Okay, I’m sure most hosts say no all the time, for whatever reasons, right? I’ve only declined a request once, from a man who wanted to “stop by and see the place” before booking. Today I got a request for a long term stay, November - July, from someone who has already messaged me twice about payment options and asking me to call her (she wrote out her number in words when I explained that phone numbers are hidden). Not only do I not want a ROOMMATE, my long-term rate is listed with a 40% monthly discount because I often get month-long guests… but for nine months I’d be losing money on nightly and weekly bookings!
So my question is, how do YOU say no?