Unique Airbnb listing offers stay in rough area of St. Louis

4 months 1 week 2 days ago February 12, 2017 Feb 12, 2017 Sunday, February 12 2017 Sunday, February 12, 2017 2:48:00 PM CST in News
Source: AP
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Airbnb listing is blunt and honest, describing a "not-so-great" home in a predominantly low-income area of St. Louis surrounded by an abundance of vacant homes and abandoned buildings.

And perhaps surprisingly, the listing has generated plenty of guests.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Natalie Vowell of north St. Louis has received quite a bit of social media attention for the home she lists on Airbnb under the title: "Home is Where The Hood Is."

Vowell says she and her husband were trying to be humorous, but accurate, too.

Guests have included students, professionals and travelers attending local conferences.

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