Let’s Go To Dracula’s House! “What The Friday?!?!” Can You Sleepover In Vlad The Impaler’s Bran Castle?

Grab A Coffin And Spend The Night!

I have a “Shocktober” edition of “What The Friday”, and it takes place at Dracula’s house – well, castle that is!

Yes, this is real!

A few years ago, someone was lucky enough to stay at Dracula’s Castle overnight!

In 2016, AirBnB had a Halloween contest, and here’s what was posted:

“I am Dacre Stoker, the great grandnephew of Bram Stoker, author of the legendary Dracula novel. I am a vampire expert and passionate advocate of my great grand-uncle’s novel. Bran Castle is where the legend of Dracula was born and I am thrilled to welcome and guide you through the dark passages of the castle for a private unveiling of its many mysteries.”

Oh, and in case you wondered what the Castle looked like:

The offer went on to add:

“A horse-drawn carriage carries you swiftly through Transylvania as the sun sets towards the horizon, heralding the hours of swooping bats and howling wolves. When you come around the final bend on the tree-lined road, you’ll catch a glimpse of Bran Castle. This misty mountain-top manor is home for the night. The chill that suddenly fills the carriage is not the evening mist, it’s a fear older than the forests now grown up around the castle rock. This is the lair of vampires, and you cannot leave until dawn.”

Oh, and this was offered up as your bed for the night:

For this year’s #31daysofhorror and #31daysofhalloween, I went to the castles official website to see if the offer was available again:

Sorry to say, but only daylight visits are happening this year! Still it looks gorgeous, and there is still a lot of cool stuff to see!

Here is a link to the castle’s official website:

http://www.bran-castle.com/index.html

I would definitely stay there, even if the house is evil. In fact, evil dwellings were part of my first “Shocktober” post:

Here are three films where the horror takes place inside a house:

https://johnrieber.com/2019/10/01/31daysofhalloween-begins-with-three-inside-your-house-horrors/

Much more to come this month!

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Leave a comment and let me know if you are up for an overnight stay at Dracula’s place!



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32 replies

  1. John, I get scared just looking at that placed in your post. Not on my bucket list. Only in my nightmares.
    Best wishes,
    Rowena

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  2. Oh Yes! Dracula’s castle needs to be a must on the must-experience list.

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  3. Here’s a scare for you, John. Just go out to YouTube for a virtual visit to your favorite haunt….eheheheheeeeeee. https://youtu.be/lEGGiMG8sgw

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  4. I’d love to do a daytime visit. Props to those who could actually fall asleep in those coffins 😨

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  5. Oooh, cool. But maybe not to comfy

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  6. Mmmm… I can’t help but wonder what kind of food they would serve at Dracula’s House…

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  7. OOOOOh, these sleepovers are getting creepier…almost Halloween!

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  8. Why not! …I could think of plenty of reasons… but why would I? What an experience …

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  9. I’ve stayed at the Stanley Hotel which was totally haunted, so yeah, I’d be down!

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  10. I’m up for a night in there, John. That coffin looks really cosy! 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

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