Staying at a hotel on a business trip is a complete nightmare. I’m at the mercy of check-in times. My bed is stiff, and the sheets are too starchy. I’m forced to dine out for all of my meals, or succumb to the outrageous expenses of the hotel’s restaurants. Housekeeping wakes me up before I’m ready, and there never seems to be enough natural light.
Here’s what Airbnb’s business-traveler model has to offer those who loathe hotels as much as I do.