Here's your chance to book Shrek's swamp on Airbnb — with Donkey as host

Here's your chance to book Shrek's swamp on Airbnb — with Donkey as host

It's not Lord Farquaad's castle, but it's cozy.

The animated equine Donkey is hosting his pal Shrek's swampside abode on Airbnb while the ogre is away this October, according to a curious new listing on the home-sharing site. For $0 a night (yes, $0), guests can stay in the titular Shrek character's secluded haven nestled in the hills of the Scottish Highlands. So who's actually footing the bill? We're still not sure. When asked for more details, an Airbnb rep assured EW there was "more to come."

All we know for now is that booking opens Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT for the exclusive two-night swamp stay — from Oct. 27 to 29 — for up to three friends.

Accented with "cozy comforts" that Shrek has accumulated over the years, the swamp "offers a retreat like no other," per the listing. "This mud-laden, moss-covered, murky-watered oasis is a perfectly snug spot to escape from village life and embrace the beauty of nature." Guests can relax in the ambiance of "earwax candlelight," swap stories around a crackling fire, and enjoy a stack of freshly made pancakes in the morning.

Shrek's swamp on Airbnb
Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

Alix McIntosh Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

The listing notes that Airbnb will be making a onetime donation to HopScotch Children's Charity, which provides Scotland's disadvantaged children with respite breaks through holiday trips.

Fine print stipulates that the two-night stay is "not a contest," and that guests are responsible "for their own travel to and from Scotland." It adds, "This property is independently owned and operated by Ardverikie Estate. Universal Studios Licensing LLC was compensated for providing rights to the use of DreamWorks Animation's SHREK and the Donkey character."

The Shrek listing comes five months after Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri told Variety that he's working to revive the beloved DreamWorks Animation franchise with a fifth Shrek film featuring the original cast, which was memorably headlined by Mike Myers as the voice of Shrek and Eddie Murphy as Donkey. No deals were in place at the time, but Meledandri said negotiations have been going well. "We anticipate the cast coming back," he said. "Talks are starting now, and every indication that we've gotten is there's tremendous enthusiasm on behalf of the actors to return."

Meanwhile, Airbnb has been known to post special listings tied to screen projects, including Barbie, Hocus Pocus, and The Lord of the Rings.

Check out a few more photos from the Shrek Airbnb listing below.

Shrek Swamp Air Bnb
Shrek Swamp Air Bnb

Alix McIntosh Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

Shrek's swamp on Airbnb
Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

Alix McIntosh Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

Shrek's swamp on Airbnb
Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

Alix McIntosh Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

Shrek's swamp on Airbnb
Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

Alix McIntosh Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

Shrek's swamp on Airbnb
Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

Alix McIntosh Shrek's swamp on Airbnb

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