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What you see on the calendar is unavailable dates, not booked ones. My calendar has been blocked off most of the summer due to my being on vacation, remodeling and an weekly air guest that I converted to cash one third of the way through their stay.
I agree with others that this isn’t a number that can be given. Also keep in mind that the regulatory environment can change, neighbors can complain, competition can increase, etc.
They say that if a hotel booked 60% then it’s a well run business.
For me personally 60% would be a disaster. Since it’s my only income . I maximize by doing lots of calculations and analyzing all kind of scenariums. My occupancy is 95%. Also because I dhave longer terms too during not busy season. I did with one day minimum in a beginning and honestly, to have such high occupancy was tiring for me. I set financial goal and my comfort level and went from
Some hosts on this forum are only doing season rent, some only weekends or weekdays. Some only when they are away.