You Can Now Stay At Shrek’s House On AirBnB In Scotland

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Shrek, the charming ogre in Dreamworks’ animation franchise of the same name, famously lives in a swamp throughout the films. The star-studded voice acting cast, humorously outrageous fairytale plots, and Smash Mouth infused soundtrack have garnered the franchise a multi generational fan base. Now, fans can stay at Shrek’s cabin in the swamp.

Shrek’s house, located in Highland Council, Scotland, will be available to take reservations starting this October. The first film from the franchise was released in 2001, and starred the likes of Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow, Eddie Murphy, and more.

The listing, written by Shrek’s best friend Donkey, details the cozy nature of the cabin, and additionally explains that a portion of the proceeds from booking the AirBnB will go to HopScotch Children’s Charity, which offers trips and other activities to disadvantaged children in Scotland.

Fans of the films were delighted at the news that they could now stay at their favorite ogre’s home, and that proceeds would go towards a good cause.

Jeffrey Katzenberg and Mike Myers during 'Shrek' Los Angeles Premiere at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California, United States.
Jeffrey Katzenberg and Mike Myers during ‘Shrek’ Los Angeles Premiere at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)

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Many longtime fans are already plotting their trips to Scotland. Onlookers are praising the AirBnB’s location, feeling that the Scottish Highlands offer the perfect aesthetic for such an experience.


While others expressed that they would like to book a stay at the swamp, some fear the high costs of the endeavor.

Elsewhere, some share their favorite scenes from the films that reference Shrek’s swamp.

Others joked that they will only rent the AirBnB if it is confirmed they will not wake up an ogre, a curse inflicted on Shrek’s wife Fiona in the films.


Some vow to make waffles in the cabin, as Donkey intended.

Many are already dropping their music requests, and hoping to rent the AirBnB long term. The first “Shrek” film famously opens with “All Star” by Smash Mouth.

Shrek famously lives in his swamp to escape the chaos of mainstream society and live his life in peace. Some joke that the swamp represents the same way of life to them, and that it remains a life long dream to live there.

Additionally, DreamWorks is involved in the making of the AirBnB experience, and the company states that the studio intends to bring the animated version to life as closely to the original as possible.

The AirBnB will begin to accept bookings for the space on October 13. Inquiries and bookings can be made here. The cost of rental does not reflect international travel or outside expenses, including food and local transportation.

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