Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air Mansion Put Up On Airbnb, Immediately Books Out
Fans snapped up the chance to stay in the mansion for $30 a night.
Will Smith might not be doing much acting during the COVID-19 pandemic, but now he's found a new gig--he's signed up as an Airbnb host for guests who want to stay in the iconic Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air mansion. Sadly the mansion won't be a long-term accommodation option on the booking site, but some fans are about to have an amazing stay, as reported by TMZ.
The Airbnb collab was created as a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, the show that launched Will Smith's career. While Smith doesn't actually own the mansion, he's teamed up with the people who do to offer a stay in a private wing of the house on Airbnb. The house was used for exterior shots for the show, while interiors were shot on studio sets.
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"Ready for the freshest staycation ever?" the Airbnb listing reads. "If this place looks familiar that’s because it’s just as fly as it was when I first rolled up the driveway. I’m back. And this time, I’m handing you the keys so you’ll have my wing of the mansion all to yourself - but my sneaker collection is off limits, aight?"
The stays were offered as single nights only, for a very affordable $30 a pop. All of them have now been redeemed, with no vacancies listed on the Airbnb page (though it can't hurt to check again, right?). Due to COVID-19, no travelling was allowed for this stay--it was only opened to residents of LA County. Will Smith and the gang won't, unfortunately, be there with you if you go.
Airbnb will be making a one-time donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia to mark the event.
If you missed out on staying in the Fresh Prince mansion, there's still more in store for fans of the show in 2020. Will Smith recently teased a reunion episode that was filmed earlier in September, due to air around Thanksgiving. Smith is also collaborating on Bel-Air, a series reboot of the Fresh Prince based on a YouTube video.
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