For one euro, it is possible to sleep one night at the Moulin Rouge – Ouest-France evening edition

Sleeping in the Moulin Rouge mill, a mythical address in the Montmartre district of Paris, is soon possible. In partnership with the famous cabaret, the Airbnb accommodation platform will offer three nights in an atypical room for rent in June 2022, at the symbolic price of one euro.

The platform for renting accommodation between individuals, Airbnb, does not miss an opportunity to get people talking about it. Latest event? The possibility of spending a night on the roof of the Moulin Rouge, in Paris. And more precisely in a secret room inside the famous mill.

Sleep in the Moulin Rouge mill

The terrace has a view overlooking Paris. (Photo: Airbnb)

A unique experience provided you book one of the three available dates: June 13, June 20 and June 27. This will be the first time that the famous cabaret has opened this space to the public, since 1889. The place overlooks the neighborhood and is normally used as a storage room. But the prestige of the place should attract many candidates.

The price ? A Euro ! Reservations will be launched on May 17, 2022, worldwide, from 7 p.m. French time. For the most motivated, it will be necessary to be very fast since the first come will be the first served.

The storage room was refurbished by the hosting platform for the occasion, in the style of the “Belle Époque”. “The Belle Époque was a time when culture and the arts flourished in Paris – and no place is more emblematic of this period than the Moulin Rouge, relates Jean-Claude Yon, historian and consultant of the project, on the site of the American platform. This secret room inside the famous mill was designed to offer a spellbinding journey through time, to rediscover what was around 1900 the world capital of arts and pleasures. »

“Give everyone a chance”

The storage room has been converted into a “Belle Époque” style bedroom. (Illustration: Airbnb)

Lucky travelers will have a busy schedule before they can enjoy the room. On the program: a private tour of the cabaret, a dinner on the theme of the “Belle Époque” prepared by chef Arnaud Demerville, access to the Féerie show, or even a meeting with Claudine Van Den Bergh, one of the show leaders. of the emblematic place.

We wanted to give everyone a chancesays Emmanuel Marill, General Manager Europe of Airbnb. After the bedroom under the Louvre pyramid, we enter the Moulin Rouge mill… We wanted to find something that has never been done, that makes people travel immediately and makes people dream. »

The decoration is neat. (Photo: Airbnb)

Unlike the Louvre pyramid, but also the Paris aquarium or the dome of Galeries Lafayette, the hosting platform is not organizing a draw this time to designate the lucky winners. You will simply have to be the fastest to hope to stay in this mythical place in the Montmartre district.

And Virginie Clerico, director of the Moulin Rouge brand, concludes: “. The idea is that we make it permanent to host other events in the future. »

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