Last night I got an inquiry for a 1 night stay for a "small cake cutting party with 10 guests" but only 3 would be staying the night. They're local. So I'm seeing all the red flags. My husband is trying to get me to accept the booking. I'm like "NO"!
1) they're local
2) the only review says they were messy
3) we don't allow events
4) its one night on a FRIDAY
To prove my point with him I did converse back and forth a bit and was able to prove my gut, it's a birthday party, they think 10 people are coming (huh...) if the apartment is too small, can they have the party at the pool, they'll pay more... No, NO, NO!!!
I politely decline, telling them that our space is just too small and our insurance doesn't allow guest parties at the pool. And what happens overnight? 4 night booking over that same date!