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Home-sharing at reasonable prices

We’re big fans of home-sharing and dedicated to offering quality rooms at reasonable and wallet-friendly prices, and to allowing hosts to rent out their spare rooms on our global marketplace.

The Homestay Story

Founded in 2013 by travel industry veterans Tom Kennedy ( co-founder) and Debbie Flynn (Irish Education Partners & A Star Hostels Group), with a vision of taking an offline industry online and making homestays and private room rental a popular accommodation choice. now offers guests a selection of over 63,000 rooms in over 176 countries.

About Debbie

Debbie has over 30 years of experience in the international education business, and advises emerging entrepreneurs, providing expertise and support in business development and management. As a basketball coach of 30+ years, Debbie draws on the principles of sport, teamwork and leadership in business management and mentoring. She has a wealth of travel industry expertise and connections. Founder of the company and an expert in the education travel business, Debbie is passionate about the Homestay accommodation sector.

Average Price Per Night:
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“Homestays are unique in providing an opportunity for people to embed themselves in a truly cultural host experience.”


Top Floor, 77 Camden Street Lower, D02 XE80, Dublin 2, Ireland

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A simple bedroom with a night table, lamp and chair, and a beach-themed gallery wall.
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