AirBnb is a great service, but it’s also pretty creepy. Complete strangers occupy your intimate living quarters. Meanwhile, you show up for your dream vacation in Delaware – and find that the room you rented looks like something out of Silence of the Lambs. Sometimes the clues are in the AirBnB ad. With that in mind, here are 10 AirBnB rental fails. Live and learn….
- Individual must stay at least 30 days.
- At least 2 weeks written notice must be given prior to departure date.
- Sheets, pillows and covers are not provided. They are available for rent for $25
Let’s face it, an AirBnb apartment is cheaper to rent than a hotel for sex workers wanting to make a buck.
“It’s more discreet and much cheaper than The Waldorf,” said one prostitute. “Hotels have doormen and cameras. They ask questions. Apartments are usually buzz-in.”
A clue that your AirBnb might’ve been used as a brothel is left over lube and expensive camera parts.
A man in Manhattan was under the impression he had rented out his posh apartment to a family man. He came home early to find a BBW orgy going on. One person blasted out the man’s address in a tweet trumpeting an “XXX FREAK FEST.” Whoops!
4) Heroin Habitat
What a great rental if you happen to be a cast member of the film, Trainspotting. This hell on earth comes with the caption: "The perfect place to relax and do that heroin you’ve been meaning to do."
I don’t know if it’s a good thing or a bad thing that the room photo is blurry. It’s what you can’t see that scares me.
6) Suicide Room
This is the perfect room to rent if you have plans to kill yourself. Remember, the room does come with a chair.
The ad for this “winner” lists that it’s “safe” over 15 times. And if you’re not sure if you’re safe, it’s a good thing they installed the bars over the windows.
8) Racecar Bed?
There’re so many untold stories with this room. Who won all the awards? And where is that person now? (Without their awards.) The only thing that would make this room more ideal is if they rented it with a racecar bed.
9) Old Timey
This AirBnB comes complete with ghosts. Let’s party like it were 1899!
10) Superman Room
The selling point for renting this room is the giant Superman. Like Santa, this Superman sees you when you’re sleeping and knows when you’re awake.
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