Whether you’re a fan of Lord of the Rings or not, you’ll surely want to stay in the Hobbit Pod. We’ve featured a lot of Hobbit homes before in which fans have designed their houses based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s novels. Round doors, curved wood beams and built into hillsides, the Hobbit House actually became a trend in home design. If you ever wonder how it feels to live like a Halfling, there’s a Hobbit House that you can rent thru Airbnb. Yes, consider our Christmas getaway settled.
Known as the CroPod, this Lord of the Rings inspired cabin is located in the County Donegal countryside, Ireland. This is the perfect holiday destination in a wild landscape. Just like any other Hobbit House, the CroPod features a round façade and a dome-like construction with minimal interior space intended for the Halflings. This cozy cabin comfortably accommodates two guests at a time and has all the amenities you need. It has a a double bed, bathroom, kitchen and a laptop-friendly workspace.
When you want to unwind and enjoy nature, you can walk to the secluded beach nearby or trek the mountain to get a view of the breathtaking seven lakes. You can also stay inside the pod the entire time and imagine yourself living in Hobbiton. How you spend your vacation is up to you. The pod has central heating, a TV, refrigerator and Wi-fi access so you’ll never get bored inside the house.
This Hobbit Pod is on a beautiful hillside
If you’re interested in staying in the pod, check out the Airbnb listing and reserve your spot now. Take note that accommodation is available for 2 nights minimum and for 2 guests only. Furthermore, price rate varies according to season and may set you back higher during peak season (holidays). In addition to the accommodation, you’ll also need to pay for the cleaning fee and service fee. One satisfied guest wrote:
“The pod is absolutely amazing experience. Waking up to the view of the lough from the pod is breathtaking. A very well designed space which doesn’t sacrifice on comfort and amenities. We were kept very warm on a cold day! The pod exceeded all our expectations and it will exceed yours too.”