The connection with Hostaway must be done on the account creation process.
You can create an account clicking the following button:
Connect with Hostaway
In the new account form:
1. Complete all personal data
2. Select "Yes" to connect a PMS
3. Select "Hostaway" from the options
4. Click "Continue"
5. Complete required data and connect
You need to add your Hostaway secret Key and account ID to connect both platforms. When you're done click "Connect with Hostaway" to complete the account creation.
How to get Hostaway API key?
From your Hostaway account go to the API settings to get there:
Log in to your Hostaway account and go to “Settings”;
From the settings menu click on “Hostaway API”;
If you have never generated a key before, you will have to click on Generate API secret key; if you already have one then just copy the API key.
What data is imported from Hostaway to Chekin?
All active and upcoming bookings
Check-in check-out date
Lead guest name
Lead guest email
Door codes are imported to the Remote Access feature in Chekin
What information is synchronised between Chekin and Hostaway?
Some data is sent back from Chekin to your Hostaway account. In the table below what data is synchronised between both platforms and what you can expect from the integration once you have created your account.
You can find the online check-in link under the custom fields in your Hostaway account:
I already have an account created, can I use my existing account for the Hostaway integration?
Unfortunately not, the connection with Hostaway requires to create a new Chekin account. Contact us in order to delete your former account.
Is the online check-in link retrieved in my Hostaway account?
Yes, we send the link of the online check-in back to Hostaway so you can use it in the messaging system. You can find it in the Custom fields tab within the reservation.
Is Chekin sending guests data back to my Hostaway account?
No, we don’t send guests data back to Hostaway.