Book a home away from home

Aug 05, 2014, 10:28 IST | Hassan M Kamal

If you're looking for a home stay while on vacation or wish to earn some extra money by renting out a spare room, apartment, cottage or holiday home, log on to

If you are bored of hotels and their services and looking for a home away from home during one of your outstation trips, you would love the stay-home offers at Launched two years ago, is a Mumbai-based online service that offers homely stay options at affordable costs to backpackers as well as families all over India.

Whether you’re heading to Kulu-Manali, Jaipur or any other holiday destination, or visiting friends in one of the metros, has got something for everyone — homestays, service apartments, private rooms, bungalows; the options are limitless. The rates are affordable, with prices starting as low as Rs 1,200 for a one-bedroom flat for two in Goa to a heritage home stay in Jaipur for Rs 2,800, or a serviced apartment for four in Worli, for Rs 9,500.

But that’s not all. You can also earn some extra money renting out a spare room, apartment, cottage or holiday home by listing it for free on their website. And guess what, you can choose the rates as well.

Though, we have not tested their services as of yet, but overall, it seems like a great option to have around, especially if you find hotels too boring, and are looking for a homestay away from home.

NOTE: All prices mentioned in the story are subject to change.

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