Cloudbeds Review - why 4.5 stars?

Cloudbeds Review
ITQlick Score: 93/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.5/5)
Pricing: 2.4/10 - low cost
Category: Hotel Management -> Cloudbeds
Ranking:Ranked 1 out of 125 Hotel Management systems
Company: Cloudbeds
Pricing: starts at $75 per user/month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Cloud
Links: Cloudbeds pricing, Cloudbeds alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 11, 2022

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What is Cloudbeds and its features?

CloudBeds is a hotel management software designed to empower hospitality businesses to manage their pricing, inventory, staff, data, and guests in real-time. Included in this software is an intuitive calendar that helps manage reservations. The software also has an inbuilt booking engine that helps drive commission-free bookings to a hotel website. Furthermore, CloudBeds helps optimize rates and generate insights from competitors.

Some key features of CloudBeds are finance & payments, channel manager, revenue management (PIE), and property management system. The founder, CloudBeds®, is a hospitality company with a workforce of over 300 employees. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California, United States.

What is Cloudbeds rating?

The rating of Cloudbeds is 4.5 stars out of 5 and the total score is 93 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Cloudbeds?

The typical customers include the following business size: SMBs.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, Cloudbeds makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is Cloudbeds cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

No, currently Cloudbeds can't be accessed on mobile, you would need to access it from your computer.

Is Cloudbeds the best Hotel Management system?

Cloudbeds is ranked 1 out of 125 software in their category (Hotel Management systems).

What are Cloudbeds's pros? (4 Pros)

  • The system integrates seamlessly with Booking.com and Expedia
  • Calendar view and reservations layouts are intuitive and user friendly
  • There is a detailed, intelligible training to onboard new users
  • The software is easy to use and is very responsive

What are Cloudbeds's cons? (2 cons)

  • Payment processing module needs to be improved
  • It does not connect with some Japanese OTAs

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Cloudbeds: ResNexus, eZee Absolute, Hostaway, ThinkReservations, Guesty, Xotelia, CiiRUS, Lodgify Software, Sirvoy Software, MyVR. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Cloudbeds?

The cost of license starts at $75 per user/month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Cloudbeds. You can also find here pricing information from Cloudbeds's website.

What should you ask Cloudbeds during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Cloudbeds and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Cloudbeds in action.

Where Cloudbeds is used?

CloudBeds is most suitable for small and medium-sized hospitality businesses. The software can be implemented in hotels, hostels, vacation rentals, group buildings, and bed & breakfast joints. Some businesses using CloudBeds are the Cabot Lodge, Matildas Boutique Hotel, and Vietnam Backpackers Hostel.

List of categories

Channel Management
Employee Engagement
Inventory Management
Maintenance Inventory Management
Campaign Management
Marketing Automation
Hotel Booking & Reservations
Property Management
Retail & POS
CRM

Cloudbeds Vs. Alternatives

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Guesty
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.