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What Is the HostRooster Navigation Bar and How Do I Use It?

User Guide: Navigating the HostRooster Website

Welcome to this user guide, where we'll walk you through the navigation of the HostRooster website. Whether you're a seasoned user or new to the platform, understanding how to move around the website is essential for a smooth experience. Let's get started with simple step-by-step instructions.


Before we begin, here are a few things you should have:

  • Access to a computer, laptop, or mobile device.
  • An internet connection.
  • A HostRooster account (guest or host). If you don't have one, you can easily create it on the website or through the HostRooster mobile app.

Step-by-Step Guide

1. Access HostRooster Website:

  • Open your preferred web browser. While Google Chrome is recommended, you can use any modern browser.
  • In the browser's address bar, type and press Enter.

2. Homepage Navigation:

  • Once you've accessed the HostRooster website, you'll find yourself on the homepage. Here, you have several options for navigation.

3. Explore Links:

  • At the top of the page, you'll see a series of links:
    • "Places to Stay" – This link shows accommodations from around the world.
    • "Bars & Restaurants" – Click here to discover dining options globally.
    • "Experiences" – Find unique experiences worldwide.

4. More Options:

  • Right next to the "Explore" link, you'll find a "More" link. Clicking on it will display additional options.
    • "Become a Host" – Learn about becoming a host on HostRooster.
    • "Quick Dashboard" – If you're signed in, this will take you to your dashboard.
    • "Insights" – Access tutorials and help articles.
    • "Support" – A crucial tab for assistance. It leads to the support page.

5. Support Page:

  • Clicking on "Support" takes you to the support page, where you can find helpful resources:
    • "Knowledge Base" – Browse articles for assistance.
    • "Ideas" – Share your suggestions and ideas.
    • "Contact Support" – If you need to reach out to support, enter your message subject and details, then provide your email address before sending.

6. Notification Bell:

  • On the top-right corner, there's a small bell icon. Clicking on it will display your notifications, including messages from hosts and guests.

7. User Menu:

  • To the right of the notification bell, you'll see your profile picture or icon along with your username. Hovering over this area will pop up a menu with various options:
    • "Dashboard" – Navigate to your dashboard.
    • "Messages" – Access your messages from hosts and guests.
    • "Entries" – Manage your entries.
    • "Favorites" – View your favorited listings and locations.
    • "Listings" – Manage your host listings.
    • "Payouts" – Access payout information for hosts and guests.
    • "Account Details" – Update your account information.
    • "Logout" – Log out of your HostRooster account.

8. Host Your Place:

  • In bright red, you'll see the "Host Your Place" button. This is your gateway to submit a place, restaurant, or experience to HostRooster. Follow the guidance provided to list your offerings.


Navigating the HostRooster website is now a breeze. Whether you're looking for accommodations, dining options, or unique experiences, or if you're interested in becoming a host, the navigation bar at the top of the page will guide you every step of the way.

Remember that HostRooster is also available as a mobile app, making it even more convenient to access the platform. If you ever need assistance or have questions, don't hesitate to explore the support options and reach out to our team. We're here to make your HostRooster experience enjoyable and hassle-free.

Happy navigating, and enjoy your time on HostRooster!

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