I was doing some research and came upon this article. I have no idea what his source is for this claim.
The host is protected as well, because Airbnb actually protects hosts for up to $1,000,000 worth of damage. That’s right. One million. They’re also notoriously gracious and accommodating to hosts or lessees who have had bad experiences, often donating up to three weeks worth of free stays with Airbnb or offering to change locks, replace belongings, and put the host up in a hotel for free as a consolation.
With these articles floating around in cyberspace it’s little wonder we “entitled” guests as well.