The Airbnb Keyword Search is gone.
Airbnb wants people to view more properties which is good for analytics and good for generating serendipitous sales because people get incentivised with different locations rather than solely relying on features.
Security and/or privacy could have been a concern as well. If the free text search allowed people to easily identify homes of, say, tenants that aren’t supposed to be AirBnb-ing or to identify homes that have valuable art.
But if you’re interested in a property with specific features, there are some ways to work around it:
The Google Keyword Search alternative – use Google the smart way:
For example when we searched for “dog friendly Airbnb in London”, Google gave us some good suggestions:
By combining your desired keyword + Airbnb + location you’ll often find listings that match your criteria.
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