How to Connect Cozystay to myfrontdesk

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Cozystay is the first offshore vacation rental platform targeting global departures from China and local Chinese vacationers. Your listing will be advertised globally and throughout China and with greater exposure with our Asian travel industry partners C-trip, Tujia, Xiaozhu, Mafengwo, Caissa and more.


If you do not have an account with Cozystay yet, you can create an account from within myfrontdesk using our Express Registration feature.

Create and connect new Cozystay account from myfrontdesk

Step 1 - Create a new Cozystay account

Log into myfrontdesk by Cloudbeds and click on 'Manage'

  1. Navigate to the Channel Distribution section and select 'Channels'
  2. Click on the 'Not setup' button next to Cozystay

Before proceeding, ensure that the following fields are correctly populated on myfrontdesk, or Cozystay account setup will be delayed:

Under myfrontdesk Property Details section:

  • Full Property Address (Street, City, Country)
  • Property Type
  • Property Website URL
  • Property Contact Email
  • Property description, images and details

Under myfrontdesk Currency section:

  • Default Currency

Under myfrontdesk Accommodation Types section:

  • Rooms descriptions, images, and details
  1. Click on 'Create new account on Cozystay' if you don't have one yet.

If you have an existing account on Cozystay go to section 'Connect an existing Cozystay account to myfrontdesk' below

  1. Select YES (recommended) to 'Would you like your inventory to be sent to the channel after the connection is established?'
  2. Accept terms & conditions
  3. Click on 'Create Cozystay account' 
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  1. On this step, the system will display your Username, Password and Cozystay ID that have been created for your Cozystay account
  • Please store your credentials for later use
  • Someone from Cozystay will contact you in the coming days with next steps
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  1. In another window, navigate to your Cozystay extranet, create your listings and confirm your property details:
  • Listing details
  • Listing photos
  • Account's billing information
  • Your listing must be approved by Cozystay audit team
  • Approvals may take 1 business day
  • If you need any help, please contact Cozystay team directly at  csr@cozystay.com
Step 2 - Start mapping Cozystay on myfrontdesk

After confirming registration on Cozystay, return to your myfrontdesk page

  1. Click on 'Channels'
  2. Click to access Cozystay mapping

Since you have created the Cozystay account within myfrontdesk, it will automatically input your UUID and Token.

  1. Click on 'Next' to continue

One listing on Cozystay corresponds to one room type in myfrontdesk.

For example, if you have 5 room types in myfrontdesk - you need to create 5 listings on Cozystay

  1. Map one myfrontdesk room type to one room type on Cozystay! Click NEXT to save and continue
DEMO - Karina's Hostel - Manage - Channel Distribution - Channels - Google Chrome
  1. Enter a discount or an increase of your base rate for this specific channel. Do not enter your default room rate here (In most cases, this can be left blank)
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  1. You're done! Click to send a full refresh to the channel on the top of the page

Connect an existing Cozystay account to myfrontdesk

Step 1 - Obtain your Cozystay credentials

On your Cozystay dashboard, obtain your "UUID" and "Token":

  1. Under 'My Listings' section, click on 'Price Calendar'
  2. Select 'Sync Calendar' > 'Channel Manager'
  3. Copy both UUID and Token - they are the same on any of the listing within one account
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Step 2 - Start mapping Cozystay in myfrontdesk
  1. Go to your myfrontdesk account and open the Channels section
  2. Search for Cozystay and click on the 'Not Setup' button
  3. Click on 'I have an account on Cozystay'
  1. Enter your Cozystay UUID and Token and click on 'Next'
  1. Map one myfrontdesk room type to one room type on Cozystay! Click NEXT to save and continue.
DEMO - Karina's Hostel - Manage - Channel Distribution - Channels - Google Chrome
  1. Enter a discount or an increase of your base rate for this specific channel. Do not enter your default room rate here (In most cases, this can be left blank).
DEMO - Karina's Hostel - Manage - Channel Distribution - Channels - Google Chrome
  1. You're done! Click to send a full refresh to the channel on the top of the page

Frequently Asked Questions

Which features does Cozystay support?

Cozystay supports:

  • Automatic Adjustments
  • Automatic Adjustments for cancellations
  • Minimum  and Maximum Length of stay
  • Close Days for arrival
  • Close Days for departure
  • Closing Rate Plans for Bookings
  • Single Use Rates

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