Someone on Airbnb Will Get to Stay in El Chavo del Ocho’s Vecindad

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in El Chavo del Ocho’s vecindad?


If you have, we’ve got some news for you…


Now it’s a reality.* Airbnb has set up a contest that gives one lucky person (and two guests) a one-night stay in El Chavo’s vecindad.


*Unfortunately, only residents of Mexico qualify.

And no, it’s not the set of the show…

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It’s a real-life recreation that belongs to Chespirito’s son, Roberto Gómez Fernández. Here he is giving a Colombian TV crew a tour of the building:

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So for one night, someone will get to recreate moments like this:


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And this:


Well, maybe not like that.

Wondering what it looks like on the inside? Here ya go:


Although the outside of la vecindad is charming and quaint, the inside is a bit more modern. ?

Here’s one of the bedrooms…

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Credit: Roberto Gómez Bolaños / AirBnB

And here’s the living room.

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Each room is decorated with El Chavo del Ocho memorabilia.

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Not bad, right? If you’re eligible for the contest, just make sure you don’t do this upon arrival:

These #LatinasAreNot Tweets Slays Stereotypes Perfectly


These #LatinasAreNot Tweets Slays Stereotypes Perfectly

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We’ve heard stereotypes our entire lives, finally #LatinasAreNot is telling it how it is; what we Latinas are, and what we’re not.


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This hashtag is what Latinas needed, thank you Huffington Post.

We know you know we’re not all maids and babysitters.


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It’s more like we’re on our way to rule the world.

And we don’t all have the same taste.

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Like Yvonne 🙂

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 We’re diverse, beautiful people.

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And come from so many different places.


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We shouldn’t be defined by how well we speak Spanish.


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Because most of us are bilingual. That’s one language more than most speak.

So don’t ask us this…

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You want to learn Spanish? Take a class. Buy Rosetta Stone. Hell, use Google Translate.

You see Soraya on TV, but we’re not all like her.


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We sometimes hide it, but we’re softies, too.

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We’re  definitely not like Gloria either.

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In character or in physical form.


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Tell ’em, Jade.

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One word everyone needs to get out of their vocab when describing Latinas is exotic.

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It takes us 0 to ? quicker than Drake.

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Cristina’s mom knows what’s up.


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Because we’re not some kind of wild bird.

These words aren’t the best either.

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What exactly does that mean anyway?

Also, stop calling us mami.

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If we’re with you, that would make it like incest. Eww.

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 We cook just as much as the next person.


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Hungry? Cook your own damn pollo.

And that doesn’t determine when we should marry.

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But one thing we are ready to do is make our voice count.

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What’s your #LatinasAreNot? Let us know in the comments below and click the share button below to let your friends know what stereotypes you’re tired of hearing. 

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