Create a Room Type
After you have created a property your next task is to create room types
Channex has a similar setup to booking.com and Expedia where all properties needs a Room Type.
Note: If you have a Vacation Rental or Holiday Home then your property is the "Room Type", you will need to create a Room Type anyway. You can call it the name of your property.
Note: If you are a hostel and sell beds, then you should name the room type as the bed "Bed in 8-Bed Dorm Room"
1. Go to the "Rooms & Rates" tab
2. Click on "Create"
3. Enter title for the room
Property: This will choose your property for you if incorrect please choose your property before creating new room.
Title: Name of the Room Type (Or Property Name here if it is a Vacation Rental)
Note: If you own a Hostel and this is a dorm bed, please name the room in this way "Bed in 8 Bed Dorm Room" Where the bed is the room.
Type of Room: Room is default for most properties, choose "Dorm" if this is a dorm bed.
Count of Rooms: Enter here how many rooms you have, this is for information only and will not affect any channels
Max Adults: Enter the amount of adult bed spaces.
Example: If a double room with a double bed, it will sleep 2 adults
Max Children: This is child beds, if you have any beds specifically for children
Example: If a double room with a double bed, it will sleep 2 adults. There is no child specific beds so please enter 0 here. (Children can use adult beds)
Max Infants: Beds for infants only (Baby Cots)
Default Occupancy: This is for information only
Please save your room type and repeat the steps if you have multiple room types to add