About Us

Authentic recommendations by real Locals.

Roamlocal is a mobile first community, helping Airbnb Hosts share their unique perspective, recommendations and trusted advice with Guests on the amazing local Businesses and Places they love.

Purposefully different, Roamlocal is:

  • Connecting your favourite small Businesses to the Share Economy.
  • The world's first scalable Word of Mouth platform.
  • A balanced 3-way relationship with global reach.
  • A virtuous cycle delivering value to Travellers, Locals & Businesses underpinned by positive human motivations.

Built in Melbourne, Australia by two passionate tech-savvy Airbnb Hosts, Roamlocal is uniquely connected to and built for the wonderfully global Airbnb community. 😊

Our Team

Paul Hart


With a background in IT Sales & Marketing, Paul enjoys building new communities and developing solutions that create mutually beneficial outcomes for all.

Paul manages Roamlocal's online assets with a large focus on community engagement. He does his best to stay out of Steve's hair.

Steve Mellross


A skilled Product Development Manager, Steve manages all development aspects from technical platform selection, testing and product development.

Steve does his best to parse Paul's ever evolving requests into a tangible development roadmap  and well built product outcomes.

Airbnb's Finest Hosts

14,000+ Airbnb Hosts

Originally established as Melbourne's Finest Hosts in early 2013, Airbnb's Finest Hosts is now a flourishing Facebook Community welcoming a globally diverse range of friendly hosts.

Hosts ourselves, we engage in the occasionally fiery debate, discuss ideas and share creative ways in being a better Host daily.

If you're an Airbnb Host, join us today:

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