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Security breach

Warning to AirBnb users: Read my story! A few weeks ago I received an email that my AirBnB account has changed. The hackers changed the email address (i.e. userid) so I could not login. I had my credit card and drivers license and address and phone numbers, so they could adopt a kid using my […]

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Photographic deception

24 mm lenses are used for landscapes but not to describe reality or give an impression of how a room or apartment looks like hence majority of pictures in this site are outright deceiving as we experienced two times. It is indeed a short term vision to depict homes like that: surely most of the […]

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AirBnB refused to publish my negative review

We stayed in an AirBnB flat in Istanbul for a week in Nov 2014. The host, Ercan, was in-hospitable. He informed us we were not welcome, and that we were cramping his style.He gave us a key the to external door. It didn’t work. We were forced to depend on other building residents for entry. […]

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Waiting in the cold for a host that did not turn up

I booked three weeks of a room in London way in advance. Yesterday, I turned up there as the host said I can check it a 8 pm. Yes, it was late, and I did not like it very much because it was in Greater London, and took a long time to get there. Then […]

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at Artist’s Ditmas Pk 5 bedroom house

Here are the basics. We made a reservation on AirBnB for a place in Brooklyn back in January for Thanksgiving 2014 The owner of that place cancelled in October due to neighbor issues. A Customer Support Rep (Piper) Recommended a house at 407 Rugby Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11226, United States Confirmation Code: 85XFA4 The house […]

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An extended stay at a hotel in London costing me an Airbnb member £12000 After 15 days of failed attempt to have a response #lack of communication#slow resoonce#handling urgent inquires.

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Fake villa

I tried to book a private villa in Jamaica this past week using airbnb. At the last minute I cancelled as I had a bad feeling because the price was so low and there were no reviews. I did a google image search and the images from the airbnb listing were stolen from another villa […]

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Cancelled by host at last minute

In June we booked a place in Sydney, Australia for five days in October. Two weeks later it was cancelled and we booked another place. Two days before our arrival – by cruise ship from Los Angeles – we were advised the host had cancelled on us. So we arrive in Sydney with no place […]

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Long term cancellation policy disaster

I consider myself someone who researches things thoroughly before going through with them. I reserved a space on Airbnb for 30 days. On the page, it said a “moderate” cancellation policy applied. If I cancelled before 5 days before the check in date, I would get a full refund. So I ended up doing just […]

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FIRST AIRBNB FAILED EXPERIENCE DUE TO BAD COMMUNICATION FROM ALL SIDES and their website doesnt allow me to publish my review.

However the host published one about me which is fake. Here you can see both reviews I have been using airbnb and wimdu for more than two years now, always for long term bookings in flatshares and only for myself, as well as a carshare platform. I am an active member of the Ouishare community […]

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