First of all, we would have a call to introduce ourselves and ask a few questions about the basics of your property.

If the call is positive, we will send round a Home Critic to test your property against 32 criteria. 

Our criteria looks at;

  • The sleepOnly homes with great mattresses, bedding and relatively low noise levels are accepted
  • The living room: Only living rooms you would love to spend an evening lounging in or socialising with friends are accepted
  • The locationWe accept spaces only in the best neighbourhoods
  • The local restaurants, bars and delisAll homes must have amazing eateries within a 10 minute walk
  • The designAll homes must create joy through design
  • The toiletriesAll homes must have luxurious toiletries and towels
  • The bathrooms: All bathrooms must have proper shower pressure and/or pampering baths as a Beautifully designed
  • The recommendationsAll hosts must be semi-foodies and totally plugged into their own neighbourhood
  • The kitchen: All kitchens must have utensils, pots, oils, teas and coffees as a minimum
  • The service: Hosts must be empathetic, caring and service oriented
  • The experienceAll hosts are vetted for their ability to recommend activities you will never forget
  • The valueWe aren’t interested in overpriced luxury. We look for great value
  • The WiFiAlways tested for speed and reliability
  • The SafetyAccepting only properties in safe streets, with fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors as a minimum
  • The Super Powers: If all that wasn't enough, all of our homes must have at least three super powers. This could be anything from underfloor heating and a fireplace to a roof top terrace with a hot tub


That is what The Plum Guide is all about.

You can think of us as the Michelin Guide of the sharing economy.