Smarter hostels. Happier guests

Introducing the best guest management system in the world.

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Turn your hostel into a SmartHostel

Smarter Check-in

Streamline check-in, lower costs... Guests check-in online or via Tipi tablets on arrival.

Smarter Keys

Download keys prior to arrival & receive a notification when your room is ready via the PMS.

Smarter Stay

Meet other guests, see what's on & get help from hostel staff any time.

Happier guests

X3 more likely to extend their stay or leave a positive review at Tipi hostels.

Our SmartProducts

Add PIN/Mobile access to your existing locks or upgrade to a SmartLock

Our Dashboard

Streamline your check-in process, lower staff overheads & create better guest experiences.

What’s on?

Let your guests know what’s on & who’s going!

Automate Workflows

Sit back & let tipi do the heavy-lifting or customise work flows for your staff

Manage Guests

Assign & complete daily tasks to maximise effciency


Send direct messages to each of your guests on their SmartPhone


Send a message to all of your in-house guests at the same time!

Your phone is your key

We’ve made check-in as easy as ordering an Uber.


Mobile check-in

Your guests are sent a SmartKey/PIN as soon as they are marked as checked-in on your PMS

Bye-Bye Plastic!

Guests can use their phone or PIN to access their room, removing the need for KeyCards or expensive encoders.

Better Guest Experience

Remove long queues after long flights, introduce guests to each other, let them know what's on & who's going.


Percent of guests download Tipi


Guests have used Tipi to check-in


More likely to extend their stay at Tipi Hostels
Improve online ratings

Happier Guests.

Guests love saving time & hate admin... With Tipi, they can download their keys, skip the queue on arrival & meet other guests staying at the same time.

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Improve operational efficiency

Smarter Hostels

Our SmartTechnology connects with ANY hotel lock in minutes & turns your hostel into a SmartHostel. Once connected - your phone is your key - making check-in fast, automated & pain free. Streamline your check-in process, lower operational expenses & create a mobile platform to engage more effectively with your guests.

Dan BunningCEO, Base Backpackers

When we saw what the guys at Tipi were up to, we knew it was going to change the way we do things... it has.

Nick PoundWorld Nomads Insurance

Tipi saves the guest time, but more importantly, brings them to their favourite activities where they can connect with like-minded travellers.

MajuuudiGuest @ United Backpackers

Just amazing how the technology works! Can literally open the door with the tap of a button on the phone 😲 I am amazed!

Ally ReidGuest @Base Queenstown

I love the way you can meet other guests staying at the same time & see what's on... you feel part of the hostel community before you arrive...

Affordable Pricing

Pay per guest room & lower your staff overheads, increase stay extensions and improve online ratings.

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Dashboard & App


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