Five of Cork's coolest Airbnbs – Irish Examiner

With restrictions easing and streaks of sun peeking out from behind the clouds, it’s officially staycationing time- and we could not be happier.

According to AirDNA, a lot of others are feeling similarly, with Airbnb and Vrbo bookings in Ireland up 63% last month. 

When the pandemic hit, rental sites became the way forward, as people looked to have entire properties to themselves rather than spending time in shared hotel spaces. In Cork, there were over 5,000 overnight stays booked between the two platforms in August alone last year.

There’s no shortage of rebel rentals, however, with 324 active listings currently on Airbnb and Vrbo across the county. We sifted through some of the most unique out there.

The lux bus in Cobh 

The bus has an outdoor snug and seating area. Picture: Airbnb

If you’re looking for an original Airbnb experience in Cobh, this converted bus may be the way to go.

Laura’s renovated double decker can sleep up

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