The best Booking Engine for your Hostel

Guests want to book your Hostel direct, so let's make it easy. Start taking direct bookings and secure payments on your website with Tashi.

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The best Booking Engine for your Hostel
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Tashi is trusted by Hostels around the world

Hostels across the world use Tashi every day to grow their business.

Grow your Hostel's direct bookings

Over 50% of guests that find you on a booking site (e.g. Tripadvisor) will also check your website before booking your hostel.

  • You'll convert those lookers into bookers with an online booking engine that lets them book direct. Avoid high agent commissions.
  • Guests can also enquire to confirm availability if you can't offer instant bookings.
  • Enforce minimum stays periods or group sizes and restrict dates at your hostel as needed.

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Get paid online, hassle-free

We're partnered with the world's leading payment gateways so that your hostel can get paid online.

  • Choose from our 7+ payment gateway partners. We'll help you get set up with one-on-one support.
  • Take deposits, payments in advance and enforce your hostel's cancellation policies to minimize your hostel's loss from last-minute cancellations.
  • Payments are safe and your guest's data is protected with our secure technology.

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Easy website integration

Creating and installing your hostel booking engine is easy. We'll help you install it with our one-on-one support and you can personalize it to your hostel's brand so that it fits right in.

  • Customize the font and colors of your booking engine to match your hostel's website.
  • Your guests can book your hostel directly without leaving your website. You'll provide a seamless experience.
  • The booking engine comes auto-installed when you use our Website Builder.

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Flexible rate plans

You can customize your hostel's rate plans to suit your business and we support all currencies.

  • You can use seasonal pricing, extended stay discounts, early-bird and last-minute deals to motivate guests and maximize revenue.
  • Offer different hostel pricing depending on the guest type. Custom pricing for adults, children or pensioners.
  • You can have multiple rate plans for different sales channels. Customize your hostel's rates for your direct bookings, agents and others.

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Sell add-ons in your checkout

As well as your main products, you'll be able to offer extra products and services in your check out.

  • You can maximize your hostel's revenue by offering personalized upsells as part of the checkout.
  • Sell welcome gifts, tours, and activities to your guests.
  • You'll have total flexibility to offer whatever extra products and services you want in the checkout.

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Use promotions and coupons to boost bookings

Run promotion campaigns and let guests use their coupons in your checkout to drive more direct bookings for your hostel.

  • Promote repeat bookings, referrals and run special marketing campaigns and promotions.
  • You're in control with advanced coupon rules. Set date-based offers, min/max usage and stay periods.
  • Create campaign-specific coupons to track your hostel's marketing return on investment (ROI).

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Hostel Booking Engine? cross interface icon

A Hostel Booking Engine is an application on your Hostel's website that lets you accept commission-free direct online reservations and payments.

A Hostel Booking Engine can be embedded into your website, and it will pass all booking, guest and payment information through to your Property Management System (PMS).

You can easily install your Hostel Booking Engine by generating your personal website code from your Tashi account. If you're not sure how to do so, we're happy to help.

The main benefit of a Hostel Booking Engine is that it enables you to get direct bookings. However, with the right Hostel Booking Engine you'll also:

  • Track your Google Ads and Facebook Ad conversion metrics
  • Increase your Hostel's website booking conversions and improve the guest booking experience
  • Increase your Hostel's revenue by selling Extra add-ons, products and services as part of the Booking process
  • Save staff admin time through increased automation
  • Get the right data so you can make better decisions for your Hostel.

Yes! - COVID has changed traveler's expectations when it comes to booking and paying for things online. They're used to buying their clothes, groceries and also travel online.

If you want to compete against your competitors, you'll need to offer the features that good Hostel Booking Engine provides

You need a Hostel Booking Engine because it will enable you to offer:

  • 24/7 booking availability for your hostel
  • Live availability and prices for your hostel
  • Seamless online booking experiences that's mobile-friendly
  • Coupon use as part of the checkout
  • Extra add-ons, products and services in the checkout
  • Online payments processing for your hostel
  • Automatic confirmation guest notifications

Yes! Tashi's Hostel Management System has a Booking Engine automatically built-in so that you can get more direct bookings and payments. You can offer flexible rate plans, sell add-ons in your checkout, and use coupons to boost bookings.

You can use Hostel Booking Engine on your own website by easily adding our Direct Bookings Widget or through our integrated Hostel Website Builder.

Yes! You can easily embed our Hostel Booking Engine on any website.

You can create your personal Hostel Booking Engine widget code in Tashi and install it on any website. It works with WordPress, Joomla, SquareSpace, Wix or any custom website.

If you're not sure how to install it, you can send instructions to your developer from Tashi, or we're delighted to install it for your Hostel. Just ask!

Yes! We integrate with the world's leading online payment gateways so that your Hostel can get paid online, hassle-free.

Check out Integrations page for the full list of our Payment partners.

Your availability and rates will be synced between your Hostel Booking Engine and the online sales channels (OTAs) connected to your Hostel's Channel Manager.

You can choose to display different rates between your Hostel Booking Engine and the OTAs connected to your Hostel's Channel Manager, or you can keep the prices the same.

You're always in control with Tashi's Channel Manager and Booking Engine.

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