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These Are Some Of The Most Unbelievable AirBnBs In Its New ‘OMG!’ Category

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With it already possible to search through more than fifty different categories when choosing a place to stay on AirBnB – the popular online marketplace for lodging has just added another.

It has been titled the ‘OMG!’ category – and already has more than 500 different homes and rooms listed within it.

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Image: Breathtaking Mountain views in cozy Birdbox

But, before we take a look at what the latest addition to AirBnB’s ‘category’ list is all about – here is some information on how AirBnB works, including what search options and filters users can currently use to find the perfect accommodation.

AirBnB Offers Many Different Search Options And Filters To Help You Find The Perfect Place

With AirBnB it is possible to refine your search in a number of ways when looking for the right accommodation for your trip or vacation.

AirBnB mobile application

In fact, it possible to narrow down your search using multiple filters on AirBnB’s platform – which includes:

  • entering a price range for your trip so that you can stick your budget
  • selecting the ‘type of place’ that suits your accommodation needswith it possible to choose from an ‘entire place’, ‘private room’ or ‘shared room’
  • selecting the number of bedrooms, beds and bathrooms that you requirewith it even possible to search for a place that has in excess of 8 beds, bathrooms or separate bedrooms.
a bedroom in an AirBnB listing

Actually, these are just a few of the filters that you can take advantage of when looking for the perfect AirBnB that ‘ticks the boxes’ for what you are looking for – with it also possible to find a place based on its amenities and features.

For instance, you can tick a few boxes that will ensure only places that include things such as a swimming pool, gym, and jacuzzi – or simply an essential household item, such as a washing machine or dryer – will appear in the listings.

a swimming pool at an AirBnB listing

And, even before you begin refining your search – using the above mentioned filters – you can narrow down the places that will appear in the list displayed on your computer screen or mobile device by selecting one of the ‘categories’ listed at the very top of the AirBnB website or mobile application.

Here are a few examples of what these categories are: 

A woman exploring the beautiful nature at a national park
Beach houses in Barbados

So, what happens when you click on a category?

When you click on one of the categories – such as those listed above – you will find that the properties now appearing on your screen are relevant to what you just clicked on.

For example, if you select the category type ‘beach’ you will be able to view all rooms and properties that are either located on a beach – or at least within close proximity to one.

By clicking on ‘amazing views’ you will be presented with accommodation options that offer views that are ‘amazing’.

A female traveler admiring the amazing mountain view

You get the picture – ‘literally’ – it really is as simple and straightforward as that.

These are, however, just some of the categories that AirBnB currently offer, with it having already been mentioned that the company does in fact allow users to search through more than fifty across its platform.

And, if that wasn’t enough already, another category has been added to this list – with the company’s latest ‘OMG!’ category already live and active.

Young Wild & TREE(HOUSE) private hot tub AirBnB
Image: Young Wild & TREE(HOUSE) private hot tub

So, What Is The New ‘OMG!’ Category All About?

We are all probably aware of what the term ‘OMG’ means – with it commonly used to emphasise a sense of ‘wow’ and ‘shock’ at either hearing or seeing something.

And, that is exactly why the abbreviation has been used by AirBnB to identify a new type of category – as by selecting this category option you will be presented with rooms and properties that really do leave you with a sense of ‘shock’ due to their ‘wow’ factor.

Tiki Suites ~ The Grand Tiki AirBnB
Image: Tiki Suites ~ The Grand Tiki

So, with all that being said – let’s now take a look at some of the most unbelievable AirBnBs that feature in AirBnB’s new ‘OMG!’ category.

Apple Ridge Farm Caboose Bed & Breakfast #2 – Copper Hill, Virginia, United States

This AirBnB listing offers you the opportunity to spend a night in your very-own caboose car – which you would usually find coupled at the rear of a North American freight train.

Apple Ridge Farm Caboose Bed & Breakfast - #2 AirBnB
Image: Apple Ridge Farm Caboose Bed & Breakfast – #2

Although this property is compact when it comes to its size, it certainly features everything you’ll need for a comfortable stay – including a queen-sized bed, refrigerator, microwave, air conditioning and WiFi.

And, not only that, but you’ll also be able to take in the stunning scenery that surrounds this AirBnB – with mountain views and more than four miles of hiking trails around its location at the beautiful Apple Ridge Farm in Copper Hill, Virginia.

Interior view of Apple Ridge Farm Caboose Bed & Breakfast - #2
Image: Apple Ridge Farm Caboose Bed & Breakfast – #2

You’ll also be able to enjoy a stay at this unique AirBnB without breaking the bank too – especially compared to the majority of listings within the ‘OMG!’ category – with a night’s accommodation costing just $140.

For more information, details and photos of this AirBnB listing – click here

Luxury Jail Suite (Hard Time Hotel) – Pearland, Texas, United States

For most people, spending a night in jail is likely to not be at the top of one’s travel bucket list.

Luxury Jail Suite (Hard Time Hotel) AirBnB
Image: Luxury Jail Suite (Hard Time Hotel)

However, if it is then this AirBnB listing may be the one for you.

Located in the city of Pearland, Texas, this AirBnB listing offers you the opportunity to stay in a ‘luxury’ jail-themed room – that is even fitted with floor to ceiling bars and features its very-own electric chair.

You’ll even get to experience what it feels like to be a prisoner – with this AirBnB offering guests the opportunity to try on its orange prison robes, as well as a ‘mugshot’ wall to have your instagram-worthy ‘custody’ photo taken against.

Interior of Luxury Jail Suite (Hard Time Hotel) AirBnB
Image: Luxury Jail Suite (Hard Time Hotel)

But do not worry, unlike some jails you will not be confined to your ‘cell’ at all times – with it possible to use the property’s guest facilities – which includes an outdoor cabana bar, a swimming pool and an Egyptian game’s room.

And, just as with the previous AirBnB listing you won’t have to spend hundreds of dollars to stay here – with a night’s accommodation costing around $85 for two guests.

For more information, details and photos of this AirBnB listing – click here

Breathtaking Mountain views in cozy Birdbox
Image: Breathtaking Mountain views in cozy Birdbox

Breathtaking Mountain views in cozy Birdbox – Gaular, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

If you are not afraid to brave sub-zero temperatures then this ‘birdbox’ – which is located in Gaular, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway – might be right up your street.

Surrounded by some of the most beautiful natural scenery on the planet, you’ll be able to enjoy amazing views from the comfort of your very-own ‘bird box’.

Breathtaking Mountain views in cozy Birdbox
Image: Breathtaking Mountain views in cozy Birdbox

Although the accommodation itself does not offer much more than a bed and a small seating area, the design and location of this AirBnB listing is what makes it a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

As well as being able to look out to the stunning surroundings – whilst feeling warm and cozy inside your accommodation – you’ll also be able to put on your skis and enjoy a number of nearby skiing trails.

External view of Breathtaking Mountain views in cozy Birdbox
Image: Breathtaking Mountain views in cozy Birdbox

And, if you stay at this AirBnB during the summer months, you’ll be able to re-energize yourself by taking a dip at the beautiful nearby Langelandsvatnet lake.

A night staying at this Norwegian ‘Birdbox’ is advertised at $337.

For more information, details and photos of this AirBnB listing – click here

UFO 'Futuro styled Flying Saucer'!
Image: UFO ‘Futuro styled Flying Saucer’!

UFO ‘Futuro styled Flying Saucer’! – Redberth, United Kingdom

Yet, another very unique AirBnB listing – which offers you the opportunity to sleep in your very-own ‘flying saucer’.

This AirBnB is certainly going to make you feel like you have traveled to a galaxy far, far away – with its incredible spaceship look and design.

And, although the property might look small in its size, it can in fact sleep up to four people – with one double and two single beds featured in the accommodation.

UFO 'Futuro styled Flying Saucer'! pic 2
Image: UFO ‘Futuro styled Flying Saucer’!

Also, being situated in Redberth – which is located in the Welsh county of Pembrokeshire in the United Kingdom – you are only a short distance away from the popular seaside resorts of Tenby and Saundersfoot.

Therefore, this AirBnB is a great option for a family looking to enjoy a space-themed stay close to the beach.

The price for four guests to spend a night at this accommodation is currently being advertised at $291.

UFO 'Futuro styled Flying Saucer'! pic 3 AirBnB listing
Image: UFO ‘Futuro styled Flying Saucer’!

For more information, details and photos of this AirBnB listing – click here.

There Are More Than 500 Different Homes And Rooms Currently Listed Under The ‘OMG!’ Category On AirBnB

The above featured AirBnBs give you just a small taste of the kind of accommodations that you will find when you click on the new ‘OMG!’ category on the AirBnB website or mobile application.

Ark AirBnB listing
Image: Ark

As mentioned there are in excess of 500 different homes and rooms that are currently featured in this category – with all of them having a sense of uniqueness and a ‘wow’ factor that makes them stand out from the majority of AirBnB listings.

You can scroll through all of the AirBnB listings that are currently listed under the ‘OMG!’ category by clicking here.

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Elisa

Friday 1st of July 2022

Too bad that AirBnB got ridiculously expensive since the pandemic :-(.

Kashlee Kucheran

Friday 1st of July 2022

It really has!! I'm finding some 5-star hotels to be cheaper than moderate airBnB's in the same city :(

Tokyo Enjoyer

Thursday 30th of June 2022

Airbnb sucks. Hope Basedtravel and other alternatives take off.