The lucky guests with the best answer to one question will be able to build their own furniture as they see fit.
There is no shortage of Lego fanatics in the world, but a recent promotion and partnership with Airbnb may give a handful of enthusiasts bragging rights over the others.
The Lego House, located in Billund, Denmark, is now listed on Airbnb for a one-night stay. The residence listed is actually part of a larger public complex that features exhibits, displays, and countless other attractions to warm a Lego-lover’s heart.
The catch? Yeah, there’s always a catch.
Unlike most Airbnb listings, securing a night at the structure made of a staggering 25 million bricks isn’t as easy as booking online. Rather, a competition of sorts is underway to determine who the lucky guests are for the one-night-only engagement on Nov. 24.
The good news is that a night in the iconic accommodation is free of charge. The bad news is that to get your shot, you must beat out what will likely be thousands if not millions of Lego fans by giving the best answer to the following question posted on the Airbnb listing:
“If you and your family had an infinite supply of LEGO bricks, what would you build? Describe your dream creation by 11:59pm PST on November 16, 2017, and you could spend the night amongst an infinite supply of LEGO bricks — and create a version of your entry.”
How’s that for a daunting question? Does one get really technical and describe some sort of engineered super-structure? Or perhaps go the ideological route and suggest the construction of world peace? The potential responses are as endless as one’s imagination. Perhaps tempering people’s enthusiasm in answering is a 500-character English-language limit to responses.
While a night’s sleep on a bed made of Legos followed by rising in the morning in one’s bare feet onto a floor of Lego pieces may not be everyone’s notion of luxury, there are other perks to the trip that sweeten the deal. The winner and three guests of their choosing will be greeted with a tour of the home by none other than Jamie Berard, the mastermind behind the Lego Modular Buildings and acclaimed architecture series.
Image via Airbnb.
Once the guests are left to their own devices in the house, there is a litany of house rules — some whimsical, some practical — that will both enrich the guests’ stay and ensure they don’t trash the place in the process. Here are some of them:
• Play is mandatory!
• Parents are advised to wear LEGO-proof slippers at all times.
• If there’s anything you miss in your bedroom, feel free to build it yourself.
• The bed is so comfy, you might need a brick separator in the morning.
• If 25 million bricks aren’t enough, a real LEGO moulding machine is installed in the lobby.
• We know you’re looking for that one rare brick, but please refrain from diving into the LEGO pool.
• No night at the LEGO House would be complete without BRICKfast in bed.
• State of the art home security: just throw some bricks on the floor before leaving!
I’ll repeat: Do not dive into the Lego pool. You never know how a Lego geek’s enthusiasm may get the best of their better judgment.
Good luck, and find entry rules and the submission form on the incredible home’s Airbnb listing.