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Amazing Airbnb and Vrbo rentals around Austin

Check out some of the coolest, most unique Airbnb and Vrbo rentals around Austin and plan for your next adventure or staycation.

View of the pool and waterfall.

We could get used to this view.

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Whether you’re looking to visit Austin in style for the weekend or are a local in need of an unforgettable staycation, we’ve compiled a list featuring 16 extraordinary Airbnb and Vrbo rentals in the Live Music Capital of the World that are worthy of a trip for you, your partner, the bestie, or the whole squad this year.

Just a heads up: Prices may vary depending on dates selected, taxes, and booking and cleaning fees (sorry, Airbnb and Vrbo make the rules, we just follow them).

Close to Downtown

a backyard koi pond and lounge space.

This tranquil space is within a mile of South Congress Ave.

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Artistic “Treehouse” Cabin
This little red cabin in Travis Heights gives you cabin vibes while being walking distance from Downtown Austin.

  • ~$120 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA | 4 guests
  • Backyard patio, fire pit, koi pond, and allows pets
A cozy bedroom with an adobe-style fireplace.

With Southwestern accents, this suite is steps away from the Capitol of Texas.

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Historic Downtown Home Suite
Wake up to a view of the Texas Capitol in this comfy private suite.

  • ~$142 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA | 2 guests
  • Backyard patio, fire pit, koi pond, and allows pets
View of the pool and waterfall.

We could get used to this view.

Photo via Airbnb

Luxury SoCo Retreat
Stay in the heart of one of the city’s most up-and-coming shopping and tourism centers.

  • ~$184 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA | 2 guests
  • Modern amenities, heated pool, walking distance to food and entertainment
An overhead of a living room with a fireplace and high ceilings

This estate is just 10 minutes or less to Downtown Austin.

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Midcentury Modern Estate
This modern rental has plenty of room for your next group trip.

  • ~$933 a night
  • 5 BD | 3 BA | 10 Guests
  • Deck, TV, on-site security, washer and dryer, modern finishes
A southwestern-style living room

You won’t be in here long — you’ll be at Barton Springs Pool.

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Stacie And Milad’s House
Just steps from Zilker Park and Barton Springs Pool, this home also allows pets.

  • ~$198 a night
  • 2 BD | 2 BA | 5 guests
  • Lake access, fast internet, washer and dryer, modern finishes

Got 11 friends to share this rental with?

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The Ultimate Austin Experience
Enjoy the best views the city has to offer from the pool.

  • ~$2,847 a night
  • 4 BD | 4 BA | 12 guests
  • Heated pool, hot tub, private backyard and garden, free parking, views

Lakefront living


This lakefront condo is perfect for a romantic staycation.

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Condo on the lake for two
Grab your special someone and your kayak for an affordable, yet luxurious, getaway.

  • ~$185 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA | 2 guests
  • Lake views, docking access for kayaks and canoes, free parking, washer and dryer, and two-story deck

The Lake Bluff house is located in West Austin.

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Lake Bluff House
This waterfront mansion underwent a $300,000 renovation and has ample space for large groups.

  • ~$1,750 a night
  • 5 BD | 4.5 BA | 16 guests
  • Heated swimming pool, water slide, two hot tubs, dockside fire pit, floating mat, diving board, and screened-in porch
lounge chairs and a pool at the shore of Lake Austin

This Airbnb is practically an encapsulated beach vacation.

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The Shore on Lake Austin
With 8,400 sqft and three boat slips for docking, this space is itching for you to throw a beach soirée.

  • ~$3,100 a night
  • 6 BD | 8 BA | 16 guests
  • Private beach access, heated pool, hot tub, lake views, outdoor entertainment spaces
A yellow, spanish-style mansion with a pool in the backyard.

This estate is perfect for enjoying Austin’s warmer months.

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Waterfront Estate
Connect to your Hill Country dream life at this 6,000-sqft West Austin villa, which backs up to the lake.

  • ~$2,000 a night
  • 5 BD | 5 BA | 15 guests
  • Infinity pool, hot tub, sandy shore, outdoor entertainment areas, outdoor grill, boat tie-off dock

Tiny Homes


Enjoy your privacy at this greenery-shrouded dwelling.

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The Chateau
Get cozy at this private loft located near the UT campus.

  • ~$106 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA | 2 guests
  • Private backyard, patio, washer and dryer, and nearby bakeries
An outdoor view of a micro home.

Enjoy peaceful audience from East Austin

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Eastside Cottage
This spacious loft with high ceilings might give you the tiny home bug.

  • ~$101 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA | 2 guests
  • Backyard, washer and dryer, free parking
A view of the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and dining room of a tiny home.

This cozy tiny home has everything you need within two rooms.

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Tiny home by Trish
Practice minimalism at this central tiny home, which is perfect for two.

  • ~$70 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA | 2 guests
  • Private check-in, and free parking

For the views

A white, sculpture-esque home.

The famous Bloomhouse is “part Willy Wonka, part Big Lebowski.”

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The Bloomhouse by Lodgewell | Fairy Tale Escape
This whimsical abode has organic lines, warm wooden accents, and

  • ~$738 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA | 4 guests
  • Garden view, patio, fireplace, outdoor shower, and balcony

This idyllic space gives you views for days.

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Cliff Top Cabin
Try and peel yourself away from these sprawling Hill Country views.

  • ~$220 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA | 4 guests
  • Private backyard, patio, deck, and parking

Catch some rays on the outdoor patio.

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Lakeside Austin’s Hollywood Hills
Relax in front of views of West Lake Hills while you get some sun.

  • ~$170 a night
  • 2 BD | 1.5 BA | 5 guests
  • Private patio, lake views, waterfront
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