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An Artist Transformed 1926 Vintage Camper Into A Cozy Motel


Chris, an artist and designer, is a longtime Airbnb host, and encourages visitors to check out his tiny 1962 vintage camper in Austin, TX.

He has transformed it into a glorious little motel that can accommodate up to two guests. Located in a beautifully wooded environment, the camper is quite close to downtown Austin and several other vibrantly cultural sites.

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Chris, the host of the brilliant revamped motel camper, opens the tiny home to two guests at once.

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

The 80 sq. ft camper boasts “low-impact and minimalist living,” and is completely installed with modern and convenient amenities.

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

Aside from being insanely adorable on the outside, the camper is equipped with full WiFi access, comfortable furniture, cabinets, and storage space inside.

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

“I picked this spot specifically because of the wonderful wooded neighborhood and quiet streets,” Chris wrote on his Airbnb page. Just blocks away from the camper, you’ll find plenty of food trucks, cafés, vintage clothing stores, and local farmers markets.

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

He also recommends that guests travel by bike through the beautiful neighborhood and to explore Austin, but the camper is also close to major highways and roads, for those traveling by car.

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

Inspiring, heartwarming messages are framed and placed all over the walls inside the camper, encouraging guests to be free-spirited, happy, and adventurous.

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

 

There is a fully-equipped kitchen, with lots of hanging pots, pans, and kitchen tools.

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

It runs on a propane stove and sources water from an outdoor garden hose that uses a collection bucket. Besides supplying the home with water, the hose is also used to water the surrounding plants!

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

There is also a closet for guests to store all their clothes, as well as little “buckets” for toiletries and a first-aid kit.

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

The shower is located outside — “The best part is showering under the stars at night,” said Chris — and comes with a curtain for privacy and a towel holder. There is a RV toilet in place, until the composting toilet comes in. It’s a little smaller than most toilets, but is perfectly safe, and even uses biodegradable toilet paper!

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

The plot of land right outside the camper is perfect for a simple cookout, outdoor dinner, or picnic.

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

Every single guest, both past and present, has given the motel camper fantastic reviews and two thumbs up. We know where we’ll be staying next time we’re in Austin!

Transformed 1962 vintage camper motelAirbnb/Chris

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