It’s a far cry from a room with a view.
A Dublin Airbnb host marketed a “personal room” underneath the celebrities for practically $75 an evening — but it surely was actually only a pop-up tent on a yard concrete slab.
The “pleasant tent in Dublin” itemizing was out there for 2 visitors, and provided one mattress and a shower, presumably in the home it was arrange behind. It was listed by an Airbnb host named Paul, who has greater than 1,500 opinions for different spots.
“I’m touring Europe from Australia and simply noticed this,” vacationer Nick Capa posted on Twitter.
“I nearly cried after I noticed how unreasonable precise lodging in Dublin are [at the moment], the tent’s trying the products,” he added.
The itemizing rivaled the “glamping” vans that dotted Huge Apple streets final 12 months, by which hosts wished $97 an evening.
Property costs within the Irish capital are skyrocketing, main some to initially consider the itemizing was a joke, The Solar reported.
However when a housing activist emailed the host, he responded that it was not a joke — although he additionally had “a snug sofa in the lounge” if she most well-liked.
“I’ve a really giant lounge for that and a number of other couches,” he added, noting that they have been additionally listed.
“Paul” has since deleted the itemizing. Measures enacted previous to the pandemic to cut back the variety of trip leases and put extra properties within the long-term market have failed, The Irish Instances reported.