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For $30, you can spend a night in 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' estate

By Sandra Barrera, The Mercury News on

Published in Home and Consumer News

If the lyric "West Philadelphia, born and raised" takes you back to the '90s, wait until you roll up to Will Smith's "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" crib.

The multi-hyphenate talent-turned-Airbnb host is opening his former TV home to groups of up to two Los Angeles County residents (with IDs and from the same household in strict adherence with local COVID-19 guidelines) for five one-night-only stays - Oct. 2, 5, 8, 11 and 14.

Regardless of what day of the week you book, the nightly rate is just $30 in celebration of the show's 30th-anniversary debut.

Airbnb'ers will unpack in the Fresh Prince's wing of the mansion, still as "fly" as when Smith's street-smart character sent to live with his rich relatives called it home for six seasons, through 1996. Bold graffiti art, posh interiors and family portraits add a nostalgic touch.

Accommodations include a bedroom furnished with a king-size bed and shoe and hat wall, a bathroom, a poolside lounge and a dining room.


And there's no shortage of old school fun to be had during the stay. Perks include lacing up Air Jordans for b-ball in the bedroom, spinning classics on turntables and raiding Will's closet.

This is not a contest.

Online booking begins at 11 a.m. Sept. 29 at

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