Will Smith hosting ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ mansion on Airbnb
'It’s just as fly as it was when I first rolled up the driveway,' Smith wrote of the house used for his famous NBC series.
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the debut of his hit ’90s NBC series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Will Smith and Airbnb are teaming up to give a few lucky fans an interactive experience at the show’s iconic mansion.
“Starting September 29 at 11:00 a.m. PDT, groups of up to two Los Angeles County residents will have the chance to book one of five nostalgic stays in Will’s wing of the home occurring on October 2, October 5, October 8, October 11, and October 14 for only $30 a night, recognizing the 30 years since the world-famous mansion became a pop culture architectural icon,” Airbnb said in a statement.
“The stays will take place for one night each in Will’s wing of the decked-out mansion.” they said, “with access to Will’s posh bedroom and bathroom, a poolside lounge area, and an elegant dining room.”
“It’s just as fly as it was when I first rolled up the driveway,” Smith wrote in the description. “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?”
Per California’s COVID-19 guidelines, only two guests who currently live in the same household will be able to book the house. Further, Airbnb has committed to an enhanced cleaning protocol.
Smith’s longtime friend and former musical partner is targeting Airbnb users too.
“DJ Jazzy Jeff will also be hosting an Airbnb Online Experience in which he’ll teach guests how to spin & scratch like a hip-hop legend,” the statement continues. “Aspiring DJs can request to book this one-time event at a special link. The virtual experience will take place on October 1.”
In addition, the popular home-sharing site will be giving a financial gift to the Boys & Girls Clubs of both men’s native Philadelphia. The donation will help provide skill-building programs, recreational activities and empowerment tools to youth in need.
Airbnb offers other off-the-beaten-path experiences, including filming locations, on its Unique Stays page.
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