≡ Menu

Double Decker Bus Goes from Diner to Airbnb


Whit is a cool guy who left his normal job to start renovating tiny spaces and hosting on Airbnb. His latest project has been giving yet another life to a 1950s Manchester, UK bus. After the bus came to the US, it served as a tour bus, and then passed hands until it eventually became a diner. But once Whit got it, he transformed it into a unique Airbnb!

You walk into the kitchen and living space and there’s an added bathroom in the front of the bus near the almost-entirely-original cab. A spiral staircase takes you to the spacious upper bedroom with beautiful woodwork ceilings. What’s your favorite part of this renovation?

Don’t miss other awesome stays like this, join our FREE Tiny House Newsletter for more interesting tiny homes like this! 

70-Year-Old Bus Has Become a Stunning Vacation Home

The upstairs houses the bedroom and a lounge area.

There’s a bathroom in front of the original cab.

VIDEO: 1950s Restored Double Decker Bus

Description:

A NEW true one-of-a-kind stay in Portland, this tiny home started life as a commuter bus in Manchester, England, in 1953, then did stints in San Francisco and Mt. St. Helens before finding a home as the Grilled Cheese Grill in Portland. Now it’s been reimagined as a mid century modern-inspired tiny home, with whimsical painting details from one of its former lives and fresh new handmade details that make it a cozy, inspiring (and Instagrammable) stay.

Learn more

You can share this using the e-mail and social media re-share buttons below. Thanks!

If you enjoyed this you’ll LOVE our Free Daily Tiny House Newsletter with even more!

You can also join our Small House Newsletter!

Also, try our Tiny Houses For Sale Newsletter! Thank you!

More Like This: Bus Conversions | Cottages | Vacations | Airbnb

See The Latest: Go Back Home to See Our Latest Tiny Houses

The following two tabs change content below.

Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributor for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She's a wife, and mama of three little kids. She and her family are homesteaders with sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and quail on their happy little acre.
{ 1 comment… add one }
  • Marsha Cowan
    September 9, 2022, 5:00 pm

    What a great job! This is so cool! I love it! Great design and decorating.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Next post:

Older post: