The Jungle Room

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The most Instagrammable (and arguably sexiest) experience in Philly is located inside a two-bedroom, one-bath home right off Roosevelt Boulevard.

Dubbed The Hottie House, this Northeast Philly Airbnb is marketed as “WAP inspired.” It’s designed to host a pretty unique set of activities: bachelorette weekends, lingerie and thirst trap photoshoots, or your first encounter with a dominatrix.

A stay at this cutie crib will currently run you around $167 per night — not counting cleaning fees, of course — and availability appears to be open from mid-April until the end of June.

The house is the project of a local, 26-year-old creative director, makeup artist and YouTuber who goes by the name Siren Redd across her ventures. Think of the space as a mix between a photo-op centric experience (like the new Museum of Illusions) and a classic photo studio, with the goal being to inspire content as much as be enjoyed in a vacation.

“I write and direct and contract for Philadelphia models, artists, and businesses,” Redd, a Delaware native who has been working with Philly talent for the last two years, told Billy Penn. “Originally, I created the space because I felt like it was so hard to find sexy content spaces for the style of my videos and photos.”

The master bedroom Credit: The Hottie House / Airbnb

Sexy is definitely the operative word here.

The Hottie House comes with plenty of standard Airbnb fare, like a fully stocked kitchen, toiletries, and a dossier of nearby amenities. But it also offers stuff you’d sooner find on the set of a 2008 Lil Wayne video than a hotel room.

The space opens with a bright affirmation mural painted by local muralist and designer 7GOD. Want that extra boost? “I am hot, I am paid, I am sexy,” the wall shouts at guests in bold black type-face.

Each bedroom has a distinct vibe. The first is jungle-themed, with a neon sign over the bed frame welcoming you to the jungle (in case you forgot). Vines drape from the ceiling and the walls are patterned over dense, tropical foliage. Per social media posts, it also appears you can rent a snake.

The master is called the “Lovers Dominatrix Bedroom,” complete with a stripper pole, a custom heart-shaped bed, and a set of dominatrix toys (the Airbnb listing notes they are “props only.”)

The apartment also comes equipped with content creation essentials, such as ring lights, full body mirrors for fit checks, and plenty of neon to set the mood for your photo sesh. (We’re thinking red for boudoir shoots but green to show off your new reptile collection from IllExotics).

Redd said the majority of bookings so far are for personal use, but she designed the space with the up-and-coming artist in mind. The other side of the Hottie House is a creative concierge service, where Redd coordinates prop rentals, video and photoshoots, and even creative direction. 

“I made the house for me, but I put it on Airbnb for everyone to use it,” she said. “It’s very hard to find content spaces that have that sexy, vibrant vibe, and not everyone can afford to have a set built from scratch.”

Redd began storyboarding the Hottie House around 6 months ago, and the goal was to mimic the aura of Cardi B and Meg Thee Stallion’s hot girl anthem, “WAP.” In the fantastical, borderline surrealist music video, Cardi and Meg walk through a mansion filled with aphrodisiacs: animal print, reptiles, and titty-shaped fountains.

The Hottie House is similar, albeit more realistic. It cost about $13,000 to paint, style, and refurbish, Redd said, and she handled most of the manual labor herself. Many of the selfie walls came together like standard craft projects, with Redd ordering materials on Amazon.

Redd told Billy Penn she curated art throughout the house from Philadelphia-area artists. Guests can scan a QR code upon entry that can provide them with details about each creator.

Looking to spice up your Hottie House Experience?

Redd said she can provide video shoots, massages, a private chef, and — yes — exotic animal rentals. She also said more services and amenities are coming soon.

Redd does, however, caution that the space isn’t for everyone, so pearl-clutchers and offline boyfriends need not book a reservation. 

“The house is for girls’ trips,” Redd said, “the sort of situation where people think everything can be an Instagrammable moment.”