Airbnb horror stories

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I have an a Annexe In Portugal and after many hours of trying to figure out the very user unfriendly website listed it. It sleeps 4 people and a male booked it immediately for 6 days (I was on instant booking but no longer)! After about a month he asked me if He could bring 3 friends at the...

Be aware anyone with a gripe who's stayed with you can make up false allegations and Airbnb will instantly ban you. I had to ask a woman to leave after she kept banging about the house at night disturbing other guests. She out of spite complained to Airbnb, (Airbnb won't even tell me who complained but she's the only person I can think of)...

As a new host in Airbnb, I have a great good location apartment in BC, i got some booking but the income is not much higher than I rent to long term tenants but the risk is high. The guest's flight delayed and it already middle of the night, my check in time is 8 am to 10 pm, I...