Two decades may have passed since Potterheads were introduced to the magical world of Harry Potter but, admit it, a part of you still wishes you too had received an acceptance letter to Hogwarts.
While we can’t pass Platform 9 3/4 to board Hogwarts Express, there are a lot of Airbnb rentals around the world that will bring you an equally magical experience on your next travel. One of them is even a drive away from Manila! Check them out below.
A magical world of wizards and witches in Tagaytay
Calling all Pinoy Harry Potter fans! There’s no need to ride your broomstick miles away when this incredible apartment is located a stone’s throw away in Tagaytay. This 55-sqm property features a living room and two custom-made four-poster beds, made to look like the wizarding common room and dormitories.
Explore the house and discover your very own magical steam locomotive and local village pub! Take a quick tour here.
Wizard’s Hollow in North Carolina
This treehouse located just outside of Asheville, North Carolina will teleport you straight into the wizarding world! From a sorting hat, an invisibility cloak, house flags, to other magical signposts and decorations, true fans will recognize every intricate detail in this house!
This place is so popular among aspiring wizards, you’ll have to come up with an action plan to snag an overnight stay. Try your luck here.
Harry Potter Fan Castle in Utah
Huge families can enjoy this special fan castle located in Taylorsville. Guests can book the entire home or a single bedroom that are all decorated in their own schoolhouse colors.
Enjoy the cozy common room, movie theater, and fully-functional kitchen, as well as your own private bathtub (no moaning ghost included!). Check it out here.
The Common Room in Canada
Fans heading to Victoria, British Columbia should definitely book themselves a couple of nights in The Common Room. Beautifully designed to pay tribute to the bravest house of all, this Airbnb stay comes furnished with a faux fireplace and melange of magical memorabilia from flying cars to giant chess sets and gleaming swords.
You may even spot a popular house elf in the kitchen. If you do, make sure you drop him a sock or two! Book it here.
Magical world in Rio Grande do Sul
This residential home in the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil is literally adorned with Wizarding World memorabilia — from bedrooms decorated with cutouts from the daily newspaper of the wizarding world to a dining hall with banners of all four houses.
Guests can also relive their favorite memories from the books or films, courtesy of Larissa’s personal collection that they can access during their stay. Start your virtual tour here.
The Wizard’s Cottage in Grand Est
Wannabe wizards visiting eastern France should make sure to drop by this beautiful space in Colmar. From four-poster beds to medieval lamps, magical wands, and pumpkins, fans will have a great time exploring the house in between adventures in the Alsatian countryside. Book it for your next travel here.