15 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Waco, Texas - Updated 2022


The city of Waco is home to Baylor University, numerous attractions, great restaurants, and rich history. Located between Dallas and Austin, Waco is an ideal weekend getaway to catch a Baylor football game or plan a visit to the famous Magnolia Marketplace. It’s also an ideal destination for couples, featuring a number of romantic things to do. These top Airbnbs in Waco offer the perfect place to stay during your next visit. Don’t miss your chance to book one of these vacation rentals today.

1. Historic cottage in Cameron Park (from USD 113)

Built in 1925 and renovated in 2021, this guesthouse featured in a book called “Historic Homes of Waco” now serves as a cozy Airbnb for families and friends of up to four members. It features a bedroom outfitted with a queen bed and a bright living room where another mattress can be laid for extra sleeping space. Its gorgeous kitchen features complete cooking tools and equipment, a marble countertop, and plenty of storage space. There’s also a new bath with up-to-date fixtures. This rental is located in an area that’s best suited for walkers, bikers, and runners. You can bring your pets with you!

Historic cottage in Cameron Park
Waco, Texas, United States
599 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fan helps but if you're a light sleeper don't plan on sleeping in
nice bed and furnishings
we appreciated the full kitchen with all of the amenities needed to prepare simple meals
book this today great space beautiful yard and very comfortable stay
truly charming cottage that is quiet and comfortable
very clean & quiet stay
this place is super dog-friendly yet still kept the interior spotless and clean
the space was clean and so comfortable
darling clean and nicely appointed cottage nestled near cameron park
so peaceful clean and charming
the hosts are nice and had a quick reply
) the hosts were welcoming and friendly
great hosts were very helpful and quick to respond to questions
hospitality was attentive and appreciated with our quick visit
thanks for being great hosts
close to a great park
great location walk to the park
walking distance to the wonderful cameron park
it is close to downtown and within walking distance to a nice park
super close to cameron park as well
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2. Refurbished home best for families (from USD 374)

This lovely home is located in the quiet, yet scenic Mountainview area of Waco, near Baylor. Newly renovated and featuring a big living room, large backyard, modern kitchen, and four spacious bedrooms, this full-house rental is perfect for large groups or families looking for a space to call their own, in Waco.

The German Schmear House was featured on the popular TV show “Fixer Upper” and is a true example of simple elegance and style, in a 1970s ranch-style home.

SEEN ON FIXER UPPER- The German Schmear House
Waco, Texas, United States
302 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet neighborhood great amenities comfortable bed excellent backyard space highly recommend
terrific home that is warm and inviting a must see for any fixer upper fan
we visited magnolia table and ate two fabulous meals there
we enjoyed preparing supper in the well designed kitchen and relaxing on the sofa watching netflix
this home is a comfortable location with all the comforts and provisions
was very clean and cozy
it’s super clean comfortable convenient and cozy
they house was very clean and comfortable we loved everything about it and look forward to going back
great stay the house was extremely clean and well prepared for us absolutely no problems whatsoever
amazing house super clean best place we have ever stayed
lovely home great hosts
an absolutely charming home with equally charming hosts
jeff and sara were great hosts
thank you for all your quick & helpful responses along the way as we planned our trip blessings
jeff and sara are awesome and profesional hosts
truly a great location and a beautiful home
the location is in a nice neighborhood and close to many of the magnolia brand destinations
it is in a great location
the neighbourhood is quiet and friendly
the location was great on a quiet street with quick access to heb and target
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3. Lovely retreat with river views (from USD 95)

This cabin rental in Waco is located just a short drive from McLane Stadium and Magnolia and is situated along the banks of the Brazos River. It offers scenic and peaceful outdoor living, in addition to an open floor plan cabin. Inside the cabin, there is a queen bed, sofa sleeper, kitchen, and a bathroom and outside there is a beautiful outdoor shower for guest use.

Brazos River Waterfront Cabin Great Outdoor Space
Waco, Texas, United States
177 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is comfortable and relaxing some snacks were provided and enjoyed
the cabin is quaint and comfortable with a breathtakingly beautiful view of the brazos
fire pit grill outside shower awesome decor
the cabin was beautifully designed and so comfortable it will be hard to leave
everything was very clean and super organized
it’s always super clean and comfortable
very clean they provided information on things to do in town
great place very clean and super cute
it was a really wonderful place peaceful quite and super clean
host was very nice
the host is amazing with quick responses and helpfulness
i can't say enough about how great this place and the hosts are
perfect little get away with nice touches supplied by host
pam's house is exactly as advertised and she was extremely responsive
location was nice and quiet
great neighborhood cabin to get away yet close to town for all the downtown exploring
okay to place is really cute
close to all attractions but far enough away to have great privacy
i loved the decor and the location is beautiful
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4. Modern home with nature views (from USD 373)

A fabulous Waco lodging, this beautiful home boasts a recently renovated mid-century design and has a quaint, cozy feel. The Famous Waco Mid-Mod is situated in the center of Waco, in the Mountainview neighborhood and features an exceptional outdoor space, with a pergola-covered patio that is perfect for small get-togethers.

Inside the home, guests will find four spacious bedrooms, a state-of-the-art kitchen, and ample living space. Larger groups can also rent the additional garage space, which has been recently converted into a bedroom/living room combo, with two built-in queen beds, a sitting area, and full bathroom. This home is perfect for larger groups and families in the Waco area!

FIXER UPPER FABULOUS! S 2 - Mid- Mod. Sleeps 10
Waco, Texas, United States
141 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable spacious magical ravine view
the windows looking over the wooded creek bed offer the perfect backdrop for morning coffee
if you are a fixer upper fan this is the rental for you
if you are a fixer upper fan this is the place for you beautiful decor in every room
there's a lovely patio off the kitchen/dining room which would provide even more living space in good weather
the house was clean an beautiful
the place was very clean and the beds are super comfortable
house was clean stocked with everything you need
the house is nice and clean and the beds are super comfy
the place was super clean
the hosts are extremely gracious
they were very accommodating and helpful with all requests
hosts are remarkable
great space and owners were very accommodating
beautiful space and great host
the location was safe and convenient to everything that we wanted to see
the location is perfect- centrally located to everything you would want to do in waco
this house was the perfect location for our big family weekend getaway
one of my favorite things about this house was the location and the neighborhood
great location with lots nearby and only a 10-15 min drive to magnolia table and silos
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5. Furnished four-bedroom holiday house (from USD 332)

Nothing says holiday with friends and family like a modern, four-bedroom holiday house. Inside, you’ll find a fully equipped open kitchen, a dining area set for eight, two kitchen islands, and a living area in front of a fireplace. The master bedroom has a king bed with an en suite bathroom, and the other three bedrooms have queen, double and single beds. If you need to stock up the fridge for your week-long holiday, Target and HEB supermarket are just five minutes away. In the morning, enjoy the weather from the furnished porch and yard or play basketball or volleyball in the private court. In the evenings, cook up a delicious meal using the barbeque grill before settling down in the TV room to watch a movie or two.

Seen on Fixer Upper: Bachelor Pad w/Two Islands
Waco, Texas, United States
175 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
staying in the bachelor pad made our waco/fixer upper fan experience extra special
the quality of furnishings including the beds are far better than you might expect
great place a must stay if you are a fixer upper fan
the beds linens and pillows were wonderful
there were plenty of amenities the location was great and the home was so comfortable to relax in
the house was beautiful and very clean
it's clean comfortable and stylish
it is very clean and beautifully decorated
it’s clean stylish and well kept
the house is very spacious sparkling clean and well stocked
rachel and david are great hosts
david and rachel were great hosts
they were great hosts & i really appreciated their hospitality
david and rachel are attentive and thoughtful hosts
david was such a kind and gracious host
it's in a great location very nice neighborhood and it gorgeous
kitchen is well stocked and a great central hangout
the house is located close to lake waco in a nice quiet neighborhood
the home was beautiful & located in a quiet friendly neighborhood close to shopping dining etc
fantastic house it is beautiful and tucked away in a nice quiet neighborhood
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6. Cozy backyard guesthouse with free parking (from USD 64)

If you are looking for a stay that’s cozy, quaint, and fully furnished, yet cost-efficient, you should consider booking a stay in this backyard guesthouse in a quiet block in the historic Dean Highland neighborhood. Its amenities include a full kitchen, a private bathroom with essentials, and free parking space. Having a bedroom with a queen bed and a living room with a sofa bed, this rental can easily sleep four. Booking this Airbnb means getting quick access to Waco’s top attractions.

The Dutch Door Guest House
Waco, Texas, United States
638 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome place to stay with very comfortable mattress and bedding
cute amenities and plenty of kitchen and bathroom essentials
nice job making a small space so cozy and functional
had a great time staying in this cozy cottage
very clean and cutesy decorated
clean and safe place to stay
autumne 's place was clean and well-appointed with plenty of towels etc
the guesthouse was clean and it was nice that the toiletries towels etc were provided
the guest house is super clean and trendy
helpful maps and tips too
autumne was a great host
the hosts are a sweet couple who kindly greeted us when we arrived but gave us our privacy
autumne is a wonderful host and her guesthouse is cozy and stylish
great value autumne is a great host
loved this cute little place
wonderful place close to everything
location is nice and central for visiting various sites around waco
great space cute touches and close to attractions
the neighborhood she’s located in felt very safe and quiet
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7. Historic loft with city skyline views (from USD 175)

This apartment is the perfect place if you wish to enjoy downtown Waco to the fullest. Location-wise, this beautiful top-floor loft checks all the boxes as it is within walking distance to most downtown attractions. Featuring a bedroom with a king-size bed, a well-equipped kitchen, a cozy living space with a sofa bed, and a private bathroom, this rental provides comfy accommodation for up to four guests. The centenary building in which it is located also houses BRÛ Artisan Coffee Works, Paper Crown, and Summer Ellis Bijouterie on the first floor. You’ll surely love the pastries and coffee that come with your stay.

Picturesque Historic Loft (Two Blocks from Silos!)
Waco, Texas, United States
215 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
oh and the view from the room is awesome at night
it was very hot out so we appreciated the extra a/c unit and fan
the loft is very comfortable and has great views of the city
the views were amazing it is a very comfortable and stylish space
the bed was extremely comfortable
it was very clean and loved the urban style
loved this space it was super clean convenient and had everything we needed
the space was beautifully decorated and clean
the place was amazing so many extra touches and very clean
we were here for our 10 year anniversary and it was such a nice clean place
our host was responsive to questions
every single employee at the shop was an absolute sweetheart engaging and friendly
we had a great stay great location and great staff there to answer questions
awesome location to everything downtown
location is truly the best
amazing location in a grand old building
it’s easy walking distance to everything downtown
great location for everything in downtown
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8. Elegant retreat best for couples (from USD 111)

This adorable Waco vacation rental is the perfect retreat for a couple’s getaway in this city. The tiny house is a beautiful and modern home, with solid wood flooring and countertops, a full-sized bathroom, elegant kitchen, and an eco-friendly design.

It’s perfect for couples, as it sleeps two in a bedroom loft, but it can also accommodate children in the lounge loft, if necessary. If you enjoy carefully designed, yet simple spaces for your vacation getaway, this tiny house is the Airbnb for you.

“Montana Escape“ Tiny House in Waco–12 min. to Magnolia and Baylor
Waco, Texas, United States
490 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was really comfortable beds were awesome shower had plenty of hot water and good water pressure
the large loft bed is quite comfortable
it was clean and cozy
everything was clean stylish and comfortable
amazing and clean tiny home
the space was incredibly clean and comfortable
very clean quaint loved the place and highly recommend it
great host great accommodations and quick responses
they are great hosts
host was very communicative and helpful
kenneth and amanda were amazing hosts
kenneth was an outstanding host
close to all the attractions
a cute place a short drive to the silos
great little get away close to town
very well stocked & close proximity to everything we had planned to see
would recommend to anyone needing a place to stay near waco
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9. The Harp House (from USD 524)

The Harp House is another home of “Fixer Upper” fame and is the perfect Airbnb for large groups or multiple families travelling to Waco for an extended stay. The home features five bedrooms and a common sleeping area, with an assortment of king and queen sized beds, bunk beds, and sofa beds to accommodate a large group.

The kitchen, dining area, outdoor space, and multiple living rooms make the Harp House ideal for large gatherings and events. The Harp House is the ultimate getaway for large families in the Waco area for Baylor events or for big groups on an extended vacation!

The Harp House
Waco, Texas, United States
193 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
being a fan of fixer upper it’s a must stay
all the beds were amazingly comfortable
the house is warm open inviting and comfortable
the beds and pillows were super comfy
we had a great stay in the harp house plenty of room and enough bathrooms for 9 gals
it was very clean cozy and comfortable
the house is clean fun and beautiful
a great nights sleep and a very clean beautiful house
clean beautiful tasty cinnamon rolls & ultimate comfort
5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms were spacious clean and well designed
she is the best host you will ever find on airbnb
hopefully the owners will fix this before their next visitors
the girls at harp design next door were so friendly
debbie is the sweetest and was so helpful before during and after our stay
kid friendly spaces and sleeping possibilities
the location of the house was pretty central to everything we wanted to go do
everything was close by and easy to find
which is a wonderful shop
this is a great house in a great location
the harp house is perfect location to stay while visiting waco
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10. The Cottage on Columbus

The Cottage on Columbus is a lovely renovated 1930s home, that is tastefully decorated in a modern farmhouse style. Centrally located in Waco, this cottage is a great retreat for small groups or couples and features three bedrooms and a small, yet adorable kitchenette.

The host has carefully designed this home to be a quiet and relaxing location for groups to enjoy each other’s company, and she offers thoughtful amenities such as delectable cinnamon rolls for breakfast, in the mornings. This is a great place to stay for groups looking for simple accommodation in a central location.

The Cottage on Columbus
Waco, Texas, United States
214 reviews
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the back courtyard is cute as can be and the beds are amazing
kristina's stylish cottage is very comfortable and clean
the cottage is cozy and cute with farmhouse touches
front porch pro- nice area and patio bed in front yard
the beds were very comfortable and the space nicely decorated
very clean and organized
clean and nicely decorated
very clean and comfortable
cozy clean and comfortable
the house was very clean
kristina was very friendly and helped in any way she could highly recommend staying here
we had a fabulous stay perfect location and great for our girl’s weekend very gracious host
great location in a quiet neighborhood
great location to local attractions
cute comfortable and close to all the great waco shopping food & attractions
perfect location for spending time in waco
great location nice and close to cameron park and all things magnolia
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11. Vintage airstream best for couples and solo travellers

A truly unique Airbnb experience, this vacation rental is a vintage Airstream camper van, that has been remodelled into a groovy, eclectic space, just a few blocks from the beautiful Cameron Park. This Airstream Airbnb features a cozy bedroom, kitchenette, stunning outdoor seating, an indoor bathroom, and a private outdoor shower.

The host provides free bike rentals for guests to use during their stay, making your travel around Waco even easier. This Airbnb is perfect for solo travellers and couples looking for a cozy space for a weekend getaway.

Airstream in Cameron Park

12. The Little Blue House

This cozy little cottage is located just a few minutes from downtown Waco and offers guests a small respite from the hustle and bustle of Magnolia and Baylor. This Airbnb is an adorable “little blue house”, surrounded by woodlands and farmlands.

Inside the house, you’ll find a bedroom, a living room with a pull-out couch, a loft with a pull-out couch, a full kitchen, and laundry facilities. This Airbnb is perfect for couples and small families who enjoy real country living, in a simple home.

Cottage, Minutes from Magnolia/Baylor/Shopping
McGregor, Texas, United States
88 reviews
Entire cabin 5 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kids will love sleeping in the loft and watching tv from up high:-)
the beds were super comfortable
the little blue house is an adorable and cozy cottage on a texas ranch
sweet local decor thoughtful touches and comfortable beds make this a fun stay
it was a cozy and nice getaway that exceeded every expectation
style clean and quiet
the house was clean and homey
it was clean charming and had everything we needed
the house was super clean and had everything we needed
cute cozy clean and a pleasant stay
the host were awesome
gracious hosts who are very responsive
john is a outstanding host
john and molly were wonderful hosts
the hosts have a wonderful family that we met and who helped us settle in
great place quiet peaceful location
such a cute little cottage convenient location if you're in town for the magnolia experience
lovely cozy house in a very convenient location
it’s a beautiful house in a beautiful location
perfect rural setting on the farm location is awesome
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13. A comfortable room with a big backyard

Situated near Baylor and Magnolia, this spacious accommodation offers a room that can be occupied by no more than two people. You can also enjoy a private bathroom for complete privacy. When there are no other guests, you can enjoy the whole property to yourself. To sit back, relax and recharge your energy, you may want to sit in the living room and enjoy the giant TV that comes with free Netflix. You will also be granted free access to the wireless internet.

The kitchen has a refrigerator, a coffee maker and a microwave, among others. Feel free to enjoy your morning in the big backyard or use the front porch swing.

3 Bedroom (M) Near Baylor, Magnolia
Waco, Texas, United States
58 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect for our needs many thoughtful touches comfortable bed nicely stocked kitchen
comfortable bed plenty of space
wonderful place warm and comfortable
it is very clean and neat
the shower was nice and there was clean towels linen etc
the place was very clean and nice i highly recommend
very clean quiet area nearby to downtown waco
super clean comfy bed close to baylor
paula was quick to respond and a wonderful host
paula and her mother are great host
always a pleasant trip great host
the place was nice and homey and the owner was quick to respond and very courteous and accomadating
paula and her mom were helpful and responsive to me very sweet people
perfect location great space
we loved it's close proximity and homey feel
also she is located very close to most attractions in waco
paula's place was in a great location and very comfortable
all of these attractions plus yummy food places are within 3-5 miles
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14. The Guest House

This Airbnb is a unique blend between a small cottage and a studio apartment. The Guest House is just a short drive from Magnolia Market and Baylor University and offers guests a quiet country home, away from the busy city. It features an open floor plan and fully integrates the kitchen, living room, and bedroom into one cozy space.

The Guest House also boasts a lovely lawn, with a picnic table and firepit, making it a great spot to stargaze or enjoy an early morning sunrise. This Airbnb is perfect for solo travellers and couples who want some seclusion and privacy, after a day in busy Waco, Texas.

Echt GUESTHOUSE - 12 min from Magnolia & Baylor U
Waco, Texas, United States
185 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
such a wonderful get away stay everything we possibly needed was there (soap shampoo/conditioner towels dishes iron etc)
we found great places to eat nearby (magnolia table & twisted root)
we had a great stay with our two pups at chris’ cozy little guesthouse
everything was clean and we'll stocked
very clean with everything you need
super clean with so many nice touches
the place was spotless and comfortable
and it was super clean
owners was great at communicating
the host is fast at responding and very helpful
host was very responsive and friendly
cool place great response of host for sure will visit again
chris is an extremely gracious host and accommodated a later check out time
great cozy place very close to waco
it was also close to a really nice restaurant
with waco close enough to get into fun activities
the location is perfect for waco or west
awesome place to get away from the city
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15. Magnolia Market Boutique Hotel

The Magnolia Market Boutique Hotel is a collection of ten luxury condos, located a short walk from McLane Stadium and Magnolia Market. These beautiful units boast stylishly decorated interiors, each complete with a fully stocked kitchen, high-speed WiFi, two bedrooms, and a spacious living area.

These condos are perfect for couples, small groups, or families travelling to Waco for Baylor University events. They are a fantastic deal for the price and are sure to impress any guest.

Magnolia Market - Boutique Hotel
Waco, Texas, United States
166 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of bathroom amenities just like a hotel
cute place with wifi cable tv and netflix etc
two-stories with a full kitchen w/d and two comfortable bedrooms
beds were comfortable and love the full kitchen and 2 baths
beds were amazingly comfortable water pressure in the shower was awesome would highly recommend
very clean and stylish
very clean and spacious unit
it was very clean and comfortable
outstanding place clean and updated
clean safe and comfy
the property manager was quick with responses and super helpful about everything
owners were very responsive to messages
ashley was so helpful and super responsive to all our needs
thanks for hosting us
super cute place close to everything
location is ideal to visit silos and baylor university
great location felt very safe
beautiful place in a great location
great location would come back
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The perfect getaway

Whether you’re a solo traveller or a member of a large group, these Airbnbs in Waco are sure to impress. From cabins in Waco to modern tiny houses, choose from this list of vacation rentals for your next trip to Texas. By staying in these rentals, you’ll have more time to visit the best museums, shopping malls, and tourist attractions. Book now and make your vacation one for the books.

Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Waco, Texas

1. Which are the best Airbnb cabins in Waco?

Though there are many different types of accommodations available in Waco, there are few Airbnb cabins. If you prefer to stay in a cabin during your Waco holiday, check out Brazos River Cabin located just 10 minutes from McLane Stadium.

2. Which are the best family-friendly Airbnbs in Waco?

There are many family-friendly Airbnbs in Waco. For the best options, check out The German Schmear House, The Harp House, The Famous Waco Mid-Mod, or this four-bedroom holiday house.

3. Which are the most budget-friendly Airbnbs in Waco?

If you’re looking for accommodation that won’t be a burden on your budget, check out this elegant tiny house, The Guest House, and Magnolia Market Boutique Hotel, as these properties are less than 90 USD per night.

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