wifi with download speeds of at least 5 Mbps

Iron and ironing board or steamer

Air conditioning or fan that sufficiently cools the space

Heater or space heater that sufficiently heats the space
TV or projector with functional cable or streaming

Wifi with download speeds of at least 5 Mbps

Iron and ironing board or steamer

Air conditioning or fan that sufficiently cools the space

Heater or space heater that sufficiently heats the space

Guest check-in

Digital check-in instructions featuring at least one photo of the check-in process

Printed house manual containing emergency contact info, host contact info, wifi login, and checkout procedures

24/7 check-in available after the guest’s check-in time via lockbox, keypad, doorperson, smartlock, or nearby host
Digital check-in instructions featuring at least one photo of the check-in process

Printed house manual containing emergency contact info, host contact info, wifi login, and checkout procedures

24/7 check-in available after the guest’s check-in time via lockbox, keypad, doorperson, smartlock, or nearby host

Privacy and safety

Entry to listing has a lock

All bedrooms have a solid door with a lock

Windows in bedrooms and bathrooms provide privacy such as frosted glass or window coverings

Smoke detector

Carbon monoxide detector
Entry to listing has a lock

All bedrooms have a solid door with a lock

Windows in bedrooms and bathrooms provide privacy such as frosted glass or window coverings

Smoke detector

Carbon monoxide detector

 
 

Well-maintained

Be sure your home is clean, functional, and kept in consistently great condition.
Be sure your home is clean, functional, and kept in consistently great condition.

Extra clean

Every aspect of the space – from furniture, decor, appliances, and other items, to architectural elements like walls, floors, windows, finishes, fixtures, and trim – is impeccably clean and free of dirt, dust, hair, or stains.
Every aspect of the space – from furniture, decor, appliances, and other items, to architectural elements like walls, floors, windows, finishes, fixtures, and trim – is impeccably clean and free of dirt, dust, hair, or stains.

Functional

All lighting, appliances, and other electronics are intuitive to use and work as intended. Wires and cables are hidden from sight.
All lighting, appliances, and other electronics are intuitive to use and work as intended. Wires and cables are hidden from sight.

Quality and condition

Every item or element, such as furniture, finishes and fixtures, is well-made, properly installed, and free of scuffs, tears, rust, or damage. Consider the condition of outdoor spaces as well, these areas should have minimal weeds, dead plants, or clutter.
Every item or element, such as furniture, finishes and fixtures, is well-made, properly installed, and free of scuffs, tears, rust, or damage. Consider the condition of outdoor spaces as well, these areas should have minimal weeds, dead plants, or clutter.

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