How to create a room type

Step 1: Click on "Settings"

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Step 2: Click on "Accommodations"

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Step 3: Click on "Types"

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Step 4: Here you will need to enter all the information pertinent to this room category

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Step 5: Under "Category name", enter the name of the category

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Step 6: Under "Short name", enter the abbreviation for this room category

Note: this abbreviation will display on the calendar to indicate the room category of the specific room

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Step 7: Under "Guests incl. in rack rate", enter the number of guests that are included in the default rate of the room

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Step 8: Under "Color (reset)", you can select the specific color you want for this room type

Note: reservations in a room in this room type will display with this color if the calendar view "by room type" is activated

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Step 9: Under "Minimum Stay", you can enter a minimum stay that is applicable all year round for this room type

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Step 10: Under "Maximum guests Total", you must enter the maximum number of guests you accept in the room (adults + juniors + babies if these count towards the total)

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Step 11: Under "Maximum guests Adults", you must enter the maximum number of adults you accept in the room

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Step 12: Under "Maximum guests Juniors", you must enter the maximum number of juniors you accept in the room

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Step 13: Under "Maximum guests Babies", you must enter the maximum number of  babies you accept in the room

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Step 14: If you select the option "Babies count toward total", then the babies in the room will be taken into consideration in the global maximum number of guests in the room

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Step 15: If you select the option "Show on Booking Platform", then the room category will be available for booking on the Base7 booking platform

If you deselect this option, then the room category won't be available for booking on the Base7 booking platform

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Step 16: Once you have entered all the information, click on "Add"

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Step 17: As you can see, the information has been correctly saved! Here you have only created the room type - to add rooms to the room type follow the tutorial "How to create rooms for a room type?"

That's it. You're done!

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Here's an interactive tutorial for the visual learners

https://www.iorad.com/player/80937/How-to-create-a-room-type

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