von 365villas.com4.7/5 124 Bewertungen
Bewertet am 14.12.2017
A product easy to use and complete, an important support for the growth of our company
Kommentare: It has greatly reduced our management work with the syncing tools across multi properties and has improved the quality of the service we offer especially with the availability calendar easily embedded in our webpage
Vorteile: 365villas has fully responded to our needs of management of several properties with different characteristics and in different locations. It is flexible and simple to use, combined with its ability to synchronise each property with the most important channels in the market, either individually with the iCal technology or in bulk, using an accessory service that can be integrated at an additional reasonable cost. The quality of Customer Support is excellent, with an available and competent staff. A special thanks goes to Giorgio, who has followed us from the beginning and who has also welcomed our requests for the development of some specific software features, subsequently implemented promptly by his colleagues. In addition to an excellent product, 365villas staff has the capacity and dynamism needed to respond promptly to the continuous and increasing demands of the sector. Which leaves us satisfied and confident, also considering the possibility for future development of our company. I have no doubt to recommend the product.
Nachteile: We believe that the optional channel manager service offered by a 365villas partner, which allows linking the properties with the desired channels in bulk could offer more flexible payment terms. At least for us, in Mozambique where a payment of one year in advance is requested; which was, however, under our request, kindly converted into two half-yearly payments and strangely enough no credit cards are accepted by the service provider, so that an expensive EFT shall be done instead.
Bewertet am 6.12.2019
Bookings Processing and Confirmation
I have been using the software now going into my fourth year.
Whenever I have been unsure of anything, it has been easy to seek training, either from my own team or through 365 Villas.
There has been continual improvement of the interface and functionality is always added to make my job easier.
Vorteile: The booking entry system is very easy to learn, understand and to use. The training given to me was simple due to the clean and clear navigability of the interface. The booking system and template management is multilingual and because we are dealing with clients from many different countries it makes the output much clearer for the client even if the user does not understand the language. There is also a multi currency feature which is very important to us, this is always accurate and easy to use. Clients details are stored in the database, so it makes it much quicker to send a confirmation to the repeat clients, as their information is pre-populated on booking entry when you type their name. When processing a booking it is easy to add ad hoc services. If services are used regularly it is also very simple to store this data for quick selection whilst adding the booking. Amending bookings is very quick and accurate, the amendments can then be either sent to the client or not, which is a very good feature. Attachments can be pre-uploaded and send to the client on the booking confirmation. The booking confirmation template is easily amendable, which is especially useful when you want to send the client some specific comments.
Nachteile: If any problems occur, such as with the multi currency calculation, the software has always been reprogrammed by the 365 Villas team very quickly. Wherever there is room for improvement on the booking entry screens in terms of layout the 365 Villas team has always worked with us to make constructive changes. There are very few areas of criticism and perhaps this is not even worth mentioning, but the units field on the services dropdown is set to maximum of 30 and very occasionally it would be useful, if we could select more units. One other area, where perhaps an improvement could be made is the management of adults, children and infants, whereby there is separate field for infants. On the booking confirmation the adults and children are not differentiated, for example 2 adults and 1 child will display as 3 people. It would be very helpful to break this down into adults and children (and infants). However, these kinds of improvements are always possible and the team at 365 Villas are always proactive in working with us on such issues.
Bewertet am 29.10.2019
365villas Fits Like A Glove. Look no further.
Kommentare: We are an owner-operated portfolio of branded properties. Prior to selecting 365villas, we expected to triple our growth in 2020. We will far exceed these growth goals. 365villas is strategically and operationally foundational to our growth strategy. We are now planning to acquire 2 to 3x more properties over the business goals for 2020.
I typically do write reviews. They earned this excellent review.
On a scale of 0-10 stars.
1. The People at 365. 12 stars.
2. Intuitive ease of use. 12 stars.
3. Functionality. 9.5 stars.
4. API Integration. 13 stars.
5. 3rd Party Partners. 12 stars. My wife and I knew nothing about on-boarding an enterprise software system. I barely use MS Office. We dove in and started learning.
Put the time in.
Don't gloss over anything.
Learn it in the order they direct you to learn it. Don't skip ahead.
Decide to be a power user. Every day we reach a new milestone.
Every day our business gets smarter.
Easier to operate.
We were closing bookings a week I believe.
This was less than 15 days ago.
We are not power users...yet.
However... at every daily milestone we get so excited thinking we might be. Haha.
To articulate what I like least about the 365villas would not be of value to your purchase decision.
They are tiny nits.
Bewertet am 19.3.2019
industrie's leading software - A nightmare
Kommentare: It was a nightmare. Nearly every time we received a new deadline when our website should work properly. Deadlines were displaced without clear communications to the customer. Although their product without multilanguage functionality was useless for us and it was definitely not our fault that it was not working, we were supposed to pay nearly the full amount. I have spoken with other customers that are having same problems and these guys are still calling their selves as world's leading solution in that market... That's ridiculous
- Some employees really tried to help us.
- Sales presentation is really good
- their software especially the WordPress website is not ready to be sold as a product that is working properly.
- the WordPress theme is full of bugs
- the multilanguage function is not working
- most of the time I was writing translations and bug lists
- communication with the team was not working. Waiting for feedback for more than a week although there were a lot of problems with our project
- always delay in delivering or bug fixing
- no confession about their missing delivery of a working product
- cooperation partners like Rentals United did not work as promised
Antwort des Softwareanbieters
von 365villas.com an 21.3.2019
97.5% of our reviews are very positive.
Here is a copy of the German website Jan Kramer is supposedly so upset about: http://krame22.websites.365villas.com/de/
It's a new theme. We made clear at the start it would take time to deliver everything in German - which we did. After his trial, Mr Kramer confirmed he liked our functionality better than what he could find in Germany or his current PMS and was willing to wait.
Mr Kramer is actually upset because he signed up to Rentals United thinking they'd connect to a German channel he wanted. When this turned out otherwise, he demanded refunds from us both. This matter had nothing to do with us. Nonetheless, we still tried to help him.
Mr Kramer seems to be a start-up with little activity. He has held the threat of this review over us to try to extort a refund when none is due. We refused to bow to it. He also made many legal threats. None has materialised.
Other providers should beware before partnering with Mr Kramer.
Bewertet am 6.10.2019
Reliable and easy to use
Kommentare: It's been a very positive experience using 365villas for the last three years. We started off managing just two properties and have expanded to now have 19. Our individual owners all seem happy with the clarity and accuracy of the monthly reporting and, as holiday home managers, we are confident that the software will still be a good fit for us as we continue to grow.
Vorteile: I really like the booking calendar and guest information interface that is easy to use and visual from all devices when I'm away from the office. From a financial control point of view, it's great to be able to open up a guest's profile and see all the expenses and details in one place, plus be able to add guest and owner charges in a clear and logical way. Great that you can also set up default expenses to appear automatically without having to manually add them each time. Lots of time-saving options with this software that has been carefully designed.
Nachteile: My least favourite part of the software is the way it generates an owner statement without the name of the property on it. This may not be an issue for users with one or two houses, but we manage close to 20 properties and it takes extra time for us to rename each downloaded file.
Bewertet am 16.9.2019
Short term Vacation Rental Property Management Software Solution
Kommentare: Bottom line - We have about 9 months experience with the team and product. While the learning curve has been significant, I wouldn't change my decision to go with 365Villas. Modular and scalable pricing of a full functionality product like this is rare. Your not going to find something better if your business is young, small but is going to grow. A key learning - While I'm a computer and software expert, my partners are not. The business and product is complex so there is a need for a product subject matter expert. That's me. Don't make the mistake of not having/growing one of your own.
Vorteile: Maybe the most important thing I can provide a reader are my credentials - I'm a EE/CS and Harvard Business School grad with 30 years of experience as VP of Engineering of both small and large Silicon Valley Computer companies. I have spent the last 10 years developing software on my own, aka writing my own code. Managing a family owned Vacation Rental Property business is my third career. Pluses - the product is quite modular and the only product in the market place that is priced that way. This is not an easy thing to do as a developer, so I'm impressed to start off. This modularity allows a small family firm like ours to add features as we develop the skills to make use of them, aka we don't pay for things we don't use until we are ready. As a developer myself, I've come to know the support group. They have been exceptional. Product Quality is very good and getting better as feedback from users like me helps improve the product. Breadth of Functionality - The developers are regularly introducing features that continue to flesh out the functionality of the product.
Nachteile: Training materials - there is quite a bit of written and hands-on training material available, but the learning curve is still quite steep. Having an exceptional and responsive Support team has been instrumental in supplementing the available materials as we learn. No Mobile version. You have to use a computer. It is my understanding that the introduction of a mobile client is imminent. Responding to Guests in a timely fashion is a key part about this business. One is not always in front of ones computer.
Bewertet am 3.9.2019
Excellent vacation rental software!
Kommentare: We work with 365Villas every day, allowing us an outstanding connection with Aribnb, Bookingcom, HomeAway and many other OTA's and channel manager. Extremely easy to use with different business models and accounts. A full vacation rental business manager in one place. From business website with all properties and details, project manager software, customer relationship management: external and internal bookings, housekeeping, check in, up-sales, marketing, payments, refunds and other. This software has improved over the time with our feedback and observations, is gratifying how 365 Villas team takes into consideration our user experiences and observations making our business better. It's a highly recommended tool for hoteliers, vacation rental host, serviced apartments, property managers and hostels.
- Easy to use
- Excellent connections with the OTA's and website
- Every update and software improvement make your day to day business easy to manage
- Time saver during booking, cancelations, changes and other
- Excellent with payments and refund processes
- Main website and business website is user friendly
- Good communication over emails
- No mobile app available
- No support on live chat or phone
Antwort des Softwareanbieters
von 365villas.com an 6.9.2019
Thank you for the wonderful review. We are delighted to have Apad as a customer.
Just to clarify some points:
Chat support: Our team mans chat throughout business hours in all continental US and European time zones. If all members are busy, users can leave a message that will be promptly followed up on. (You may not recall, but our logs show a near-daily chat interaction with you for several weeks when you first came to our platform.)
Phone support can be scheduled and is free and unlimited to new users. Existing users can always request to schedule a call-back and we will always accommodate this whenever an email response is unlikely to suffice.
Mobile platform: Our system is 'mobile-friendly' and is widely used on mobile phones by our users. A fully purpose-built mobile responsive version of our solution is underway. We believe it will be among the first of the tier-one providers with a comprehensive platform to have such a solution for mobile.
Bewertet am 16.8.2019
Great software with fast support
Kommentare: Great company to work with with really good software. They "listen" to change requests and their support is great. Highly recommended!
Vorteile: The management of reservations and bookings is easy and fast. With all the relevant information easy accessible and manageable. The expense manager works excellent to charge property owners for any expenses.
Nachteile: Nothing really - Obviously there are items we would like added but they do take the proposals seriously and consider amendments / changes.
Antwort des Softwareanbieters
von 365villas.com an 24.9.2019
Thank you, Jaco. The reviews from you and your team are greatly appreciated and really motivating. We appreciate your business and are glad to have you as a client.
The 365villas Team
Bewertet am 11.11.2019
Excellent Software that continues to improve
Kommentare: It's a one stop shop for us - there is very little that we can't do within the system so we are very happy with it. It's hard to imagine how we coped before we had it. It's an intrinsic part of our business now.
Vorteile: 365 villas provides a full property management solution that allows us to run our holiday rental management company efficiently and effectively. In particular the automated workflow and integration with the website module really is fantastic. Furthermore the ability to integrate automated payments with Stripe to pay out to different property owners is something that no other property management system could do for us.
Nachteile: The software is not yet mobile responsive and as a result our cleaners find it difficult to use on mobile devices - but I understand the mobile version is coming this month.
Bewertet am 24.3.2019
Such an improvement
Kommentare: Short term property management is a time consuming business. Therefore any efficiency gains enable us to spend more time on marketing our houses to increase sales. 365Villas has provided us with a number of efficiency gains but still provides accuracy and valuable summary financial information for tax purposes. Their well earned professinal approach rubs off on us giving guests and owners a feeling they are being managed by competent professionals.
• Automated messaging saves a lot of time and gives guests the impression they are being treated with a personal touch and are very much on our radar.
• The accounting features minimise time spent on calculating tax amounts and provide comfort that owner expenses are all accounted for.
• P & L statements provide useful information for snapshots of expense and seasonal trends used to trim the business.
• Owner statements save so much time compared to my previous software.
• Calendar functions allow quick assessment of payment status, enable quick notes to be made and I can work out availability for each property at a glance.
• The program has many very useful tools which I use frequently such as the payment manager, bookings sheet, email templates and many more.
• There is now well located online help resources to explain how things work or what a particular feature does.
Nachteile: • There are some small flaws, such as the need for more obvious cancellation notifications, that don’t impact the overall use of the product.
Bewertet am 18.12.2018
Best Solution for Our Lodging Businesses!
Kommentare: AWESOME. Just great. Sure, a couple things could be improved, but 365 is head and shoulders above all of the competition. They have a useful, modern product and a helpful, responsive staff. We are very grateful to have found them.
Vorteile: There are so many great things about 365. I did a TON of research on different CRM options before settling on 365villas. We are a 14-unit vacation cottage business, and for us 365 was the best by far. They are a breath of fresh air. 365villas does all the things that you'd expect of a modern lodging CRM: calendar sync, online booking from your website, billing, contracts, email management and automation, promotion codes, etc. It is set up with automation and simplification in mind. Many competing companies look shiny and new on their sales website, but the feel and function of the user experience is straight out of the '90s. Not so with 365villas, which operates and feels completely modern, both for the business owner and the guest/customer. Another common pitfall that I discovered with other CRMs is that hidden fees appear only after you are well into your trial. It's common to charge fees for calendar sync or channel bookings, although these fees aren't mentioned in the sales process. Thankfully, 365villas has been completely above-board. While not cheap, it is reasonably priced and what you see is what you get. The simple channel calendar sync is included in the price. Works great for us! Most of all, I'm impressed by the people at 365villas. They respond quickly & thoughtfully to questions. They consistently show willingness to engage - and actually solve! - issues we mention. They clearly care and keep working to improve. Thank you, 365villas team!
I've heard that a QuickBooks sync and an app/better mobile experience are on the way. We are very much looking forward to both. Hopefully the sync solves our long-time (from way before 365) headache of having to manually associate income to the correct cottage within QuickBooks.
For us, two improvements would be of tremendous benefit:
I wish that there were a good way to handle group bookings! We get plenty of groups booking multiple cottages under one reservation. In the current system, a family group renting 5 cottages must sign 5 different (nearly identical) contracts, pay 5 deposits, pay 5 final payments, get 5 sets of automated emails, etc. 2.
Payment collection could improve. We typically receive bookings months in advance, so we take a deposit upfront and a final payment before arrival. 365 automates this, which is great! However, if somebody books a cottage for next Tuesday, the same deposit and first payment are still automatically charged separately. There is no way to customize the individual guest's payment schedule. Payment collection would also be hugely improved if 365 stored the guest's credit card number so that we could manually charge it upon their departure. Guests expect you to store their card and run it when they check out, as hotels do, and most guests are confused by the fact that they have to give us their credit card twice.
Bewertet am 14.6.2017
These are the people to work with!..... 365 software has helped us transform our business
We have been able to drive the business forward using this software.
Our time has been freed up to spend on other areas of our business.
The module reduces day to day administration (IN A BIG WAY!).
Our clients have never once complained or objected to any of the output or automatic emails which use clever substitution codes that create bespoke emails.
We are a company of 35 years so we know a thing or two about processing reservations.
For such a multi-faceted solution, this package is very easy to use and understand.
Bookings are quick to enter and amend, and payment tracking is highly accurate.
The user interface is clean and clear.
Properties can be managed together, or individually so the package works for larger companies as well.
Pricing, minimum stay, arrival days can be set within the season bandings and these parameters can be set for all properties or individual properties.
Correspondence (general emails as well as auto-generated emails) are tagged the corresponding booking.
The auto-generated output saves us hours (every day), and customers are kept reliably informed about the status of their booking, so our office now runs more smoothly.
The system is multilingual and multi-currency, but simple to navigate and employ (we use both, daily).
Reporting and accounting modules are accurate and useful.
There is functionality that you would never think could be useful, but in time this comes to make sense and brings more productivity.
The customer service is excellent, as and when issues may arise or if bespoke changes are required, the team are quick to act or can suggest intuitive work-arounds.
Some software update bugs can cause the odd glitch, but these are minor and are quickly fixed.
The search and booking on-line software is not multilingual (yet) although I understand this is functionality that may come in time.
Bewertet am 30.8.2016
Great software, even better service and responsiveness
Kommentare: I spent a lot of time going through various options for my small property management company, trawling through reviews and watching demos. 365villas was decided upon as the best option for me in particular for the all inclusive package available, including website, customer management/reservation system, booking platform, and importantly channel manager. The website is a Wordpress template, with the possibility to add on plug ins as required. At this stage, we have not added any plug ins as the base offering is complete and covers our needs. It is however good to have an experienced support team there to advise and further develop the site in the future. Each property has it's profile and booking form, and the recently updated photo gallery looks good and works well. The reservation system covers all bases for me at this stage, and the automated processes have already saved me a number of hours in admin time. In particular creating quotes and rental agreements is very quick and easy once the templates have been set up. The channel manager link works well, any issues here have tended to be between the channel manager and the channels themselves - the link from 365villas to Rentals United is good.
Vorteile: Ease of use, quick to set up, and clearly understandable. I am by no means a tech genius, and have easily set everything up myself with support from 365villas when required. I have asked for a number of changes and tweaks to the software to suit my needs, or to enhance existing functionalities. Each request has been quickly and efficiently responded to, and in general changes are made with little fuss. I have also requested a small number of paid development tasks, specific to my needs, which have been accepted and completed at a very reasonable cost.
Nachteile: Some non-core functionalities could be further developed, such as certain aspects of the reporting and accounting modules, but to reiterate my above point, the team is constantly working on development and open to user suggestions.
Bewertet am 28.10.2016
Glad To Be Onboard With 365
Kommentare: As a small property management company with an outdated website and a reservation system we wanted to modernize and update in order to attract more business and grow our overall business if desired. Along with a local web designer we created a new website and began an intensive search for a reservation software company. Our team of three, two of whom had experience with vacation software companies, searched for a company that would best meet our needs. After several weeks we narrowed our choice to two companies, one of which was 365 Villas. We then signed up for a 30 day trial with both companies to see how they performed side by side. We received live training and online tutorials from both companies keeping a completely open mind from the beginning. It was a lot of information to absorb especially demoing and training with two companies at the same time. In a short time it became evident to all three of us that 365 Villas was our best option. 365's integration with our own website along with the outstanding customer support and training we received from them made 365 the clear choice. In addition, cost, although not the primary concern, was more favorable with 365 and provided us with more included features at a lower annual cost. As we became more familiar and comfortable with 365's layouts and features we found a few minor details that didn't work quite as well as we had hoped. These were not critical and dealt more with visual presentation of 365 calendars on our own website than any thing technical but we decided to contact 365 anyway. We didn't expect much of a response but we immediately received a reply stating that they had looked at our website, concurred with our comments and had already requested that their designers see what they could. A day later, our requested changes had been made. 365 has given us all of the features and support we need to improve our service to our guests meanwhile simplifying and automating many of our own daily communication and bookkeeping tasks. There are many features that we have not begun to use yet but as we continue to learn, we feel that 365 will continue to provide us with all of the tools (and then some) to improve our own services. In an age where customer support and service are nonexistent, 365 has demonstrated a real interest in communicating with, responding to and in fact partnering with us to make our business better. Thank you 365!
Antwort des Softwareanbieters
von 365villas.com an 28.10.2016
We are delighted to have you as a client. We know we were competing us against Lodgix. We have a great respect for their platform. We strive to match them with comprehensive feature functionality, but surpass on ease-of-use and cost-benefit.
More generally, as you have kindly indicated, we believe servicing our clients and doing what we can to respond to their unique challenges and needs is the most important thing we can do for them; and that's what we'll continue to do for you.
We tremendously appreciate your thoughtful review and look forward to ongoing collaboration with you and Playa Breeze.
The 365 Team
Bewertet am 16.8.2019
A cut above the rest
Kommentare: We considered, and used many other solutions over the years, and 365villas truly stand out above the rest.
Vorteile: Extremely comprehensive and user friendly. Catering for all aspects of vacation rental. Ability to accommodate tailored custom features based on our specific needs i.e. complete new integration of payment gateway. Frequent enhancements to expand features and improve overall functionality. Customer orientated and great support.
Nachteile: very little not to like - all suggestions for added functionality and features are considered
Antwort des Softwareanbieters
von 365villas.com an 24.9.2019
Thank you, Frans, we enjoy working with your team and we appreciate you taking the time to leave this review.
Yes, for obvious reasons, we cannot code everything we are asked for, but we give all good ideas as much consideration as we can, and do try to act on most of them.
The 365villas Team
Bewertet am 15.2.2019
A very strong player in the marketplace
Kommentare: Our business manages vacation rental properties on behalf of property owners. 365Villas gives us a robust platform to integrate all of our operations, and works well with third-party tools that we value. It's been a tremendous boost in the organization of our company using their platform, and our guests and clients have consistently been happy with the UX they are exposed to, as well.
Vorteile: We've been working with 365V for approximately 1 year now, and have been very impressed with them from the beginning. While there were some bumps getting started, and some points that needed to be worked out between our systems and their integrations, they have since made massive upgrades and improvements in their platform, and it has been a fantastic user experience. Automated messages work very well, booking management is easy, and their integrations with powerful channel management and yield management tools work very well to dramatically improve our operations. I also appreciate that they operate on a per-property that gradually scales down, which I find is far easier to absorb into the growth of business.
Nachteile: At this point, and with their recent upgrade, we are very happy with the platform and I cannot find any specific points that I feel are any better addressed by any other provider. It could conceivably be better if some of the more robust systems (like channel management and yield management) were wholly-encompassed in the platform - rather than being third-party integrations - but having worked with another PMS prior that did have this, the way that 365Villas does it IS far more effective.
Bewertet am 21.3.2019
Great software with built in accounting
Kommentare: Great program and software that has it all and could do about anything. Highly recommended!
Vorteile: The accounting is great and helps a lot to keep track of income. Reminders and calendar settings are also clean and easy to use. Using the product for over 1 year now and very happy with it and it's functionality. Lots of tools to help with emailing, marketing, accounting etc... Pricing is also reasonable compared to others. I would definitely pick 365 based on the price and functionality compared to other programs.
Nachteile: Get a lot of error notices about calendars not syncing. If a booking is cancelled through any platform, it will not open the calendar in 365 and you need to manually cancel it to open the calendar. Booking.com is famous for high amount of cancallation so you need to really keep on top of it or else your calendars will remain closed and will prevent you from receiving any new bookings. Customer service is ok but its almost impossible speak to someone for some quick questions, their phone numbers goes straight to voicemail. You need to send an email and wait for a response. Sometimes I like to just call and get the answer right away versus wait a day for reply. They also use Rentals United as their CM (channel manager) and you have to use them if you want a CM, you don't have the option to pick your preferred CM and I personally don't like Rentals United which is why I don't use their CM. This could be the only reason I change software in the future if I decide to use CM
Bewertet am 2.11.2018
Kommentare: The program has saved us tons of time and work and has freed us up to spend more quality time with guests. The automated emails are wonderful. The system sends out payment reminders, welcome emails, emails to remind guests to rate the lodgings and to report anything that can be improved upon.
Vorteile: We are a small lodge with thirteen cabins. Before signing up with 365villas, we had to spend hours responding to inquiries and bookings with emails, rental agreements and directions. The 365villas have automatic email templates, easy to use price adjustments for seasonal differences and a separate sign in for cleaning staff to see the schedule. In addition, you can integrate the 365 villas booking system into your web calendar. If you don’t yet have a website you can easily build one using the 365villas template. Employing the 365villas system for your bookings is like going from using a typewriter to computer.
Nachteile: The program is cumbersome and time consuming to build. It also has a fairly steep learning curve for those not so co outer literate. The subscription only allows for one free virtual training session with 365villas staff. A customer mostly has to learn the system by using instructional videos. The training session generally takes place early on during the learning curve when it’s hard to know what questions to ask. A subscriber is able to ask any email questions but the staff is located in Spain so emails are not always timely due to the time difference.
Bewertet am 11.4.2017
Smart and Innovative Software System
When we were looking for a better software system to handle our small portfolio of short-stay holiday houses, each with a different owner and pricing structure, a priority was to find something that was easy to use, reliable, and clever. 365 Villas is all this and more!
The initial set-up process was unbelievably easy and straightforward. The 365 Villas system is very intuitive and adaptable and the staff are very friendly and quick to help with any questions or concerns.
Adding tariffs, seasons, special pricing, additional charges, unique commissions and booking fees is a breeze.
We love the monthly reporting feature for property owners that allows us to provide an accurate breakdown of all rent, commissions, and property related expenses. Owners can also log-in to view how their property is performing and access their running expense reports at any time.
It only took one person just a couple of days to set up our whole business on 365 Villas!! Honestly, it's so easy to use you may not need much help from the 365 Villas steam but it's great to know they are there and, although they operate in a different timezone to Western Australia, they will always get back to you with tips and advice.
The easy-to-view booking calendars are so intuitive. For example, you have the option of hovering over a shaded section of the calendar to see the guest's name or clicking on it to be taken to the guest booking itself and drill down into the booking details if needed.
We love the automated email reminders about guest arrivals and departures, as well as the ability to tailor templates for sending guest arrival emails or sending notifications to cleaners via email etc.
Most importantly, this software really works in terms of maintaining accurate booking calendars across multiple properties with multiple owners and it also handles the accounting side of the business very well. In summary, this is a fantastic all-in-one property management package. It was just what we were looking for and we are very pleased we have found it!
It's an all-in-one package that handles bookings across multiple properties as well as handles accurate monthly reporting requirements for multiple owners.
Nachteile: Minor issue but it would be great if the filtering-by-date function could be changed from the American system to the Australian eg. dd/mm/yyyy instead of mm/dd/yyyy.
Bewertet am 31.10.2016
Easy to use, does it all and best of all, I got my free time back!
Kommentare: My husband and I have a small portfolio (9 condos currently)of rental condos on Maui. For our first years we were cutting and pasting emails, doing quotes by hand, updating multiple calendars and keeping excel spreads that were too hard to read. Everything was manual. We both had full-time jobs elsewhere too and we begin to wonder why we did this all. We then found Dave and 365villas.com. Wow, what a change for us. We could now have all of our inquires funnel into one system. If my husband or I responded to a quote request the quote was right there - we could both see it in the cloud. Spread sheets were gone! So was manually updating multiple calendars. Our time to manage the business was slashed - and as long as we had an internet connection we could access all of our needed information to run the business. Almost 3 full years with 365Villas.com and they continue to add bells and whistles to their software. The customer service team and developers are responsive and care. They worked with us when we came up with some suggestions and shortly thereafter the suggestion was an added feature. Dave and his team have been great to work with and we have been able to make vacation rentals a true business vs hobby. We are truly working smarter and not longer. Thank you Dave and the team at 365villas.com!
Vorteile: Quotes are created instantly but you can personalize them (and other email templates) before sending.
Nachteile: I love the embedded calendars and other widgets, but wish we had a little more editorial control about the colors and style.
Bewertet am 21.8.2019
Best property management software
Kommentare: It has been a pleasure working with 365villas from day one. They provided the entire team with online training till everyone was happy and fully understood the software. Always available when you need assistance. They continue to monitor every users needs to insure they keep on building the system to be the best it can be.
Vorteile: I love everything about 365 Villas. Having everything in one place - from reservation, owner statements, maintenance to housekeeping. We have been through so many other software but just never could get everything under one. 365 Villas has made property management so much easier.
Nachteile: There is honestly nothing I can say I do not like about this software.
Antwort des Softwareanbieters
von 365villas.com an 24.9.2019
Thank you for your thoughtful review and for taking the time.
User satisfaction is our purpose for being. If we have a user who is unhappy due to something within our control, then we're definitely not happy either and we will always do our best to remedy things.
Your review is especially gratifying as we know that yours is quite a large operation with a big team of people using both our PMS and our integrated website solution, and you and your team are therefore quite rightly demanding professionals.
We value your business and thank you again for your review.
The 365villas Team
Bewertet am 17.11.2016
This Software company wants your business and go out of their way to make their product work for you
I have nothing but praise for the 365villas experience.
My initial inquiries were about changing over from an existing property management software which was doing a pretty good job but had a few significant holes that put it behind the 8 ball. I spent a lot of time researching this company, 365villas, and many of its competitors on this site, Capterra, and although it wasn't the first choice (visually and without trialling), everything that I required in a software was available.
When I trialled 365, that was when it really shone through. The customer service staff were very attentive, the introductory training was extremely beneficial but the real kicker was that the channel management and iCal sync functionalities were exactly as they have been detailed on the site.
There were some small functions that I felt were extremely beneficial from my company and 365 were able to provide assurances that these functions could be added if given enough lead time. It is been two months since I initially signed up and both of these functionalities will go live next month and at no additional cost to me.
Something that I had noticed when researching the various companies and options was that many neglected accounting and owner reports. These are fantastic within the 365 platform and many of my owners have commented that it's a breath of fresh air together to login and see everything as is and see total transparency in the business of the holiday accommodation.
The other area of this company that I was impressed with was the website building capabilities using WordPress. I have a new website about to go live which is fully dynamic and functioning with not only my own bookings, but big companies and OTA's that I could only dream about being part of in the past.
I will see ultimately over the next four months all the benefits of the system. We are coming into our high season and already the automatically generated emails are doing their job, new inquiries are able to pay as expected and the reports been produced on a daily basis of far exceeded the expectation of my guests service staff.
I can see this company going from strength to strength, the focus on assisting new business such as my own is second to none.
Vorteile: Functionality, language capabilities, multi-currencies, email chain records, reports
Nachteile: Load time, some navigational clunkiness
Bewertet am 10.9.2019
Great Software for Vacation rental!
We use 365 Villas every day in our business, it`s very easy to use and it has improved over the years.
It's a highly recommended software for vacation rental host &serviced apartments.
Main website and business website is user friendly too.
Nachteile: There are items we would like added/modify to service more individual property managers and we hope they take our feedback on board and consider more individual changes in the future.
Antwort des Softwareanbieters
von 365villas.com an 24.9.2019
Thank you for your review.
It is a pleasure having Hello Guest in London as a client using our Property Management Software, integrated Wordpress website platform and channel manager.
As your company was selectively invited to participate in our free-of-charge VIP User Program, you have special entitlements that can help address your comments. You are able to give formal feedback on our roadmap, which will receive higher priority, and you have four free developer hours per year you can use to ask us to do customized work for you, should you choose.
That said, we value feedback from ALL users and are always willing to consider a good idea and act on it in the context of competing demands from our user base at large. Where good ideas are not necessarily a priority for our broader user community, we are also happy to provide a quote for commissioned work where we can.
The 365villas Team
Bewertet am 19.9.2017
Customer services makes all the difference here
A beautiful website, which I can control.
Website linked to system.
1 program for all reservations, inquiry, administration and my website is very efficient.
Connections between properties even if they have slight differences (compared to other systems which must be input villa by villa for example) is handy.
Customer Service is really the key positive point. I'm sure other systems are just as comprehensive but we have always received fast and prompt responses to any query. My contact, really knows the system inside out and always has a simple solution or an easy 'work around'.
Particularly on our website; we were quite demanding about the perfection of our website and many minor points were addressed clearly and promptly by Customer support representative with support from the IT team, at times even finding solutions to questions that hadn't been asked before. I am so very pleased with how it turned out.
It is a little overwhelming in the beginning! Trying to use the system without the trainings can lead to doing things the long way round and missing out on some functionality. However, once I took just the first of three free trainings with Customer support representative, I was ready to go!
There are a few details that I wish were different, I do feel suggestions of users are considered by the company (I have heard that some things I have asked about are common questions and solutions being created)
Bewertet am 19.10.2016
365 Villas does it all
I have 3 vacation rentals and was looking for a solution to better manage them. Sending docs to guests and reminders to my housekeepers was getting out of control. Something to automate that process was my number one goal. A Google search brought me to Capterra where I went down the list and signed up for a free trial with almost every vacation rental software listed. Over a 3-month period I tried them all and narrowed it down to my top 3. None of them did it all, but they all did most of it. If I could only combine some features into one, it would have been perfect. It was a tough choice, but I decided on 365 Villas after an hour training with Mr. Dave Payette, the Founder of 365 Villas.
I will admit it was a rocky start and the UI took a lot of getting used to. There were a few times I felt I made a mistake but Dave and his support team were always available and assured me once I got familiar with the software I wouldn't be disappointed. In addition to the support and trainings, I was asked to send a list of features I wanted to see implemented into the software. I mentioned above that 'None of them did it all, but they all did most of it'. Dave and his team are so passionate about their software they wanted 365 Villas to 'do it all'. Within a couple months some of the features I felt were lacking began to appear, within 6 months everything on my list was available in the 365 Villas dashboard.
365 Villas will record, track and automate every aspect of your vacation rentals and allow you to spend less time on spreadsheets and sending documents to customers. It will quote, send a follow up quote, record payments, send payment reminders, send welcome e-mails, remind you to issue damage deposit refunds and a host of other features.
I would urge anyone to give 365 Villas a try, and if you feel its missing something let Dave and his team know'chances are if you want it, others want it, and they will add it. It's a fantastic solution and I couldn't manage my 3 homes without it.
Antwort des Softwareanbieters
von 365villas.com an 28.10.2016
Many thanks for this thoughtful review. In your first year with us, you have been meticulous and demanding in your feedback. That is what we like. It is the best way for us to keep on our toes and continually providing the best platform and service we can. We know we were competing against Bookerville with you and we are glad we were able to respond to your feedback to your satisfaction. Please keep it coming and we'll keep responding.
The 365 Team