Setting up dorm rooms

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Dorms are a great way to cater to different types of travelers. Offering individual beds in a shared dorm helps attract budget travelers, while offering them as private rooms can broaden their appeal to other types of guests. You can set both up on the Extranet by following the instructions below.

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How to set up individual beds in a dorm

How to set up a dorm room for private bookings


How to set up individual beds in a dorm

  1. Log in to the Extranet
  2. Click Property, then select Room details
  3. Click Create a new room
  4. Under Room type, select Bed in dorm room
  5. Under Bed name, select the type of dorm room this bed is in
  6. Under Number of beds (of this type), enter how many beds of this type are in the dorm. Make sure this matches the number of available beds to prevent overbooking
  7. Under Bed options and occupancy, indicate what kind of bed it is and the maximum number of adults and children that can sleep in it. We consider a standard bunk bed suitable for one guest. If you have wider bunk beds that sleep two, select double bed from the drop-down menu
  8. Specify how many bathrooms the room has and where each one is located
  9. Click Continue to finalize

You’ve now created individually bookable beds in a dorm. These beds are now a “room type” that you can set prices and other conditions for. Keep in mind that it can take up to 48 hours for these beds to appear on our platform.


How to set up a dorm room for private bookings

  1. Log in to the Extranet
  2. Click Property, then select Room details
  3. Click Create a new room
  4. Under Room type, select Dorm room
  5. Under Room name, select the type of dorm room it is
  6. Under Number of rooms (of this type), enter how many dorm rooms of this type you want to sell
  7. Under Bed options and occupancy, indicate the bed types, the number of each, and the maximum number of adults and children that can sleep in each one. We consider a standard bunk bed suitable for one guest. If you have wider bunk beds that sleep two, select double bed from the drop-down menu
  8. Specify how many bathrooms the room has and where each one is located
  9. Click Continue to finalize

Keep in mind that it can take up to 48 hours for the privately bookable dorm room to appear on our platform.

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