A giant (fake) potato has been turned into a home that you can rent on Airbnb. The Idaho Potato Hotel is a 6-ton potato structure that was created to promote spuds across the US.
As of late, a 6-ton potato prop has been changed over into an Airbnb in Idaho in the wake of touring the US for six years. Presently called the Big Idaho Potato Hotel, the fake spud traveled on the back of a semi-truck for the Idaho Potato Commission to promote the state's yield, as indicated by the Idaho Statesman.
When it was finished with the gigantic vegetable's tour, the commission didn't quite know how to manage it until tiny house engineer Kristie Wolfe proposed transforming it into a rental home, the outlet revealed.
Wolfe had gone through two years with the spud on its tour and told the Idaho Statesman she had for the longest time been itching to transform it into a rental home. "I had the perfect lot and someday I was going to get that potato and turn it into something cool," she told the outlet.
On Monday, the potato was disclosed at a grand opening, as indicated by a Facebook post from the Idaho Potato Commission. "For #EarthDay a 6 ton Idaho Potato has been officially recycled as an Airbnb, now called the Big Idaho Potato Hotel!" the post said.
The post additionally included photographs of the Potato Hotel, which even has a restroom. "If you really just wanted to know what it’s like to be inside a potato as opposed to having a potato inside you, here’s a great opportunity to experience it," Frank Muir, the Idaho Potato Commission president, and CEO, told KIVI Boise.
The bathroom isn't huge, but it has tall ceilings and all of the essentials that one would expect to find. The entire Airbnb, including the bathroom, is dotted with houseplants. Moreover, there's also a bathtub that fits right in with the greater theme.
As per its Airbnb page, the potato likewise has air conditioning, heating facilities, and an indoor chimney. Listed as a farm stay on the website, the one-room potato can just host two individuals and has a king-sized bed.
Moreover, it costs $200 per night to book a stay in the potato, which is situated on 400 acres of farmland 25 miles southeast of Boise, as per the Idaho Statesman. The outlet revealed the potato/inn is 28 feet long, 12 feet wide, 11.5 feet tall and 336 square feet. All in all, it's safe to say that this giant potato rental is surely a one-of-a-kind experience for all the potato lovers out there, so what are you waiting for?