Well, this is a little different. I was searching Airbnb in Duluth for some affordable places to rent out for some friends that are visiting Duluth. I stumbled on this Airbnb listing that is "Tent Accommodations In West Duluth Neighborhood." It was a picture of a tent in a fenced-in backyard. I had to click it.

The first thing I noticed was that it's being provided by Melanie who is an Airbnb Superhost. If you're unaware of what makes someone a Superhost, here's what Airbnb says:

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

The listing says that you get to stay in a comfortable tent in a safe neighborhood. There's a rain guard for the tent, but she recommends that you choose nights you are comfortable staying with variable weather.

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It comes with two sleeping pads and sleeping bags. Guests have access to the home's bathroom, kitchen, and dining room. The home also is an Airbnb and she rents out a room inside there as well. The tent does not have full-time electricity, but guests can charge their phones and pump up air mattresses using the house power.

Credit: Host Melanie on Airbnb
Credit: Host Melanie on Airbnb
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There are extra blankets supplied. Some people suggest that you bring an extra pad. The tent comes with two camping chairs as well.

Credit: Host Melanie on Airbnb
Credit: Host Melanie on Airbnb
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It costs $77 a night, which is cheaper than most hotels you'll find. What was even more surprising to me was when I read the reviews, which were mostly very positive.

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Most of the people obviously are tourists from out of town. They seemed to love the charm.

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There was only one review that had anything but nice things to say. This review helped some others with advice.

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I gotta admit, I thought this was absolutely crazy when I first saw it. I guess Melanie the Superhost has found something that works: renting out a tent in a backyard on Airbnb. Who would have thought? Check out the Airbnb page and see if it's available.

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