Host an activist in your hometown


Open your home to a visiting activist in your city. All you need is a floor and an open door!

Host an activist in your hometown


Open your home to a visiting activist in your city. All you need is a floor and an open door!

Why should I become a host?

COP26 host Andy with his three guests, Glasgow, 2021

Support climate action by housing activists overnight

Not only will you be supporting the climate movement’s remarkable efforts, but housing a guest can reduce accommodation emissions by more than 80% and energy usage by more than 70%* compared to a hotel stay.

COP15 guest with her hosts, Copenhagen 2009

Ensure that all voices are heard

Accommodation costs can exclude people from being able to participate in actions and mobilisations.

Make sure that everyone has a chance to make their voices heard by providing free or low-cost accommodation for those who really need it.

Flick – activist and local host in Glasgow 2021.

Be human, not a hotel

We hope hosts will be natural, respectful and authentic to themselves and to their guests. There’s absolutely no pressure for you to act like a hotel. Basic comfort and basic kindness. A sofa or mattress on the floor is great.

Meet remarkable people and connect with the movement.

Ensure that all voices are heard

Accommodation costs can exclude people from being able to participate in actions and mobilisations.

Make sure that everyone has a chance to make their voices heard by providing free or low-cost accommodation for those who really need it.

COP15 guest with her hosts, Copenhagen 2009

Be human, not a hotel

We hope hosts will be natural, respectful and authentic to themselves and to their guests. There’s absolutely no pressure for you to act like a hotel. Basic comfort and basic kindness. A sofa or matress on the floor is great.

Meet remarkable people and connect with the movement.

Flick – activist and local host in Glasgow.

How does it work?

01

Share

space in your home with overnight guests by creating your host profile on  Climate.humanhotel.org 

02

Receive

messages and booking requests from fellow climate justice fighters who would like to stay with you.

You’re free to accept or decline any request.

03

Host

like-hearted climate defenders in your home and be part of the movement.

You’ll only host guests who you have spoken to and approved.

House guests in your space

All spaces are welcome on the Climate Homestay Network, from crash spaces and sofas to entire homes.

Shared Room


A shared room could be a living room with a sofa, or anywhere with a few beds or mattresses in the same room.
Guests use your bathroom and kitchen.

Price Guide:
£0 – £10
per night for one guest

Private Room


A private room would be a spare bedroom, or anywhere that your guest can close the door and have total privacy.
Guests use your bathroom and kitchen.

Price Guide:
£0 – £20
per night for one guest

Entire Home


You leave your home entirely to your guests, your entire home is theirs privately, without you being present.





Price Guide:
£0 – £30
per night for one guest

FAQs

Find answers to some of the more frequent questions about hosting here and in our customer support area. 

Can I host guests for free?

Yes you can. It’s very important that people from all backgrounds and income levels can participate in the community.

As a host, you might be living under certain subletting restrictions that prohibit you from hosting paying guests, even for short term accommodation. If that’s the case, you can host for free as well. 

To help support Coalition efforts and future mobilisations, guests will be chargeda tiny fee of less than £1 per night. This card transaction also enables us to verify their identity to keep you safe.

How much should I charge overnight guests?

The Climate Homestay Network is about people, not profit. Though, we recognise that hosting overnight guests comes with extra costs for you. We’ve prepared a Fair Pricing Guide to help you.

Will I get to choose who stays in my house as a guest?

Absolutely, guests find host spaces that they want to book, and then hosts are able to view this booking request (including the guest’s profile) and decide whether to accept or not. You’ll also be able to chat privately with the guest before accepting, using the message function on the site.

What are the terms and conditions?

We keep things simple and straightforward for our guests and hosts. Read further our full Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

How does it work during Covid-19?

You can read our Covid-19 policies here.

What are the trust & safety initiatives?

You can read about our Host Trust Guarantee initiative here.

How do I start hosting?

You can start hosting by joining the Climate Homestay Network, uploading and publishing your host space on our platform.

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY

Andy Cakebread / Ruth Davey / Helena Smith / Juan Hein / Daria Shevtsova / Saph