25 years of good value, reliable service now providing website design and hosting for hostels, bunkhouses and their associated businesses
Is your website a bit tired, is it hard to use on small screens or is it a struggle to keep updated ? Perhaps you haven’t got a website, found website design and hosting too expensive and don’t have the time to build one yourself.
If so then we at IHUK have the perfect website design and hosting solution for you ! Economic, hassle free, great design with years of continuity for the future and no up-front design fees.
We are putting our extensive knowledge of websites and the web at your disposal! We can now build and host your website for just £20 a month. With a no upfront website design costs if you are in the Independent Hostel Guide .
Our website package includes:
- A responsive website theme that will look good on phones, tablets and computers.
- A WordPress content management system – so you can access and edit text and photos yourself if you wish.
- Friendly, efficient service from our office updating text, photos and adding new content as soon as you request it.
- Original artwork drawn by our in-house designer Jo Watson
- A design including lots of large photos
- A Home Page, Location Page, News Page, Contact form and up to 6 additional pages so you can include other aspects of your business and local attractions.
- Online booking – using links to your existing service or incorporating a free freetobook* service.
- The same standard of friendly efficient service you are used to from our office. Now and into the future. You will never need to pay for a redesign of your website again. We will maintain, update and redesign as required to keep your website up to date.
The site will be hosted by us. We can set up a new website name or transfer the name from your existing site** with no interruption to your web presence. We will pay all the fees for hosting and domain name renewal***, so you only have the one £20/month fee to pay.
- We will use our extensive knowledge of the web and the hostel/bunkhouse industry to ensure your website is optimised for Search Engines such as Google.
- We can connect the site to your social media and set up auto posting of news items, for no extra charge.
- We can provide social media support to help you set up and maintain Facebook and Twitter with our bespoke Social Media Support Service (extra charge).
- There is no charge to build the website, if your accommodation is in the Independent Hostel Guide, and the monthly charge only starts once you approve the website to go live.
- To see an example of one of our sites take a look at Edens Yard, Snowdon Lodge, Palace Farm & Bretton Hostel.
Members of Independent Hostels UK (accommodation is in the Independent Hostel Guide): £20 per month (payable by standing order).
Non members : £250 website design fee plus:- £20 per month payable by standing order.
Interested? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call 01629 580427 to chat through your questions.
* You would need to enter into a contract with the company called freetobook, a service which is completely free at the moment.
**Website names can only be transferred if you have ownership of your existing name. Ask us about this if you are unsure.
*** Unless you require the purchase of an expensive domain name, which you do not already own. Once the name has been purchase the renewal costs would be included in our standard fees. Get in touch if you would to know the cost of a domain name you are interested in.
Do you require something more complicated ? For those who required a complex, customised website design, we can highly recommend the website design business of our in-house web designer get in touch for more information.