The landlords had 800,000 visitors, who stayed an average of 3.4 days – almost twice as long as the typical stay in a hotel or guest house that year, the company claims. Based on these figures, the 19,000 hosts would have rented out rooms or their entire property for an average of 132 nights in the year. The numbers are revealed in a report written by consultancy Ecorys and commissioned by Airbnb, and which looks at the impact of three proposals by Amsterdam city government to control spiralling levels of tourism. Get the full story at and Airbnb