It's a Bird, It's a Plane...It's a Hostel!

We've always been captivated by the rare phenomenon of converting modes of transportation into more permanent dwellings (e.g. buses, train cars, boats being turned into homes). But we'd never heard of a plane being forever grounded for the purpose of housing anyone...

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Let alone travelers to Stockholm, Sweden. But that's exactly what happened to Jumbo Hostel, a former Boeing 747. The hostel is located at the Arlanda Airport in Stockholm.

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The Jumbo Hostel made this year's Metropolitan Home's Design 100 list, which praises the year's most notable designs.

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The hostel includes 25 bedrooms (85 beds), and 9 bathrooms. Fittingly, the cockpit of the Jumbo Hostel is reserved for the honeymoon suite!

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Has anyone had the delight of visiting the Jumbo Hostel? For more information, check out the Jumbo Hostel website here.

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