If you want to admire beautiful lakes, plan your next getaway to Alexandria. Located in the county seat of Douglas County, Alexandria is home to captivating lakes, exciting outdoor activities, and interesting shopping and dining spots. The city is the primary tourist destination in Minnesota not just for lakes and resorts but also because of its tourism events such as the Apple Fest and Douglas County Fair. Alexandria’s downtown boasts plenty of art corners, trails, wineries, parks, and museums. You will never run out of things to explore in this city. Browse our top ten Airbnb vacation rentals in Alexandria, Minnesota, and decide what suits your needs.
1. Spacious vacation home with lake views (from USD 299)
This vacation home is perfect for up to 12 persons as it has 3 huge bedrooms and spacious common areas. The place also features a covered deck overlooking the lake and a yard with a fire pit, a lift, and a boat dock. You’ll never get bored here as you can go for a walk at winding trails within the property or play golf at the golfing fairway. You’ll also have a very relaxing stay here as the entire home is quiet and the surrounding environment is tranquil. Amenities include a full kitchen, heating and airconditioning units, bathroom essentials, and a workspace.
Wickstrom LodgeAlexandria, Minnesota, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:a very spacious facility with awesome views large confortable beds couches chairs and space galore inside & out
Cleanliness:very clean & well managedbeautiful setting and clean spacious accommodationsthe bedding and towels provided cleansuper clean with great walking trailsit was nice and clean with lots of room
Host:owner was wonderful to work withjennifer was a great host and very responsive to all of our questionsshe responds quickly to any questions and is truly a super host she has thought of it alla million thank you’s to this hostjennifer was an awesome hostRead more reviews
Location:great location not too far from main area of alexandriagreat place for a family get awaythis is a great place to get awaythis place is awesome with a very well stocked kitchen for any type of event
2. Spacious duplex with private entrance (from USD 169)
This vacation rental features three bedrooms, five beds, and one spacious bathroom. You’ll have full access to the private garage and the entire yard where you and your companions can set up a bonfire. There are also exciting activities to try near the place such as biking at the bike trails, hanging out at the beaches, and playing at the mini-golf. This chic, basement-style duplex also gives you access to the private entrance, gas fireplace, full kitchen, and washer/dryer room. Free breakfast is also provided when you check-in.
Spacious and beautiful Alexandria homeAlexandria, Minnesota, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:wifi was an added bonus as wellit’s comfortable filled with thoughtful amenities and even yummy snacks we will returncoffee and some breakfast items provided we're nice touchesmark and heather had stocked the kitchen with an array of thoughtful snacksthe tree house three season room and outdoor fireplace area were all wonderful
Cleanliness:very clean and comfortable bedseverything is neat and cleanhouse is clean comfortable and has great spaceclean decorated very cute and comfy plenty of towels and having the basic groceries and snacks was helpfulthis is a really spacious property very clean
Host:hosts were generous and attentivepros: hosts were very welcoming and responsive to questionshosts are thoughtful hospitable and prompt at answering any questionsmark and heather were wonderful hostsawesome host and we had a great timeRead more reviews
Location:location is really nice as you are close to anything you might needthe house is located in a safe and quiet neighborhood that is close to many attractionsit was a great location to downtown but still a quiet areathe location of this home was a perfect distance for all sort of things to dogreat spot and location this was our final destination on a family cycling trip from fergus falls
3. Pet-friendly retreat best for families (from USD 109)
This one-bedroom apartment suite features convenient access to the marvelous Alexandria lakes, numerous restaurants, local breweries, and the finest golf courses. Once you check-in here, you can expect two queen beds, outdoor seating, a sparkling clean bathroom, and a spacious living room. You’ll also have full access to the private entrance with a deck overlooking the lake. This vacation rental comes with other essential amenities such as cable TV, heating, kitchen, free parking, iron, smoke alarm, and a work desk.
Alexandria, the City of Lakes!Alexandria, Minnesota, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the beds were super comfortable and the fan plus ac unit kept everything nice and coolcomfortable beds plenty of space towels linens comfortable couch turns into a bed in the living roomenjoyed all the breakfast food which included cereal yogurt fruit eggs milk coffee and teathere is a nice deck on top of the stairway next to the apartment entrancethe bed was comfortable and the bedding so soft
Cleanliness:very clean and well maintainedclean and super comfy bedsvery clean and family friendlyclean quiet convenient and affordableclean and well thought out
Host:debra was a great hostshe was very responsive to questions that i hadshe is such a great hostthe host is very nice and personablethe host was friendly and made sure we had what we neededRead more reviews
Location:great location with easy access to downtown alexandria and the lakesit is a great locationgreat location and had everything that we neededgood location and i'd stay there againthis is a great apartment and is in a central location
4. Well-equipped home with wooded views (from USD 91)
Stay at this accommodation and enjoy full access to two bedrooms, a fully stocked kitchen, two bathrooms, and elegant living and dining spaces. There’s also a patio where you can read a book, chill with a cup of tea or coffee, or just enjoy the views of lush trees. The place is also well-maintained and disinfected regularly for every guest’s safety. Expect other features of this vacation home such as access to the fenced back yard, private entrance, free parking, washing machine, TV, and bathroom essentials.
Into the Blue Vacation HomeAlexandria, Minnesota, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:good strong wifi and they had a roku in the living roomwe loved the new air conditioning during the hot 4th of july weekend weatherit was very well furnished with necessities like paper towels toilet paper shampoo/conditioner dishwasher soap etcthe beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:absolutely spotless very nicely appointed andthe place was well decorated and very clean and shinysuper nice clean and well-kept homethis home was very clean and cozyadorable house wonderful decorating for the season impeccably clean amazing communication
Host:great hosts highly recommendgreat place great host great valuesue and gary were great hostssue and gary are awesome hostsgreat hosts and a terrific houseRead more reviews
Location:a beautiful house conveniently located close to shopping and foodgreat location perfect house for the pricevery cute clean darling house close to downtown alexandriathis is a great airbnb the price was right and so was the locationa great place to get away
5. Beautiful lake home with hot tub (from USD 595)
Traveling with a group? Then consider this gorgeous lake home with five bedrooms, eight beds, and three bathrooms. With these amazing amenities, up to 15 of your friends or relatives can stay and enjoy activities such as outdoor grilling, camping at the fire pit, and fishing at the nearby lake. This vacation house also comes equipped with air conditioning, TV, roomy common spaces, a hot tub, washing machine, dryer, and a private entrance. The place is also near Alexandria’s finest lakes such as Lake Geneva, Lake Le Homme Dieu, Lake Victoria, and Lake Darling.
Beautiful 5000 square foot lake home - Sleeps 16Alexandria, Minnesota, United States
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Host:and ken was a wonderful hostken was very helpful and accommodating during our stayRead more reviews
Location:with the beautiful weather however it's a fantastic locationoverall a great place to staythis house is amazing it’s a perfect place for bigger groups to stay
6. Classy apartment near the lakes (from USD 105)
Situated near Lake Le Homme Dieu and Lake Geneva, this apartment is something you’ll surely love if you’re into elegant stuff. Every space is meticulously arranged and has luxurious touches – you will feel as if you’re living in a medium-sized guest house of an affluent person. This one-bedroom apartment sleeps up to four guests. You’ll have access to the private entrance through the garage, full kitchen, clean bathroom, and laundry area. The location is also nice as it’s close to unique restaurants, downtown shopping, a swimming beach, and local wineries and distilleries.
Apartment near the LakesAlexandria, Minnesota, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:this place has all the amenities you could wish for and the kitchen is lovelygreat place for a weekend stay private space very noise-free and comfortableit is a nice size apartment for 2-4 peopleeven though the apartment is above the garage we stayed cool the whole time with the acgreat location next to lake; beautiful views and nice hot water in the shower a total win for me
Cleanliness:misty has a very clean and quaint spacevery clean and niceit was clean and comfortablemistys place us clean and comfortablethe place was very clean and perfect for our short visit
Host:host was very responsive and willing to helphosts were wonderful and very responsive to emailsfriendly and kind hosts and a beautiful spacewe loved this place stay here you won't regret it the owner is also very niceyou can expect a warm greeting and responsive hostsRead more reviews
Location:cute little place close to alexandriagreat location near two of alexandria's wonderful lakesa wonderful space the location was perfect for a relaxing walk to nearby lakesgreat location and space to stay inmisty's placy is beautiful and close to town and the lakes
7. Lakefront abode with private dock (from USD 184)
Every space in this minimalist vacation house is wide enough for up to 12 guests. This three-bedroom cottage lets you enjoy wraparound lake views from inside and outside. You’ll also fall in love with the location as it is seated in Lake Mary’s private shoreline where you can swim at the sandy beach or off the dock. You’ll never run out of interesting things to explore while staying here as it is also near downtown Alexandria and Casey’s Amusement Park. Amenities include a well-equipped kitchen, free wi-fi, smart TV, air conditioning, and a basement laundry room.
Lake Mary Cottage w/Private Beach & Boat DockAlexandria, Minnesota, United States
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Location:great location on lake mary
8. Rustic boat house with lake views (from USD 195)
Situated at the water’s edge, this cozy boathouse gives you access to one bedroom, one full-sized bed, one bath, and a fully equipped kitchen. The interiors have a combined rustic and modern touches and every furniture piece is neatly arranged. The place is quiet and you can enjoy lounging on the screen porch while admiring the lake views. There’s also a dock where you can go fishing and an outdoor seating area where you can just relax after exploring Alexandria. Other amenities include a private entrance, TV, heating, and bathroom essentials.
Lake Le Homme Dieu Bay Boat HouseAlexandria, Minnesota, United StatesSuperhost
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Host:great place - fantastic communication and a wonderful hostRead more reviews
Location:great little place right on the water
9. Gorgeous private room in a dome house (from USD 140)
This residence for two looks unique because of its minimalist industrial look. The room is spotlessly clean, neatly arranged, and has a huge and comfy bed. The host is also attentive to every guests’ needs – she also provides snacks and coffee. Outside the place, you can walk around at a nearby field or lounge at the dock just to appreciate the lake views. The location is remote so a peaceful and quiet night is guaranteed. Amenities include wi-fi, free parking, heating, bathroom essentials, and private entrance.
Grain Bin #6 Luxury on Environmental LakeAlexandria, Minnesota, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the bed was extremely comfortable and we both got a good night sleep
Cleanliness:the place was clean and looked greatthe room was very clean and cozyvery cool property that is very quiet modern and cleanwe felt reassured that the facility was cleanRead more reviews
Location:i liked the romote location and privacy it offereda beautiful and unique room in a beautiful setting close proximity to great local attractionswe love staying in unique places and this is for sure uniqueperfect place to “get away” with plenty to do within a 1-5 mile radiusthis was the cutest place to spend the night
10. Vintage duplex near downtown Alexandria
This newly remodeled traditional home can impress you because of its vibrant, pastel themed decor and furniture. The place is good for four guests and it has two bedrooms, two large beds, and one spotlessly clean bathroom. You’ll have access to the well-equipped kitchen, spacious living room, and grill for shared use. The location is also excellent as it is close to downtown Alexandria, parks, and trails. Other amenities include laundry facilities, first aid kit, air conditioning, work table, dining area with four seating, and a private entrance to the upper duplex.
Explore Alexandria from Cute, Vintage Upper DuplexAlexandria, Minnesota, United States
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Amenities & Room:we just rented the upstairs; air conditioner or ceiling fan in every room made it very comfortablehowever it was a hot weekend and the air conditioning did very little to cool the upstairswonderful cozy spot with everything you need in alexandria mnbeds are really comfortable had a great nights sleep
Cleanliness:it is just like advertised clean and well stockedsimple clean 2-bedroom apartment on the top floor of a housegreat space the apartment was clean provided plenty of linen and had every kitchen gadget you could possibly needcute clean space very responsive hostsan older modest home very clean and comfortable and well supplied
Host:they are such wonderful hostsRead more reviews
Location:good location in downtown alexandriagreat location for accessing downtowneasy and convenient location - thanksgreat location if you want to be very close to downtown alexandria the lakes and trailscute place with comfortable beds
Alexandria has a myriad of adorable vacation rentals
Not only the lakes but also these Airbnb vacation rentals in Alexandria make the journey memorable. Plan your getaway wisely and stay safe. Book a stay that suits your requirement and have a fun holiday!
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