The scariest house on Airbnb is the ‘Hocus Pocus’ cottage. See what’s inside.
Don’t get your knickers in a twist, it’s just a haunted Airbnb.
The Sanderson sisters of “Hocus Pocus” fame are inviting guests to stay at their creepy cottage in the remote woods of Salem, Massachusetts, this Halloween season.
The witchy trio’s home has been recreated in celebration of “Hocus Pocus 2,” which will be streaming on Disney+ beginning September 30.
Those brave enough to spend the night in the cottage may want to sleep with one eye open. “Wooden boards that groan under the weight of curious cats and cupboards filled with blood of owl and herb that’s red (and even a hair from Winifred’s head) await those who dare to explore the cottage’s dark corners,” Airbnb said in a statement.
Guests can even try to cast enchantments from the sisters’ spell book, though Kathy Najimy, who plays Mary Sanderson in the movie, doesn’t recommend it.
“Don’t open that book — there’s a witchcraft book, but I wouldn’t open that if I were them,” she told CNN.
Najimy said that she and her costars, Bette Midler (Winifred Sanderson) and Sarah Jessica Parker (Sarah Sanderson), believe fans of the iconic movie will enjoy the experience.
“It’s going to be unique and frightening a lot like me,” Najimy said. “The actual whole cottage will have all the Sanderson’s touches. But they’ll have the things that people need to have a good time, sheets and towels and beds and broomsticks and dead man’s toes and frightening things like that too. Really wild vivid recreation.”
As for Najimy’s favorite room in the cottage? Mary’s loft, of course. “I’d be lying if I didn’t say it’s my favorite room,” she said. “It’ll have Mary’s broom. It’s got frightening charm, little bits of scary things and is much better than the other two witches’ kingdoms. My loft is going to be cool.”
The cottage will host two guests for an exclusive stay on October 20 for only $31. The listing will be offered on Airbnb starting October 12 at 1 pm ET.