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Five Amazing Spaces You'd Never See If Not For Airbnb

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Airbnb has been opening windows into elaborately decorated, unconventional homes since the website started up. Of course, if you're looking for luxe hotel amenities, you should look elsewhere, but if you want free use of the house vintage cruiser bike, you're in luck.

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1. Mt. Airy Designer Home

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Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119

A designer home full of reclaimed details from a Wanamaker Mansion. The house includes a second story terrace that overlooks a yard with a small pond.

2. Elfreth's Alley Rowhome

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Elfreth's Alley, 126 Elfreths Alley
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Elfreth's alley is the oldest street in the nation, and this house was built by Josiah Elfreth, the grandson of the man the street is named for. It includes period furnishings, and couldn't be closer to Philly's historic attractions.

3. Rittenhouse Three Bedroom

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South 16th Street & Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Want a bird's eye view of the city's skyline? Want to stay two blocks from Philly's ritziest park? Here's your pick! This place not only comes with an amazing roof deck, it also includes the entire house full of chic furnishings.

4. Dupree Studio

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3617 Haverford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Anyone can say that their home is an "artist's loft", but Dupree Studios is a property designed, decorated, and renovated by an actual artist. It's also located in University City, so it's a great choice for people looking to visit or meet at Drexel or Penn

5. The Spunker Bunker

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North Lawrence Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Sure, the name's a little weird, but this artsy compound in NoLibs offers guests the chance to hang out in an interior courtyard, and to have a loft all to themselves.

1. Mt. Airy Designer Home

Carpenter Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19119

A designer home full of reclaimed details from a Wanamaker Mansion. The house includes a second story terrace that overlooks a yard with a small pond.

Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119

2. Elfreth's Alley Rowhome

Elfreth's Alley, 126 Elfreths Alley, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Elfreth's alley is the oldest street in the nation, and this house was built by Josiah Elfreth, the grandson of the man the street is named for. It includes period furnishings, and couldn't be closer to Philly's historic attractions.

Elfreth's Alley, 126 Elfreths Alley
Philadelphia, PA 19106

3. Rittenhouse Three Bedroom

South 16th Street & Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Want a bird's eye view of the city's skyline? Want to stay two blocks from Philly's ritziest park? Here's your pick! This place not only comes with an amazing roof deck, it also includes the entire house full of chic furnishings.

South 16th Street & Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

4. Dupree Studio

3617 Haverford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Anyone can say that their home is an "artist's loft", but Dupree Studios is a property designed, decorated, and renovated by an actual artist. It's also located in University City, so it's a great choice for people looking to visit or meet at Drexel or Penn

3617 Haverford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104

5. The Spunker Bunker

North Lawrence Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Sure, the name's a little weird, but this artsy compound in NoLibs offers guests the chance to hang out in an interior courtyard, and to have a loft all to themselves.

North Lawrence Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123