Keycafe allows you to share and track your existing keys using your phone through a distributed network of over 1000 Keycafe SmartBoxes available in over 50 cities worldwide.

- Control who has access to your keys down to the minute
- Provide anytime access to your mother, friend or cleaner or one-time access to your dog walker, delivery person, or short-term rental guest
- Complete history of who accessed your keys

We now have optional real-time photo ID verification available through the app. See for details.

Ideal for busy urbanites participating in the on-demand economy for cleaning, dog walking, package delivery, Home services. As well as for the sharing economy, for Airbnb, Homeaway, Who do you need to let in?

For enterprise users such as corporate housing, property management companies, and real estate agents, this app works for managing your entire fleet of keys either in your office, or distributed in our public network throughout your city.

The service is currently available in the following cities: New York, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Victoria, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, San Diego, Paris, Lyon, Marseille, London, Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Rome, Florence, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Nagasaki, Miami, Washington DC, Koloa, Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Oakland, Portland, Austin, Sydney, Melbourne. More cities coming soon. Sign up on our site at to be notified when we launch a location near you!

What’s New

Version 3.3

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

2.4 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

trifam3 ,


Forced to download for Airbnb rental. Although the app showed the location was accessible 24/7, it was accessible only when the business it was in was actually open. Couldn’t drop the keys off on the way to the airport, had to take with me and mail to owner. The technology for the app is minimal; if they can’t provide correct information, why bother!

Makeye ,

This is a good service to have. User interface needs a lot of work.

The interface needs A LOT of work. Quite confusing how to actually set up your key and find a location but once you get past all that, the service works. They give you your first two key drop offs free and the call center is 24/7. Make sure the location you drop off your key is going to be open at the time you plan on picking them up. A 24 hour location (like 7-11) is your safest bet if you think delays are possible. Overall satisfied with the service.

thebetterjray ,

You must try it!

This is the coolest app I've ever seen. I don't write many reviews, but I can't believe how well this app and the associated services work. When this started in Canada, I used it a few times and have been hooked ever since. I hope they continue to spread--I use it whenever I travel and have properties I will connect though KeyCafe in the future.


Keycafe Inc
2.1 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Keycafe Inc.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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