Six days ago, MsSuperhost booked for 2 ppl with IB. Her booking message was
My boyfriend and I are both hosts in [west coast urban area] and we are so excited to stay with you! We are staying in Juneau for a couple days after our Glacier Bay sea kayaking trip. Your location looks ideal for us and your place looks lovely! We will be arriving on a flight at 5:30 so will come over from there! Thank you!!
So I send my standard after-booking reply, asking for the name of the other person. Six days ago.
Today I was checking upcoming bookings and there was no reply. I had looked at her profile before I sent the first message and had noticed she was a SuperHost for 12 listings in her city, all within a 2 square mile area that has been gentrifying for the past 10 years.
So I just looked at the listings. Their titles are all full of Luxe-Glam-Plush-Chic-Mod. Photos of thousands of useless deco pillows, all rooms have private baths, straight out of Martha Stewart, some with rates lower than mine (and everything costs more in Alaska).
I’m a little worried how she might review my not-quite-spartan Ikea/garage sale furnished room with shared bath in a 80 year old house with wood floors, especially after seeing comments here about entitled SuperHosts. She hasn’t asked for discounts, early check-in, or anything special, but she hasn’t answered that 6 day old welcome message.
I sent her a message tonight, and I hope that I’ll get an answer soon…
As a host I know that you appreciate it when guests respond to your messages. The last message noted that I need your boyfriend’s name for my insurance.
Thanks for your attention to this.