About Lodgify

Lodify is a hotel and hospitality management system that allows users to create custom vacation rental web design. The Lodgify website is available to rental owners in a variety of industries including bed & breakfast innkeepers and vacation rental managers.

Users can choose from a variety of website templates that are mobile-friendly and customizable. The “Book Now” feature enables owners to accept online bookings and credit card payment from one dashboard. The channel manager allows users to keep calendar availability, photos, and information in sync with other listings sites including AirBnB, Booking.com, and Homeaway. The reservation system receives all inquiries in one inbox, allowing the user to manage requests and bookings from one...


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Supported Operating System(s):

Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

304 Reviews of Lodgify

Average User Ratings

Overall

4.34 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

4.5

Value for money

4.5

Customer support

4.5

Functionality

4.0

Ratings Snapshot

5 stars

(170)

170

4 stars

(95)

95

3 stars

(21)

21

2 stars

(7)

7

1 stars

(11)

11

Likelihood to Recommend

Not likely

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January 2018

Deanna from Quinn's Vacation Homes

Verified Reviewer

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

January 2018

A game changer for vacation rentals

Pros

Relatively simple to use. I was able to set up my site and reservation system in less than a week. Site works extremely well on mobile devices (which is huge). I am starting to get a lot of direct online bookings which is amazing. The customer service is very good - I have asked several detailed how-to questions. In one case, I wanted to do something that is not part of the Lodgify product. The service rep researched other ways to accomplish the task and integrate into my site. She sent me detailed instructions and even links to assist me. Not many companies will take the time to do that! Finally, the workflow aspect of the reservation system is a huge time saver. It is so nice to be able to set up automatic payment reminders, send rental agreements and canned emails automatically! Gives me time to worry about running my business and expanding the website instead of doing all the manual processes associated with bookings.

Cons

Some of the widgets are a little restrictive. I have managed to work around most of them. My only other complaint is that if you respond to an inquiry with a quote, the system automatically blocks the dates with a tentative booking. I sync my HomeAway, VRBO etc calendars with my Lodgify calendar, so the tentative block causes those calendars to show unavailable. In this business, the conversion rate on inquiries is not high enough to block dates simply because someone sent an inquiry.

Response from Lodgify

Replied January 2018

Hi Deanna, thank you for reviewing your Lodgify experience. We're happy to hear how quickly and easily you were able to get your website up and running. It's a very positive sign you are already achieving direct bookings on your website, we hope this continues to make up an even larger portion of your reservations this year! We're glad our agents were able to go above and beyond to help you find the solution to your query. We look forward to seeing you expand your website throughout 2018! Regarding the tentative booking on inquiries, we have recently updated our system and now, inside your policy settings, you can decide the quote expiry time. The default is one week, but you can change this to suit your properties. If the guest does not accept the quote within this time frame, your calendar will automatically be re-opened. For further details on this matter, please get in touch with your support agent. Have a great booking-filled year! The Lodgify Team

January 2021

Frank from Ferienhaus La Marisol

Company Size: 1 employee

Industry: Recreational Facilities and Services

Time Used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

January 2021

Super Allround-Lösung zur Selbstvermarktung unseres Ferienhauses

Der Support hat mich bislang positiv überrascht. Dieser ist zwar an der Hotline nur auf Englisch aber dafür sehr ausdauernd und geduldig. Schriftliche Anfragen werden gerne auch in Deutsch beantwortet. Insgesamt bin ich bislang sehr zufrieden.

Pros

Lodgify umfasst (fast) alles, was ich mir für die Vermarktung gewünscht habe. Es vereint den Website-Baukasten, es administriert die Website-Domain, es bietet umfassende Möglichkeiten zur Verwaltung und Abrechnung von Ferienimmobilien. Ich selbst verwalte damit nur 1 Haus, allerdings lassen sich auch problemlos mehrere Immobilien anbinden. Super einfach ist auch das Erstellen mehrsprachiger Webseiten. Auch hier gibt es noch etwas Luft nach oben, indem man z.B. die Inhalte der Webseiten auch per Auswahl übersetzen ließe. Habe ich über die STandard-Objektseien hinaus eigene Webseiten entworfen, so muß ich diese derzeit mit einem externen Übersetzungsprogramm übersetzen und in der Zielsprache per drag & drop einfügen. Die Seitenstruktur wird aber in allen Sprachen übernommen und auch die Seitentitel werden automatisch übersetzt. Das Übersetzen im Programm geht bislang nur bei den Standard-Seiten, die die unmittelbare Objektverwaltung administrieren.

Cons

Insgesamt bin ich sehr zufrieden mit meiner Entscheidung für Lodgify! Ich sehe in wenigen Punkten Verbesserungsmöglichkeiten, z.B.: - die Seite zur Emailkommunikation mit den Gästen könnte übersichtlicher sein - ich würde mir wünschen, dass der Professional-Zugang schon die Gäste-App enthält. Ich bin mir noch unsicher, ob sich der Aufpreis für die Ultimate-Version für mich lohnt - die Kalender-Darstellung könnte farbiger oder prägnanter schwarz-weiß-grau sein, insgesamt ist Webseite "Verfügbarkeit" ausbaubar. So wäre es schick, wenn man gleich von dort ausgehend einen Zeitraum markieren und für eine Buchungsanfrage aussuchen könnte - die Cookie-Policy im Webseite-Baukasten bedürfte eines Updates, so daß man zwischen notwendigen Cookies und Komfort-Cookies wählen kann. Wishlist: - 360°-Rundgänge in Verbindung mit Grundrissen anwenderfreundlich als widget im Baukasten integrieren (ich weiß es gibt schon Möglichkeiten z.B. über google)

Reasons for Choosing Lodgify

Der Preis ist höher als bei Smoobu aber die Funktionen sind einfach umfangreicher. Insbesondere der Webseiten-Baukasten hat wesentlich mehr Individualisierungsmöglichkeiten. Das gab den Ausschlag für meine Entscheidung.

Response from Lodgify

Replied February 2021

Hi Frank, thank you for taking the time to review your experience with Lodgify! We're so pleased to hear you had such an easy time building your website. We're also thrilled to know you are happy with our software and our Support team. We have shared your suggestions and wishes with the rest of the team and will continue to improve our product. Best wishes, The Lodgify Team

February 2020

Chris from NBV

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Leisure, Travel & Tourism

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

1.0

Value for money

1.0

Customer support

1.0

Functionality

1.0

February 2020

Terrible company

Initially (years ago) was good customer service/account managers. Now its possibly the worst company ive had to deal with. Completely arrogant, not interested and focused on profits not the product/experience. Ask for help and expect to be told that they will be increasing the price.. contact senior management and expect your emails to be read and ignored. Dont get sucked in... plenty of better alternatives! We switched our properties to Tokeet and it is allot cheaper, has more features and amazing customer support. I doubt Lodgify will survive long with their attitude towards their clients.

Pros

Reservation system is okay but does not help if they provide a terrible website that does not convert

Cons

Customer service is horrible! Greedy company only care about increasing their profits (years ago this was not the case) they seem to think and act like they are a large corporation now and dont need to help you.

Reasons for Choosing Lodgify

It was a fair price and had good support (4 years ago)

Reasons for Switching to Lodgify

Tokeet is a far superior product and offers a far superior support and allot cheaper! Its a no brainer to leave Lodgify and goto Tokeet.

Response from Lodgify

Replied February 2020

Hey Chris, we're sorry to hear you had such a frustrating experience, but we really appreciate you bringing this issue to our attention. We set a high standard for ourselves, and we're sorry that your experience at Lodgify didn't quite match your expectations. We're currently experiencing a higher volume of requests than usual but I can assure you that we're doing our best to get back on track and will always respond between 24-48h. We'd like the opportunity to investigate your feedback further. Please reach out to me at your leisure so we can make it right: help@lodgify.com.

January 2021

Zviad from Bluvista Vacation Rentals

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Real Estate

Time Used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

January 2021

Lodgify Review

When I was searching for the software for our business, just like you are doing now, I did the same research and read some reviews here on this platform, and gave it a try, and to be honest, made the best decision by doing that. Because not only I got my self a great deal( subscribed for 50 properties) cost wise, at the same time I got the product that I am extremely happy about, very functional, and gives me all the tools my business needs. Within a month we had a bookable website, and channel management( airbnb, vrbo, expedia booking). It also gives you a feature of i-cal, where you can integrate your listings with the rest of the booking platforms. Wish they open USA support center for quicker replies.

Pros

For starters it comes with free bookable website, with all the basic functions in order to be able to run rentals and business overall is a great feature they provide. Easy and detailed instructions and very quick implementation process. Also the CRM, multi channel management, owner portal, integrated SEO options to name the few, are very helpful and essential and they provide that all plus much more.

Cons

We are within our 3rd month of working with this software and highly recommend to starters or anyone who runs properties on multiple channels. So far so good, and can't really find anything that I am not happy about, except for, our business is located in USA and dates are in Euro mode, but its manageable. Customer service is reachable only via email, and because of the time difference might take few hours for them to respond. They always do respond and fix everything and addressed all the issues we had so far. It is probably due to he fact that they do not have representation in USA which I recommend them to do. But has not been a huge factor for us at all.

Reasons for Choosing Lodgify

Price, how fast it was integrated, free bookable website

Response from Lodgify

Replied February 2021

Hey Zviad, thanks for your kind feedback about our software and our team! We are so thrilled to hear that your business is already benefitting from our product. We have taken note of your suggestions. All the best, the Lodgify Team

August 2019

Joel from Auberge du changement d'ère

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Hospitality

Time Used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

3.0

August 2019

Jump into online hotel management operation with confidence using Lodgify

Lodgify is our first hotel management system and we are VERY satisfied by our choice. We quickly saw a big increase in direct booking and our custommers love it. As a new business, we decided to use Lodgify website functionalities. It is basic but powerful enough for small hotel or vacation rentals operators. It contains everything you need to bring your business into online booking world and quickly optimize your sales. Sync with Airbnb is very efficient. Thanks to the very responsive and skilled support team ! Unfortunately as our business continue to grows, lack of reporting functionalities will be more and more constraining and it could force our company to change in 2-3 years if no improovement happens on that side.

Pros

- For small operators, this software contains all you need for a first jump into online hotel management system. - Very good and responsive support team. Employees are skilled not puppets like. - Fair prices. No hack here ! - Good support in french for french speeking owner like I am. - Clean interface for both customers and administrators - Quick learning curve.

Cons

- Lack of professional reporting functionalities. They propose you to use Zapier automation without saying that It will cost you a Zapier suscription to use reporting and accounting functions with accuracy and proper booking updates when changes occurs. - No transparency over upcomming features and software version.

Reasons for Choosing Lodgify

Some other OHMS contains a lot of extra fees and frustrating limitations. Lodgify is simple yet powerful. They gives a really worthy software. They dont want to cheat you like many US based web company today !