Tiny house in New Mexico voted #1 new host in the state on Airbnb



Screenshot by Airbnb/Rebecca Burkeen

A charming home has landed on a coveted list when it comes to vacation rentals.

And that’s all 432 square feet.

the “Good little house hideaway” nestled in Carlsbad, New Mexico has been named the No. 1 new host in-state by Airbnb, an honor in the short-term rental community that the website does not take lightly.

In order to secure the coveted spot in every state, new hosts had to start accepting guests this year, had the most registrations in the state, and have already achieved “Superhost status,” according to a statement from Airbnb press.

Interior Screenshot by Airbnb/Rebecca Burkeen

Super host Rebecca Burkeen told Carlsbad Current-Argus that she was surprised when customers started booking the one-bedroom home as soon as she listed it.

“As soon as we posted it, as soon as we listed it on Airbnb, within the first two hours it had already been booked for five nights,” Burkeen told Carlsbad Current-Argus.

Interior Screenshot by Airbnb/Rebecca Burkeen

The house gives new meaning to the phrase “small but fierce”, thanks to an interior with full-size amenities, including a fridge, shower and stove.

And there’s a reason this little place has such a big impact. The rental has maintained a rating of 4.96 and has nearly 150 reviews from delighted customers.

Bathroom Screenshot by Airbnb/Rebecca Burkeen

“This place was perfect for our needs,” said one guest. “It was located close to where we wanted to be, clean, easy to get to, and easy to check in. I would stay there again.”

“A clean, comfortable and cute place to stay on our road trip!” cried another. “Rebecca was great at communicating and the house had everything we needed (including coffee for the morning). Would definitely recommend and stay again!”

“Great place to stay! another gushed. “Very clean and comfortable. Great location for Carlsbad NP and Guadalupe NP 🙂 Would 100% recommend staying here!”

“It’s a cute little place,” said one guest. “It was spotlessly clean. Everything was well maintained and easy to find and use. It’s great for one or two people. Highly recommend and would happily return.”

Interior Screenshot by Airbnb/Rebecca Burkeen

Burkeen said she was over the moon when she heard about the announcement.

“I was excited. I was shocked, all at the same time,” she told Carlsbad Current-Argus. other great properties in New Mexico.”

The property has enough room for two people and is available to rent for $61 a night.

Carlsbad is in southeastern New Mexico near the Texas border, about 160 miles from El Paso.

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