Setting up a listing's house rules

You can set up a listing's house rules in Guesty, such as "Is smoking allowed?" and "Are pets allowed?" to help set expectations with potential guests.


Before you begin

  • Vrbo
    Only the first 150 characters of a listing's house rules will sync with Vrbo.
  • Airbnb
    House Rules content must follow the Airbnb content policy

Follow the instructions below to set up a listing's house rules.

Pro users Lite users

Step by step:

  1. Sign in to your Guesty account.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click the mode selector and select Operations mode.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. Select the relevant listing. For a multi-unit, edit the main settings and the house rules will update in the sub-units automatically.
  5. In the menu to the left, click Pricing & Policies.
  6. From the drop-down, select Reservation policies.
  7. Scroll down to the "House rules" section.
  8. To the right of "House rules", click Edit.
  9. Turn the toggles on or off as needed.
  10. In the top-right corner of the page, click Save


Which booking channels do House Rules sync with?

Make your choice by switching the below toggle on or off.

The following booking channels will be synced with your selection:





Rentals United

Suitable for children (2-12 years)


Suitable for infants (under 2 years)

Allow pets

(Pets can stay for free)

Allow pets

(Charges may apply)

Read more here

Read more here

Allow smoking

Allow parties or events

Quiet time      


Airbnb exceptions

If the toggle for "The property is suitable for infants and/or children" is switched off,  an "Explain why" field will pop up. This additional field syncs with Airbnb only.

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