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Today we talked about hostels in funny locations, e.g. old prisons. Since I'm going to Canada and USA very soon, I would really like to spend some nights in an old aircraft that is now a hostel. Is there anything like that?

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Not in North America, but I wish this had been open when I was in Stockholm: – Mark Mayo Jul 12 '12 at 6:51
I wonder if this guy is on VRBO: – Karlson Jun 9 '14 at 17:29
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OK, some time, so I've found the three best candidates that I can, although not all are entire planes...or in planes...

  1. First up, we have the Floridian Fly-in home + aircraft - you can rent a home, which comes WITH a plane and pool!

    Fly-in home + plane

  2. Next, Hughes' Cosmic Muffin. This is a plane that was owned by Howard Hughes, now converted into ... a house boat. The website is horrific, but the photos are really interesting.

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  3. Finally, some have their Malibu Beach House, but here we have the Malibu Wing House. About 4.5 million parts recycled from an old Boeing 747 were re-purposed to create this environmentally sustainable home, and the front portion of the fuselage and the upper first class cabin deck are used to shelter the guest house.

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As for a hostel, no, sorry, no luck so far aside from the one in Stockholm, but will keep looking!

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I think the closest you can get would be a "Helicopter" cottage at Winvian, though it's a bit on the expensive side.

There are plenty of treehouses and Wigwams though. :)

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