Airbnb Press Room

Mega-fan Lists the Original Spice Bus from the Movie Spice World on Airbnb

  • Iconic Union Jack-painted bus that featured in the 1997 movie Spice World is now listed as accommodation on Airbnb
  • Guests will be able to stay overnight in the bus on June 14 and 15, 2019 at Wembley Park, London available to book on Airbnb from May 22.
  • Living area includes pink Union Jack cinema chairs, complete with vintage 90s memorabilia and bold interiors

For the first time ever, super fans from all over the world are set to have their dreams come true with an overnight stay in the original Spice Bus. Mega-fan Suzanne has listed the iconic bus from the 1997 movie Spice World on the Airbnb platform, allowing her fellow girl power enthusiasts the chance to relive the celebrated movie this June. The Spice Bus will be situated in the heart of Wembley Park, where guests will be able to stay overnight on June 14 and 15.

The recently renovated living area features pink Union Jack cinema chairs below a ‘Girl Power’ neon light installation, and is fully stocked with vintage 90s magazines and CDs to help recreate the 90s era. With bold interiors, potted plants create a fresh homely feel downstairs while bright colorful scatter cushions surround the central seating area, providing a comfy place for guests to relax and spend time with each other.

EDITORIAL USE ONLY
PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday May 15, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Alexander/PA Wire

Upstairs there’s a dressing area where guests can decide whether to wear the little Gucci dress, the little Gucci dress, or… the little Gucci dress. The adjoining bedroom, fitted with a striking animal-print carpet, provides comfy bedding for three guests who get to call the Spice Bus home for the night.

EDITORIAL USE ONLY
PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday May 15, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Alexander/PA Wire

The Spice Girls were my childhood obsession. My parents were subjected to my tone-deaf performances as Baby Spice, and I must have watched the Spice World movie hundreds of times. And while I have grown up over the years, I don’t think I’ve ever grown out of my love for them.

When my boss mentioned that he was considering buying the Spice Bus I was desperate to be a part of its renovation. We’ve worked hard over the past few months to turn the bus into a home, in keeping with its legacy, and I’m so excited to open it up to the public with the support of Airbnb. Being part of this project has been like a dream come true and I can’t wait to meet other Spice Girls fans through this experience.

Host Suzanne Godley

EDITORIAL USE ONLY
PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday May 15, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Alexander/PA Wire

Whether traveling to a new city or re-discovering a familiar destination, Airbnb is all about helping people find unique and unforgettable travel experiences. Being one of the first people in the world to stay in the iconic Spice Bus is a dream come true for any fan and a once in a lifetime way to spend time with friends or family.

Hadi Moussa, General Manager for Northern Europe at Airbnb

EDITORIAL USE ONLY
PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday May 15, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Alexander/PA Wire

Bus Rules

I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want…

  • No pets
  • Maximum three guests
  • No smoking
  • 90s dress code
  • Double denim permitted
  • Girl Power essential
  • Selfies in the driver’s seat encouraged
  • Compulsory rendition of ‘Goodbye’ on check out

Booking details

To view the Spice Bus listing on Airbnb, visit https://www.airbnb.co.uk/spicebus

The bus will be located in Market Square, off Olympic Way in Wembley Park and available to book for Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 for just £99 a night. The bus sleeps three guests maximum.

Given the high level of interest anticipated, Suzanne will be adding available dates from 8 a.m. BST on Wednesday, May 22, to give as many fans as possible the chance to book.

This summer, Wembley Park, where the bus will be stationed for the duration of the stay, is running a free outdoor summer screening program from May 31 to July 23 during which a series of iconic films will be shown, including Spice World on June 13, 14 and 15.

EDITORIAL USE ONLY
PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday May 15, 2019. Photo credit should read: Matt Alexander/PA Wire

The Airbnb Press Room is aimed at journalists. All Homes and Experiences referenced on the Airbnb Press Room are intended purely to inspire and illustrate. Airbnb does not recommend or endorse specific Home listings or any other Homes or Experiences on the Airbnb platform.

Airbnb has no official affiliation with the Spice Girls.

Get updates and announcements from Airbnb Press Room in your inbox.

You'll receive emails from the Airbnb Press Room and acknowledge that your personal data will be processed in accordance with Airbnb's Privacy Policy. You can opt out of these emails at any time via the unsubscribe link in each email.

To change your newsletter's language/region, use the language chooser before submitting this form.

Thanks for subscribing!

There was an error in confirming your subscription. Please try again.