World’s last Blockbuster will host movie-themed Airbnb sleepovers complete with VHS player

The world’s final Blockbuster has created a “front room” for sequence of Airbnb sleepovers.


Cash should buy nostalgia on the price of $four per night time at the world’s last Blockbuster video store in Bend, Oregon.

Later this month, the Blockbuster and its utopian promise of VHS-fueled movie nights will be available as a temporary Airbnb full with a pull-out sofa, bean luggage and unfettered entry to the shop’s movie assortment.

Sure, there’s a VHS participant out there.


The store is described as “an ode to film magic, less complicated instances and the sense of group that might as soon as be present in Blockbuster places around the globe.”

Sadly for many of us, there are a variety of restrictions on who can guide a sleepover. You have to be a resident of Deschutes County and all company should come from the identical family. Associates, events, smoking, medication and pets aren’t allowed. 

Reserving requests open up on Aug. 17. There will probably be three one-night stays out there on Sept. 18, Sept. 19 and Sept. 20. The shop can accommodate as much as 4 folks for every sleepover.

Whereas the shop has a toilet, it does not have a bathe. Nevertheless, there will probably be snacks, together with popcorn, Gobstoppers, Nerds, Raisinets and Laffy Taffy. The shop administration has additionally promised “infinite hand sanitizer.”

“Please be aware that whereas that is usually a completely functioning retailer, we will probably be doing curbside pickup on the date of your keep — which is able to happen exterior of retailer hours — in order that the shop will probably be cleaned and ready in accordance with CDC tips and in keeping with the Airbnb enhanced cleansing protocol,” the house rules state.

There’s one remaining rule company should abide by: “Be type, rewind! (And have enjoyable!).” Could all of your ’90s throwback goals come true, you fortunate Blockbuster Airbnbers.

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Amanda Kooser