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Sleep in a Beer Barrel at This Quirky German B&B

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  Site Where: Schlichtenfelde, Ostbevern, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 48346
January 18, 2013 at 1:06 PM | by | ()

We just caught wind of a bed & breakfast in northern Germany, via our friends at Psfk, where guests can tuck into 100 year old beer barrels come bedtime. As in, the barrel is the bed. Hm, now that's our kind of themed room!

The nameless hotel, listed on AirBnB, snagged a few extra-large barrels from the local Potts Naturpark Brauerei (established 1769) and creatively converted them into cozy double beds in its three "beer rooms." The brewery used the barrels to age and transport malt beer from the 19th century all the way until 1995. (They're so old, we bet you can still smell the hops!).

As if the beds weren't crazy enough, there's even an on-site beer barrel-turned-sauna. And of course, a cold brewski is offered as a nightcap. Each of the rooms is also tricked out with a 32 inch flatscreen, DVD player, free WiFi, and massage jet shower. Got the morning munchies? "Breakfast in barrel" is on tap for 20 euros per person.

Rates from $137 per night. To book, contact Dirk at Airbnb.com. Mini Cooper and Mediaeval themed rooms also available.

[Photo: AirBnB]

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