IKEA Opens Hostel For Shoppers Who Just Can't Bear To Leave

If you plan on shopping at the Oslo IKEA any time soon, don’t worry about how you’ll get home. You can sleep there, according to the Guardian.

IKEA is opening up a “hostel” for shoppers who need to stay and extra day to finish their shopping. There will even be a bridal suite. From the Guardian:

“It will be like an alternative hostel,” said company spokesman Frode Ullebust.

“There will be the regular dormitory with lots of beds stacked up together. We will also have a bridal suite, with a round bed and a hanging chandelier, and the luxury suite, where customers can enjoy breakfast in bed,” he said. Family rooms will also be available for parents and children to join into the Ikea fun. None of the guests will be charged for their stay.

“The shop opens at 10am so if they are lazy, people might get woken up by shoppers testing out their mattresses,” said Mr Ullebust.

Customers will also be able to take their bedsheets home afterwards. “It’s a nice souvenir,” he added, “We will also give them bathrobes with the Ikea Hostel logo on, and some slippers, so they won’t get cold at night.”

Would you sleep in an IKEA if they let you? According to the Guardian there will be space for 30 shoppers per night.

Check in to the Ikea bridal suite for a flat-pack honeymoon [Guardian via BoingBoing]
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