Our crack team of Home Critics finds and road-tests the best places - so you don't have to
The cream of the crop
We've cracked the science behind what makes a great stay. We sweat every last detail in our vetting process, testing homes against 150 criteria so there are no nasty surprises when you get here.Learn How We Do It
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Our Home Critics' backgrounds
Every Plum home has met our 150 painstaking criteria, so you know it has all the ingredients for a great stay. And if it doesn't meet 1 of our criteria, but we judge it to be exceptional, we'll be honest and tell you why
Sufficient quiet for a great sleep
Well-equipped kitchens for foodies to do their thing
Superb shower pressure
Strong in-home entertainment game
Fast, reliable WiFi
Prime locations in vibrant neighbourhoods
"Renting holiday homes can be so hit-and-miss. That's why I love Plum - it's stress free. They've visited and vetted the home already, so you know it's going to be great."
"No longer do we need to fear making the wrong choice of accommodation for the family holiday.We know if it's on Plum, it won't disappoint. Busy parents. Eternally grateful."
"I'm always travelling for work but was fed up staying in soulless hotels. I stumbled on Plum and instantly fell in love with the curation concept and selection of characterful apartments."
"The Plum Guide makes planning a trip fun again! I used to dread the time it took to find somewhere to stay. With Plum and their brilliant concierge, finding and booking a place is a piece of cake."
"I'd spent days and days searching through hundreds of Airbnb properties for a romantic getaway, without much luck. Enter Plum: within minutes we'd found the dream home! We'll be back again."
"My wife and I wanted to come to London to meet up with family friends. The concierge team at Plum were brilliant at helping us find the right home. All the homes feel like they're a cut above."
"The selection of homes on Plum is second to none. We stayed on a fabulous houseboat on the Thames in Chelsea. My friends loved it! It was everything we could ask for and more."
"I love that Plum have done the hard work of finding the best homes, so I don't have to! Such a time saver and a real reassurance to know they've checked every place out, so there are no nasty surprises"
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