Top 15 Unusual Housing on Airbnb - Worldwide Rentals

And travelers and tourists, of course, a lotonce in a lifetime it was possible to stay in various types of housing from chain hotels to hostels and homestays. It happens that you have to spend the night in a tent or in transport. But with all the variety, these are pretty ordinary things. But on Airbnb there are absolutely unique offers for travelers - home-boots, shell-houses, houses in trees, on water, underground and in the air! Essentially, Airbnb opens up a new era of travel. Do not just look at the world, but also stop at the same time in unique houses, which themselves are already a landmark.

This time the article is more entertaining, but alsouseful. It shows how interesting and surprising housing can be. You can even come up with a new kind of tourism: live in unusual houses through Airbnb, and at the same time see the sights around. The only negative that such housing is more expensive than usual.

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One shoe for two

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Location: Tasmania, New Zealand

Price per day: $ 221

Little house for a romantic holiday. Located near the famous nat. Abel Tasman Park in New Zealand. Perfect for a couple. Inside the house there is a bedroom and a kitchen, and nearby, on the street, there is a small platform with a hearth, a couch and a table, lined with flowers. Here you can drink tea, read a book, and in the evening - look at the fire, wrapped in a blanket. The house is built of natural materials and is surrounded by a grove of hazel with walking paths. The hosts prepare breakfasts with fresh fruit from their garden. And most importantly, there is no TV! View home page on Airbnb

Sea shell with geckos

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Location: Isla Mujeres Island, Mexico

Price per day: $ 225

Villa in a quiet location by the ocean, on the island of IslaMujeres, which is located just 5 km from the large tourist city of Cancun. Consists of two white houses in the form of sea shells. With all the extravagance of construction, every home has everything for a comfortable stay, including air conditioning and wi-fi. In this fancy creation of the architect Eduardo Ocampo there are practically no right angles, all the lines smoothly flow into one another. Not only buildings look like a shell, the shell theme repeats many times in the interiors too. The island of Isla Mujeres is only 7 km long and 650 meters wide. And although it cannot be said that the house stands in a completely deserted place, yet some privacy is guaranteed for hotel guests. True, it will be time to make friends with the permanent inhabitants of the house shells - geckos. View home page on Airbnb

Dugout for rent

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Location: Monachil, Andalusia, Spain

Price per day: $ 58

Since ancient times, people of this region live incaves. This type of housing is preserved here to the present day. The hotel, consisting of two caves, is located in Monachil, an ancient Andalusian town with a calm and pleasant atmosphere, located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada. Not far from Monachil is Granada with its magnificent Alhambra Palace, there is also a ski resort next door, and the Mediterranean Sea is 30 km from the city. The cave house has all the amenities that modern people are used to, as well as a terrace with a barbecue, offering a beautiful view of the city and the surrounding landscapes. In the summer, you can swim in the small communal pool next to the house. View home page on Airbnb

House of trash

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Location: Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Price per day: $ 59

Cabana Floripa Lodge on the top of the island’s hillFlorianópolis was created by the Uruguayan artist Jaime, who used to build it various trash collected in the area: old wood, bottles, ceramic tiles, fragments of mirrors. As a result, housing turned out light and airy. Sun-shining bottles create the illusion of open space. Cabana Floripa is located on the north coast of the island, near the beaches where you can surf. The house has a double and a single bed, an extra bed in the attic, air conditioning, TV, internet, a comfortable kitchen and a bathroom. View home page on Airbnb

Treehouse in downtown Atlanta

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Location: Atlanta, USA

Price per day: $ 350

The house hotel is located in almost the centerdowntown Atlanta, in the depths of a large park. What could be better than falling asleep in the trees and waking up to the birds singing around? And this is all within the city limits. The house consists of 3 separate rooms connected by cable bridges. The rooms have antique furniture, antique birdcages, electric lights, luxurious chandeliers ... and balconies overlooking the lush green forest. If desired, you can even roll out the bed into the fresh air, for even greater fusion with nature. Another option for relaxation is a hammock under a 150-year-old pine tree. Sometimes, however, the sounds of the city (a siren or a train horn) penetrate here as well, but still more often silence is disturbed only by birds singing, frogs and the sound of wind in the trees. View home page on Airbnb

Soap bubble under the stars

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Location: Durnazac, Limousine, France

Price per day: $ 174

Want to spend an unusual and romantic nightunder the stars? Imagine an old oak tree on a hillside, a small green glade nearby and a large transparent dome, like a giant soap bubble with a bed inside, lying on which is so convenient to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the surrounding nature. Here, the lights of the city will not prevent you from seeing the myriads of stars pouring out into the sky shortly after sunset. View home page on Airbnb

Over the prairies

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Location: Tiller, Oregon, USA

Price per day: $ 125

Rebuilt from the patrol tower of firefighters start1900s, the house is located at a height of 12 meters above the ground, on private land of 160 acres, not far from the nat. Park Umpqua National Forest. The house has beds, a table, a wood-burning fireplace, a hammock and a terrace, which offers a wonderful view of the field and the forest. Panoramic windows around the perimeter are very conducive to a measured and contemplative rest: have breakfast overlooking the hills in a blue haze, spend the day in a hammock, and in the evening sit with a book by the fire. You only need to carefully stock up on food and fuel, as the nearest store is located more than an hour by car from this place. View home page on Airbnb

Cocoon on the tree

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Location: Fondet, France

Price per day: $ 138

Spherical tent on a tree in the suburbsfrench city tour. A rather unusual way of spending the night not far from Paris and 10 minutes from the historical center of Tours, close to the famous castles of the Loire. In the park of about 5 hectares there is an ancient castle and several cocoon houses in the branches, at a considerable distance from each other. Inside the “cocoon” there is a large round bed 2.4 m in diameter, on which two adults and two children can comfortably sleep, and the nets above it, where it is supposed to store personal belongings. Bathrooms are on the ground, near. There are also two huts in the forest: a bathroom and a living room with books and board games. You can have breakfast on the terrace of the castle. In addition, there is a garden with a rose garden, and a heated swimming pool, which is lit in the evenings with torches. In addition to the “nests on the tree,” the owners offer other options for unusual accommodation: an old chapel, dovecote of the 18th century, or just a room in the castle. View home page on Airbnb

Spa house with pool

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Location: Cornwall, Connecticut USA

Price per day: $ 750

Personal spa residence for those who appreciate theirhealth and spiritual comfort. Located among the wooded hills of Connecticut, just a couple of hours drive from Manhattan. The building with a complex configuration and geodesic domes has a large indoor pool, sauna, two jacuzzis, a solarium and a massage room. Fireplace, library, meditation rooms. You can also order butler, personal chef, driver and professional spa treatments. The option is not for everyone, frankly, but the photo looks interesting. View home page on Airbnb

Kasbah or Moroccan castle

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Location: Asni, Morocco

Price per day: $ 223

The foothills of the High Atlas, where lifestyle is notvaries for centuries, 1800 meters above sea level. There are only Berber villages surrounded by walnut groves on the terracotta slopes of the mountains and the Jabel Tubkal snow peak above them (4165 meters). Previously, the Casbah du Toubkal was the castle of a local feudal lord. Impregnable, judging by the fact that even now you can not drive to the fortress by car. The nearest parking is located at the foot of the rock on which the fort towers, from it to the entrance to the fortress another 15 minutes riding a mule. Kasbah du Toubkal located in the nat. Park, the current managers of this authentic hotel, a Berber family, 5% of the income from tourists deducts for the needs of the local community. The main highlight of the Kasbah du Toubkal - stunning views in combination with fancy interiors in the Moroccan style, creating the illusion of travel into the past. Casbah page on Airbnb

Cargo ship 30s

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Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Price per day: $ 105

Amsterdam is a city of canals, so there are manyhousing on the water. In this case, this is a real freighter of the 30s, fully reequipped for the pleasant stay of quite modern guests. Living on the water, it turns out, is not so difficult: there is heating on the boat, a full kitchen, a shower cabin and a double bed. All this fits neatly into the limited space and looks simple and cozy, in the best traditions of Scandinavian interior design. Airbnb Boat Page

Old fort

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Location: Jalaun, Uttar Pradesh, India

Price per room: $ 104

Approximately 200 km southeast of Agra, in the valleyThe Chambal River and on the outskirts of the modern city of Rampur, for six centuries, impregnable-looking walls and towers of the fort have risen. 14 generations of the Kachawaha clan lived here, whose history goes back over 900 years. And now in the 4 rooms of this magnificent palace-style in Indian style anyone can spend the night. Almost for nothing, considering all this historical magnificence. The legend (and how can it be without her in India?) Says that at the place where the fort now stands, a goat was once seen, driving away a wolf. This was regarded as a sign of strength and courage, a good sign for the construction site of the fort. At first it was a fortress for defense, with jagged walls and a moat. Subsequent generations, however, made the fort habitable, adding in particular harem, stables, granaries and temples. In the early 1900s, the interiors of the fort were modernized by the British. Guest rooms - with interiors in the style of the Raj era and, importantly, with quite modern bathrooms with them. Airbnb Fort Page

House on the plane

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Location: Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef, Loire Atlantic, France

Price per day: $ 102

Converted aircraft for housing - anotherAirbnb "trick". There are several such sites on the site, in different parts of the world. In this case, the aircraft-hotel is just a couple of kilometers from the beaches of the Atlantic coast, on the outskirts of the town with the complex name of Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef. From May to September guests of the mini-hotel can use the swimming pool. Suitable for families with children. The plane fit: a separate bedroom with a large bed, two single folding beds in the cabin, a small but fully functional kitchenette, a shower, and ... a toilet on the place of the co-pilot. The owner of the aircraft, Guillaume, apparently, a man with humor. Airbnb Aircraft Page

House on a volcano

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Price per night: $ 275

Location: Hawaii, USA

Very close to the active volcano Kilauea,Hawaiian Volcanic National Park, right in the middle of a wet rainforest, is another building from the family of "tree houses". You can go to the accommodation along the path in the forest. Inside the house there are absolutely all the benefits of civilization: a bedroom, a living room, a kitchen, a fireplace, a TV, a jacuzzi and stained-glass windows. On the second floor there is a terrace under the roof, from which it is convenient to observe exotic birds and the forest, which is always shrouded in a damp mist. This cozy house with beautifully executed interiors, hidden deep in the forest, among Hawaiian endemics growing on lava, was conceived as an addition to a Balinese style pavilion for weddings. So it is designed mainly for honeymooners on their honeymoon in Hawaii. Airbnb home page

Crazy House in Dalat

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BDRT50 The Crazy House in Dalat, Vietnam

Location: Dalat, Vietnam

Price per day: $ 35

Start, probably, it is necessary that this is strangethe construction came up with and built the daughter of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, for many years the former right-hand man of Ho Chi Minh. Architect Dang Viet Nga was born in Hanoi, she studied at the Architectural Institute in Moscow for 14 years, moved to Dalat in 1983, and in 1990 she began building her own hotel, which was conceived as a hotel for lovers. Each of the ten rooms in the hotel is dedicated to some animal, which also symbolizes a particular country. For example, a bear in one of the rooms is Russia, a tiger is China, etc. Finish the villa-hotel was planned for 2020, now construction is still ongoing. To find money for the continuation of construction, Dang Viet Nga decided not only to rent hotel rooms, but also to sell entrance tickets there, like in a museum. Therefore, one of the hotel’s rules is always open doors to rooms. A bit strange, of course, to live in such conditions. But this is “Crazy House”, there is a strange not only architecture, but also rules. Airbnb home page

Residential Ski Jump

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Location: Oslo, Norway

One of the most impressive lots of Airbnb, which is now unfortunately not available. But what an idea!

The Holmenkollen Springboard was built in 1892,near the capital of Norway. Many championships were held here, including jump competitions in the framework of the Winter Olympics. At the highest point of the springboard, where athletes usually prepare to jump, a furnished penthouse was equipped with huge windows to the floor, from which one of the best views of Oslo, snowy mountain peaks and forests that go beyond the horizon, opens. 250 steps lead to the apartments from the bottom, and on the ground floor there is the first ski museum in the world. A page with a description on Airbnb.

P.S. Save to your bookmarks, it is always good to have such a selection at hand. I used to add myself similar houses in the Wishlist, in order to use it on occasion and not waste time searching, now I’m sharing with you.

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