Money can buy nostalgia at the rate of $ 4 a night at7;s movie collection. in Bend, Oregon. Later this month, Blockbuster and its utopian promises of VHS-powered movie nights will be available as a temporary Airbnb complete with an alluring bed, bean bags and unobstructed access to the store̵
The store is described as “an ode to the magic of film, the simplest of times and the sense of community that could once be found in Blockbuster locations around the world”.
Unfortunately for most of us, there are many restrictions on who can book a nap. You must be a resident of Deschutes County and all guests must come from the same home. Friends, parties, smoking, drugs and pets are not allowed.
Booking requests open on August 17th. There will be three one-night stays available on September 18, September 19 and September 20. The store can accommodate up to four people for each sleep.
While the store has a bathroom, it has no shower. However, there will be snacks, including Popcorn, Gobstoppers, Nerds, Raisinets and Laffy Taffy. The store management has also promised “endless hand sanitizers”.
“Please note that while this is normally a fully operational store, we will make the return on the date of your stay – which will take place overtime – so that the store is cleaned and prepared in accordance with the CDC guidelines and in accordance with Airbnb’s enhanced refinement protocol, “the state regulates the home.
There is one last rule guests must adhere to: “Be polite, crawl! (And have fun!)” All your ’90s return dreams can come true, you lucky Blockbuster Airbnbers.