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How Can I Become an Airbnb Superhost?

A Roadmap to Airbnb Superhost Success


To become an Airbnb Superhost, you need to commit to providing exceptional hospitality and meet specific criteria set by Airbnb. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the essential steps to achieve Airbnb Superhost status.

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What are the Airbnb Superhost Criteria?

Before embarking on your journey, familiarize yourself with Airbnb’s criteria. To become a Superhost, you must meet four stringent requirements over a 12-month period, evaluated quarterly:

  1. Maintain an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5.
  2. Ensure a customer response rate of at least 90%.
  3. Have a cancellation rate of less than 1%.
  4. Complete a minimum of 10 trips (or 3 reservations) totaling 100 nights or more.

Do I Need to Apply to Become a Superhost?

No, this status is applied automatically to hosts who meet the criteria during an assessment period. No further action or application is required.

Maintain an Overall Rating of 4.8

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To achieve this, ensure your property is clean, well-prepared, and accurately represented. Provide thoughtful amenities, establish clear house rules, add personalized touches, request reviews, and seek constructive feedback.

Ensure a Customer Response Rate of at Least 90%

Respond promptly to guest inquiries, booking requests, and messages. Timely and clear communication contributes to a positive guest experience and higher ratings.

Have a Cancellation Rate of 1% or Less

Commit to honoring reservations, adhere to Airbnb’s policies, and be flexible and understanding when unexpected situations arise.

Complete 100 Nights of Bookings

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Host guests regularly to increase your chances of meeting this requirement. Monitor your progress through the Airbnb dashboard.

Maintain Your Superhost Metrics

Airbnb evaluates hosts for Superhost status every quarter. Consistently meeting the criteria is essential to maintain this status.

Stay Informed and Adapt

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Stay updated on Airbnb’s policies and hosting standards. Be adaptable and willing to adjust your hosting approach based on guest feedback and industry trends.

Consider Using Professional Management

Using an experienced Airbnb management company like Keey can help improve your metrics and keep your guests satisfied, making it easier to achieve and maintain Superhost status.

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