AirBnb host accused of having ‘control issues’ after posting dozens of rules all over guest’s room

AirBnb host accused of having ‘control issues’ after posting dozens of rules all over guest’s room

Checking into an Airbnb for the first time is always an odd experience as you are never entirely sure what the host is going to be like and what rules they expect of their guests.

Well, one woman’s stay at an Airbnb has gone viral on TikTok and sparked many talking points as her host was intent on making the very specific rules of the accommodation very obvious for everyone who was staying there.

@authentiffany_ shared a video last week, that has already been viewed more than one million times, of a room that she recently stayed in that had a “few controlling quirks.”

In the one minute video, Tiffany shows the camera the numerous signs that are around the room – written in thick marker pens – telling the guest what they should and shouldn’t do with the various items such as cups, storage boxes and even a diagram of the television remote.

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One highlight of the video sees Tiffany inform viewers that the host wrote her a note saying that she had used the wrong glass to drink out of and that the glass was actually for her toothbrush.

There is even a note written on the mirror next to the shower informing guests which way they should pull the shower curtain.

People who have viewed Tiffany’s video couldn’t decided whether they approved of the notes or found them overbearing.

“As an Airbnb owner, I support the TV remote diagram,” one user said. “The amount of times we get called about that.”

Another person jokingly wrote: “The next guest will have a sign that says do not record Tik Toks during your stay.”

“It’s so stressful to stay there,” another person wrote.

“Passive-aggressive income,” a fourth joked.

In a follow-up video, Tiffany clarified that she was only renting a room in the person’s house and not the entire building and that it was a last-minute booking even though some of the reviews did comment that the host was a “very detailed person.”

Attempting to bring to an end some of the division in her comments, Tiffany added: “People are the way that they are, we don’t all work together that well and that’s perfectly fine and there is nothing wrong with her being that way. If you stay in a place like that and you don’t feel comfortable you are welcome to leave but there’s no use for hating someone for being that way.”

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