Living in Westeros just became a reality.
Words by Maisie Bovingdon
Game of Thrones season eight is fast approaching, and while this will be the last EVER instalment (sob), fans of the HBO series can continue the medieval franchise on their own by checking themselves into a vast array of authentic GoT-esque Air BnBs across the globe.
Yes, it seems that the popular holiday rental site caters for everyone’s needs, including those obsessed with the HBO series.
Holidaygoers can pretend they have been transported to Westeros and be the King or Queen of their own castle with these Air BnB homes.
Bring your GoT-themed Easter treats, tune into the final season (this week, people!!) and you’ve got the perfect weekend on your hands.
If the name of this Westhall site, in England, doesn’t set pulses racing, maybe the decor will.
Residents can pick from one of two bedrooms, with an en suite bathroom and a complimentary breakfast so regal that you’ll be channelling Daenerys.
The exterior is a huge talking point with its oak frames (also a huge feature in every room inside the property), while the slanted roof adds to its authenticity.
The private room is surrounded by greenery and with a giant red dragon feature perched on the chimney it is the perfect fortress for any GoT fanatic to get some much needed R&R.
Guests can stay for one to three nights maximum for £295 per night.
GoT fanatics will know part of the series was filmed in Croatia, so what if we said you can stay near to where scenes were filmed?
Just 100 metres from the Dubrovnik Walls in the Old Town lies Villa Mediterranean, which offers guests a very relaxing break for £628 per night.
The decor will transport you back to 299 AC with the high ceilings, wooden spiral staircases, and domed windows, while the simplistic furnishing screams the Stark family.
There are five bedrooms and five bathrooms for guests to indulge in, as well as an atmospheric round table in the centre of the lounge, and a chandelier.
Looking for a city break with a twist? Palatial apartments are for you, situated in the Spanish city of Seville, and listed as a ‘castle in Seville’ on Air BnB – need we say more?
The apartment is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance from hotspots Alcazar Palace and the Cathedral.
The decor has been kept to a minimum with cream painted walls, or printed tiles in the four bathrooms, although there is an outdoor pool to relax in after flying dragons and storming castles.
Expect patterned rugs, wooden furnishings, ornate paintings, and GoT style thick wooden doors with warriors carved into the back of panels.
Among the neutral interiors, patterned rugs and wooden furnishings are more detailed personal touches.
Pricing wise, you’re looking at around £671 per night.
Air BnB has outdone itself with this one, with Drummond Castle easily passing for a Game of Thrones film set.
Yes, Drummond Tower/Castle ticks all the boxes, for its location, appearance and GoT vibes.
The Tower, which was built in 1858, accommodates up to four guests. The one bedroom accommodation is as authentic as it can get with interior bare brick walls, wooden furnishings and a stone spiral staircase. You can’t help but feel like you’re walking through the hidden passages of the eerie crypt.
The site has been kitted out to the max, with bookshelves, and extravagant furnishings, from oxblood leather sofas to blood red curtains.
But there’s no need to feel like a damsel in distress as guests can keep an eye out for any invasions from the rooftop of the tower, which has a table and chairs for your leisure, or wander around the many fields surrounding the Irish property.
Iceland is the perfect setting for those wanting a mini-break to rival Essos because of the snow, surrounding mountains, and eerily dark evenings, which is why this log cabin in Iceland’s capital of Reykavik is the perfect getaway.
The log cabin is exactly what you’d expect from its name, homing up to four guests, whether couples or a family, with two bedrooms, and one bathroom.
It is located near the Blue Lagoon, as well as the main city centre of Reykavik, Golden Circle and geothermal area.
The cabin is fully furnished with a wooden interior and exterior – as you’d imagine – furnished with animal hide rugs and scandi style decor.
The log cabin allows guests the peace and tranquility they are after, set back and surrounded by fir trees.
The log cabin is available at £113 per night.
This Moroccan resort is the perfect medley of luxury and authenticity, but with a more affordable price tag of £30 per night, although this may vary depending on peak season.
The family-owned kasbah will leave you feeling like a royal, with the complimentary breakfast served to your room.
In true Moroccan style, the bedroom walls are painted in the authentic terracotta shade, with bamboo beams and furniture laden around the candle-lit rooms.
A lounge and courtyard over the four levels of the property also provide prime Instagram opportunities.
The home is located inside the historic Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, World Heritage of UNESCO, and if that wasn’t enough, a stork guards the premises with a nest perched at the top of the tower like your very own dragon.
BRB – off to book all of these now.
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