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10 Airbnbs In Hilton Head, South Carolina - Updated 2020

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The final stretch of U.S. Route 278 lies ahead, the azure Atlantic stretching to the horizon as a viridescent island awaits; within your mind’s eye, you can just envision the wonder, excitement, and adventure of your stay at the resort paradise of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. A great destination for families, lovers, explorers, solo travelers, and friends, there’s something for everyone there, from expansive golf courses and sandy Atlantic beaches, to lush flora that is teeming with wildlife, family resorts, and romantic things to do.

But there’s just one problem: Hilton Head is infamous for being expensive, even several times more so than its mainland counterpart of Myrtle Beach. How does one compromise on accommodation fees, especially with so many hotels charging hundreds for a night’s stay? Look no further. Here are fantastic Airbnbs in Hilton Head, South Carolina under 100 USD. Do note that prices may have changed since the article was published, and may have increased.

1. Honeymoon on Hilton Head: Studio home along North Forest Beach (from USD 69)

If you’re looking for a snug honeymoon escape away from the confines and crowds of a hotel, go for this vacation rental in Hilton Head. A simple studio fixture, it makes a private yet gorgeous accommodation for two. Allow these bursting azalea blooms to usher you in during the springtime! Small and simple yet spacious, the queen-sized bed comprises the sole sleeping area in this studio home. Cuddle on the bed with your loved one, step into the kitchen for a snack, or wash and dress up in the bathroom and full-sized closet. Oh, and do take time to admire the panorama on the wall – it’s your host’s very own masterpiece! Enjoy a complimentary breakfast on the rattan chairs of this deck every morning, and look out to the lush greenery of the estate. Before you leave for the day, be sure to browse through the guest book for a suggestion on the best activities, amenities and culinary experiences! By evening, wind down with your other half at this dining table. Sip a drink or two, or spend your time journaling and documenting the day’s adventures.

Also See: Top things to do at night in Hilton Head

Hilton Head Beach, private aptment.
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
241 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we stayed in appartment c which is delightful well equipped and very comfortable
comfy bed kitchen had everything we needed fun books and oodles of local tips
the apartment was full of fun personality and very comfortable we loved our stay in hilton head
Cleanliness:
the apartment was clean and had everything one could need
the room was clean and as-expected
mira’s place is amazing clean artists fun and convenient
super clean and had plenty of amenities
her place was clean cozy and close to the ocean definitely coming back thank you mira
Host:
great host and excellent apartment
the owner is a great host and she went out of her way to make us feel welcome
a great host with everything we needed
mira was a great host and responds quickly to any questions or your needs
mira is a wonderful host who goes above and beyond
Location:
wonderful location and great environment
great location and great value
the location was perfect
perfect location within walking distance to just about everything
this is a great location
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2. Sunny beach getaway: Sparkling clean home on Hilton Head Island (from USD 52)

While a hotel at the beach would usually cost a fortune, you can have an entire apartment to yourself at a reasonable price here. Imagine being just minutes away from the beach and a short walk away from convenient shopping and delicious dining – what more do you need? Welcomed to this beachy bungalow that exudes a tropical vibe, with its immaculately tended-to flowering bushes and towering trees.

Upon entering the Hilton Head beach house rental, you’ll be welcomed by a view out onto your private deck. There’s also a vibrant red and white sofa that accommodates an additional guest. There’s even a tide chart that you can check on the door, before heading out to the beach. If you’d like to cook, the kitchen has all the essentials, from basic condiments, necessary tools, and even pastel mugs for you to drink your coffee in the morning. The bathroom is fully stocked with towels, shampoo, conditioner, and soap. You have all the necessities needed for a comfortable shower. After a day out at the beach, you can unwind in your comfortable bed. The room also comes with a full-length mirror, television, and a cute table for you to have breakfast. For when you’re heading to the beach, your host has also conveniently provided some beach chairs for you to take along.

Hilton Head Sunny Beach Getaway
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
282 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is very small so only one comfortable chair can fit
if you plan to stay and relax in the room you may want to consider another option
it is a very small kitchen so if you like to cook you may want something bigger
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and cozy
clean and well equipped with stylish touches
very clean and cute space
mira’s place was quiet clean and comfortable
the place was clean and exactly what we were looking for
Host:
mira was a wonderful host
mira was a wonderful host
mira was a great host full of great suggestions
mira was a great host she was super friendly and willing to answer any questions we had
this place is great host is great definitely will go back
Location:
great location for a beach adventure
amazing location close to the beach
great location for an inexpensive price
a nice location and super close to everything
beautiful location and private beach
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3. Quirky home: Vibrant, organic family home in Hilton Head (from USD 139)

While this home may be the most expensive of all the Hilton Head house rentals on our list, you certainly won’t be disappointed. Spanning over 2,400 square feet (223 square meters), this home has bikes, beach gear, and toys, to provide your family with an unforgettable time. You’ll even get access to the Sea Pines Beach Club. To top it off, there’s also 100 percent organic cotton sheets provided, along with organic, non-toxic products, and a welcome basket of treats – you’ll feel right at home. You’ll be in awe of the gorgeous dining room that’s decorated with carpet, a variety of art pieces, and even a stand that’s filled with books and a variety of crockery. After a long day outside, relax in the living room that has plush cushions to keep you comfortable and a variety of books for you to bury yourself in.

The first 200 square-foot (18.6 square-meter) bedroom is spacious and accommodates a queen bed. There’s also a ceiling fan to keep you cool and a full bathroom that’s well-equipped for a relaxing bath. If you’re traveling with family, the second room can accommodate twin beds or a king bed. This room also comes with a wooden desk and a lovely cupboard to store your things. The kitchen is a chef’s dream and is the perfect place to cook a scrumptious meal. Don’t forget to make time to relax on the back patio with a drink in hand to soak up some sunshine.

Hilton Head Organic Vacation Rental
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was extremely comfortable
we enjoyed sitting on the patio for breakfast each morning
we found it to be even roomier than described and we were very comfortable during our stay
we were able to have lovely breakfasts outside in the morning
Cleanliness:
it was sparkling clean quiet and so tastefully decorated
this is a beautifully decorated and sparkling clean home in an upscale neighborhood on hilton head island
everything was clean beautiful furnished and we had everything we needed and more
the house is clean and so comfortable with everything we needed and then some
the neighborhood was very quiet clean and well maintained
Host:
attentive and friendly hosts
this home is beautiful the owners really made us feel at home
they are great hosts and have the perfect home for active vacationers
hosts are lovely people welcoming and friendly
the hosts were so hospitable and made me and my fiance feel very welcomed and comfortable
Location:
the house is located in a beautiful neighborhood close to everything
great place in a great location
we were a short bike ride or nice walk to harbour town
wonderful location great bicycling lots of books to browse through
beautiful and quiet and close to the beach
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4. Land ahoy: yacht docked at Shelter Cove Marina

Moored at the picturesque Shelter Cove Marina, this double deck yacht provides for a stay that is both compact and comfortable. The top deck features a cozy sitting area of white leather, perfect for intimate conversations and a few drinks on the deck. Further up on the bow of the boat, those in want of a tan can get their fix of vitamin D on a cushioned sun pad.

Meanwhile, the lounge area of the lower deck provides a similar leather sofa and a mahogany table that folds down to form a sleeping space for two. More sleeping arrangements are located towards the aft (rear) of the vessel, where you will find a bedroom with a queen-sized bed. Throughout the yacht, you will find multiple TVs and DVD players for your entertainment needs. Heating and air-conditioning can be toggled via the on-board thermostat. It’s rather spaceship like! The yacht’s scaled-down kitchenette comes equipped with a coffee maker, microwave, cups, and a sink. With the hosts declaring the on-board toilet off-limits (lest you be charged with a 25 USD servicing fee), guests are expected to use this sink for washing and brushing teeth instead, as well as the expected washing up chores. Restrooms and showers can be found a few minutes’ walk from the boat.

While this may cause some inconvenience, take it in your stride – it adds to the experience, and even further provides a sense of living a sailor’s life!


Being docked near the heart of Hilton Head gives staying on this yacht its advantages, as experiences such as world-class dining, water sports, and shopping are just mere minutes away from the marina. If you’re staying for the summer, spend your Tuesdays on the boat for a firework show that will light up the evening sky!

Boat docked in the perfect spot! Price lowered
129 reviews
Entire boat 2 Beds 4 Guests

5. A Hilton homestay: private room in the suburbs

Hilton Head is well known for its eco-friendly urban developments, where buildings and houses are built to accommodate nature as far as they can. Enjoy a unique convergence of suburban and natural tranquillity at this humble vacation rental along Jarvis Creek. Located just off the island’s main highway of Route 278, this Charleston-style home exudes the magic of a treehouse on land. Be greeted by the friendly host, Tara, her son, Eden, and their pets as you begin your stay in this charming residence. On entering the residence, more tranquility awaits – minimalist white walls and ample furniture echo a simpler, yet matching color scheme to the scenery outdoors.

Throughout the first floor, wooden articles complement subdued cushioned seats, along with exotic patterned rugs and calming motifs. Climb the stairs to your bedroom, where white walls and stunning scenery will make you forget any pre-trip woes. Look to the catching crimson placements to ignite the spark of adventure within you. For your comfort, a closet, dresser, and TV are provided as well. After a long day’s adventure, unwind in the bathroom before heading off to bed for a good night’s sleep. Retreat to the backyard terrace, where the true highlight of this residence awaits. From the wooden balcony, admire the scenery of Jarvis Creek’s marsh, just one of the many beautiful marshes Hilton Head is renowned for. Revel in the area’s natural beauty, abounding with lush flora, brackish waters, and exciting local wildlife, or enjoy a cup of Turkish tea with your hosts and get to know about the life of a local.

With the knowledge, friendship, and heartwarming experiences you will gain from this stay, staying at this residence will prove truly worth your while.

Also See: Top 5 Vacation rentals in Hilton Head

Up a Creek

6. Center of convenience: beach-oriented bungalow along South Forest Beach

Perhaps, more than anything, you’re seeking a more typical experience central to all the fun on the island. Allow this bijou bungalow, located minutes away from the beach, Coligny Plaza, and Pope Avenue, to be your dwelling on your trip. Though it might seem somewhat lackluster at first sight, the bungalow is located in a quiet yet convenient location, and provides the coziness of a classic American suburb. Turn the key and open the door into your new vacation rental, and enter a home of quirky colors, elevating the sense of a truly American stay. Rest, relax, and unwind with a natural, beach-side vibe in the serene, aquatic colors of the bedroom and bathroom. If the summer heat burns, or if you feel like a swim without the sand, the nearby community pool will be open for use daily.

Crabby Patty's Beach Cabin

7. Green golf: plantation home bordering a golf course

For a slightly higher price, enjoy Hilton Head’s greenery with another one of the island’s highlights: its golf courses! Stay with the green right at your doorstep with this Airbnb cottage in the woods. Do not be deceived by its woodland location. Set in the heart of Sea Pines Plantation, this cabin-inspired home is just a few minutes away from many Hilton Head experiences, from Heron Point Golf Links to the lively tourist center of Harbour Town. Enter your holiday home for the first time and be greeted by sunny yellow walls, accentuated by light streaming in through glass windows and doors. A far call from its exterior, the living space of this cottage animates the soul for an adventure beyond its doors. Plush beds wait in the residence’s two bedrooms, ready to receive any weary traveler. With Harbour Town just 15 minutes away by bike, travel down for some groceries to prepare a home-cooked meal in this cozy kitchen, made even more homey with fridge magnets, among other cute decorative touches.

2 bedroom home in Sea Pines Plantation (sleeps 6)
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
13 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the resort pool and amenities are awesome
Cleanliness:
the entire space was very clean
their place is clean and has all the essentials
Host:
the hosts recommend you take a flash light if you are checking in late
Location:
great location and great value
tess and matt's place is located in a great location and just minutes from the beach
great place to rest but still close to everything
had a great experience fun place to stay and convenient to everything
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8. Guest suite in a resort (from USD 199)

Located inside a beach resort in Hilton Head that features numerous amenities, including sports facilities, fitness center, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools, this lovely guest suite will make sure you have a lovely stay here. The suite has the color of the ocean and features a modern interior and elegant decors. It offers two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests, ideal for a small family, two couples, or a group of friends. You’ll also find here all the usual home conveniences, such as a functional kitchen, a stylish sitting area, a dining set-up, and a private bathroom.

Play and Relax, at Hilton Head Beach Resort with Nature
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
152 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we relaxed after dinner watching amazon prime movies on the smart tv
amazing condo the resorts pools were the perfect spot to relax
the apartment was so much enjoyed we had a good time relaxing sleeping and touring around the area
the condo was very comfortable and lovely
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and beautiful
clean roomy safe quiet
the condo was very clean and cute
the condo is spacious and very clean
overall the place was clean enough
Host:
kevin is a very good host
kevin was a gracious host
kevin was an amazing host
kevin is a super host
kevin is a great host
Location:
good location and close to everything
and the location is amazing
great location couldn’t ask for better
the location is central to everything and we loved the beautiful board walk to the ocean
i loved that it was close to a very nice pool
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9. Two-story row beach house (from USD 325)

Located just walking distance to the beach, this luxury Airbnb vacation rental offers three bedrooms that can accommodate up to eight guests, ideal for a big family. The house has a contemporary design with hardwood floorings, ornamental plants, and beautiful pieces of furniture. It also contains all the essential home furnishings as well as modern conveniences, including a well-equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar, a comfortable living room, and an elegant dining set-up. Another great thing about this house is it accepts pets without charging any additional fee.

Richard’s Second Row Beach House with Oceanview
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
19 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's beautiful with 10 foot ceilings and plenty of room for sleeping
the bunk beds were perfect (and safe) for our toddlers
Cleanliness:
it’s extremely clean and up to date
the place was nice and clean and we all slept comfortably
the home was sparkling clean and absolutey gorgeous
Host:
the home was better than expected and the host had everything expertly prepared for our visit
richard is a wonderful host – he quickly responded to my questions both before and after booking
both host and house are very pet and guest friendly- thank you richard
Location:
wonderful house with great location across the street from the beach
richard’s place is really nice and close to the beach very spacious and can house a lot of people
can't beat the location privacy and comfort for a small family adult couples
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10. Lovely two-bedroom condo unit (from USD 100)

Located at the Westin Resort & Spa, just two blocks away from the beach, this Hilton Head condo rental will make your stay here one you can never forget. The complex has numerous amenities like an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center, and a spa where you can have massages and other treatments. As for your unit, it contains two bedrooms that can sleep up to six guests comfortably, perfect for a family. Also, it has an open-plan concept with a cozy sitting area, dining, and a kitchen with a breakfast bar.

Ocean Palms Villa - Westin Resort and Spa
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Homey on Hilton Head

Find a home away from home without having to compromise on your holiday. Live the high life on these Airbnbs in Hilton Head, South Carolina – revel in nature, hang out at the harbor, and score a hole-in-one – without the typically high hotel costs.

Frequently asked questions about the best Airbnbs in Hilton Head, South Carolina

1. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Hilton Head?

There are only a few accommodations in Hilton Head that accept pets, and in case you need one, make sure you book this row beach house.

2. Which are the best cheap Airbnbs in Hilton Head?

Booking a vacation rental instead of a hotel room is more budget-friendly. If you want help choosing one, check out these Airbnbs: the studio home and the sunny beach getaway.

3. Which are the best Airbnbs with a spa in Hilton Head?

After a day of sightseeing and activities, it’s nice to have a massage to soothe those aching muscles. So if you’re planning to stay in Hilton Head, you better book this lovely two-bedroom condo with a spa.

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