GroupMAX Vs Hostaway (Jul 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 02, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - GroupMAX or Hostaway?

Hostaway is more expensive to implement (TCO) than GroupMAX, Hostaway is rated higher (90/100) than GroupMAX (84/100).

Looking for the right Hotel Management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Lanyon compares with Hostaway?

Lanyon: Lanyon believes that when people get together amazing things can happen. Relationships are built and business gets done. This is why we have created the industry's leading cloud-based software for managing corporate meetings, events and travel programs. From a one-to-one sales meeting, employee training or a larger flagship customer conference....

Hostaway: Hostaway is the fastest growing vacation rental software for property managers in the world. Connect in minutes and synchronize reservations, rates and availability with the best channels in the travel industry. This includes integrations to Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia, Tripadvisor, HomeAway & dozens of others.

Who's more expensive? GroupMAX or Hostaway?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Hotel Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for GroupMAX and Hostaway.

GroupMAX price Starting from $49 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 GroupMAX is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Hotel Management software. Hostaway price starts at $25 per month , when comparing Hostaway to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Hotel Management software cost.

Bottom line: GroupMAX cost is around the same cost of Hostaway.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared GroupMAX Vs. Hostaway based on some of the most important and required Hotel Management features. GroupMAX: We are still working to collect the list of features for GroupMAX. Hostaway: We are still working to collect the list of features for Hostaway.

Target customer size

The software is a viable solution for property businesses of all sizes and a variety of types. and Hostaway's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

GroupMAX

ITQlick rating
(2.8/5)

Starting from $49 per month

GroupMAX is a web based hospitality and hotel management solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such capabilities as online booking engine, reservations management, and others. The software was designe...

Categories: Event Management, Hotel Booking & Reservations, Hotel Management, Hotel Resort Management.

Hostaway

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

starts at $25 per month

Hostaway is a hotel management and rental vacation software that helps property managers make quick and synchronized reservations.

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, Property Management, Property Management - Apartment, Property Management - Rental Property, Contact Management.

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GroupMAX: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

Hostaway: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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GroupMAX
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
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Hostaway
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$25 per month
Functionality
5
Cloudbeds
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$75 per user/month
Functionality
10
ResNexus
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
6.6/10
License pricing
$3 per user/month
Functionality
11
eZee
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$45 per month
Functionality
4
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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.