Millennial travelers will account for nearly half of the 393.7 million Airbnb nights spent in 2022, more than Gen X and baby boomers combined. Airbnbs offer a more homely environment, often with kitchen and laundry facilities, additional bedrooms for children, and living spaces for parents to enjoy after the kids are in bed. Airbnb rentals are often more attractive and personal than hotel rooms.
Summer travelers on a budget who are still looking for that wow factor in Airbnb rentals are in luck. Bet MGM We analyzed Airbnb data to reveal the most affordable wow factor Airbnb across the country.
Airbnb is most popular with millennial travelers
Millennials are defined as those born between 1981 and 1996, approaching middle age and often becoming parents.according to YouGov and research company Morning consultationmetersmillennium traveler Look for unique, budget-friendly stays that Airbnb offers instead of traditional hotels. Here’s how these 10 budget-friendly and unique Airbnbs stack up.
Baying Hound Campground is the most affordable Wow Factor Airbnb
The host has a variety of Airbnb stays, but the cheapest is Trippy Tortoise Shell-ter, which costs $25 a night and has 4.90 star reviews. It includes part of a truck cab and a permanent turtle-inspired camper/tent, playfully referred to by the hosts as a “shelter.” The exterior is decorated by professional artists.
The floors are padded, but superhosts Bobby and Amanda recommend bringing a sleeping bag with you. Bay Inhound Campground is located 10 minutes he from downtown Asheville, North Carolina.
No. 2: Grain bins from a chicken coop in Blanchard, Oklahoma
At $49 per night, this private room on a 5.0-star farm is a converted grain bunker surrounded by cows, guinea fowl, chickens and peacocks.
The Chicken Coop Gain Bin is for 2 people. The bathroom and kitchen are shared with another unit. Guests can purchase 100% grass-fed beef from the farm to enhance their stay.
No. 3: Retreat in Pulaski, New York
The retreat costs $60 per night and is rated 4.99. The host describes it as ‘a private room in a perfectly maintained unique home on a quiet country road’. Amenities include a nearby river and snowmobile trails.
Scenic NYS Route 3, 1.5 miles away, takes you to local beaches and state parks, as well as local fishing and restaurants.
North Carolina and Washington tied for fourth
No. 4 on the list is Yome Away from Home in Weaverville, NC and Beautiful Getaway in Spokane, WA.
Yome Away from Home is a $62/night yurt with a 4.88 star review. The yurt has a queen mattress, mini kitchen and dining area and is provided with propane heaters from October to March.
Beautiful Getaway has 4.89 star reviews and is located on a 500-acre nature reserve with ponds, wildlife, and trails. Inside amenities include underfloor heating and a fully stocked commercial kitchen.
5th Place: Underground Hobbit Hall in Sustainable Ecovillage, Del Norte County, California
If you could say you spent the night in a hobbit hole, this unique Airbnb is $64 a night and has a 4.55 star rating. The unit is built on a hillside in an off-grid village in Smith River He Canyon in Northern California.
Host Dan warns that this unique farmstay unit can get damp during the wet season and advises guests to bring their own firewood.
6th place: Retromania Airbnb in Houston
Airbnb Retromania is rated 4.50 stars and costs $116 per night.the host describes it as a unique, interactive home that welcomes photography and creative, artistic interiors.
Located in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood, this space sleeps four and is a pop culture lover’s dream. With bright, flashy decor and Instagram-worthy wall art and murals, everything about decor is whimsical and fun.
No. 7: Lakeside Chalet on Lake Connaught, Pennsylvania
This Airbnb in Connaught Lake, Pennsylvania, costs $80 a night and is rated 4.97. The newly renovated chalet sits on over 11 acres and is within minutes of Lake Connaught, Fireman’s Beach and Icehouse Park.
The chalet sleeps six people, making it an affordable option for a large family or two families vacationing together.
8th Place: Sun One Organic Farm, Bethlehem, Connecticut
If you’ve ever wanted to sleep in a silo, you can do it for $73 a night. The silo, a converted 1940s farmhouse, has 30-foot-high ceilings and a bathroom designed by one of the country’s leading green building designers. This unique he has an Airbnb rating of 4.79.
Bathroom facilities are located in a separate building from the bedrooms. Guests can roam the 65-acre farm and have access to the outdoor fire pit unless a bushfire warning is in effect.
4-way tie for 9th spot
Four AirbnbBs line up for ninth place. These include Cozy, Warm and Adorable Hobbit House in Bainbridge Island, Washington; Stargazing Hut – Mosey Forest Glamping in Newport, Tennessee; Bunkhouse at Love’s Hideaway in Ragro, Indiana; Silo in Colbran, Colorado .
A hobbit house on Bainbridge Island, Washington, costs $78 a night and sleeps two adults. Additional guests can stay in tents on site for an additional $20. The Stargazing Hut is $76 a night and includes a breakfast of farm-fresh eggs, oatmeal, and French-press coffee.
The Bunkhouse at Love’s Hideaway is $73 per night. This unique and amazing Airbnb is a 15-foot round grain silo transformed into a loft one-bedroom tiny home. The Colbran, Colorado Silo is $71 and is perfect for those looking for solitude. Lots of open space but no indoor plumbing or TV.
Two Texas Airbnbs tie for 10th place
Both of these Texas Airbnbs can be rented for $79 a night. Luxury Jail Suite in Pearland is rated 4.88 and Nopalito Train Car Apartment in Edinburgh, TX is rated 4.95.
The Luxury Jail Suite sleeps up to 4 and comes complete with orange robes and prison props for memorable vacation photos. There is a private outdoor shower, but other toilet facilities are shared.
Nopalito Train Car Apartment has 2 bedrooms and sleeps 4 people. This modified 1850s train of his has a kitchen and a synthetic toilet.
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