What is a 'host' versus a 'guest'? thisopenspace August 16, 2017 00:23 Updated Follow Throughout thisopenspace, you'll see us refer to hosts and guests. If you're searching for a space to book, you're a guest, but if you're listing your space for others to book you would be considered a host. See Guest Help Center » See Host Help Center » Related articles What is covered by Host Insurance? How does the $2,000,000 Host Insurance work? How do I respond to a request? Who can host on thisopenspace? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.