Organize Like a Pro: 12 Open-Source Systems for Reservation Mastery

Organize Like a Pro: 12 Open-Source Systems for Reservation Mastery
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Open-source free booking and room and table reservation systems are vital tools for businesses and organizations that rely on scheduling and reservations. These systems offer a wide variety of features, from managing appointments and room usage to facilitating house rentals and table reservations. They can be used in numerous sectors, including hospitality, dining, healthcare, and coworking spaces.

These systems are particularly beneficial for small to medium-sized businesses that are seeking cost-effective solutions. They can replace traditional methods of scheduling and booking, improving productivity and reducing time spent on administrative tasks. For clients, these systems provide a seamless and efficient booking experience.

Use-cases

Use-cases for these systems are vast. Restaurant owners can use them to manage table reservations, while hotel or BnB owners can utilize them for room bookings. Service-based businesses like clinics or barber shops can manage their appointments effectively. Moreover, cities and municipalities can use these systems to manage resources and facilities.

With the integration capabilities these systems offer, businesses can extend their functionality, integrating them with popular platforms like Google Calendar, Zoom, or MS Teams. This flexibility makes these systems a go-to choice for businesses looking to optimize their operations and provide their clients with a user-friendly booking experience.

1. TastyIgniter: Table Reservation

TastyIgniter provides a professional and reliable platform for restaurants wanting to offer online food ordering and table reservation to their customers.

GitHub - tastyigniter/TastyIgniter: :fire: Powerful, yet easy to use, open-source online ordering, table reservation and management system for restaurants
:fire: Powerful, yet easy to use, open-source online ordering, table reservation and management system for restaurants - tastyigniter/TastyIgniter

2. Hotel Reservation System

The React.js Hotel Reservation System project includes additional packages and an improved file structure. Tasks to be completed include adding animations, testing, managing stepsState with Redux, and improving mobile device support for the date field.

The system allows navigation between completed steps, syncs field data and steps state with local storage, and maintains two stores, hotels and cart. API URL can be adjusted in the .env file, and new reducers and sagas are added in specific locations. The system features a hotel and date selection screen that fetches data from the Hotel List API and saves it in the global state.

Features

  • Navigation between completed steps
  • Syncing of field data and steps state with local storage
  • Two stores: hotels and cart
  • API URL adjustment in .env file
  • Addition of new reducers and sagas in specific locations
  • Hotel and date selection screen that fetches data from the Hotel List API and saves it in the global state
  • Check-in and check-out date fields validation
  • Number of Adults field validation based on hotel's max_adult_size
  • Number of Children field validation based on hotel's child_status
  • Room Type and View Selection based on user's preference
  • Displaying user's preferences from previous screens
  • Room and view type costs calculation based on selected number of days, adults, room type, and view
  • Coupon Code Form validation and discount application
  • Prices display based on user's choices
  • Credit card information display and masking according to card type
  • Card Expiry Month validation
  • Sending reservation to API upon clicking Pay and Finish
GitHub - onyxdevs/react-hotel-reservation-system: A powerful example for a hotel reservation system with React.js, Redux, Sagas, TypeScript, Custom Validation, Custom Hooks, and much more...
A powerful example for a hotel reservation system with React.js, Redux, Sagas, TypeScript, Custom Validation, Custom Hooks, and much more... - onyxdevs/react-hotel-reservation-system

3. Timegrid (Archived)

Timegrid is a free, open-source, online appointments platform based on Laravel PHP Framework. It helps contractors and customers to find the ideal meeting time through online appointments.

Its features include business management, clients address book, services, staff, availability, appointments, calendar sharing through iCalendar link, scheduling view with full calendar, self-service reservation with datepicker, and basic email notifications.

4. Angular-reservation

AngularJS configurable module to set up an appointment on a calendar. It can be used to make a reservation in a restaurant, clinic, barber shop, or any kind of service provided in time slots

GitHub - hmartos/angular-reservation: AngularJS configurable module to set up an appointment on a calendar. It can be used to make a reservation in a restaurant, clinic, barber shop, or any kind of service provided in time slots
AngularJS configurable module to set up an appointment on a calendar. It can be used to make a reservation in a restaurant, clinic, barber shop, or any kind of service provided in time slots - hmar…

5. Table Reservation for WordPress

The Table Reservation Wordpress Plugin allows users to book a table at a cafe, restaurant, coworking space, internet cafe, or nightclub. It offers rich schedule settings including opening hours, week days, holidays, and siesta, and provides custom email notifications for both administrators and guests.

GitHub - vanadiuz/table-reservation: WordPress Table Reservation Plugin
WordPress Table Reservation Plugin. Contribute to vanadiuz/table-reservation development by creating an account on GitHub.

6. Respa – Resource reservation and management service

Respa is a backend service for reserving and managing resources, with an open two-way REST API that aligns with the 6Aika Resource reservation API specification.

It has been utilized by the City of Helsinki and the City of Hämeenlinna for various user interfaces. Admins can use the Django Admin UI for data editing, while other users can use the Respa Admin UI.

GitHub - City-of-Helsinki/respa: Resource reservation and management app and API
Resource reservation and management app and API. Contribute to City-of-Helsinki/respa development by creating an account on GitHub.

7. Day Schedule Widget

The Appointment scheduling widget allows for embedding a booking calendar on your website for 1:1, round-robin, and group bookings. It integrates with Google Meet, Zoom, and MS Teams.

GitHub - dayschedule/dayschedule-widget: Appointment scheduling widget to embed the booking calendar on your website for 1:1, round-robin and group bookings with Google meet, Zoom and MS Teams integrations
Appointment scheduling widget to embed the booking calendar on your website for 1:1, round-robin and group bookings with Google meet, Zoom and MS Teams integrations - dayschedule/dayschedule-widget

8. Book-Room (Self-hosted)

The Book-Room app, a project no longer maintained, was designed to manage room usage. Its features included login/registration forms, a list of rooms, personal and room timelines, and the ability to create meetings and accept or decline them.

GitHub - txwkx/book-room: :lock: Manage room usage via a simple app
:lock: Manage room usage via a simple app. Contribute to txwkx/book-room development by creating an account on GitHub.

9. FewohBee Hotel management software

FewohBee is a free, open-source hotel management software designed for small to medium-sized pensions and hotels. It aims to replace traditional manual methods of room management, improving productivity and reducing time spent on administrative tasks. The software, built on the PHP framework Symfony, provides an easy way to add and manage reservations.

Features

  • easy way to add and manage reservations (reservation overview)
  • manage your guest data (including a GDPR export function)
  • extensive settings to manage your
    • rooms, accommodations, prices, reservation origins, templates, etc.
  • create invoices (PDF)
  • conversations (write mails from within the tool), send invoices, reservation confirmations or other relevant information to the guest
  • statistics
  • registration book
  • cash book to manage your income and outcome
  • calendar export for other applications (iCal sync)
GitHub - developeregrem/fewohbee: Hotelsoftware für kleine bis mittelgroße Pensionen und Hotels
Hotelsoftware für kleine bis mittelgroße Pensionen und Hotels - developeregrem/fewohbee

10. ClassRoom Booking Portal

This is a Classroom Booking Portal developed using Java and JavaFX, where Admin, Faculty and Student can manage classroom bookings.

GitHub - 28Ritu/Classroom-Booking-System: This is a Classroom Booking Portal developed using Java and JavaFX, where Admin, Faculty and Student can manage classroom bookings.
This is a Classroom Booking Portal developed using Java and JavaFX, where Admin, Faculty and Student can manage classroom bookings. - 28Ritu/Classroom-Booking-System

11. House Rent

This is a web-based platform that facilitates house rentals. It allows landlords to list their properties and enables renters to book them. The platform uses HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, PHP, and Laravel Framework, with a MySQL database.

Key features include multi-auth roles, a booking system, Google login, an SMS system for booking confirmations, and social media sharing for available houses.

GitHub - sakibmd/HouseRent-using-laravel: It’s a web-based platform where anyone can rent house within a few seconds whereas Landlords can post about their empty houses.
It’s a web-based platform where anyone can rent house within a few seconds whereas Landlords can post about their empty houses. - sakibmd/HouseRent-using-laravel

12. Easy!Appointments

Easy!Appointments is a free, open-source, web-based scheduling system with features like Google Calendar integration, a customizable interface, multi-language support, email notifications, and a REST API.

The app is designed for easy event and appointment management, can be extended with a WordPress plugin, and supports Docker installation and CLI commands for maintenance tasks.

Features

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Services
  • Multiple Workers
    • Create dedicated calendar for one location / service / worker
  • Create time slots by connecting location – service – worker and date/time
    • Multiple time slots
    • Fine granular option for creating even most complex time table
    • Bulk connections builder
  • Extremely flexible time table
  • Email notifications :
    • Send email notification to customer on creation and update of appointment
    • Send email notification to predefined list of admin users
    • Send email notification to employee
    • Custom content and subject
    • Custom admin email
    • Confirm booking via link provided inside email
    • Cancel booking via link provided inside email
    • HTML content via WYSIWYG editor
    • Custom emails for different status of appointments : pending, reservation, canceled, confirmed
    • Include any information from booking inside email content even from custom fields
  • Single Column Responsive Bootstrap Layout for Appointment form
  • Two Column Responsive Bootstrap layout
  • Custom form fields :
    • Create your own custom form fields in a few clicks
    • textarea
    • select
    • input
    • Make fields required
    • Drag and drop order
    • Google reCAPTCHA v2
    • Google reCAPTCHA v3 NEW
    • NEW use current logged in user data sa default value for custom field.
  • Internationalization – support for translations (you can create your own translation 
  • Labels
    • Hide price
    • Add custom currency
    • Set currency before/after price
    • Custom style
  • Localization of datepicker for 77 different languages (day of week, months)
  • Reports
    • Time table overview
    • Export to CSV (for Calc, Excel…)
Easy!Appointments: A free Self-hosted Appointment Scheduler
What is Easy!Appointments? Easy!Appointments is an open-source, free, web-based, self-hosted, event scheduler and appointment manager. It is created by Alex Tselegidis, a software developer from Greece. Easy!Appointments syncs events with Google Calendar, and similar calendar services. It is a highly customizable, easy-to-use system, written with PHP and