The Guinness Storehouse has partnered with Airbnb to unveil Ireland’s first “Night At” competition by listing the seven-story visitor attraction as a unique residence on its website. One lucky beer fan and a friend will get the first ever opportunity to spend a night at the Home of the Black Stuff – for free! The competition sees the i
conic Gravity Bar converted into aloft and the Guinness Gates opened for a once in a lifetime experience. To be in with a chance to win, would-be residents are invited to answer the following question: ‘What makes you the world’s biggest Guinness fan?’
For 24 hours, the Gravity Bar will be completely transformed for the lucky duo to enjoy a VIP experience complete with a Guinness tasting bar with private butler, “perfect pint”-shaped bed, pool table, life-sized Jenga and giant telescope for a night under the stars. Gravity Bar is the symbolic ‘Head of the Pint’, Dublin’s highest bar and features unparalleled panoramic, 360 degree views of the city from the floor-to-ceiling glass windows.
A ‘once in a lifetime’ experience for Guinness fans and beer aficionados, the winner will be welcomed by Domhnall Marnell, Guinness Storehouse Beer Specialist, before being handed the keys to the Guinness Storehouse. They will experience life behind the gates with rare access into the heart of the legendary St. James’s Gate Brewery, the production site that has been home to the Guinness Brewery since 1759, when its owner Arthur Guinness signed a lease for 9,000 years.
Following the ‘Night at’ the Guinness Storehouse, the winners will be treated to an Irish breakfast before meeting with Guinness Brewer, Peter Simpson, who will teach the winners how to create their very own Guinness brew.
In 2016, the Guinness Storehouse welcomed 1.65 million visitors from around the world. The Storehouse building was once the brewery fermentation plant and is now a seven-story visitor experience, where visitors discover what goes into the making of each and every pint of Guinness, as well as learning about the notable brand history which stretches over 250 years.