These zany space-inspired Airbnbs are truly out of this world – and the cost of staying in them is too.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing on July 20, 1969, five hosts on Airbnb with homes that look like they belong on the Moon will offer stays for just $11 (£8.82) per night.
From a replica of a spaceship to a ‘flying saucer’, scroll down to see the ‘interstellar’ homes guaranteed to leave guests feeling starry-eyed.
Apollo 11 Spaceship – Pukaki, New Zealand
This remote Airbnb in New Zealand was modelled after the Apollo 11 spacecraft
The quirky cylindrical abode sleeps two people and amenities include a shower, toilet, microwave and refrigerator
The property boasts spectacular mountain views and it has roof windows so guests can gaze up at the night sky
Get ready for lift-off at this quirky Airbnb modelled after the Apollo 11 spacecraft.
It was built from scratch by host Peter and it includes roof windows in the bedroom so guests can lay in bed and imagine they’re flying through space.
The abode sleeps two people and amenities include a shower, toilet, microwave and refrigerator.
Priced at $11 (£8.82) per night, plus applicable taxes and fees. Availability: September 13-15, 2019, and September 27-29, 2019.
UFO futuro styled flying saucer – Redberth, United Kingdom
Guests can access this UFO-styled cabin via a remote-controlled hatch
The lodge features a domed roof with a central window so that travellers can gaze at the stars while in bed
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a flying saucer!
Nestled in the English countryside is a lodge styled after a UFO with a remote-controlled entry hatch.
The replica spaceship sleeps up to four guests on a double bed and sofas that double up as single beds. Other amenities include a dining area, wardrobe, kettle and microwave. There is also a monitor so that guests can play classic 80’s games like Space Invaders.
Priced at $11 (£8.82) per night, plus applicable taxes and fees. Availability: September 27-29, 2019, and October 4-6, 2019.
Moon Camp: A Joshua Retreat – Joshua Tree, California
This moon-like retreat in the Californian desert has an outdoor area complete with a fire pit so that guests can keep warm while they soak up the starlit skies
Travellers who fancy an off-the-grid stay will love this moon-base-like retreat in the wilds of California.
The unusual home, which sleeps up to six guests, features a ‘peaceful outdoor area’, complete with a fire-pit, grill, hammock, and director chairs so guests can make the most of the twinkling night sky.
Adding to its futuristic appeal, the home is powered entirely by solar panels.
Priced at $11 (£8.82) per night, plus applicable taxes and fees. Availability: August 16-18, 2019, and September 6-8, 2019.
Unique and secluded airship – Scotland
For those looking to get off-grid, this remote airship on a Scottish island might appeal
The aluminium pod features floor-to-ceiling windows so guests can admire the sweeping views
Located on a picturesque island in Scotland, this spacious airship is described as a ‘work of art’.
The aluminium pod, which sleeps two, features floor-to-ceiling windows so guests can admire the sweeping views.
And for a spot of constellation spotting there is an outdoor deck and cosy blankets to wrap up in. Other amenities include a bathroom, indoor fireplace, coffee maker, kitchenette, WiFi and free parking.
Priced at $11 (£8.82) per night, plus applicable taxes and fees. Availability: October 24-26, 2019, and November 21-23, 2019.
Architect’s off-grid stargazing – Twentynine Palms, California
An Airbnb on the doorstep of Joshua Tree National Park features a bedroom with no roof
A peek inside the outdoor bedroom, which was specially designed with stargazers in mind
Appealing to stargazers, this stylish cabin set against a lunar-like landscape features a bedroom with no roof.
It is on the doorstep of Joshua Tree National Park, which is renowned for its spectacular night skies.
The minimalist lodge can sleep up to six people thanks to another bedroom indoors and a pull-out couch.
Priced at $11 (£8.82) per night, plus applicable taxes and fees. Availability: August 9-11, 2019, and August 16-18, 2019.
- The Airbnb promotion will run for a limited selection of dates occurring throughout August, September, October, and November. This deal will be available for bookings made on July 20, starting between 1pm and 2pm BST.