Why host on STE?

No matter what kind of home or room you have to share, STE makes it simple and secure to earn money and reach millions of travelers looking for unique places to stay, just like yours.

You're in control

With STE, you're in full control of your availability, prices, house rules, and how you interact with guests. You can set check-in times and handle the process however you like. Be as involved- or completely out of the way- as you want!

We're there at every step

STE offers tools, hospitality tips, 24/7 support and an online community of experienced hosts who will help answer questions and share ideas for success.

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How to be an STE host

Create your listing

It's free and easy to create a listing on STE. Describe your space, how many guests you can accommodate and then add photos.Our pricing tool can recommend competitive rates, but what you charge is always up to you.

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Welcome Guest

Get to know guests before arrival by messaging them on our platform. Most hosts clean the spaces guests can use, and provide essentials like clean sheets, towels, and toilet paper. You can greet guests in person with a key or just send them a door code with a welcome note.

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Get Paid

The STE secure payment system means you never have to deal with money directly. Guests are charged before arrival and you are paid automatically after checking in, minus a 3% service fee. You can be paid via PayPal, direct deposit, international money wire, as well as other options.

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Safety on STE

In the rare event of accidental damage, the property of every STE host is covered up to a million dollars. It's peace of mind at no extra charge.

In the rare event of accidental damage, the property of every STE host is covered up to a million dollars. It's peace of mind at no extra charge.

In the rare event of accidental damage, the property of every STE host is covered up to a million dollars. It's peace of mind at no extra charge.

Frequently asked questions

Getting Started

You can learn about local laws and rules and get advice on hosting responsibly in STE’s online Help Center.
It’s easy to become an STE host in most areas, and it’s always free to create a listing. Entire apartments and homes, private rooms, treehouses, and castles are just a few of the properties hosts have shared on STE. For more details on what’s expected of hosts, check out STE’s community standards, which revolve around safety, security, and reliability, and hospitality standards, which help hosts earn great guest reviews.
STE verifies some information about guests and hosts to help make our community a safer place for everyone. That includes requiring a profile photo, confirmed phone number, and confirmed email address. As a host, for added security, you can also ask potential guests to provide an official ID and complete STE’s Verified ID process.

Earnings

What you charge is always up to you, but we do provide tips to help make your space more competitive. When you create a listing on STE, we suggest a price for your property based on your location and other factors. You can set nightly, weekly, and/or monthly rates. Our Smart Pricing tool can help you get the most from your STE.
All payments are processed securely through STE’s online payment system. Guests are charged when a reservation is made, and hosts are paid 24 hours after check-in. How you’re paid is up to you: You can set up direct deposit, PayPal, or a number of other options.
Accidents are rare on STE, but just in case, we’ve got your back. Our Host Guarantee provides up to $2,00,00,000 of coverage in case property damage occurs, and our Host Protection Insurance provides liability coverage for up to $2,00,00,000, for every listing. We also offer 24/7 host support—because your peace of mind is priceless.

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