Online Booking Platform For Furnished Apartments

 

Homelike is an online booking platform for furnished apartments, with 85,000+ apartments in 450+ cities. It is suitable for people on the move who are in need of accommodation from one month onwards with flexible move in and move out dates. With no extra customer fees (except in Spain) and all the utility costs already included in the rent, we make sure everyone can find suitable accommodation in a fuss-free way!

 

 

Who should use the Homelike platform?

Are you moving to a new city for work or study? Are you frequently in other cities on extended business or personal trips? Are you a pandemic-created digital nomad or remote worker? Are you a serial workationer? If your answer is yes to one or all of the above, head to the Homelike website!

Many people live, work and study abroad to experience other cultures or simply because their work requires it. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered widespread adoption of remote working and a surge in the number of digital nomads working from different cities. Homelike offers everyone a reliable and quick way to find and book a home away from home by bringing tenants and landlords together under one roof. The Homelike platform is ideal for:

  • Digital nomads interested in a location-independent lifestyle
  • Business travelers looking to stay in a city for over 30 days
  • Remote workers who are free to work from any city of their choice
  • Expats moving to a new city
  • People who just want to move into a fully-equipped property without the hassles typically associated with moving

In a nutshell, Homelike can be used by anyone and everyone who wants to be in a place for 30 days or more.

 

In which cities can I book my monthly stay?

Regardless if you are looking for a summer getaway in sunny Barcelona, or you prefer the vibrant urban lifestyle of Berlin or London more, Homelike has you covered. Search and book your next staycation adventure on Homelike and while working remotely get a chance to explore and enjoy Paris, Madrid, Cologne or any other city of your choice.

 

What type of apartments does Homelike offer?

The Homelike marketplace offers a large selection of self-catering apartments, aparthotels, serviced apartments, co-living spaces, and studios to rent for thirty days or more. Homelike is the ideal choice for anyone looking for fully-furnished and clean homes with functional kitchens, WiFi, and utilities. The apartments are sourced from professional landlords and verified by a dedicated internal team. The company offers a wide range of rentals suitable for all tastes and budgets including pet-friendly, family-friendly, and luxury listings.

 

What features does the Homelike platform offer?

The platform offers high-quality apartment photographs and accurate descriptions of your potential future home. Unlike many other accommodation portals in the market, tenants don’t pay any fees to use Homelike’s services (except in Spain).

Homelike’s most popular features include:

Instant booking filter: Tenants prefer not to wait for their booking to be accepted, while Landlords don’t want to lose a booking to another supplier. That’s why Instant Booking is a win-win for both parties. By using the instant book filter, tenants can easily find apartments that can be booked directly without waiting for the home owner’s approval.

Free cancellation filter: Homelike’s free cancellation filter allows users to find apartments that can be canceled up to 2 days before move-in.

Deposit-free filter: It is often next to impossible to find apartments that don’t require a security deposit. Homelike’s No Deposit filter allows you to easily find apartments that don’t have a deposit requirement.

Pets allowed filter: It’s no secret that moving with your fur family can be an agonizing experience. Many homeowners and rental property providers simply don’t allow pets. Even when there is no blanket ban, pet-friendly apartments come with a hefty price tag and often an additional pet deposit. Homelike’s Pets Allowed filter helps you navigate this labyrinth of difficulties to find homes that welcome your pets with open arms.

 

Is it safe to rent through Homelike during COVID-19?

To help meet the expectations of pandemic-era travelers, Homelike has launched an Enhanced Hygiene Initiative based on guidelines and recommendations from the world’s leading health organizations. The company has been actively encouraging its homeowners to crank up their game by adopting its 6 enhanced cleaning protocols. Now, what does this mean for you?

Apartments that have opted into Homelike’s Enhanced Safety Standards will display an associated badge to highlight this criterion and take a higher priority in how they appear in apartment search results. An example of Homelike’s enhanced safety protocols is that homeowners are required to keep the apartment vacant for at least 24 hours after a tenant moves out other than for cleaning and sanitization.

 

How can you make a free booking request on Homelike?

Ready to take the leap and book your new home (temporary or long-term)? Good choice! The Homelike process is super simple. Don’t let the number of bullet points below alarm you. We’re just trying to break down the process into bite-sized chunks.

  • Use the search bar to select your city and press search
  • On the results page, use the filters to choose things that matter to you such as price, number of bedrooms, move-in and move-out dates, furnishings, etc
  • If you have a pet, choose the “Pets Allowed” filter
  • If you don’t want to shell out a security deposit, choose the “No Deposit” filter
  • If you want to have the ability to cancel free of charge after booking, choose the “Free Cancellation” filter
  • Use the map to zoom in to your preferred neighborhood, if you have one
  • Select your apartment and number of guests
  • Click continue to request
  • A popup prompts you to register or sign in with your Google or Linkedin accounts
  • Enter your details and submit a request
  • The homeowner gets notified via email and approves the request.
  • You get notified of the approval by email and make the booking
  • You sign your digital rental agreement, followed by the homeowner
  • The homeowner sends you all the move-in/ check-in information
  • Pack your bags and moving boxes
  • Walk into your new home!